Monthly Archives: September 2015

Reprieve: a mother’s plea for mercy to Pakistan’s president

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Wed Sept 30, 2015 Paraplegic set to hang in Pakistan appeals to President for mercy A paraplegic – whose execution was stayed after he had been dressed in black, had his … Continue reading

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Young Inmates beat and raped in prison broomstick ritual.

Originally posted on Helpmybrotherharoldhempstead's Blog:
After reading the article below I am horrified but not surprised!This is just 1 reason why we fight to change the Fl.Dept. of Corruptions.We will not stop till we see the changes taking place.Each…

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Earthjustice: Clean Up Coal Ash

Published on Jul 20, 2015 https://secure.earthjustice.org/site/… Click above to take action to prevent the coal industry and their allies in Congress from weakening or eliminating the coal ash safeguards that Americans fought so hard for.

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Mobile Showers for the Homeless in San Francisco (Video)

PROGRESSIVE GRAFFITI There are thousands of homeless people living in San Francisco. The city has not yet figured out what to do with them. (Unlike Utah.) Meanwhile, Lava Mae is “delivering dignity one shower at a time.” Lava Mae is … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Pakistan to execute another man arrested as a juvenile

Reprieve Update 9/29/15: The Pakistani authorities have this morning executed a man who was almost certainly a juvenile at the time of the alleged offence. Ansar Iqbal was arrested in 1994 on murder charges – which he denied – and … Continue reading

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Towards saving Tommy: Calling out @orlandosentinel’s @Scott_Maxwell – LOUDER THIS TIME

40 years of questions about death-row’s Zeigler show problems with case, death penalty I’m not 100 percent sure Zeigler is innocent. But I’m sure not convinced he deserved to die. Remember: Neither was his jury. An irony is that, if … Continue reading

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Pressure Builds To Stop Sleep Deprivation in Pelican Bay SHU

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
Following the historic gains made against solitary confinement last month, people in Pelican Bay State Prison’s SHU report the use of “welfare” or “suicide” checks occurring every thirty minutes, 48 times a day.…

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Motherboard: Enbridge’s dirty secret at the bottom of the Great Lakes

The Dirty Secret at the Bottom of the Great Lakes: Oil & Water Motherboard Published on Aug 11, 2015 The world’s largest crude oil transporter has a secret buried deep in the Great Lakes—two aging oil pipelines that transport 23 … Continue reading

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@TB_Times article clear as mud on @FL_Corrections officers’ inadequate pay

Union reacts to corrections audit: Staffing and pay must be addressed Responding to an independent audit that found Florida’s prisons are so “chronically understaffed” that an emergency should be declared, a group of South Florida members of the union that … Continue reading

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Reprieve: US must release files proving Younous Chekkouri’s innocence

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Fri Sept 25, 2015 US must release files proving innocence of former Guantanamo detainee, say lawyers   Lawyers at human rights NGO Reprieve yesterday filed an emergency motion demanding the US … Continue reading

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