California moves to curb solitary confinement

by George Lavender In a forest clearing on the storm-swept Pacific coast near the California-Oregon border in the town of Crescent City, whose 7,394 inhabitants used to be lumberjacks and fishermen and now are prison guards, lies the infamous Pelican Bay State Prison, housing 2,753 amazing men the state calls the “worst of the worst” […]

Exclusive: Inmatez to strike in Alabama, declare prison iz “running a slave empire”

Breaking: Reached in his cell, Free Alabama Movement leader tells Salon inmates will refuse work to end free labor Josh Eidelson Melvin Ray (Credit: Free Alabama Movement) Inmates at an Alabama prison plan to stage a work stoppage this weekend and hope to spur an escalating strike wave, a leader of the effort told Salon […]

Administrative Detainees To Launch Hunger Strike April 24

by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies [Thursday, April 17, 2014] Palestinian detainees, held by Israeli under arbitrary Administrative Detention order, without charges or trial, said they intend to launch an open-ended hunger strike, starting next Thursday, April 24. Image – Radio Bethlehem 2000 The 186 detainees issued a statement that was published by the […]

42 Yearz of Solitary 42 Yearz of Innocence

A billboard campaign to mark the 42-year commemoration launched in New Orleans today. As we mark the 42nd year since the tragic and as yet, unsolved murder of Angola correctional officer Brent Miller, and the 42nd year since Albert Woodfox was first put in solitary for a crime he didn’t commit, we are confident that […]

Petition: Demand Presidential Pardonz 4 Non-Violent Drug Offenderz

We need your help with a petition requesting that President Obama issue pardons for nonviolent drug offenders currently serving federal life sentences without parole. The petition entitled “Grant Group Clemency to Nonviolent Drug Offenders Serving Life Sentences” states that the majority of nonviolent federal lifers received harsher sentences by opting to exercise their Sixth Amendment […]

Move Political Prisoner Debbie Africa’z Upcoming Parole Hearing

Ona Move Everybody! We just wanted to inform people that sometime in May Debbie (Sims) Africa will be going before The Pa Parole Board for what will be her now 7th parole hearing since 2008 . We are putting together a parole sample sheet and are asking that people sign it or write their own […]

Twenty-two Black Pantherz targeted in ATF bomb conspiracy case

  Twenty-two Black Panthers in three Midwestern states, Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri, were the targets of the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Division for an alleged 1970 bombing conspiracy. The conspiracy investigation of the so-called Midwest 22, previously unreported, has been a carefully kept secret until the disclosure of an ATF case progress closure report to […]

Judge: Using Pepper Spray on Mentally Ill Inmatez ‘Horrific

  By Don Thompson, Associated Press   A federal judge ruled Thursday that California’s treatment of mentally ill inmates violates constitutional safeguards against cruel and unusual punishment through excessive use of pepper spray and isolation. U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence Karlton in Sacramento gave the corrections department time to issue updated policies on the use […]

A.T.C. Political Prisoner Support Unit

This is a platform to raise money to support political prisoners with there education,books,personal needs and Resources etc, this fund me is to go directly to helping our political prisoners you can donate a dollar and up and i hope to reach this goal thank you haki shakur…. click link and donate anything  click on […]

Menard hunger strikerz still fighting to be treated like human beingz

  by Jesus Vega I am currently incarcerated at Menard Correctional Center in Illinois and housed in the high security unit in administrative detention. I was one of the inmates who was on hunger strike over harsh living conditions and denial of our due process, which is still going on. Inside Menard Correctional Center, Illinois’ […]