Stop the torture of Amin Booker! Release him from Solitary confinement!

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NYS DOCCS abuses their authority when it comes to solitary confinement. Amin Booker was placed in Solitary Confinement on April 22, 2015 by Superintendent Thomas Griffin. This was done in retaliation to him speaking up for inmate rights. Amin was engaged in productive programs at Greenhaven Correctional Facility. He was elected inmate liaison secretary. He was also a facilitator of the Empowering The Youth Program. In March 2015 the Inmate Liaison Committee filed two grievances regarding correctional staff corruption under the supervision of Superintendent Thomas Griffin. On April 9, 2015 Amin was fired from the ILC and threatened to be placed in solitary confinement because he filed the grievances. On April 22, 2015 Amin was abducted from a family visit, put in a van and wisked away to Elmira Correctional Facility SHU.  On April 24, 2015 DOCCS staff issued a vague report alleging that while at Greenhaven, Amin had an inmate disseminate a letter to the population for a call to solidarity. The report does not identify a name of a person alleged nor a date,  time or location of the allegation. During the disciplinary hearing the DOCCS staff testified " that they do not know any details pertaining to the allegations".  Despite such they have kept Amin in Punitive Confinement. He is mentally and physically deteriorating. Lets end this inhumane treatment. We do not want a repeat of Kalief Browder. Lets stop DOCCS from placing inmates in Solitary Confinement unjustly and leaving them there indefinitely as a form of retaliation. We are seeking relief for Amin. We ask that he be released from SHU and that DOCCS is held accountable. Someone has to oversee DOCCS and intervene so that this type of cruel and inhumane treatment does not continue.  We want Amin Booker released from solitary confinement immediately and placed in general population, not only is he suffering but his loved ones are greatly impacted by him being in solitary confinement. Let's put an end to NYS DOCCS abusing their authority!