Posts Tagged: prisoners’ rights

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.

Activists in solidarity with Prison Strike speak out against Bristol County Jail and sheriff

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On Sept. 8, 30 activists and organizers rallied outside Bristol County Jail, Rhode Island.

Sacramento action supports prison strikers at Federal Building

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A key demand raised in the Sept. 7 Press Conference, in addition to the 10 strike demands, is for  an end to retaliation by prison authorities agains...