Posts tagged ‘SHU’

July 23, 2013

California prison guards retaliating against hunger-strikers, lawyers say

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By  of The Guardian:

Prison guards are trying to break a hunger strike involving thousands of prisoners in California by blasting cells with cold air, confiscating legal documents and, in one case, banning lawyers, according to legal representatives and relatives.

July 12, 2013

Faces and Voices of the California Prison Hunger Strike

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By  of Solitary Watch:

Today the massive California prison hunger strike enters its third day. Below are six individuals in Pelican Bay State Prison and Corcoran State Prison SHUs.  All have been held in the SHU for over a decade, and participated in the previous two hunger strikes. All have indicated their intention to participate in this July 8th hunger strike, despite some of them having medical conditions.

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