Tag Archives: Kevin “Rashid” Johnson

Repression news and general upcoming events for late June and July

Following on from the workplace and antifascist roundups, here’s some other news and events that didn’t fit into those categories: In the UK, Picturehouse security guards recently physically assaulted strike supporters. The brave miners who stuck out the entire length … Continue reading

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Trump inauguration trials continue to collapse, Corey Long jailed for defending Charlottesville: US prison/legal updates for early June

This week saw another big development in the “J20” trials targeting those involved in the protests against Trump’s inauguration, as the second trial group collapsed in a series of acquittals and mistrials. While the first group to be acquitted just … Continue reading

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Urgent call to support Kevin “Rashid” Johnson

Prison rebel Kevin “Rashid” Johnson has been facing increased harrassment in recent days, and is requesting calls in support: On May 21, 2018, Kevin Johnson was retaliated against for speaking up on behalf of a prisoner with a psychiatric disability … Continue reading

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Florida prisons update: Kevin “Rashid” Johnson facing torture for reporting on the strike

Kevin “Rashid” Johnson, a writer and organiser currently held in the Florida prison system, was recently given an “inciting a riot” charge for writing an article about an upcoming prison strike in that state. Now, he reports that, as of … Continue reading

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Late June round-up of workplace, legal and other news

A quick roundup of ongoing struggles and upcoming events: At SOAS, an occupation’s just ended after occupiers received confirmation that: The refectory will remain open, and staff redundancies have been reversed. All catering staff will be moved onto the better … Continue reading

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Prison organiser Rashid Johnson facing victimisation – urgent call for support

Kevin “Rashid” Johnson, a revolutionary prisoner incarcerated in Texas, is currently facing intense hostility from staff retaliating against him for exposing previous abuses. If you can ring US numbers, then please call the following people: Call his prison: William Clements … 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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