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Monia Mazigh | The Ontario Provincial Police recently announced they will not charge the alleged killers of Soleiman Faqiri, who was beaten to death by at least six prison guards.
Columnists
Central East Correctional Centre at Lindsay, Ontario. Image: P199/Wikimedia Commons
Monia Mazigh | The carceral system in Canada is filled with tragic cases of racialized prisoners with mental health conditions requiring urgent care but for whom the system led to injury or death.
Columnists
Maximum security cell block in Kingston Penitentiary. Image: Boardhead/Wikimedia Commons
Karly Wilson, Pro Bono | Mass incarceration of Indigenous persons, incarceration of people with mental illness, and overuse of solitary confinement are just some of the issues plaguing Canada's prison system today.
Blog
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Brent Patterson | The Crown corporation has $5.9 million in stock in the private prisons that hold tens of thousands of detained immigrants in the United States.
Blog
Sophia Reuss | A federal court overruled the government's approval of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline, the U.S. prison strike spreads to Canada, and Doug Ford wages war on the poor.
Blog
The Prison for Women in Kingston was opened in 1934 and closed in 2000. Wikimedia photo by Actionhamster.
Brent Patterson | The historic call to close prisons interconnects with movement demands against racism, colonialism and corporate power.
Podcast
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Victoria Fenner | As 2017 draws to a close, some words of wisdom in difficult times from a trio of seasoned activists -- Chris Hedges, Angela Davis and Gerry Caplan.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Thousands of prisoners will be moved out of solitary confinement in California, thanks to a landmark legal settlement announced this week.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | International human rights groups say extended solitary confinement amounts to torture. Yet there are as many as 1800 people in solitary confinement in federal or provincial prisons.
Podcast
International Week For Anarchist Prisoners
Dan Kellar | An interview with Tammy, who is helping to organize the International Week for Anarchist Prisoners from August 23 to 30 with events being held at "The Tower" social space in Hamilton, Ontario.
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Amy Goodman | Solitary confinement is torture, and it is used routinely in jails, prisons and immigration detention facilities across the United States.
Podcast
Dan Kellar, [email protected] Radio, Rachel Avery | Canadian born Deepan Budlakoti has faced targeting by Harper's racist government for deportation to India, a country where he has never lived and does not hold citizenship.