Three prisoners at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility (CSATF) in Corcoran, California ended their hunger strike this week after more than a month of refusing food in protest of conditions.
By Ray Noll and Elizabeth Topp As cases of COVID-19 continue to surge inside Michigan prisons, those confined inside the Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center (RGC) in Jackson County are fighting back and taking collective action against deplorable conditions. While
Prisoners at the Saskatoon Provisional Correctional Centre in Saskatchewan, Canada organized a hunger strike last weekend to protest the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 outbreak at the facility.
Hundreds of prisoners in the Cook Unit of the Eyman prison in Florence, Arizona reportedly surrounded prison staff and destroyed prison infrastructure during an uprising Wednesday afternoon
Loren Reed, dubbed the “Arizona Emo Anarchist” by a local right-wing news site, was released on his own recognizance this week pending trial after more than four and a half months of pre-trial detention.
At the end of October, in the midst of a rapidly spreading COVID-19 epidemic at the facility, a small group of prisoners in D yard have announced a work stoppage and hunger strike in protest of what they consider to be institution’s “failure to protect” them from the spread
In this report, Perilous Chronicle analyzes the first 90 days of prisoner resistance to COVID-19, beginning in March 2020. It describes the context for the wave of unrest, describes major events from this period, and draws conclusions based on the data collected for each event.
Prisoners at the Pasquotank Correctional Institution in Pasquotank County, North Carolina have declared a fourteen day hunger strike beginning October 1, releasing a list of grievances and declaring their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement outside the prison walls.
Around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, a guard at Chippewa Correctional Facility (URF) used a taser on a prisoner--according to Michigan Department of Correction (MDOC) spokesperson Chris Gautz, to break up a fight. Detroit Free Press reported that the tased prisoner
On September 8, the Oregon Department of Corrections announced the evacuation of nearly 3,000 prisoners from four facilities threatened by hazardous wildfire smoke conditions throughout the state. After the prisoners were returned to their home facilities, it now appears