ICE Deports Two Hunger Strikers Detained In El Paso

By Sophia Qureshi, SAALT, Popular Resistance -

Two of the #ElPaso9 hunger strikers were deported on Thursday, February 28th from the El Paso, TX Processing Center (EPPC). The two deported were among the Sikh men seeking asylum who have been [...]

Fast For Yemen

By Voices for Creative Nonviolence. -

At least twelve people from around the United States and the United Kingdom will undertake a Fast for Yemen, December 29 – January 12, beginning in New York City and closing in Washington, D.C. [...]

National Call-In Day To Support Hunger-Striking Prisoners

By Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee. -

Several inmates in the Secure Housing Unit(SHU) at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility are initiating a hunger strike in protest of their already starvation-level meal portions, their lack of [...]

Victory For Immigrant Hunger Strikers

By Mike Ludwig, -

By Mike Ludwig for Truthout. For three years now, incarcerated immigrants have staged hunger strikes and work stoppages to protest conditions at the Northwest Detention Center, an immigration [...]

Reflection From Inside

By Rustbelt Abolition Radio, -

By Rustbelt Abolition Radio with the help of MAPS: Michigan Abolition & Prisoner Solidarity The September 9 strike sparked by workers incarcerated at Kinross was part of a series of nationwide [...]

Palestinians End Mass Hunger Strike In Israel jails

By Hossam Ezzedine, -

By Hossam Ezzedine for AFP. Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails on hunger strike since April 17 have ended their mass protest after Israel agreed a deal following weeks of refusing [...]

Palestine: Prisoners Will Have To Extend The Hunger Strike

By Ramón Pedregal Casanova, -

By Ramón Pedregal Casanova for The Dawn. One of the leaders of the hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, Samer al Issawi, who made a 9-month long hunger strike, from 2012 and [...]

All Of Palestine Is On Strike

By Mazin Qumsiyeh, -

By Mazin Qumsiyeh. Today all of Palestine is on strike in solidarity with the fasting prisoners and tomorrow is a day of indignation, demonstrations, and confrontations with the occupiers. [...]

When Hunger Is The Only Option

By Budour Youssef Hassan, -

By Budour Youssef Hassan for Electronic Intifada. Gaza - Mariam al-Hih received a distressing phone call from her son Omar last month. Omar was going on hunger strike to protest how Israel had [...]

Jailed Activist On Hunger Strike Worsens, Act Now

By Staff, -

By Popular Resistance. Seoul, South Korea - As we have written before, the South Korean government of Park Geun-Hye, the daughter of the former military dictator Park Chung-Hee, is using the [...]

Activists On Hunger Strike Over Suhr’s Job Amid Police Reforms

By Michael Barba, -

By Michael Barba for San Francisco Examiner - A local rapper, his mother and a candidate for city supervisor are among four activists who have pledged to forego eating until San Francisco Police [...]

Immigration Detainees Begin Hunger Strike At Georgia Center

By Roque Planas, -

By Roque Planas for The Huffington Post - Two undocumented immigrants locked in Stewart Detention Center in rural Georgia are refusing food, authorities said Thursday. The protest, described as a [...]

Lack Of Government Response Imperils Life Of Hunger Striker

By Ashley Zarbatany, -

By Ashley Zarbatany for Vancouver Media Co-op. After staging a 20 day hunger strike against BC Hydro’s construction of the contested Site C Dam, Kristen Henry was forced to end her fast last [...]

Update From Menard Prison Hunger Strike

By Alice and Staughton Lynd, -

By Alice and Staughton Lynd for Popular Resistance. Menard, IL - On September 23, 2015, at least 19 (and possibly as many as 22) men in Administrative Detention at the Menard Correctional Center [...]

Break-Fast. Literally.

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

By Eleanor Goldfield in Art Killing Apathy - This morning, activists with Beyond Extreme Energy plus partnering groups and individuals broke their 18 day fast outside of FERC (Federal Energy [...]

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