Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Medical-Examination-during-Hunger-Strike-27MZIFI99UUI.htmlConceptually similarMedical Examination during Hunger StrikeGP02I3VCompleted★★★★Handicapped People Protest against Nuclear PlantGP02I3UCompleted★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I3YCompleted★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I47Completed★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I4BCompleted★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I4HCompleted★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I3WCompleted★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I3ZCompleted★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I41Completed★★★★View AllGP02I3XMedical Examination during Hunger StrikeAn old lady who participated in the hunger strike is getting examined. 127 people are participating in an indefinite fasting which enters sixth day today in Idinthakarai Village, 2kms from the Koodankulam nuclear power plant. The protestors demand the closing down of the Koodankulam nuclear power plants, 720kms from Chennai. The people of surrounding villages like Koodankulam, Idinthakarai and other neighbouring villages decide to withdraw from the ongoing peace process and resume their peaceful, nonviolent Gandhian satyagraha by holding a massive hunger strike starting on 11 September 2011.Locations:Asia-India-Tamil NaduDate:16 Sep, 2011Credit:© Nathan G / GreenpeaceMaximum size:2592px X 3872pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Day-Hunger strike-KWCI (GPI)-Nuclear (campaign title)-Nuclear energy-Nuclear power stations-Outdoors-Physicians-Small group of peopleShoot:Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power Plant in IndiaVillagers take part in an indefinite fasting as they demand the closing of the Koodankulam nuclear power plant, in Idinthakarai village, Tamil Nadu, India.About 127 villagers have been on a hunger strike for the past 8 days and around 15,000 people have been reported to have participated in the protest which began on the 11th of September, 2011. Two Russian VVER reactors of 1000MWe capacity are in its final testing phase. A report prepared by Russian State Council, chaired by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, claims the reactors to be “under-prepared for both natural and man-made disasters ranging from floods to fires to earthquakes or plain negligence”.