Tag Archives: cruel and unusual punishment

Santa Clara Co. Jail Hunger Strikers Released from Solitary! Hunger Strike Suspended Pending Sheriff’s Fulfillment of Demands

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
HUNGER STRIKE SUSPENDED. Hunger Strikers have been released from solitary with handshakes and hugs. In 90 days, Strikers will be able to downclass in to general population. Additional clothing has been ordered. The…

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Oscar Giles: 37 years (and counting) for non-violent offenses – updated

[Update 11/4/16: I became concerned about Oscar due to an inordinate number of “hits” on his name on my blog. I checked the Florida Department of Corrections website, fearing he had died. The corrections site says that he is still … Continue reading

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.@TheJusticeDept: Do something about #LoveFL CIG Miguel’s f*ck-off form letters

The Miami Herald’s coverage of deadly officer-on-inmate violence within Florida prisons began with their verifying inmate Harold Hempstead’s claim that mentally ill inmate Darren Rainey had been scalded to death in June of 2012 by Dade Correctional Institution officers in … Continue reading

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#LoveFL: Rosario, Hempstead, Bennett and #ColorOfLaw

Former Miami-Dade cop sentenced to 366 days in prison for stealing from crime scene Karel Rosario pleaded guilty last year to stealing jewelry while searching home According to the State Attorney’s Office, Rosario stole a Cartier watch containing a custom … Continue reading

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March 23: HIP HOP FOR CHANGE and PHSS Event!

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
Please join Hip Hop for Change and Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition (PHSS) for an evening of powerful Spoken Word and discussion from 6pm to 9pm at the Niebyl-Proctor Library in Oakland, CA.  …

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Congress: Don’t obstruct closure of Guantánamo

Obama’s remarks on plan to close Guantánamo prison Let us do what is right for America. Let us go ahead and close this chapter, and do it right, do it carefully, do it in a way that makes sure we’re … Continue reading

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Woodfox freed on 69th birthday after 43 years in solitary

Press Release February 19, 2016 Amnesty International USA: Woodfox’s Release Long Overdue The human rights organization described today’s settlement as “long overdue and undeniably just”   MEDIA CONTACT: Mandy Simon, asimon@aiusa.org  (WASHINGTON, DC) —Today, the last imprisoned member of the … Continue reading

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