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Preface Prisons are closed environments that separate prisoners from society, and from public view.
unforseen effects 3 how “truth in sentencing” became law newly convicted prisoners age 50+ defining “geriatric” parole under the current system:
The San Quentin yard was full out a Band-Aid becomes a big deal when you are of geese sharing the space with flocks of prisoners.
One of the main cases of human rights violations was the brutal and humiliating transfer of political prisoners of Gohardasht Prison to Hall 10 which has led to an ongoing hunger strike.
• There was a sense among most participants that they did not ‘fit in’ with other prisoners.
A Die-In At Gilead’s Door This price-gouging--at least 100 times above the actual cost of production-has threatened death to prisoners, veterans and other poor and working people who cannot afford it, or whose insurers deny it due to its high cost.
Groups probed topics such as better prison orientation, improving access to the prisoners’ rights and responsibilities handbook, linguistic and disability accessibility in prisons, mandatory minimum sentencing laws, prison food and education opportunities, gendered disparities in pay and work opportunities for incarcerated people, and challenges around finding employment after release.
DESERT - DAY A group of about 20 PRISONERS (men, 30s-50s) swing pickaxes at boulders in the Desert.
The centre is designed as a multi role facility to replace the Belconnen Remand Centre and provide detention facilities so that prisoners who are currently held in New South Wales facilities may be held locally.
21% of male prisoners report having attempting suicide, according to Prison Reform Trust.
It will reform the death penalty procedure so that it costs the state less money and ensures the process is much shorter, so we have less prisoners sitting in death row for up to 20 years.
We heard a number of witnesses, some prisoners of war who had suffered incredible tortures in Communist Chinese prison camps.
D E C E M B E R AT THE CUSP Sunday Monday 1 Tuesday 2 3 4 10 11 5pm letter writing to prisoners 6pm antifracking assembly 8 Wednesday 9 5pm Magic the Gathering and other games 3pm antigentrification discussion 5pm letter writing to prisoners 18 24 25 1pm presentation on Mi'kmaq resistance to fracking 29 23 5pm Magic the 5pm letter Gathering and writing to other games prisoners 30 5 5pm movie night:
Requesting Books If you want to receive free books, you can request books from the Midwest Pages to Prisoners Project.
Disturbances at the prison in February resulted in injuries to eight guards and around 30 prisoners.