“The prison industrial complex has created a kind of ‘third-world colony’ right here in the United States. Prison systems outsource prisoners for slave labor to major corporations for pennies per day. Prisoners perform data entry and work auto industry jobs that used to belong to free-world workers.
Work stoppages, hunger strikes and other acts of rebellion by prisoners for justice.
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.
Peace & Blessings, Sisters & Brothers!
Telford Unit Exposed: Investigation reveals administrative employees falsified records to mandate false disciplinary charges
During his time at the Telford Unit, Jason Renard Walker faced continual retaliation and harassment from staff attempting to silence his writing and organizing, including several attempts to frame him on false charges and to prevent him from being able to defend himself effectively.
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.
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.