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Nationwide Prison Strike Begins in at Least Seventeen States

5 monthes ago   |   By MintPress News

Incarcerated people in at least seventeen states are expected to protest from August 21 to September 9 for “humane living conditions, access to rehabilitation, sentencing reform, and the end of modern day slavery.”
Organizers told Shadowproof their demands don't represent a full solution to the problems of incarceration. However, they are a guide to what needs to be addressed immediately. Prison strikers demand, in their own words:
Immediate improvements to conditions and policies that recognize humanity of men and women
Immediate end to prison slavery, paid prevailing wage in their state...
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