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

Solidarity Update: Second Week of the National Prison Strike Travel

Prisoners have been staying strong throughout these weeks of the prison strike  Prisoners will be engaged in the following actions in prisons across the country: Work Strikes: Prisoners will not report to assigned jobs. Each place of detention will determine how long its strike will last. Some of these strikes may translate into a local list […]

LA Times: ‘California prison officials say 30,000 inmates refuse meals’

July 8, 2013     by Mary Ratcliff   In a story published at 5:35 p.m. today, on the first day of the latest round of the epic hunger and work strike called by prisoners in California’s most notorious prison, the Security Housing Unit – or SHU – at Pelican Bay State Prison, Los Angeles […]

Support the Hunger Strikers, Sign the Petition!

Demand the State of California Stop the Torture In 2011, prisoners locked in the Security Housing Units (SHUs) at Pelican Bay and other California prisons went on hunger strike to protest the torturous conditions of solitary confinement.  During two different waves of hunger strikes at least 12,000 prisoners participated in the strike.  The strike received widespread […]