Why were Suffragettes force-fed in prison?

Posted on: 27 September 2018 by Sam Caslin in 2018 posts

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Modern history expert, Dr Sam Caslin, talks about the practise of force-feeding Suffragettes in prison, as we continue to reflect on the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which allowed (some) women the right to vote in 1918.

Why and how were Suffragettes force-fed in prison?

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