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Hunger Striking at the White House

Hunger Striking at the White House

by Aura Bogado on April 8 2014, 4:19PM

The strike against immigrant detentions and deportations will continue indefinitely.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Immigrant Detainees Enter Third Week of Hunger Strike

Immigrant Detainees Enter Third Week of Hunger Strike

by Aura Bogado on March 20 2014, 7:00AM

Detainees in Texas are now joining those in Washington hunger striking for justice.

Topics: Deportation, Immigration

Attacks, Arrests and Deportation for Immigrant Hunger Strikers

Attacks, Arrests and Deportation for Immigrant Hunger Strikers

by Aura Bogado on February 26 2014, 4:38PM

Jaime Valdez was deported in the middle of the night, as he entered his ninth day of a hunger strike.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Immigrant Detainee Mom Hospitalized While on Hunger Strike

Immigrant Detainee Mom Hospitalized While on Hunger Strike

by Aura Bogado on February 25 2014, 4:56PM

Anselma López was taken to the ER Monday evening.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Hunger Strikes Continue at Guantanamo After Six Months

Hunger Strikes Continue at Guantanamo After Six Months

by Von Diaz on August 6 2013, 1:40PM

Sixty inmates Guantánamo Bay remain on hunger strike after six months, leading celebrities to speak out in protest.

Topics: Global Affairs, /NOW

Beautiful Inmate Art From Pelican Bay State Prison Hunger Striker

Beautiful Inmate Art From Pelican Bay State Prison Hunger Striker

by Jamilah King on July 18 2013, 10:44AM

An inmate speaks out.

Topics: /NOW

Families Protest the Solitary Confinement of Loved Ones in Calif.

Families Protest the Solitary Confinement of Loved Ones in Calif.

by Jamilah King on July 16 2013, 1:46PM

They’re the invisible victims.

Topics: /NOW

30K Calif. Prisoners on Hunger Strike

30K Calif. Prisoners on Hunger Strike

by Julianne Hing on July 9 2013, 12:31PM

Hundreds of inmates have been held in solitary confinement for decades.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

UVA Hunger Strike Ends After 13 Days, Students Claim 'Enormous Victory'

UVA Hunger Strike Ends After 13 Days, Students Claim ‘Enormous Victory’

by Jorge Rivas on March 1 2012, 6:35PM

“This is the end of this strike, but it is not the end of the struggle,” the students say.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

UVA Students Want You to Know Their Hunger Strike Fight is Real

UVA Students Want You to Know Their Hunger Strike Fight is Real

by Jorge Rivas on February 28 2012, 6:48PM

Strikers say the majority of workers at the university are mostly women and black.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Secrecy Surrounds Inmate Suicides in California State Prisons

Secrecy Surrounds Inmate Suicides in California State Prisons

by Julianne Hing on November 21 2011, 10:00AM

Three inmates have committed suicide in recent months, but families and advocates are being left out in the dark.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Calif. Prison Hunger Strike Ends at Pelican Bay, Continues Elsewhere

Calif. Prison Hunger Strike Ends at Pelican Bay, Continues Elsewhere

by Jorge Rivas on October 14 2011, 3:44PM

Prisoner advocates say a three-week hunger strike protesting long-term solitary confinement has ended at the “supermax” Pelican Bay. But reports say it’s ongoing in at least two other state prisons.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Prisoner Health Deteriorates as California Clamps Down on Strike

Prisoner Health Deteriorates as California Clamps Down on Strike

by Julianne Hing on October 13 2011, 10:13AM

One participating striker at Pelican Bay reportedly had to be taken to an Oregon hospital after suffering a heart attack

Topics: Criminal Justice

Guards Retaliate Against Inmates In Growing Prison Hunger Strike

Guards Retaliate Against Inmates In Growing Prison Hunger Strike

by Noelle de la Paz on October 5 2011, 10:00AM

As the strike spreads to Arizona, Mississippi and Oklahoma, prison officials have begun to crackdown on its leaders.

Topics: Criminal Justice

California's Prison Hunger Strike is Back On

California’s Prison Hunger Strike is Back On

by Julianne Hing on September 27 2011, 10:17AM

After refusing meals for nearly a month last summer, inmates say their demands still haven’t been met.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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