Fast Times

-- JAN 29: 266 HIV-infected Haitian refugees and family members begin hunger strike to protest detention at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. For most, strike ends in mid-March. Release ordered June 8.

-- APRIL 5: Representative Tony Hall begins hunger strike to protest elimination of House committee on hunger. Strike ends April 26 with agreement on hunger heearings.

-- MAY 10: Walter Stewart, plagarism investigator at National Institutes of Health, begins a hunger strike he is ousted from his lab. Ongoing.

-- May 25: Nine activists begin hunger strike to force UCLA to establish Chicano studies department. Strike ends June 7 after UCLA...

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