Archive for May 2017

2017

25

May

Hunger Strike at Folsom State Prison, California

May 25, 2017: Prisoners in the administrative segregation unit launch a hunger strike in protest of conditions which they claim “constitute cruel and unusual punishment under the U.S. Constitution.”

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May

Battle Between Guards and Prisoners at Pelican Bay State Prison, California

May 24, 2017: After guards attempt to break up a fight between two prisoners on the prison yard, large groups of prisoners attack guards and fight them off. Guards respond, firing live ammunition into the crowd. Five prisoners suffer gunshot wounds and are hospitalized.

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