Underground strike: Twenty-six Ukrainian miners protest wage arrears Miners say they will go for hunger strike if the authorities fail to find mechanisms to resolve the crisis.
13:35, 02 September 2020
Lawyer of Maidan victims' families announces hunger strike She calls on lawmakers to pass amendment No. 318 to bill No. 2116 "On the State Bureau of Investigation."
11:25, 22 November 2019
Former senior defense official detained by NABU operatives goes on hunger strike He called today's detention "dirty media stunt."
22:39, 17 October 2019
Political prisoner Balukh goes on another hunger strike – lawyer Ukrainian national Volodymyr Balukh, illegally convicted in the occupied Crimea, confirmed that he had started a hunger strike in hope to inform the world about violations of his rights and freedoms.
23:50, 27 June 2019
Ukrainian Hryb convicted in Russia ends hunger strike – Russian media The Ukrainian political prisoner was taken for a medical examination to Interregional Hospital No. 19 of Russia's Federal Penitentiary Service.
23:25, 30 March 2019
Ukrainian Hryb convicted in Russia put in separate cell amid declared hunger strike On Monday, Hryb submitted an official letter regarding a hunger strike.
21:46, 25 March 2019
Pavlo Hryb's father says his son will die if denied surgery The father of the political prisoner declares that the family’s pleas fall on deaf ears.
15:20, 25 March 2019
Balukh to be convoyed to Kerch colony – Chiygoz There is no official confirmation from the Russian authorities yet
09:38, 18 October 2018
Sentsov may not survive after hunger strike, cousin says – media Russian authorities have not commented publicly on Kaplan's statement.
19:53, 16 October 2018
Balukh suspends hunger strike amid transfer from Crimea to Russia Balukh also asked to fulfill his "last will."
16:04, 09 October 2018
Russian penitentiary agency confirms forced feeding could be applied to Sentsov If he had continued to refuse to eat, Sentsov could have become not just a 'vegetable,' but even a 'plant.'
12:17, 08 October 2018
Sentsov announces end of hunger strike from Oct 6 because of possible forced feeding Forced feeding is part of resuscitation measures.
18:45, 05 October 2018
Sentsov stops hunger strike – Russian penitentiary agency Moscow's "best nutritionists" have developed a special diet for the illegally jailed film director to allow for a safe withdrawal from the hunger strike, they say.
10:50, 05 October 2018
Russian jailers publish photo of Sentsov undergoing health checkup Sentsov was transferred from the colony to a municipal hospital for a "scheduled" health checkup, the press service said.
16:30, 29 September 2018
EU calls on Russia to release Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov – media Kremlin should reconsider case against activist 'on humanitarian grounds,' says Věra Jourová.
09:58, 19 September 2018
Lawyer prevented from seeing Ukrainian political prisoner Balukh after reports he was beaten – KHPG Balukh's lawyer immediately contacted the duty officer at the SIZO who asserted that there had been no incidents at all.
12:45, 17 September 2018
Lawyer: Hunger-striking Ukraine filmmaker's health in danger – AP Dinze said that Sentsov is increasingly frail and finds it difficult to get up from his bed.
11:52, 11 September 2018
Balukh takes strong painkillers – lawyer He suffers from a severe headache, dizziness, pain in the back and the liver.
10:36, 11 September 2018
Sentsov writes will, losing hope of release Also, the Ukrainian film director wrote he had hypoxia - a lack of oxygen in body organs, "mostly in the heart and brain."
23:18, 10 September 2018