Mar 11, 2014 — Jon Eisenburg is asking a federal court to slow the pace of the force-feedings. The amount of liquid food given to the detainees causes intense pain, the lawyer says.
Jul 11, 2013 — Thousands of prisoners across the state are expressing solidarity with inmates being held in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison in Northern California.
Apr 29, 2013 — About 40 medical personnel are at the facility where 100 of the 166 prisoners are refusing to eat. Twenty-one prisoners are being force fed through nasal tubes.
Apr 22, 2013 — The U.S. military announced Sunday that 84 of the 166 prisoners at the camp are on hunger strike; 16 of them are being force fed through tubes.
Mar 4, 2013 — Irom Sharmila hasn't eaten on her own since November 2000. She is protesting against an Indian law that suspends human rights guarantees in conflict-ridden parts of the country. The government force-feeds her through a tube.