Posts Tagged: prisoners’ rights

Community rallies for refugees outside private prison in Otay Mesa

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While the demonstration was occurring, Liberation News saw company prison cars transport at least one youth in handcuffs without any family.

SC rally outside Lee County prison calls for end to prison slavery

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Those on the outside can only provide meaningful support to the prisoners’ struggles if they dare to be as persistent and unwavering as the prisoner...

Kansas prisoners on hunger strike against CCA’s inhumane conditions

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Inmates in Leavenworth, Kansas, started a hunger strike on April 30 to protest what they describe as inhumane conditions, especially the inedible food...

Transwoman prisoner wins historic suit against NY prison complex

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The disproportionate imprisonment of transwomen is a form of class war waged by those in power against some of the most marginalized and  vulnerable ...

Dozens rally at San José City Jail in support of hunger strikers

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Close to 100 family members and community supporters gathered outside the main jail in San José, Calif., April 23.

South Florida shows solidarity with striking prisoners

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As Operation PUSH continues, we must keep our eyes on the prisoners’ struggle for justice and lend our full support as they face brutal repression f...

Florida prisoners work stoppage to demand better conditions on MLK Day

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On a daily basis, the Florida Department of Corrections commits human rights violations against tens of thousands of people incarcerated in its 50 pri...

Ex-inmate: ‘We carried on the work of the Angola 3’

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Liberation News interviews a former prisoner in Baton Rouge.

For-profit immigration prison pays detained people $1 a day

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Detained immigrants at Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma face horrible conditions.

Boston to DC: Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March!

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On August 19, hundreds people from around the United States, including organizers and former prisoners, gathered in Washington D.C. to take part in th...