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#Hunger Strike

# hunger-strike - Friday 23 April, 2021

Alexei Navalny to end prison hunger strike
# Russia
# Russia

Alexei Navalny to end prison hunger strike

Apr 23rd 2021, 2:04 PM 21,899 Views 24 Comments

Alexei Navalny said he will continue to demand a visit from his doctor to address a loss of sensation in his legs and arms.

# hunger-strike - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s doctors prevented from seeing him in prison hospital
# Hunger Strike
# Hunger Strike

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s doctors prevented from seeing him in prison hospital

Apr 20th 2021, 3:24 PM 8,836 Views 6 Comments

Navalny has been on a hunger strike since 31 March.

# hunger-strike - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

'Pushed to breaking point': Mass hunger strike at Egyptian prison
# Cairo
# Cairo

'Pushed to breaking point': Mass hunger strike at Egyptian prison

Jul 31st 2019, 7:22 AM 7,690 Views 7 Comments

Inmates have been on hunger strike for more than six weeks, Amnesty International has said.

# hunger-strike - Saturday 15 June, 2019

British-Iranian woman begins fresh hunger strike in Tehran jail
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

British-Iranian woman begins fresh hunger strike in Tehran jail

Jun 15th 2019, 4:28 PM 18,484 Views 15 Comments

Nazanin was sentenced to five years for allegedly trying to topple the Iranian government.

# hunger-strike - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Time for Irish unity referendum is drawing near, says Mary Lou McDonald
# Brexit
# Brexit

Time for Irish unity referendum is drawing near, says Mary Lou McDonald

Aug 5th 2018, 6:31 PM 19,293 Views 91 Comments

Earlier this week, McDonald said that a ‘chaotic brexit’ is not the time to seek a united Ireland.

# hunger-strike - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Man caught with bomb during Queen's visit quits hunger strike after 11 days
# Hunger Strike
# Hunger Strike

Man caught with bomb during Queen's visit quits hunger strike after 11 days

Sep 27th 2017, 1:39 PM 15,625 Views 27 Comments

He demanded to be treated as a political prisoner.

# hunger-strike - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Israel gives in to hunger strikers' demands as Palestinian prisoners call off protest
# Concessions
# Concessions

Israel gives in to hunger strikers' demands as Palestinian prisoners call off protest

May 27th 2017, 10:14 AM 10,695 Views 64 Comments

The deal was brokered by the Red Cross.

# hunger-strike - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Israeli activists taunt Palestinian hunger strikers by having barbecue outside prison
# Outrage
# Outrage

Israeli activists taunt Palestinian hunger strikers by having barbecue outside prison

Apr 22nd 2017, 12:54 PM 17,382 Views 132 Comments

“The idea was to break them, make them hungry,” said a spokesperson for the group.

# hunger-strike - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'His spirit is finally broken': MEP claims Ibrahim Halawa is 'being kept alive by glucose injections'
# Hunger Strike
# Hunger Strike

'His spirit is finally broken': MEP claims Ibrahim Halawa is 'being kept alive by glucose injections'

Mar 19th 2017, 2:25 PM 42,621 Views 148 Comments

Lynn Boylan says Halawa has been ‘on hunger strikes on and off’ throughout his detention.

# hunger-strike - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Family statement says Ibrahim Halawa moved to prison hospital
# Heart Condition
# Heart Condition

Family statement says Ibrahim Halawa moved to prison hospital

Feb 23rd 2017, 6:03 PM 32,184 Views 177 Comments

His family say his heart problem has deteriorated.

# hunger-strike - Monday 13 February, 2017

Russia orders prison inmate on hunger strike to pay his own medical costs
# Not Our Problem
# Not Our Problem

Russia orders prison inmate on hunger strike to pay his own medical costs

Feb 13th 2017, 8:21 PM 11,961 Views 40 Comments

Andrei Krekov said he went on hunger strike after being placed in solitary confinement.

# hunger-strike - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Hunger-striking Iranian man to be granted access to asylum process
# Sligo
# Sligo

Hunger-striking Iranian man to be granted access to asylum process

Nov 15th 2016, 2:11 PM 12,609 Views 109 Comments

The man was admitted to hospital yesterday after 35 days on hunger strike.

# hunger-strike - Friday 9 September, 2016

Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike in military prison
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike in military prison

Sep 9th 2016, 10:52 PM 21,622 Views 85 Comments

She claims the military is refusing to treat her gender dysphoria.

# hunger-strike - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Irish prisons ran out of overtime cash in 1984 - so they started letting prisoners go early
# Off You Go So
# Off You Go So

Irish prisons ran out of overtime cash in 1984 - so they started letting prisoners go early

Dec 31st 2015, 6:00 PM 9,966 Views 8 Comments

The process was known as ‘shedding’.

