Hunger strike

Amir Hekmati (Credit: Free Amir Hekmati/Facebook)

Ex-US Marine Held In Iran Goes On Hunger Strike, Has Message For Obama

“I can tell that he’s reached a point where he’s desperately seeking measures to help get his point across,” Amir Hekmati’s sister told WWJ.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2014

Charles Pugh sits in the window at Affirmations in Ferndale. (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Pugh Takes Part In Hunger Strike For Gay Rights

A local politician is giving up food for a day as part of an effort to bring attention to discrimination against gays in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2012

In the ”Living" window at Affirmations in Ferndale, David Garcia and other participants, both gay and straight, will refrain from consuming anything but water. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Local LGBTs Launch 100-Day Hunger Strike

Members of Michigan’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community have launched a hunger strike leading up to the November elections.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2012

Prominent Michigan LGBT member will begin a 100-day hunger strike on Monday to protest 'repressive' politics. (File Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

100-Day Hunger Strike For Michigan LGBT Members

Prominent members of Michigan’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are joining forces for a 100-day hunger strike to raise awareness and promote equal rights.

07/27/2012

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