Princeton hunger strikers call it quits after university does not give into their demands

Princeton hunger strikers call it quits after university does not give into their demands


The original group of hunger strikers at Princeton University decided to end their radical form of protesting after 10 days when it became clear the elite college was not going to give in to their demands anytime soon.

In a post on Princeton Divest Now’s Instagram story on Sunday, the group said the 13 protesters ended the hunger strike out of “health concerns.”

PDN further revealed the original 13 protesters were replaced with seven new hunger strikers “in the tradition of rotary hunger strikes.” PDN reported there were an additional nine people who were participating in a “solidarity fast.”

‘Since that time, the university has failed to actually engage with our demands …’

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