On July 13, more than 20 prisoners at the David Wade Correctional Center in Northern Louisiana started a hunger strike to protest their confinement under conditions they say are akin to torture.
Forty detainees at the Moose Lake Correctional facility in Minnesota began a hunger strike on July 4. This is the second hunger strike this year at the facility where detainees and advocates claim the Minnesota Sex Offendor Progam (MSOP) is unconstitutionally detaining
On July 1, prisoners at seven institutions across Canada engaged in a coordinated one-day solidarity fast in honour of Indigenous children who died in the custody of the Indian Residential School system, a carceral apparatus of church and state designed to “kill the Indian
A hunger strike by prisoners in Pennsylvania came to an official end on Sunday, July 4 after 10 days on strike. 12 people housed in SCI Phoenix, a state correctional institution in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania initiated the hunger strike.
Prisoners at six prisons in Canada have announced a coordinated hunger strike on July 1, Canada Day. The strike was organized in response to the recent recovery of over a thousand unmarked graves at residential school sites across the country.
Prisoner justice advocate. Word warrior. Relative, friend, and comrade. Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and a member of the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation, Mr. Cory Charles Cardinal (a.k.a. Cardinalis) died of a drug overdose on June 9, 2021 at the age of 38. His tireless work on
On June 23, 20-30 prisoners at SCI Phoenix, a 3,800 bed state prison facility near Philadelphia, began a hunger strike. The strikers are protesting against the use of an Intensive Management Unit (IMU), or segregation unit, inside the facility.
On May 23, a COVID-19 outbreak was declared at Pine Grove Correctional Centre, a provincial jail for women in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada, with 12 cases (7 prisoners and 5 staff) documented on May 27. The outbreak comes after a year of consistent resistance on the
Documents newly obtained by Perilous demonstrate an effort on the part of the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) to surveil and compile intelligence on protestors fighting for an end to police violence and racism in Tucson.
For years, Washington's only immigration detention facility, the NWDC has amassed considerable criticism on its operations.