California Prison Hunger Strike Ends

On September 5, 2013, the two-month California prison hunger strike against long-term solitary confinement was terminated.  Click here for details.  This was the third hunger strike in two years.  Two deaths have been attributed to the hunger strikes, in which at least 100 prisoners participated.  Two California state legislatures have announced their intention to hold hearings on long-term solitary confinement.

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