Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Georgia Prisoners on Strike?!

Revolution by the Book : The AK Press Blog:

"In today’s installment of “what the media doesn’t tell you,” has everyone been following what’s going on in Georgia where thousands of prisoners—thousands—went on strike last Thursday in over a half dozen of the state’s prisons and penitentiaries to protest their treatment and demand their human rights. From the small drips and drabs of information leaking out, it appears that many of the prisons are still on lockdown, and many of the prisoners participating in the strike are suffering violent retribution for their peaceful protest.

Here’s a bit of text from the press release issued by former Panther Party chairperson Elaine Brown, who serves as the primary contact and advisor on the outside for the strike organizers:"