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3 convicted in Ohio prison riot plan hunger strike

April 10, 2013 8:17 PM
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three of five Ohio inmates sentenced to death for an historic prison riot plan a hunger strike starting on the uprising's 20th anniversary Thursday to protest the state's refusal to allow them sit-down media interviews on their cases.

The state has had two decades to tell its side of the story and the inmates known as the Lucasville Five should have their chance, Siddique Abdullah Hasan said in an exclusive telephone interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday.

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