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Prisoners over fast

The hunger strike among California’s prisoners against protracted solitary confinement, a strike which initially involved over 30,000 prisoners (see PN 2561), was called off after 60 days on 5 September, in order to avert deaths.

The decision was ‘especially difficult considering that most of our demands have not been met’, said the prisoners. More info:
www.tinyurl.com/peacenews498

Topics: Prison