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Women in solitary

March 7, 2015

A woman prisoner talks about how women experience Security Housing Units (SHUs) at the California Institution for Women (CIW).

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Photo by Urszula Wislanka for News & Letters.

Prison hunger strike commemorated

November 24, 2014

From the November-December 2014 issue of News & Letters

Oakland, Calif.—On Sept. 6 about 100 people in Mosswood Park commemorated one year since the suspension of the historic 60-day hunger strike, the third of its kind, by California prisoners opposing the torture of solitary confinement. The Security Housing Units (SHU) prisoners’ unprecedented cross-race [=>]

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