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Brandon Astor Jones – time is running out

An execution date of 2 February has been set. Please write to the State Board of Pardons and Paroles to appeal for clemency.

Filed in: Prisons United States

Prison store rip-offs

Brandon Astor Jones on getting a raw deal from money-driven jails.

Filed in: Human Rights Prisons United States

Why should quacks get to practise on prisoners?

Incompetent doctors should not be allowed to treat us, argues Brendon Astor Jones.

Filed in: Health Prisons United States

Prisons in Georgia are plantations

The old master and slave mentality is alive and kicking, writes Brandon Astor Jones.

Filed in: Prisons Race United States

Of friend and foe

Sustained by support from the outside, Brandon Astor Jones faces enemies daily within the prison walls.

Filed in: Prisons Race United States

Prison as a place of healing

Death Row inmate Brandon Astor Jones asks the world to wake up to an enlightened approach to incarceration in Norway.

Filed in: Human Rights Norway Prisons United States

Who are the real sociopaths in prison?

Look to the keepers, not the kept, says Brandon Astor Jones.

Filed in: Human Rights Prisons United States

We are prisoners, but we are human

A letter from death-row inmate Brandon Astor Jones complaining about demeaning treatment is still waiting for a response.

Filed in: Human Rights Prisons United States

Colombia’s smiley face hides torture and repression

Those who trade with Colombia should look at the plight of its political prisoners, writes Hannah Matthews.

Filed in: Colombia Human Rights Prisons Trade

‘Either I go home – or I go in a plastic bag’

Repressive tactics by the Israeli Prison Service are increasing as Palestinian political prisoners mark day 45 of their hunger strike.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Prisons

Hart Island, New York's secret graveyard

Gone but not forgotten - family members are campaigning for access to the city’s burial ground, reports Mischa Wilmers.

Filed in: Prisons United States

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