Category Archives: Repression

Support for the Allegheny County Jail strike

On 18th March, about 80 prisoners at Allegheny County Jail launched a 24-hour strike, with the following demands: 1. Permit the [Allegheny County] Justice Project to have immediate access to the ACJ as volunteer interns, with designated areas within the … Continue reading

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US prisoner news: help Jalil Muntaqim and Robert Seth Hayes

A quick reminder about Jalil Muntaqim and Robert Seth Hayes, two prisoners who are still imprisoned as a result of the conflict between the Black Liberation Army and the US state in the early 1970s: Robert Seth Hayes is still … Continue reading

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Hillsborough families ordered to pay ex-head of South Yorkshire Police up to £28,000

In a stunningly vindictive decision, a judge has ordered that five families who lost relatives in the Hillsborough disaster will have to pay legal costs for David Crompton, the former South Yorkshire Police chief, which may reach up to £28,000. … Continue reading

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US prison updates for March

A quick round-up of news from US prison struggles: Most urgently, there’s a call to support black liberation/former Black Panther prisoner Robert Seth Hayes, with phone calls, faxes and emails requested on Friday March 3rd to help get him the … Continue reading

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Events diary for March

March looks to be a pretty busy month, with various events happening across the country. A quick round-up of a few things to look out for: On the first Saturday, the 4th, Bristol antifascists will be out opposing a far-right … Continue reading

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Commemorating, and learning from, the Miners’ Strike: events in March

There’s a few events coming up in early March related to the great miners’ strike of 1984-85 and its legacy. First off, in Wakefield on Saturday 4th March, there’s the annual With Banners Held High event, featuring various discussions of … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Belarusian antifascists

Bristol Anarchist Black Cross (ABC) have set up a fundraiser for a comrade in Belarus who is accused of attacking neonazis last year. In their words: “Since 2009, ABC Belarus have been supporting political prisoners in a country where it’s … Continue reading

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