Prisons Use Solitary Confinement to Silence Strikers Nationwide—But Their Voices Have Been Heard

In commemoration of the Attica Uprising 47 years earlier, incarcerated organizers chose yesterday as the final day of the nearly three-week-long National Prison Strike that began on August 21. The … Source: Prisons Use Solitary Confinement to Silence Strikers Nationwide—But Their Voices Have Been Heard Advertisements

‘Gladiator School’: FBI Investigatez Idaho Private Prison for Abuse

The prison is known by the nickname because of its kill-or-be-killed mentality among guards and prisonerz By: Lynette Holloway Idaho prison brawl captured on surveillance camera. Associated Press YouTube screenshot   The FBI has opened an investigation into one of the largest private-prison operators over its management of an Idaho prison with a reputation for […]

California Prisons Violating Hunger-Strikers’ Rights, Groups Warn

By Carey L. Biron   WASHINGTON, Jul 23 2013 (IPS) – As a mass hunger strike in the California prison system enters its third week, advocacy groups are warning that prison officials attempting to break the strike are breaching international human rights standards.   New York City protest for prisoner hunger strikers organised by World […]