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Voices from Pelican Bay SHU hunger strikers

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Voices from Pelican Bay SHU hunger strikers September 28, 2011 Revolutionary Salutation, The SHU prisoners hunger strike started again as of Sept. 26….Apparently the level of prisoner participation surprised California Department … Continue reading

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SHU prisoners: We want to be treated like human beings!

From the new November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: SHU prisoners: We want to be treated like human beings! Pelican Bay, Calif.–On Sept. 26 Security Housing Unit (SHU) prisoners resumed their hunger strike, suspended on July 20, to give … Continue reading

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July -August 2011 Readers’ Views

From the July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views Contents: AS REVOLUTION AND COUNTER-REVOLUTION TAKE WORLD STAGE CHINESE ART PROJECT HEALTHCARE IN 2011 NEW RIGHT=OLD LEFT? FREEDOM RIDES, 50 YEARS AFTER WOMEN’S LIBERATION SPEAKS IN MANY VOICES BURMA … Continue reading

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Justice for Oscar Grant!

From the July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Justice for Oscar Grant! Oakland, Calif.–On June 12 over 150 demonstrators marched to downtown Oakland from Fruitvale BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) station, dubbed “Oscar Grant Station” by community activists. We … Continue reading

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Racist police murder two more people of color

From the July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Racist police murder two more people of color The continuing problem of racist, unaccountable police violence is highlighted by a recent pair of outrageous shootings in Arizona and Florida. Both illustrate … Continue reading

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Stop torture in California prisons!

A special report from News and Letters Committees: Stop torture in California prisons! Vigil supporting Pelican Bay’s hunger strikers in Oakland on July 15. One of many demonstrations in support of the prisoners’ action The hunger strike among California prisoners, … Continue reading

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Pelican Bay SHU on hunger strike

From the new July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Pelican Bay SHU on hunger strike Editor’s note: Prisoners at Pelican Bay Security Housing Unit (SHUs) are going on a hunger strike July 1 to demand the prison recognize they … Continue reading

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