August, 2018 (exact dates uncertain): Jailhouse Lawyers Speak declare active boycotts and work stoppages at multiple facilities in Georgia, but state that "strike numbers are not yet strong enough to shut down a prison". A spokesperson for JLS reminds reporters of the brutal
January 30, 2018: Approximately eight inmates started a hunger strike in response to a number of grievances. These included lack of access to recreation time, food issues, sanitation issues, and lack of access to property.
June 13, 2017: Two inmates escaped from a transport bus after overpowering a guard and using his gun to fatally shoot both prison guards on the bus.
June 10-July 18, 2012: Ten inmates initiated a hunger strike in response to a number of grievances. These included poor medical care, visitation issues, lack of phone calls and exercise, and access to commissary.