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Kentucky inmate starves to death, exposes lapses in prison medical treatment

A prison doctor has been fired and two other staffers are in the midst of being dismissed after an inmate at the Kentucky State Penitentiary starved himself to death.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 05:34pm EDT

Tags: starvation, Hunger strike, prisoner

Immigration reform advocates begin fast in Va.

Advocates for immigration reform have begun a four-day hunger strike in Richmond.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 04:36pm EDT

Tags: immigration reform, Hunger strike, Richmond, Va.

Frederick residents to hunger strike for USPS

Malgo Schmidt, an Occupy Frederick member, and Steve Bruns, a retired postal worker who lives in Spring Ridge, plan to participate in a protest in Washington from Monday through Thursday to bring attention to changes that they say are causing the Postal Service to struggle.

Sunday - 06/24/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: United States Postal Service, occupy Frederick, Hunger strike

U.Va. students enter 10th day of hunger strike

More than a dozen students are in their tenth day of a hunger strike at the University of Virginia, as part of the Living Wage Campaign.

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 05:47am EST

Tags: Hunger strike, wages, University of Virginia