forced feeding

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Noun1.forced feeding - feeding that consists of the delivery of a nutrient solution (as through a nasal tube) to someone who cannot or will not eat
alimentation, feeding - the act of supplying food and nourishment
nasogastric feeding - feeding consisting of delivering liquid nutrients through a tube passing through the nose and into the stomach
gastrogavage - feeding a nutrient solution into the stomach through a tube through a surgically created opening
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The World Health Organization (WHO), according to guidance on health in prison published by the WHO Regional Office for Europe, including on forced feeding of prisoners on hunger strike, referred to the revised World Medical Association's Declaration of Malta (Declaration on Hunger Strikers):
Forced feeding contrary to an informed and voluntary refusal is unjustifiable.
Some European countries have banned forced feeding of animals, as did Israel in 2005, forcing many Israeli producers to move elsewhere.

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