WEST VIRGINIA: Black Prisoner Sues Prison Over Aryan Brotherhood Stabbing, Assault by Guards

Photo: Aerial view of Mt. Olive Correctional Complex in West Virginia By Mario Ginesta Lermon Russell, a Black man imprisoned at Mt. Olive Correctional Complex (“MOCC”) in West Virginia, filed a lawsuit late last year accusing state prison guards of encouraging and assisting the neo-Nazi prison gang Aryan Brotherhood (AB) in stabbing him earlier in 2019. The lawsuit was filed around the same time that … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA: Black Prisoner Sues Prison Over Aryan Brotherhood Stabbing, Assault by Guards

LOS ÁNGELES: Graffiti en Solidaridad con el Preso Político Indio GN Saibaba

Este articulo es una traducción. Por Jakob Stein Han pasado dos semanas desde que se vieron carteles y grafiti en solidaridad con el preso político indio GN Saibaba en Little Bangladesh, Los Ángeles. El cartel decía: “¡Liberar Camarada GN Saibaba! El camarada GN Saibaba está detenido en confinamiento solitario en Maharashtra, India, por su trabajo revolucionario.” El grafiti decía: “¡Liberen a todos los presos políticos! ¡Hacer … Continue reading LOS ÁNGELES: Graffiti en Solidaridad con el Preso Político Indio GN Saibaba

TEXAS: Rodney Reed Execution Stayed

Photo: Protesters rally against Rodney Reed’s execution in Bastrop, Texas By Dmitri Sans For the second time, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has ordered a stay for the scheduled execution of Rodney Reed, convicted in the 1996 murder of Stacey Stites. Sentenced to death in 1998, Reed was previously set to be killed by the state on March 5, 2015, but the court had also … Continue reading TEXAS: Rodney Reed Execution Stayed

FLORIDA: Footage Exposes Horrific Conditions at Prison

Photo: Images of violence, overcrowding, and generally unlivable conditions from Martin Correctional Institution captured by secret footage shot by inmate Scott Whitney. By Ben Robinson A Florida inmate has filmed footage of life in the Martin Correctional Institution, known by inmates as “Murder Martin.” Under the guards’ noses, inmate Scott Whitney recorded years of film – all the way back from 2015, presenting a rare inside … Continue reading FLORIDA: Footage Exposes Horrific Conditions at Prison

CALIFORNIA: State Issues Ban On Private Prisons

Photo: Adelanto Detention Center in California, one of the private facilities used by ICE in California to detain immigrants By Felipe Vera Assembly Bill 32 (AB 32), which passed in the California State Assembly on September 11, will go into effect next early next year, banning private prisons and four Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers in California by 2028. While the bill still needs … Continue reading CALIFORNIA: State Issues Ban On Private Prisons