Part of a year-long campaign aimed at pressing the government to switch away from its plans to build several mega-prisons, March will see both a global day of solidarity with Kevan Thakrar and a month of activity. Community Action on Prison Expansion has called the broader initiative for next month, which is timed as a
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
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
As is usually the case there are two prisoner solidarity demonstrations taking place in London this New Years Eve. North of the river London ABC are organising a noise demonstration starting at 8pm outside Pentonville Prison before moving on to HMP Holloway a short walk away. In South London another noise demonstration and speak out