Imprisoned in 1981 by Anwar Sadat for alleged ?crimes against the State?, Sadawi describes women?s resistance to state violence and shares insight into the formation of a women?s community. She describes how political prisoners, both secular intellectuals and Islamic revivalists, forged alliances to demand better conditions and to maintain their sanity while incarcerated.
An anthology of essays, memoirs, letters, diary entries, fiction, and poetry by women prisoners from around the world and throughout history including Ethel Rosenberg, Ericka Huggins, and Nawal El Sadawi.
Autobiography of Assata Shakur (born Joanne Chesimard), Black Panther leader politically persecuted in United States, and living in exile in Cuba.
The stories of women political prisoners written by some of the most renowned female political prisoners.
Stories and analysis of women who kill in self-defense and their legal struggles by Lenore E. Walker, Executive Director of the Domestic Violence Institute, professor of psychology at University of Denver.
Dubbed “a cold, hard view of life of women in American prisons,” this book presents the life stories of women prisoners and argues that prison is a form of institutional violence perpetrated primarily against the poor and people of color.
The story of Assata Shakur?s aunt and lawyer.