CA: Prison hunger strikes begin at High Desert

From the article: “Thornton would not provide a copy of the prisoners’ list of demands, but said they include ‘larger food portions, more cleaning supplies, more access to the law library, the ability to purchase more soup, soap, coffee, snacks and food items from the canteen; and more TV channels. They also have concerns about the laundry and want the canteen to stock a wider selection of headphones and ear buds.'”

Inmates in other prisons have also threatened to hunger strike.  A particular complaint is the use of indefinite administrative segregation for gang members.

Read more here.

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