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2017

January 2017

Following up on Scotts articles in the latest issues of the EG Newsletter on suicides in UK prison, we this time move in space to prisons in another part of the world where prison may not only cause suffering and suicide for the individual but for an entire group of…

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March 2017

In the European Group March newsletter Vincenzo Ruggiero takes us through a history of crimes without criminals, the disappearance of offenders from the financial sphere, concluding with its structural ties to free market and the state. In the newsletter you will also find an article by David Scott discussing the…

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April 2017

In this April newsletter Anna-Sophie Noack takes us with her on a journey to Diyarbakir to bring attention to the alarming situation for Kurdish activists in Erdogan’s Turkey. Noack spent a week in the city in conversations with various activists, and recall these voices here in the context of the…

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May 2017

Prison building is once again on the political agenda if not a practical reality in countries all across Europe. This special issue of the European Group Newsletter brings together a number of calls for prison building moratoriums in Northern Europe.

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June 2017

Last month the newsletter was dedicated to calls for prison building moratoriums in Northern Europe – this month, Michael Irwin tells us about the inside experiences of imprisonment.  You can download the June Newsletter here

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July 2017

As you may recall, the last May newsletter was dedicated to a call for a moratorium on prison building. We continue to focus and put pressure on this issue. You will find the July Newsletter here. 

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August 2017

“Uncovering Harms: States, corporations and Organizations  as Criminals” is the title of the upcoming European Group annual conference in Lesbos. This is also the topic of conference organizer Stratos Georgoulas article in this August newsletter – state and large NGOs crimes in handling the refugee crises in Lesbos and elsewhere…

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September/October 2017

Dear Friends,  In this October newsletter you will find the conference report from the annual group meeting in Mytilene, Lesbos, and minutes from the Annual Group Meeting (AGM). You can also read the call for support for resisting the Prevent duty in the UK and similar programs in other countries,…

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November 2017

We are very happy in this newsletter to include passages from Thomas Mathiesen’s autobiography Cadenza. A professional autobiography which was recently published by EG Press. You can download the newsletter here.

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December 2017

The 46th EG conference will be held in the capital of Slovenia, Ljublana. This year’s conference is entitled: Social harm in a digitalized global world: Technologies of power and normalized practices of contemporary society. You will find the call for paper and much more in this Newsletter.

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