Category Archives: #CruelAndUnusual

Time on Ice: Florida Officials Torture Prisoners With Freezing Strip Cells

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
When I first arrived in the Florida prison system on June 22, 2017, and was thrown in solitary confinement in the latest of numerous retaliatory interstate transfers for publicizing and resisting prison abuses, I…

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.@GovernorKayIvey: You got mail.

When I briefly co-managed a campground in Northern California, I spent a lot of time on the computer – tracking registrations, automating the bookkeeping, creating brochures. I was new to California, and spent time off the computer learning what to … Continue reading

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Please RT to support #OperationPUSH, the @FL_Corrections inmate labor strike to end various forms of abuse

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
The Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition stands in solidarity with the Florida Prison Strikers. Stay informed and updated with links below. Please help amplify the striking prisoners’ voices. These are the strikers’ demands…

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#LoveFL’s #DeadInmates … What becomes of the brokenhearted?

    Five years ago today, Darren Rainey was scalded to death in a locked shower at Dade Correctional Institution. The shower had previously been used by corrections officers on other mentally ill inmates to quiet them down. Nothing is … Continue reading

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.@TheJusticeDept, attn: #TomWheeler – #LoveFL needs you to keep your word, quickly

With Florida inmates dying of starvation, medical neglect and violence in increasing numbers, outpacing other states, we must push Tom Wheeler to be as good as his word, without any delay … a new bill intends to impose harsh new … Continue reading

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@FLGovScott @FL_Corrections: Bring #Ghosted whistleblower/inmate Harold Hempstead back to FL

From: Windy Hempstead Date: March 17, 2017 10:21:17 PM EDT To: Howard Simon <hsimon@aclufl.org>, Steven Wetstein <swetstein2@aol.com>, Randy Berg <rberg@floridajusticeinstitute.org>, James Cook <cookjv@gmail.com>, Amy McClellan <amyjmcclellan@gmail.com>, [Susan Chandler], Julie Jones <jones.julie@mail.dc.state.fl.us>, [Jeremy Schanche], “hard.shannon@flsenate.gov” <hard.shannon@flsenate.gov>, “gregevers@me.com” <gregevers@me.com> Subject: urgent My … Continue reading

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Who waylays my emails, and by what authority, @Comcast?

@Comcast @XFINITY You charge a lot. Let me receive the emails that are sent to me. — Susan Chandler (@wobblywarrior) February 27, 2017 I don’t receive happy personal emails about interior or exterior design anymore. I receive unhappy personal emails … Continue reading

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