Pelican Bay

California's Prison Chief Says Hunger Strike Won't Help InmatesCalifornia's prisons chief says inmates who are refusing meals to protest the state's solitary confinement program for gang leaders are harming their own cause.
30K California Prison Inmates Refuse Meals In ProtestCorrections officials say more than 30,000 of California’s nearly 133,000 inmates have refused at least one meal as part of a protest over inmates held in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison.
Former Pelican Bay Inmate Pleads No Contest In Peninsula Rape, Assault ChargesFormer Pelican Bay State Prison inmate, Francisco Ismael Merino dropped mental competency proceedings & pleaded no contest to forcible rape, assault & false imprisonment...
Pelican Bay Prisoners Vow Hunger Strike Over Solitary ConfinementDozens, perhaps hundreds, of inmates at California's most notorious maximum security prison will begin an indefinite hunger strike Friday to protest what they call inhumane torture.