#FreeLiyah

#FreeLiyah

Liyah Birru, a Black immigrant from Ethiopia, was prosecuted and incarcerated for defending herself against her abusive husband who had subjected her to beatings, sexual assault, verbal abuse, threats, and racial slurs. After serving her sentence, she now faces the...
#Clemency4CyntoiaBrown

#Clemency4CyntoiaBrown

Survived & Punished joins thousands of others in the call for the clemency of Cyntoia Brown, a young Black woman in Tennessee who, in 2004, was sentenced to life imprisonment for defending her life while in the sex industry at 16-years-old. TAKE ACTION: Visit...
Free Tammy Garvin!

Free Tammy Garvin!

  Survived and Punished calls for the freedom of all incarcerated survivors. California has increased the number of commutations for Life Without Parole sentencing, meaning fewer people are sentenced to die in prison because they have a chance at parole.  One strategy...