It’s been a hard silence for the past 5 days since Operation PUSH launched a statewide prisoner strike in the FL Department of Corrections prison system (FDOC or FDC) coinciding with Martin Luther King Day.
Work stoppages, hunger strikes and other acts of rebellion by prisoners for justice.
Bennu Hannibal from the Free Alabama Movement on the launch of their boycott campaign for 2018.
This is a continuously updated article on the events taking place under Operation Push. To learn more about Operation PUSH and how you can support it, visit the campaign page. For breaking news follow IWOC and Fight Toxic Prisons on Twitter and Supporting Prisoners And Real Change (SPARC) on Facebook.
A report from Rashid about Florida prison guards' use of extreme cold as a method of torture.
Audio Report: Officials Threaten Prisoners with Solitary & Gang Status in Response to #OperationPUSH
Karen from Gainesville Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC) and Fight Toxic Prisons (FTP), discuss #OperationPUSH.
The Industrial Workers of the World’s (IWW) Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC) is excited to announce our first Incarcerated Workers Industrial Union 613 branch application. The charter is currently being reviewed by the IWW's General Executive Board. When approved, this will be the first ever IU613 Branch in IWW history.
Learn how you can support one of the first major prison strikes of 2018.
As prisoners in Texas, we have to grab the bull by the horns and take control of our own destiny. Free world supporters can’t do this for us. They can help, but ultimately the grassroots organizing, and effort must be done by us.