THE FIGHT TO KEEP MUMIA FROM BEING SILENCED

The trial for Abu-Jamal v. Kane happened on the same day that news of Mumia Abu-Jamal’s health crisis reached his supporters. This post provides a summary of both events, and includes links for further updates on efforts to defend Mumia’s life. On March 30th, a trial was held in the federal court for the Middle […]

The Fight to Keep Mumia from Being Silenced

by abolitionismo The trial for Abu-Jamal v. Kane happened on the same day that news of Mumia Abu-Jamal’s health crisis reached his supporters. This post provides a summary of both events, and includes links for further updates on efforts to defend Mumia’s life. On March 30th, a trial was held in the federal court for […]

The criminality of solitary confinement

by Steve Martinot Introduction In this series of articles, we have traced the various mechanisms whereby the prison procedures of “gang validation” are used to deny the civil rights, the human rights and even the humanity of the prisoners. These procedures mark the criminality of the prison administration. We have been considering the case of […]

State Prisonz Institute New Censorship Rulez

  Prisoners and prisoners’ rights advocates say the new regulations could result in bans on newspapers, magazines, letters, and inmate writings. By Toshio Meronek Last year, about 30,000 inmates staged a hunger strike in California prisons to protest subpar living conditions and the use of long-term solitary confinement. In response, the California Department of Corrections […]

Hunger strikers write to the Bay View: ‘I don’t know how much more my body can take’

by Mary Ratcliff   Randall Sondai Ellis Mail to the Bay View from the hunger strikers has been very sparse since the strike began with 30,000 participants on July 8. Prison officials may be holding their letters as they did during the 2011 hunger strikes. But yesterday and today the mail brought a postcard and […]

Repressing Support For Palestine’s Basic Human Rights: A Brief Examination of The Long Reach of Israel’s Invasive Propaganda Lobby (via Moorbey’s Blog)

Repressing Support For Palestine’s Basic Human Rights: A Brief Examination of The Long Reach of Israel’s Invasive Propaganda Lobby By TheAngryindian – 06.30.2011 ‘Be nice to the whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity’. – Desmond Tutu Listeners of Aboriginal Press News Service Public Radio (APNSPR) may have learned by now that certain blog […]

Repressing Support For Palestine’s Basic Human Rights: A Brief Examination of The Long Reach of Israel’s Invasive Propaganda Lobby

Repressing Support For Palestine’s Basic Human Rights: A Brief Examination of The Long Reach of Israel’s Invasive Propaganda Lobby By TheAngryindian – 06.30.2011 ‘Be nice to the whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity’. – Desmond Tutu Listeners of Aboriginal Press News Service Public Radio (APNSPR) may have learned by now that certain blog […]