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California Prisons

Hunger strike: California prisoners take charge for nonviolent change

Published: July 11, 2013

Holding tank

At R.J. Donovan Correctional Facility, a Level 4 inmate waits in a temporary holding tank. These tanks are used when an inmate is in the process of being moved to the Administrative Segregation Unit and is deemed a threat to the safety and security of the institution.

Photo: Angela Carone / KPBS


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