prisons

Comrade Malik speaks from inside the South Texas Gulag – McConnell Unit Ad-Seg

An update from Keith "Comrade Malik" Washington, a Texas inmate and IWW/IWOC member facing serious repression for his organizing, including a censored article in support of the prison strike.

Comrade Malik speaks out on nationwide program of political repression against prison organizers

Keith "Comrade Malik" Washington writes about his own experiences of the nationally coordinated program of repression against prison organizers in the run-up to the August 21 prison strike.

Publicity images for the August 21, 2018, prison strike

A collection of publicity images that were created for the prison strike set to begin on August 21st, 2018, along with various photos of banners, graffiti, and protests supporting and publicising the strike. Mostly taken from the collection at https://supportprisonerresistance.noblogs.org/

Statement from protesting inmates at Burnside Jail, Nova Scotia

Inmates held at the Burnside Jail in Nova Scotia, Canada, have launched a protest in solidarity with the international prisoners' movement and articulating their own specific demands. Here is a statement they released to the press.

‘I’m For Disruption’: Interview With Prison Strike Organizer From Jailhouse Lawyers Speak

An interview with a member of Jailhouse Lawyers Speak discussing the upcoming prison strike. This interview first appeared at Shadowproof.

Hunger Strike Launched Inside Sterling Correctional Facility in Colorado

The following report was previously forwarded to It’s Going Down after being first sent to people within the Anarchist Black Cross (ABC) network, who received correspondence from an inmate being housed in the MCC (ad-seg) unit of Sterling Correctional Complex in Sterling, CO and details a hunger strike.

Anarchy #11

The eleventh issue of the second series of Anarchy magazine, many articles focus on prisons.

Pre-strike statement from Jailhouse Lawyers Speak

A statement from Jailhouse Lawyers Speak, looking at the upcoming August 21 prison strike and the repressive tactics being used against it.

As #August21 prison strike approaches, repression against organizers escalates

A look at the co-ordinated clampdown targeting a number of prominent prison organizers in the run-up to the national prison strike set to begin on August 21st.