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Category: Prison & Jail Conditions

Incarcerated People are Striking for Basic Humanity — America Should Listen

Today marks the end of the first week of a multi-state prison strike, organized with…

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Georgia Prisoners Are Subjected to “Harshest and Most Draconian” Solitary Confinement Units in the Nation

*Content Warning: some images are disturbing & contain blood* The Special Management Unit (SMU) at…

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Reminder: Corporations Are Profiting Off Of Migrant Detention

The stories being reported from our country’s Southern border are horrifying. It is worth remembering…

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Bad Prison Food Is More Than a Punchline

The quality of food in prisons and jails across the country is notoriously poor. What…

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SCHR Files Civil Rights Lawsuit on Behalf of Two Incarcerated Men Brutally Beaten by Officers at Georgia State Prison

Today, the Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf…

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Inadequate Medical Care in Prison Makes Headlines Again

A sick person in detention is entirely at the mercy of the prison or jail…

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