Thousands of California Prisoners, One Hunger Strike, One Week

California prisoners have been on hunger strike for one full week, today, in protest of long-term solitary confinement. The hunger strike began on July 8th with participation of approximately 30,000Ā people in two-thirds of California’s prisons, as well as several out-of-state facilities holding California prisoners. In the first days of the hunger strike, approximately 3,200 others […]

California Prisoners Launch New Hunger Strike on October 10th

On October 10th, prisonersĀ at Pelican Bay State Prison and California Correctional Institution in Tehachapi launched a hunger strike. The hunger strike, which has in total involved five hundred prisoners, coincided with the date of an announced racial cease-fire issued by prisonersĀ in Pelican Bay referred to as the PBSP-SHU Short Corridor Collective. The group, which consists […]