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Extreme Isolation of Gang Leaders in Prisons is Un-Constitutional and Amounts to Torture (tags)
The extreme isolation and sadism endured by certain prisoners is a violation of the U.S. Constitution and amounts to torture. No matter what crime someone has committed the prisoner must not be subjected to cruel and unusual punishment. The treatment given to Thomas Silverstein is a long term torture designed to drive him insane.
Lucasville Five Hunger Strike Begins --An interview with author Staughton Lynd (tags)
The Lucasville Five are now back in the news with an announcement last week that four of the five will be participating in a simultaneous “rolling hunger strike,” beginning today, January 3. They are using the hunger strike to protest their convictions (having always maintained their innocence) as well as their living situation, which is more restrictive than for most prisoners on Ohio’s death row.
PRISON RIOT:VIOLENCE BETWEEN RAZA AND AFRICAN PRISONERS AT CALIFORNIA STATE PRISON (tags)
Statement From The Chicano Mexicano Prison Project
A federal prosecutor recused himself from the Carona probe. Why? (tags)
But here's a nagging question: Did Gross' recusal give him a free pass to lobby Mike Carona for help in Gross' pursuit of a seat on the superior-court bench?
Secret NSA surveillance (tags)
There seems to be alot of buzz in the media on how Bush authorized the use of illegal NSA wire-taps and surveillance for domestic spying to stop terrorism. I thought I'd write an article summarizing how this was used in my case while running a political web site and direct action network
Asheville Global Report interviews Sherman Austin (tags)
sherman austin served one year in federal prison after he was charged with "distribution" of explosives information. The website that he founded, Raisethefist.com, didn't contain any information on explosives — a link from his site to another website contained the information, the distribution of which austin was prosecuted for. Since his release in September 2004, he has been serving three years probation.
secret NSA surveillance and the case of Sherman Austin from Raisethefist.com (tags)
Former political prisoner and former webmaster of Raisethefist.com , Sherman Austin talks about NSA wire-taps and FBI “anti-terrorism” surveillance used against him shortly after 9/11.
Hammerskin Nation member arrested (tags)
Members of the white supremacist organization have been tied to hate crimes in Texas, Arizona, Massachusetts and California over the last 10 years
The Persecution of Sherman Austin (tags)
Solidarity with Harold H. Thompson (tags)
The Anarchist prisoner Harold H. Thompson has been struck a very serious blow on his fight for prisoners rights and can't go on with it. Here's the whole info: