Posts Tagged: prisoners’ rights

Say her name: The wrongful death of Lamekia Dockery

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She died in jail due to medical neglect despite her cries for help.

Families, community mobilize to bring heat back to freezing NYC jail

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Eyewitness report from the occupation of the MDC to demand restoration of heat, light and other necessities for prisoners.

Reduced services from gov’t shutdown prompt prisoner hunger strike

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On Jan. 20, about a dozen protesters gathered outside of Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) in Manhattan to stand in solidarity with the hunger st...

Stop the deportation of Ale Pablos!

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On Dec. 12, a federal immigration court ordered the deportation of nationally known reproductive rights and immigrant rights activist Alejandra Pablos...

Women behind bars: The punishment is the crime

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When mass incarceration and police terror in Black and brown communities is talked about from a women’s perspective, the conversation tends to shift...

Campaign demands Cyntoia Brown’s freedom

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There is an urgent need for all to join in a broad campaign for Cyntoia Brown.

Waco protests challenge local prison system

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Prisons in the United States are a capitalist solution to capitalist problems.

Negligencia medical mata a presos en EEUU

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Kelly Coltrain, de 27 años, es la última víctima no sólo del complejo de encarcelamiento masivo, sino también de la negligencia médica, el maltr...

PSL: Standing in solidarity with National Prison Strike

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A round-up of PSL actions in solidarity with the National Prison Strike.

Mass incarceration’s terrible toll on prisoners’ families

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The cost and impact of mass incarceration on the families of prisoners is rarely quantified or even discussed.