Tag Archives: prisons

Inmates strike at Sofia prison, Bulgaria

There’s really not much English-language information about this situation available at the moment, but according to the Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association: “There is a mass strike by over 60 prisoner workers in Sofia Prison in protest over the order for slave … 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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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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Boxing day round-up: a few recent stories and upcoming events

A few recent stories you may have missed: some festive cheer came from the CPS dropping charges against the Bahraini activist Isa Alaali, who was nicked for disrupting an arms fair earlier this year, and some tentative good news in … Continue reading

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US prison struggles: latest calls for support

As the wave of revolt in the US prison system continues, more and more people are finding themselves targeted for reprisals by the prison authorities. These people are taking incredible risks to challenge an unjust system, and knowing that there’s … Continue reading

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US prison strike update: Guards join prisoners on strike in Alabama, uprising and lockdown in South Carolina

Two pieces of news from the ongoing strike and wave of rebellion inside the US prison system: First, guards at the notorious Holman prison, a facility in Alabama that holds many Free Alabama Movement organisers, have joined prisoners on strike. … Continue reading

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US prison strike: suggestions for staying informed and getting involved

At this point, the US prison strike has been going on for well over a week. Due to the nature of the prison system, which is designed to cut off communication with the outside world, it’s difficult to say exactly … Continue reading

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