Pittsburgh: ACJ Inmates Set Fire in Protest of Lack of Medical Care

By Blake Garrison On April 23, inmates in the solitary confinement unit at Allegheny County Jail (ACJ), notorious for its inhumane conditions, started multiple fires in protest of lack of medical care and the withholding of inmates’ medications. Representatives of the county and the jail tried to sweep the political nature of the act under the rug, leaving out the inmates’ grievances in public confirmations … Continue reading Pittsburgh: ACJ Inmates Set Fire in Protest of Lack of Medical Care

St. Louis: ‘We Want Court Dates!’ Inmates at City Justice Center Rebel Once Again

Photo credit: Colter Peterson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP By Ed Dalton Two months after a fierce uprising broke out at the St. Louis City Justice Center (CJC), inmates have once again revolted against the inhuman conditions and sluggish legal proceedings that have kept inmates languishing in state custody without court dates. Inmates have continued to press their grievances, including the gross mishandling of health protocols … Continue reading St. Louis: ‘We Want Court Dates!’ Inmates at City Justice Center Rebel Once Again