Scholarism's Joshua Wong Chi-fung gives a news conference during his hunger strike. He called off the fast after 108 hours without food. Photo: AP

Are hunger strikes effective? What Occupy students could learn from historical protests

As Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong calls off his fast after four days, we look at some historical hunger strikers

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Scholarism's Joshua Wong Chi-fung gives a news conference during his hunger strike. He called off the fast after 108 hours without food. Photo: AP
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