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California Prison Hunger Strike (2013)

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  • Bill to reform California's near-solitary prison units dies

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - A bill aimed at easing some conditions for inmates in near-solitary confinement in California prisons has died in the state legislature amid concerns that Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, who has held a tough line on prison issues, would veto it.
  • Judge grants class action status to inmates' solitary confinement case

    Judge grants class action status to inmates' solitary confinement case
    A federal judge in Oakland has granted inmates in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison class action status in their claims of unconstitutional treatment. The inmates allege physical and psychological abuse when California puts inmates in...

    The debate on solitary confinement

    The debate on solitary confinement
    Treatment of prison inmates has finally begun to capture the attention of California's lawmakers and public, in large part because two lawsuits over constitutionally inadequate medical and mental health care resulted in a federal court order to reduce the...

    Newspaper behind bars boasts compelling storytelling

    Newspaper behind bars boasts compelling storytelling
    SAN QUENTIN — The scene was almost indistinguishable from that in any other newsroom. Editors sat around chatting about the next issue and tinkering with stories. Front pages were tacked up on the walls, and family photos were taped to computer...

    U.N. torture investigator seeks access to California prisons

    U.N. torture investigator seeks access to California prisons
    SACRAMENTO -- The United Nations' lead torture investigator says he is worried about increased use of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons and wants access to California lockups to ensure that prisoners' rights are being protected. "We should have...