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Bahrain MD convicted in protests on hunger strike

June 21st, 2012 Comments off

A doctor sentenced on charges of aiding anti-government protests in Bahrain says he has gone on a hunger strike.
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Abdulhadi AlKhawaja

June 1st, 2012 Comments off
Abdulhadi AlKhawaja’s statement about ending his hunger strike

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Bahrain activist Khawaja to end 110-day hunger strike

May 28th, 2012 Comments off

Abdulhadi al-Khawaja is to end his hunger strike on Monday eveningOpposition activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, facing a life sentence on charges of seeking to overthrow Bahrain's Sunni rulers, announced Monday ending a 110-day hunger strike, as another rights campaigner is released on bail.

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Bahrain activist ‘to end fast’

May 28th, 2012 Comments off

Bahraini human rights activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja is said to be ending his 110-day hunger strike, as another detained activist, Nabeel Rajab, is released on bail.
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Egyptian detainees start hunger strike

May 20th, 2012 Comments off

Presidential candidate, Khaled Ali gestures as he speaks to his supporters in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, May 20, 2012. Egypt's youngest presidential candidate has joined dozens of activists on hunger strike to protest the continued detention of more than 300 people who face possible military prosecution. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)More than 100 Egyptians held since a mass arrest over two weeks ago began an open-ended hunger strike Sunday to protest their continued detention and the possibility they will face military prosecution, activists said.

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Egypt presidential candidate joins hunger strike

May 20th, 2012 Comments off

CAIRO -; An Egypt presidential candidate has joined dozens of activists on hunger strike to protest the continued detention of more than 300 people who face possible military …
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Prison hunger strikers in deal with Israel to end mass fast

May 14th, 2012 Comments off

Relatives of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike celebrate in Gaza City celebrate news of a dealPalestinian prisoners on hunger strike agreed with Israel on Monday to end their fast in return for improved conditions, officials on both sides said.

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Hamas says talks progressing on hunger strikers

May 12th, 2012 Comments off

Ismail Haniya says there has been an 'important development' in talks to end a mass hunger strikeIsraeli and Egyptian officials are making progress in attempts to end a mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners, some of them close to death, Gaza’s Hamas prime minister said on Saturday.

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Israel seeks deal with Palestinian hunger strikers

May 10th, 2012 Comments off

Clashes outside Ofer PrisonIsrael’s prison service has offered to ease restrictions on Palestinian prisoners in a bid to end a mass hunger strike that has left several detainees close to death, sources told AFP on Thursday.

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Hunger strikers in Israel appeal

May 4th, 2012 Comments off

Israel’s Supreme Court defers a decision on an appeal against their imprisonment by two Palestinians who have been on hunger strike for 64 days.
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