Tag: Abolitionist Law Center
Prisoners and Activists Stop New Prison on Coal Mine Site in Kentucky
For Immediate Release June 13, 2019 Contact: Marianne Cufone, Green Justice, (813) 785-8386 Prisoners and Activists Stop New Prison on Coal Mine Site in Kentucky [6/20/19: An updated version of this press release can be found here] Washington, DC — In response to a federal lawsuit filed by Green Justice attorneys, the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) announced it withdrew its…
Prisoners File Unique Environmental Lawsuit Against New Federal Facility on Strip Mine Site in Kentucky
Donate to support this grassroots legal challenge! Media Contact: FightToxicPrisons@gmail.com [Lawyers, prisoners and community activists available for comment.] Photos below by Jordan Mazurek. All images available for public use, courtesy of Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons Washington, DC — Lawyers with the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons and the Abolitionist Law Center (ALC) have filed…
‘Fight Toxic Prisons’ Convergence Challenges Department of Justice to Eradicate Environmental Health Hazards in U.S. Prisons
Former political prisoners will converge with environmental and prisoners’ rights activists in Washington D.C. under the banner of the #PrisonEcology movement.