Prisoners Report on Conditions in

Graceville Correctional Facility - Federal

Got a keyboard? Help type articles, letters and study group discussions from prisoners. help out is a media institution run by the Maoist Internationalist Ministry of Prisons. Here we collect and publicize reports of conditions behind the bars in U.$. prisons. Information about these incidents rarely makes it out of the prison, and when it does it is extremely rare that the reports are taken seriously and published. This historical record is important for documenting patterns of abuse, and also for informing people on the streets about what goes on behind the bars.

We hope this information will inspire people to take action and join the fight against the criminal injustice system. While we may not be able to immediately impact this particular instance of abuse, we can work to fundamentally change the system that permits and perpetuates it. The criminal injustice system is intimately tied up with imperialism, and serves as a tool of social control on the homeland, particularly targeting oppressed nations.

[Medical Care] [Graceville Correctional Facility] [Florida]

Medical Negligence and another Prisoner Death

Here’s one example of a female officer with the last name of Paramore. A guy goes up to the front of the dorm and pushes the intercom to the officers station. His last name is Welch and he’s handicapped (having one leg) and in a wheelchair. The officer asks what he wants and he says he can’t breath. After getting out of the dormitory another inmate asked CO Paramore if he should push him in his wheelchair to medical. She states: “No, he can push himself.” He makes it to medical (with some assistance) and a nurse asks him “what’s your problem?” Well, if he could’ve answered he would’ve said, “Who? Me? My problem is: I’m dead.” Yes, he died. Ms. Paramore doesn’t work in our dormitory anymore - but she’s still working and in another housing unit.

And by the way, I had to go to confinement and now I know what Pelican Bay torture is like. The officers there went by clicking, beeping, and closing doors there every 25-30 minutes! So, I feel for y’all in Pelican Bay.

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