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Judge gives green light to torture and deny human rights in California's prisons

Sarah Lazare @ Common Dreams - Human rights advocates slammed a judge's decision Monday to give California prison officials the green light to force-feed prisoners who are on hunger strike by deeming "do not resuscitate" orders signed by inmates invalid.

“This [court decision] violates all international laws and standards and gives the medical director of each prison authority to violate human rights laws instead of reasonably negotiating with prisoners," declared Claude Marks of the Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition.  Read more.

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