Among the London anarchist events that see out the year are annual noise demos at HMP Brixton and HMP Pentonville, where pots are rattled, whizzers whizzed and bottle rockets set off as people walk around the jail reminding prisoners that they’re not forgotten. Freedom was at this year’s Pentonville showing, while Base was at Brixton.
Tonight anarchists will gather on both sides of the Atlantic to show solidarity with prisoners at an often difficult time of year as they spend their time behind bars rather than with family or friends for the holidays. In London there will be demos at Brixton and Pentonville prisons, continuing a tradition of several years, The
The Empty Cages Collective and Community Action on Prison Expansion (CAPE) campaigns are calling for people to get involved in fighting at what they say is a crucial stage in government plans to build four new megaprisons across Britain. Plans to build new facilities at Full Sutton in east Yorkshire, Hindley in Wigan, Rochester in Kent and
New Year’s Eve is pushed as a time of year to go out and let your hair down, usually by going to some horribly overpriced, overcrowded club and drinking in an effort to forget the last 12 months. But for many, including anarchist and anti-fascist prisoners around the world, and the many victims of police