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Support John Bowden – Day of Action – June 11th

John Bowden is a militant prisoner who has been inside since 1980 (and in fact for most of his life before then). He is serving time for a murder which happened 32 years ago, but John’s two co-defendants have been … Continue reading

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Will Brendan Barnett’s Lies Take Him To Wembley?

              Pinocchio’s nose                 Brendan Barnett’s nose A few weeks ago, Brendan Barnett, the prison social-worker who has been telling lies about militant prisoner John Bowden in … Continue reading

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Lying Prison Social Worker In Fire Risk Shock!

            Artists’ impression of the disaster waiting to happen. After lying prison social worker Brendan Barnett’s hopes of playing the wooden-headed puppet Pinocchio were dashed amid fears his gigantic proboscis was a danger to other … Continue reading

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New Broom Needed To Sweep Away Brendan Barnett’s Lies

Long-term prison militant John Bowden, imprisoned since 1980, is once more facing harassment at the hands of the prison authorities – and all because of an idiot social worker – Brendan ‘Pinocchio’ Barnett.               … 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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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 (seeĀ  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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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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