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Delanshar
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Hunger Strikes

Postby Delanshar » Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:15 pm

How does your nation respond to people who go on hunger strike?

In Delanshar, they are arrested and thrown in jail. Once in a cell they are allowed no contact with media, family or anyone, and then they are given no food until they die. In other words: they get their wish, but nobody is allowed to see it. Their death certificate will read that they committed suicide, which in a sense is true.
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UEG-The Systems Alliance
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Postby UEG-The Systems Alliance » Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:30 pm

That is rather stupid and a waste really.


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Postby Greater Nilfgaard » Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:31 pm

Your such an inefficient dictatorship!

Here they are just shot on the spot. If more people see it, good, hope they get the message.
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Postby Old Beringia » Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:43 pm

Easy, we don't respond.
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Aurora Confederacy
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Postby Aurora Confederacy » Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:54 pm

if they are offered food and choose NOT to eat it, well thats there mouldy old dough!
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Postby Dagnia » Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:58 pm

We consider their protest as we would any other. If they choose that route, the consequences are entirely on them if we deem it unworthy of our time or consideration.
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Jagalonia
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Postby Jagalonia » Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:59 pm

I'm going on hunger strike untill this thread is locked!
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You gona eat that stapler...?

Hunger strikes in Jagalonia are normaly met with laughter...>.>
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Postby Fransikania » Fri Apr 20, 2012 1:01 pm

Nothing


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Postby Novariea » Fri Apr 20, 2012 1:01 pm

We'd probably just ignore them.
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Postby Byzantania » Fri Apr 20, 2012 1:17 pm

Hunger strike?

They already don't eat.
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Postby Saurisisia » Fri Apr 20, 2012 1:28 pm

We just ignore it, they'll give into pressure and go back to eating delicious Saurisian foods soon enough.
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Postby Imeriata » Fri Apr 20, 2012 1:33 pm

As long as they are not breaking any laws so would we ignore them, it is not like those sort of strikes lasts longer than a month at most anyway.
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Postby Imperial--japan » Fri Apr 20, 2012 1:40 pm

They are taking precious resources for granted. Burn them with fire.
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Postby Tarkanea » Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:01 pm

Hunger striking means you aren't working and you cause disturbance. Both these acts are damaging to the nation, and are therefore judged as treason. But since we are so very good and kind, we'll lock them in the pillory and give them all the fruits and vegetables they can eat.
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High Nalograd
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Postby High Nalograd » Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:14 pm

Hunger Strikes as a political or social protest would be treated as treason against the king. The culprit, and his friends and family will all be rounded up and sent to our mountain labor camps were they will work until dead. If that proves to time consuming they will simply be shot by the RSD (Royal Security Directorate "aka Secret Police").

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Postby Nude East Ireland » Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:17 pm

The government offers food and makes efforts to negotiate with the strikers.
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Postby Lenehen » Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:22 pm

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Kentsland
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Postby Kentsland » Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:01 pm

Well, considering that I am a post-apocalyptic nation, going on a Hunger Strike is rather stupid and inneffective, because nobody eats enough to begin with.

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Postby Welsh Cowboy » Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:28 pm

The government doesn't care, or at least isn't going to do anything about it. Families probably would, though.
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Postby Grand Britannia » Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:40 pm

We set up a Pizza Hut truck in front of them, then fan the delicious odor of fresh pizza all over the area.

If that doesn't work, we bring in the big guns; Subway.

If that fails, we disperse the protesters by blasting rocky road ice creme from Baskin Robins at them.
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Postby Cu Math » Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:46 pm

If they won't eat, we eat THEM
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Postby TurtleShroom » Fri Apr 20, 2012 5:25 pm

Welsh Cowboy wrote:The government doesn't care, or at least isn't going to do anything about it. Families probably would, though.

^ This, if it's not obstructing commerce or traffic.

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Postby Acerbic » Fri Apr 20, 2012 5:26 pm

They get nothing from it and no response until they fill out an official form*, if they die the death listed as suicide.
*Note, this isn't a fancy way to tell them "Screw you". Forms are read, and if enough of them with similar subjects are sent Caligula will be informed and generally act on it. Also, it isn't hard it is a subject line, name, address and body. Not that tough.


In other words, we don't treat it as a protest OR treason. We treat it as a temper tantrum.

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Maolandia
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Postby Maolandia » Fri Apr 20, 2012 5:27 pm

whenever the people go on hunger strikes, the officials responsible for the people's communes will be demoted 5 grades.
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Postby The Serbian Empire » Fri Apr 20, 2012 5:31 pm

Let the rare hungry striker die... Serbian Emperor approves!
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