Hunger Strike In La Tolva Prison In Honduras

By Staff, Afgj.salsalabs.org -

On Monday August 5, Honduran Political Prisoners Edwin Espinal, Raúl Álvarez and Rommel Herrera started a hunger strike inside of La Tolva maximum-security military run prison in order to protest [...]

Chiapas: What Is The Cost Of Justice? Update On The Prisoners In Struggle

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

It has been more than eighty days since the beginning of this process of struggle for justice and freedom. Hours, days, weeks and months; a succession of events that have ranged from resistance [...]

95-Year-Old Woman Veteran On A Hunger Strike For Children Of Yemen, Syria, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela As Victims

Sally Alice Thompson is 95 years old and she is on a hunger strike for the children, children who are victims of the U.S. government's sanctions and war mongering on the countries where they live [...]

Immigrants Across The Country Are Using Hunger Strikes To Protest Inhumane Detention

By Sandy Ovalle and Helen Salita, Sojo.net -

This past fall, thousands of Central American people left behind the familiarity and embrace of their homeland in search of safety and stability. After months of waiting at the U.S.-Mexico border [...]

Palestinians End Hunger Strike After Israeli Concessions

By Tamara Nassar, Electronicintifada.net -

Palestinian prisoners have suspended their hunger strike in Israeli jails after eight days without food. Following intense negotiations between the Israel Prison Service and the strike’s leaders, [...]

Palestinians End Hunger Strike After Israeli Concessions

By Tamara Nassar, Electronicintifada.net -

Palestinian prisoners have suspended their hunger strike in Israeli jails after eight days without food. Following intense negotiations between the Israel Prison Service and the strike’s leaders, [...]

Woman On A 17-Day Hunger Strike To Save Southern Resident Orcas

By Emma Epperly, Peninsuladailynews.com -

OLYMPIA — Lanni Johnson is a 71-year-old woman who has been sitting in front of the Capitol Building in Olympia for the past 10 days on a hunger strike. Johnson said Tuesday that the government [...]

Coordinated Hunger Strike At Two Wisconsin Prisons

By Staff, Perilouschronicle.com -

Nine prisoners at two Wisconsin prisons began a hunger strike demanding an end to indefinite solitary confinement. A joint statement listing their demands and signed with their names cited the [...]

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 [...]

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