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More than 70 Texas prisoners are 3 days into a hunger strike protesting harsh solitary confinement practices

Prisoners have refused food to protest practices that have kept more than 500 people in isolation for more than a decade.

The Gurney Unit prison, operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Tennessee Colony, in 2016.

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