Community Action on Prison Expansion Tour

Community Action on Prison Expansion Tour

Public Meetings in Cardiff, Liverpool & Manchester Local groups from Community Action on Prison Expansion have organised public meetings in Cardiff, Liverpool and Manchester this November. The aim of the…

Surround Harmondsworth Demonstration

Surround Harmondsworth Demonstration

From: https://www.facebook.com/events/749196425154388/ On Saturday 8th November 2014 Movement for Justice will be returning for our fifth demonstration at Harmondsworth & Colnbrook immigration detention centres – where friends and loved ones…

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…

Event: Sites of Confinement

Event: Sites of Confinement

Find information on the upcoming European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control event below: Sites of Confinement II: Problematising Prisons 30th October 2014, 2-6pm, Room G17 John…

Stop Campsfield Expansion – Public Meeting

Stop Campsfield Expansion – Public Meeting

From Campaign to Close Campsfield: There will be a public meeting about the proposed expansion to Campsfield on Monday 20 October, 7.30pm. Exeter Hall, Kidlington, OX5 1AB Come to hear…

Wrexham super prison plan delayed

Wrexham super prison plan delayed

The building of a £250m super prison was dramatically delayed last night after the proposals were blasted. Angry Wrexham councillors slammed the fine details of the scheme to build the…

Women resisting the racist ‘security’ state

Women resisting the racist ‘security’ state

Public Meeting: All welcome THURSDAY 3RD JULY 6:30 to 8:30pm Room 417 Birkbeck, University of London Main Malet Street building http://www.bbk.ac.uk/downloads/centrallondon.pdf (Number 1 on the map – entrance from Torrington…

Plan for Europe’s biggest children’s prison

Plan for Europe’s biggest children’s prison

Plan for Europe’s biggest children’s prison ‘would put young offenders at increased risk of harm or death’ Jonathan Owen , Paul Peachey Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/plan-for-europes-biggest-childrens-prison-would-put-young-offenders-at-increased-risk-of-harm-or-death-9352817.html Sunday 11 May 2014 Controversial plans…

International Day to close Detention Centres

International Day to close Detention Centres

June 15th is International Day to close Detention Centres. Actions are happening all over Europe. See what is happening here. In the UK there is: A protest at Yarl’s Wood Immigration…

Workshop at Newport Rising

Workshop at Newport Rising

The Empty Cages Collective will be leading a workshop at the Newport Rising Festival on Friday 30th May at 12:30pm. We will be exploring the growth of the prison industrial…

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….