Corcoran, CA - A culture of carelessness, abuse, and neglect is now putting people in the states’ largest prison at risk of COVID-19. On September 3, an entire housing unit section in the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility in Corcoran, California (SATF) F Yard Section 1, was cleared to make COVID-19 quarantine housing. Eyewitness testimonies from incarcerated people detail several ways in which this move was conducted with total disregard for health and safety practices. This is business as usual for SATF, which during this pandemic will likely result in widespread illness, injury, and death.
"Black Men born in the U.S. and fortunate enough to live past the age of 18 are conditioned to accept the inevitability of prison. For most of us, it simply is the next phase in a sequence of humiliations.
Ware State Prison Slave Rebellion
Texas governor Greg Abbott like many republican governors across the United States followed the lead of the U.S. President Donald J.
Western District of Louisiana Ignores Humanity of Federal Prisoners at FCI Oakdale
By Keith 'Malik' Washington, IWOC
Prisoners, their families and friends, anyone who is being affected by incarceration should submit their own grievance to the US Department of Justice and to the Bureau of Prisons. There has been an agreed upon date set that everyone should mail their grievance in. The date is May 7th, 2020. Follow #NationalPrisonerGrievance and #NPG; use these hashtags in solidarity to show on a post that you have sent in the form.
We are reaching out to those that have been amplifying our voices in these state, federal, or immigration jails and prisons, and to allies that uplifted the national prison strike demands in 2018. We call on you again to organize the communities from August 21st - September 9th, 2020, by hosting actions, events, and demonstrations that call for prisoner human rights and the end to prison slavery.
A person incarcerated at Parchman Farm (formally known as Mississippi State Penitentiary) recorded the following video of a murder in the prison.
The video was pulled from Youtube, so we are hosting it here.
CONTENT WARNING: GRAPHIC VIOLENCE