Prisons: tear them down

U.S. illegally extradites Venezuelan diplomat from Cabo Verde to the U.S.

The Free Alex Saab Committee issued the following news release October 18. For further information see https://afgj.org/free-alex-saab. The Venezuelan diplomat…

October 18, 2021

International tribunal of legal experts to judge U.S. human rights abuses against Black, Brown and Indigenous Peoples, Oct. 22-25

The following is lightly edited from a press release issued by the tribunal: In the Spirit of Mandela, an unprecedented…

October 18, 2021

Free Leonard Peltier and all Native prisoners!

During the era of colonial theft and conquest, North America became a proving ground for European imperialists. This was where…

October 13, 2021

‘Inhumane conditions’ – Ex-jail director faces jail

Cleveland Former Cuyahoga County Jail Director Ken Mills was sentenced to nine months in prison Oct. 8, after a three-week…

October 13, 2021

78th birthday of Imam Jamil Al-Amin

The 78th birthday of political prisoner Imam Jamil Al-Amin (formerly known as the Black militant activist, H. Rap Brown) was…

October 11, 2021

Attica: Class exploitation sparks prison rebellion

These remarks were given Sept. 29 during a webinar,“Attica Prison Rebellion: Past to Present,” sponsored by the Dallas Chapter of…

October 6, 2021

Activists call for end to ‘death by incarceration’

A movement of Pennsylvania activists are working to end the state’s policy of sentencing incarcerated people to life without the…

October 4, 2021

United Electrical Workers:
First-ever national U.S. union supports defunding police

— at the United Electrical Workers’ 77th convention Hundreds of workers from across the country attended the United Electrical Workers’…

September 29, 2021

Chuck Africa – Rest in power!

After a four-year struggle with cancer, Charles “Chuck” Sims Africa of the MOVE 9 died on Sept. 20. Sims, 61,…

September 28, 2021

‘Tear Down the Walls! Free Them All!’

The following are excerpts given at a Sept. 19 “Shut Down Fayette” rally in front of Eastern State Penitentiary in…

September 24, 2021