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 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…

Trans and gender-queer prisoners face a double punishment.

Trans and gender-queer prisoners face a double punishment.

Source: https://www.redpepper.org.uk/trans-and-gender-queer-prisoners-face-a-double-punishment/ For trans prisoners, abuse isolation and poor medical care are routine parts of incarceration. By ‘ASBO’, a former inmate. One of my mates inside called me ASBO, and…

Trans prisoner solidarity noise demo at HMP Doncaster

Trans prisoner solidarity noise demo at HMP Doncaster

Source: http://www.cape-campaign.org/trans-prisoner-solidarity-noise-demo-at-hmp-doncaster/ Over 70 people headed to HMP Doncaster last month to mark the International Day of Solidarity With Trans Prisoners with a demonstration in solidarity with Jenny Swift, who took…

Protest over Jenny Swift’s death in Doncaster prison

Protest over Jenny Swift’s death in Doncaster prison

Source: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/protest-over-jenny-swifts-death-12492583 Transgender woman Jenny Swift was found dead at HMP Doncaster in December A protest has taken place outside a men’s prison where a transgender woman from Merseyside died….

Care Not Cages: International Day of Solidarity with Trans Prisoners

Source: http://actionfortranshealth.org.uk/2017/01/22/care-not-cages-international-day-of-solidarity-with-trans-prisoners/ [The following article deals with prisons, policing and systemic oppression of LGBTQ people; as such the article and its linked sources will include references to violence including police brutality,…

Lend Lease Salford Occupied by Prison Protesters

Lend Lease Salford Occupied by Prison Protesters

Source: http://salfordstar.com/article.asp?id=3669 PRISON PROFITEERS NOT WELCOME STATE CAMPAIGN GROUPS Yesterday, the Salford Quays HQ of construction company Lendlease was occupied by groups to highlight the company’s involvement in prison expansion,…

Another trans woman sent to men’s prison, despite government promises

Another trans woman sent to men’s prison, despite government promises

Source: http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2016/06/04/another-trans-woman-sent-to-mens-prison-despite-government-promises/ Nick Duffy  4th June 2016, 11:59 AM The government had promised it would introduce more safeguards to protect trans people in prisons (Stock image) Another transgender woman is…