Posts Tagged ‘hunger strike’
Palestinians held in Israeli prisons in contravention of international law have been on hunger strike for weeks. UN Special Rapporteur on Palestinian Human Rights, Prof. Richard Falk, examines the failure of governments and media to address this human crisis. He addresses hunger strikes as non-violent resistance and the practices of arbitrary [...]
* Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Takes Her Seat in Parliament - FSRN * Federally-Backed Student Loan Interest Rates Set to Double on July 1, 2012 - KCSB * CSU Students from Six Campuses Begin Hunger Strike - KCSB * New California Legislation Aims to Halt Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drugs - KCSB Producer: Monica Lopez Engineer: [...]
* 13 CSU Students Say They Will Begin a Hunger Strike On Wednesday - KCSB * Pakistan Condemns a U.S. Drone Attack in North Waziristan that Left 3 People Dead - FSRN * Arizonans March for Human Rights in Flagstaff - FSRN Engineer: Elizabeth Gutierrez Anchor: Monica Lopez
Molly Porzig, California Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity, spoke with Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson about the hunger strike at Pelican Bay protesting the 'Security Housing Units' there and elsewhere. At the time of the interview, prisoners at six prisons had joined the strike. Now more than 6500 are on strike.
No Alibis 8am 7/6/11, Patrick Cockburn on Libya;Molly Porzig on Pelican Bay prisoners’ hunger strike
Unlike the overwhelming majority of US media, journalist Patrick Cockburn reminds us that propaganda is too often the order of the day in Libya, on both sides. He joins Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson at 8:30 following the news. At 9:15, Molly Porzig, California Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity, discusses the hunger strike at Pelican Bay [...]
Some of the headlines at 8:00am... California Supreme Court To Hand Down Prop 8 Decision at 10:00am President Obama Nominates First Latina to the US Supreme Court Student of Color Collective at UC Santa Cruz to Begin Hunger Strike Today