Groups Protest Companies That Have Invested In Wyatt Prison

By Kevin G. Andrade, Providencejournal.com -

BOSTON — The Alliance to Mobilize Our Resistance and allied groups visited the offices of several investors in the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility across the country Monday in an effort to get [...]

The Charter-To-Prison Pipeline

By Alexandria Millet, Progressive.org -

In late September, headlines flickered across my Twitter timeline about a six-year-old black girl who was arrested at school for a temper tantrum. In outrage and confusion, I opened up the [...]

Why I Support Closing Rikers Island Without Building New Jails: A Letter From Prisoner Lee Doane

By Staff, Shadowproof.com -

As New York City lawmakers prepare to cast a critical vote to invest billions of dollars in new jails as part of an effort to close the Rikers Island jail complex, Shadowproof exchanged letters [...]

Meat Is (Ecological) Murder, Greenwashed Deforestation & Fighting Toxic Prisons

By Eleanor Goldfield, PopularResistance.org -

Meat isn't good for you – even if it's good for you. Next, the charred reality driving deforestation and greenwashed consumer products in your markets. Plus, Fight Toxic Prisons joins us to talk [...]

GEO Group Runs Out Of Banks As 100% Of Banking Partners Say ‘No’ To The Private Prison Sector

By Morgan Simon, Forbes.com -

All of the existing banking partners to private prison leader GEO Group have now officially committed to ending ties with the private prison and immigrant detention industry. These banks are [...]

They Survived Solitary Confinement. Now They’re Fighting To End It.

By Victoria Law, Truthout.org -

For nine and a half months, Lydia Thornton was locked into her cell nearly 24 hours a day. All of her meals were slid through a slot in the cell’s steel door. She was allowed outside to shower [...]

The Number Of People Incarcerated In United States Is Far Higher Than 2.5 Million

By Brian Sonenstein, Shadowproof.com -

The most popular statistic regarding the United States’ prison system is that there are 2.5 million people incarcerated. However, this figure significantly under-represents the number of people [...]

Hunger Strike In La Tolva Prison In Honduras

By Staff, Afgj.salsalabs.org -

On Monday August 5, Honduran Political Prisoners Edwin Espinal, Raúl Álvarez and Rommel Herrera started a hunger strike inside of La Tolva maximum-security military run prison in order to protest [...]

I Spent 16 Months In Solitary Confinement And Now I’m Fighting To End It

By Kiana Calloway, Nationofchange.org -

I was just 17 years old when I was sent to solitary confinement in “Camp J,” one of the most severe lockdown units at one of America’s most brutal prisons, the Louisiana State Penitentiary at [...]

Stop Immigrant Arrests, Close The Camps, Transform Immigration Policy

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Public awareness of the brutal repression against immigrants seeking entry to the United States, the reasons for their migration, and terrorism against immigrants living in the US are reaching [...]

When America Had An Open Prison – The Story Of Kenyon Scudder And His ‘Prison Without Walls’

By Emily Nagisa Keehn and Dana Walters, Theconversation.com -

In a country with mass incarceration, horrific prison conditions and a penal system suffused with racism, some American prison reform activists wistfully look to Scandinavian [...]

French State Demands Four Months’ Jail For “Yellow Vest” Protester Eric Drouet

By Anthony Torres, Wsws.org -

On Friday, on the eve of the 30th weekend of “yellow vest” protests, French prosecutors demanded a four-month prison sentence against Eric Drouet, one of the leaders of the “yellow vest” [...]

First VIDEO Of Julian Assange In Belmarsh Prison

The timestamp on the video says “2017/07/07” but Ruptly said it believes this discrepancy was due to a faulty setting on the recording device and that the video was indeed shot inside Belmarsh [...]

Chiapas: What Is The Cost Of Justice? Update On The Prisoners In Struggle

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

It has been more than eighty days since the beginning of this process of struggle for justice and freedom. Hours, days, weeks and months; a succession of events that have ranged from resistance [...]

All-American Torture Camps, It’s Raining Plastic & Oil Companies Dig It

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Human rights violations are rife in Alabama prisons – meanwhile, the Alabama Department of Corrections continues to overcrowd these torture centers while blaming mistreatment on staff shortages. [...]