This is an URGENT ACTION ALERT asking for a solidarity call-in to demand an investigation into abuses in the Secure Housing Unit of Wabash Valley Correctional Facility and to protest the recent torture of our comrade Shaka Shakur. We are asking people to make calls, starting at 830am EDT on Monday February 6th through 430pm EDT Tuesday the 7th.
Bruce Lemmon, Commissioner IDOC: (317) 232-5711, fax (317) 233-1474, firstname.lastname@example.org
Richard Brown, Superintendent Wabash Valley Correctional Facility: (812) 398-5050 ext 4102., fax (812) 398-5032, email@example.com
Jack Hendrix, Director of IDOC Classifications: (317) 232-2247, fax (317) 232-5728, firstname.lastname@example.org
The SHU is Indiana’s most repressive Super Max Prison, and is modeled after the infamous Pelican Bay SHU. It holds many of Indiana’s most political prisoners in extreme isolation and sensory deprivation, many of them people of color. It is a prison within a prison, in the rural south of the state, and is imbedded with extreme racism and white supremacist organizing. (more…)