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Hunger Strike at Pelican Bay Prison

program date: 
Mon, 07/08/2013

The Left and the Law.  Thousands of prisoners California's Pelican Bay Prison and throughout the state have been on a hunger strike to protest arbitrary sentences to solitary confinement.  Attorney Mike Snedeker and psychologist Jan Haaken discuss the conditions and the reasons for the strike.  

There will be a rally in solidarity with the strikers Monday, July 8 at 7:30 pm in Chapman Square Park, SW 3d and Main in Portland, followed by a mobile dance party and noise demo.

14:56 minutes (8.55 MB)

 

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