California prison inmates continue protest

Hunger strike aims to highlight poor conditions, such as practice of keeping some prisoners in solitary confinement.

    More than 300 inmates in Californian prisons have been on a hunger strike for over a month.

    They are protesting over conditions in jails, especially the practice of keeping some prisoners in solitary confinement for years on end. Their supporters have held rallies in cities around the state.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Los Angeles.


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