Daily Archives: 2022-08-05

2022-08-05: News Headlines

Fight Back (2022-08-04). Chicago rallies to shut down Menard prison. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – The families of a group of wrongfully convicted Black men – Michael Minnifield, Isaiah Brady, Omarr Parks, Chaz Thrailkill and Kenyatta Brown – who are incarcerated in Menard prison held a rally of over 100 people on Monday, August 1 outside the ABC TV headquarters in Chicago. | Demands expressed at the rally included the transfer of the wrongfully convicted men out of Menard, an independent investigation of the prison so abusive guards can be held accountable, a limit to the use of solitary confinement, and ultimately for Menard prison to be shut down. | The rally was organized by the Chicago Alli…

WSWS (2022-08-04). Australian Aboriginal man died of treatable ear infection in prison. wsws.org The 44-year-old man's death highlights the horrendous conditions of Australia's indigenous people.

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