Category Archives: John Bowden

Lying Prison Social Worker Has Future Career Prospects Dashed

                                        When lying prison social worker Brendan Barnett’s bosses eventually baulk at covering up for him, and the Scottish Prison Service … Continue reading

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Day of Action in Support of John Bowden – 11th June 2012

Imprisoned since 1980, (and in fact for most of his life before that), John Bowden has been a thorn in the side of the English and Scottish prison systems for three decades. John has paid a heavy price for being … Continue reading

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Lying Prison Social-Worker Invited To Audition For Pinocchio

Brendan Barnett may soon be looking for another job.                                   Such is Prison Social Worker Brendan Barnett’s growing reputation as a world-class liar (see … Continue reading

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Support for John Bowden

    Militant long-term prisoner John Bowden continues not only to get shit from the prison authorities, but also from ‘social workers’ acting as their lackeys (see  http://leedsabc.org/another-attempt-to-sabotage-john-bowdens-parole-by-prison-hired-social-worker/ and http://leedsabc.org/update-from-john-bowden-about-lies-written-by-prison-hired-social -worker-2/ ). Regular Indymedia readers may recall that a few … Continue reading

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Update From John Bowden About Lies Written By Prison Hired Social Worker

Update from John on attempts to sabotage his parole… Brendon Barnett, a criminal justice social worker in Edinburgh, has so compromised himself by writing blatant lies in a report to the parole board to try and sabotage my release that … Continue reading

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Another Attempt To Sabotage John Bowden’s Parole By Prison Hired Social Worker

Taken from Indymedia: It seems that the state and its loyal agents in HMP Shotts, Scotland, are currently manufacturing reasons to present to the parole board as to why John Bowden should be kept in jail. One of the entries in … Continue reading

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John Bowden in Solitary Confinement in HMP Shotts

John Bowden has been put into solitary confinement in HMP Shotts in Scotland. This was done after allegations that he was part of the “jail-wide” organisation of a sit down protest in the exercise yard, despite the fact that there … Continue reading

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The Abuse Of Mentally Ill Prisoners Held In Close Supervision Centres

Prison doctors, psychiatrists and psychologists are currently complicit in the abuse and psychological torture of mentally ill prisoners held in a brutal jail control-unit at Woodhill Prison in Milton Keynes. In 1998 the then labour government introduced the so-called Close … Continue reading

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John Bowden – Prison Authorities Subvert Decision of Parole Board

On the 9th July, 31 years after I was sentenced to life imprisonment, the Parole Board delivered it’s judgement on my continued imprisonment in clear and explicit terms recommending my transfer to an open prison in preparation for my probable … Continue reading

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