Wednesday, July 24, 2024

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UN report exposes alarming U.S. human rights violations, urges immediate reforms

"Systemic racism and injustice": UN slams U.S. for widespread human rights breaches.

I spent 16 months in solitary confinement and now I’m fighting...

"The need for reform is urgent. Because putting people in dehumanizing situations pushes them to do dehumanizing things."

Let’s End Torture in U.S. Prisons

Survivors call solitary confinement “living death.”

VIDEO: After Mass Hunger Strikes and Lawsuits, Prisoners Force California to...

A legal settlement that may have major implications in prisons nationwide has claimed victory for prisoners' rights. California has agreed to greatly reduce the use of solitary confinement.

From Solitary to the Street: Coping with Freedom After Years in...

Approximately 80,000 prisoners are currently in solitary confinement, some being held in isolation for years. Thousands of prisoners are being released from solitary confinement directly back into communities without help with coping with this major transition.

Kalief Browder, Albert Woodfox and the Torture of Solitary Confinement

There are an estimated 80,000-100,000 prisoners held in some form of solitary confinement in the United States. The United Nations says the practice often amounts to torture. It is cruel and unusual punishment, and must be abolished, once and for all.

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Hundreds, including rabbis, detained while protesting U.S. support for Israel’s Gaza offensive and Netanyahu’s upcoming address to Congress.

Sanders urges Harris to champion working-class agenda amid 2024 campaign

As labor unions and advocacy groups rally around Vice President Harris, Senator Sanders emphasizes the need for a strong working-class focus in her 2024 campaign.

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Trumpism is not a slippery slope but a mountain avalanche on steroids.

Biden-Harris administration’s bold plan to phase out single-use plastics across federal agencies

The Biden-Harris administration has announced significant commitments to eliminate single-use plastics from federal operations by 2035, with interim goals set for 2027, marking a crucial step in tackling the plastic pollution crisis.