UPDATE – 8:30 PM ET From Occupy Chicago’s rally: Fred Hampton Jr., son of Fred Hampton,who was a Black Panther assassinated by the FBI and the Chicago police over forty years ago. UPDATE – 7:05 PM ET March left San Quentin prison some time ago. Now, reading reports that police gave many who drove to the [...]
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday February 20, 2012 3:29 pm|
|By: Jeff Kaye Saturday July 16, 2011 5:31 pm|
While many articles on the hunger strike protest of Supermax prisoners at California’s Pelican Bay prison have rightly emphasized the conditions of torture that arise from a regime of long-term solitary confinement, another object of the strikers is to end the hated “debriefing” system, by which prisoners cannot escape their conditions unless they “snitch, parole, or die.” The “debriefing” regime is eerily similar to that experienced by so-called unlawful detainees at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay.