Work stoppages, hunger strikes and other acts of rebellion by prisoners for justice.
The extent of repression and retaliation by prison authorities against suspected participants in this year's nationwide prison strike continues to emerge slowly. The National Lawyers Guild Prisoners’ Legal Advocacy Network (NLG-PLAN) has received additional details from 12 states. With the strike over, the campaign is evolving into work through a new coalition - Millions for Prisoners’ Human Rights Coalition.
Rashid sends a statement of support to the strike and words of encouragement to deepen the struggle.
David Easley, James Ward, and Matt Hinkston went back on hunger strike September 14th to raise up the ten prison strike demands, in protest to their own isolation after the August 21st strike and to fight for proper mental health treatment for their fellow incarcerated comrades.
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).
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.
Comrade Malik exposes nationwide political repression program
by Keith 'Malik' Washington, Deputy Chairman, New Afrikan Black Panther Party (Prison Chapter)
This is a statement released to the press by prisoners who have launched a protest at Burnside jail in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Over the last several days, Jailhouse Lawyers Speak (JLS) has had numerous conversations. The JLS mailbox has been packed with correspondence from prisoners around the nation. As prisoners, it's clear we are all on the same page. So are the prisoncrats overseeing the prison-industrial slave complex.
As organizers across the country step up preparations for the August 21st prison strike, prison officials and administrations will also be making plans for how to respond. Recent weeks have seen what appears to be a co-ordinated campaign of repression against prominent figures associated with the 2016 prison strike.