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World's longest hunger-strike ends with honey

One of India's most-prominent political activists has ended her 16-year hunger strike. Licking honey from her hand, Irom Sharmila declared "I will never forget this moment."

One of India's most-prominent political activists has ended her 16-year hunger strike. Licking honey from her hand, Irom Sharmila declared "I will never forget this moment."

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Angola activists' situation 'worrying,' says Amnesty International

Amnesty International has described the situation of 15 activists detained in Angola as “worrying.” The group is on hunger strike. Among them is

Amnesty International has described the situation of 15 activists detained in Angola as “worrying.” The group is on hunger strike. Among them is

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Angola: 'Rebel' Luaty Beirão ends hunger strike

Popular Angolan rapper Luaty Beirão has ended a hunger strike which he began on September 21, 2015. He is due to go on trial in mid-November, accused

Popular Angolan rapper Luaty Beirão has ended a hunger strike which he began on September 21, 2015. He is due to go on trial in mid-November, accused

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Detained Angolan rapper blames president for his hunger strike

The Angolan rapper and activist Luaty Beirao who has been on hunger strike since September 21 in protest at his arrest is said to be deteriorating

The Angolan rapper and activist Luaty Beirao who has been on hunger strike since September 21 in protest at his arrest is said to be deteriorating

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Palestinian hunger striker Mohammed Allan returned to Israeli prison

Israeli authorities have returned Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan to prison, following a stint in hospital. Allan was being treated for brain

Israeli authorities have returned Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan to prison, following a stint in hospital. Allan was being treated for brain

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Hunger strikers dig in to protest over Beirut rubbish crisis

Hunger strikers in Lebanon are continuing their protest at the mounds of stinking rubbish that are piling up In Beirut. The protests began in August

Hunger strikers in Lebanon are continuing their protest at the mounds of stinking rubbish that are piling up In Beirut. The protests began in August

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Israeli court suspends Palestinian hunger striker's detention

Israel’s Supreme Court has suspended the detention of a Palestinian hunger striker who has sustained brain damage after 65 days without food. The

Israel’s Supreme Court has suspended the detention of a Palestinian hunger striker who has sustained brain damage after 65 days without food. The

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Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez ends hunger strike

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has ended a 30-day hunger strike in jail after one of his key demands was met. A date has been set for

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has ended a 30-day hunger strike in jail after one of his key demands was met. A date has been set for