hank you for this post! If those prisoners are the worst of the worst, then why are those words so full of truth! God bless the hunger strikers.
California prisoner hungers strike advocates and supporters continue their efforts to compel state decision makers to negotiate with hunger strikers as they endure their 52nd day without food. Meanwhile legal observers at Corcoran State Prison say that the 70 people are still on strike at that facility are facing harsh relation by prison officials including the denial of medical care—even for those coming off strike—and the confiscation of personal property. At Pelican Bay, the four main representatives of the Short Corridor Collective—the interracial group in that facility’s Security Housing Unit (SHU) that initially encouraged their fellow prisoners to take up the peaceful protest—have been totally isolated in a single cell block in the prison’s stand-alone Administrative Segregation Unit. Late last week 51 prisoners being held in the same area were summarily and forcibly removed to other prisons. Meanwhile the CDCR’s own numbers show a steady uptick in strike participation…
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