Empty Cages Collective Goals 2018

This can’t happen without folks getting involved and getting stuck in! Contact us at info@prisonabolition.org if anything below calls you to work together with us. Please be specific and honest…

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….

Part Two – Our Sisters Inside

Part Two – Our Sisters Inside

This blog post intends to explore the issues of women’s imprisonment in England, Wales and Scotland. It is written by an ex-prisoner who identifies as a woman. It is part…

Week of Action: Day One – South Wales

Week of Action: Day One – South Wales

Monday 2nd November was the first Day of Action as part of a Week of Action against the North Wales Prison and the broader prison industrial complex. People took to…

New Resource: Treatment Industrial Complex

New Resource: Treatment Industrial Complex

A new report from the US is available on how for-profit corporations are undermining efforts to treat and rehabilitate prisoners for corporate gain. Download it here: http://afsc.org/sites/afsc.civicactions.net/files/documents/TIC_report_online.pdf

2015: What now? What next?

2015: What now? What next?

Following the reflection of our efforts in 2014, below are some aims for 2015. This can’t happen without you. Contact us at info@prisonabolition.org if anything below calls you to work…

New Poster series calling out the Met Police

New Poster series calling out the Met Police

Source: http://strikemag.org/totally-pointless/ “Advertising is legitimised lying.” – HG Wells. The Metropolitan Police Force spend ridiculous sums of our money trying to convince us – and themselves – that they’re not…

Gender Violence and the Prison Industrial Complex

Gender Violence and the Prison Industrial Complex

This weekend the Empty Cages Collective facilitated a workshop on Gender and the Prison Industrial Complex at the Anarcha-Feminist Conference. As two workshop facilitators that identified as women this felt…

Tear Down The Walls: Tour Report

Tear Down The Walls: Tour Report

Last week two members of the Empty Cages Collective travelled the north of England and Scotland for the first dates of the Tear Down The Walls: Prison Abolition Speaking Tour….