prisoner support

NYC Anarchist Black Cross: Illustrated Guide to Political Prisoners and Prisoners of War version 12.4 released!

  • Posted on: 28 June 2017
  • By: thecollective

We’ve finished the latest version of the NYC ABC “Illustrated Guide to Political Prisoners and Prisoners of War” and it’s available for viewing (and download). This update includes updated mini-bios, photos, and address changes for several prisoners, as well as the removal of Chelsea Manning (Commutation!). Unfortunately, it also includes the addition of recently-imprisoned water defender Krow.

Debating Justice: A letter from Damien out of the Fleury-Mérogis jail (France)

  • Posted on: 16 January 2017
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

Damien is an anarchist arrested on Wednesday, December 7 in Bretagne, charged with attacks against the Chambre of Commerce, a Jaguar dealership, and other targets during a demo that took place on April 14 between Paris’ 10th and 19th districts during the mobilization against the Loi Travail. This letter was published on January 7 and was intended as a contribution to a public discussion about how to engage with the justice system, in a bid to break the isolation that it seeks to impose.

When I heard that on January 9 in Paris there was going to be a debate about justice, I wanted to try to contribute by letter, but because I’m not allowed any visits or phone calls, I don’t have any details about the subject of the debate. The theme of justice is tied to many issues, like repression, authority, and incarceration, as well as obviously questions of defense or attack, resignation or dignity, inaction or vengeance.

This is a personal choice belonging to each individual and I don’t want to lecture about it or present myself as a martyr or hero, which I am not. So I will speak only of my own choice, one that isn’t motivated by the specter of revolutionary duty, but by desire, my own need to feel more free, more dignified, and more alive than my jailers permit.

Sara Falconer & Daniel McGowan on Which Side Podcast

  • Posted on: 31 October 2016
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

Episode 208: We talk with Sara Falconer & Daniel McGowan.

We discuss the Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar, Supporting Prisoners, Old Times, Kinko Runs, Rush, Cake & much more. #fsd

Listen now:
http://whichsidepodcast.com/daniel-mcgowan-sara-falconer/

(A-Radio) Presentation: the Prison Strike in the USA 2016

  • Posted on: 25 October 2016
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

As Anarchist Radio Berlin we documented a presentation on the Prison Strike in the USA 2016.

As Anarchist Radio Berlin, we recorded a presentation about the ongoing prison strike in the United States of America, its backgrounds as well as the methods of support and solidarity that are used in- and outside of prisons. The presentation was held in October 2016 in Berlin.

Length: 57:47 min

Italy – On the 28th September’s trial against a comrade from Genoa

  • Posted on: 11 October 2016
  • By: thecollective

Originally from http://www.autistici.org/cna/2016/09/30/italia-le-nostre-parole-e-le-nostre-idee/

Reposted from the translation at Act for Freedom Now

OUR WORDS AND OUR IDEAS

On the 28th September’s trial against a comrade from Genoa

Which Side Lectures: Prisoner Support for Prison Abolition

  • Posted on: 22 August 2016
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

Episode 198: This week we bring you another installment of our Which Side: Lectures series. This presentation was given by the Tucson ABC on August 2, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Boing! Anarchist Collective. The Lecture is called: "Prisoner Support for Prison Abolition: National Prison Strike September 2016".

This is a Call to Action Against Slavery in America

  • Posted on: 1 April 2016
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From SupportPrisonerResistance.net - Prisoners from across the United States have just released this call to action for a nationally coordinated prisoner workstoppage against prison slavery to take place on September 9th, 2016.

Get it as zine PDF.

This is a Call to Action Against Slavery in America

Former Political Prisoner Panel in Denver, 2015 (pt 1)

  • Posted on: 6 October 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

Airs on WSFM-LP 103.3 in Asheville / streaming at AshevilleFM from 3am EST on October 5th, 2015 through October 11th, then podcasting at radio4all.net. Also airing this week on KOWA-LPFM in Olympia, WA, KWTF in Bodega Bay, CA, KXCF in Marshall, CA, and WCRS-LP Columbus Community Radio 98.3 and 102.1 FM.

Call out for an International Week for Anarchist Prisoners

  • Posted on: 17 August 2015
  • By: thecollective

From Till All Are Free

In summer 2013 members of several ABC groups discussed the necessity of introducing an International Day for Anarchist Prisoners. Given there are already established dates for Political Prisoners Rights Day or Prison Justice Day, we found it important to emphasise the stories of our comrades as well. Many imprisoned anarchists will never be acknowledged as ‘political prisoners’ by formal human-rights organisations, because their sense of social justice is strictly limited to the capitalist laws which are designed to defend the State and prevent any real social change. At the same time, even within our individual communities, we know so little about the repression that exists in other countries, to say nothing of the names and cases involving many of our incarcerated comrades.

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