Tag Archives: Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association

July 25th: international day of solidarity with anti-fascist prisoners

A few suggestions for things you can do to mark the international day of solidarity with anti-fascist prisoners on July 25th: If you’re in the UK, you might want to contact Kent Anti-Racism Network to see if there’s anything you … Continue reading

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Mid-July repression round-up

There’s an enormous amount of stuff going on. In particular, it seems like there’s a surge of stuff connected to prisons, repression and the legal system right now, so here’s a quick round-up of stuff focused on that: Here in … Continue reading

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Support Dane Powell, first anti-Trump protestor to be jailed

Dane Powell, one of the 200+ people arrested for allegedly taking part in the disruption of Trump’s inauguration, has pled guilty to two charges and been jailed for four months. You can donate to his commissary here, buy him books … Continue reading

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Early July round-up of workplace and repression news

Another quick round-up of ongoing workplace and legal/repression stuff: The Woolwich Ferry dispute, which has been running since last winter, has been resolved in what the unions are describing as a victory, with the two managers at the heart of … Continue reading

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Sofia, Bulgaria: two weeks in, the prison strike stays solid

Updates on the Sofia prison strike from the Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association: “Don’t listen to the false news from BTV The strike in Sofia central prison continues with 30 prisoners refusing to leave their cells to go to work and another … Continue reading

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Inmates strike at Sofia prison, Bulgaria

There’s really not much English-language information about this situation available at the moment, but according to the Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association: “There is a mass strike by over 60 prisoner workers in Sofia Prison in protest over the order for slave … Continue reading

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Prison updates: news from Shilan Oscelik and the Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association

Two pieces of prison news that seemed worth sharing: First, Shilan Ozcelik, the young woman being prosecuted for terrorism charges because she’s alleged to have tried to join the Kurdish resistance to ISIS, appeared in court this week, was denied … Continue reading

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