prisons

Anarchist scaremongering at the Republican Convention

If you have been reading the mainstream internet news recently, you could be forgiven for thinking that there is an impending large scale anarchist insurrection about to take place in Florida.

Soledad brother: The prison letters of George Jackson

PDF compilation of letters written by prison activist, George Jackson, from 1964 to 1970.

11,000 Colombian prisoners on hunger strike for better conditions

More than 11,000 Colombian prisoners across 21 jails are now over two weeks into a hunger strike and other acts of resistance.

Australia to re-open Pacific island prisons for asylum seekers

The Australian government has passed legislation, known as the ‘Pacific solution’, that will see asylum seekers transferred to offshore prisons on remote Pacific islands….Sorry, I meant, ‘immigration processing centres’.

Spanish political prisoners - Syndicalist Workers Federation

Miguel Garcia, Barcelona, August 1979.

A pamphlet published by the Syndicalist Workers' Federation on the imprisonment of Spanish anarchists by the Franco regime (1970).

600 Russian prisoners on hunger strike against staff brutality

Up to 600 prisoners in prison in south Russia have gone on hunger strike in response to the brutal attack and subsequent death of a fellow inmate at the hands of prison staff.

The internment without trial of Marian Price

Whilst you may not share her politics, the internment without trial of the Irish Republican Marian Price, has profound implications for anyone involved in political activism.

Gay conservatism

A podcast on gay conservatism from Pacifica Radio's "Against the Grain" with the author Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore whose most recent book is 'Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?: Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Desire to Conform'.

Let There Be An Afghan Spring

The good news is that Omar will be released in 11 weeks and will have only served half of his 18 month sentence. He will doing a useful DIY workshop soon and is getting on well with everyone.

Please continue to write to him. You can also find his contact details on his blog: http://bangedupforprotesting.wordpress