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Taking Liberties newsletter - London Anarchist Black Cross

Partial online archive of Taking Liberties, the mid to late 1990s newsletter of the London Anarchist Black Cross covering prisons, prisoner solidarity, miscarriages of justice etc.

At least 21 issues were published from ? until 1997(?).

Iran: Explosions and Growing Internal Repression

Frieda Afary of the Alliance of Middle Eastern and North African Socialists reports on recent developments in Iran.

Support for People going to Court

A short guide about how to support people going to court. This guide was published by the Green and Black Cross.

Can immigration officers arrest me for obstruction?

Several activists have been arrested for allegedly obstructing immigration enforcement operations. In each case, the arrests were made by immigration officers themselves rather than the police. Understandably, this has caused some confusion amongst activists about the arrest powers wielded by immigration officers. Carl Spender is here to shed some light on the matter. This guide was originally published by Freedom.

Do you have to give your fingerprints to police?

Going on protests can often be a legal minefield, which is why you need to know your stuff when you go on them. Below, a member of the Activist Court Aid Brigade talks through the most frequently asked questions on fingerprinting. This guide was first published by Freedom.

Being Trans and Protesting

This guide outlines key rights and advice for trans people attending protests. We hope that this guide will support you in knowing your rights, so you can make informed decisions about how and when you take action. This guide was compiled by Green and Black Cross.

Police Station Support Guide

Being arrested and held in police custody is unpleasant. People often appreciate being met by a friendly face when they are released. This is a guide to doing effective police station support. This guide is an updated version of the Activist’s Legal Project guide to arrestee support, created collectively by GBC Resources, Activist Court Aid Brigade (ACAB) and Queercare.

It’s Still “No Comment”

A brief statement on the importance of "no comment" interviews, based on the experiences of the Legal Defence & Monitoring Group. Found on Pastebin.