Category Archives: Prison

‘Swaleside is burning!’ Masked prisoners riot on wing for 6 hours

Last Thursday (23rd Dec) another riot broke out on prison island, this time it exploded at HMP Swaleside, as 60 masked prisoners took over a wing at the Category B training prison on the Isle of Shippey. The riot lasted … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Hull prison on brink of riot as prisoners arrive from Birmingham

The prison system on prison island is at last on the verge of outright rebellion tonight as Hull Prison is on the brink of a riot after 15 prisoners involved in the disturbance at HMP Birmingham on Friday were transferred … Continue reading

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Major riot at Winson Green prison! Worst disorder since Strangeways!

Last night a full scale riot escalated at HMP Birmingham, better known locally as Winson Green, continuing for 12 hours as several riot cop units were unable to contain the escalating rebellion. The outbreak of rage began when some inmates … Continue reading

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HMP Moorland: Prisoners smash up cells as riot cops raid the prison

Riot cops have stormed another prison to quell another disturbance, the state has confirmed panicking about the surge in rebellion in the prison island, only two weeks after as many as 200 prisoners were involved in a riot at Bedford … Continue reading

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HMP Pentonville: Two prisoners escape using cutting equipment & mannequins

It is with great humor that we report that two prisoners at Pentonville prison in London have broken out yesterday night in an escalating series of events in the prison island. The inmates totally fooled the screws on duty that … Continue reading

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HMP Bedford: Major prison riot sees 200 prisoners run amok & explosions heard during assault by cops

A riot at Bedford Prison which saw up to 200 inmates go on the rampage, setting fires and even looting the medical room. The riot came to an end late on Sunday night after riot cops spent more than six … Continue reading

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Bristol: Banner Dropped in Solidarity with Prison Strike

From: Bristol Anarchist Black Cross So the week of action in solidarity with US struggles against prison slavery has just ended, and on a morning walk around Troopers Hill Park one of our collective spotted this banner, which had been … Continue reading

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Lewes Prison: Prisoners smash cells and offices during riot

A National Response Unit (Specialist Prison Riot Pigs) was called in to supress a riot at an east Sussex jail after prisoners “went on the rampage” for six hours. Cells and offices were damaged in the disturbance at Saturday at … Continue reading

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Mountjoy Prison: Five screws hospitalised after attacks by gangs

Five screws have been hospitalised following two separate attacks by gangs of inmates at Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, that left them with broken bones and teeth, as well as tendon and ligament damage.Both incidents occurred in St Patrick’s Institution, which is … Continue reading

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Ireland, HMP Maghaberry: Screws forced to flee after prisoners set fires and doors open

Screws were reportedly forced to flee after 100 prisoners’ cell doors spring open during a weekend of turmoil in a maximum security jail. They were said to have been stretched to their limits as inmates started small fires. It is … Continue reading

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