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Hunger Strikes, Solitary Confinement, and the United Nations Day In Support of Victims

Today marks the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.  It also marks the 12th day of a hunger strike in Georgia prisons to protest the beatings, retaliation, and torture that came as a reaction to the … Continue reading

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Dying for Human Rights: Prisoners Begin Hunger Strike Tomorrow

What exactly is a hunger strike?  It is when someone, or a group of people, will choose death over their current living conditions.  But not an unknown pointless death; instead, they will commit a long, grueling, public death designed to … Continue reading

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Community Coalition Enters Georgia Prison!

Our friends at Black Agenda Report are the first to break the amazing story of community members meeting with Georgia’s Corrections officials and being given access to the Inside of a prison. As one Unprison activist clearly states: “We understand … Continue reading

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Sign the Petition of Solidarity with Georgia Prisoners

A Moment for Movement-Building: Statement of Solidarity with Georgia Prisoner Strike Sign the Petition Now! On December 9, 2010, thousands of prisoners in at least six Georgia state prisons initiated the largest prisoner strike in U.S. history, uniting across racial … Continue reading

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