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Prison

Write to Julian, Chelsea and the other peace prisoners

Doctors fear for Assange's health

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XR prisoner

Mark Ovland (36) was arrested during the XR actions in London in April, and again in October. He was one of those arrested for standing on a Tube train at Canning Town.

Bruce Kent: As I Please

Bruce Kent reflects on prisons, peace and justice for all

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Judging US war crimes

Chelsea Manning reimprisoned

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Anarchist penpals

‘June 11’ is the name of a US-based anarchist support group for long-term political prisoners around the world. Most of them have been imprisoned for violent crimes.

Scribble scribble

1 December is Prisoners for Peace Day. Please consider writing a cheerful, non-hero-worship postcard to someone on the WRI list:

Muslim activist faces prison for keeping silent

Prosecution part of sustained attack on human rights group

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Chelsea’s free!

PN & friends celebrate release of US whistleblower

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Lonesome heroes

Please send a card (in an envelope) for 1 December Peace Prisoners Day! Please do include a return name and address on the envelope.

Fixing a hole

The US bureau of prisons will end the use of private prisons over the next five years, the US justice department announced on 18 August.