Tag Archive: Central Prison

NC Hunger Strikers Call for Boycott and Solidarity Actions Against Canteen Profiteers

Prisoners in North Carolina who began a hunger strike on Monday, July 16th, at three different facilities, are now calling for a boycott and actions against specific prison profiteers in solidarity with their strike. They are hoping that the boycott can spread on the outside as well as the inside. (more…)

Prisoners Begin Hunger Strike at Three Facilities In NC

On Monday July 16th, prisoners began hunger strikes at Bertie CI in Windsor, Scotland CI in Laurinburg, and Central Prison in Raleigh. Targeting a wide range of conditions related but not exclusive to solitary confinement, the prisoners have vowed not to eat until their demands are met. (more…)

Write to One of the Strong 8 in Support!

Friends, Comrades, and Supporters of the Strong 8!

We just received word that one of the Strong 8, eight prisoners sentenced to I Con after going on strike in the kitchens at Central Prison, has asked for his address and name to be made public so as to receive letters of support, etc. Please write to him and let him know that word is spreading about their situation. His address is:

Chris McBride 0644099

Central Prison

1300 Western Blvd.

Raleigh, NC 27606

Mad love to prison rebels everywhere//Until Every Cage is Empty.

 

Raleigh: Protesters Support the Strong 8

(from NBC17)
RALEIGH, N.C. — A number of people staged a protest Sunday¬†at Central Prison in Raleigh.

The protesters say eight prisoners have been in solitary confinement since December when they staged a sit-down strike over work conditions in the prison kitchen.

The men inside are known as the “Strong 8.” (more…)