The political prisoner’s collection of writings are a reminder that the prospects for democracy in Egypt remains bleak, writes Bronwen Mehta, as the case draws international attention at Sharm el-Sheikh.
Tag: hunger strike
A Hunger Strike Against Big Oil
Ann Wright reports on Diane Wilson’s stand against channel dredging in mercury-laden Matagorda Bay, Texas.
Suffragists Used Hunger Strikes as Powerful Tool of Resistance
On the 100th anniversary today of the 19th Amendment, Victoria W. Wolcott recalls the militant women who elevated a protest tactic still in wide use today.
ICE Detainees on Hunger Strike Being Force-Fed Like Those at Guantánamo
Organizations ranging from the ACLU to Human Rights Watch condemn the practice as “inherently cruel, inhuman, and degrading,” writes A. Naomi Paik.