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"Defining GA.'s New Torture Tool!" Article by a Reidsville Prison Hunger Striker

I have been corresponding for a few years with several prisoners who took part in the 2012 hunger strike in Jackson State prison, including the author of this piece.  He and three others are now on a hunger strike in Reidsville since February 26.  Earlier pieces by these hunger strikers are here:

and here:


Defining GA.'s New Torture Tool!
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By: Kelvin Stevenson #570391 3/20/2015

Another Reidsville Hunger Striker Speaks Out

Another hunger striking Reidsville prisoner has come forward to speak out about his protest. He and Kelvin J. Stevenson, whose letter I transcribed yesterday, are among four men on hunger strike since February 26.

I began corresponding with some of the men who participated in the 2012 hunger strike a couple years ago, and I transcribed some of their letters and published them here:

This letter from LaDarius Colbert is entirely in his own words.


Georgia prisoners on hunger strike in Reidsville over harsh conditions

I have been correspondng with several prisoners in Georgia prisons since the 2012 prisoner hunger strike in Jackson. They have repeatedly tried to get redress for their grievances about mistreatment, and when those attempts have failed they have been forced to resort to hunger strike.  Here is a letter from one prisoner who has been refusing food since February 23.  It is all in his own words. 


Update on Hunger Strike/Report-Back from Solidarity Action

223 Today, roughly 40 people rallied at the Georgia State Capitol in solidarity with the hunger strikers, who approach one month without food. Brandishing a large banner proclaiming support and home-made signs, the group staged on the plaza in front of the Capitol building and listened to Delma Jackson, wife of striker Miguel Jackson, give background and updates to the present situation.

Graffiti in Solidarity with Georgia Hunger Strikers

Several folks have spotted very large graffiti scrawled across an empty wall in north Decatur.


Here are two pictures:































Even though it's just a small gesture, my heart was warmed when I saw the pictures circulating around the internet. 

Show up to the solidarity rally on Monday at 11am. Most recent rumor is that it's at the state capitol but it also may be at Channel 2 news at 1601 West Peachtree Street.

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