On May 12th, a caravan of almost 30 vehicles circulated downtown, demanding that Allegheny County Jail release prisoners, especially Black mothers, in light of the ongoing Covid19 pandemic. The action was organized by Dignity Act of PA.
Tag: prisoner support
Conditions Inside Allegheny County Jail Deteriorating Rapidly
Torchlight has spoken with multiple sources with inside knowledge who describe increasingly horrific conditions inside Allegheny County Jail. Many prisoners have symptoms of Covid-19, but the jail’s web page indicates only 12 have been tested as of this writing.
PITTSBURGH: Night March in Solidarity with the National Prison Strike
Sometime after midnight on Saturday, August 18th, a dozen or so anarchists rolled up on a Skull Fest (it’s a punk fest) show with a sound system, flags, banners, and goodie bags full of road flares, black masks, and pamphlets about the National Prison Strike.
Pittsburgh: “Abolish Prisons, Fuck ACJ”
ACJ is Pittsburgh’s segment of the modern day slave plantation, murdering people while profiting the state.
Pittsburgh, PA: June 11th Solidarity March
Pittsburgh anarchists held a march in solidarity with anarchist prisoners on June 11th, 2017.
PITTSBURGH: Week of Action Against the Prisons and Their World
Take whatever it is that you love, nurture it, and make it dangerous. Anyways, below is an (in)complete rundown of some cool shit to do this week.
PITTSBURGH: Comrades Maxx and Shea are Free!
Statement from the Pittsburgh Anarchist Black Cross Received 5.18.2017 Today we are happy to report our friends Maxx and Shea were released early from the Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh. Far from being an example of goodwill and magnanimity from Judge Mariani, their initial 3-12 month sentence from him (when the D.A. only asked for…
Donate to arrestees at ACJ demonstration on 3/20!
This is the Pittsburgh Autonomous Anti-Repression Fund! Your contributions will go directly to paying bail, bond, legal and/or medical fees for those arrested at Allegheny County Jail (ACJ) on March 20th!
Prisoner Support – Ferguson Uprising
Originally posted to Anti-State St. Louis: What follows is a list of people who were arrested and imprisoned during the Ferguson rebellions. Their charges, sentences, the particulars of their cases vary widely, as do their interpretations of the events in Ferguson and their participation or alleged participation in those events. We present the information below…
Holman Prisoner Revolt Update
Comrade Michael Kimble is also being held captive by the state of alabama in holman prison, where a second uprising has taken control of general population (although there is zero proof that he has anything to do with the revolts, officer). You can read his writing, which has been published in zines like Wildfire and…
Prisoner Solidarity – Josh Williams
Originally posted to It’s Going Down So let’s get to the bad news. Josh was sentenced to 8 years for allegedly lighting a QuikTrip on fire in Berkeley, MO last year after a police shooting there. There was an intense sentencing hearing which you can read about here. Anti-State STL provided the following update, encouraging comrades…