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Tell California officials to resume meetings with prisoners

On Aug. 19, 2013, California prison officials won a court order saying they could force-feed dozens of inmates who have been on a hunger strike for six weeks over solitary confinement conditions. This order will not end the strike, or prevent other nonviolent demonstrations.

Oscar Grant Verdict Won't End Struggle for Justice

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Protestors in California

Protestors in California.

AFSC is dismayed by the involuntary manslaughter verdict in the trial of transit police officer Johannes Mehserle for the killing of Oscar Grant on New Year’s Day 2009.

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