Posts Tagged: prisoners’ rights

Hoosiers rally for prisoners on Mandela Day

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On Mandela Day, July 18, people in Indianapolis honored the revolutionary memory of Nelson Mandela.

Activists surround NW Detention Center round-the-clock

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Only by organized mass resistance can we dismantle ICE and for-profit prisons and secure the rights of undocumented people.

‘Where Jason lives’: Shocking conditions at NY prison show the prisons are the crime

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I organize formerly incarcerated people in New York State. I have heard many stories and talked to many people.

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...

Transgender woman 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...