Posts Tagged: prisoners’ rights

A letter from a Pelican Bay hunger striker

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I remember feeling the pangs of hunger and wondering if our efforts were even being heard, and I would see something in the news about the protests......

Prisoners’ hunger strike: Declaring a victory and ongoing struggle

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Representatives of the Pelican Bay Hunger Strike leaders statement explaining why they accepted the CDCR’s offer and ended the hunger strike.

Struggle until justice is served for Raul Pinet and Chuniece Patterson

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The PSL extends its solidarity to the families of Chuniece Patterson and Raul Pinet Jr. and will continue to fight by their side until real justice is...

Art for liberation from Pelican Bay State Prison

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Revolutionary art from inside the Secure Housing Unit that sparked the prisoners' hunger strike in California.

Prisoners across California join hunger strike

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Prisoners from at least six California prisons joined a hunger strike started at Pelican Bay State Prison to demand and end to inhumane treatment.

Pelican Bay prisoners on hunger strike against inhumane treatment

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Prisoners at Pelican Bay State Prison went on hunger strike July 1 to protest inhumane treatment, living conditions and indefinite isolation.

St. Louis man dies in custody

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On June 3 at 9:15 p.m., inmate Scott Perry was pronounced dead at St. Louis University Hospital. The events surrounding his death are suspicious.

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.