Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Prison Hunger Strike Supporters Ask for Meetings with Governor, Prisons Head

Family members of prison hunger strikers gathered in Sacramento to call for negotiations to end long-term solitary confinement. They’re the outside-the-prison support for prisoners who are taking part in the third hunger strike in three years in an attempt to end a prison discipline practice they say amounts to torture. Christopher Martinez reports from the state capitol.