Tag Archives: prisoner solidarity

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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Call for letters in support of Jalil Muntaqim’s parole application

Jalil Muntaqim, a long-term prisoner who’s been incarcerated since his involvement with the Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army in the early 1970s, is eligible for parole this summer. Since his conviction was for shooting a police officer, the … Continue reading

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Mid-May round-up for workplace organising and upcoming events

A quick round-up of workplace organising, upcoming events and other news: Picturehouse workers have voted to take further strike action in their long-running living wage dispute, although no specific dates have been announced yet. Similarly, the United Voices of the … Continue reading

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TGI Strikedays: class struggle and events round-up for early May

A quick update on ongoing workplace and social struggles, and a few upcoming events: Recent notable developments have included the strikes that took place at five McDonald’s stores on May Day, the indefinite strike in Bromley libraries ending with workers … Continue reading

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Support Herman Bell – Four Things to do Right Now!

A message from supporters of Herman Bell: Last week the New York State Board of Parole granted Herman Bell release. Since the Board’s decision, there has been significant backlash from the Police Benevolent Association, other unions, Mayor De Blasio and … Continue reading

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Black Panther/Black Liberation prisoner Herman Bell to be freed after 45 years!

In a message from Herman Bell’s family posted today, it was confirmed that: “A respected elder, Herman Bell, was granted parole having met all the criteria for release according to his sentence. The parole commissioners recognized his progress after serving … Continue reading

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Updates on Black Liberation prisoners Ruchell Cinque Magee and Robert Seth Hayes

Ruchell Cinque Magee, the sole survivor of the 1970 Marin County Courthouse rebellion which attempted to free George Jackson, and former co-defendant of Angela Davis, has an upcoming parole date. As he’s served more than 25 years, and is well … Continue reading

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