Incarceration

Kite Line: Two Weeks Into the Hunger Strike at Wabash Valley

Listen and Download Here In Wabash Valley, Shaka Shakur is maintaining his hunger strike, demanding an end to guard abuses and the isolation of active prisoners in camera cells. We spoke with his wife, Akili...

Update on Elderly Black Liberation Prisoner Herman Bell’s Upcoming Parole Hearing

Herman Bell has been to the New York state parole board 7 times and been denied 7 times. His next parole board appearance will be in February 2018, when he will be 70 years...

Ongoing Work Strike at Holman Prison

Alabama anarchist prisoner Michael Kimble reports that a work strike has started at Holman prison, the site of numerous work stoppages, strikes, and uprisings. For more info about Michael and how to support him,...

“Like a Wind Blowing Flames”: Prison Rebels Speak From the Cages

Photo from the Miami Herald. The past few months we've been closely following the Twitter accounts @JLawSpeak and @SlaveryPrison, which have been doing an excellent job of covering rebellion from within the prison walls. https://twitter.com/SlaveryPrison/status/928726708718526465 https://twitter.com/JailLawSpeak/status/926586225699577856 With hunger...

Phone Zap! Stop Prisoner Abuse in New York

Jermaine Reynolds, a prisoner being held at the Upstate Correction Facility in Malone, NY, is currently suffering in solitary confinement with injuries to his kidneys, head and leg after being beaten up by his...

Eric King: What It Looks Like to Be Antifascist In Prison

Below is a statement written by anarchist prisoner Eric King in October. For more info on how to support Eric, go here. What does it look like to be antifascist in federal prison in 2017?...

Security Threat Groups: The Industry of Gangs

This following essay is written by anarchist prisoner, Sean Swain, and was originally released on the Final Straw Radio show. For more info about how to support Sean, go here. In Ohio prisons, pretty much...

Hunger Strikes & Abolitionist Organizing in Indiana Prisons

On this episode, we are joined with someone from IDOC Watch, a group which is organizing alongside and amplifies the voices of incarcerated people in Indiana. In this episode we talk about the history...

Kite Line: 23 Hours In & One Hour Out, The View From Menard

Listen and Download Here This week, we share the words and experiences of Salomon X, a former prisoner in Illinois. In the first of two episodes with Salomon, he describes poor conditions and exploitation in the...

Hunger Strikes Breaking Out in Jails and Detention Centers

In the last week, we've seen a successful hunger strike take place at a detention facility in Northern Oregon, and another pop off at a prison in Indiana. With other uprisings, strikes, protests, and...