# hunger-strike - Friday 13 November, 2015

Crucifixion and electrocution - the horrendous conditions of Ibrahim Halawa's captivity
# Hunger Strike
# Hunger Strike

Crucifixion and electrocution - the horrendous conditions of Ibrahim Halawa's captivity

Nov 13th 2015, 3:26 PM 24,691 Views 181 Comments

The Dublin teenager is now on hunger strike, and says he will remain so until he is released.

# hunger-strike - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Ibrahim Halawa's hunger strike is 'unlikely to serve any positive purpose at all'
# Egypt
# Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa's hunger strike is 'unlikely to serve any positive purpose at all'

Jun 11th 2015, 10:45 PM 20,220 Views 213 Comments

The teenager said in a letter that he is “hit for every word I say that the officer doesn’t like” and “not allowed hug [his] own mother.”

# hunger-strike - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

"We are winning this campaign": Families tell water protesters to stop hunger strike
# Water Protesters
# Water Protesters

"We are winning this campaign": Families tell water protesters to stop hunger strike

Feb 24th 2015, 7:05 AM 15,489 Views 194 Comments

The call comes amid reports that the three protesters who had been on hunger strike – Paul “Ollie” Moore, Derek Byrne and Damien O’Neill – had ended their action.

# hunger-strike - Monday 29 December, 2014

A man in his 70s has gone on hunger strike to save his local post office
# Hunger Strike
# Hunger Strike

A man in his 70s has gone on hunger strike to save his local post office

Dec 29th 2014, 9:46 AM 19,351 Views 53 Comments

Michael Kilgannon says he is feeling “fine” after 48 hours.

# hunger-strike - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Thirteen inmates who had been on hunger strike die of poisoning in Venezuela
# Conditions
# Conditions

Thirteen inmates who had been on hunger strike die of poisoning in Venezuela

Nov 27th 2014, 11:34 AM 13,668 Views 15 Comments

The inmates broke into the prison infirmary and drank a cocktail of grain alcohol and prescription drugs.

# hunger-strike - Monday 13 October, 2014

This Cork man is on hunger strike to protest against the water charges
# Taking A Stand
# Taking A Stand

This Cork man is on hunger strike to protest against the water charges

Oct 13th 2014, 10:55 PM 32,123 Views 165 Comments

Gary Coleman plans to stay on the hunger strike until 25 October, when a march is planned against the charges in Cork.

# hunger-strike - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Trial of human rights activist 'based on scant and dubious evidence'
# Egypt
# Egypt

Trial of human rights activist 'based on scant and dubious evidence'

Sep 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,134 Views 4 Comments

Another female activist arrested after a protest in June is currently on hunger strike.

# hunger-strike - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Extra services put in place at Direct Provision centre after protests
# Mount Trenchard
# Mount Trenchard

Extra services put in place at Direct Provision centre after protests

Aug 30th 2014, 12:35 PM 7,390 Views 30 Comments

A small number of residents at the Limerick centre had gone on hunger strike.

# hunger-strike - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ibrahim Halawa on hunger strike in Egyptian prison
# Egypt
# Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa on hunger strike in Egyptian prison

Aug 17th 2014, 7:59 PM 16,255 Views 255 Comments

The teenager has been in an Egyptian prison for a year.

# hunger-strike - Friday 14 February, 2014

Brevik wants to hunger strike for better video games
# Norway
# Norway

Brevik wants to hunger strike for better video games

Feb 14th 2014, 9:12 PM 20,974 Views 99 Comments

The mass murderer has described the conditions in prison as ‘torture’.

# hunger-strike - Monday 25 November, 2013

Ukraine: Jailed opposition leader goes on hunger strike as protests continue
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine: Jailed opposition leader goes on hunger strike as protests continue

Nov 25th 2013, 7:43 PM 5,601 Views 16 Comments

Yesterday, tens of thousands protested in central Kiev in the biggest demonstration since the 2004 Orange Revolution overturned a rigged ballot and forced new elections.

# hunger-strike - Friday 18 October, 2013

US court takes up appeal on Gitmo force-feeding
# Guantánamo Bay
# Guantánamo Bay

US court takes up appeal on Gitmo force-feeding

Oct 18th 2013, 9:20 PM 6,421 Views 18 Comments

Three Guantanamo detainees want force-feeding banned as they say it is ‘inhumane’.

# hunger-strike - Friday 27 September, 2013

Hunger-striking Pussy Riot inmate says prison took away her water
# Prison Camp
# Prison Camp

Hunger-striking Pussy Riot inmate says prison took away her water

Sep 27th 2013, 1:42 PM 11,999 Views 66 Comments

“Without water a person dies in a few days during a hunger strike,” said 23-year-old Nadezhda Tolokonnikova.

