Nepalese Gurkha veterans hold a hunger strike outside 10 Downing Street, saying they are prepared to starve themselves to death in order to receive fair pensions from the UK government.
Members of the San Isidro protest movement have expressed concern after Luis Manuel Otero Alcantar was forcibly hospitalized. The US and EU have spoken out too.
22 Sep 2019
Saudi dissident Raif Badawi has started a hunger strike as the conditions of his imprisonment have reportedly worsened. The blogger had been arrested and lashed for insulting the country's strict interpretation of Islam.