US prisons
Leonard Peltier denied parole

Longest-held political prisoner in United States and Indigenous freedom fighter continues to maintain innocence

NUMSA welcomes message of support from US political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal

The South African metalworkers’ union continues to urge US Judge Lucretia Clemmons to release Mumia Abu-Jamal who has been in prison for over four decades

Puerto Rican prisoner of conscience, Ana Belén Montes, to be released

Belen Montes, former US intelligence analyst who used her position to alleviate the blockade and attacks against Cuba, is set to be released from US prison

US political prisoner Mutulu Shakur granted parole

After over 36 years in prison, movement elder, political prisoner, and revolutionary health worker Mutulu Shakur has been granted parole with less than six months to live

US private prison industry: Profiting from exploitation and suffering

Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News talks about the high rates of incarceration in the US and the role of the private prison sector in intensifying the crisis

Alabama prisoners organize a system-wide shut down

On September 26 Alabama prison officials made a rare admission: prisoners had initiated work stoppages at every single major correctional facility in the state.

Daily Round-up | Protests erupt in Haiti over fuel price rise & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of protests in Haiti, Cuba’s enshrining the family code into law, a hunger strike by prisoners in Alabama, and the latest anti-immigrant proposals in the UK

US political prisoner Mutulu Shakur has six months to live. Will courts finally grant compassionate release?

Renowned revolutionary leader and health worker Mutulu Shakur has spent over three decades in prison. As his cancer worsens, activists are demanding his release.

Fighting for his life: An interview with Prakash Churaman

Prakash Churaman grew up behind bars after being accused of a crime he didn’t commit, now he’s fighting for his freedom