The Free Alabama Movement put out a statement suggesting the guards at Holman correctional facility in Alabama went on strike.
The case of Roy Davis follows a pattern of misconduct by officials at Madison County Jail and those working for Advanced Correctional Healthcare.
A prison strike against slave labor that is entering its third week has expanded to 46 facilities, with multiple lockdowns reported.
Formerly incarcerated leaders of the criminal justice movement share their perspectives on reform during a national conference in Oakland, California.
Years of prisoner organizing and resistance culminated on September 9, as a national labor strike against slave-like conditions escalated.
The Bureau of Prisons changed its policies governing Special Management Units in federal prisons, but they are unlikely to meaningfully improve living conditions.
Siddique Hasan says he is facing retaliation from prison officials, who are making false claims that he asked a staff imam to wear a bomb into the prison.
Prisoners across the country have planned a national labor strike action for September 9, 2016, the 4th anniversary of the rebellion at the Attica State Prison.
Madison Deal died at a CCA prison in Tennessee as news broke that the Justice Department would draw-down its agreements with private prison contractors.
In a memorandum sent to the Bureau of Prisons, the Department of Justice announced it would begin “reducing and ultimately ending” the use of private prisons.