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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani writes plea for help during hunger strike from Iran’s Evin Prison

Nearly one week has passed since Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani has begun a hunger strike from Evin Prison, where he is serving a 10-year jail sentence. He began the hunger strike in response to the Education Ministry’s More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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State Department issues statement on Cuban democratic activist Tomas Nunez Magdariaga, his hunger strike

The United States is gravely concerned about the physical health of Cuban democratic activist Tomas Nunez Magdariaga, who has been on a hunger strike for more than 50 days in protest against his wrongful imprisonment. More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Leftist Clemson professors Chenjerai Kumanyika, Todd May announce hunger strike to protest Trump’s immigration plans

Clemson University professors Chenjerai Kumanyika and Todd May announced a hunger strike Friday to protest President Trump’s Executive Order on immigration. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that a third More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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JFK workers strike to get $15 minimum wage, OSHA violations fixed

Hundreds of cabin cleaners, terminal cleaners and wheelchair attendants employed by JetBlue’s subcontractors Roma, Ultimate and Pax at JFK Airport walked off the job in protest of illegal intimidation and alleged More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
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Rapper Mos Def, aka Yasiin Bey, makes video to protest force feeding of Gitmo prisoners

Described as graphic footage, a new video by rapper Yasiin Bey, otherwise known as Mos Def, has revealed the standard operating procedure for force-feeding Guantanamo Bay hunger strikers may look and feel like. More More...


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