For the second time this year, prisoners at the City Justice Center in Downtown St. Louis, MO have staged a protest demanding their rights. On Sunday night, prisoners smashed through the glass of street-facing windows and threw flaming debris to the street below.
Chronicled in this special report are the 42 prisoners who, as of press time, had died of COVID-19 while serving time in Oregon state prisons. All were men. Some, serving long sentences, would have died in prison whether they contracted the virus or not. But many would have
Steve Martinez, a North Dakota activist who participated in the protests at Standing Rock, was taken into custody Wednesday after refusing to testify during his appearance before a federal grand jury in Bismark, North Dakota. Martinez is being held in the Burleigh County
On February 3, Standing Rock protester Steve Martinez appeared before a grand jury in North Dakota. The US Attorney's Office had subpoenaed Steve in an ongoing investigation into a 2016 incident in which another protester, Sophia Wilansky, was gravely injured. After refusing
A North Dakota activist was released yesterday after nearly 3 weeks in jail for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury. Steve Martinez, an Indigenous and Chicano activist who participated in the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) on the Standing
By Gabbriel Schivone and Abby Stadnyk A former Saskatoon correctional prison guard is breaking ranks to speak out against the injustices he says he witnessed inside the provincial prison system during his 22-year tenure. Through his Youtube channel, Making Corrections,
Prisoners at Two Rivers CI are sounding the alarm as a deadly COVID-19 outbreak has spread throughout the facility. Negligent prison staff, and crumbling infrastructure are leading to unnecessary deaths and a public health crisis on the inside, prisoners say.
Remembering Anarchist Prisoner Brian McCarvill, who died of COVID-19 in Prison on his 68th Birthday.
by Abby Stadnyk On Monday, prisoners at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre (SCC) and the Pine Grove Correctional Centre (PGCC) in Saskatchewan, Canada went on hunger strike, engaging in a self-described “peaceful protest” against the deplorable conditions and government
By Lena Mercer On Saturday December 12 between 30 and 40 prisoners housed at Airway Heights Correctional Center in Washington. banded together to refuse an internal transfer that they understood would endanger them and others. COVID-19 positive infections inside Airway