Tag: Hunger Strike
Singer in hospital after ‘Gulag’ hunger strike
A member of the outlawed Russian rock band Pussy Riot has gone on hunger strike in protest against conditions in the penal colony where she is being held. She says inmates are treated like...
‘Insane’ murderer Brady seeks death in prison
The notorious Ian Brady says he should be treated as an ordinary criminal rather than a madman: he wants to be allowed to starve himself to death. So why is he being kept alive?