Beginning July 1st
We must see our present fight right through to the very end.
Bobby Sands – Died May 5th, 1981 The revolutionary spirit of freedom of starvation
Conditions in most of Americans isolated prisoners is bleak, mind bending cruelty and the inmates at Pelican Bay are taking it to a level of starving them selves to death to draw attention to the conditions.
In Tehachapi SHU as well as Pelican Bay the inmates get no phone calls, no mirror, are not allowed a real tooth brush, there is no end to the list. the Recreation time mandated by law is ignored So these Human beings are kept from other people and exercise And unless they can buy a TV there is none.The Hunger strike begins July the 1st. Getting into the SHU is very easy. Once in it’s nearly impossible to get out.
Now I ask you all if some of these men get out of prison after years of being treated like an animal, without skills or programs for rehabilitation what do you think will happen?
We are at 8,000,000 incarcerated or monitored
A friend from prisonforum
wrote me the following from “Makes me nauseous. Its just about jobs- the new slavery- funnel the lower classes into prisons- they are worth 20 to 80 thousand dollars to the system as prisoners. This is the main point of our last newsletter in WI- as long as they keep the myth of MURDERS AND RAPISTS going- there is a free ride for the prison system”
a man living the nightmare in Pelican Bay his girlfriend wrote me the following
“He has not eaten an orange in over 7 years…has not hugged or touched anyone,,, and cannot have a picture taken of him to share with others… he cannot get his basic needs met without outside help and then it is severely and arbitrarily limited”
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