With US Prison Strike on Fourth Day, Reports of Hunger Strikes and Work Stoppages Nationwide

8/28/2018

Inmates in prisons in the United States and Canada who began a strike last week have released a list of demands including sentencing reforms, an end to racist over-policing, and payment for the labor many prisoners currently perform without compensation. Some prisoners have engaged in a hunger strike, others are refusing their commissary. Organizers say they expect this strike to be on the largest in American history.

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