Tag Archives: Jailhouse Lawyers Speak

Repression/legal/prison news for mid-November, and other notes

On the legal/repression front in the UK, the big news in recent weeks has been the start of the undercover policing inquiry. On that note, I can’t really add anything to the work of the Campaign Opposing Police Surveillance, who’ve … Continue reading

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Urgent call to protect Kevan Thackrar from attacks, and more prison/repression/legal news

A quick listing of repression/prison-related news: There’s an urgent call to help protect Kevan Thackrar, a prisoner who was recently the victim of a racist attack, and is now being moved to a cell next to someone who’s previously attacked … Continue reading

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Gearing up for August 21: US prisoner updates

As the August 21 US-wide prison strike approaches, authorities across the country are stepping up repressive measures against inmates who are seen as organisers. In Ohio, Imam Hasan’s hunger strike has entered a second week, and Greg Curry reports that … Continue reading

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