Manchester Archive

Public protest: No new mega-prison in Wigan

July 18th at 12 pm at Wigan town Hall, Library Street, WN1 1 Wigan Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/276795716061695 A public demonstration against the proposed new 1,300 capacity mega prison in Bickershaw has been organised outside of Wigan council offices. Prisons are …

Abolition Skillshare: Learning to fight prison society

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/253630855121250 15th of July 10 am, Manchester – fill the access needs form to register and we will let you know the location (https://goo.gl/forms/zVBpY5LonARwHlvf2) We’re holding a skillshare! There’s a huge wealth of experience and skills across the …

Podcast: Is Greater Manchester set for a ‘mega-jail’?

Source: www.mancunianmatters.co.uk/content/300176422-listen-greater-manchester-set-%E2%80%98mega-jail%E2%80%99 Is Greater Manchester on the verge of building a ‘mega-prison’? Following initial plans made by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority in July of last year to potentially build a new prison in the region, there has been outcry …

Mid-winter Noise Demo at HMP/YOI Hindley

Yesterday, around 40 people from the North-West gathered at HMP Hindley to send a loud message of solidarity to those affected by the prison’s harm, neglect and violence, and highlight the inhumane impact of current government policy. The prison, recently …

Manchester Says No to a New “Mega-Prison”

Yesterday, Wednesday August 10th, Manchester residents and supporters marked International Prisoner Justice day by demanding that local councils reject proposals for a new “mega-prison”. The group assembled at Manchester Town Hall in Albert Square and marched to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) offices, …

Tell GMCA: No New Manchester Prisons!

Where: Manchester Town Hall, ALBERT SQUARE, M60 8 Manchester, United Kingdom August 10th is Prisoners’ Justice Day, an international call for “mourning, remembrance, advocacy and protest” in solidarity with those victimised by the world’s un-just prison systems. With prison conditions …