Articles Tagged With ‘hunger strike’

Controversy arises over prisoner’s death

Advocates of a California prison inmate hunger strike announced one of the prisoners who had been refusing meals has died, but state corrections officials said the death is under investigation as a suicide. [Reuters] Supporters and inmates say Billy Sell,... (Continue reading)

Men’s Colony inmates join statewide hunger strike

Inmates at the California Men’s Colony have joined a statewide hunger strike over the treatment of prisoners, just as state officials are trying to convince the U.S. Supreme Court that prison conditions have improved. The California Department of Corrections and... (Continue reading)