Suffragists march from New York to Washington D.C. in 1913.
As Americans celebrate the legacy of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote, it is also a moment to acknowledge how suffragists first used hunger strike as a form of protest.
Migrants in immigration detention are turning to hunger strikes as a weapon of last resort.
Hungry for dignity, migrants are resisting their cruel detention using the only tool left available to them.
Oleg Sentsov's trial was a farce, but the world continues to ignore his plight.
As 1,300 prisoners went on strike for improved conditions, a wave of solidarity protests spread across the Palestinian Territories.
Palestinian hunger striker Khader Adnan would have been force-fed under new laws.
By legalising the controversial measure, even practices at Guantanamo might soon be able to come in from the cold.
Detained asylum seekers on Manus Island are searching for ways to communicate and be heard beyond the faceless inhumane bureaucracy.
AAP/Refugee Action Collective
Reports continue to emanate of escalating hunger strikes among asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre in protest at the length of their detention and their conditions. The Australian government…