Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails have resorted to hunger strikes as a form of protest to win collective or individual rights.
Hisham Abu Hawash has refused food for 140 days in one of the longest hunger strikes ever held by a Palestinian prisoner.
Hisham Abu Hawash, who has been protesting his detention by Israel by refusing food for around 140 days, is facing "potentially irreversible health consequences and possible tragic loss of life".
Israeli prison authorities have taken punitive measures against Hamas prisoners, including depriving them of visits and confiscating all electronic devices from their cells, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society.
Saakashvili was transferred to a military hospital after he collapsed and lost consciousness due to a prolonged hunger strike
Richard Ratcliffe believes his spouse is caught in a dispute between the UK and Iran, urges the British government to take steps to settle it.
At least 250 prisoners held by Israel start a hunger strike to protest their relocation to isolated cells, officials say.
The health condition of hundreds of undocumented migrants is deteriorating as negotiations have hit the deadlock.
Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny recovered from a near-fatal poisoning attack last year only to again be on the brink of death while on hunger strike in a Russian prison in a bid to access medical care for his other ailments.
Sentenced to two and a half years in prison for embezzlement, Navalny has been on a hunger strike to demand medical treatment for back pain and numbness in his hands and legs.
Navalny's right-hand man Leonid Volkov says a massive rally is planned on Wednesday evening "not just about Kremlin critic's freedom, but his life" after his doctors said he could die any minute as his health deteriorates rapidly in prison.
Alexey Navalny says he wants the prison holding him outside Moscow to provide him with proper medical care.
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