Posts Tagged ‘ prisoner support ’

Durham, NC: “NO WALL NO BORDER” Graffiti in Solidarity with #J20 and FL Prison Strikers

Durham, NC: “NO WALL NO BORDER” Graffiti in Solidarity with #J20 and FL Prison Strikers

From It’s Going Down The following short report was sent anonymously to It’s Going Down: A group of friends spent a casual and soon-to-be snowy evening decorating a huge wall in view of Durham’s highway 147. We hope this can warm the hearts of friends and comrades facing repression on both sides of the...
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Surviving A Grand Jury: Three Narratives From Grand Jury Resisters

Surviving A Grand Jury: Three Narratives From Grand Jury Resisters

from CrimethInc A Few Words about Grand Juries Grand juries serve the state as a sort of auxiliary legal proceeding to force people to inform on each other. A grand jury isn’t a criminal trial; there’s no judge present. It takes place entirely in secret. As a witness, you can’t even obtain transcripts of...
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Texas: Eastham Unit Water Supply Shut Completely Off

Texas: Eastham Unit Water Supply Shut Completely Off

by Keith “Malik” Washington “Hasan (Shakur) was the hardest worker I ever met. He founded organizations, sat on boards, and planned antiviolence concerts in the community. He put out a newsletter a hell of a lot more regularly than many groups on the outside. He helped numerous organizations with strategic planning. He pushed everyone...
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“We Are the Minority and Society Doesn’t Care”: The Marriage Between Toxic Waste and Prisons

“We Are the Minority and Society Doesn’t Care”: The Marriage Between Toxic Waste and Prisons

by Kevin Williams / Think Progress A security fence surrounds the inmate housing on New York’s Rikers Island Correctional Facility. (Credit: AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File) When the Department of Justice proposed earlier this year to cancel the $444 million set aside for a new federal prison in Letcher County, Kentucky, the nascent prison ecology movement —...
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Leonard Peltier Releases Statement on Thanksgiving/Day of Mourning

25. November 2017
Leonard Peltier Releases Statement on Thanksgiving/Day of Mourning

from Warrior Publications Greetings my friends, relatives and supporters. Once again, I can’t tell you how much i am so honored that you would want to hear my words, or should i say read my words. You can’t imagine the thoughts that go through my head at times whenever everything is still and quiet...
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Animal Liberation Prisoner Walter Bond on Hunger Strike

25. November 2017
Animal Liberation Prisoner Walter Bond on Hunger Strike

from Contra Info Walter Bond – the Animal Liberation Front political prisoner – has started a hunger strike to protest mistreatment in prison The comrade is in the SHU (solitary confinement) and is only permitted use the phone for 15 minutes per month. Walter has been on hunger strike for 6 days in prison....
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The Fall 2017 Earth First! Newsletter is Out! Free to Read Online or Download

The Fall 2017 Earth First! Newsletter is Out! Free to Read Online or Download

Earth First! News is our quarterly newsletter that comes out between magazines to update you on environmental actions you might have missed. Shorter than our magazine and easier to copy, print, hand out, and table with, this 12-page edition of Earth First! News includes updates and actions from late June through September, 2017, a feature on Camp...
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Weathering Jail & Prison: Tips from Dane Powell & Joseph Buddenburg

Weathering Jail & Prison: Tips from Dane Powell & Joseph Buddenburg

from Crimethinc Dane Powell, the first of the J20 defendants to be sentenced, just completed his four-month sentence after taking a non-cooperating plea deal in which he pled guilty to two felony charges. During the demonstrations against Trump’s inauguration, Dane was filmed risking his freedom to save a child who was brutally attacked by riot police. Dane teamed up with Joseph...
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Frackville Prison’s Systemic Water Crisis

Frackville Prison’s Systemic Water Crisis

Bryant Arroyo, “jailhouse environmentalist” at Pennsylvania’s SCI-Frackville by Bryant Arroyo / FightToxicPrisons.org On September 19, 21, 24 and 27, 2017, we prisoners at Pennsylvania’s SCI-Frackville facility experienced four incidences with respect to the crisis of drinking toxic water. While this was not the first indication of chronic water problems at the prison, it seemed...
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Paperwrenching Prisons and Pipelines

Paperwrenching Prisons and Pipelines

by Panagioti / EarthFirstJournal.org AUTHOR’S NOTE: If your the type who likes to cut to the chase, here it goes: There are two open comment periods for Environmental Impacts Statements (EIS) that you should know about. One for the Sabal Trail Pipeline and another for the Letcher County federal prison. So take a few...
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Political Prisoner Birthday Poster for October 2017 is Now Available

Political Prisoner Birthday Poster for October 2017 is Now Available

from Prison Books Collective Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for October.(11″x17″ PDF, 759KB) Also available as a shareable PNG here (imgur link). Print it out and plaster your community, both in commemoration of these freedom fighters and to advertise locally for a political prisoner letter writing night. Get together with some friends in your...
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Happy News from Italy on Eco-anarchists Billy, Costa, and Silvia

Happy News from Italy on Eco-anarchists Billy, Costa, and Silvia

from CNA Italia translated by 325 No State Silvia Guernini, Luca Bernasconi, and Constantino Ragusa A few days ago the trial court in Turin held a hearing of the trial going on in the Italian state against eco-anarchist comrades Billy, Costa and Silvia. The Supreme Court confirmed the “non-procedural default of jurisdiction”, as already...
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