hunger strike

 
Morocco damages itself by stifling criticism
Morocco damages itself by stifling criticism
Morocco frequently turns to the courts when it doesn’t like what its critics have to say, and this has a chilling effect on university research and...
SAHRC invited to set up shop in Lindela
SAHRC invited to set up shop in Lindela
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba, under pressure from Parliament to account for reported human rights abuses at Lindela Repatriation Centre, has...
Deep Read: The power of the hunger strike
Deep Read: The power of the hunger strike
While the hunger strike may have made its greatest political gains in the 20th century helping to expose injustice, overturn prejudice and even...
Israel red-carded over detention orders
Israel red-carded over detention orders
Despite an agreement that was reached last month, which ended a mass protest by Palestinian prisoners.
Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails to go on hunger strike
Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails to go on hunger strike
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are expected to embark on hunger strikes this week to draw attention to imprisonment without...
Bahrain activist moved to hospital after hunger strike
Bahrain activist moved to hospital after hunger strike
A jailed Bahraini activist who has been on hunger strike for 58 days was moved to a hospital and fed intravenously on Friday after his health...
Indian hunger striker goes on fast to end corruption
Indian hunger striker goes on fast to end corruption
Indian activist Anna Hazare, whose anti-graft hunger strike in August attracted public support, held a one-day fast on Sunday demanding the...
Thousands gather as India graft impasse shows signs of thaw
Thousands gather as India graft impasse shows signs of thaw
At least 10 000 people gathered on Saturday to support an anti-corruption social activist who has galvanized much of India against the government...
India protests surge as anti-corruption activist fasts
India protests surge as anti-corruption activist fasts
Protests swelled across India on Wednesday in support of a self-styled Gandhian anti-corruption campaigner fasting to the death in jail, with Prime...
Baviaanspoort prisoners embark on hunger strike
Baviaanspoort prisoners embark on hunger strike
About 900 prisoners have embarked on a hunger strike at the Baviaanspoort medium security prison outside Pretoria, a rights group said on Wednesday. ...
Kroonstad prisoners embark on hunger strike
Kroonstad prisoners embark on hunger strike
Sixteen awaiting-trial prisoners have embarked on a hunger strike at Kroonstad Medium B prison in the Free State, the Department of Correctional...

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