Category Archives: Repression

Call for solidarity with Russian anarchists and antifascists facing state repression

Via insurrection news: Days from the 5th till 12th of February are the days of solidarity with repressed Russian anarchists.  In October of 2017 in Penza six anarchists and antifascists were arrested by officers of Federal Security Service on a … Continue reading

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Ramsey Orta, imprisoned copwatcher who filmed Eric Garner’s death, moved to solitary

Ramsey Orta, the copwatcher who filmed the police killing of his friend Eric Garner, went on to become the only person present at that scene to go to prison, after he pled guilty to drug and weapon charges following a … Continue reading

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Florida prisons update: Kevin “Rashid” Johnson facing torture for reporting on the strike

Kevin “Rashid” Johnson, a writer and organiser currently held in the Florida prison system, was recently given an “inciting a riot” charge for writing an article about an upcoming prison strike in that state. Now, he reports that, as of … Continue reading

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Call-in in support of Florida prison strike, Monday 22nd Jan

From the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee: Flood the Florida Department of Corrections Phone Lines – Respect the Demands! A call-in campaign is happening in support of #OperationPUSH Monday, January 22nd. You can use the following script to help you in … Continue reading

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Florida prisoners launch “Operation PUSH” strike, and other prison news from Texas, NY, Bulgaria and Hungary

As of January 15th, Florida prisoners have begun a work stoppage, called “Operation PUSH”. You can find more information via the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee, Fight Toxic Prisons, or the SPARC facebook page. The action’s already attracted write-ups in Newsweek, … Continue reading

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Introduction to supporting prisoner resistance, London, 13 January, and upcoming prisoner birthdays

The IWW’s Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee have an upcoming open meeting for people interested in getting involved with supporting prison resistance, which will be taking place at Decentre in Whitechapel, London on January 13th. They’ve also been circulating a call … Continue reading

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2017: those that got away, those that we lost

Around this time of year, I usually try to do a kind of annual review. This time round, I really don’t feel up to that task, even in the limited terms of “news related to fields that I take an … Continue reading

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