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WAKE UP!! WAKE UP!! It's yer colouring for a revolution...
The free weekly direct action newsheet published in Brighton since 1994 - Copyleft - Information for Action
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INSIDE SchNEWS

Schnews has heard that prison life has got even more shitty than usual for some of those inside. Denied not only his freedom, Pete Simpson had his copy of SchNEWS confiscated by an overzealous (ie- complete arsehole) screw. After a brief scam he decided that it “Wasn't suitable for prison”, and Pete was left without his weekly fix of direct action news and typographical errors.

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FREE PUSSY RIOT

Russian avant-garde punk agitators Pussy Riot have been banged up.

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Hungry for Freedom
palestinian hunger strikers challenge israel prison system

As Palestinian's prepare to mark Prisoner's Day on the 17th April, prisoners call for mass open-ended hunger strike

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Running on Empty

Pressure is rising against the Israeli Prison Service as around 2,000 Palestinian prisoners enter their third week of hunger strike.

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GO DIRECTOR TO JAIL

As part of an ongoing string of arrests and harassment by Israeli military, the artistic director of the 'Freedom Theatre' in the Jenin refugee camp is seized from his home in the early  hours.

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The Ungovernable Force?
Global anti-punk crackdown

Russian punks Pussy Riot remain behind bars, while Indonesian punks continue to suffer police harassment.

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ShowTrial Girls
Pussy Riot's unfair trial just the tip of the iceberg in the former USSR

“We are freer than those who are prosecuting us. We can say everything we want, and they have their mouths shut, and are puppets." - Nadezhda Tolokonnikova Pussy Riot member

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CUNNING STUNT
As pussy riot flashmob hits brighton

Brighton Feminist Collective stage flashmob in support of Pussy Riot

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Haigh Stacked

Out of the squats and into the er... prisons. As, Alex Haigh, the first squatter to be sent down under S.144 recieves three months.

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House arrest (without a home) in Tel Aviv!

Four ISM international volunteers under house arrest in Israel after being arrested and beaten by the army.

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US Anarchist Crackdown

Three US activists in jail as federal authrorities target anarchists

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GEO-POLITICS
Death at Harmondsworth detention centre covered-up by GEO.

What is known about the death of a Ghanian man in Harmondsworth IRC on October 30th? And who are GEO Group, the private prison firm desperately trying to shift culpability?

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ELF IS HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

Environmental activist is released after seven years imprisonment.

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You want Justice with that?
SchNEWS puts the McDonaldization of criminal justice in the dock.

New Legal Aid proposals strip defendants of rights

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PROBATIONARY TALES
Feature article on probation.

SchNEWS received this piece from an animal rights activist and political prisoner, Lewis Pogson. It details the web of restrictions that prisoners face even after they are released.

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FREE KOSTAS SAKKAS

Greek anarchist on hunger strike after being unfairly incarcarated by Greek police state.

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GAZA AND THE BOYCOTT

We got the low down on what's happening in the beseiged Gaza strip from Corporate Watch's Tom Anderson, and how the international BDS movement can support Gazan Palestinians. 

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Silent No More: African Refugees in Israel

Global solidarity for African refugees in Israel, as tens of thousands march in Tel Aviv in the face of state repression, racism and detention.

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The Great Probation Sell-Off

Probation services set to be taken over by private sector mega corporations, during 'revolution' in prison and probation services.

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