Posts Tagged: prisoners’ rights

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...

Pop-Up Peoples Museum marks Attica Uprising, end of National Prison Strike

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The anniversary of the Attica uprising marks the end of the nation-wide prison strike that began on August 21, the date Black Panther George Jackson w...

Medical neglect is killing U.S. prisoners

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Health care is a right and no one should be deprived of it, inside or outside prison bars.

Incarcerated fighting California forest fires for $2/day

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Fair treatment for incarcerated firefighters now!

Rally outside Lee Correctional Institute supports Prison Strike

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It is instrumental that people all around the country continue to organize in solidarity with the prisoners in order to keep up the momentum needed to...

Declaración del PSL—solidaridad con la huelga nacional de presos

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El Partido por el Socialismo y la Liberación expresa su plena solidaridad con la huelga nacional de presos del 21 de agosto al 9 de septiembre.

Large turnout for San Quentin action in support of National Prison Strike

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A diverse crowd of around 500 mostly young activists turned out for a rally Aug. 25 at San Quentin Prison in Marin County, California.

ICE detainees join national prison strike in Tacoma, Wa.

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As many as 200 detained immigrants being held at the privately run North West Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington joined the National Prison Strike...