Posts Tagged ‘prisons’

The genocide in Israeli prisons

Israel’s genocidal war on Palestinians since last October has extended beyond the daily mass death, displacement, and starvation of the civilian population in the Gaza Strip. Behind the bars of Israeli prisons, Israel has been waging war against Palestinian prisoners, creating conditions that make the continuation of human life impossible. The effects of this brutal […]

Palestinians sexually assaulted, beaten in Israeli prisons: UN report

March 6, 2024 By Al Mayadeen English Palestinian women at a rally by pro-Palestinian activists to demand a ceasefire in Gaza, at Bourj al-Barajneh Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, Dec. 11, 2023. (AP) Source: News websites The newly released UNRWA report illustrates a graphic picture of the violence and sexual abuse subjected upon Palestinian […]

Reports of harsh conditions and abuse in Israeli security prisons where Palestinians are being held for social media posts

Yesterday, I finished my dispatch with hopeful words. The ordeal of the two Palestinian activists, 28-year-old ‘Assaf and 24-year-old Ran, who were detained on Sunday, November 12, suspected of painting graffiti in solidarity with Gaza’s people in Haifa, seemed to be coming to a happy end. The state prosecution examined the contents of the graffiti […]

Biden warns schools should not be ‘turned into prisons’

Biden warns schools should not be ‘turned into prisons’ lead image Source

Ramadan Deal Sees More Than 350 Yemenis Liberated from Saudi Prisons

 April 15, 2023 A flight carrying Yemeni detainees from Saudi Arabia on Saturday heading for Yemen’s capital Sanaa has arrived as part of a large-scale, multi-day exchange that comes as peace talks have raised hopes for an end to Yemen’s eight-year-old war. On Friday, 318 prisoners were transported on four flights between government-controlled Aden and the […]

California’s Trans Law Makes Prisons “Unsafe” For Women: ​​Former Inmate

A new California law, allowing men who identify as female to be housed in women’s prisons, is wreaking havoc within the women’s prison system. Source

Venezuela Empties Prisons And Sends Criminals To Texas Border Where Bexar County “sheriff” F##K Texicans Salazar Helps Then Over run Texas

Bexar County “sheriff” F##K Texaicans Salazar elected to protect the folks of Texas country from Criminals, spends tax payer funds and his time trying to overrun Bexar Country with Mexico and Venezuelan criminals Treason is when one in an official capacity betrays the trust of those they are elected to serve by working against those […]

Lebanon prisons 300% overcrowded, 75% inmates not convicted

Lebanese Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi has revealed that his country’s prisoners are overcrowded by 300 per cent, and 75 per cent of inmates are not convicted, Anadolu Agency reported on Friday. “We demand a reduction in all penalties, and we are studying the proposal from a legal point of view with the Minister of Justice […]

Medical neglect kills Palestinian man detained in occupation prisons

September 3, 2022 By Al Mayadeen English  Source: Agencies + Al Mayadeen English 40-year-old prisoner Moussa Abu Mahamid was martyred in the “Assaf Harofeh” hospital as a result of the occupation’s policy of medical negligence, reveals the Palestinian Prisoners Information Office. Mousa Abu Mahamid was killed by Israeli medical neglect. The Palestinian Prisoners Information Office announced […]

Medical neglect kills Palestinian man detained in occupation prisons

September 3, 2022 By Al Mayadeen English  Source: Agencies + Al Mayadeen English 40-year-old prisoner Moussa Abu Mahamid was martyred in the “Assaf Harofeh” hospital as a result of the occupation’s policy of medical negligence, reveals the Palestinian Prisoners Information Office. Mousa Abu Mahamid was killed by Israeli medical neglect. The Palestinian Prisoners Information Office announced […]

Guard Describes How Chinese Prisons Operate During Pandemic

Although China has been plagued by shutdowns and lockdowns over the past two years, many Chinese prisons have been operating business-as-usual, a prison guard has said. The guard—Wang Liang (alias)—told The Epoch Times on July 16 how this is possible. “We follow a 14-14-14 schedule,” said Wang, who works at a prison in a small […]

Right Wing Bonus Tracks: We’re Gonna Need More Prisons

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Israeli Prisons Brutally Abuse Palestinian Women Leading To Violent Escalation

Israeli prison authorities launched a brutal assault on 32 Palestinian female political prisoners. The incidents over the past weekend, featured Israeli guards beating female prisoners, pepper spraying them, removing their hijabs and pulling their hair — even knocking one woman unconscious. According to The Prisoner Club, a representative organisation for Palestinian political prisoners, three female […]

‘A humanitarian crisis’: Why Alabama could lose control of its dangerous prisons

A slow-moving threat from the feds It was around 2012 when Joyce Vance, then the U.S. attorney based in Birmingham, had been reading news reports about the rise of killings inside Alabama prisons. What she saw alarmed her — so much so she brought her observations to higher ups inside the Department of Justice and […]

State of emergency declared in Ecuador’s prisons after 116 die in riot

Officials said at least five of the dead in the riot at Litoral penitentiary in Guayaquil were beheaded. A state of emergency has been declared in Ecuador’s prison system, after more than 100 people died in a battle among gang members in a coastal prison. The country’s president Guillermo Lasso declared the emergency on Wednesday, […]

Covid Funds Spent On Police And Prisons

The health and financial impacts of the covid pandemic have been enormous. More than 42 million people have been infected and 679,000 have died in this country. Individuals, businesses and every level of government have suffered as they lost income and revenue. Many workers are unemployed and certain sectors of the economy still suffer disproportionately. […]

Breaking Out of “Israeli” Prisons Is Not A Rarity!

