Posts Tagged: prisoners’ rights

Military-industrial complex super-exploits prison labor

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News reports indicate materials used by the U.S. military while bombing Libya were made with the labor of prisoners in the United States.

Study: Guantanamo doctors did nothing to stop torture

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A recent study concludes that doctors and mental health personnel at the Guantanamo detention center were complicit in torture of detainees.

Bradley Manning transferred to Kansas

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Military authorities recently announced that accused Wikileaks whistleblower Bradley Manning has been transferred to Leavenworth prison.

Mumia Abu-Jamal wins new sentencing hearing

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Although his conviction still stands, political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal has won a new sentencing hearing in a decision by a federal appeals court.

Baltimore activists rally to free Eddie Conway

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On April 23, members of the Party for Socialism and Liberation joined dozens of spirited activists for a rally in Baltimore to demand freedom for poli...

Study exposes prison phone price gouging

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Not only are prisoners ripped off by the prisoner telephone industry but the jails, prisons and detention centers routinely make super profits off of ...

Prisons break laws to obtain death penalty drugs

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In order to more quickly execute death row prisoners, Georgia prison officials bypassed drug laws to have lethal-injection drugs shipped directly to t...

International workers’ solidarity is not a crime

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March 29 2011 marks the 60th anniversary of the conviction of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. Read this article previously published in 2008 by Liberation...

Victory against racist death penalty in Illinois

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After years of struggle against the racist, anti-worker death penalty, Illinois officially abolished capital punishment on March 9.

Harlem memorial honors Joe Little

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Around 70 people gathered in East Harlem to celebrate the life of Joseph Little, a PSL member, veteran of the Attica Rebellion, and longtime revolutio...