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Turkey jails 14 lawyers representing imprisoned hunger strikers

1 year, 27 days ago
ISTANBUL: A Turkish court on Thursday jailed on terror charges 14 lawyers representing two detained teachers who have been on hunger strike for six months after being sacked in a mass crackdown. The case of Nuriye Gulmen and Semih Ozakca…

Iran reform leader Mehdi Karroubi ends hunger strike

1 year, 2 months ago
TEHRAN: Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, under house arrest for six years, ended his hunger strike late Thursday after the government agreed to remove intelligence agents from his home. However, his demand to face trial -- he…

‘On a hunger strike, you eat yourself’

1 year, 5 months ago
Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails entered the second month of a hunger strike on Wednesday. Led by Palestinian leader and prominent prisoner Marwan Barghouti, around 840 Palestinians are currently on the hunger strike which began…

Palestinian leader on hunger strike sees health decline: NGO

1 year, 5 months ago
RAMALLAH: Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti's health has declined seriously over the past week after he joined a hunger strike with more than 1,000 other prisoners in Israel, an NGO said Monday. Barghouti, 57 and serving five life…

Man demanding Gen. Raheel Sharif’s extension dies

1 year, 10 months ago
KARACHI: A man who was observing a hunger strike till death seeking an extension in the tenure of now former Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, has died. Lutuf Ameen Shibli was protesting outside the Karachi Press Club since the last…

Hunger Strike: MQM meets CM Sindh, federal information minister

2 years, 1 month ago
KARACHI: In a bid to break the ice after Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s hunger strike ‘unto death’ against an alleged political victimisation of party workers enters its sixth day on Monday, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Federal…