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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Prisoner Hunger Strike in California Protests Solitary Confinement
07 Oct 2011
Modified: 01:19:18 PM
Interview with Amy Fettig, senior staff counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union's National Prison Project, conducted by Scott Harris
Prisoner Hunger Strike in California Protests Solitary Confinement

Interview with Amy Fettig, senior staff counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union's National Prison Project, conducted by Scott Harris

This week, 4,200 inmates in California prisons are on hunger strike, many in solidarity with prisoners at the Pelican Bay super-maximum security facility. Prisoners at Pelican Bay conducted an earlier hunger strike over the summer, but called it off when they believed prison officials would grant some of their demands.

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http://www.btlonline.org/2011/seg/111014bf-btl-fettig.html
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http://www.btlonline.org/
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