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
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
This week, we cover the prison evacuations in Oregon as wildfires tear through the state and down the coast. On Tuesday, September 8, the ODOC announced on Facebook that it had evacuated 1,450 prisoners from Mill Creek, Santiam and Oregon State correctional institutions
Summary Welcome back to the Perilous Podcast, a news and oral history project featuring original interviews with prisoners and detainees who have participated in or witnessed protests, uprisings and other forms of unrest behind bars. We also gather analysis and insight from