Category Archives: GDCP-SMU

First-hand report: Hunger Strike in GA Prision

My name is Charles Shepard #1001527186. I am housed in the Georgia Diagnostic & Classification Prison – Special Management Unit (SMU).

Anyhow, there is a class action against this prison headed by Human Rights Attorney Ryan Primerano, phone # (404)688-1202 extension (404)688-9440.

I hate the system! Have been fighting them for almost 20 years. Anyhow, I have organized a hunger strike involving approx. 8 inmates, with more to join. This will start 1-30-18. I need the public to know. I will try to explain our situation, my hands hurt as I have been writing all day.

We are not receiving Recreation at all. Some people do, but the majority of us have been placed on Red. Restriction which is illegal. When you first arrive here, you don’t receive it at all for 90 days.

Our property is held for 90 days. Religious, legals, personal mail, hygiene. We don’t receive proper cell sanitation. Our food portions are very small. Our counselors don’t come around when they are supposed to. We are not given books to read. And many other issues.

I was told a little about what you do and am very interested in getting involved. I’m down to 18 months left, but have some new bogus charges that I’m representing myself in. I’m 37, white male, associate’s degree in psychology; theology and currently studying law; language; Islam and electronics. I’m very intelligent and hate the government. I am a Muslim (not a terrorist) I am actually Sunni. I am very interested in corresponding with anyone who wants to and can discuss just about any subject, will accept mail from any race, religion, sex or creed.

Please do what you can to get my info out there in the mainstream. Mailing info:
Charles Shepart #1001527186
P.O. Box 3877
Jackson, GA 30233

United for GA. DIA. SMU Program: Solidarity from a prisoner to his brethren

By Anarchy BLAQ

Higher elevation to the comrades behind enemy lines at Jackson State diagnostic prison. I can readily sympathize with Rocky Loc and prayers have been submitted for your liberation. I have been victimized similarly with tactical, oppressive, malevolent and unsanitary, unsafe unconstitutional, inhumane living and starvation while serving time in GSP from 2012-2016. Your voices are heard my brother. Never feel that you are alone. LT Russo and his higher compatriots will receive their just rewards.

I will aid you in destroying these imperialistic slave plantations. For now; I must remain anonymous. To each and every one of you Uncle Tom prisoners that wash your brother’s trays with a water hose and fail to stand up or sit down to build an equipped complex or have that entire Plantation close down and condemned: YOU are ENSLAVED and don’t even know it!

The comrades who I’ve bid with wouldn’t last 30 days there. Too much unity and heart amongst us. Every guard that has forced your brethren to eat food off of molded and fungi laced trays; a straight up BITCHES!!

Do you know that you’re paid to enslave your own people?? How can you face your own family knowing that you are abusing and slowly killing a mother’s son or A daughter’s father? You are helping kill off your own seeds. What an idiot you are! So much deaf, dumb, blind stupidity you possess. That you are no better than a misled and unguided gangbanger that robs and kills his classmate for a pair of Jordan’s.

Brethren in SMU: first of all congrats to the ones who made it out and are being housed elsewhere. Walk light gentlemen. No matter what race, color, or creed believe that justice orgs are taking notice within Georgia. Slaves are being freed and are exercising their rights to help us liberate the imprisoned from the clutches of capitalistic imperialism. We are becoming one across all walks of life.

With each stroke of our pens; each book read; each lock of wisdom passed down; each prayer sent up above; each mind awaken; we are chipping into the iceberg. We are united in the living tombstone of slavery in modern mankind. Realize, Mr. Officer that the ILLUMINATI is going to discard your carcass once you have served your purpose in their evil diabolical plot of New World Order domination. The journey continues…

SMU (Stressing More Unity): Abuses in the Tier Program

SMU (Stressing More Unity)

Tier III SMU in Jackson, GA houses almost 200 inmates: six dorms, 32 inmates each dorm, two sides east and west side which hold three dorms apiece. Each dorm is supposed to have two floor officers and each side (east/west) supposed to have one transport officer. I’ve been housed here going on two years and the facility has been understaffed the whole time. You’re lucky to have 1 dorm officer most times one officer is overseeing at least two if not all three dorms on the side. Which if it’s an emergency we are forced to kick on the door for long periods of time just to get help. Two months ago a man hung himself he was dead in his cell for five or six hours before they found out. The only reason they found out then was because the officer was serving breakfast.

Tier III is the best example of dehumanizing you get here they keep you locked down for 90 days no recreation, no phone, no nothing. You go see the doctor for health issues he only has two answers: stop working out, drink more water. The facility doesn’t have a dishwasher so the trays are washed with a water hose, green yellow mold growing on the trays. Most of the time if you complain it’s either take the tray or don’t eat.

Constantly being denied our due process grievances not getting processed or properly investigated. If administration doesn’t like you and are on duty when your family comes to visit they will turn your family around and make up a false reason (Lt. Russo). The warden of all care and treatment, security and unit manager abuses his job being that he has to sign off on order forms for books. He’s coming up with new things you have to do to receive books and still denies request after they’ve met the criteria.

This is supposed to be a behavior program but there isn’t no release date majority have been here 4 years or better. The program at most doesn’t supposed to exceed 18 months with good behavior.

None of the toilets work properly yet we are limited to flushes per hour showering in cells with no proper cleaning supplies.

Mail being refused and not being able to send it home it’s automatically destroyed.

In two years no more than 15 people have left–nine of them had filed a lawsuit. Parole wants nothing to do with you if you’re housed here or transition centers they constantly jumping on you or doing some type of harsh punishment not feeding you.

It’s gon take outside help to make a change. We constantly say Black Lives Matter not everybody feel that way. The Captain, Warden and superintendent are black here and they allowing a white man, Lt. Russo, to do as he pleases.

People are so ignorant and stubborn they’ll continue to not get unified because of little boy reasons the fight Behind These doors is against the oppressor administration. All Lives Matter if you think so you should have no problem with us ALL getting together.