Origin of hunger strike
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Origin of hunger-strike
OTHER WORDS FROM hunger-strikehunger striker, noun
How to use hunger strike in a sentence
Thirty-three people that morning decided to go on a hunger strike.
Through the pane of glass that serves as a window at one end of the pod, we learned that one next to ours had begun a hunger strike.
Those buzzing stinging monsters can finish up a man faster than any hunger strike.Russia Is Murdering the Kremlin's Biggest Critic in Plain Sight. Who Will Save Alexei Navalny?|Michael Weiss|April 22, 2021|Time
Navalny’s health has been deteriorating since he was imprisoned, and he began a hunger strike three weeks ago to protest his lack of medical treatment.'The Putin Regime Is Trying to Kill Him.' Alexei Navalny's Ailing Health Is Worrying the World|Madeline Roache|April 19, 2021|Time
He briefly went on hunger strike in August 2020, citing a lack of protection in prison, after another inmate attacked him.Journalists faced new threats in 2020. These 10 and countless others deserve justice|lbelanger225|January 4, 2021|Fortune
The influential al Qaeda propagandist, who was born in New Mexico, died in a U.S. drone strike later that year.
Should lightning strike and Hillary Clinton forgoes a presidential run, Democrats have a nominee in waiting.Sen. Warren’s Main Street Crusade to Pressure Clinton|Eleanor Clift|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A senior Iranian official in Pakistan later confirmed the strike took place, declining to elaborate.
Saleem believes that the strike came from a nearby airbase across the Iranian border.
Leave it to Katniss to cut through a story with one perfectly aimed strike.Jennifer Lawrence’s Righteous Fury Says Everything We Wanted to Say|Kevin O’Keeffe|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was he who first said, If thine enemy hunger give him food, if he thirst give him drink.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
The heir apparent and his brothers were cowering in fear, afraid to strike, yet hoping that others would strike for them.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Or, if I escaped these dangers for a day or two, what could I expect but a miserable death of cold and hunger?Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
On this the royal band of music would strike up its liveliest airs, and a great bell would toll its evening warning.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
Jacob robbed his brother of his birthright by trading on his hunger; Joseph robbed a whole people in the same way.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford