Category Archives: #torture

The Crusader (#HaroldHempstead) and The Jerk (me) … one of us wrote a book

  It wasn’t me. Harold Hempstead wrote and published Department of Corruption … Darren Rainey: The UntoldStory. From behind prison bars, Harold recounted not only his witnessing of Darren Rainey’s scalding death at Dade Correctional Institution, but the systemic torture … Continue reading

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#CriminalizingMentalIllness: We simply must stop doing things that clearly don’t work.

Florida Inmate Vincent Gaines Starved to Death in Prison, Lawsuit Says | Miami New Times When Vincent Gaines was sentenced to five years in prison on robbery charges in June 2013, state officials recommended he be placed in a mental-health … Continue reading

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Feds finally show up at #LoveFL’s Lowell Correctional Institution. It’s already too late … will it also be too little? #DeadInmates

Feds to probe abuse allegations at Florida women’s prison | Miami Herald The U.S. Department of Justice has opened a federal civil rights investigation into sexual misconduct by correctional officers as well as other abuses against women at Lowell Correctional … Continue reading

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

“As Fyodor Dostoyevsky once said, to understand society one need only look inside its prisons.”

Posted in #BeatenToDeath, #ColorOfLaw, #CruelAndUnusual, #ExcessiveForce, #FailureToKeepFromHarm, #PrisonIndustrialComplex, #torture, UN Committee on Human Rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

.@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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For Vets, for crime victims, PTSD testimony must remain admissible

One sentence from The Committee to Stop FBI Repression’s press release concerning Rasmea Odeh today screams out for attention, for the sake of crime victims like Rasmea, and for the sake of disabled Vets: “Now that this Court has properly … Continue reading

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#CagedCrusader’s sister speaks for mentally ill #LoveFL inmate, Nikko Albanese

Originally posted on Helpmybrotherharoldhempstead's Blog:
Nikko Albanese Inmate # B11083 is another 1 of Florida’s unfortunate, mentally ill inmates who finds himself locked in a 6×9 cell, in solitary confinement,where he has remained for about 5 years.Sadly no1 in…

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