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July 12, 2013 12:00 AM

Viewpoints: Indefinite solitary confinement is moral issue worth hunger strike

Tonight my partner will go to bed hungry. Actually he will go to bed starving, and it won't really be a bed. He will forgo a too-thin, too-short, too-lumpy mattress on a concrete slab and sleep on the concrete floor to catch a drift of fresh air seeping in under his cell door, which is covered in Plexiglas.

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