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Press Contact: Azadeh Zohrabi Cell: 310.612.9706 Interviews and photos available by request San Francisco – A group of family members of prisoners in Pelican Bay State Prison’s Security Housing Units (SHUs) have organized a charter bus to offer free rides for other family … Continue reading
A Project of the Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition (PHSS) WHAT IS THE HUMAN RIGHTS PEN PAL PROGRAM? “A wall is just a wall; It can be broken down.” Assata Shakur The Human Rights Pen Pal program is an anti-racist, … Continue reading
Every year on Thanksgiving, a sunrise ceremony at Alcatraz Island (famous as home to a US military prison and then federal prison until 1963) brings indigenous peoples from many parts of the globe as well as local supporters to celebrate … Continue reading
Current Strikes According to the latest report, with information coming from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), the hunger strikes at Corcoran and Tehachapi State Prisons have ended. As of Wednesday, October 17, 69 prisoners had continued to … Continue reading
Five hundred prisoners across California refused meals last Wednesday, October 10th, starting a hunger strike that continued through the weekend, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). The strike came at the same week as prisoners in Pelican … Continue reading
The American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch have published a report called “Growing Up Locked Down: Youth in Solitary Confinement in Jails and Prisons Across the United States“, condemning the use of solitary confinement in any case against … Continue reading
Inland News Today filed a radio report on the Youth Justice Coalition’s rally that was organized to both support the End to Hostilities Agreement in California prisons and a “parallel cease fire in the streets”. Listen to the the short … Continue reading
Last month, prisoners in the Security Housing Unit (SHU) at the notorious Pelican Bay State Prison announced a signed agreement to end hostilities between racial groups in CA state prisons & jails starting today, October 10th, 2012. The statement was … Continue reading
Los Angeles’ Youth Justice Coalition (YJC) is calling for a “parallel cease fire in the streets” to correspond to the End to Hostilities that has been called for by the Short Corridor Collective – a group of Pelican Bay hunger … Continue reading
California Governor Jerry Brown waited until the last minute to get to a pile of dozens of legislative bills on Sunday that he had been avoiding. Among them were the prison media access bill, AB1270, which was proposed by State … Continue reading