No to solitary confinement: Free Kevan Thakrar

Payday men’s network

Kevan Thakrar was wrongly convicted of murder and attempted murder in 2008 under “joint enterprise”, the legal rule by which a member of a group can be convicted of a crime even if he/she didn’t commit it. In 2010, he was was put in solitary confinement in Close Supervision Centres (CSC), locked in his cell 23 h/day.

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Solitary confinement is a crime Webinar

By Legal Action for Women, Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike, Payday men’s network

Watch a wide-ranging panel of speakers from around the world as well as so many justice campaigners making their case against cruel and inhumane solitary confinement.

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Industrial agriculture is the main thief

Speech by Dean Kendall, subsistence farmer and member of Payday, 13 June 2020

By subsistence farmer I just mean I grow for own use, letting me scrape by on a pittance of social security and meager wages from odd jobs. I don’t make an income from the farming.

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A trade-unionist, Payday member, speaks on the Care income

Sam Weinstein, Payday men’s network We would like you to see Sam Weinstein’s speech on work and the Care Income at the Care Income Now! Webinar (3 Apr 2020).  Sam is a trade unionist and a member of Payday (his speech is at 30m 10s); the text is below. And please endorse (as an individual…

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Poor People’s Campaign

PRESS RELEASE…PRESS RELEASE…PRESS RELEASE…PRESS RELEASE…PRESS RELEASEMay 11, 2018 Payday, an international multiracial network of men against war and in support of refuseniks, working with the Global Women’s Strike, fully endorses the Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) and agrees that “the problems of our times cannot be tackled separately”. We are participating in the 40 days of…

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Don’t deport Maru Mora Villalpando

Protest for Maru

By Payday men’s network

Long time immigration rights activist Maru Mora Villalpando who has spearheaded the fight against the North West Detention Centre near Tacoma in the US was threatened by deportation in 2018. She won her battle thanks to an international protest.

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CHELSEA MANNING: Free on 17 May 2017

Chelsea Manning

We celebrate Chelsea Manning’s release from prison on Wednesday 17 May 2017. Her initial 35-year sentence for disclosing classified information on war crimes and corruption was commuted by former President Obama.

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Supporting Prisoners: Dallas 6

Dallas 6 prisoners

By Payday men’s network

In 2010, six African American prisoners at SCI Dallas staged a peaceful protest to blow the whistle on the torture inflicted by the guards on inmates of all races. For their stand, they were viciously beaten and charged with riot.

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