Georgia

Sexual assaults by staff at Stewart Detention Center: Shut it DOWN!

Lumpkin, Georgia On Saturday, Aug. 20, immigrant rights activists brought their outrage to the gates of the Stewart Detention Center,…

August 25, 2022

Women charge abuse at Georgia’s Stewart Detention Center

Atlanta July 17 — Once again, a privately-operated immigrant detention center in Georgia is the focus of abuse charges by…

July 20, 2022

Georgia prisons once again being ‘investigated’

Georgia prisons are perennially the subject of scathing investigative newspaper reports and legal filings charging “cruel and unusual punishment” by…

July 1, 2022

Black detainees targeted at Georgia detention center

Atlanta May 15 — Workers World reported on an April 16 solidarity demonstration that took place across the street from…

May 18, 2022

Workers take first bite out of the Apple in Georgia

Atlanta According to union organizers at the Cumberland Mall Apple store, the National Labor Relations Board has set June 1-3…

May 16, 2022

Painters’ union charges wage theft on Georgia campus

Kennesaw, Georgia Kennesaw State University students, faculty and staff; AFL-CIO representatives; elected officials; a delegation from the Georgia Latino Alliance…

May 2, 2022

Folkston detainees, immigrant rights activists chant together

Folkston, Georgia April 16 – Multiple organizations forming the Coalition to Shut Down ICE in Georgia have been giving special…

April 22, 2022

Georgia rally demands: ‘No prisons for profit!’

Atlanta March 3 — Immigrant rights groups and other social justice organizations responded to a call from the Detention Watch…

March 9, 2022

“Sleep-in” challenges Georgia benefit cuts 

Atlanta Unemployed workers pitched tents in front of the Georgia Department of Labor June 24 in downtown Atlanta in preparation…

July 2, 2021

Atlanta: ‘No Pride in Detention’

Members of several trans and Latinx organizations assembled at the Atlanta ICE headquarters June 15 to declare “No Pride in…

June 22, 2021