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Aug 7, 2011

Activist Communique: Prisoners' Justice Day vigil 2011

Krystalline Kraus
August 10, 2011, marks the 36th annual Prisoners' Justice Day. Prisoners' Justice Day began to commemorate the death of Eddie Nalon, who bled to death in the segregation unit of Millhaven prison.
Podcast
Nov 9, 2010

# 174 ~ Betty Krawczyk update

Living On Purpose
Betty Krawczyk interviewed by Raymond Geisler on "Unbought and Unbossed" radio show.
Podcast
Oct 18, 2010

Prisoner writings as literature

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
UBC Professor Deena Rymhs talks about her upcoming book "Cell Block Country: Prison Literature in Canada." It looks at the contribution writings by prisoners have made to Canada's literary world.
News
Jun 10, 2010

The implications of denying prisoners pensions

Dale Jack
"To build policy based on Clifford Olson is the most irrational idea," says head of the John Howard Society, but the media and opposition are afraid to challenge the government on this.
Columnists
May 27, 2010

Alleged Chicago torturer gets day in court

Forty years ago, Jon Burge returned from Vietnam, joined the Chicago Police Department and allegedly began torturing people. He rose in the ranks to become a commander in Chicago's South Side.
Podcast
Feb 6, 2010

Courting Disaster: Fear of a democratic planet

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
A U.S senator claims the Constitution only protects citizens, and corporations have new election powers, and people protest due process then you know it is fear of a democratic planet.
Podcast
Feb 3, 2010

Death Under Police Watch: Part 1

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
SFU Professor David MacAlister is trying to find out how and why people die in police custody
News
Nov 17, 2009

Who are the people in your neighbourhood?

Meagan Perry
In this episode of rabble radio Sachin Seth meets with volunteers at the Fort York Food Bank, an interview with Anne McNeil, a Buddhist nun, and Lynn Thompson catches up with musicians, Baka Beyond.
Columnists
Jul 9, 2009

Two standards of detention

Nonviolent activists and Muslims, secretly and dubiously charged, are held in draconian conditions, while the zealot charged with killing Dr. George Tiller trumpets and advocates from jail.
Activist Toolkit

Prisoners' Justice Day

On This Day
Prisoners' Justice Day began with a hunger strike and day of mourning by prisoners in Millhaven Institution on August 10, 1975 in memory of Edward Nolan.

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