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California Inmate Hunger Strike

Religious Leaders Join the Call for an End to Torture in California Prisons

Rev. Richard L. Killmer | Posted 09.29.2013 | Religion
Rev. Richard L. Killmer

On Monday, July 8, prison inmates across California began a peaceful hunger strike to protest the inhumane conditions of their confinement related to solitary confinement -- a practice where prisoners are confined 23 to 24 hours a day in a small, windowless cell.

What Does The State Plan To Do With Thousands Of Newly-Released Inmates?

| Posted 05.22.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Ryan Gabrielson California counties receiving an influx of low-level convicts are prep...

California Prisoners Prolong Hunger Strike -- By Eating

Carly Schwartz | Posted 12.03.2011 | San Francisco

When conjuring strategies for surviving a hunger strike, "eating" isn't usually the first thing that comes to mind. But eating is exactly how the t...

Hunger Strikes Protesting Solitary Confinement Threatened With Solitary Confinement

AP | Posted 11.30.2011 | Los Angeles

TEHACHAPI, Calif. -- California prison officials are threatening to discipline thousands of inmates who are participating in a statewide hunger strike...