Political Prisoners

Final Straw: Coalition for Immokalee Workers and Jalil Muntaquim

Listen and Download Here Today we are airing an interview conducted with Lupe Gonzalo of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in Immokalee, Florida. This is a worker-based human rights organization which seeks to promote awareness of social...

Action Needed to Fight Retaliation at the Eastham Unit!

Comrade Malik, a tireless revolutionary writer and organizer who's been very active in exposing the terrible conditions at the Eastham Unit in Texas, is currently facing threats of retaliation. For more general information on...

Letter from #J20 Anarchist Prisoner Dane Powell

"I was soon approached by the prisons gang task force and threatened over organizing in their prison. They said that if there was a strike they were coming for me and my time would...

Shaka Shakur Charged with Attacking Guard at Wabash Valley, Indiana: Calls Needed Now!

On Aug. 31, Shaka Shakur, political prisoner and inmate of Wabash Valley Correctional Facility, was involved in an altercation with two correctional officers. Jon Sexton, 71, was taken to the hospital following the incident...

Looking Back: Three Years Since Eric’s Arrest

Eric has been locked up for three years now, he was arrested on September 16th 2014. Between Kansas, Oklahoma, and now Colorado he has seen a lot of different jails and prisons and has...

Coyote Acabo Sent To Solitary Confinement

With a little less than one month of his sentence left to serve, Coyote was sent to the SHU (secure housing unit.) He is accused of getting into a physical altercation with his bunkmate,...

Political Prisoner Herman Bell Assaulted by Guards

Black Panther Party political prisoner Herman Bell was viciously assaulted by guards at Great Meadow Correctional Facility (Comstock) on September 5, 2017. While being “escorted” by a guard back to his housing unit, a...

Michigan’s Prisoners Reflect on Prison Strike from the Inside

Michigan’s Kinross Prison Strike: Reflections from Inside is an exclusive archive of audio interviews with people currently incarcerated in Michigan who witnessed and lived through the historic September 2016 prison strike. It is a...

Political Prisoner Birthday Poster for September 2017 Now Available

Every month, people with Prison Books put out a poster for political prisoner's birthdays. Perfect for letter writing nights, putting up, or handing out, check the text below for info on how to print...

New York: Update on Imprisoned Copwatcher Ramsey Orta who Filmed Murder of Eric Garner

After Ramsey Orta filmed the police killing of Eric Garner, he became a target for harassment and retribution from the NYPD, leading to his eventual conviction on trumped-up drugs and weapons charges. While the...