by Lena Mercer, Perilous Chronicle The newest disaster inside Oregon prisons is raging from the outside in. As one of the most severe fire seasons attacks the West coast, prisoners across Oregon are being shuffled into sub-standard conditions and possible COVID-19 exposure as Governor Brown continues to deny releases. The COVID-19 pandemic is slow moving […]
He died of prostate and bone cancer, said his daughter, Yvonne Orr-El, who was among a handful of speakers at a news conference during which she and others alleged that he did not receive medical treatment in prison for 18 months after first noticing symptoms.
“Had my father received the treatment he needed, the healthy, strong, smiling, humorous, sarcastic man that I called my father would still be here today,” Orr-El, of Chicago, said standing in front of a MOVE-owned home in the 4500 block of Kingsessing Avenue.
EF!J Editorial Note: Approaching June 11, the International Day of Solidarity with Eco-Prisoners (also known as the International Day of Solidarity with Marius Mason & All Long-Term Anarchist Prisoners), we have seen some of the largest organized prisoner release efforts because of the mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic by governments worldwide. There have been international […]
by EF!J Editors Mazzie and Raven Photo by Fibonacci Blue on Flickr As vigils are planned nationwide, we would like to acknowledge some of the additional people who have been killed by cops over the past few weeks during the protests for the murder of George Floyd. Those people are David McAtee, Chris Beaty, Italia […]
by Hunter Walker / Yahoo! News Advocacy organizations have filed complaints against Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facilities in Florida and California, claiming that migrants being held there are suffering severe side effects from disinfectant sprays being used to combat the coronavirus. One of the complaints was sent by Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice and […]
from Support Marius Mason Marius has been in federal prison for 11 years of a nearly 22-year sentence. He was sentenced for acts of property damage carried out in defense of the planet, and is now housed at the Danbury FCI in Connecticut. May 17 COVID 19 update: As of this writing, Marius has been […]
from It’s Going Down On May 1st a group of outraged neighbors, abolitionists and other rabble-rousers came together to storm the gates and occupy a child detention center run by Heartland Alliance in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. The child prison is currently under renovations and is temporarily unoccupied. According to the local news, “More than […]
Michael Giron, “Little Feather,” is a Water Protector from the Coastal Band of the Chumash Nation. He was charged with Civil Disorder and use of fire to commit a federal felony offense, arising from events of October 27, 2016 at Standing Rock. On May 30, 2018 he was sentenced to 36 months for civil disorder. […]
At 5am EST on April 17th 2020, a person locked themself to two concrete barrels in front of the mansion of Florida Governor Ron Desantis. The demands are the same as they have been for the past month: all incarcerated people must be immediately released during the covid19 pandemic, and in the mean time they must be given protective and sanitation supplies, and free and full access to communication.