Category Archives: Repression

Updates on BLM/George Floyd Uprising defendants, and Tower Hamlets council strike

Uprising defendant news: Urooj Rahman and Colinford Mattis have been granted release on bail. Pre-trial defendants who are still incarcerated include: Samantha Shader, #83823-053, MDC Brooklyn, Metropolitan Detention Center, P.O. Box 329002, Brooklyn, NY, 11232 Margaret Channon, #49955-086, FDC SeaTac, … Continue reading

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Repression news: three protesters sentenced to death in Iran, Eric King assaulted by guards

Two quick updates on repression/legal/prison news. From the Anarchist Union of Iran and Afghanistan: Three young people were sentenced to death by Teheran’s “Revolutionary Court”. Saeed Tamjidi, Amir Hossein Moradi and Mohammad Rajabi were charged, among others, with “participation in … Continue reading

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Health and safety dispute at Manchester airport, BLM legal defence, the history of the Syrian revolution and more

Reel News report that a dispute over health and safety and blacklisting has broken out at Manchester Airport. In their words: “Construction workers are picketing Manchester airport over the disgraceful treatment that 70 sparks and fitters have received from JCK … Continue reading

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Prisoner support updates: Eric King placed on mail ban, copwatcher Ramsey Orta is free!

Obviously, there’s a lot else going on in the world right now, but just to share two quick prisoner support updates: Anarchist prisoner Eric King, who’s faced continued and intense harassment from staff ever since being imprisoned on an arson … Continue reading

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Urgent call to support Jalil Muntaqim, infected with Covid-19 after his release was blocked

Jalil Muntaqim, a former Black Panther/Black Liberation Army member held in prison since 1971, has been infected with coronavirus after the New York Attorney General actively chose to block a court order approving his release. One of his relatives has … Continue reading

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April 27 – Online Day Of Action – Communities Not Cages! Release2SaveLives

From the Campaign Against Prison Expansion: “We call this day of action on Monday 27th April to demand the release of all incarcerated women and other people held in women’s prisons. WATCH THIS SPACE FOR UPDATES ON MONDAY! To get … Continue reading

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Help Ferguson prisoner Josh Williams make parole

From the new Free Josh Williams support site:   Josh is up for parole in June of 2020. In order to strengthen his chances for release, he needs letters that attest to his character and the support he’ll have once … Continue reading

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Update on Ramsey Orta: time to get him free!

Ramsey Orta’s support team have posted a pair of updates, indicating that his immediate demands have been granted, but that getting him home is more urgent than ever, as the COVID-19 infection has begun spreading in the prison where he’s … Continue reading

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Urgent alert: Copwatcher Ramsey Orta facing harassment and danger

Ramsey Orta, who was subjected to a campaign of retaliation from the New York Police Department after filming the killing of his friend Eric Garner and is currently imprisoned, has reached out to supporters to report that he’s facing extremely … Continue reading

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Appeal to protect Stagecoach bus drivers, and updated events listings: blacklisting film and more…

A quick appeal that’s come through from Unite: Help Keep our Bus Drivers Safe Bus drivers are in the Coronavirus front line, making sure nurses, cleaners, NHS staff and other essential workers are able to get safely to work. The … Continue reading

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