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Thousands join protest in support for Turkey hunger strikers

The protesters gathered at a square in Bakirkoy on the European side of Istanbul, with police tightening security measures.

Hundreds go on hunger strike at Australian detention centre

More than 200 Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation detainees are refusing to eat until the government improves the facilities.

AG considers amending charges to allow Sosma detainees to be tried

Deputy Minister Hanipa Maidin says the process will be conducted on a case-by-case basis.

In Penang, ill Sosma detainees go on hunger strike

They have also stopped taking their medication, saying they would rather die than continue suffering in detention, says Malaysian Tamilar Kural.

Put Sosma trials on hold pending repeal, says lawyer

N Sivananthan says if abolished, the procedural law will not benefit those convicted of organised crimes who have appealed to the Court of Appeal and Federal Court.

Anwar: Sosma worse than ISA, cases should be reviewed

Former deputy prime minister says he will raise the treatment of Sosma detainees with the home minister.

Sosma detainees agree to end hunger strike, says Hanipa

The deputy minister says their families no longer need to worry over their health.

Hanipa meets Sosma detainees over hunger strike

The deputy minister urges them to stop risking their health and end the hunger strike.

US urges Russia to ‘immediately release’ Ukrainian filmmaker Sentsov

Sentsov was arrested in Crimea after Moscow's 2014 annexation of the peninsula and has been languishing in a Russian Artic prison with little hope of release.

Ukrainian filmmaker Sentsov enters day 100 of hunger strike

The 42-year-old Kremlin opponent was arrested in Crimea after Moscow's 2014 annexation of the peninsula and has been languishing in a Russian Artic prison with little hope of release.

Ukraine hunger-striker’s mother urges Putin to free son

Lyudmila Sentsova wrote a letter to Vladimir Putin in hopes that the Russian president would free her son Oleg Sentsov from a Russian jail.

Fears grow for hunger-striking Ukrainian film director Sentsov

Oleg Sentsov has been on a hunger strike since May 14 to demand that Russia release Ukrainian political prisoners.

Hunger strike at Japan immigration detention centre after suicide

A man had been depressed about how long it was taking for his status to be adjudicated by authorities and was found hanged in a shower stall at the centre in Ibaraki.

PKR’s Kesavan to pursue EC despite hunger strike setback

The Hutan Melintang assemblyman says the authorities must address electoral complaints, including those on registration of dubious voters in his constituency.

PKR rep on hunger strike rushed to hospital

S Kesavan is rushed to hospital after supporters, fearing for his deteriorating health, call for an ambulance.

Disabled man’s ‘Save Malaysia’ hunger strike postponed

No reason given for postponement of strike which also calls for former opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s release from jail.

MIC sec-gen on hunger strike until RoS DG replaced

G Kumaar Aamaan is demanding the Home Ministry appoint a new ROS DG and investigating officers to probe the MIC's election fiasco.

Man continues with hunger strike

Sanjeeviramah presses on for action against independent Kulim Bandar Baru MP Zulkifli Noordin for belittling Indians and Hindus

Waythamoorthy ends his 21-day hunger strike

He has been warded for observation with his next step most likely to be to obtain a second meeting with the prime minister.

Archived: Karpal urges Waytha to end fast

Waythamoorthy's condition as a result of his hunger strike continues to cause concerns with him totally confined to his bed today.

Keeping faith with Hindraf, Waythamoorthy

The Hindraf leader should call off his hunger strike so that he can continue his struggle for justice, equal opportunity and freedom in the longer run.

When Indians decide not to vote…

Hindraf leader Waythamoorthy, on his 18th day on hunger strike, writes about the option of strategic abstention by poor Indian voters.

Meeting with PM historic but nothing concrete yet

This is the 17th day of P Waythamoorthy's hunger strike. Today he writes about Hindraf's meeting with the prime minister yesterday.

Archived: What is the role of the state?

Hindraf chairman P Waythamoorthy pens his political thoughts while on his 16th day of hunger strike.