Tag Archives: Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee

Legal/courts/prisons update for mid-November

A few pieces of news related to courts, prisons and the legal system: Here in the UK, the Clydeside IWW are asking people to join them at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Thursday December 7th to support one of their members … Continue reading

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UK prison news for early May

A few pieces of news relevant to the subject of UK prisons: Kent Anti-Racism Network report that one of their comrades has just been jailed for taking part in the resistance to last year’s nazi marches in Dover. They don’t … Continue reading

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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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