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California Hunger Strike

State Seeks Permission To Force-Feed Inmates

Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics

By Don Thompson, The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- State and federal prison officials on Monday sought a judge's permission to force-feed ...

A Lesson of the Irish Hunger Strike

Tom Hayden | Posted 10.15.2013 | Crime
Tom Hayden

Word from within is that California's prison hunger strikers have been studying the Irish hunger strike of 1981 led by Bobby Sands, in which 10 Irish Republicans died because of the stubborn refusal of Margaret Thatcher to recognize them as anything but human.

Robin Wilkey

'My Brother Has Seen The Sunlight Four Times In 28 Years'

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa Dewberry has seen real sunlight only four times in the last 28 years. Dewberry, an inmate at Pelican Bay Sta...

MASSIVE Prison Hunger Strike

Posted 07.10.2013 | Los Angeles

An estimated 30,000 California prison inmates have begun to refuse meals in what could be the largest prison protest in state history. Inmates in t...