Posts Categorized: Lucasville Uprising

Ohio Death Row Hunger Strike Ends

This is a report about the rally held today outside of death row in Ohio in support of the Lucasville Uprising Prisoners’ hunger strike over their conditions of extreme isolation. The Abolition Movement sent a message of solidarity to be read to the rally. It follows this report. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The rally at OSP was attended…read more

Support the Four Death Row Hunger Strikers in Ohio

On Jan. 3, four prisoners held in Ohio State Penitentiary, a super max prison, started a hunger strike to protest the highly restrictive conditions they have been subjected to since they were moved to the prison in 1998. These prisoners are Bomani Shakur aka Keith LaMar, Siddique Abdullah Hasan, Jason Robb and Namir Abdul Mateen…read more

Hunger Strike of the Lucasville Uprising Prisoners – Monday, January 3, 2010

Dear family members, friends and supporters of the Lucasville uprising prisoners, Siddique Abdullah Hasan, Bomani Shakur (Keith LaMar), Jason Robb and Namir Mateen (James Were) will start a hunger strike on Monday Jan. 3 to protest their 23-hour a day lock down for nearly 18 years. These four death-sentenced prisoners have been single-celled (in solitary)…read more