Improper Facility Holding Lead to Death of Man with Disabilities

Jurors at a coroner’s inquest are hearing that a mentally ill man who died in an Ontario jail cell in 2016 should not have been held at that facility. Coroner’s counsel Prabhu Rajan delivered his opening statement this morning on the first day of the inquest into the death of Soleiman Faqiri. Rajan told jurors […]

Incarceration & Disability Justice Webinar (9/21 at 6pm pt)+ Week of Action to Stop “Mental Health Jail” (9/21-9/25) in Orange County, CA.

Crip Justice is participating in a week of action to stop the $350 million expansion of what is literally described as the “Mental Health” jail in Orange County. The first event is a webinar on Incarceration and Disability Justice, featuring Abolition and Disability Justice Collective members, Elliott Fukui, founder of Mad Queer and Liat Ben-Moshe, […]