Hunger Strike

Hearing On Prisoner's Hunger Strike Delayed Until Fall A court hearing for a Connecticut inmate who launched a hunger strike six years ago has been pushed off to the fall because of questions about travel documents.
Appellate Court Rejects Hunger-Striking Inmate's AppealThe state Appellate Court has rejected an appeal by a prison inmate who went on a hunger strike, ended up being force-fed under court orders and then claimed he was being abused and tortured in custody.
Justices Say State May Force-Feed Hunger StrikerThe Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that state prison officials can restrain and force-feed inmates to protect them from life-threatening dehydration and malnutrition.
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