Protesting Asylum Seekers Launch Hunger Strike

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A man in a group of demonstrating refugees and supporters lights a... News PhotoAdult,Berlin,Brandenburg Gate,Cigarette,Germany,International Landmark,Men,Politics,Protest,Refugee,Social Issues,Supporter,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesBERLIN, GERMANY - OCTOBER 25: A man in a group of demonstrating refugees and supporters lights a cigarette in front of the Brandenburg Gate on October 25, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The demonstrators, predominantly from Iran, Afghanistan and Iraq are subsisting on only water, tea and coffee without sugar, and claim to have been told by the police that they are not allowed blankets or tents. They have been sitting in front of the Brandenburg Gate since last night, and say they will continue their strike until the German government responds to their demands for a halt to deportations and faster processing of asylum applications. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)