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Hunger Strikes

Guantánamo Bay Déjà Vu

Michael Rose | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics
Michael Rose

what may be a surprise to some is the fact that Obama isn't the first president to try to close Guantánamo after being confronted by hunger striking detainees who desperately tried to call attention to being held indefinitely, and he may not be the last.

Let These People Go

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Nancy Cohen-koan

It's time to wake up, speak out ... it's the right thing to do. It won't change the years so many men have lost in Guantanamo, but it is a move towards humanity, what is right and the law as the Constitution states.

Letter From Isa Town Women's Prison in Bahrain

Zainab Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja | Posted 05.24.2013 | World
Zainab Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja

The echo of Martin Luther King's words has travelled across oceans, through the walls and metal bars of a Bahraini prison, and into the overcrowded and filthy cell I sit in.

Lucas Kavner

Deadliest Form Of Protest Theater Gains Popularity

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.13.2012 | World

Is the hunger strike having a moment? Practitioners of this extreme form of protest -- part political theater, part publicity assault -- have been mak...

Best Late Night Jokes Of The Week: Keith Olbermann, Wal-Mart, Hunger Strikes And More! (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Patrick Waldo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert addressed his impending broadcasts from the Middle East this week, saying he bought official Sheik-brand condoms for the trip. The con...