30,000 California prisoners refuse meals in apparent hunger strike

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30,000 California prisoners refuse meals in apparent hunger strike:
SACRAMENTO — Officials said 30,000 California inmates refused meals Monday at the start of a prison strike involving two-thirds of the state’s 33 lockups, as well as four out-of-state facilities.

For more on hunger strikes against tortuous conditions in American prisons, read:
Colin Dayan: Only Four Steps, A Devilish Way of Thinking, Cruel and Unusual
Lance Tapley: The Worst of the Worst
Trevor Stutz: Finding Moral Clarity

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