Earlier this month, the city of New York and the world watched detainees at MDC Brooklyn freeze in their cells during the most recent polar vortex. People were in awe that this high-tec, modern-day dungeon - with both the Statue of Liberty and Wall Street in view as testaments to hypocri$y - would be so crass, so brutal, so inhumane.
Recently leaked videos taken February 14th and 15th show fights between prisoners breaking out in a yard at the Correctional Training Facility in Soledad, CA. After firing tear gas at the fighting prisoners, the video shows COs encircling the prisoners, but not providing aid or intervening.
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New Website Launches, Documenting a Decade of Prisoner Protests
“The prison industrial complex has created a kind of ‘third-world colony’ right here in the United States. Prison systems outsource prisoners for slave labor to major corporations for pennies per day. Prisoners perform data entry and work auto industry jobs that used to belong to free-world workers.
Grey suit protection: Ellis Unit guards admit assaulting prisoners, but aren't held accountable
By Jason Renard Walker
Last year today, over 160 groups signed on in support of #OperationPUSH demands, adding their voice to Florida prisoners demanding dignity, justice and a recognition of their continued humanity despite convictions.
Peace & Blessings, Sisters & Brothers!
Telford Unit Exposed: Investigation reveals administrative employees falsified records to mandate false disciplinary charges
During his time at the Telford Unit, Jason Renard Walker faced continual retaliation and harassment from staff attempting to silence his writing and organizing, including several attempts to frame him on false charges and to prevent him from being able to defend himself effectively.