prisons

100 Inmates in Shakopee, Minnesota, Wear Blue to Support Demands Made by LGBTQ Prisoners

Inside Shakopee Prison on Saturday 25th June, prisoners wore blue - the only color they can wear without getting in trouble - to protest in favor of changes demanded by LGBTQ prisoners. This story was first published by the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee.

Prisoner found half-dead in bloodbath: Back to TDCJ’s houses of horror and staged gladiator fights

Prison journalist Jason Walker reports on the continuing practice by guards of staging “gladiator fights” between rival groups of prisoners.

Four Rhode Island Prisoners Punished With Solitary Confinement for Possession of Union Literature

The RI DOC (Department of Corrections) has held four men for over ten days in solitary confinement at the ACI (Adult Correctional Institution) for allegedly possessing union literature, according to a statement provided to the press. This story was first published by the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee.

Guards Continue to Attack Prison Reporter Jason Walker with Trumped up Charges

Prison writer and organizer Jason Walker reports on the continuing attempts by staff to frame him for a recent incident in which guards attacked him.

Jason Walker attacked by prison clansmen for reporting their brutality

Jason Walker reports on a recent attack by prison guards attempting to silence his writing. This story first appeared in the San Francisco Bay View, and readers may wish to donate to the Bay View's ongoing operating costs.