Solidarity with 3,000 Kurdish Hunger Strikers

There has been an ask for international solidarity for the 3000 prison hunger strikers fighting towards Kurdish autonomy in so-called Turkey. 15 of them are beginning a death strike (refusing supplements) starting on May 1st. May Day is international worker’s day, and we know that prisoners make up a major unrecognized part of the global…

MOVE Family Keynote at Fight Toxic Prisons Convergence June 16th !

OnaMOVE! A Story of Black Liberation, Love and Resilience Sunday June 16, 2019  6:30- 9:00 EDT MLK Center 1028 NE  14th St. Gainesville, Florida 32601 Register Here!! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/onamove-black-liberation-love-and-resilience-in-the-face-of-state-terror-tickets-60662410904?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR11Ir1dxpnr2lcUIM__4n2TnjjbgPUeXjuhfcp5FXhRURas4hxLWSdepUQ Come celebrate Father’s Day and kick off #Juneteenth2019 week by listening to the recently released and reunited family members from the #MOVE9 crew; Debbie, Mike, and Mike…

“It Smelled Like Death”: Reports of Mold Contamination in Prisons and Jails

“There was big, dark, gray, blackish mildew around the air vent and that’s where the air was coming from … it smelled like death.” – Candie Hailey, Rikers Island pre-trial detainee by Panagioti Tsolkas [originally published in Prison Legal News, April 2019] Over the past several years, Prison Legal News has focused attention on environmental health…

FTP Convergence- Call for Proposals!

Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons 4th Annual National Convergence June 14-17, 2019  – Gainesville, Florida Call for Proposals 2018 was a year of unprecedented national coordination, in which networks of support for localized struggles in abolitionist and environmental movements realized advances with global implications. We want to learn from and build upon recent victories and…