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Prison

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.

Mirror me

On 13 September, military whistle-blower Chelsea Manning finally won the right to be given gender reassignment therapy, five days after she started a hunger strike.

Daniel Hunter, Building a Movement to End the New Jim Crow: An Organizing Guide

Veterans of Hope Project, 2015; 76pp; $8.99

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The Storm Is Over

'Our fear and isolation from each other, aiming to get a step up above our neighbours, our reluctance to live in a shared world, may be worse than the other storms we face.' Long-time US peace activist Kathy Kelly writes from inside prison.

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Possibility of escape

A letter from a US prison

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Yay Sylvia!

On 18 March, Yorkshire peace activist Sylvia Boyes, 72, was sentenced to 14 days in New Hall prison for not paying a fine arising from an anti-arms trade protest.

A future in prison

Kathy Kelly looks forward to a future world that is less like a prison

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