Hong Kong teen protest leader to stage hunger strike

Dec 2, 2014

Hong Kong teen protest leader to stage hunger strike

A prominent Hong Kong teen protest leader said Monday he’s going on a hunger strike after a failed attempt by pro-democracy activists to step up their flagging movement for democratic reforms by surrounding government headquarters. Joshua Wong’s announcement came after protesters carrying umbrellas — ...

Nuke foes start hunger strike at METI

May 17, 2013

Nuke foes start hunger strike at METI

Opponents of nuclear power started a hunger strike Thursday to press the government to drop a lawsuit demanding they remove their tents from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. They sat down in chairs in front of the tents, wearing headbands and happi ...