prisons

Wildcat UK #9 1986

Wildcat #9 July 1986.

Taken from Splits and Fusions archive.

Prisoners - Black Flag

Mark Barnsley

Round up of prisoner solidarity from Black Flag #218, 1999.

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(?).

Anarchist Black Cross news - Black Flag

Prisoner news and support from Black Flag #213 1998.

Prison News - Black Flag #216

Some of the shorter prison news items from Black Flag #216 1999.

They Call It Suicide, We Call It Murder - Black Flag

On 5 March 1998 the Italian police arrested 3 anarchists on serious charges of “subversive association for the purpose of constituting an armed gang”. They were accused of various actions linked to the popular struggle against the construction of the high speed railway through the Val di Susa in Piemonte. Now only one of the 3 arrested anarchists remains alive.

Article from Black Flag #215 1998.

Detainment is Death in the Pandemic!

Inmates and persons deprived of liberty are at high risk of dying due to COVID-19. The state's campaign of mass arrests and detainment of so-called quarantine violators risks spreading the disease to detainees. As it is the poor who bares the brunt of the state's policing and incarceration, prisons and police must be abolished as they mostly only target the poor.

Class Struggle in the Time of Coronavirus: An Incomplete Chronicle of Events (16-21 March)

The following review is a small depiction of what’s happening in the world, outside Italy (for the situation in Italy, see: leftcom.org).

Why Some Like the New Jim Crow So Much

A critique of Michelle Alexander's widely praised book on the prison-industrial system in the United States.