Tuesday, July 9, 2013

30,000 California prisoners launch largest hunger-strike in state history

Are California prisoners learning from Guantanamo detainees? 
Prisoners at 11 state facilities began refusing meals early Monday after months of plotting a demonstration that they hope will bring change to a number of longstanding grievances held by inmates against the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, particularly the practice of indefinitely housing some detainees in total isolation.

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