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The G20 and Its Connections to Prisoners’ Justice Organizing

by Giselle Dias The G20 symbolized many different things to each of us but one of the overarching themes (from my perspective) was the level of state repression/oppression/violence. In a statement from the Toronto Community Mobilization Network (June 2010) they stated: “Instead of simplifying our diverse struggles in to one issue, we supported actions for … Continue reading

G8/G20 / Journal of Prisoners on Prisons

Call for contributions: Journal of Prisoners on Prisons Special Section on Summit Detention

The Journal of Prisoners on Prisons (www.jpp.org) is seeking articles that discuss G8 / G20 detention policy and practices, experiences of summit detention, and related aspects of the socio-politics of incarceration. Round-ups, crack-downs, mass-arrests, kettling, pre-emptive detention, and the construction of temporary detention camps have come to characterize government responses to large-scale public mobilizations. The … Continue reading