Egyptians on Hunger Strike


 A growing movement of hunger strikers calling for the release of detainees jailed under a controversial Protest Law, is gaining grounds in Egypt.

Several political parties and journalists began the symbolic nationwide hunger strike on Saturday to demand the release of detainees held for violating a law enacted last year that has been criticized by both domestic and international human rights groups, as well as prominent political figures, as curtailing peoples’ right to protest.


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