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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

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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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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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Woodfox freed on 69th birthday after 43 years in solitary

Press Release February 19, 2016 Amnesty International USA: Woodfox’s Release Long Overdue The human rights organization described today’s settlement as “long overdue and undeniably just”   MEDIA CONTACT: Mandy Simon, asimon@aiusa.org  (WASHINGTON, DC) —Today, the last imprisoned member of the … Continue reading

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From Solitary Confinement at Pelican Bay, Jesse Perez Sues Guards for Retaliation, Wins $25,000

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On Nov. 25, 2015, a federal jury awarded $25,000 in damages to Jesse Perez, who had sued guards for trashing his cell in retaliation for his lawsuit against the prison and for his…

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

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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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