Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Inmates at multiple Alabama prisons go on strike in protest against system, conditions

Inmates at multiple Alabama prisons are refusing to perform their assigned work duties in what they describe as a coordinated act of civil disobedience.

The strike began Sunday as an attempt to deal a severe enough financial blow to the prison system to force authorities to make a wide range of reforms, according to an advocacy group and an inmate participating in the strike.

More:  http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2016/05/inmates_at_multiple_alabama_pr.html

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