Respekt Our Human Rightz Or We’ll ‘Shut It Down’

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, http://www.PopularResistance.org This week we marked the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which was signed by the United States at its inception but has never been ratified. Perhaps because we live in a country that does not protect our human rights, many people in the US lack an understanding […]

Russell Maroon Shoatz Joinz Struggle Against Gagging

  MAROON must come home! #FREEMAROON Be on the front lines of The International Campaign to Free Russell Maroon Shoatz! Maroon Supporters, Thank you for your unwavering commitment to free Black political prisoner and revolutionary Russell Maroon Shoatz.  We appreciate your resilient work to achieve a historic people’s victory with the release of Maroon into […]

November 20, 2014: Albert’s Overturned Conviction Upheld in Unanimous Decision

n We are thrilled and honored to announce that just hours ago, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Judge Brady’s 2013 ruling overturning Albert’s conviction for a third time in a 3-0, unanimous decision (View the official court ruling here.) Though the courts have finally ruled in the interest of justice, it may still […]

A Tortured Relationship: Obama and the Convention Against Torture

by STEVE BREYMAN US and ARVN soldiers waterboard a North Vietnamese prisoner during Operation Wheeler in 1967. On November 12—thirteen years after the onset of George W. Bush’s dirty underground war against “unlawful combatants”—the Obama administration finally told the United Nations Committee Against Torture that the United States believed, in the words of Assistant Secretary […]

Woman prisoner revealz torture of children by police and juvenile authoritiez

by Christy Phillips I am writing to you to report the abuse inflicted on juveniles in the juvenile detention centers in San Bernardino, California, and other such detention centers, if investigated thoroughly. The abuse is inflicted by law enforcement officers or police officers in San Bernardino. I was one of these juvenile detainees who experienced […]

Suspicious death at San Francisco County Jail: They call it suicide – would you?

by Jeremy Miller “I’m not doing so well. I’m hearing the voices more.” … “Whatever you do, if the voices tell you to hurt yourself, don’t listen.” “I know … I love you, my friend. … Thank you for everything. … They’re going to send me to San Quentin soon. … I’ll write you from […]

The Frame Up – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (6/10)

Mr. Conway tells the story of his arrest and trial, and being “represented” by a lawyer who spent 45 minutes with him before going to trial -

After many long yearz in solitary confinement, I’m just asking

by Mutope Duguma, Pelican Bay State Prison, California How can we the people of this nation and world end the suffering of countless men and women held inside man-made, manufactured torture chambers called solitary confinement? Can we call on the humanity of this nation and world to lend their voice, their time, their strength and […]

The New Court-Approved Device of Torture in California SHUz: Guard One

by a comrade of United Struggle from Within September 2014 permalink Guard One was implemented in the middle of June per mandate of a court-appointed mental health expert in Sacramento. The device resembles a pipe about the size of a closet pole cut to an 8″ length. It either flashes or beeps to indicate a […]

Mass Murder az Political Marketing

News, analysis and commentary from the black left. by Dr. TP Wilkinson The CIA’s infamous program to crush the resistance to U.S. occupation of South Vietnam is largely remembered as a gigantic campaign of assassination that claimed tens of thousands of lives. However, the Phoenix Program is best understood as an extension of U.S. propaganda. […]