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International symposium 5 novembre 2020

International Symposium on Solitary Confinement (Virtual) Thu, Nov 5, 2020, 8:00 AM – Fri, Nov 6, 2020, 1:00 PM PST

 EVENT click here  This free event will explore psychological, legal and biological issues related to solitary confinement in the USA and world. This symposium, sponsored by the Provost’s Office at Thomas Jefferson University and free to the public, will bring together international experts on the use and impact of solitary confinement. Topics to be discussed…

Julian Assange in court

Assange’s Fifth Day at the Old Bailey: Supermax Prisons and Special Administrative Measures

SOURCE   (Top Illustration Reuters/Julia Quenzler)   by Dr Binoy Kampmark — September 15, 2020 Having had a coronavirus scare towards the end of last week, necessitating a brief suspension of proceedings for September 11, the extradition proceedings for Julian Assange resumed with Eric Lewis. The chairman of the board of Reprieve, who has cut his teeth on representing Afghan detainees…

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USA : Why did the Bureau of Prisons impose a national lockdown days after the murder of George Floyd? by Natalia Schuurman, Alliance for Justice

SOURCE   Photo by Dai Sugano/The Mercury News/East Bay Times  Following the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25, a nationwide uprising of unprecedented proportions has swept  the U.S. in thousands of cities and towns, large and small, across all 50 states. This surge of mass resistance around issues of racial…

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Gwenola Ricordeau : “Confinement et prison : une comparaison qui masque les réalités de la détention”

SOURCE The Conversation 3 mai 2020. (Drawing by Katherine Fontaine, a San Francisco based architect, prison-questioner, friend to all, and book-art-space-collective co-runner  https://prisonphotography.org/tag/pelican-bay/ ) Author Gwenola Ricordeau Professeure assistante en justice criminelle, California State University, Chico et chercheure associée Centre Lillois d’Etudes et de Recherches Sociologiques et Economiques,, I-site Université Lille Nord Europe (ULNE)    Depuis le début des…

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(Engl/FR) Prison de Haute Sécurité Belmarsh, Doctors for Assange sur le refus de libération de Julian Assange : un prisonnier non condamné qui présente une grande vulnérabilité sur le plan de la santé

SOURCE DOCTORS4ASSANGE (English) Doctors4Assange Statement on Assange Bail Hearing over Coronavirus Risk March 27, 2020 Doctors4Assange strongly condemns Wednesday’s decision by UK District Judge Vanessa Baraitser to deny bail to Julian Assange. Despite our prior unequivocal statement[1] that Mr Assange is at increased risk of serious illness and death were he to contract coronavirus, and…


Sénégal : Lettre de Guy Marius Sagna depuis le Quartier de Haute Sécurité Chambre 8 de la prison du Camp pénal (QHS inspiré des prisons supermax aux Etats-Unis)

(photo et article  : PRESSAFRIK) Depuis le QHS8, Guy Marius avertit dans une lettre qu’il ne négociera pas sa liberté Guy Marius Sagna n’a pas peur de « mourir en prison » et ce n’est pas en négociant avec les autorités qu’il compte obtenir sa liberté. Détenu depuis le 29 novembre 2019 au Quartier Haute…

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Morocco: Abdelkader Belliraj, 3 Years in Abusive Solitary Detention, sentenced to Life in 2009 Unjust Mass Trial

SOURCE (Tunis) – A man sentenced to life in prison in one of Morocco’s best-known trials for supposedly plotting terrorism, has apparently been held in abusive solitary detention for more than three years, Human Rights Watch said today. The mass trial in which he was convicted was marred by serious rights violations. Abdelqader Belliraj, a…

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