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Rally in Solidarity with California Prisoners on Hunger Strike!!!
Date Saturday July 09
Time 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
United Nations Plaza, SF (Civic Center BART)
Event Type Protest
Contact NamePrisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity
Email Addressprisonerhungerstrikesolidarity [at] gmail.com
Phone Number510-444-0484
Address

Come out and show your solidarity with the hunger strikers! More than a week will have passed since the hunger strike started & it is important that we support the energy & organizing on the inside as the strike continues to spread across California!

For more info & regular updates on the strike check out:
http://bit.ly/PHSSblog

These are the demands:
1. End Group Punishment & Administrative Abuse

2. Abolish the Debriefing Policy, and Modify Active/Inactive Gang Status Criteria

3. Comply with the US Commission on Safety and Abuse in America’s Prisons 2006 Recommendations Regarding an End to Long-Term Solitary Confinement

4. Provide Adequate and Nutritious Food

5. Expand and Provide Constructive Programming and Privileges for Indefinite SHU Status Inmates.

EVEN IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT--SIGN THE PETITION!
http://bit.ly/PBstrike
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UN Plaza (Civic Center Bart)

Prisoners at the Security Housing Unit (SHU) at Pelican Bay have gone on an indefinite hunger strike to protest the tortuous and inhumane conditions of their imprisonment.

Around the world, supporters inside and outside of prisons have come together to show their support for the hunger strikers. At least 6,600 prisoners in at least 13 prisons throughout CA have joined the hunger strike for varying lengths of time in solidarity with the prisoners at Pelican Bay and their demands.

Please come join us for a rally and show your support: