From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Related Categories: California | North Coast | Police State and Prisons
Make Some Noise for Pelican Bay Hunger Strikers
by prisoner solidarity
Thursday Jul 7th, 2011 1:34 PM
Solidarity With All Prisoners!
On July 1st, 2011, prisoners in Pelican Bay State Prison Security Housing Unit (SHU) began an indefinite hunger strike to protest tortuous and inhumane conditions. The strike has now expanded across the state of CA, as more than 6,600 have joined the strike across at least 13 prisons.