Prison Imperialism

COVID IN COLD BLOOD: Massacre in La Modelo Prison, Colombia

  by James Patrick Jordan Colombian Armed Forces attacked prisoners on Sunday who were striking against filthy conditions and lack of protections against the COVID-19 coronavirus. Colombian agents killed at least 23 persons and wounded more than 90 at La Modelo prison in the capital city of Bogotá. This attack takes place in the context…

Saudi Arabia’s Jails and U.S. Prison Imperialism

by James Patrick Jordan Overview The United States government has deep ties with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s penal system, and with the entire Ministry of Interior, which oversees the kingdom’s police, courts, and jails. The American Correctional Association (ACA), a trade organization that collaborates and contracts with the US government, is likewise linked with…

NicaNotes: NSCAG debunks Amnesty claims about political prisoners

NSCAG debunks Amnesty claims about political prisoners NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 22 September 2018 By Louise Richards, Trade Union and Communications Coordinator The Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group (NSCAG) is based in the UK and has a long history of building trade union and broader solidarity with Nicaragua. In its latest attempt to demonise Nicaragua, Amnesty International…

Solidarity with the Striking Prisoners of Colombia and North America – No More Prison Imperialism!

Read the original Spanish Click HERE to add your name to this declaration! We, the People’s Human Rights Observatory (Observatorio de los Derechos Humanos), declare our solidarity with the worldwide resistance to prison imperialism and reject the expansion of the United States model of mass incarceration. Likewise, we express our support for the demands of…

Solidaridad con las Huelgistas en las Cárceles Colombianos y Norteamericanos – ¡No Más Imperialismo Carcelario!

¡Agrega su nombre a esta declaración! Desde el Observatorio de Derechos Humanos de los Pueblos declaramos nuestra solidaridad con la resistencia mundial al imperialismo carcelario y rechazamos la expansión del modelo estadounidense de encarcelamiento masivo. Asimismo, expresamos nuestro apoyo a las exigencias de los prisioneros del centro penitenciario La Tramacúa, Valledupar, Colombia, y los prisioneros…

Farhikhtegan Newspaper: Mostafa Afzalzadeh Interviews AfGJ on Prison Imperialism

Mostafa Afzalzadeh is an Iranian investigative journalist and filmmaker. He created a documentary film entitled Manufacturing Dissent: The Truth About Syria, as well as a documentary about the ‘99 percent Movement’ in the US, which was broadcast by the Iran’s National TV and won the first prize at Amar Film Festival. He interviewed AfGJ’s Nasim Chatha…

URGENT ACTION! Honduran Prison Guards Tear Gas Prisoners Demanding Water.

URGENT ACTION!  Update #5 – March 4, 2018 Honduran Prison Guards Tear Gas Prisoners Demanding Water. Political Prisoner Edwin Espinal on Day #2 of Hunger Strike Demanding to See Physician. Demand that the Red Cross Enter the Prison! On March 3rd, day #46 of his unjust incarceration, political prisoner Edwin Espinal began a hunger strike…

URGENT ACTION!  Honduran Prison Guards Tear Gas Prisoners Demanding Water – March 4, 2018

Honduran Prison Guards Tear Gas Prisoners Demanding Water. Political Prisoner Edwin Espinal on Day #2 of Hunger Strike Demanding to See Physician. Demand that the Red Cross Enter the Prison! On March 3rd, day #46 of his unjust incarceration, political prisoner Edwin Espinal began a hunger strike to demand that he and other prisoners be…