Malik Muhammed is a 26 year old black/Palestinian pansexual muslim, anarchist, antifascist and anti-racist abolitionist. He was charged with possession of unregistered destructive devices, engaging in civil disordeer and obstructing aw enforcemnt and using explosives to commit a felony. He has a wife and young child. He has a long history of protesting and associated actions for black liberation.
On April 5th, 2021 Malik was arrested in Indiana, and then extradited to Oregon. He was given a $2.1 million bail. Through great struggle, the required 10% of it was met by the Portland Freedom Fund, but revoked the next day. Within 24 hours of his release, he was rearrested by federal officers. Malik was then imprisoned in Multnomah County where he was held in solitary confinement for around 90 days. 90 days. That’s 3 months. During this time, the state also actively tried to limit his contact with his partner. This detrimental treatment, combined with the threat of COVID-19 exposure due to outbreaks in the jail, posed a very real threat to his mental and physical well-being. On July 29th he was moved, pretrial, to the state’s only federal prison, FCI Sheridan. At Sheridan, Malik participated in a hunger strike that successfully increased prisoners free-time from 30 minutes every other day to four hours per day everyday, and one day per week outside for recreation. On Monday, November 8th 2021, Malik lost his appeal for pretrial release.
Malik has been writtings about their thoughts and experiences when incarcerated. They are available at
He has a support group masadon at