Hunger, power and control are intertwined actors. Access to food is not only determined by economical power, but also by political. This panel will look into how hunger was used as a weapon of control, a manner of averting protest and as a part of the strategies of destruction in the Third Reich. Control over hunger can also be used as a political tool by those resisting oppression, attempting to shift the responsibility of their wellbeing to those whose power they are actually attempting to escape. Which strategies and rhetoric do politicians; prison and medical staff use to regain control over the protester?