Tag Archive: letter writing

Political Prisoner Birthday Poster For June Is Now Available

Hello Friends and Comrades,

Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for June. As always, please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing night of your own.

First, we are losing our space. This is a moment of crisis for us and we’re asking for those of y’all who are able to help us with this transition. Please read our statement about our situation here

The second anniversary of the international day of solidarity with Marie Mason, Eric McDavid, and other longterm anarchist prisoners is nearly upon us! To list your event, find a nearby event or to find out how you can support Marie Mason and Eric McDavid here.

Over the past month, the FBI has initiated a spate of entrapment operations designed to frame anarchists as “terrorists.” Significantly, they have not targeted longtime organizers, but rather people who are relatively peripheral to anarchist communities. (more…)

Political Prisoner Birthday Poster For May Is Now Available

Hello Friends and Comrades,

Happy Mayday!

Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for May. As always, please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing night of your own.

This year, for Alvaro Hernandez’s birthday, he is requesting that people write letters to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and urge them to look into his case. You can find the information on how to do that here.

Jeremy Hammond is accused of the Lulz Sec hack of stratfor as well as hacks of well-known neo-nazi websites. The website FREEHAMMOND.com is legit, and he can be written to at:

Jeremy Hammond 18729-424

Metropolitan Correctional Center

150 Park Row

New York, New York 10007 (more…)

Political Prisoner Birthday Poster For April Is Now Available

Hello Friends and Comrades,

Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for April. As always, please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing night of your own.

Black Liberation Army POW, Robert Seth Hayes and former Black Panther Jalil Muntaqim are coming up for parole again in June. Robert is asking supporters for help. You can read more about Robert’s parole hearing and request for support here.

Herman Bell was just denied parole again. He’s asking supporters to help Robert and Jalil’s upcoming parole hearings. (more…)

Political Prisoner Birthday Poster For March Is Now Available

Hello Friends and Comrades,

Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for March. As always, please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing night of your own.

We have a few updates and shout outs this month.

First, there is an ongoing campaign to get political prisoner Russell Maroon Shoats out of solitary confinement. Please sign the online petition to get him out of solitary confinement and receive needed medical care.

Second, political Prisoner Alvaro Hernandez was recently framed on bogus weapons charges. Alvaro just released a statement to the larger political prisoner support community (more…)

Political Prisoner Birthday Poster For February Is Now Available

Hello Friends and Comrades,

Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for February. As always, please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing night of your own.

Good news, Mumia Has Been  Transferred to General Prison Population. This is the first time Mumia has been in General Population since his arrest in 1981.

Also, February 4th is an International Day of Solidarity with Leonard Peltier.The Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee calls on supporters worldwide to protest against the injustice suffered by Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier. (more…)

Political Prisoner Birthday Poster For November and December is now available.

Hello Friends and Comrades,

Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for November and December. As always, please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing night of your own.

In other news politicized prisoner Sean Swain is up for parole and his support committee asked us to share this letter with y’all…

Dear friends and supporters of Anarchist prisoner Sean Swain,

As you may know, Sean Swain recently marked his 20th year of continuous confinement by the state of Ohio, making him now fully eligible for parole.

Due to the hard work of his friends, family and supporters, who wrote letters of support to the parole board and hired him a qualified lawyer, Sean has been approved for a full board hearing coming up in November. Both Sean and his lawyer believe that he has a good chance of being released. (more…)

Political Prisoner Poster For February Is Now Available.

Hello Friends and Comrades,

The political prisoner birthday poster for February is now available. We’ve been getting many reports of ever more people using these to start card writing groups. We’ve updated our website and are adding more and more zines every week. Including the recently published “3 Positions Against Prison“. We’re putting the “3 Positions Against Prison”  zine out there to provoke conversation among prison abolition groups in an effort to push us all forward.

As always, please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing night of your own.

Until Every Cage Is Empty,

The Internationalist Prison Books Collective

Political Prisoners’ Birthdays Year End Report

Our Year End Report

Dear Friends and Comrades,
This poster marks a year of making these posters! Our collective is super excited to be able to have kept up for an entire year while expanding what we are pretty sure is the most extensive database of US political Prisoners’ birthdays. We plan on continuing to compile these birthdays and addresses for years to come. What started as a really shitty looking punk poster sent to 20 personal contacts in the south east is now emailed out to over 200 infoshops and individuals, mailed to just about every books 2 prisoners in the country and 500 are included in every package of three major radical distributors. Its also changed the way the Earth First! Journal does their prisoner support page. It is our hope that all this has increased political prisoner mail and support exponentially by using a decentralized yet coordinated model. This project serves to connect the current movements and struggles with our warriors and elders who have been captured and in many cases tortured and left to be forgotten by the US empire. Most signs point to this project as a raging success in terms of its original scope and goals. (more…)