California Prison Hunger Strike Appears Headed for Stalemate

California Prison Hunger Strike Appears Headed for Stalemate

August 13, 2013 | by Paige St. John | Los Angeles Times

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The California prison hunger strike is going on its sixth week. As inmates demand that prolonged stays in solitary confinement come to an end, some haven’t eaten prison food for 36 days. Now, the Department of Corrections has begun to review inmate files, finding that some inmates no longer belong in solitary.

The California prison hunger strike is going on its sixth week. As inmates demand that prolonged stays in solitary confinement come to an end, some haven’t eaten prison food for 36 days. Now, the Department of Corrections has begun to review inmate files, finding that some inmates no longer belong in solitary.