A former employee of the behemoth online retailer is set to go on a hunger strike Tuesday outside of its Seattle headquarters in an attempt to force the company to change certain of its “deceptive and fraudulent” business practices.
India’s prime minister begged anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare again on Thursday to end his protest fast, which after 10 days has caused the activist to lose at least 14 pounds but gain much public attention. (more)
After nearly two weeks of subsisting only on liquids, actress Mia Farrow has ended her hunger strike for Darfur, passing the proverbial torch to another member of the Celebrity Darfur Fasting Network, British mega-mogul Richard Branson.
A spate of bombings around Baghdad on Sunday killed 34 people, including at least four Iraqi policemen, three soldiers and several civilians shopping in local markets and preparing to break their fasts to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan.