So-called Canada: This has been a big month for Hamilton. To contextualize Cedar’s arrest, we can start with the Anarchist Bookfair in early March, our first bookfair here in 7 years.
Tuesday the 3rd of april, was the eighth day of Peike’s appeal procedure. The hearing began with announcements of the content of all now-planned trial days.The ninth day of Peike’s higher appeal took place on Thursday April 5. United We Stand were outside again with music and coffee, while inside the court room German as well as Dutch friends and comrades were present. People can also join a bis from Amsterdam to Hamburg to the last planned court date of G20-prisoner Peike!
June 11th is an international day of solidarity with Marius Mason and all long-term anarchist prisoners. A spark in the eternal night of state repression. A day set aside for honoring those who have been stolen from us. On this day, we share in songs, events, and actions to celebrate our captured comrades and loved ones. In years past, June 11th celebrations have been international and wide-ranging – from potlucks with friends to various inspiring attacks; fundraising benefits and prisoner letter writing nights to all of the untold and unknown ways we keep the flame alive.
Vasilis Dimakis, the incarcerated student who is claiming the right to higher education, has been transferred to Korydallos Prison Hospital but refused to be examined. Since he is now on the 23d day of his hunger strike and aldready started a thirst strike, the doctor there predicted that serious health issues will appear soon and suggested Dimakis’ transfer to a proper hospital.
Text by anarchis prisoner Nikos Romanos about the court decision for the case of “individual terrorists”. Image above: After Nikos Romanos was arrested (in 2013) he was tortured by Greek police. The image at the left side was photoshopped by Greek police.
Report of Day seven of Peike‘s appeal procedure at the court in Hamburg, Germany. Image above: Solidarity banner in bookstore “De Opstand” in The Haugue, Netherlands.
Call for solidarity and action on April 10th with J20 defendants.
News on the transfer of one of those sentenced for taking part in the fire on a police car in Quai de Valmy in May 2016.
Hamburg, Germany: Friday, March 23 was the sixth day of Peike’s appeal. Again, there were many supporters in court and the solidarity booth of United We Stand was again present from 8 o’clock in the morning.
Statement by prisoners in Korydallos Prison (Wards A, B, C, D and E).
Statement by a group about the attack on a new (it’s in construction) police station in the Elberfeld district in Wuppertal, Germany.
This is an excerpt from a larger piece, a compilation of interviews with incarcerated and formerly incarcerated folks in Texas, Illinois, and Florida. The full document demonstrates how prisons are extensions of the plantation and recreate the pre-1865 slave codes through unpaid labor, policing, isolation, abuse, and more. This particular excerpt highlights the way schooling operates in the context of the penal system as a tool of control, and how access to education is limited in order to control prisoners. In publishing this, we hope to draw connections between how the University and the Prison operate as two sides of the same coin determining who may access knowledge. We further hope this piece will draw students to adopt a broader perspective in their struggles, to draw connections with prisoner & abolitionist struggles. We won’t add much more analysis, since we think the writing speaks for itself.