Palestinian prisoners plan hunger strike as talks resume

Scores of Palestinians who were rearrested by Israel after being freed in a prisoner exchange are to stage a hunger strike Tuesday as truce talks resume in Cairo, officials said.

Bahrain activist Khawaja on hunger strike, daughter arrested

Jailed Bahraini activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja has been on hunger strike for a week seeking release, his lawyer said on Sunday, adding that authorities have arrested his daughter at the airport.

South Korea ferry victim`s father ends 45-day hunger strike

The father of one of the high school students killed in South Korea`s ferry disaster on Thursday abandoned a hunger strike aimed at forcing lawmakers to set up a full independent inquiry.

Time to listen to the `Iron Lady of Manipur`, Irom Sharmila!

I wonder how many of us would need to relinquish our lives like Irom, who sacrificed herself selflessly for her people, her region.

Irom Sharmila attempts to commit suicide, sent to 15-day judicial custody

Manipuri activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who was this week released from a `jail hospital` after 14 years in custody, was re-arrested on Friday and forcibly taken away from the protest site after she continued with her hunger strike against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).

Hunger strike did not help me: Arvind Kejriwal

Doing hunger strike did not help me and that is why I finally entered politics, AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal told protesting teachers who are sitting on fast unto death here, urging them to end their strike.

Digvijay Singh to stage week-long hunger strike in MP from today

In an attempt to corner the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Madhya Pradesh, Congress leader Digvijay Singh will sit on a seven-day hunger strike in Guna district from Monday, protesting against the state government for not providing relief to natural-calamity hit farmers.

Digvijay Singh to stage week-long hunger strike in Guna

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh said he will stage a seven-day hunger strike in Guna district headquarter from July 7, protesting against the state government for not providing relief to natural-calamity hit farmers.

Digvijay Singh to stage week-long hunger strike in Guna

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday said he will stage a seven-day hunger strike in Guna district headquarter from July 7, protesting against the state government for not providing relief to natural-calamity hit farmers.

Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger-strike after deal with Israel

Scores of Palestinians on hunger-strike ended their protest against detention without trial on Wednesday after winning concessions but no major change of policy from Israel. 

Palestinian prisoners suspend hunger strike, terms unclear

Scores of Palestinians on hunger-strike suspended their protest against detention without charges by Israel on Wednesday, and an Israeli official said there had been no major change of policy.

Egypt to release reporter on hunger strike

Egypt`s top prosecutor has ordered the release of a journalist who has been on hunger strike for more than four months to protest his prolonged detention without charges or trial.

Health of Palestinian detainees on hunger strike worsens

The health conditions of 150 Palestinian detainees, on hunger strike in Israeli jails protesting their detention, deteriorated Sunday as they continued their strike for the 25th day, a Palestinian official said.

5,000 Palestinian prisoners in Israel on hunger strike

Five thousand Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails went on hunger strike Thursday in solidarity with 120 detainees protesting their administrative detention, a Palestinian minister said.

Taiwan anti-nuclear activist starts hunger strike

Former Taiwanese opposition leader and anti-nuclear activist Lin Yi-hsiung Tuesday launched an indefinite hunger strike in protest at a nearly completed nuclear facility, while some of his supporters clashed with police.

American jailed in Cuba ends hunger strike

US contractor Alan Gross ended an eight-day hunger strike to press for his release from prison in Cuba.

Sochi activist launches hunger strike to protest jail term

A leading Russian activist who was jailed after criticising the environmental impact of the Olympic Games in Sochi has gone on hunger strike, his organisation said Monday.

Mass murderer Anders Breivik to hunger strike for better video games

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik threatened to go on hunger strike for better video games and other perks to alleviate his "torture"-like prison conditions.

Expelled AAP MP Vinod Kumar Binny calls off hunger strike, gives Arvind Kejriwal 10 days to act

Expelled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Vinod Kumar Binny called off his hunger strike on Monday giving `more time` to the Kejriwal government in Delhi.

Vinod Kumar Binny claims support of more AAP MLAs, meets Lt Guv over Bharti

Expelled Aam Aadmi Party MLA Vinod Kumar Binny is likely to sit on a fast at Jantar Mantar beginning Monday.