Six prisoners from SCI Dallas PA who face trial on Nov 10 for blowing the whistle on & protesting against solitary confinement, abuse & violence by prison guards. One of the 6, Carrington Keys, has recently been thrown back into solitary.
URGENTLY NEEDED NOW: $10,000
to help cover mounting legal expenses and transportation, housing, other trial costs for family members & supporters.
TRIAL DUE TO START: Nov 10th (Next Monday)
Can you be one of these? We need:
5 people @ $1000; 10 people @ $500
25 people @ 200; 50 people @ $100 or less
- Donate online here
- Mail a check or money order to Abolitionist Law Center, P.O. Box 8654 Pittsburgh, PA 15221, USA. Memo line: Dallas 6
Thank you so much!
Shandre Delaney, mother of Dallas 6 member Carrington Keys and coordinator of the Justice for the Dallas 6 Support Campaign
“They say absolute power corrupts absolutely. Time and time again I see government officials in this sweet land of liberty abusing their power and taking advantage of those whom they have pledged to protect. They say justice is blind. Well I say, if this current system is based upon justice, then maybe we need justice with a vision. Justice that can see clearly because blind justice is only leading to destruction.” Carrington Keys
The Philadelphia Inquirer published the article below about the Dallas 6 on Saturday, after coming to our press conference. Shandre Delaney wrote a letter in response, which was published in today’s (Wednesday’s) Inquirer.
Keep the momentum going! • Please circulate this letter and article to your networks, friends, and to media contacts. • There are negative comments online so urgently please add your comment to the original article here and on Shandre’s letter here. • Write a letter to the editor stating why you are supporting the Dallas 6. • Please also watch and circulate this video of the electrifying Community Forum held last Friday at Tabernacle United Church in Philadelphia, with Shandre Delaney and prisoner whistleblowers Derrick Stanley of the Dallas 6 and Isaac Sanchez. • Make a Donation to help with legal and other expenses • See below for more you can do to support the Dallas 6.
To arrange for speaking engagements for Shandre, Derrick, and Isaac, or if you are interested in travelling to the trial on Nov 10 from the Philadelphia area, contact us at 215-848-1120 or email@example.com
Press release: Trial starting for the Dallas 6: whistleblowing prisoners who exposed PA prison abuse, cover-up and retaliation. Monday November 10.
What: Press conference at start of trial of The Dallas 6
When: Monday November 10, 2014 8:30am
Where: outside Luzerne County Courthouse 200 N. River St Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 Judge Gelb
Contact: Shandre Delaney, mother of one of the Dallas 6; Human Rights Coalition 412-403-6101
Phoebe Jones, Justice for the Dallas 6 Support Campaign; Global Women’s Strike 610-505-4944
Six prisoners from SCI Dallas (Pennsylvania, USA) prison who face trial for blowing the whistle on & protesting against abuse and violence by prison guards. Next court date: March 6
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