A suffragist on a hunger strike, being forcibly fed with a nasal tube London, ca. 1911.
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Obverse view of Suffragette Hunger Strike medal. Silver Hunger Strike Medal with green, white, purple striped ribbon. Inscribed "For Valour / Hunger Strike / Florence Haig" plus the dates of her hunger strikes. Suffragettes treated the fight for the vote as a military campaign. From 1909, those who served prison terms for militancy were awarded medals for their service to the cause. Imitating military honours, hunger strike medals were decorated with enamelled tricolour bars, each bar…

Obverse view of Suffragette Hunger Strike medal. Silver Hunger Strike Medal with green, white, purple striped ribbon. Inscribed "For Valour / Hunger Strike / Florence Haig" plus the dates of her hunger strikes. Suffragettes treated the fight for the vote as a military campaign. From 1909, those who served prison terms for militancy were awarded medals for their service to the cause. Imitating military honours, hunger strike medals were decorated with enamelled tricolour bars, each bar…

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10 female pioneers Credit: Time Life Pictures/Getty Emmeline Pankhurst(1858-1928)Pankhurst’s slogan 'Deeds, not words' defined her l...

10 female pioneers Credit: Time Life Pictures/Getty Emmeline Pankhurst(1858-1928)Pankhurst’s slogan 'Deeds, not words' defined her l...

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Temple Of The Dog - Hunger Strike. To this day I can't go to the beach without envisioning Eddie Vedder hiding behind the bushes somewhere.

Temple Of The Dog - Hunger Strike. To this day I can't go to the beach without envisioning Eddie Vedder hiding behind the bushes somewhere.

Official Audio for "Someone to Love You (Acoustic)" from the album Venus (Acoustic) by Joy Williams, out July 22nd. Download Venus (Acoustic) now: http://gen...

Official Audio for "Someone to Love You (Acoustic)" from the album Venus (Acoustic) by Joy Williams, out July 22nd. Download Venus (Acoustic) now: http://gen...

Lawsuit Filed Against Solitary Confinement of 800 “Seriously Mentally Ill” in Pennsylvania | Moorbey'z Blog

Lawsuit Filed Against Solitary Confinement of 800 “Seriously Mentally Ill” in Pennsylvania | Moorbey'z Blog

Evacuees of the demolished outpost of Amona, West Bank, angry that a promised new settlement is not available, announced a hunger strike.

Evacuees of the demolished outpost of Amona, West Bank, angry that a promised new settlement is not available, announced a hunger strike.

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