from AMW English 219 prisoners escaped from Moroto Prison on Wednesday after prisoners were exposed to coronavirus. One soldier was killed by prison rebels, who stormed an armory and seized over 15 weapons and ammunition. Only seven out of 219 prisoners who escaped from the prison in north-eastern Uganda have been recaptured. Two prisoners have […]
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 […]
Prisoners Riot at Brisbane’s Arthur Gorrie Correctional Center as Food and Medicine Delayed During Coronavirus Lockdown
from AMW English People locked up in a high security Queensland prison began rioting after staff struggled to deliver basic services, including meals and medication, amid a Coronavirus lockdown. Prisoners at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre in western Brisbane have not left their cells for days and have not been able to contact family or their […]
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 […]
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 […]