Alabama prison hunger strike spreads to Limestone Correctional Facility

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by Swift Justice, Free Alabama Movement, F.A.M. Queen Team, Unheard Voices OTCJ and T.O.P.S The United Nations has recognized solitary confinement as torture. Prisoners and their supporters all over the country have been campaigning against it for the past several years. The 2011-2013 California hunger strikes, which were joined by 30,000 prisoners at their peak, were aimed at ending indefinite solitary confinement, especially when the prisoner has committed no infractions. This banner was created by the Illinois Coalition Against Torture (ICAT). On Monday, March 26, the Alabama Departm...