Since April 4th, prisoners in at least 4 Texas prisons have been on strike for better conditions and an end to slavery and human rights abuses. This strike is but the latest in a nationwide mass movement inside prisons for dignity and freedom. Minimum wage in Texas prisons is 00/hr. Access to medical care requires a $100 medical copay.
Work stoppages, hunger strikes and other acts of rebellion by prisoners for justice.
Prisoners affiliated with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) union have announced plans to enact major work stoppages in Texas on Monday April 4th if their demands are not met.
To: Honorable Terence McAuliffe, Governor of Virginia
: Senate of Virginia- Courts of Justice and Rehabilitation and Social Services Committees
: Virginia House of Delegates- Courts of Justice and Militia, Police, and Public Safety Committees
PETITION TO GRANT CLEMENCY AND REINSTATE PAROLE IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA