Incarceration

Uprising at Spring Creek Correctional Center, Alaska

Perilous brings us a new report on a recent prison uprising in Alaska. Follow their site here for a chronicle of prisoner uprisings and resistance. Approximately 62 prisoners barricaded themselves inside of their housing unit,...

Vaughn 17 Trial Begins for Roman Shankaras: Mastermind to Puppet Master, Depending On Who’s...

An update on the third Vaughn 17 trial which began on May 6th. For background information on the Vaughn 17 trial and its importance, go here. The third trial in Delaware’s prosecution of the...

Mexico: Update After 60 Days of the Prison Hunger Strike in Chiapas

This communiqué comes from the Working Group No Estamos Todxs. It provides a historical recount of the development of the prison hunger strike in Chiapas, and an update on the situation after sixty days...

Indiana Prisons Engage in Suicidal Malpractice

Prisoner Kevin "Rashid" Johnson explores the barbaric conditions and substandard services found in prisons and their implications. By Kevin “Rashid” JohnsonAs a captive population, prisoners have no choices about what, if any, medical and...

Mexico: Message From Indigenous Anarchist Political Prisoner Miguel Peralta

April 30th, 2019, marked four years since Miguel Peralta’s arrest in Mexico City by men dressed in civilian clothing. He was held incommunicado for more than twenty hours, and taken to the prison in...

Appalachians Against Pipelines Holds Noise Demo for Arrested Water Protectors

A report back from a recent noise demonstration organized by Appalachians Against Pipelines. A fragment of people in our society have lost their rights because they have “broken” the law.In the past week two of...

“Prisons Are Slave Ships”: Director of North Carolina Prisons Receives Protest Over New JPay...

The following communique and photos were anonymously sent to It's Going Down, which we repost here. The report read:In the wee morning hours of Monday, April 29th, some anti-prison trash bullies dumped an ancient, spray-painted...

Paper Chained #3: Call for Contributions

Call for submissions and support of Paper Chained #3. Paper Chained is a journal of writings and artistic expressions from individuals affected by incarceration. This journal is an autonomous publication collated and distributed by...

Kenneth Traywick Faces Retaliation for Hunger Strike in Alabama

The situation at Limestone Correctional Facility is becoming more urgent as hunger striker and friend Kenneth Traywick endures continued retaliation from wardens, staff, and the highest officials of the Alabama Department of Corrections.  In...

Phone Zap Called in for Solidarity with Hunger Striker Kenneth Traywick

Call to support hunger striker Kenneth Traywick who is fighting against retaliatory actions by the Alabama Department of Corrections. Traywick has been attacked by prison officials for exposing horrific and violent conditions inside. We want...