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USA: End inhumane treatment of California prison hunger strikers

Headline Title:  USA: End inhumane treatment of California prison hunger strikers 22 July 2013 California prison authorities have again breached international human rights obligations by taking punitive measures against prisoners on hunger strike over conditions for thousands held in solitary confinement in the state’s prisons, Amnesty International said as the protest enters its third week.“Prisoners seeking an end to inhumane conditions should not be subjected to punitive measures for exercising their right to engage in peaceful protest,” said Angela Wright, Amnesty International’s…

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