German doctors visited Ukraine pilot jailed in Russia: Berlin

Feb 24, 2015

German doctors visited Ukraine pilot jailed in Russia: Berlin

German doctors this month visited Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, who has been on hunger strike in a Russian jail for over two months, Berlin said Monday. The German foreign ministry called for her release, voicing “serious concern” about her health. Two German physicians ...

Hong Kong teen protest leader to stage hunger strike

Dec 2, 2014

Hong Kong teen protest leader to stage hunger strike

A prominent Hong Kong teen protest leader said Monday he’s going on a hunger strike after a failed attempt by pro-democracy activists to step up their flagging movement for democratic reforms by surrounding government headquarters. Joshua Wong’s announcement came after protesters carrying umbrellas — ...

Nuke foes start hunger strike at METI

May 17, 2013

Nuke foes start hunger strike at METI

Opponents of nuclear power started a hunger strike Thursday to press the government to drop a lawsuit demanding they remove their tents from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. They sat down in chairs in front of the tents, wearing headbands and happi ...