Violence and injustice inflicted by the state, such as medical neglect, political repression and censorship.
Introduction: Jason is urgently requesting help in beating this attempted frame-up. Below is a suggested script that you can use to make complaints to the TDCJ Ombudsman, as well as the Ellis Unit warden Kelly Strong, Regional Director Wayne Brewer, TDCJ Director Bryan Collier, and Attorney General Ken Paxton.
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.
Note: As of late October, Jason Walker has been moved to the Ellis Unit.
Prison-assisted drug overdoses: TDCJ is amongst many state and federal prisons affected by the deadly K2 epidemic
In this article, Jason Walker exposes the full deadly cost of the K2 epidemic, and staff complicity in smuggling the drug into prisons. Jason is facing continuing retaliation and harassment for his writing and organizing, please see here for ways that you can put pressure on the prison administration to protect him: https://itsgoingdown.org/urgent-call-to-action-defend-jason-walker-from-staff-harassment/
This is a newsletter written by inmates, for inmates, to share experiences, and connect with one another. It is edited and printed by the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC) of the Milwaukee branch of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).
In the late hours of Sunday, May 20th, Kansas Department of Corrections officials sent a special operations team, known in Kansas prisons as the "black suits," to the prison cell of Eric Sims, imprisoned in El Dorado Correctional Facility. They placed him in handcuffs and escorted him to a holding cell in another part of the institution, along with all his property.
A new article from Jason Walker giving further insight into the Texas prison system's campaign of retaliation against whistleblowers and organizers. This article is a sequel to his previous piece on extreme heat and censorship.