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North Carolina prisoners on hunger strike

“On Monday, July 16, prisoners began hunger strikes at Bertie Correctional Institution (CI) in Windsor, N.C., Scotland CI in Laurinburg and Central Prison in Raleigh, where 100 prisoners were reported to be on strike July 19. Targeting a wide range of conditions related but not exclusive to solitary confinement, the prisoners have vowed not to eat until their demands are met.”

Read more: http://sfbayview.com/2012/north-carolina-prisoners-on-hunger-strike/

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New protest as hunger striking inmates ‘starve for change’

“About 80 supporters of hunger-striking prison inmates took their complaints directly to the Department of Corrections Monday, staging a protest outside the agency’s Forysth headquarters and demanding a meeting with Commissioner Brian Owens.”

Read more: http://www.ajc.com/news/new-protest-as-hunger-1478809.html

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