David C. Fathi

David C. Fathi

David C. Fathi is the director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s National Prison Project.

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A state fire department employee, left, wearing yellow, oversees an inmate fire crew, wearing orange, as they clear brush and put out hotspots during the Holy Fire in Lake Elsinore, Calif., last month. (Photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
It’s Time to Give Prisoners a Big Raise
Prisoners across the United States began a strike Aug. 21 that is scheduled to last until next Sunday. The strike’s organizers are encouraging their fellow prisoners to refuse to work and to engage in other forms of peaceful protest in support of 10 demands . It’s hard to know exactly how many...
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