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2017

13

Jun

Attack on Guards and Escape From Transport Bus, Georgia

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.

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2010

09

Dec

Georgia 2010 Work Stoppages

December 9 -15, 2010: A multiracial group of prisoners participate in a coordinated work stoppage in at least six facilities and demand decent wages, better social services and respect for their civil liberties. After six days and brutal reprisals, including two prisoners Kelvin Stevenson and Miguel Jackson being beaten with hammers, the strike ends. It takes days for family members to learn if the prisoners survived the beating and months and a lawsuit for video and pictures of the incident to be released.

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