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WeCopWatch: Ramsey Orta has been put into the SHU (Special Housing Unit) for 60 days

Ramsey Orta has been put in the SHU again. This time it is for 60 days..
For those who do not know. Ramsey Orta has been serving a four year prison sentence after being targeted and retaliated against by NYPD for filming the police killing of Orta’s friend Eric Garner back in 2014. (currently at Franklin County Correctional Facility)

Originally published by WeCopWatch on Indybay.

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WeCopWatch: Ramsey Orta has been put into the SHU (Special Housing Unit) for 60 days

Ramsey Orta has been put in the SHU again. This time it is for 60 days..
For those who do not know. Ramsey Orta has been serving a four year prison sentence after being targeted and retaliated against by NYPD for filming the police killing of Orta’s friend Eric Garner back in 2014. (currently at Franklin County Correctional Facility)

Since he began serving his sentence, Ramsey has been repeatedly harassed, assaulted, and attacked by prion guards, and has been placed in solitary confinement on multiple occasions.

What We Know
A call was made to the prison several days ago and we were informed that Ramsey was in the SHU after receiving multiple “tickets” by more than one corrections officer. At one point, Ramsey received two in one day.

One of his supporters received a letter on January 23 that said the following.
“How is everything? I hope all is well. As for me, I’m hanging in there. Still dealing with police fucking with me. I might be going to the box soon. I keep getting bullshit tickets. I just caught 3 in one week. . .”

Someone else in Ramsey’s support network visited him and said he looked really pale and was in a bad space. He saying he being continually harassed and violated.

Ramsey’s legal support are doing their best, but this abuse is taking a toll on Ramsey, and he needs our support more than ever.

We are asking folks to share this post
We are asking folks to write Ramsey and let him know he is not alone.
Inmate Mailing Address:
Ramsey Orta, 16A4200
​Franklin Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 10
Malone, New York 12953-0010

USA

You can also donate directly to Ramsey using his Paypal officialramseyorta [at] gmail.com

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Illustration by Jonathan Burkhart

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