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Reflecting on the CA Hunger Strike & the Struggle Forward: An Interview With Antonio Guillen, Pelican Bay SHU prisoner & hunger strike representative
PHSS (Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity): In approaching the year anniversary of the hunger strike, how have things changed? What have some of the advances been? Antonio: In looking at the two principal reasons that gave rise to the five core … Continue reading
A Statement from the Pelican Bay Human Rights Movement in Commemoration of the 1st year Anniversary of the CA Hunger Strike
By Kijana Tashiri Askari There has been a great deal of progress made on several levels with our human rights movement primarily from the international exposure that it garnered, but in particular, from the perspective of the power of the … Continue reading
The courage of the hunger strikers continues in the face of severe repression by the CDCR, as today marks Day 18 of the second phase of the historic CA hunger strike. Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity has received letters from hunger strikers … Continue reading
Admist the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR)’s increased repression to break this historic hunger strike in California, prisoners continue to speak out and expose how deeply torture is embedded within CA’s prison system. Read this letter from a … Continue reading
Today (9/28/11) lawyers & mediators of Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity’s mediation team confirm that at least 6,000 prisoners throughout CA are resuming the hunger strike that originally began in July. The CDCR refuses to release where prisoners are striking exactly, … Continue reading
On Monday, September 26th, prisoners at both Pelican Bay & Calipatria will resume the hunger strike to stop the torturous conditions of Security Housing Units (SHUs). Prisoners first went on hunger strike on July 1st for nearly four weeks, until … Continue reading
Prisoners in the Pelican Bay Security Housing Unit (SHU) will resume their hunger strike against torturous conditions of imprisonment next Monday, Sept. 26th 2011. Read Tortured SHU Prisoners Speak Out: The Struggle Continues for more details on why they are resuming … Continue reading
Just now being revealed, the CDCR has released sobering numbers on prisoners in the Pelican Bay SHU. Of the 1,111 people currently held in the SHU: Over 513 have served 10 years or more in the SHU. Of those, 78 … Continue reading
As communities across the West Coast are gearing up for a day of action in Sacramento, CA tomorrow, supporters (inter)nationally continue to grow support for the hunger strike, against torturous conditions and practices of imprisonment. Solidarity Actions will be held in New … Continue reading