Inmate Labor Organizer on Hunger Strike After Being Moved to One of Alabama's 'Most Notorious' Prisons

On Friday, Robert Earl Council, a.k.a. Kinetic Justice, a leader in the national prison labor movement, who is currently incarcerated in Alabama, was transferred from Holman Correctional Facility—just one day before he was scheduled to meet with an advocate from the Southern Poverty Law Center. He has since been…

Government Says Allowing Chelsea Manning to Grow Her Hair Would Be a 'Significant Security Risk'

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Department of Justice are locked in a battle over Chelsea Manning’s hair length. The DOJ says Manning, currently serving 35 years for leaking classified military documents, can’t be permitted to grow her hair longer than two inches. Her hair could pose “pose a significant…

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