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Posts Tagged ‘California Prison Hunger Strike Solidarity’

No Alibis 8am 2/22/12: Prison hunger strike;Manthia Diawara on African film, Edouard Glissant

No Alibis 8am 2/22/12: Prison hunger strike;Manthia Diawara on African film, Edouard Glissant

In protest against the cruel and unusual punishment meted out in California prisons, prisoners are again on a hunger strike and one prisoner at Corcoran State Prison, Christian Gomez, has died. Jay Donahue of CA Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity joins Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson at 8:30 to report on current actions inside and out of the [...]

No Alibis 7/6/11: California Prisoners’ Hunger strike

No Alibis 7/6/11: California Prisoners’ Hunger strike

Molly Porzig, California Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity, spoke with Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson about the hunger strike at Pelican Bay protesting the 'Security Housing Units' there and elsewhere. At the time of the interview, prisoners at six prisons had joined the strike. Now more than 6500 are on strike.