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Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Check out these links to political prisoner & prison struggles

Prisoner Hunger Strike at Menard Correctional Center in Illinois.
On January 15, 2014, prisoners in the High Security Unit at Menard Correctional Center in Illinois began a hunger strike to protest the conditions of their solitary confinement.

To hear an interview with Attorney Staughton Lynd, who has been in communication with members of the group of striking priso ns click here.

Bonnie Kerness of the Prison Watch Project on the History of Solitary Confinement in the U.S. and the Dallas 6 Case.
Longtime prison activist Bonnie Kerness of the American Friends Service Committee's Prison Watch Project explains some aspects of the political history of solitary confinement in the United States from its uses on Native American nations in the early history of this country and radical activists in the 1960s and 70s to its uses today on prisoner-activists like members of the Dallas 6.

To hear the interview with Bonnie Kerness, click here.

On Hacktivist and Former Anonymous Member, Jeremy Hammond: An Interview with Bria Grace About the Case.
On November 15, former Anonymous member Jeremy Hammond was sentenced to 10 years in prison without the possibility of parole for having violated one count of the Computer Fraud and Abus e Act.
We speak with his friend and member of the Jeremy Hammond Defense Committee, Bria Grace, about the case and her friendship with Hammond.
To hear the interview with Bria Grace, click here.



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