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CLOSE SUPERVISION CENTRES : Campaigners (Angela Davis, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Winston Silcott…) demand end to ‘cruel and inhumane’ prison segregation units

SOURCE   Campaigners demand end to ‘cruel and inhumane’ prison segregation units Morning Star UK 7 December 2020 (photo Morning Star) SOURCE Psychiatrists Are Covering for Cruelty in Prisons. A Group of Campaigners Wants to Stop Them by Sophie K Rosa List of signatories Protest Royal College of Psychiatrists endorsing prison segregation units can be found…

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La mise en isolement des enfants palestiniens détenus équivaut à de la torture, un rapport de Defense for Children International – Palestine (DCI-P)

SOURCE  Charleroi-Pour la Palestine Photo Richard Ross Ramallah, 2 décembre 2020 – Les autorités israéliennes ont l’habitude de détenir des enfants palestiniens en isolement et ce, uniquement à des fins d’interrogatoire, une pratique qui équivaut à de la torture ou à des traitements ou châtiments cruels, inhumains ou dégradants, a déclaré Defense for Children International…

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Isolated and alone, Palestinian children in solitary confinement, by Defense for Children International – Palestine

SOURCE  Cover graphic: Sara Al Asfar Israel’s isolation of Palestinian child prisoners amounts to torture Dec 02, 2020 Ramallah, December 2, 2020—Israeli authorities routinely detain Palestinian children in isolation solely for interrogation purposes, a practice that amounts to torture or cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment, Defense for Children International – Palestine said in…


USA November 2020 : Hyper-criminalization of protests has brought a new wave of political prisoners (Alliance for Global Justice)

SOURCE  A re-surged movement against police brutality, white supremacy, and state violence come to be known as the largest sustained mobilization in modern U.S. history continues to reignite public discourse around issues of systemic racism and the need to organize collectively across race lines for transformative change. It’s followed that this new wave of resistance has been…

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 ) 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…

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