Crimethinc: Taking a Global View of Repression The Prison Strike and the Week of Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners

In the United States, a practically unprecedented prison strike is underway, setting new precedents for coordination between struggles in prisons and detention centers and for solidarity from those not behind bars. Meanwhile, August 23-30 is also the sixth annual week of global solidarity with anarchist prisoners, when anarchists around the world coordinate solidarity struggles between […]

From Sacco and Vanzetti to the Craigavon 2: A Call Out for Support and Solidarity

The 23rd of August marks the 91st anniversary of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti. They were both executed in the US in 1927 for the robbery of a shoe factory and the killing of a guard and paymaster. During their trial the prosecution produced conflicting ballistic evidence and witness testimony. The defence had several witnesses […]

August 25 in Helsinki, Finland: Support Events

On August 25, 2018, in the frame of the 6th international week of solidarity with anarchist prisoners, anarchists held several support events in Helsinki. At the multicultural festival “Puhos loves people”, a group of anti-fascists from the collective “Friend’s Network” organized the table with vegan pancakes, T-shirts and bags for the collection of funds needed […]

New Zine: Starting an Anarchist Black Cross – A Guide

The Anarchist Black Cross is an international network of anarchist groups and individuals engaged in practical solidarity with prisoners and broader anti-repression struggles that started over 100 years ago. This zine is a resource for anyone wanting to start an Anarchist Black Cross group. It was a collective effort of people from various ABC groups […]

Call Out: International Week of Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners 2018

We are coming back with global week of solidarity with anarchist prisoners. Since last year, a lot has changed in our countries, but the general tendency is going in the worse direction with more repressions applied against anarchists not only in Europe but worldwide. With this in mind, we are calling for sixth annual week […]

This was international week of solidarity with anarchist prisoners 2017

August has passed and with it, once again, the international week of solidarity with anarchist prisoners. This year over 20 different solidarity actions were reported to us. The actions took place in Russia, Belarus, Germany, Austria, Finland, Czech, Turkey and we hope in many more other places! Graffiti, letters writing events, presentations, screenings, banner drops, […]

Letter writing evening in Irkutsk, Russia

On August 20, on the eve of “Week of solidarity for anarchist prisoners» in Irkutsk activists decided to hold small gathering with writing letters to political prisoners (including comrades, who suffer in torture chambers abroad) and collecting money for the ABC. We consider it important to publish this call to all anarchists to take part […]