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…

Why the Torture Cases of Anarchists in Russia Matter

Why the Torture Cases of Anarchists in Russia Matter

More info: https://rupression.com/en/2018/04/11/why-the-torture-cases-of-anarchists-in-russia-matter/ Grisly news keeps coming in from Russia about the activities of the Russian Federal Security Service—the FSB, which is descended from the KGB. In account after account, anarchists and anti-fascists…

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…

Update: Taylor remains in a critical condition

Update: Taylor remains in a critical condition

IPP Taylor has been in hospital since Tuesday. They remain in a critical and life threatening condition. The consultant believes the most likely cause is a brain infection caused by…

Write to Kev at his new address

Kevan Thakrar, victim of multiple hearsay and joint enterprise, has been unjustly incarcerated by HMP since 2007. He has recently been moved. Please write to him at his new address:…

Rest in Power Anna

Rest in Power Anna

Our hearts are heavy with sadness today as this weekend we learned of the death of our friend and comrade, Anna Campbell. Anna was killed in a missile strike in…

Write to Taylor now!

Write to Taylor now!

Taylor (Claire Taylor) is an IPP prisoner that Smash IPP have been supporting. They had a tariff of four years and have now done over ten years in prison. Taylor…

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…

Day of Action Against Youth Prisons – London

Day of Action Against Youth Prisons – London

Demo at the Australian Embassy What: Demonstration at the Australian Embassy When: 10.00am-12.00pm, Friday 29th September 2017 Where: Australia House Strand London, WC2B 4LA Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/744678969072098 Why: The last…

End Toxic Prisons Tour Dates & Details

End Toxic Prisons Tour Dates & Details

Tour Details Thursday 28th September London 7pm, 125 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9RG https://www.facebook.com/events/114869449183950/ Friday 29th September Cardiff With IWW Cymru Wales and No Prisons De Cymru Connect International English…

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….

Prison healthcare so bad it would be shut down on outside, say doctors

Prison healthcare so bad it would be shut down on outside, say doctors

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/aug/22/prison-healthcare-so-bad-it-would-be-shut-down-on-outside-say-doctors Doctors tell of understaffed services, with patients missing hospital appointments due to clerical errors or lack of escort                   NHS…

End Toxic Prisons Tour – Autumn 2017

End Toxic Prisons Tour – Autumn 2017

Announcing the End Toxic Prisons Tour – Autumn 2017! This Autumn, the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons from the US will be touring the UK with Community Action on Prison…

Care failings contributed to death of woman in prison, inquest finds

Care failings contributed to death of woman in prison, inquest finds

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jul/20/care-failings-contributed-to-death-of-woman-sarah-reed-in-prison-inquest-finds Concerns raised about suicide monitoring and mental health at inquest into death of Sarah Reed who took her life in Holloway A jury at the inquest of Sarah…

Suicide and self-harm in prisons hit worst ever levels

Suicide and self-harm in prisons hit worst ever levels

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jun/29/suicide-and-self-harm-in-prisons-hit-worst-ever-levels Public spending watchdog says it is unclear how inmates’ mental health can be improved with current levels of funding and insufficient data ‘When prisons are short-staffed … prisoners…

Ex-women’s Prison ‘Should Now Help Survivors Of Abuse’

https://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/a-a3b4-Ex-womens-prison-should-now-help-survivors-of-abuse#.WSw6yzHLdj4 Sisters Uncut occupy Holloway roof to deliver their own election message FEMINIST activists occupied an abandoned north London women’s prison at the weekend to put the needs of domestic…

Warsaw 3 – A Call for Solidarity Actions on May 31st 2017

Source: https://325.nostate.net/2017/05/13/warsaw-3-a-call-for-solidarity-actions-on-may-31st-2017/ Dear Friends, We have been waiting for over a year for the trial of the Warsaw 3. Today, we send this call out for solidarity actions on the…

Revolution and Restorative Justice: An Anarchist Perspective

Revolution and Restorative Justice: An Anarchist Perspective

Source: https://abolitionjournal.org/revolution-restorative-justice-anarchist-perspective/ by Peter Kletsan  [This intervention is part of the Abolition journal’s first issue.] Introduction Restorative justice has been popularized in recent decades as a respectful and humane alternative to…

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