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Prison Hunger Strike Continues

New developments in the ongoing hunger strike in California prisons.
New developments in the ongoing hunger strike in California prisons. It's been going on for three weeks now. Inmates are protesting conditions in solitary confinement. Today, advocates met with corrections department leaders in Sacramento.
 
“We're really trying to resolve the hunger strike. We're trying to end long-term solitary confinement and ask that the five demands of the prisoners be met. We're really concerned now that it’s in the third week, that people’s health are seriously compromised and we're trying to bring it to a close.” Says Laura Maganani, an advocate for the prisoners.

The corrections department says since the hunger strike began July 8th, the number of inmates refusing meals has dropped from nearly 30-thousand to less than one thousand.

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