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Sigmund, The Starving Artist Who Went On A Hunger Strike In 1974

Things weren’t going well for Sigmund, a caricature artist who lived above the bicycle shop downtown. He had very little money. He had no one to love or to be loved. 826 more words


43.2 Traditional Days of Protest in the Soviet Union

No. 43 : 31 December 1976


In 1976 Political Prisoners’ Day was observed for the third time.   In camps and prisons the traditional hunger-strikes took place on that day; over sixty people took part. 3,312 more words

Extra-judicial Persecution

Locked Up & and Neglected After Fleeing Danger, Immigrant Women Detainees Launch Hunger Strike in Texas, NOVEMBER 06, 2015

Below is a link to the Democracy Now piece about the women’s hunger strike in USA refugee detention prisons.

The link has the video and also the transcript of that portion of the show which aired on 6.11.2015… 204 more words


Rains turn NYC members feverish

Hunger strike enters day 22



Due to incessant rain on Tuesday, scores of National Youth Corps (NYC) members suffered from fever and were later hospitalized on their 22th hunger strike day. 165 more words

Irfan Rashid

The 'incomparable' Tribune Columnist, Eric Zorn: Hunger strikes and the Presidential Race

As is the case every Monday, Bill and Wendy are joined by the self-appointed ‘incomparable’ Eric Zorn. They chat hunger strikes, Donald Trump, the rest of the Presidential race, Jorge Ramos, and more. 9 more words

Bill Leff And Wendy Snyder