Warning issued for prison guardz, officerz about possible attackz from ‘Black Guerilla Family’ (BGF)

http://abc7news.com/video/embed/?pid=1456301 SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Jerry Elster as a former member of BGF. We regret the error. He currently works as the Healing Justice Coordinator for American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a Quaker organization devoted to service, development and peace programs throughout the world. An urgent bulletin […]

Prisoner Human Rightz Movement Blue Print

Overview by Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa California Department of Corrections and rehabilitation (CDCr) has systemic and dysfunctional problems that run rampant statewide within California’s prisons for both women and men which demand this California government to take immediate action and institute measures to effect genuine tangible changes throughout CDCr on all levels. The entire state government […]

PHSS Committee to End Sleep Deprivation askz for letterz about the ‘security/welfare checkz’

Guards have been jarringly waking prisoners every 30 minutes on death row at the Central California Women’s Facility since May 2014, and in the Pelican Bay SHU since Aug. 2, 2015, for so-called “security/welfare checks.” This is serious, ongoing sleep deprivation which is torture. These checks may also be harming people in other prisons; PB […]

Prisoner Human Rightz Movement BLUE PRINT

Movement BLUE PRINT  prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity (FULL BLUE PRINT pdf- all docs-284pgs) Overview Table of Contents Blue Print core document Appendix BLUE PRINT The declaration on protection of all persons from being subjected to torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in its resolution 3452 (XXX) of […]

Young prisoner speaks on Yogi’z assassination and bridging the generation gap

by Koray Rice The Klansmen behind Yogi’s assassination knew he was full of love and sharp as a knife It just gets my blood boiling what the Klansmen did to brother Hugo. I don’t expect anything different from them. When they see they can’t break you, they kill you. From George Jackson to Stanley Tookie […]

Blackz who tried to save Hugo Pinell still being punished for ‘playing God,’ az DA refusez to prosecute Pinell’z killerz

by Tommy ‘Jaboe’ Williams Let me start by saying much respect and love. You all give a voice to us even though CDCR is trying to muffle it. Here is a brief update on the continued disrespect that CDCR is showing to brothers involved in the Aug. 12, 2015, attack on Yogi (Hugo Pinell) as […]

There is no #$!@%^&*#¡@# excuse for incarcerating juvenilez in adult prisonz. But we do it anyway

by Meteor Blades attribution: Denver Public Library Archives The laundry at the Colorado State Industrial School for Boys. It still looked like that when I did time there. In August 1959, I emerged a free person from the Industrial School for Boys in Golden, Colorado, after 23 months of incarceration. I was 12 years old. It […]

Torture Continuez: CDCR Settlement Screwz Prisonerz

by Wiawimawo of MIM(Prisons) September 2015 permalink It’s been over a week since we got the news on the settlement ofAshker v. Brown.(1) For a case that is so central to what we do as an organization we’ve taken our time to respond. We’ve read and re-read the legal documents and listened to the celebratory […]

Thoughtz on Prison Guardz by Judge

The number one threat to a correctional officers safety isn’t the inmates they’re paid to oversee, it’s the actions of their fellow officers. Respect is a two way street. To get respect, you have to give respect. In the penitentiary any slight to another inmate is dealt with justly. Whatever the convicts code dictates is […]

Legionnairez’ disease case at San Quentin prison promptz shutoff of water

Inmates walk around in one of the cellblocks at San Quentin State Prison in 2014. One inmate at the prison was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease and several others are showing symptoms, prison officials said. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times) By PAIGE ST. JOHN Officials turned off the water at San Quentin State Prison on Friday […]