Prison Justice Network newsletter 2020 Winter

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Table Of Contents
Events, page 1
Calls, pages 2-6
News, pp. 7-14
Publications, 14-17
Rest In Power – R.I.P., 18
Inspiration, 18-19
Events
March 15 (Sunday) Surrey (Central City) 2pm March and Rally Against Police Brutality, 1
https://facebook.com/events/230795217960519
March 15 (Sunday) Vancouver concert fundraiser for Chilean victims of police violence, 1
https://facebook.com/events/654751498598666
March 20 Edmonton “prison-related advocacy” by AB Prison Justice Society, 1
https://twitter.com/PrisonApjs
April 4, May 2, June 6 Vancouver prisoner letter writing event Spartacus Books, 1
https://spartacusbooks.net/events
April 6, May 4, June 8 Stark Raven radio 7-8pm Co-op Radio 100.5 FM, 1
http://prisonjustice.ca/stark-raven
Every Thursday “demand the release of Vaughn Prisoners into General Population!”, 1
https://facebook.com/thepeacehousedc
Calls
Aug 21-Sep 9 organize to promote prisoners’ human rights, 2
https://jailhouselawyerspeak.wordpress.com
write city council to stop facial recognition surveillance, 2
https://openmedia.org/NoFacialRecognition
support land defenders, 3
https://unistoten.camp
prisoners’ free phone access, 3
https://change.org/p/bell-give-prisoners-access-to-free-phones-now
justice for Kyaw Din, 3
https://redbraid.org/2019/10/15/justice-for-kyaw-petition
support Santina Rao, 4
https://change.org/p/nova-scotia-public-prosecution-services-justice-for-santina-rao
stop deportation of Celina Urbanowicz, 4
https://change.org/p/marco-mendicino-justin-trudeau-bill-blair-stop-deportation-of-roma-family-from-canada-save-celina-roksana-and-camila
free Yasser Albaz, 4
https://change.org/p/justin-trudeau-free-yasser-albaz-from-arbitrary-detention-in-egypt
solidarity with Haiti, 4
https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-2448
write Ramsey Orta, 4
https://facebook.com/SupportRamseyOrta
support Dawna Brown, 5
http://FreeDawnaBrown.com
intl solidarity with women and trans people against carceral system, 5
https://womenprisoners.org/firestorm-international-solidarity
release jailed survivors of police torture, 5
https://caarpr.org/cfistpetitiontogov
overcome a challenge lately?, 6
https://selfadvocatenet.com/submit-your-story2
News
Joint Effort film clips fundraiser by IWW, 7
https://sub.media/video/trouble-20-inside-out
future immigration prison in Surrey, 6
https://facebook.com/prisonjusticevan
water protectors on Mi’kmaq territory, 6
https://twitter.com/StopAltonGas
women’s memorial march, 7
https://facebook.com/groups/womensmemorialmarch
Moka Dawkins’ release from prison, 7
https://facebook.com/justiceformoka
Secwepemc land defenders, 8
https://facebook.com/tinyhousewarriors
against Muskrat Falls dam on Inuit lands, 8
https://facebook.com/OntarioMuskrat
prisoners strike Clallam Bay prison in WA, 8
https://abolishcages.wordpress.com
CPP divests from US detention corp.s, 8
https://thetyee.ca/News/2019/07/08/CPP-Sells-Shares-US-Prison-Companies
onus on govt to justify migrant detention, 9
https://scc-csc.ca/case-dossier/cb/2019/37770-eng.aspx
against new $242m Seattle youth jail, 9
https://facebook.com/NoNewYouthJailSeattle
BC CivilLibertiesAssn hires Harsha Walia, 10
https://bccla.org
Improve parole: ‘Bring Them All Home’, 10
http://rappcampaign.com
Hong Kong prisoners make facemasks, 10
https://lausan.hk/2020/three-reports-from-female-inmates-at-hong-kongs-prison-mask-factory
prisoners strike Santa Rita jail, 11
https://iwocoakland.wordpress.com
#CloseRikers turns No New Jails in NYC, 12
https://nonewjails.nyc
N. Carolina prisoners win better care, 12
https://incarceratedworkers.org
Alabama prisoners against retaliations, 13
https://unheardvoicesotcj.wordpress.com
Florida: Juneteenth, lock-down GEO, 13
https://fighttoxicprisons.wordpress.com
Mississippi: Freedom Letters, conf., 14
https://facebook.com/UMsolidarity
Publications
“community alternative to drug war”, 14
https://straight.com/news/1332066/nathan-crompton-vpd-budget-spirals-out-control-defunding-police-our-community
new migrant detention centre in Laval, 14
https://briarpatchmagazine.com/articles/view/this-is-a-prison-no-matter-what-you-call-it
“Immigration Detention…Reality Check”, 14
https://migrantrights.ca/resources/realitycheck5
Mexico “integrates” migrants, maquilas, 14
https://nacla.org/news/2019/10/03/maquiladores-exploitation-migrants-border
“Lessons from Prison” by Rita Wong, 15
https://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2019/09/24/Lessons-From-Prison-Pipeline-Protester-Reflects
Joint Effort on women in prisons, 15
https://rabble.ca/podcasts/shows/talking-radical-radio/2019/12/forty-years-solidarity-women-prisoners
Organizing Abolitionist Study in prison, 15
https://rustbeltradio.org/2019/11/20/ep33
“How to abolish the Hong Kong police”, 16
https://lausan.hk/?s=police
against violence against women, Chile, 16
https://facebook.com/coordinadorafeminista8M
Jason Renard Walker’s Prison Journal, 16
https://jasonsprisonjournal.com
“Invisible Chess” movie on J. Goudlock, 16
https://freejasongoudlock.org
“Youth Experiences with Incarceration”, 16
https://abolitionjournal.org/building-a-kinder-justice-system-youth-experiences-with-incarceration
Surveillance and Society special issue, 16
https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/issue/view/804
Struggle and Defiance in Israeli Prisons, 17
https://claritypress.com/product/these-chains-will-be-broken-palestinian-stories-of-struggle-and-defiance-in-israeli-prisons
Palestinian political prisoners’ education,17
https://addameer.org/publications/cultural-and-educational-life-palestinin-political-prisoners-occupation-prisons
“Imprisoned Body…Free Soul” student, 17
https://samidoun.net/2020/02/imprisoned-body-free-soul-samah-jaradat
Palestinian stories behind the numbers, 17
https://wearenotnumbers.org
R.I.P. – Rest In Power
Tom Manning, 18
https://kersplebedeb.com/posts/revolution-is-never-begun-anew
Michele M, 18
https://rabble.ca/columnists/2019/11/act-institutional-femicide-remembering-life-michele-m
Robert Seth Hayes, 18
https://certaindays.org/uncategorized/rest-in-power-robert-seth-hayes
Lina Ben Mhenni, 18
https://middleeasteye.net/features/love-letter-my-father-gift-reading-tunisias-prisoners
Inspiration
Jail Release Support Nights, 18-19
https://iwocoakland.wordpress.com/jail-release-support-nights

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