Trauma, Death and Profits – Youth Prisons in the UK

Trauma, Death and Profits – Youth Prisons in the UK

Source: https://corporatewatch.org/news/2017/sep/06/trauma-abuse-and-deaths-youth-prisons-uk This August, Corporate Watch were asked to support a Global Week of Action to Shut Youth Prisons by providing research about Youth Prisons in the UK. This article…

Call Out for Actions Against Youth Prisons – September 2017

Call Out for Actions Against Youth Prisons – September 2017

Please find all the confirmed events listed here: http://www.prisonabolition.org/day-action-youth-prisons-london/ The Empty Cages Collective is calling for actions in solidarity with the Australian campaign against youth prisons, Shut Youth Prisons Mparntwe….

Organizing the Prisoner Class: An Interview with IWOC

Source: https://itsgoingdown.org/organizing-prisoner-class-interview-iwoc/ The Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee, or IWOC, is a committee within the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), that is working to offer support for workers already self-organizing…

Free the Warsaw 3 Infonight

Free the Warsaw 3 Infonight

28th September 7-9pm @ Decentre, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QX Talk and discussion about the Warsaw 3; three anarchists arrested and charged under new anti-terrorism laws in Poland….

#PrisonStrike Resistance to Slavery Across the World

#PrisonStrike Resistance to Slavery Across the World

Source: It’s Going Down https://itsgoingdown.org/prisonstrike-resistance-to-slavery-across-the-world/ This week, on the 45th Anniversary of the Attica Prison Uprising, prisoners across the US will go out on strike on September 9th against prison…

January 2016 Incarcerated Worker Newsletter

January 2016 Incarcerated Worker Newsletter

Source: https://iwoc.noblogs.org/post/2016/01/20/january-2016-incarcerated-worker-newsletter/ In This Issue: – Artwork by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson – A Change Has Got To Come – Mary Sue Shields – The Incarcerated Lumpen – Jose H. Villarreal…

Calais: 200 people storm the channel tunnel

Calais: 200 people storm the channel tunnel

UPDATE 6 OCTOBER: Calais Migrant Solidarity reports that all people arrested in the action have now been released. From Calais Migrant Solidarity Last night (Friday 2nd October) after midnight over…

Australia: Ravenhall prison riots

Australia: Ravenhall prison riots

Via Insurrection News. Melbourne, Australia: Solidarity with the Ravenhall Remand Centre rioters! Melbourne, Australia, 01.07.15: Hundreds of prisoners at the Metropolitan Remand Centre in Ravenhall have rioted in response to…

Anarchist Perspective on Mass Prisoner Resistance Movements

Anarchist Perspective on Mass Prisoner Resistance Movements

Source: http://anarchistnews.org/content/anarchist-perspective-mass-prisoner-resistance-movements There is a widespread, growing and committed resistance movement happening in US prisons across the nation. This movement is not going away, and with more outside support and…

Brussels: The struggle against the construction of a maxi-prison

Brussels: The struggle against the construction of a maxi-prison

Source: http://rabble.org.uk/brussels-the-struggle-against-the-construction-of-a-maxi-prison/ This analysis was originally published in “Ricochets” n° 1 in November 2014, a newsletter in French on the struggle against the construction of the maxi-prison in Haren, Brussels….

Building an international movement to abolish the prison industrial complex

Building an international movement to abolish the prison industrial complex

Source: http://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/publications/cjm/article/building-international-movement-abolish-prison-industrial-complex Rachel Herzing and Isaac Ontiveros describe the aims prompting an abolitionist framework. Critical Resistance (CR) is a US-based grassroots group engaged in community organising focused on the goal…

There is no such thing as prison reform: an interview with CeCe McDonald

There is no such thing as prison reform: an interview with CeCe McDonald

Source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/transformation/andrea-abikaram/there-is-no-such-thing-as-prison-reform-interview-with-cece-mcdonald Andrea Abi-Karam 13 January 2015 CeCe McDonald was sent to prison for defending herself against a hate crime. On the one year anniversary of her release, she discusses…

Ferguson Solidarity Tour launch statement

Ferguson Solidarity Tour launch statement

Source: http://fergusonsolidaritytour.com/ We send our condolences and solidarity to the family of Michael Brown, and to the families and friends of all who have lost loved ones to police racism…