Posts Tagged: prisoners’ rights

More than 30 immigrant women on hunger strike in NW Detention Center

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ICE officers threaten retaliation instead of addressing human rights abuses.

Palestinian prisoners end hunger strike with historic win against Israeli mass incarceration

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The agreement was hailed as a “victory for the Palestinian people and the prisoners in their epic defense of freedom and dignity.”

Folsom prisoners declare hunger strike, mainstream media silent

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The struggle will continue until the criminalization of the working class ends

Chicago celebrates freedom for Oscar López Rivera

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Oscar López Rivera will always be celebrated as a hero.

Palestinian hunger strike leader to stop drinking water

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With the announcement by its initiator and leader Marwan Barghouti that he will stop drinking water, the Palestinian mass hunger strike, now in its 32...

Mass Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike in 4th week

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Today there are more than 6,300 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails, while there are exactly zero Israeli prisoners in Palestinian jails.

Oscar López Rivera and Chelsea Manning to be freed! Free Leonard Peltier and other prisoners now!

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In an exciting development on Jan. 17, two U.S. political prisoners, anti-war whistleblower Chelsea Manning and Puerto Rican freedom fighter Oscar Ló...

California propositions yield a mishmash of progress and reaction

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Eight to nine million votes were cast on 17 different ballot initiatives that ranged from legalizing marijuana to maintaining Medi-Cal funding to spee...

Gloria La Riva and Dennis Banks hold San Quentin press conference

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“The death penalty is an abomination and we call for its immediate abolition.”

Protest demands: Close Rikers Island

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“Rikers Island is a hellhole. No man deserves to live in that hellhole.”