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California to force-feed hunger-striking prisoners

By Al Jazeera and The Associated Press A federal judge has approved a request from California and federal officials to force-feed inmates participating in an ongoing hunger strike now entering its seventh week if necessary. The process, which prison officials … Continue reading

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California Inmate Dies In Solitary Confinement During Hunger Strike

By Aviva Shen A man being held in solitary confinement has died at one of the California state prisons where thousands of inmates are refusing food to protest the practice of indefinite solitary confinement. Prison officials are insisting Billy “Guero” … Continue reading

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