Middle East

Bahrain Shiite activist Rajab on hunger strike

Prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, center, fist in the air, participates in the funeral procession for his elderly mother in Manama, Bahrain, on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Rajab, who is serving a three year jail sentence for organizing and participating in unauthorized pro-democracy protests, was allowed out for the day for his mother's funeral. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)





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