Hunger strike

(L-R) Anai Rosales, Kayla Ely and Veronica Mandujano are three San Leandro High School students who staged a week-long hunger strike over education cuts. (CBS)

San Leandro High Students End Hunger Strike Over Cuts

Three San Leandro High School students ended their hunger strike over education cuts after a meeting with school officials Tuesday night.

03/13/2012

Prison bars, generic, crime

Inmates End Hunger Strike at Pelican Bay, Prison Advocates Rally

Prisoner rights advocates rallied outside San Francisco’s State Building Friday after corrections officials announced that thousands of inmates at Pelican Bay State Prison have ended their second hunger strike after 18 days.

10/14/2011

Prison bars, generic, crime

California Prison Officials Warn Inmates On Hunger Strike

California prison officials are threatening to discipline thousands of inmates who are participating in a statewide hunger strike.

09/30/2011

(AP)

Phil Matier: Fisherman’s Wharf Murder Suspect Hunger Strike Sparks Debate

A man accused of a double killing near San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf has staged a hunger strike for the last month, and it’s sparked a battle of ethics in the city.

09/28/2011

A picture obtained from Iran's state-run English-language Press TV shows detained US hikers (L-R) Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal waiting to meet their mothers for the first time since their arrest, in the Iranian capital Tehran on May 20, 2010. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Families Of Detained Bay Area Hikers Show Support Through Hunger Strike

It has been almost two years since they were arrested and Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer remain in prison in Iran awaiting a trial.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/03/2011

Pelican Bay State Prison

Pelican Bay Prisoners Vow Hunger Strike Over Solitary Confinement

Dozens, perhaps hundreds, of inmates at California’s most notorious maximum security prison will begin an indefinite hunger strike Friday to protest what they call inhumane torture.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/30/2011

A picture obtained from Iran's state-run English-language Press TV shows detained US hikers (L-R) Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal waiting to meet their mothers for the first time since their arrest, in the Iranian capital Tehran on May 20, 2010. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Mothers Hold Hunger Strike For Imprisoned Bay Area Hikers

The family of two UC Berkeley grads, imprisoned in Iran, are showing their support for their upcoming trial by going on a hunger strike.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/22/2011

on strike

San Jose Grocery Workers Launch Hunger Strike To Protest Firings

Former Mi Pueblo supermarket workers in San Jose are embarking on a two day hunger strike to protest what they say are unjust firings of 300 workers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/21/2011

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