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Prisoners’ Justice Day 2021 in Montreal

[En français plus bas] VIGIL Prisoners’ Justice Day / Journée de la justice pour les détenu.e.s Tio’tia:ke / Mooniyang / Montréal August 10 2020 / le 10 août 2021 18h30-20h30 Parc Vinet (near CEDA) 550 Rue Vinet, Montréal, QC H3J 2L5 Metro Lionel-Groulx Join us in a public vigil to …

NYC-ABC PP/POW updates July 27, 2021

NOTE: If you currently send the updates to Doug Wright, he has been moved: Douglas Wright #57973-060 FCI Gilmer Post Office Box 6000 Glenville, West Virginia 26351 If you send the updates to Wren and Acre, please stop as they have both been released! Here’s the latest compilation of every …

Pennsylvania prisoners start hunger strike against isolation practices

Originally published at Perilous Chronicle. June 25, 2021 By Lena Mercer, Perilous Chronicle On June 23, 20-30 prisoners at SCI Phoenix, a 3,800 bed state prison facility near Philadelphia, began a hunger strike. The strikers are protesting against the use of an Intensive Management Unit (IMU), or segregation unit, inside …

FINAL Prison Covid Newsletter (vol 2, no 5), April 2021

The Prison Covid-19 Information Project provides COVID-19 news and resources for prisoners and their families and loved ones on the outside. Their April newsletter will be their final edition. It is available here. A statement from the editor: “New COVID-19 infections in prisons have dropped in recent months, from their …

NEW RELEASE: Remembering the Armed Struggle: My Time with the Red Army Faction

Available for pre-order. Shipping in late March. Margrit Schiller was an early member of the Red Army Faction, the West German urban guerrilla group. In 1971 she was captured and charged with a murder she did not commit, and upon her release she returned to the underground, being captured again …

Act Now: Second Group of Detainees on Hunger Strike at the Laval Migrant Prison!

From Solidarity Across Borders. #FreeThemAll #StatusForAll #HungerStrikeLaval On Monday, March 1, 2021, a second group of detainees launched an indefinite hunger strike to demand their immediate release from the Laval Migrant Prison. At present, six detainees are refusing meals, despite pressure from the Canada Border Services Agency to desist. The …

Declaration of the Inmates on Hunger Strike at the Laval Detention Centre

From the Solidarity Across Borders. Seven inmates of the Laval migrant prison are continuing the hunger strike they began on March 1, 2021. The strikers have launched a declaration to announce their strike, denounce their situation and demand their release. Declaration of the Inmates of the Laval Detention Centre  We …

Prison Covid Newsletter (vol 2, no 4), March 2021

The Prison Covid-19 Information Project provides COVID-19 news and resources for prisoners and their families and loved ones on the outside. Their latest newsletter is here. They have also added a blog to their site, which is predominately updates from prisoners on the situation where they are held.

Prison Covid Newsletter (vol 2, no 3), Feb. 2021

The Prison Covid-19 Information Project provides COVID-19 news and resources for prisoners and their families and loved ones on the outside. Their latest newsletter is here. They have also added a blog to their site, which is predominately updates from prisoners on the situation where they are held.