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Donald Trump: Countries ‘Emptying Their Prisons’ into U.S. Thanks to Biden’s Open Border

Former President Donald Trump blasted President Joe Biden on Saturday for leaving the nation’s southern border “wide open.” Trump said during his rally in Cullman, Alabama: In a matter of mere months, Biden has thrown our southern border wide open. When I left office, we handed the new administration the most secure border in U.S. history […]

Scheer Intelligence: Prisons Enable America’s Obscene Wealth

Above photo: Eddie Conway. J.M. Giordano/City Paper. On this week’s “Scheer Intelligence,” prisoner-turned-journalist Eddie Conway talks about how the immorally cheap labor of those caught in the prison industrial complex is the shame of the U.S. economy. The story of Marshall “Eddie” Conway, a military veteran and former Black Panther who was imprisoned for 43 […]

Rather Than Pay Fairer Wages, Businesses Look To Prisons

[embedded content] Above Photo: Inmates provided by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office fill sandbags for distribution to local residents at Mitchell Ellington Park in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Isaias. The storm is forecast to approach the coast of Florida as a Category 1 storm and then parallel the Atlantic coast as it moves […]

Transgender Prisons: Inmate Reported Pregnant After California Law Allows Men Housed with Women

Radical feminist group Women’s Liberation Front (WoLF) reported on Twitter this week “at least one woman, possibly more,” has become pregnant in the wake of a new California law that forces women in prisons to be housed with men claiming to identify as women. California law forcing women prisoners to be housed with biological males […]

New novel tells story of a disease inspector helping Jews in Nazi prisons

 Every time I finish reviewing a book about the Holocaust, I resolve, “Never again.” I will not relive, at least in my imagination, the horrors of the ultimate Jewish – or human – nightmare, ever again. And then some publisher throws a book through the transom. Maybe it’s my ever-growing senility, perhaps I’m a secret […]

Smart Cities: Digital Prisons of The Great Reset

The push for a “Smart City” future is being engineered by international organizations like the World Economic Forum, the architects of The Great Reset. (This is part 2 of our Smart Cities investigation. Please read part 1, UNDERSTANDING THE DANGERS OF INNOVATION ZONES AND SMART CITIES, to better understand the dangers of Smart Cities and […]

Prisons Prime Testing Ground For Dehumanizing Hi-Tech ‘Advances’

Prisons Prime Testing Ground For Dehumanizing Hi-Tech ‘Advances’ Above photo: Anthony Plant reads from a tablet at his bunk at the New Hampshire State Prison for Men, in Concord, N.H. Charles Krupa | AP. A new form of exploitation, known as “stakeholder capitalism,” is already being tested in many places around the world. Prisons are […]

Joe Biden Ending Contracts with Private Prisons Holding Foreign Convicts

President Joe Biden is reinstating an Obama era-policy to phase out the Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) contracts with a handful of privately-managed prisons that almost entirely hold foreign nationals convicted of federal crimes. Billed as a “racial equity” initiative by the White House, Biden will ask the BOP not to renew their contracts with 11 […]

COVID cases peak in Israeli prisons as minister refuses to vaccinate inmates

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Hunger Strikes At Three New Jersey Prisons

Above photo: Cars that drove by Bergen County jail honked their horns in support of protesters and detainees on Dec. 1. Rowaida Abdelaziz. The filthy conditions, indefinite incarceration and escalating COVID infections have touched off desperate hunger strikes at three New Jersey county jails. Each  jail operates as a prison-for-profit, renting space at $120 a […]

U.K. Judge Rules American Prisons “Too Inhumane” to Extradite Imprisoned Journalist Assange

Julian Assange Can’t Be Extradited to US, UK Judge RulesPosted: 04 Jan 2021 05:09 AM PSTIn a historic ruling that some say could help protect press freedoms in the US, a British judge has ruled that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can’t be extradited to the US.The New York Times described the ruling as “…a major victory against the […]

Alabama Prisons Are On Strike

Above photo: From Occupied Muscogee Creek / Cherokee / Yuchi / Choctaw / Shawnee / Chickasaw land – As of Jan. 1, 2021, incarcerated workers in Alabama’s odious prison system are on strike!  Led by the Free Alabama Movement, incarcerated workers throughout the state of Alabama have put down their work tools and refused […]

Prisons And Jails Are COVID-19 Super-Spreaders

By Marc Norton, Popular Resistance. January 1, 2021 Above photo: March, 2020. A prisoner at California State Prison, Los Angeles County, shown, tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times. Give Prisoners the Vaccine Now. Inmates in federal prisons, state prisons and local jails should be in the first cohort of […]

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