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Demonstrators "Occupy San Quentin" (Part 3)
Hundreds of demonstrators marched to San Quentin Prison where a rally was held in solidarity with a National Occupy Day in Support of Prisoners on February 20.
To read about the demonstration, see:
Demonstrators "Occupy San Quentin" for a National Occupy Day in Support of Prisoners:
Demonstrators "Occupy San Quentin" (Part 2):
In 1971, inmates at San Quentin were dubbed the 'San Quentin Six' after they were accused of participatiing in an escape attempt that left George Jackson dead.
In 2009, hikers Sarah Shourd, Josh Fattal, and Shane Bauer were imprisoned in Iran and accused of espionage after being picked up in a wilderness area near the border.