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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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Antifascist prisoner Jock Palfreeman on hunger strike, and last-minute callouts for this weekend

Jock Palfreeman, antifascist prisoner and chair of the Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association, has launched a hunger strike “as a protest against the corruption and abuse of power by the management of Sofia Prison, and in particular, the chief of staff, Desilav … Continue reading

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Repression and resistance round-up for early July: Cardiff, Bulgaria and beyond…

A quick round-up of repression-related news: In Cardiff, three defendants facing charges related to an attempted disruption of an arms fair have just been acquitted. In Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association have put out an urgent call for solidarity actions, … 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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Call for international solidarity with the inmates of Sofia prison, Bulgaria

A call from the Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association: Immediate call for international solidarity! In a similar statement circulated amongst prisoners in Sofia Prison, we outline the problems we have faced in the last year with the appointment of the Director Peter … Continue reading

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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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