Ukraine (AP) - Yulia Tymoshenko, the braided darling of Ukraine's Orange
Revolution who went on to be prime minister, is wasting away in prison weakened
from a hunger strike, bruised from prison beatings and afraid she will be Full
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(AP) - A prominent Cuban dissident completed her first week on a hunger strike
with supporters saying her condition is worsening each day and they fear she
might die. Pro-government bloggers, meanwhile, denounced the strike as a sham. Martha
Beatriz Roque, a 67-year-old, state-trained economist...
United Arab Emirates (AP) - At least nine Iranian women political prisoners
have gone on a hunger strike to protest snap body searches and abuse by prison
guards at the main prison in Tehran, according to an Iranian opposition
website. The kaleme.org reported late Wednesday that the women started...
Tunisia (AP) - A second suspect in the attack on Tunisia's U.S. embassy died
Saturday after months on a hunger strike, his lawyer said. Mohammed Bakhti, a
prominent member of the ultraconservative Muslim Salafi movement, was admitted
to intensive care days earlier following complications...