The authorities also denied force-feeding
Lilian, with Home Secretary Reginald McKenna saying her pneumonia was caused by hunger striking.
The reality is, not very many people understand the intricacies of force-feeding
, and how it can cause major harm.
is the practice of feeding a person against their consent.
military was force-feeding
him for humanitarian reasons, I would have a little more sympathy for it, even though what it is doing is unethical by any standard.
Even if you haven't seen the videos of geese being force fed (they are easy to find on the Internet), could anyone believe that force-feeding
doesn't involve an element of cruelty?
He should also reflect that the International Committee of the Red Cross and the American Medical Association oppose force-feeding
of prisoners as a violation of medical ethics.
Petitioners therefore ask this Court, at a minimum, to enjoin any force-feeding
between sunup and sundown during the month of Ramadan.
A German MEP is calling for an EU-wide ban on force-feeding
, while California, USA, has introduced legislation to ban the production and sale of the pate in the state.
The famous French delicacy is made by force-feeding
ducks and geese, a process described by animal rights groups as "torture".
A US judge has ruled that prison officials may continue force-feeding
a man from Liverpool who began a hunger strike in September 2007.
Penelope Webber, now called Rees after getting married, was seen kneeling on top of an 86-year-old man, force-feeding
him medicine when he refused it at Whitchurch hospital in Cardiff.
In a letter from Ashworth security hospital on Merseyside, the serial child-killer says: "There is mindless force-feeding
at Ashworth for political expediency.