Over the past few weeks, more than a dozen political activists in New York, Chicago, and the San Francisco Bay Area have been visited by FBI, US Marshals, and Joint Terrorist Task Force (JTTF) agents. In some cases the agents have shown a more than 30-year-old wanted poster of Donna Borup, who was arrested with others during a 1981 anti-Apartheid demonstration at JFK International Airport.… Read the rest
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Kevin “Rashid” Johnson continues to suffer from chronic health problems and HAS NOT YET BEEN SEEN BY A DOCTOR. Despite the fact that he has carefully followed prison protocol and despite his being referred by two different nurses for an MD visit, he still has not received one.… Read the rest
At the last May Day protest, police repression was brutal and a lot of protesters were hurt. Bobette was specifically targeted by the SPVM because of her political activities; they physically attacked her and psychologically harassed her. You can read a summary of what happened to Bobette on May Day afterward.… Read the rest
Next weekend (Thursday night-Sunday night) is the Fifteenth International Conference on Penal Abolition. The conference is being held in at the University of Ottawa, on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin Territory currently occupied by the Canadian carceral state.
The conference will be happening from June 12 to 15, bringing together dozens of speakers from around the world to discuss the plague of prisons, anti-prison activism, and research on the evolution of incarceration and resistance to it.… Read the rest