23 May 2022

Despite Worsening Opioid Crisis, Many Jails And Prisons Remain Opposed To Treatment Medications

Three drugs are approved by the FDA for opioid use disorder yet are treated as dangerous contraband in most jails and prisons. (NC Dept of Public Safety on Flickr)

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30 Sep 2019

Trans Behind Bars: Homophobia Persists At Shakopee Prison After End To No-Touch Policy

A homophobic, transphobic culture persists at Minnesota’s Shakopee prison after successful organizing against a no-touch policy and for trans men to receive hormones.

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27 Nov 2018

Risk Of Death From ‘Extremely Poor’ Illinois Prison Medical Care Has Worsened

Medical care in Illinois prisons remains “extremely poor” and conditions leading to preventable deaths have worsened since experts first assessed health program.

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John Kiriakou speaks with Shadowproof's Kevin Gosztola about whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling's dire condition in prison.
29 Sep 2016

Interview: John Kiriakou On Supporting Jeffrey Sterling So He Doesn’t Die In Prison

Former CIA officer John Kiriakou talks about how the Bureau of Prisons is slowly killing former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling by denying him treatment.

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Still from "The Invisible Man" by Judith Ehrlich
28 Sep 2016

Bureau Of Prisons Contends CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Is Lying About Heart Problems

Federal officials accused imprisoned CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling of lying about his medical condition, even as he endures pain and suffering.

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Still from "The Invisible Man" by Judith Ehrlich
28 Sep 2016

Letter From CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Details Federal Prison’s Scandalous Treatment

Shadowproof exchanged letters with CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling to bring more attention to his mistreatment in federal prison.

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7 World Trade Center, home to Moody's New York offices (p2-r2 on Flickr)
16 Oct 2015

Moody’s Downgrades Corizon’s Parent Company, Citing Contract Losses

Moody’s cited volatility among Corizon Health Service’s contracts and confusion regarding the status of company’s agreement with Florida.

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31 Aug 2015

After Detention & Abuse, Immigrants Find Lifesaving Support In An Unexpected Place

Three years ago, Juan Jose Antonio Deras, 35, an undocumented immigrant man who arrived in the United States as an 11 year old, walked into the Denver Contract Detention Facility in Aurora, Colorado. But on July 24, 2015, he left in a wheelchair. He was all but broken, but his indomitable spirit kept him alive, along with support from an unexpected source: a volunteer volleyball league out to help more than just him.

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19 Aug 2015

I Was Petrified Of Being Injured & Other Shadowproof Reader Feedback

GIving credit to Black Lives Matter. A former prisoner recounts 37 days in a jail, terrified of needing to use the jailhouse medical clinic. When your boss is a Hal-9000. Plus other selections from the Shadowproof mailbag.

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19 Aug 2015

Black Diabetic Dies After Missouri Jail Withholds Insulin

Raw Story: “At the time of his death, [Michael] Robinson’s blood sugar level had skyrocketed to 2,500. The normal range, depending on when a person has eaten, is between 80 and 180, according to the American Diabetes Association.”

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