Hunger Strike Continuez at Northwest Detention Center Az GEO Retaliatez With Worsening Food

Tacoma, WA – Today, over a dozen individuals detained at Northwest Detention Center (NWDC) continued a hunger strike to call attention to the abysmal conditions at the facility, which have only gotten worse since Trump took office. More immigrants plan to join the hunger strike this weekend. Men and women detained at the facility have […]

PHRM: Our Fifth Year to the Agreement To End Hostilitiez: Recognize Our Humanity!

Our Fifth Year to the “Agreement To End Hostilities” Thereby Governor Brown, CDCr Secretary Kernan: Recognise Our Humanity! We are within our 5th Year of the August 2012 historical document “AGREEMENT TO END HOSTILITIES.” followed by the PHRM’s third and the largest Hunger Strike within the State of California and equally larger then any Hunger […]

For Immediate Release! Prison Strike Leader Moved to Infirmary after Twenty Four Dayz Refusing Food

Contact for interviews: Free Ohio Movement: freeohiomovement@gmail.com, 330-366-6838, freeohiomovement.org Prison Strike Leader Moved to Infirmary after Twenty Four Days Refusing Food. Siddique Abdullah Hasan, a national prisoner leader has been on hunger strike since Monday, February 27th. On Friday, March 24th he was moved to the infirmary, presumably due to failing health. His appeal to […]

Holman prison banz ‘racially motivated’ newspaper

BY CHRISTOPHER HARRESS Prisoners in Kilby Prison in March 2016. (Eldon Vail for District Court of the United States) A Holman Prison inmate has gone on hunger strike after prison officials banned a popular African-American newspaper because of its “racially motivated” content, according to a letter sent to the inmate from staff at the correctional […]

Pennsylvania prisoner shackled, gassed, beaten

by Derrick Gibson I am an inmate incarcerated in the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, and I have a serious issue that I’m seeking your help with. On April 7, 2016, while housed in the Special Management Unit at SCI Fayette on a nine-day hunger strike, confined to the infirmary, I was assaulted by a three-man […]

Prisonerz United of Silicon Valley thank each other and supporterz for a largely successful hunger strike against solitary confinement

by Mary Ratcliff In late September, prisoners in the Santa Clara County jails who are part of what they then called the Prisoners’ Human Rights Movement sent a letter to Sheriff Laurie Smith with a list of demands and a notice that in October the inmates would initiate a hunger strike to continue their “peaceful […]

ALABAMA PRISON OFFICIALZ RETALIATE AGAINST PRISON STRIKE LEADER BY CUTTING WATER TO CELL

Left to right: Free Alabama Movement’s James Plesant, Melvin Ray, and Robert Earl Council Advocates say prison officials at the Kilby Correctional Facility in Alabama turned off the water to Kinetik Justice Amun’s solitary cell after he initiated a hunger strike. Officials then transferred him to the Limestone Correctional Facility, which has a “behavioral modification program” known among […]

PRESS ALERT Prison Strike Organizer Kinetik Justice iz in Danger for hiz Life

On October 21, 2016 Robert Earl Council (aka Kinetik Justice Amun) went on a Hunger Strike based on threats against his life from the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) administration and staff. He was transferred to a supermax facility, and water was shut off in his cell in an effort to force him out of […]

MASS INCARCERATION AND ITZ MYSTIFICATION: A REVIEW OF “THE 13TH”

DAN BERGER 13TH Directed by Ava DuVernay October 27, 2016 — This article was originally published by The African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS), and is reprinted here with permission. When prisoners in Alabama last spring proposed a national strike to protest “prison slavery,” they called out the infamous clause in the Thirteenth Amendment. The amendment […]

7 Palestinian prisonerz on hunger strike for freedom

There are currently seven Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails on an open hunger strike against administrative detention and the mistreatment and repression of women prisoners and six prisoners. These seven prisoners include: Anas Shadid, 19, of the village of Dura near al-Khalil, has been on hunger strike since 25 September against his imprisonment without charge […]