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.
Violence and injustice inflicted by the state, such as medical neglect, political repression and censorship.
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
Revolutionary Greetings Fellow Workers and Comrades everywhere!!
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Four Imprisoned Rhode Islanders Punished With Solitary Confinement at the ACI for Possession of Legally-Protected Union Literature
The RI DOC has held four men for over ten days in solitary confinement for allegedly possessing union literature. All four are being denied access to legal documents, rehabilitative and therapeutic programs, adequate medical care, and contact with their families and supporters is limited to a single ten-minute phone call each day.
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.