Kevan Thakrar has been moved!

Kevan Thakrar has been moved!

Prisoner Kevan Thakrar has now been moved to the Close Supervision Centre at HMP Whitemoor. Please send your post to this address! Please enclose an SAE with your letter (stamped…

New Publication: Prisoner Writings on Prison Abolition

New Publication: Prisoner Writings on Prison Abolition

The Empty Cages Collective and the Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee (IWOC) in Wales, Ireland, Scotland and England have published a joint publication called Prisoner Writings on Prison Abolition. Download it…

New IWOC Newsletter: The Imprisoned Worker #1

New IWOC Newsletter: The Imprisoned Worker #1

Our friends at the Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee have produced a new newsletter called The Imprisoned Worker. We share their post: https://iwoc.iww.org.uk/2018/06/29/new-iwoc-newsletter-the-imprisoned-worker-1/ This zine has been put together by the…

Support the Lewes 5

Support the Lewes 5

From: https://iwoc.iww.org.uk/2018/06/26/support-the-lewes-5/ About: Five defendants are due to stand trial at Hove crown court on charges of prison mutiny, criminal damage (£239,259.91) and violent disorder in relation to an incident…

Prisoners could help fill post-Brexit workforce gap, says minister

Prisoners could help fill post-Brexit workforce gap, says minister

This article demonstrates the expected escalation in the exploitation of prison labour in the coming months and years ahead. Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/may/24/david-gauke-prisoner-employment-strategy David Gauke launches strategy to improve prisoners’ work skills…

How to Organize a Prison Strike

How to Organize a Prison Strike

Source: https://psmag.com/social-justice/how-to-organize-a-prison-strike By Arvind Dilawar (Photo: jodylehigh/Pixabay) Organizers inside and outside of the penitentiary walls are teaming up—and getting creative—to fight for reform. “There are various industries that are run…

Action Alert: Support Kevan!

Action Alert: Support Kevan!

UPDATE:  Kevan has now been moved to a different cell in the segregation wing with no warning or reason. They have put him on “riot gear unlock” which means that…

Incarcerated Workers Event in London this November

Incarcerated Workers Event in London this November

Incarcerated Workers in the UK A joint event by Incarcerated Workers, London IWW and Radical Assembly South East London A talk by members of the Incarcerated Workers Organising Commitee on…

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…