Conditions Inside Allegheny County Jail Deteriorating Rapidly

Torchlight has spoken with multiple sources with inside knowledge who describe increasingly horrific conditions inside Allegheny County Jail. Many prisoners have symptoms of Covid-19, but the jail’s web page indicates only 12 have been tested as of this writing.

Support the Bukit Community Bail Fund

The Bukit Bail Fund of Pittsburgh is a coalation of individuals and organizations striving to provide support for those incarcerated at Allegheny County Jail, located in Pittsburgh, PA.

PITTSBURGH: Comrades Maxx and Shea are Free!

Statement from the Pittsburgh Anarchist Black Cross Received 5.18.2017 Today we are happy to report our friends Maxx and Shea were released early from the Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh. Far from being an example of goodwill and magnanimity from Judge Mariani, their initial 3-12 month sentence from him (when the D.A. only asked for…

Pittsburgh: A Response to “Solidarity in the Streets”

Torchlight, a new anarchist counter-info site based here in Pittsburgh, released this response to an anonymous submission we published several weeks ago. (Pretty cool to see a dialogue starting, although it looks like they think we wrote “Solidarity in the Streets,” which we didn’t. We just used to be the only counterinfo game in town,…

Donate to arrestees at ACJ demonstration on 3/20!

This is the Pittsburgh Autonomous Anti-Repression Fund! Your contributions will go directly to paying bail, bond, legal and/or medical fees for those arrested at Allegheny County Jail (ACJ) on March 20th!

Pittsburgh: Rebellion Inside and Outside Allegheny County Jail

Originally published on It’s Going Down CLICK HERE TO DONATE to the arrestees On March 18th, prisoners at Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania began a sit-in. Eighty prisoners took part in the action to demand more case workers, better medical services, and a legitimate grievance procedure. Last night, masked demonstrators converged on the jail in solidarity…