Tag Archives: sleep deprivation

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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PHOTOS and REPORTBACKS from Rally Against the Torture of Prisoners

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
On February 1, 2016, people from all over California gathered in Sacramento at the headquarters of the CA Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCr) to demand an end to the dangerous and deliberate…

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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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Take Action Against Ongoing Sleep Deprivation Torture! EMERGENCY PROTEST Photos Included

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
People in solitary confinement have been loudly awakened by guards every 30 minutes 24/7 since the night of August 2nd! Please help stop this sleep deprivation torture. On Nov 30th, the 119th day…

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For Immediate Release: Solitary Prisoners’ Lawyers Slam CDCR for Sleep Deprivation

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
10/29/15   Solitary Prisoners’ Lawyers Slam CDCR for Sleep Deprivation Press Contact:  Mohamed Shehk – 408.910.2618  mohamed@criticalresistance.org Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition SAN FRANCISCO – Yesterday, lawyers for prisoners in the class action case…

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