# hunger-strike - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Pussy Riot member on hunger strike over 'slave labour' at gulag-style prison
# Prison Camp
# Prison Camp

Pussy Riot member on hunger strike over 'slave labour' at gulag-style prison

Sep 24th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,269 Views 64 Comments

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova says women are forced to work 16-17 hours a day, get just four hours sleep, and endure repeated abuse at the prison camp.

# hunger-strike - Friday 16 August, 2013

Column: Why is Guantanamo Bay still open?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why is Guantanamo Bay still open?

Aug 16th 2013, 7:00 AM 36 Views 61 Comments

Detainees eligible for release from Guantanamo Bay are caught in limbo: the US won’t accept them and foreign countries are reluctant to take in refugees who have been incarcerated with terrorists, writes Scott Fitzsimmons.

# hunger-strike - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Property tax hunger striker wants to block returning TDs from entering Dáil
# 2013 Lockout
# 2013 Lockout

Property tax hunger striker wants to block returning TDs from entering Dáil

Aug 6th 2013, 9:49 PM 14,710 Views 220 Comments

Tony Rochford – who spent over three weeks on hunger strike over the new tax earlier this summer – is organising a new protest for the end of the Dáil recess.

# hunger-strike - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

John Dundon murder trial to resume at Special Criminal Court
# Courts
# Courts

John Dundon murder trial to resume at Special Criminal Court

Jul 23rd 2013, 7:15 AM 5,277 Views 0 Comments

The trial of John Dundon, who is accused of the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan in Limerick, had been adjourned for two weeks after a key witness was hospitalised.

# hunger-strike - Friday 12 July, 2013

Tony Rochford ends hunger strike after doctor’s report
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Tony Rochford ends hunger strike after doctor’s report

Jul 12th 2013, 9:05 PM 24,128 Views 108 Comments

Property tax hunger striker Rochford had not eaten for 23 days before last night.

# hunger-strike - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Property tax hunger striker: Meeting with Taoiseach must happen soon
# Tony Rochford
# Tony Rochford

Property tax hunger striker: Meeting with Taoiseach must happen soon

Jul 9th 2013, 5:31 PM 10,597 Views 67 Comments

Tony Rochford is on his 23rd day without food and feels his right to work is being denied.

# hunger-strike - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

150 doctors write to Obama offering services to Guantánamo hunger strikers
# Guantánamo Bay
# Guantánamo Bay

150 doctors write to Obama offering services to Guantánamo hunger strikers

Jun 19th 2013, 6:35 AM 4,972 Views 5 Comments

The more than 100 detainees on hunger strike at the detention facility have said that they do not trust military doctors who engaged in painful force-feeding.

# hunger-strike - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Dundon trial to begin as he is hospitalised following prison hunger strike
# Courts
# Courts

Dundon trial to begin as he is hospitalised following prison hunger strike

Jun 4th 2013, 10:27 AM 11,028 Views 0 Comments

John Dundon is due before the Special Criminal Court today charged in connection with the 2008 murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan.

# hunger-strike - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Jailed Pussy Riot member ends hunger strike
# Pussy Riot
# Pussy Riot

Jailed Pussy Riot member ends hunger strike

Jun 1st 2013, 4:22 PM 8,620 Views 32 Comments

Maria Alyokhina has announced an end to her hunger strike after 11 days as the prison has met her demands.

# hunger-strike - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Jailed Pussy Riot member to go on hunger strike
# Russia
# Russia

Jailed Pussy Riot member to go on hunger strike

May 22nd 2013, 1:20 PM 10,086 Views 48 Comments

The 24-year-old is one of two members of the opposition punk band serving two years in remote prison camps over an anti-Kremlin stunt in a church last year.

# hunger-strike - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Pressure grows on Obama to free hunger strikers - or put them on trial
# Guantánamo
# Guantánamo

Pressure grows on Obama to free hunger strikers - or put them on trial

May 11th 2013, 8:30 AM 7,233 Views 29 Comments

Almost two-thirds of the prisoners at Guantanamo are on a hunger strike, which entered its fourth month earlier this week.

# hunger-strike - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Bulgaria wrestling coach on hunger strike
# TAKING ACTION
From The42
# TAKING ACTION

Bulgaria wrestling coach on hunger strike

Mar 3rd 2013, 1:30 PM 1,414 Views 1 Comment

Armen Nazaryan is making the stance in protest at wrestling being dumped from the 2020 Olympics.

# hunger-strike - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Fine Gael, Sinn Féin in war of words over Dessie Ellis claims
# 1982 State Papers
# 1982 State Papers

Fine Gael, Sinn Féin in war of words over Dessie Ellis claims

Dec 29th 2012, 4:03 PM 9,011 Views 111 Comments

FG chairman Charlie Flanagan said Dessie Ellis’s refusal to discuss British claims that he was involved in IRA murders were “utterly disgraceful”.

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