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. [...]

People In Alabama Prisons Are Shackled To Buckets For Days On End

By Ella Fassler, Truthout.org -

On March 25, 2019, Christopher Caldwell reportedly found himself nearly immobile, shackled to a bucket at Limestone Correctional Facility in Alabama. His pant legs were taped up, and his belly, [...]

Coordinated Hunger Strike At Two Wisconsin Prisons

By Staff, Perilouschronicle.com -

Nine prisoners at two Wisconsin prisons began a hunger strike demanding an end to indefinite solitary confinement. A joint statement listing their demands and signed with their names cited the [...]

South Carolina DOC Director Stirling Drafts Facetious Cell Phone Contraband Act

By Amani Sawari, Sawarimi.org -

I purposely chose the word facetious, because South Carolina’s Dept. of Correction’s Director Bryan Stirling has absurdly decided to address serious issued in South Carolin’a prisons with [...]

Teaching In America’s Prisons Has Taught Me To Believe In Second Chances

By Andrea Cantora, Theconversation.com -

In 2007, I gave someone a second chance. I was in Danbury Federal Correctional Institution recruiting women for a new program for people returning from prison that I was running in New York City. [...]

JPMorgan Backs Away From Private Prison Finance

By David Henry and Imani Moise, Money.usnews.com -

NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co has decided to stop financing private operators of prisons and detention centers, which have become targets of protests over Trump administration [...]

The Prisoner Says No To Big Brother

By John Pilger, Informationclearinghouse.info -

March 04, 2019 "Information Clearing House" -  Whenever I visit Julian Assange, we meet in a room he knows too well. There is a bare table and pictures of Ecuador on the walls. There is a [...]

Over 200 People Went On Hunger Strike After Months In Lockdown At California Prison

By Raven Rakia, Theappeal.org -

Laura (not her real name) hasn’t seen her husband or heard his voice in over three months—and neither has their son. “It’s hard because we’re both each other’s support system,” Laura told The [...]

Protests Support Prisoners Living Without Heat

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Protests continue inside and outside of the MDC Federal Detention Center in New York where prisoners do not have heat. Prisoners can be heard by people on the outside banging on windows and walls [...]