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2012-04-21 23:03:33

With the Horn of Africa going through its worst hunger crisis in 60 years and a potential humanitarian catastrophe on the horizon due to lack of attention, YouTube icon 'Athene' is now

2009-08-03 16:46:00

Detainees Protesting Inhumane Conditions Sentenced To Solitary Confinement NEW YORK, Aug.

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2009-05-11 07:42:09

U.S. actress and human rights advocate Mia Farrow said she was disappointed she couldn't keep up her hunger strike for more than 12 days. Farrow, 64, had said her goal was to fast for 21 days to shed light on those suffering in the war-torn region of Darfur.

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2009-05-08 16:06:52

U.S. actress and activist Mia Farrow says that on the advice of her doctors she has ended her hunger strike for Darfur after 12 days. Farrow, 64, has adhered to a liquid diet since April 27 in an effort to bring attention to those suffering in the war-torn region of Darfur.

2006-07-23 11:05:00

Saddam Hussein was being fed through a tube on Sunday after 16 days on hunger strike and an Iraqi official said he will not attend court on Monday.

2006-07-19 13:09:59

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein is receiving psychiatric counseling to convince him to start eating again after 12 days on hunger strike in a U.S. military prison. Saying that the 69-year-old ousted Iraqi president was still refusing food but taking liquid nourishment, a U.S.

2006-07-16 15:54:23

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein spent a ninth day without food on Sunday, the U.S. military said, continuing a hunger strike to demand better protection for defense lawyers after a third advocate was killed in Baghdad last month.

2006-07-16 12:53:22

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein spent a ninth day without food on Sunday, the U.S. military said, continuing a hunger strike to demand better protection for defense lawyers after a third advocate was killed in Baghdad last month.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.