August 1st: International Day of Solidarity with the Hunger Strikers

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pelicanbay.jpgAmerica's widespread torture of 100,000 people in solitary confinement is one of the nation's most pressing and ignored domestic human rights issues according to veteran human rights defenders, James Ridgeway, Jean Casella and Andy Worthington, referring to success of the historical Pelican Bay Prison hunger strike by 7,000 inmates that began July 1 and officially ended this weekend. The prisoners peacefully brought to attention of the world that the United States justice system includes torture in prisons...

Deborah Dupre reminds us of why American torture is the  "most pressing, ignored human rights issue"  today

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