Hunger Strike articles on Wikipedia
Hunger strike
A hunger strike is a method of non-violent resistance or pressure in which participants fast as an act of political protest, or to provoke feelings of
May 25th 2017



1981 Irish hunger strike
The-1981The 1981 Irish hunger strike was the culmination of a five-year protest during The-TroublesThe Troubles by Irish republican prisoners in Northern Ireland. The protest
May 27th 2017



Guantanamo Bay hunger strikes
Bay hunger strikes began during the middle of 2005, when detainees held by the United States at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp initiated two hunger strikes
May 7th 2017



Hunger Strike! Inc.
Hunger Strike! Inc. was a charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provided medical, health, education, and financial services. It commenced operations
Feb 7th 2017



Students' hunger strike at the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests
The first of two hunger strikes of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 was led by students, began on May 13, 1989, in Beijing. The students said that
Jan 14th 2017



2010 Mapuche hunger strike
perceived injustices they had been experiencing, they decided to start a hunger strike in hopes of changing the current property laws. During 2009, the president
Apr 3rd 2017



2010 Iranian political prisoners' hunger strike for prisoners' rights
seventeen prisoners from Ward 350 of Evin prison executed a 16-day hunger strike to protest solitary confinement as well as the poor living conditions
Jan 10th 2017



Hunger Strike (song)
"Hunger Strike" is a song by the American rock band Temple of the Dog. Written by vocalist Chris Cornell, "Hunger Strike" was released in 1991 as the
May 27th 2017



List of hunger strikes
of hunger strikes and people who have conducted a hunger strike. Guantanamo Bay hunger strikes Ahmed Zaid Salim Zuhair 1981 Irish hunger strike Michael
May 22nd 2017



Cuban Hunger Strike to Free Political Prisoners – Cuba 2010
hunger strike, which had lasted just over 130 days. Communist Party of Cuba Hunger strike Orlando Zapata Jamie Irwin (2015) Cuban Hunger Strike Frees
Feb 26th 2017



Strike
organizations, festivals etc.) to respectively produce and show art Hunger strike, participants fast as an act of political protest, or to provoke feelings
May 12th 2017



2013 California prisoner hunger strike
The 2013 California prisoner hunger strike, which involved upwards of 29,000 inmates of the California prison system, began on July 8, 2013, primarily
May 5th 2017



Michael Devine (hunger striker)
National Liberation Army (INLA). He died in prison during the 1981 Irish hunger strike. Devine, also known as "Red Mickey" because of his red hair, was born
May 18th 2017



Joe McDonnell (hunger striker)
Irish-Republican-Army">Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA), who died in the 1981 Irish hunger strike. McDonnell was born on Slate Street in the lower Falls Road of Belfast
May 22nd 2017



Paddy Quinn (Irish republican)
Irish-Republican-Army">Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) who took part in the 1981 Irish hunger strike. The Quinn family were unable to maintain the farm after their father's
Feb 19th 2017



The Hunger Strike (Jeeves and Wooster)
"The Hunger Strike" is the fourth episode of the first series of the 1990s British comedy television series Jeeves and Wooster. It is also called "How
Mar 13th 2017



The Hunger Games (film)
The Hunger Games is a 2012 American dystopian science fiction adventure film directed by Gary Ross and based on the novel of the same name by Suzanne Collins
May 29th 2017



The Hunger Strike
"The Hunger Strike" is a second season episode of the Adult Swim animated television series The Boondocks. It was set to premiere on January 7, 2008,
Feb 11th 2017



Samer Tariq Issawi
of the rest of his original 26-year sentence. Issawi has been on a hunger strike since August, 2012. On January 7, 2013, a protest, organized by the
May 2nd 2017



Artistic reactions to the 1981 Irish hunger strike
proscribed "terrorism" offences. These protests culminated in the 1981 Irish hunger strike in which ten prisoners died. This article lists the various artistic
May 3rd 2017



Strike action
hunger strike is a deliberate refusal to eat. Hunger strikes are often used in prisons as a form of political protest. Like student strikes, a hunger
May 28th 2017



Prison strike
stoppage that occurs inside a prison. Prison strikes may also include hunger strikes. 28 C.F.R. 541.3 declares "encouraging others to refuse to work,
Nov 16th 2016



Kevin Lynch (hunger striker)
1977. He became involved with the blanket protest, joined the 1981 hunger strike at the Maze on 23 May 1981 and died 71 days later. He is commemorated
May 18th 2017



Michael Gaughan (Irish republican)
his hunger strike, his weight dropped from 160 lb to 84 lb Gaughan was force-fed from 22 April and this occurred 17 times during course of his hunger strike
Jan 1st 2017



Hunger strike of former politically persecuted in Albania (2012)
A hunger strike by former politically persecuted persons of Albania began on 21 September 2012 in Tirana involving 20 people persecuted during the communist
May 4th 2017



