Schedule of Events: International Week of Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners in Hamilton (Canada)

International Week for Anarchist Prisoners

This August marks the first annual Week for Anarchist Prisoners.
Commencing on the anniversary of the execution of Sacco and Vanzetti, the week will run August 23rd-30th. A packed week of events will be hosted in Hamilton to spread information about anarchist prisoners and to fundraise in support of our incarcerated comrades.

All proceeds from the week will be donated and split between Mexico ABC and Moscow ABC.

Schedule of Events:

Monday, August 25th – 5E Anarchist Prisoners in Mexico

Join us for a presentation on the case of the 5E prisoners in Mexico. Friends of the incarcerated anarchists will cover details of the case, the context of anarchist organizing in Mexico, and discuss the support work being done throughout the continent.

Tuesday, August 26th – Historical Anarchist Prisoners

Hamilton Freeskool’s ‘The History Of’ class will focus on historical cases of the repression and criminalization of anarchists.

Thursday, August 28th – Contemporary Anarchist Prisoners

This evening will provide an overview of current anarchist prisoners in North America and Europe. We’ll go over the details of various cases, and discuss some ways to offer support. The presentation will be followed by a night of letter writing. Food will be provided.

Friday, August 29th – Anarchist and Anti-Fascist Prisoners in Belarus and Russia

Several short documentaries will be screened, followed by discussion. The films will cover the general climate of anarchist struggle in Belarus and Russia, as well as high profile cases of anarchist prisoners in the region. Following the films, a guest speaker will discuss anti-fascist prisoners in Russia.

Saturday, August 30th – Barbeque and Kegger

Epic Party! Delicious food, great people and lots of beer. The dinner portion of the night will be dry and family friendly. Tickets will be available in advance and at the door. All proceeds will go towards supporting anarchist prisoners.

With the exception of the party, all events will held at The Tower (281 Cannon St. East)

For updated event information, including times, check out our facebook event:


More info about the week here.

For more information on where the funds raised during the week are going:

Mexico ABC – http://www.abajolosmuros.org/

Moscow ABC – http://avtonom.org/en/anarchist-black-cross

Questions? Contact anarchaprisoners@riseup.net

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