Repression and resistance round-up for early July: Cardiff, Bulgaria and beyond…

Cautiously pessimistic

A quick round-up of repression-related news:

In Cardiff, three defendants facing charges related to an attempted disruption of an arms fair have just been acquitted.

In Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association have put out an urgent call for solidarity actions, as their members are facing increased harassment. Brighton ABC suggest a number of ways to support:

“The BPRA has had many successes in struggle to establish better conditions for prisoners and against the arbitrary rule of the prison authorities. For this reason Jock and his comrades became a target of repression. Recently he had been charged by the prison administration with the distribution of BPRA stickers. According to the authorities, stickers with a slogan “When injustice becomes the law, resistance becomes a duty” are promoting racism and are hate speech! No-one explained against which race or national group those stickers are supposed to be directed, but as…

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