After 60 days, Hunger Strike is Suspended

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  • California Prisoner Hunger Strike

    Rest in Peace Billy ‘Guero’ Sells
    Photo Credit: North Coast Journal

  • “I haven’t been outside in one of the SHU yards in this prison for about four years now. I haven’t seen a tree or a blade of grass in all that time, and wouldn’t see these things were I to go to the yard.” – William Blake, who has been in solitary for nearly 26 years.
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Five Core Demands

1. End Group Punishment and Administrative Abuse

2. Abolish the Debriefing Policy, and Modify Active/Inactive Gang Status Criteria

3. Comply with the US Commission on Safety and Abuse in America’s Prisons 2006 Recommendations Regarding an End to Long-Term Solitary Confinement

4. Provide Adequate and Nutritious Food

5. Expand and Provide Constructive Programming and Privileges for Indefinite SHU Status Inmates