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Earth liberation and prison abolition.

Groups Across Florida Join Juneteenth Call to Action Against Prison Slavery Amidst Reports of...

Report from Fight Toxic Prisons and Gainesville IWOC on the developing situation in Florida and Texas prisons. Alachua County, FL - The Gainesville chapter of the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC) and the Campaign to...

Prison Abolitionists Rally for Human and Environmental Health at Pittsburgh Polluters’ Offices

Action report from the Fight Toxic Prisons convergence. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — On the heels of the 3rd Annual Fight Toxic Prisons Convergence, dozens of organizers, community members, and friends and family of currently- and...

Gainesville, FL: Hell Raised At Prison on May Day

Report on anti-prison actions on May Day in Gainesville, Florida. IWOC and Fight Toxic Prisons members celebrated May Day by raising hell at the University of Florida office of admissions building over contracts with FDOC slave labor. People...

Call for a #Juneteenth2018 Mobilization Against Prison Slavery

The following calls comes from SPARC and Fight Toxic Prisons. This year we, supporters of #OperationPUSH, are calling on all opponents of mass incarceration and modern-day slavery internationally to honor the Juneteenth holiday (Tuesday, June...

Florida Prison Visitation Cuts Held at Bay… For Now

The Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons views contact visitation as an environmental justice issue as well as a basic human right. Humans are a social species and environmental health depends on the ability to...

The Third Annual ‘Fight Toxic Prisons’ Convergence is June 8-11th in Pittsburgh, PA

The following is an announcement for third annual Fight Toxic Prisons convergence. The third annual Fight Toxic Prisons Convergence will take place in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania from June 8-11th. The convergence will include speakers, panels, workshops,...

Time on Ice: Florida Officials Torture Prisoners With Freezing Strip Cells

What follows is a report from Kevin "Rashid" Johnson, on conditions he faced upon arriving in the Florida prison system, and the systematic use of torture employed by guards. By Kevin Rashid Johnson "a white guard...

Calls Needed As Prisoner “Rashid” Johnson Asks for Support in the Face of Torture

Kevin "Rashid" Johnson, a prison journalist, has been thrown in the hole since the start of #OperationPUSH in Florida prisons simply for writing an article about the strike and economic boycott. Now, lawyers have...

BREAKING: Rashid Johnson Tortured by Florida DOC

This update from Fight Toxic Prisons details the Florida State Prison system's attack on prisoner Kevin "Rashid" Johnson. Johnson has been charged with "inciting a riot" simply for writing about #OperationPUSH, a economic strike and...

Rashid Johnson Faces “Inciting a Riot” Charge for Reporting on #OperationPUSH

Incarcerated Florida organizer and Minister of Defense of the New Afrikan Black Panther Party (Prison Chapter) Kevin “Rashid” Johnson is facing political repression in the form of an “inciting a riot” charge for reporting on Operation PUSH. Read...