Ready to Strike
Ready to Strike is the first album by the band King Kobra. It was released on November 9, 1985. The single "Hunger" was written by members of the Canadian
Dec 14th 2016



General strike
A general strike (or mass strike) is a strike action in which a substantial proportion of the total labour force in a city, region, or country participates
May 6th 2017



Hunger in the United Kingdom
political causes, such as early suffragettes who pioneered the practice of hunger strikes within the UK. In August 2012, Marxist writer Richard Seymour wrote
Apr 10th 2017



Hunger (2008 film)
Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, and Liam McMahon, about the 1981 Irish hunger strike. It was written by Enda Walsh and McQueen. It premiered at the 2008
Apr 11th 2017



London Dock strike of 1889
London-Dock">The London Dock strike was an industrial dispute involving dock workers in the Port of London. It broke out on 14 August 1889, and resulted in a victory
May 21st 2017



Martin Hurson
while in prison. He was part of the blanket protest and joined the 1981 hunger strike on 28 May, replacing Brendan McLaughlin who withdrew following a perforated
May 18th 2017



Aqua Teen Hunger Force (season 4)
The fourth season of the animated television series, Aqua Teen Hunger Force originally aired in the United States on Cartoon Network's late night programming
May 10th 2017



UK miners' strike (1984–85)
The miners' strike of 1984–85 was a major industrial action to shut down the British coal industry in an attempt to prevent colliery closures. It was led
May 21st 2017



Frank Stagg (Irish republican)
1976 in Wakefield Prison, West Yorkshire, England after 62 days on hunger strike. Stagg was the seventh child in a family of thirteen children. He
Feb 9th 2017



1989 Kosovo miners' strike
The 1989 Kosovo miners' strike was a hunger strike initiated by the workers of the Trepča Mines on 20 February 1989 against the abolition of the autonomy
Apr 8th 2017



Thomas McElwee
August 1981) was an Irish republican who a participate in the 1981 hunger strike and a volunteer in the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA). From
May 18th 2017



Bobby Sands
Republican Army who died on hunger strike while imprisoned at HM Prison Maze. He was the leader of the 1981 hunger strike in which Irish republican prisoners
May 29th 2017



University of Miami Justice for Janitors campaign
participated in hunger strikes in their previous homeland of Cuba. In addition to eight workers, seven students joined in the hunger strike. SEIU originally
Oct 25th 2016



Khader Adnan
remaining tied to his bed. He was released on 18 April 2012 after being on hunger strike for 66 days, and rearrested under the same procedure on July 8, 2014
May 4th 2017



Jatindra Nath Das
independence activist and revolutionary. He died in Lahore jail after a 64-day hunger strike. Jatindra Das was born in 1904 at Calcutta. He joined the Anushilan
May 26th 2017



Laurence McKeown
Irish-Republican-Army">Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) who took part in the 1981 Irish hunger strike. McKeown was born in 1956 in Randalstown, County Antrim, Northern
Feb 9th 2017



Kieran Doherty
of 25 in the 1981 Irish hunger strike in the Maze prison (known to republicans as Long Kesh). He lasted 73 days on hunger strike, the longest of the 1981
May 18th 2017



Pat Sheehan (Irish republican)
prisoners had already starved themselves to death - and ended when the hunger strike was officially called off on 3 October. He survived 55 days without
Mar 17th 2017



Guillermo Fariñas
independent journalist and political dissident in Cuba. He has conducted 23 hunger strikes over the years to protest various elements of the Cuban regime. He has
Apr 23rd 2017



Jastrzębie-Zdrój strikes
Jastrz The Jastrzębie-Zdroj-1980Zdroj 1980 strikes were widespread strikes, which took place mostly in the Upper Silesian mining city of Jastrzębie-Zdroj and its surroundings
Mar 23rd 2017



1981 general strike in Bielsko-Biała
The 1981 general strike in Bielsko-Biała took place between January 27 and February 6, 1981, in the southern Polish city of Bielsko-Biała, It was the first
Mar 23rd 2017



Ulster Workers' Council strike
bombing Warrenpoint ambush 1980 M60 Gang Dunmurry bombing 1981 1981 Irish hunger strike Lough Foyle Bessbrook Landmine Attack Glasdrumman ambush 1982 Ballykelly
Feb 16th 2017



Westmoreland County coal strike of 1910–11
Westmoreland-County">The Westmoreland County coal strike of 1910–1911, or the Westmoreland coal miners' strike, was a strike by coal miners represented by the United Mine Workers
Jan 19th 2017



1907 Belfast Dock strike
The-Belfast-DockThe Belfast Dock strike or Belfast lockout took place in Belfast, Ireland from 26 April to 28 August 1907. The strike was called by Liverpool-born trade
May 23rd 2017



Barry Horne
known around the world in December 1998, when he engaged in a 68-day hunger strike in an effort to persuade the British government to hold a public inquiry
May 16th 2017





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