Tag Archives: Ramsey Orta

Prisoner support updates: Eric King placed on mail ban, copwatcher Ramsey Orta is free!

Obviously, there’s a lot else going on in the world right now, but just to share two quick prisoner support updates: Anarchist prisoner Eric King, who’s faced continued and intense harassment from staff ever since being imprisoned on an arson … Continue reading

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Update on Ramsey Orta: time to get him free!

Ramsey Orta’s support team have posted a pair of updates, indicating that his immediate demands have been granted, but that getting him home is more urgent than ever, as the COVID-19 infection has begun spreading in the prison where he’s … Continue reading

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Urgent alert: Copwatcher Ramsey Orta facing harassment and danger

Ramsey Orta, who was subjected to a campaign of retaliation from the New York Police Department after filming the killing of his friend Eric Garner and is currently imprisoned, has reached out to supporters to report that he’s facing extremely … Continue reading

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Help Ramsey Orta, imprisoned copwatcher who filmed Eric Garner’s death, make parole

You can sign a community letter in support of his parole application here: Thank you all so much for your support of my partner Ramsey Orta over the past few years. Five years after NYPD suffocated Eric Garner to death … 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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Ramsey Orta, imprisoned copwatcher who filmed Eric Garner’s death, moved to solitary

Ramsey Orta, the copwatcher who filmed the police killing of his friend Eric Garner, went on to become the only person present at that scene to go to prison, after he pled guilty to drug and weapon charges following a … Continue reading

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Early September round-up of repression, workplace, housing and other news

A round-up of a few ongoing struggles and upcoming events: The Smash IPP campaign to free the prisoners condemned to endless sentences by a particularly cruel and ill-thought-out Blair government policy is keeping busy. They’re currently asking people to email … Continue reading

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