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Riverside County Jails hunger strike, and other ongoing US prison issues

Prisoners held in jails in Riverside County will be staging a 17-day hunger strike, starting on April 13th. To help amplify their action, you can contact the Sheriff’s Department, which runs the jails, by ringing 951 955-2400 (press option 4), … 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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Prison news for mid-February

A few updates on prison struggles in the UK and internationally: In news from the movement against building new prisons here, there’ll be an evening of discussion in Leicester on Thursday 23rd February, and people will be out opposing the … Continue reading

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The centre cannot hold: 2016 in review

So, this was a pretty brutal year in a lot of ways. It wasn’t all grim all the time, but there was certainly more than enough pain and misery to go around. This is an attempt to try and trace … Continue reading

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Calls and emails needed for California IWOC member facing victimisation

From the Oakland Incarcerated Workers’ Organizing Committee: “Hey IWOCers and supporters! Have you been looking for a way to plug in and offer support to prisoners that are putting their safety and their lives on the line but haven’t been … Continue reading

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US prison struggles: latest calls for support

As the wave of revolt in the US prison system continues, more and more people are finding themselves targeted for reprisals by the prison authorities. These people are taking incredible risks to challenge an unjust system, and knowing that there’s … Continue reading

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US prison strike update: Guards join prisoners on strike in Alabama, uprising and lockdown in South Carolina

Two pieces of news from the ongoing strike and wave of rebellion inside the US prison system: First, guards at the notorious Holman prison, a facility in Alabama that holds many Free Alabama Movement organisers, have joined prisoners on strike. … Continue reading

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