Zainab Al-Khawadja announced her strike to president Obama to hold him responsible for what is happening to human rights in Bahrain where the US has a military base.
She is also tweeting her hunger strike.
Zainab spoke with Amy Goodman on Democracy Now
Amy Goodman: Bahrainis are suffering the same oppression as Lybians so why does Obama have nothing to say?
The Guardian has an article on Zainab Al Khawadja today.
US mired in policy hypocrisy as interests outweigh protesters lives
Whom are they fooling with their talk on human rights?
Bahrain opposition figure dies in custody.