California prisoner, a man of 27 years, dies during hunger strike

His sister claimed the innocence of his brother, died now under horrible circumstances, please, read this article

trauerkerzeCalifornia prisoner dies during hunger strike RT

Published time: February 24, 2012 21:54 RT
Edited time: February 25, 2012 01:54
A 27-year-old inmate passed away while participating in a hunger strike in California this month and the details surrounding his death and the jail’s handling of it are just now surfacing.

Christian Alexander Gomez barely lasted one week while engaged in a fasting protest at the Corcoran State Prison in California. He’s believed to be one of 32 inmates that participated in the hunger strike, which was the most recent form of protest waged by prisoners.

After thousands of inmates have participated in hunger strike dating back to last summer, Gomez is the first man believed to have died during his protest.

Gomez’s sister tells Democracy Now that her brother braved inhumane conditions at Corcoran, and even feels that he was wrongly imprisoned there. Up until his death, however…

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