Posts Tagged: prisoners’ rights

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...

Bradley Manning faces new abuse in prison

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Bradley Manning, accused of leaking classified materials to Wikileaks, continues to suffer under deplorable conditions at the Quantico military base i...

Victory in Lucasville prisoners’ hunger strike

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Just a month after the uprising of Georgia prisoners, a courageous hunger strike by three men locked up at the Ohio State Penitentiary in Youngstown l...

Given life sentences for $11 crime, Scott sisters finally released

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The racist character of the justice system could not be more evident, given disproportionate sentencing of Black defendants to death and the sky-high ...

White House working hard to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

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U.S. President Barack Obama pledged to close the Guantanamo Bay prison two years ago. However, we cannot expect the prison, currently holding 173 inma...

Strike is over, but Georgia prisoners’ struggle continues

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Georgia inmates' eight-day strike in December to improve prison conditions was a historic and powerful example that struggle is possible, even in the ...