prison riot

  • First Vaughn Prison Revolt Trial Begins

    October 23, 2018
    Wilmington, DE – On February 1, 2017, a prisoner uprising took place at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Delaware. Over 100 inmates at the maximum security prison seized control of ‘Building C’ at the state Department of Corrections complex, taking several prison…...
  • Harsh Conditions, Violent Repression: Stoking the Flame of the 2018 Prison Strike

    September 7, 2018
    Prisons, USA – An “improvement to the conditions of prisons” is part of the first of ten demands of the nationwide 2018 Prison Strike, which comes to a symbolic end on September 9. That day is the 47th anniversary of the Attica Uprising, the historic…...