Migrants Stranded On Italian Coast Guard Ship Begin Hunger StrikeThe ship rescued them on Aug. 16 from a foundering human trafficker's boat in the central Mediterranean, and for days now has been docked in the port of Catania, Sicily.
Dyett Parents' Hunger Strike Enters Day 9A group of South Side parents and activists have begun their ninth day of a hunger strike, as they demand the Chicago Board of Education accept their plan to turn Dyett High School into a global leadership and green technology academy.
Dyett High School Parents Plan Hunger StrikeParents and community leaders on the South Side have taken a drastic step as they promote their vision for the future of a Washington Park neighborhood school that closed at the end of last school year.
Little Village Hunger Strike Protests Hospital Transplant PolicyReverend Luis Alvarengo of the United Church of Christ says it's a matter of life and death.
Woman Hospitalized Amid Hunger Strike To Demand Medical Care For ImmigrantsA 54-year old woman who is on a hunger strike was rushed to Mt. Sinai Hospital on Monday, after complaining of abdominal pain and chills.
Lake County Sheriff On Defensive After Woman's Death From Hunger StrikeThe Lake County Sheriff is defending his jail's handling of an inmate who died after refusing to eat.
Woman Dead After Hunger Strike At Lake County JailOfficials say they are still trying to find any family of a woman who died recently after going on a jail hunger strike in the northern suburbs.