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About londonabc

London Anarchist Black Cross, is a collective set up with the aim of supporting prisoners: political prisoners, people in detention centers or just people fucked over by the capitalist system.

Call Out for an International Week for Anarchist Prisoners

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 … Continue reading

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Letter Writing Night

Freedom Bookshop in Aldgate has started hosting a monthly letter writing night to prisoners – come along, hang out and write cos sometimes it’s nice to do things together. If you have someone you would like us to write to, … Continue reading

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2014 NYE LONDON PRISONER SOLIDARITY DEMO

NYE Prisoner solidarity demonstration beginning at 8:00 pm Pentonville then moves onto 9:30 pm Holloway START ADDRESS: HMP Pentonville,Caledonian Rd, London N7 8TT BRING NOISE MAKERS Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1522093921410227/

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Debbie Vincent sentenced to 6 years in prison

  Debbie Vincent, long-term animal rights campaigner, comrade, and friend to many within the movement, was sentenced on 17th April to 6 years in prison, after a five-week long trial at Winchester Crown Court. Further to time in prison, she … Continue reading

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INCARCERATED CINEMA 8th – 29th MAY 2014

London ABC presents a season of films at Goldsmiths University depicting struggle and resistance behind prisons walls. Screening 1 RHB small cinema Thursday the 8th of May 7.30 pm: Scum (1977) This is the hard and shocking story of life … Continue reading

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Kevan Thakrar moved to HMP Whitemoor

Kev was transferred to the segregation unit of HMP Whitemoor on the 17th of December 2013. Please use the exact address below as some of his mail is going to his brother who is also there. Rather than being on … Continue reading

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Ihar Alinevich‘s On the Way to Magadan

On December, 10, the International Human Rights Day, the Belarusian PEN Centre and Radio Liberty announced the winners of Frantsishak Aliakhnovich award for the best work written in prison. Ironically, as the award is often called ‘prisonous’ its founders would … Continue reading

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NEW YEARS EVE PRISON SOLIDARITY DEMO 2013

  START ADDRESS: HMP Pentonville,Caledonian Rd, London N7 8TT link to facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/724487577561950/

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London ABC Winter Letter Writing Afternoon, Sunday 15th Dec, 2013

As you sit in your cold damp overpriced flat in london contemplating the above inflation ticket price increase in the new year. Spare a thought for those imprisoned within the prisons structures in london the UK and all over the … Continue reading

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UK to build supersized jails

FROM PRISON REFORM TRUST. STOP PRESS New Bromley Briefing Prison Factfile launched today The Autumn 2013 edition of the Bromley Briefing Prison Factfile reveals that nearly half of people in prison in England and Wales could be warehoused in 1,000-plus … Continue reading

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