Prisoner Support

STATE REPRESSION – ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVIST TARGETED. 

  • February 8, 2018
STATE REPRESSION – ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVIST TARGETED. 

This morning we received an anonymous email from a British activist. We would like to quote a few of their words. “Yesterday I was sentenced for going into "free range" broiler facilities, to film and expose the truth, of what free range really is.  ... When I was arrested at my home it was done by 8 police officers, with 4 marked police cars outside my home and 2 of the officers were actually armed. I was alone at the farm and 17 years old at the time. ... It was a sentencing hearing for a guilty plea to “criminal damage”. ... 240 hours of unpaid work and an order...

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MORE THAN 30 PRISONERS IN SOFIA PRISON ARE ON HUNGER STRIKE!

  • February 8, 2018
MORE THAN 30 PRISONERS IN SOFIA PRISON ARE ON HUNGER STRIKE!

Prison director Peter Krestev, who we have mentioned before in a previous call for solidarity for prisoners, is now attempting to stop symbolic protests for basic human rights in Bulgarian prisons by closing down the prison shop. 'Prisoners have not been able to buy food or cigarettes for 4 days now. In reaction to this some prisoners have started a hunger strike demanding to meet the Ministry of Justice and representatives from the National Prison Authority.' The Bulgarian Ministry of Justice has failed to take notice of repeated and legitimate complaints about Krestev, who was previously...

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NEW ANIMAL RIGHTS PRISONERS. 

  • February 8, 2018
NEW ANIMAL RIGHTS PRISONERS. 

Sven and Natasha were sentenced yesterday. Charged with "conspiracy to blackmail" on their involvement with the highly successful SHAC campaign, Natasha was given 2 years in prison suspended for 2 years (which means that her conditions will be horrible and alienating and that if she breaches ANY she could be sent to prison) whilst Sven was given 5 years in prison. This is a show of the state repression and their protection of capitalism. This is another example of how the system works to protect itself, to put profit over anything else, to eliminate the threats. Sven, Natasha and many others...

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