Find another word for hunger-strike. In this page you can discover 3 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hunger-strike, like: fasting, religious fasting and voluntary fast.
In 1913 he was sentenced to six months' imprisonment for a speech made at the Albert Hall, but was released after some days of hunger strike.
He strongly upheld in the House of Commons the measures taken, first by Mr. Macpherson and then by Sir Hamar Greenwood, to restore law and order in that country; and definitely refused to interfere in the case of the Lord Mayor of Cork who, sentenced to imprisonment for conducting a rebel organization, went on hunger-strike and eventually succumbed in gaol.
There are also reports of a hunger strike by 51 detained afghanis that has since been broken up by the French authorities.
Two of the men on hunger strike in Harmondsworth are entering coma.