Tag Archive | Hunger strike

US: Chelsea Manning Ends Hunger-Strike, Promised Gender-Affirming Surgery

US: Chelsea Manning Ends Hunger-Strike, Promised Gender-Affirming Surgery

In the US, Imprisoned transgender whistle-blower, Chelsea Manning, ended her hunger strike yesterday (13th Sept) having secured assurances from the US Army that she will receive the medically prescribed treatment for her ‘gender dysphoria’. The treatment will begin with the surgery that was recommended by her psychologist in April of this year. Since she was […]

Film Review: Bobby Sands 66 Days

Film Review: Bobby Sands 66 Days

Frances Winston found ‘Bobby Sands 66 Days‘ a hard watch at times, but feels it is a film that informs and educates about a period in Irish/UK history that is often glossed over. Directed by Brendan J Byrne – Starring: Bobby Sands, Gerry Adams, Fintan O’Toole and a host of other talking heads At one […]