Free Speech Radio [AUDIO]: Aug 23rd Rally and Legislative Hearing On Torture in Pelican Bay SHU

Prisoner advocates rally in Sacramento for reform of system

Wed, 08/24/2011 

This summer prisoners across California went on a hunger strike to protest what they call degrading treatment in the state’s facilities. Yesterday, a committee at the State Capitol heard from prisoners’ families and those formerly incarcerated on the conditions in isolation units - one of the primary concerns of prisoners at Pelican Bay.
For FSRN, George Lavender reports.

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