Posts Tagged: prisoners’ rights

Secret Border Patrol agents’ Facebook group exposes vile racism, sexism

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This is only the latest incident to reveal law enforcement personnel’s connections to facsist and reactionary tendencies.

Shut down Etowah! Alabama Fathers Day rally for detained immigrants

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Etowah has been cited for horrible cases of abuse.

NYC communities fight jail project and score wins

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New Yorkers do not need more cages for our communities.

How the ‘war on gangs’ feeds mass incarceration  

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Why gang databases and raids are not a solution.

Jailhouse Lawyers Speak: One year since Lee Prison massacre that sparked nationwide strike

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This statement was issued by Jailhouse Lawyers Speak, an organization of incarcerated activists fighting the brutal, racist prison system, to mark the...

Challenging South Carolina prison officials’ lies

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On January 8, members of the Party For Socialism and Liberation secured a meeting with Bryan Sterling, the director of the South Carolina Department o...

New Mexico prisons: less than 1% of inmates with hepatitis C treated

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Universal healthcare demands should extend to the millions of working class people trapped in the prison-camps-for-the-unemployed known as the U.S. pr...

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...