Category Archives: Repression

Anarchist political prisoner Eric King facing false charges that could lead to another 20 years in prison

The following report is reproduced, with some minor edits, from the Support Eric King site: For folks who are unaware, Eric is an anarchist and anti-fascist prisoner who was sentenced to 10 years for an attempted arson, an action in … Continue reading

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Help Ramsey Orta, imprisoned copwatcher who filmed Eric Garner’s death, make parole

You can sign a community letter in support of his parole application here: Thank you all so much for your support of my partner Ramsey Orta over the past few years. Five years after NYPD suffocated Eric Garner to death … Continue reading

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Mid-June events listings: Peterloo, Orgreave, letting fees and more

A quick listing of a few upcoming events: On Thursday 13th, the People’s History Museum in Manchester will be hosting a discussion on “From Peterloo to Orgreave” with the Orgreave Truth & Justice Campaign. Following on from that, Saturday 15th … Continue reading

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Extra late May notes on workplace disputes, prisoner updates and more

A few further notes I didn’t manage to fit into the last update: In radical/anarcho news, a new issue of London’s anarchist paper, Rebel City, is out now, along with the latest issue of the Anarchist Communist Group paper, Jackdaw. … Continue reading

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International repression news: Bulgaria, Belarus, Indonesia, the US and more

In Bulgaria, antifascist prisoner and prison organiser Jock Palfreeman continues his hunger strike, which has now gone on for a month. The Bulgarian families and friends of prisoners group write: “Jock Palfreeman’s hunger strike is in its 30th day today, … Continue reading

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US prisoner solidarity updates: new commutation campaign for Jalil Muntaqim and fundraiser shirts for Greg Curry

Two quick prisoner solidarity updates: Supporters of Jalil Muntaqim, a black liberation prisoner and former Panther who’s been held since the early 1970s, are launching a new campaign to get him released. “As many of you know, Jalil has been … Continue reading

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UK prisoner/legal support updates: Extinction Rebellion prisoners, Kevan Thackrar and the JCB 5

The Activist Court Aid Brigade has an update on the Extinction Rebellion prisoners who’ve been held in remand for the Docklands Light Railway action: one has been released on bail, while Mark Ovland is being held at Mark OVLAND A0671EJ … Continue reading

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