Hunger-strike sentence example
After a 5 day hunger strike she was released.
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.Advertisement
Tuesday 19 October 1971 A group of five Northern Ireland Members of Parliament (MPs) began a 48 hour hunger strike against Internment.
The day after the betrayal, republican prisoners in Wormwood Scrubs, London declared a new hunger strike.
Twelve of the 14 have already started a hunger strike to focus attention on the injustice which is now taking place.
It was in this prison that she went on her first hunger strike and 8 days later was released.
And on 3 October 1973, 60 republican prisoners won special political status from the Dublin government after 20 days of hunger strike.Advertisement
Minister Humphrey Atkins made promises in the light of which the hunger strike was called off.
It is unjust punishment which makes them go on hunger strike.