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Riot squad attacks prisoners at Holman, solidarity calls needed

On June 19, the CERT (riot squad) began attacking prisoners at Holman prison in Alabama. Under the pretext of searching for contraband, prisoners were beaten and eight individuals were thrown in lockup. According to anarchist prisoner Michael Kimble (one of … Continue reading

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Holman Report

Back in 2006 a friend who practiced the Rastafarian religion was cut in the face while asleep by an unknown person. No one was ever charged and my friend sent word to me and another prisoner that he wanted us … Continue reading

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Ongoing Work Strike at Holman Prison

On the evening of Friday, October 3, 2017 prisoners at Holman prison in Alabama began a work strike in protest to the suspension of weekend family visitation, the continued and ongoing of harassment by Alabama Department of Corrections CERT (riot … Continue reading

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Running Down the Walls 2017

I just want everyone to know that i and a few others will be running on October 1st. i don’t know if we will run the entire 5k, but if not, we’ll walk the rest. This will be my first … Continue reading

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Black August Resistance – 2017/Holman

I’ve been taking part in Black August activities since about 1989 and it has been a tradition here at Holman prison for the last ten years of so to observe Black August. Black August began in the 1970s as Black … Continue reading

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Update from C-dorm (10/7)

This is Michael reporting from Holman. Oct. 7th at 2:00 am there was/is a disturbance where prisoners in C-dorm got into an argument with other prisoners, and the riot squad pig that is temporarily working at Holman placed a chain … Continue reading

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Riot squad attacks C-dorm (10/3)

The riot squad hit C-dorm like a tornado. Destroyed much of our property. Confiscated over forty knives and I don’t know how many phones. They came early this morning, Monday the third of October, in full riot gear. They are … Continue reading

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Riot squad arrives at Holman (10/2)

As of 6:00pm at shift change, the riot squad arrived at Holman, but not in riot gear. They say they are here due to the shortage of staff. That may be true, but we believe that they also have more … Continue reading

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Update from Holman (10/2)

Clenched fist salute: this is a short update to inform everyone that the riot squad did not arrive at Holman prison as was expected, but we do believe that they will most likely come sometime this week. Holman prison is … Continue reading

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Report from Holman (9/27)

About 12:00am a prisoner was stabbed by another prisoner while in the bed asleep. The disturbance came after the perpetrator ran out the dorm. The pigs let the prisoner in C-dorm even after being told earlier not let anyone in … Continue reading

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