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STATEMENT OF PRISONER REPRESENTATIVES ON SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF Ashker v. Brown SETTLEMENT

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
Oct 14, 2017 marks the 2 year anniversary of the approval of the Ashker settlement. We celebrate our victory in the Ashker case, in which virtually all of the over 1600 prisoners then…

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Ireland refuses to extradite, calls out US on inhumane solitary confinement

Irish High Court Bars Extradition of Terror Suspect to U.S., Citing Inhumanity of Solitary Confinement Loaded on April 1, 2016 by Derek Gilna published in Prison Legal News April, 2016, page 60 Filed under: War on Terror, Immigration, Control Units. … Continue reading

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Demand Justice for Erika Rocha: Attention to Abuses and Escalating Suicide Epidemic in CA Women’s Prison

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
APRIL 25 2016 Press Release from California Coalition for Women Prisoners: Advocates demand justice for Erika Rocha, who was 35 years old and just one day away from her Youth Parole Hearing last…

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CA state court : Prisoner Can’t Be Punished for Hunger Strike

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
Below is the April 23, 2016 article from SF Gate/San Francisco Chronicle (minus photos and video in the article) Court’s full decision at the bottom of the post. State court rules prisoners can’t…

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‘Stop the Torture’ – UN Official Receives Formal Complaint from Solitary Prisoners’ Family Members and Advocates

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
For Immediate Release – Thursday, March 31, 2016 Statewide groups are condemning sleep deprivation – widely recognized as a form of torture – of prisoners in Pelican Bay’s Solitary Confinement Units in a…

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March 23: HIP HOP FOR CHANGE and PHSS Event!

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
Please join Hip Hop for Change and Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition (PHSS) for an evening of powerful Spoken Word and discussion from 6pm to 9pm at the Niebyl-Proctor Library in Oakland, CA.  …

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.@POTUS: Stop sleep deprivation torture at #PelicanBay

SLEEP DEPRIVATION Published on Dec 13, 2015 Beginning of the night of August 2nd, 2015 people in Pelican Bay State prison solitary units have been awakened by guards every 20-30 minutes. Prisoners are being sleep deprived, suffering severe stress, weight … Continue reading

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