Category Archives: prisons

Flashback: the 1995 Full Sutton prisoner’s strike

On 10th May of this year, prison officers across the UK walked out (more info) against plans to raise their pension age. The issues around this are too much to go into here, but Phil Dickens of Truth, Reason & Liberty recently … Continue reading

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Fernie Freed!

Frank Fernie has been released! During the 26th March demonstration in London, York student Frank Fernie got caught up in the police violence around Fortnum and Mason on Oxford Street. Having been kettled, harassed and assaulted by police, Frank retaliated … Continue reading

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Frank Fernie – new contact details

Frank Fernie is a York resident who travelled to London for the 26th March “March for the Alternative”. During the clashes between protestors and police, Frank – having been assaulted and kettled by police – wound up throwing two pieces … Continue reading

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Free Frank Fernie – demonstrate tomorrow!

Tomorrow – Saturday 6th August – will see a demonstration through York as part of the Free Frank Fernie campaign. Protestors will be assembling at 1pm at the fountain on Parliament Street, before setting off on a demonstration which will … Continue reading

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Inside and Out

It’s been a busy few weeks here in Anarchyland. Between Frank Fernie and Charlie Gilmour getting jailed, a hundred odd UK Uncut protestors having their charges dropped, anti-fascists in trouble in London and anarchists getting raided in Seattle, we’ve had … Continue reading

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Write to Frankie

The campaign to Free Frank Fernie has been in contact with both Frank and his family, and an agreement has been reached to make his contact details public to allow supporters to write to him. Before doing so however, please consult … Continue reading

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Free Frankie: updates

Last night saw the first meeting of a group to support Frank Fernie, the York student jailed for twelve months after throwing two sticks during the 26th March protests. By way of comparison, after two years of legal bickering no-one … Continue reading

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