“HEALTH CARE IS A HUMAN RIGHT!” More than 120 health careprofessionals signed an open letter in support of the Five Demands of the Hunger Strikers:


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HEALTH CARE IS A HUMAN RIGHT
“EVEN”  FOR HUNGER STRIKERS!

Last week, more than 120 health care professionals signed an open letter in support of the Five Demands of the hunger strikers. The letter stated, in part:

“As healthcare providers, we are issuing this statement to register our concern with reports that the hunger strikers are being denied appropriate medical care. Where there has been a concerted attempt by the authorities to censor the strikers, and to keep the strike out of the news, dozens of letters from affected strikers at prisons across the state have reached supporters on the outside. These letters repeat similar details of medical neglect and abuse.”

EXCERPTS OF LETTERS FROM HUNGER STRIKERS (Names withheld):

From the Adjustment Center of San Quentin:
“…This is just a small note to let you know I’m still alive. But on Friday morning at around 12:30am they…

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