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California prisons hunger strike: AI calls to end inhumane treatment of protesters

22.07.2013 10:12

Amnesty International has called on the US to end “punishing” California prison hunger strikers who are protesting unregulated solitary confinement policies. Hundreds of inmates continue their action for a third week.

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Anonymous user 22.07.2013 19:58

Capitalism, something that has not existed in the US for a long long time - only backroom deals.

Anonymous user 22.07.2013 18:48

United States of Prisons!


amjad ali 22.07.2013 15:52

where the heell was Amnesty International when gitmo prisoners were on hunger strike which lasted more than five months prisoners paused the strike for the moth of ramazan it'll start again after the month of ramazan

Anonymous user 22.07.2013 15:43

the US lacks any moral authority on human rights or legitimate elections

Anonymous user 22.07.2013 15:41

the US tortures people in gitmo and abu gharab and in CIA/Mossad torture centers around the world.

Anonymous user 22.07.2013 15:21

Capitalism and moral ethic don't go hand in hand.We have to pick one, can't have both.

Anonymous user 22.07.2013 15:15

Why doesn't Amnesty Internationl fix problems BEFORE it happens, write Manifesto on Ethical Prisons

Anonymous user 22.07.2013 15:02

@14:03 thugs and criminals are people who run that prison business in the US. U need to wake up.

Anonymous user 22.07.2013 14:39

Cable TV, Skylights, outdoor time, a menu to order steak from, and usually 1 other cellmate. Inhuman

Anonymous user 22.07.2013 14:03

They are thugs and criminals. Some are very bad guys that deserve to be isolated. Let them rot

Anonymous user 22.07.2013 13:24

Do the crime, do the time! That simple. If you're in solitary confinement, you belong there!

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