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Undaunted, Judy organized the HIV/Hepatitis C in Prison (HIP) Committee within California Prison Focus, a statewide prisoners' rights organization.
The appeals court held the statute did not violate the prisoners' rights to privacy under the state constitution nor under the Fourteenth Amendment.
At age 31 she's a veteran AIDS and prisoners' rights activist, and she's storming the radio dial with the same force she used in scaling the ivory tower.
PRISONERS' rights groups yesterday welcomed a legal victory which looks likely to give inmates greater freedom to contact the Press to talk about prison issues.
FAMILIES of victims of the Omagh bombing yesterday confronted protesters from the Real IRA political wing as they demonstrated over prisoners' rights.
My purpose here is to briefly reflect on certain events during three decades of prisoners' rights activism: first, the early days of activism in California, through which I identify seven organizing and unifying principles, and second, more recent activities in Canada.
Meanwhile, prisoners' rights have been eroded, as everything from conjugal visits to law libraries have been eliminated.
Along with radical lawyer Liz Fink, his three-decade quest established basic prisoners' rights for the first time in American law.
responsibility to safeguard prisoners' rights, most notably their rights to
The Minister praised the seminar held by delegation on prisons conditions and prisoners' rights, in the presence of a number of members of official agencies and civil society institutions.
According to Palestinian prisoners' rights organization (Addameer), there were 5,007 Palestinians in Israeli jails and detention centers, including 12 women and 180 minors.
The organization will lobby the British government on 4 key issues: 1) Members of Parliament to challenge ethnic cleansing and discriminatory policies 2) Ban settlement goods 3) Respect for prisoners' rights and an end to Israel's illegal treatment of Palestinian prisoners, including children.