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The family of a jailed Bahrain activist says he has resumed a hunger strike

Bahrain human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja flashes the V-sign for "Victory" after she was released from detention on September 18, 2014, in the city of Muharraq, north of capital Manama.
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Bahrain human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja flashes the V-sign for "Victory" after she was released from detention on September 18, 2014, in the city of Muharraq, north of capital Manama.

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Leila Fadel is a national correspondent for NPR based in Los Angeles, covering issues of culture, diversity, and race.