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After Isolation: Questioning the Effects of Solitary

An article by Texas inmates Noah Coffin and Patrick Rater exploring the long-term psychological effects of solitary confinement.

Esperanto; in the Ups and Downs of Moscow Linguistics and Politics

2-a kongreso de SEU, Moskvo, julio 1925

A series of articles from the journal Amerika Esperantisto, concerning the history of Esperanto and linguistics in the Soviet Union. Written in 1957

Anarchist prisoner Eric King facing threats and intimdation against his family while preparing for trial

New documents filed in Eric King's ongoing court case reveal the extent of staff intimidation and threats toward Eric and his family. This information was first posted on his legal fundraiser page. Content note: the following text includes a discussion of suicide

No Hanging Here: The Case of Marie and Noel Murray

A pamphlet produced by the Murray Defence Campaign, protesting against the planned executions of Irish anarchists Noel and Marie Murray. Digitised by the Irish Left Archive.

Lucasville uprising prisoner Bomani Shakur on the US justice system

Bomani Shakur/Keith LaMar, a prisoner sentenced to death after being wrongly convicted of murder for his alleged role in the 1993 Lucasville Uprising, reflects on his experiences. First published on the Justice for Keith LaMar facebook page, and republished by Abolition Media Worldwide.

Racism and Close Supervision Centres

Close Supervision Centre prisoner Kevan Thakrar writes on racism within the CSC system. Taken from the Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee site.

The Birth of Close Supervision Centres

An article by Kevan Thakrar, who has spent ten years in the UK's brutal Close Supervision Centres, on the origins of the scheme. Taken from the Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee website.

Anarchist prisoner Eric King facing prosecution after being attacked by staff

Anarchist prisoner Eric King is facing a serious assault charge after being attacked by a prison guard. The following information is taken from his legal fundraiser site.

Russia: “network” case anti-fascists jailed for 6 to 18 years

A military court yesterday convicted seven Russian anti-fascists of trumped-up charges in the “network” case, and sentenced them to between six and 18 years imprisonment. The trial of two more defendants continues in St Petersburg.