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Sudanese politicians released after beginning hunger strike

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A person wears a Sudanese flag during a protest, in Khartoum, Sudan, November 25, 2021. REUTERS/El Tayeb Siddig Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register CAIRO, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Sudan’s former minister of cabinet affairs Khalid Omer Yousif was released from detention along with others less than......

India Wants to Send Wheat to Ease Afghan Hunger Crisis. Pakistan Has Yet to OK Transit.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here NEW DELHI — Security chiefs from Iran to Russia met on Wednesday in New Delhi to call for “unimpeded” humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan, where millions face starvation as a harsh winter sets in. On Thursday in Islamabad, the......

On hunger strike for my wife Nazanin

BBC
Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of Iranian detainee Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, has been on hunger strike in Whitehall since 24 October, demanding the government does more to secure her release. Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian dual national, was first jailed in Tehran in 2016 on spying charges, which she has always denied. BBC......

Former US Marine Trevor Reed on hunger strike to protest imprisonment in Russia, family says

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “We have received a report from an attorney that Trevor has begun a hunger strike to protest his arbitrary detention and Russian authorities’ numerous and flagrant violations of his basic human rights and his rights under Russian law,” Reed’s......

Hunger striking Georgian ex-leader moved to prison hospital

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Georgia’s former President Mikheil Saakashvili speaks with journalists after his meeting with members of Ukraine’s Servant of the People parliament fraction in Kiev, Ukraine April 24, 2020. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo TBILISI, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili was transferred to a prison hospital on Monday, the Georgian......

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Husband begins new hunger strike in London

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“We are now giving the UK government the same treatment. In truth, I never expected to have to do a hunger strike twice. It is not a normal act. It seems extraordinary the need to adopt the same tactics to persuade government here, to cut through the accountability gap.” BBC......

Mayor of Kabul warns, ‘We have millions of people who are at the verge of famine and hunger’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Mayor of Kabul Mohammad Daoud Sultanzoy revealed a grim state of affairs in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan during an interview with CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith.”.  “We have millions of people who are at the......

Pfizer Booster Shots, Processing Haitian Migrants, Ethiopia’s Hunger Crisis : Up First

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NPR Who is eligible to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 booster shots? And why are certain Haitian migrants detained along the US-Mexico border being released while others are deported? Plus, new documents reveal the extent of Ethiopia’s hunger crisis. NPR – Click for more...

Chinese Citizen Who Wrote About Virus Is Severely Ill in Prison Hunger Strike

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here A Chinese citizen journalist who was imprisoned for exposing the failures of the government’s initial response to the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan is seriously ill from a hunger strike, according to messages from her family shared by her......

Happy Hunger Games: May You Find These 25 Franchise Secrets to Be Ever In Your Favor – E! Online

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This girl is on fire. That girl, of course, being Jennifer Lawrence, who turns 31 on August 15. And, we’re celebrating the milestone by looking back at one of her most iconic roles:… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate......

Hunger strike by undocumented migrant workers continues in Belgium

Reuters
Yassine Azhari, 24, an asylum seeker from Morocco who is among several hundred migrants requesting to be regularised by the Belgian government to have access to healthcare, is helped to his mattress after having his lips disinfected, as he takes part in a hunger strike for more than 7 weeks......

Pandemic disruptions push millions of Nigerians into hunger

Reuters
LAGOS/LONDON, July 15 (Reuters) – Shehu Ismaila Gbadebo has worked as a barber for two decades. The money he made at his rented stall in a bustling suburb of Nigeria’s megacity, Lagos, used to be plenty for him to pay bills and set aside some savings. Now, he relies on......

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