Inmates in Georgia Prisons Coordinate Protest

By: Gabrielle Sarann Email
By: Gabrielle Sarann Email

Valdosta State Prison is one of 11 state facilities where inmates are petitioning for workers' compensation, more access to their families and improved health care, among other requests.

Since Thursday, prisoners have been holding non-violent demonstrations by staying in their cells and refusing to work.

Yesterday, the Georgia Chapter of the NAACP rallied at the Capitol urging state lawmakers to take action.

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