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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There was also a large open-air meeting at the Castlegate on July 27 1914, protesting against forcible feeding of the suffragettes.
A full medical examination was required before forcible feeding could take place, but suffragettes complained this was not always done.
The case was housing the Wallace Sword and she left a card inside which read: "Your liberties were won by the sword, release the women who are fighting for their liberties, stop the forcible feeding, a protest from Dublin."
The archive also includes seven suffragette broadsides and leaflets, including two on forcible feeding; one of 12 pages about police brutality dating from 1911; a 10-page typescript for the memorial service for Millicent Garrett Fawcett (1847-1929) the moderate suffragist (as opposed to the more militant suffragette); broadsides and leaflets for the National Union of Societies for Equal Citizenship (NUSEC), including their "Manifesto to the Women Voters of Great Britain"; seven copies of "The Woman's Leader" newspaper of 1928/9 and a series of letters mainly from the feminist politician and writer Rachel "Ray" Strachey to a Miss I.K.
The only deaths were of those whose bravery resulted in self-sacrifice or state torture by forcible feeding. Window-smashing, arson, letterbox-bombing, railing-chaining, hunger-striking and art attacks are long-remembered - and even pompously condemned today.
Imprisoned on another occasion for setting fire to postboxes, she threw herself over a railing, intending to kill herself - thereby, she explained in a letter, drawing attention to the "horrible torture" of forcible feeding.
PalMed charged that the force-feeding law flagrantly violates the World Medical Association's Declaration of Malta 1991 which states, "forcible feeding is never ethically acceptable." The Assembly also said that feeding induced by threats or coercion is inhumane and that it violates the 1975 World Medical Association Declaration of Tokyo which explicitly states that force-feeding is a crime and a form of torture.
The Government had ready that The Government had ready that disgusting and cruel process of forcible feeding. Holloway became a place of horror and torment.
Artificial feeding with the hunger strikers explicit or implied consent is ethically acceptable Forcible feeding is never ethically acceptable.
She uses as framework Djuna Barnes's famous performance of 1914, when the novelist, in her capacity as New York journalist subjected herself voluntarily to forcible feeding and described this act (performance) in her essay "How It Feels to Be Forcibly Fed".
The international organization, a watchdog for ethics in healthcare, said back in 1991 that forcible feeding is "a form of
Mrs Justice Eleanor King, sitting at the Court of Protection in London, granted declarations to an NHS Trust which said it would not be in the "best interests" of the 29-year-old woman to subject her to "forcible feeding".