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hunger strike

noun as in fasting for a cause

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Thirty-three people that morning decided to go on a hunger strike.

Through the pane of glass that serves as a window at one end of the pod, we learned that one next to ours had begun a hunger strike.

Those buzzing stinging monsters can finish up a man faster than any hunger strike.

From Time

Navalny’s health has been deteriorating since he was imprisoned, and he began a hunger strike three weeks ago to protest his lack of medical treatment.

From Time

He briefly went on hunger strike in August 2020, citing a lack of protection in prison, after another inmate attacked him.

From Fortune

His hunger strike in December 2011 received nation-wide recognition and was one of the sparks that ignited the protest movement.

I have now decided to go on hunger strike to protest at this injustice.

Scholarism launched protests that culminated in a hunger strike, and Beijing backed off.

Kandari was one of dozens of men last year who went on a hunger strike.

Saleh, he says, has been trying to get him to give up on the hunger strike.

As the dinner proceeds and my modified hunger-strike continues, I begin to regain confidence.

He stated that he was going on a hunger strike until he was allowed to have visitors and see a lawyer.

"We must have a hunger-strike till he apologises," said the thin hen importantly.

It was bringing to perfection its last great tactical manoeuvre, the massed raid followed by the hunger-strike in prison.

Members have been forced to resort to the hunger strike as a means of getting better food in many places.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hunger strike, such as: fasting, religious fasting, and voluntary fast.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.