Hunger Strike

The Takeaway

In California, Almost 30,000 Inmates Go on Hunger Strike

Thursday, July 11, 2013

This month, inmates in prisons around California are participating in a hunger strike. The strikers are demanding better conditions overall in the prison system. They are also revisiting the issue of solitary confinement. Los Angeles Times reporter Paige St. John has been following the story, and updates us as the hunger strike continues on. 


The Brian Lehrer Show

Anti-Corruption Protest in India

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Amol Sharma, Wall Street Journal correpondent in New Delhi, discusses the anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, his hunger strike starting tomorrow, and his popular movement.

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