‘It is in the service of God to inflict wrath on the evil doer,’ says Missouri prison nurse in the midst of unparalleled brutality and torture during National Prison Strike

by Joshua Perkins I am writing to let you know the conditions us convicts at South Central Correctional Center (SCCC) have endured and expose the brutal assault that took place on Aug. 23, 2018. I was placed in Administrative Segregation and stripped of my privileges – contact visits, phone calls, canteen, personal property etc. – […]

Missouri prisoners protesting ad-seg restrictions in run-up to National Prison Strike shackled to iron bench

by Jared Cole Greetings and solidarity, The prisoners of Missouri’s South Central Correctional Center’s ad-seg units have initiated a consolidated effort to protest and change the conditions found not only at the facility, but in every other Level 5 institution across the state. The conditions being called out are: indeterminate assignments to ad-seg units; being […]

Plausible deniability and sinister bigotry ​inside ​Texas prisons

by Keith ‘Malik’ Washington “The white cop in the ghetto is as ignorant as he is frightened, and his entire concept of police work is to cow the natives. He is not compelled to answer to these natives for anything he does; he knows that he will be protected by his brothers, who will allow […]

Comrade Malik speaks from inside the South Texas Gulag – McConnell Unit Ad-Seg

Revolutionary Greetings Comrades! Today is August 26th, 2018. I’m holding on, not sure if my pleas for help are making their way out. Things keep on getting progressively worse here. I arrived here on June 25th, 2018. I was classified a Level 1 in security class and a 5-4 Line Class in excellent standing, with […]

Brutha Sitawa: CDCr and Soledad Prison retaliate with false reports to return me to solitary confinement

by Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa, principal negotiator, Prisoner Human Rights Movement For years now, I have endured threats, both overt and covert, from the mouths and hands of CDCr’s (California Department of Corrections and rehabilitation’s) OCS (Office of Correctional Safety), ISU (Investigations Services Unit) and IGI (Institutional Gang Investigations), all of them paramilitary services that boast […]

Mule Creek State Prison is run by white supremacists

by B.L. Thornton I observe the following:  is run by an organized gang of white supremacist custodial, medical and psychiatric staff and their unconscionable non-white accomplices. I shall only cite the following examples of the willful denial of medical treatment by MCSP medical staff, as they shall allow me to die if my life depends […]

PTSD SC: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Solitary Confinement

by Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa and Baridi J. Williamson California Department of Corrections and rehabilitation (CDCr) had been locking classes of prisoners up in solitary confinement since the ‘60s as part of CDCr’s para-military low-intensity warfare, to break the minds and spirits of its subjects, California’s prisoner class. CDCr’s solitary confinement has two operating components: 1) […]

Confessed killer strangles cellmate to death – Texas prison staff tries to shirk liability

by Jason Renard Walker, Deputy Minister of Labor, NABPP Odd as it seems, seeing prisoners left for dead or killed by guards is nothing new to me. The reason this may seem odd is that each death was during my seven-year stint in solitary confinement, and I was a prime witness or in earshot of […]

‘Security/welfare checks’: Call for 602s, 22s and artwork

by Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition Committee to End Sleep Deprivation and California Families Against Solitary Confinement Family Unity Network Are you living in segregated housing – SHU, Ad-Seg, PSU, Condemned Units? Are correctional officers coming around to your cell every half hour or hour to conduct security/welfare checks? Are these checks conducted in a […]

Why so many suicides at Lane Murray Unit, a Texas women’s prison?

by Britney Gulley For women in Texas prisons, it’s a perpetual fight. After five long, atrocious years of mental, emotional and physical abuse in prolonged solitary confinement at Lane Murry Unit – infamously nicknamed “Miserable Murray” – I have suffered tremendously. I, along with numerous other women from ad-seg (administrative segregation) at Lane Murray Unit, […]