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…

Beyond Incarceration: What Could Accountability Look Like in Police Killings?

Beyond Incarceration: What Could Accountability Look Like in Police Killings?

Source: https://bitchmedia.org/article/beyond-incarceration-what-might-accountability-look-police-killings A 2015 protest calling attention to the murder of Freddie Gray. Photo by Stephen Melkisethian (Creative Commons). This week, Aiyana Stanley-Jones would have turned 14 years old. Her family would…

Dismantle & Transform: On Abolition, Decolonization, & Insurgent Politics

Dismantle & Transform: On Abolition, Decolonization, & Insurgent Politics

Source: http://abolitionjournal.org/dismantle-and-transform/ A conversation between Harsha Walia and Andrew Dilts, recorded February 5, 2015. Edited for length and clarity, January 2016. Although the conversation is somewhat dated and political contexts are shifting, the overall issues remain…

Video: Beyond reform – abolishing prisons

Video: Beyond reform – abolishing prisons

In this TEDxBaltimore video, Maya Schenwar explores the failures of criminal justice and imagines a world without prisons. The United States has the highest imprisonment rate in the world. But…

Overview of the Tear Down the Walls Tour #2

Overview of the Tear Down the Walls Tour #2

About the Tour The Tear Down The Walls Tour is a chance to learn about struggles against prisons across England, Wales & Scotland. The two hour workshop explores the role…

Prison Abolition Debate in Bristol

Prison Abolition Debate in Bristol

See the facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1527787087537835 University of Bristol, Queens Building, Room 1.8 Thursday, December 3 at 6:00pm – 7:30pm in UTC A joint event hosted by Bristol Think, the…

Week of Action: Day Six – Yarl’s Wood

Week of Action: Day Six – Yarl’s Wood

Saturday 7th November was the final day of action as part of the week of action against the prison industrial complex. At the start of the day, people disrupted the…

Week of Action: Day Three – Manchester

Week of Action: Day Three – Manchester

A Day of Action took place in Manchester on Wednesday 4th of November as part of the Week of Action against the North Wales Prison and the Prison Industrial Complex….

Week of Action: Day Two – Birmingham

Week of Action: Day Two – Birmingham

A Day of Action took place in Birmingham on Tuesday 3rd November as part of the Week of Action against the North Wales Prison and the Prison Industrial Complex. The…

Working Toward Abolition…

Working Toward Abolition…

by Bianca Diaz In 2015, it is hard to imagine an institution more harmful than a prison. With daily reports of sexual assaults by correctional staff, hunger strikes by those…

Prisons and the struggles against them

Prisons and the struggles against them

Source: http://anarchistnews.org/content/prisons-and-struggles-against-them-2013-2015-ongoing-timeline This page will be subject to regular updates, most notably in the chronology , but also in giving references to interesting texts. So far (22/8/15), in addition to…

New article – Prison Abolition

New article – Prison Abolition

We have recently had a feature spread in the Occupied Times. This article introduces prison abolition: When the Empty Cages Collective facilitates workshops on prison abolition we ask participants to…