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August 11th: Solidarity with Indiana prisoners – end the mail ban!

There’s a call for people to contact the Indiana Department of Corrections on August 11th in co-ordination with a protest that’ll be taking place against the incredibly restrictive  new mail rules. People can ring IDOC director Rob Carter at (317) … Continue reading

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Solidarity with the Hamburg G20 defendants!

The G20 summit in Hamburg earlier this month saw fierce, determined resistance in the streets, as chronicled by CrimethInc, Mark Bray on the Final Straw, …umz Ganze! and Plan C, among others. It sounds like the police tactics were based … 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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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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Folsom Prison blues: inmates launch hunger strike, ask for calls and emails in support

As of May 25th, inmates at California’s notorious Folsom State Prison have launched a hunger strike in protest against unbearable living conditions. They’re asking for people to contact the following officials in support of their action: Chief Deputy Inspector General … Continue reading

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US legal/repression news: Harold Gonzalez released from solitary, new charges brought against J20 arrestees

Two quick updates from the US: In Michigan, Harold “HH” Gonzalez, who was threatened with up to two years in solitary confinement for his role as a spokesperson for the Kinross uprising, has now been told that he’s due to … Continue reading

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Support for the Allegheny County Jail strike

On 18th March, about 80 prisoners at Allegheny County Jail launched a 24-hour strike, with the following demands: 1. Permit the [Allegheny County] Justice Project to have immediate access to the ACJ as volunteer interns, with designated areas within the … Continue reading

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Calls and emails needed to protect prison rebel Kevin “Rashid” Johson from victimisation

“PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY WHEN: Anytime, but esp. on January 5th WHAT: Protect imprisoned activist-journalist Kevin “Rashid” Johnson FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/1794902884117144/ On December 21, 2016, Kevin “Rashid” Johnson was the victim of an assault by guards at the Clements Unit where … 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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Prisoner solidarity: festive edition

So, we’re approaching that time of year when most of us get a few days off work to spend with the people we care about. Whatever your thoughts on the holiday as a whole, it’s a thing that lots of … Continue reading

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