David Leslie, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon

Program: 
Prison Pipeline
Air date: 
Mon, 09/23/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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David Leslie, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon

Karen James with David Leslie, Executive Director, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon.  The California prisoner hunger strike to end indefinite solitary confinement was suspended after 60 days.  More prisoners are held in solitary confinement in the United States than in any other democratic nation.  EMO is working to raise awareness about the issue and to reduce solitary confinement in Oregon prisons.

HellHole http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2009/03/30/090330fa_fact_gawande

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon  www.emoregon.org

National Religious Campaign Against Torture  www.nrcat.org

 

 

 

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