At least 250 prisoners held by Israel start a hunger strike to protest their relocation to isolated cells, officials say.
The health condition of hundreds of undocumented migrants is deteriorating as negotiations have hit the deadlock.
Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny recovered from a near-fatal poisoning attack last year only to again be on the brink of death while on hunger strike in a Russian prison in a bid to access medical care for his other ailments.
Sentenced to two and a half years in prison for embezzlement, Navalny has been on a hunger strike to demand medical treatment for back pain and numbness in his hands and legs.
Navalny's right-hand man Leonid Volkov says a massive rally is planned on Wednesday evening "not just about Kremlin critic's freedom, but his life" after his doctors said he could die any minute as his health deteriorates rapidly in prison.
Alexey Navalny says he wants the prison holding him outside Moscow to provide him with proper medical care.
Nasrin Sotoudeh was arrested in 2018 and charged with spying, spreading propaganda and insulting Iran's supreme leader.
Palestinian Maher al Akhras began a hunger strike 79 days ago against his detention without charge by Israel. Human rights groups say Israeli administrative detention violates the right to due process.
The Ukrainian film director is on day 89 of a hunger strike. He was sentenced by a Russian court to 20 years in prison for "terrorist attacks" in Crimea.
Around 6,500 Palestinians are still behind bars in prisons across Israel and the occupied West Bank, and imprisonment is almost a rite of passage for many Palestinians.
Teenagers in a village of Nabi Saleh near the city of Ramallah protest Israeli forces as around 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners have been on hunger strike for more than one month.
Nakba Day commemorates the destruction of hundreds of villages in historical Palestine and the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of people from their land to make way for the new state of Israel in 1948.
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