Recorded in the midst of the strike, the Beyond Prisons team discusses the strike’s progress, the challenges of organizing, and why the press is unprepared to cover it.
Brian Sonenstein examines decision not to evacuate South Carolina prisoners in path of Hurricane Florence and what it says about how we dehumanize them.
The Marshall Project devotes its prison strike coverage to trying to discredit organizers and insinuate they engaged in a PR stunt.
Incarcerated people in at least 17 states are expected to protest from August 21 to September 9 for humane living conditions, the end of prison slavery, and more
Ohio prison officials revoked phone access for one year and suspended other privileges for an incarcerated activist, who spoke publicly in support of a nationwide prison protest scheduled to begin August 21. Siddique Abdullah Hasan has advocated prisoner resistance for decades from death row at the Ohio State Penitentiary, where
Jared Ware interviews a representative from Jailhouse Lawyers Speak to get their thoughts on planning the August 21 prison strike on the inside and outside.
More than a week since Operation PUSH launched in Florida prisons, officials claim there is no strike, even though there are several reports of retaliation.
Organizers, including one incarcerated individual, outline plans for Operation PUSH, which will involve refusing to work in multiple prisons in Florida.
Ohio prisoner Siddique Abdullah Hasan entered the infirmary at the Ohio State Penitentiary (OSP) on March 24, “presumably due to failing health,” nearly one month into his hunger strike against a 90-day phone and email restriction he received as punishment for appearing in the Netflix documentary series, “Captive.” One episode of the series
Jason Robb and Siddique Abdullah Hasan have lost phone and email privileges for 90 days following their appearance on the Netflix show, “Captive”