Category Archives: Update

Beyond Support: Update on Locke St Defendants and a Proposal for Beginning to Organize Solidarity

Before giving updates on the Locke St defendants, it’s worth taking a moment to put things in their context and to remember that these seven people are accused of participating in a struggle against gentrification in the city. This struggle … Continue reading

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New arrests in Hamilton and Montreal: Updates and call for support

We write this just to give a quick update on the rapidly changing situation in Hamilton (traditional territory of the Chonnonton, Anishinabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples). Since yesterday, May 31 2018, three more people have been arrested in connection to the … Continue reading

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The Postman Cometh – Tips for Writing to Cedar and Other Prisoners

Not much has changed in Cedar’s life over the past week. They are still in segregation, though they are now allowed out onto the range for two hours per day, allowing them much more access to phone calls. They are … Continue reading

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Update: Week 3

Cedar is now in their third week of pre-trial incarceration in Barton Jail. They have been moved to the male side of the prison, but remain in segregation. This means that for 23 hours each day they sit in a … Continue reading

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First Contact

We got our first proper visit with Cedar this week! They are doing well considering the circumstances, and asked us to send big love to everyone on the outside, and a huge heap of gratitude to the folks offering support. … Continue reading

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As It Stands Today: Cedar’s Arrest

This has been a big month for Hamilton. To contextualize Cedar’s arrest, we can start with the Anarchist Bookfair in early March, our first bookfair here in 7 years. The event was a smashing success, and brought together people from … Continue reading

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