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California hunger-striking prisoner dies in solitary confinement – activists

29.07.2013 23:32

A California prisoner has died in solitary confinement while reportedly participating in a hunger strike to protest inmates' conditions, prison activists said on Monday. But state corrections officials say the death is being investigated as a suicide.

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Nancy Valentin 19.08.2013 01:40

This is a bunch of bull! Our family members dont deserve to die! In county my brother had to sleep on the floor! Idgaf what all u people say good just another person what what u do if that was ur brother or sister? Or son or daughter?! They are asking for a lil bit ! Is it bad to want to be healthy and them saying they do get visits and mail is a lie! They take their mail! They dnt recieve mail either! They get everythin stripped off of them! My brother had an operation and same day he went back to his cell and given tylenol! Wtf kinda treatment is this..i pray god will one day open ur eyes!


Carla Goff 01.08.2013 16:28

Yes unfair conditions.. Death row inmates like Scott Peterson who was convicted of murdering his pregnant wife is allowed contact with his family. Why should men in SHU not be afforded that right also. 20 years no physical contact because CDC decides you are a gang member is inhumane.

Anonymous user 30.07.2013 23:03

Good one less person to waste millions of dollars on

Anonymous user 30.07.2013 20:42

I would suggest watching the Stanford prison experiment video, it helps show the effects of prison

Anonymous user 30.07.2013 16:35

unfair conditions? The person they murdered has unfair conditions, 6' under. Not these guys.


ToolsnFire 30.07.2013 14:58

Death is not bad in such cases, especially when the person done some things so heinous to deserve solitary confinement in jail. This death is just.


David Miller 30.07.2013 04:11

I hope he died from the prison strike. Personally I'm tired of people complaing about prisoners having "unfair" conditions. I mean they get cable TV, three meals a day, a gym membership, free collage, get to hang out with friends everyday and don't have to work. How is this unfair? I mean I wish I got that stuff for free. Also prisoners loose there rights, this includes the right to unionize.

Anonymous user 30.07.2013 01:59

Gang members in solitary confinement deserve to be there. Every single one. Or in Gitmo!

Anonymous user 30.07.2013 01:53

California Prison Guards are sacks of worthless Rocky Mountain Oysters as well. Gas'em all!!

Anonymous user 30.07.2013 01:50

@Anonymous 01:00. I have spoken to losers in prison. They're all angry they got caught!


Vic Sage 30.07.2013 01:36

@Anonymous user 30.07.2013 01:00
Spoken like a true uneducated, jobless, drug using thug who has not learn his lesson yet.
Too bad my tax money will have to support you when you get arrested yet again. (pours a 40 to the curb)

Anonymous user 30.07.2013 00:36

How can u be so cold?

Anonymous user 30.07.2013 00:14

Seriously! Are we supposed to be upset about this news?

Anonymous user 29.07.2013 23:50

Do the crime, do the time! One down 999 to go! Less taxpayer money spent on a loser!

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