Hunger strike - Definitions and terms of reference
Learning objectives for this lesson is:
Define exactly what a hunger strike is and to identify the different forms of fasting encountered among prisoners.
Define the clinical frameworks for a hunger strike - the length of and type of fasting involved in hunger strikes.
- Definitions 1: food refusals versus hunger strike
- Definitions 2: Voluntary total fasting
- Clinical framework 1: diet scale for hunger strikes
- Clinical framework 2: a time scale for hunger strikes