Tag archive for ‘Hunger’
By admin On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020
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Next Monday’s Skwawk Talk on Socialist Telly: Prof Ian Sinha and Ian Byrne MP expose how hunger and poverty hit kids – even at cellular level

Live questions will be taken from Socialist Telly Twitter feed after unique and ‘mind-blowing’ presentation Next Monday night’s Skwawk Talk on Left Media TV (Socialist Telly) will feature what More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
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Portuguese restaurant owners hold HUNGER STRIKE in front of parliament, as Covid lockdown cripples hospitality sector

Restaurant, bar, and nightclub owners staged a protest against the Portuguese government and its crushing Covid restrictions outside the national parliament on Tuesday – the fifth day of their ongoing hunger strike. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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Tories flounder as child hunger protests grow

EFFORTS to feeds hundreds of thousands of vulnerable schoolchildren continued today as the government refused to reverse its decision to deny them free meals during the October half-term break. Protests multiplied More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Children facing ‘holiday hunger’ could get free school meals, as Boris Johnson hints at U-turn

Boris Johnson has hinted at a U-turn in providing free school meals during the holidays, amid fierce backlash and pressure from Conservative MPs. On Monday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was “very proud” More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Holiday hunger backlash turns the tide against Tories – weekly briefing

Alex Snowdon on class warfare and the government’s commitment to inequality   Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Friday, October 23rd, 2020
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‘He could end world hunger if he wanted!’ Bezos blasted after Amazon praises ManUnited forward’s efforts to feed kids in tweet

After tech giant Amazon tweeted praise for footballer Marcus Rashford’s efforts to secure free meals for schoolchildren, CEO Jeff Bezos came under instant fire for his colossal wealth and supposed indifference More...

By admin On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Algeria: Imprisoned Hirak activists launch hunger strike

Algeria: Imprisoned Hirak activists launch hunger strike Mohamed Tadjadit and Noureddine Khimoud are protesting against their incarceration amidst a growing crackdown on government critics MEE More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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COVID-19 pandemic leads to huge spike in global hunger

By the end of the year more people will die every day from hunger as a result of disruptions to the global food chain brought about by the pandemic, than from the virus itself. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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People clash with police during the funeral of Ebru Timtik, a human rights lawyer who died during a hunger strike in a Turkish prison to demand a fair trial for herself and colleagues, in Istanbul, Friday

People clash with police during the funeral of Ebru Timtik, a human rights lawyer who died during a hunger strike in a Turkish prison to demand a fair trial for herself and colleagues, in Istanbul, Friday Morning More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 26th, 2020
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‘We’d Prefer to Die in the UK Than Go Back’: the Refugees on Hunger Strike Against Deportation

Hamza* is the first to admit that he is in “a very depressed situation”. Speaking to the Detained Voices collective he says he hasn’t eaten for the past week and has recently made a gruelling journey from More...