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Calif. Inmates End Hunger Strike After 2 Months

California inmates have ended a nearly two-month hunger strike to protest the prison system’s isolation policies, prison officials said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/05/2013

California Seeks Judge’s OK To Force-Feed Inmates

State and federal prison officials on Monday sought a judge’s permission to force-feed inmates if necessary as a statewide hunger strike entered its seventh week.

CBS Los Angeles–08/19/2013

Calif. Prison Hunger Strike Leader Named In Gang Crackdown

Federal indictments aimed at disrupting the Mexican Mafia prison gang and a Mexican drug cartel name as an unindicted co-conspirator the man who helped organize the massive hunger strike in California state prisons.

CBS Los Angeles–08/07/2013

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More Than 12K Calif. Inmates On Hunger Strike Over Prison Conditions

The number of California inmates participating in a hunger strike has dropped sharply, four days into the protest over prison conditions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/11/2013