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30,000 prisoners on hunger-strike in California
Nearly a quarter of the prisoners in the state of California started refusing meals this week, to protest indefinite solitary confinement. Relatives of the inmates posted an online video calling the practice state-sanctioned torture. The protests began at Pelican Bay State Prison, where prisoners in solitary confinement are held for years in an 11x7 ft. cell for twenty-two hours a day.
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30,000 prisoners on hunger-strike in California
Nearly a quarter of the prisoners in the state of California started refusing meals this week, to protest indefinite solitary confinement. Relatives of the inmates posted an online video calling the practice state-sanctioned torture. The protests began at Pelican Bay State Prison, where prisoners in solitary confinement are held for years in an 11x7 ft. cell for twenty-two hours a day.
Date: 7/11/13
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Video by:  NowThis News
 
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