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.
Striking Prisoners in Negotiations with Minnesota Department of Corrections Over Conditions, Guard Abuse
On Friday, November 30, 115 inmates inside Rush City Correctional Facility went on strike to demand that the prison administration come to the negotiating table around delays in canteen distribution and lack of accountability for abusive correctional officers.
Over 40 women in Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre have gone on hunger strike protesting against a charter flight tonight that will take traumatised women back to Nigeria.
This is a call to establish encampments and coordinate direct actions surrounding the Labor Day weekend at the site of prison labor camps. Inspired by the recent wave of #AbolishICE organizing, prison abolitionists and labor activists have joined forces to call for an escalation of the movement to defend public service unions, stop prison slave labor, and end mass incarceration. PDF VERSION
Kicking off the week of support and outreach for the #August21 #PrisonStrike, anarchists in Milwaukee put on a show at the Bastille Day festival.
This August we’re expecting a firestorm of resistance and rebellion to rage through US prisons.
We here at IWOC have received a statement and call for support from within a Missouri facility that this past Saturday saw an uprising in response to drastic cuts in rehab programs and rec time.
Learn how you can support one of the first major prison strikes of 2018.