Two years into the pandemic, prisons are still using torturous conditions over depopulating prisons to stop the spread.
“The Sentences That Create Us” is a how-to-write manual pitched perfectly for incarcerated people who want to write.
“These folks inside have had enough,” says organizer Brooke Terpsta.
At its worst, the First Step Act further reinforces the discriminatory nature of the U.S. criminal legal system.
Thousands of people were forced to consume arsenic-laced water for years at Kern Valley State Prison.
Donald Grant and Matthew Reeves were executed after failing to “choose” their own method of death, activists say.
Guardian RFID has found a way not only to further surveil people behind bars, but also to profit from it.
Amid a pandemic, the conditions at youth prisons have become all the more inhumane.
Aside from a 2021 moratorium on federal executions, the Biden administration hasn’t taken any steps to end the practice.
I’ve fought to close Guantánamo for 16 years. It should never have opened.