Losing lives while gaining profit: 4 deaths in 2 months is business as usual for CCA prison


Via San Francisco Bay View by Anthony Robinson Jr.   “It should never be easy for them to destroy us.” … Continue reading Losing lives while gaining profit: 4 deaths in 2 months is business as usual for CCA prison

How the Government Put Tens of Thousands of People at Risk of a Deadly Disease


If it killed politicians instead of prisoners, this illness would be national enemy No. 1. —By David Ferry   Sika … Continue reading How the Government Put Tens of Thousands of People at Risk of a Deadly Disease

Horrifying Video: Prison Guards Callously Laugh as Mentally Ill Man Dies in Front of Them


By Cassandra Rules of The Free Thought Project Heartbreaking enough, this is not some historic footage of a Nazi death camp. This … Continue reading Horrifying Video: Prison Guards Callously Laugh as Mentally Ill Man Dies in Front of Them

DOJ: NYC jail routinely violates rights of teen inmates


  BY JONATHAN ALLEN The New York City Department of Correction has routinely violated the constitutional rights of male teenagers … Continue reading DOJ: NYC jail routinely violates rights of teen inmates

Videos Show Brutal Treatment of Prisoners with Mental Illness


By Lisa Dawson/Solitary Watch   Recently obtained videos which have been exposed to the public show corrections officers using extreme force … Continue reading Videos Show Brutal Treatment of Prisoners with Mental Illness

No answers 2 years later in Florida inmate’s death; guards paid $700,000 to do nothing


Nearly two years after Miami man Frank Smith died in a clash with guards at Union Correctional, the investigation continues … Continue reading No answers 2 years later in Florida inmate’s death; guards paid $700,000 to do nothing

‘Toxic mix of problems’ used to describe Alabama state prisons


In Alabama, prisoners are being stabbed in their cells while sleeping because cell doors don’t lock. Overcrowding, under funding, wardens … Continue reading ‘Toxic mix of problems’ used to describe Alabama state prisons