Over 200 People Went On Hunger Strike After Months In Lockdown At California Prison

By Raven Rakia, Theappeal.org -

Laura (not her real name) hasn’t seen her husband or heard his voice in over three months—and neither has their son. “It’s hard because we’re both each other’s support system,” Laura told The [...]

UN: US Force-Feeding Immigrants May Breach Torture Agreement

By Garance Burke, Apnews.com -

The United States could be violating the U.N. Convention Against Torture by force-feeding immigrant detainees on a hunger strike inside an El Paso detention facility, the United Nations human [...]

Two Jailed Catalan Separatist Leaders Begin Hunger Strike

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

Two Catalan separatist leaders jailed pending trial in Spain over their role in last year's failed independence bid have begun a hunger strike, their lawyer said. Jordi Sanchez, the former head [...]

Immigrants Launch Hunger Strike To Demand Drivers Licenses In NJ

By Staff, LaHuelga.com -

Trenton, NJ - Immigrant families, activists and allies launched an indefinite hunger strike, billed as the “Fast for Licenses” at the statehouse on Monday, calling on state legislators to pass [...]

Prisoners Refuse To Compromise On Food: Hunger Strike At Clallam Bay Corrections Center

By Amani Sawari, Sawarimi.org -

During the National Prison Strike Jailhouse Lawyers Speak inspired incarcerated and outside activists across the country. Activists on the outside were inspired by prisoners leadership on the [...]

Cindy Sheehan Is On A Hunger Strike In Solidarity With The People Of Yemen

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Cindy Sheehan wrote on her Facebook page on November 3: “I am announcing my hunger strike in solidarity with the horrible humanitarian crisis in Yemen and to expose the US empire's role in it. I [...]

American Woman Turns To Hunger Strike To Break Media Blackout On Yemen

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

SAN FRANCISCO — In Yemen, 18 million civilians are now at the brink of starvation, including 5 million children. The situation in the country, widely considered to be the world’s worst [...]

With US Prison Strike On Third Day, Reports Of Hunger Strikes And Work Stoppages Nationwide

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

"Prisoners are boycotting commissaries, they are engaging in hunger strikes which can take days for the state to acknowledge, and they will be engaging in sit-ins and work strikes which are not [...]

Immigrant Mothers Are Staging Hunger Strikes To Demand Calls With Their Separated Children

By Debbie Nathan, Theintercept.com -

AS THE JULY 26 deadline approaches for the government to reunite some 3,000 immigrant parents and children separated under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” program, one immigrant [...]

Reflections On A Hunger Strike

By Bruce K. Gagnon, Space4peace.blogspot.com -

I began the hunger strike on February 12, a few days after the first Taxation Committee work session on LD 1781.  I was laying in bed talking with MB and told her I had come back from Augusta so [...]

Conditions Worsen For ICE Detainees Following Hunger Strike

By Robin Urevich, www.capitalandmain.com -

By Robin Urevich for Capital and Main - Conditions at Adelanto Detention Center, a privately operated prison currently used to detain undocumented immigrants, are said to be grim. Nine detainees, [...]

Archdiocese Defends Work With Immigrants In Response To Hunger Strike

By Camille Padilla Dalmau, www.voicesofny.org -

By Camille Padilla Dalmau for Voices of NY - After activist Félix Cepeda staged a hunger strike denouncing the Catholic Church for not opening its New York houses of worship as “sanctuaries” for [...]

100-Plus Immigrants Detained In Tacoma On Hunger Strike

By Kenny Ocker, www.thenewstribune.com -

By Kenny Ocker for The News Tribune - More than 100 immigrants detained at the Northwest Detention Center on Tacoma’s Tideflats started a hunger strike Monday to protest conditions at the [...]

Women In California’s Largest Immigrant Prison Hold Hunger Strike

By Victoria Law, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Victoria Law for Waging Nonviolence - On June 14, 33 women who have been detained and incarcerated by ICE in California’s Adelanto Detention Facility launched a hunger strike. They were [...]

Yale Graduate Teachers Launch Hunger Strike Over Bid To Unionize

By Roqayah Chamseddine, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Roqayah Chamseddine for Mint Press News - Graduate teachers at Yale University decided to unionize on February 23, after a vote by secret ballot administered by the National Labor Relations [...]

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