The Daily Beast
August 24, 2018

“Inmates are already experiencing retaliation for alleged participation in the nation-wide prison strike that launched August 21.  The strike, organized by a prisoners’ rights group called Jailhouse Lawyers Speak and backed by IWOC, started Tuesday and will run until September 9. The strikers are calling for an immediate end to what they call “modern slavery,” a prison labor system that forces inmates to work for as little as four cents per hour, as well as nine other demands, detailed in a statement from April.”

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