Some campaigns & projects well worth supporting….
The Angola 3 are Herman Wallace & Albert Woodfox, who have spent nearly 38 years in solitary serving life sentences in Angola for the alleged murder of Brent Miller, a white correctional officer. (Robert Hillary King was freed in 2001 after 29 years in solitary).
Assembly for Solidarity (Athens, Greece)
The assembly for solidarity with prisoners in Greece meets regularly in Athens (Greek website). Updates on prisoners, including prison address info, can usually be found in English at Solidarity fund for prisoners in struggle. Letters & communiques from prisoners, along with other anti-state Greek news in English, can be found at Act For Freedom Now.
The Bent Bars Project is a new letter-writing project for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, gender-variant, intersex, and queer prisoners in Britain.
Bristol Defendant Solidarity
Legal, defendant and prisoner support for people arrested during and after the Stokes Croft riots in April 2011.
Cageprisoners Ltd is a human rights organisation that raises awareness of the plight of the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay and other detainees held as part of the War on Terror.
COmmunities of REsistance
Communities of REsistance (CoRe) is a new grassroots initiative that aims to stop prison expansion in Britain.
Campaign by family, friends and defendants in support of the 145 protesters who occupied the Fortnum & Mason posh grocery store on March 26 2011 in London, to highlight its tax-dodging ways. To support others arrested that day during mass protests in London see LDMG and GBC.