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Andrea Stone

American Hiker Imprisoned In Iran Finds California Cells Worse

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 10.18.2012 | World

An American freelance journalist who spent more than two years in an Iranian prison said he can relate to inmates in U.S. prisons who face indefinite ...

John Rudolf

'Silently Screaming 24 Hours A Day': Report Slams Calif. Solitary Confinement

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 09.27.2012 | Crime

California's extensive use of solitary confinement in two state prisons subjects thousands of inmates to "cruel and degrading" conditions and amounts ...

John Rudolf

California Prisoners Sue To End 'Torture' of Long-Term Solitary Confinement

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 05.31.2012 | San Francisco

The prolonged use of solitary confinement at a high-security prison in California "strips prisoners of their basic humanity" and amounts to illegal to...

Inmate: 99 Percent Should Worry About Death Row's 'Bottom 1 Percent'

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2012 | Business

By Laird Harrison SAN QUENTIN, Calif., Feb 20 (Reuters) - Hundreds of anti-Wall Street demonstrators and prison reform activists join...

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...

'I'm Very Concerned That Prisoners May Die Or Be Seriously Injured'

| Posted 11.29.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Michael Montgomery State corrections officials today threatened to discipline thousand...

A TALE OF TWO INMATES

| Posted 11.19.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Michael Montgomery One man was a petty thief mistakenly identified as a player in a vi...