Two Jailed Catalan Separatist Leaders Begin Hunger Strike

By Staff, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

"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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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 [...]

Victory For Palestinian Prisoners As 80% Of Strike Demands Met

By Staff, -

By Staff of Tele Sur - “We know that there is a long struggle to come, for liberation for the prisoners and liberation for Palestine,” stated a solidarity network. After more than 1,500 [...]

Israel Treats Prisoners Worse Than Apartheid

By Adri Nieuwh, -

By Adri Nieuwh of for Electronic Antifada - On 15 May, many South Africans fasted in solidarity with more than 1,300 Palestinian prisoners who have been on hunger strike in Israeli prisons to [...]

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