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hunger strike

  • n  a voluntary fast undertaken as a means of protest
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  • Layoffs spur hunger strike
    PHILADELPHIA -- Two parents and two school employees began a hunger strike Monday that they said will last until the cash-strapped Philadelphia district gets enough city and state funding to hire back about 1,200 lunchtime aides.
    June 18, 2013 - Erie Times-News
  • Doctors to Obama: Let us treat Guantanamo detainees on hunger strike
    More than 150 doctors and other medical professionals are asking President Barack Obama to allow them to treat hunger strikers in the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. "It is clear that they do not trust their military doctors," the physicians wrote in an open letter published in The Lancet medical journal on Tuesday. "Without [...]
    June 18, 2013 - The Ticket via Yahoo! News
  • Activists Begin ‘Hunger Strike’ To Push For Philadelphia School District To Rehire Lunch Aides
    Two parents and two employees of the Philadelphia school district are going on a hunger strike until the system gets additional funding.
    June 17, 2013 - CBS Philadelphia

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