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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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CA state court : Prisoner Can’t Be Punished for Hunger Strike

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
Below is the April 23, 2016 article from SF Gate/San Francisco Chronicle (minus photos and video in the article) Court’s full decision at the bottom of the post. State court rules prisoners can’t…

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#FF @POTUS’ clemency legacy a boon for #PrisonIndustrialComplex

Published on Mar 14, 2016 Executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report Glen Ford was back for his Ford Report, this time to discuss the Obama administration’s struggling prison clemency program.  

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$25 Million Prison Divestment Victory at University of California

PRESS RELEASE | For Immediate Release | December 18, 2015 $25 Million Prison Divestment Victory at University of California Multi-racial National Coalition Celebrates Growing Momentum for Prison Divestment with the Second University Divestment Victory This Year Oakland, CA – The University of … Continue reading

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From Solitary Confinement at Pelican Bay, Jesse Perez Sues Guards for Retaliation, Wins $25,000

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
On Nov. 25, 2015, a federal jury awarded $25,000 in damages to Jesse Perez, who had sued guards for trashing his cell in retaliation for his lawsuit against the prison and for his…

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Innocent until arrested in Mississippi

Mississippi judge: ‘People charged with crimes, they are criminals’ … Marcus D. Gordon, has admitted to not assigning public defenders until after indictment—when formal charges are filed against a defendant. Gordon has claimed the policy is necessary because of scarce … Continue reading

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@McKinleyPLewis loves his job.

McKinley Lewis is the spokesperson for the Florida Department of Corrections, and he loves his job, apparently because he gets to be a part of the FDoC’s plan to convince the public that our prisons no longer imperils inmates, which … Continue reading

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