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Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country's immigration system ended their three-week fast Dec. 3 on the National Mall.  (Photo by Leslie E. Kossoff/Polaris Images)

Immigrant Activists End Fast on National Mall, Pass Baton

Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country’s immigration system ended their three-week fast Tuesday on the National Mall.

12/03/2013

File photo of University of Virginia.

UVA Students End Hunger Strike For Better Employee Compensation

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBSDC/AP) — A group of University of Virginia students has ended a hunger strike over employee compensation. Media outlets report that the students ended the protest Thursday. Organizers say other actions are planned […]

03/02/2012

Women march in an August rally that advocated for representation in Washington D.C. in Congress. (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Occupy D.C. Faction Says No Meals Without Representation, Will Stage Public Hunger Strike

Three members of a protest group calling itself “Occupy the Vote D.C.” say they are embarking on a hunger strike to publicize long-standing demands for full voting rights for residents of the nation’s capital.

12/09/2011