For full prisoner details, including what items you can send in, see the Current Prisoners page
December 28th, 2009
There are a couple of updates to the current prisoners list:
Daniel McGowan's birthday is been corrected to 2nd May
Joyanna Zacher's prison details have changed, please send letters of support to her new address:
Joyanna Zacher #36360-086
FCI Dublin, Federal Correctional Institution, 5701 8th St - Camp Parks, Unit E, DUBLIN, CA 94568, USA
December 18th, 2009
We have heard the good news that the two women (one Dutch, one German) who were imprisoned in Holland for alleged mink liberation have both been released! The two women were both very hungry upon their releases as they didn't get proper food inside and so a big vegan meal was awaiting them!
November 19th, 2009
Carrie Feldman, an activist from Minneapolis, MN, who were subpoenaed to a federal grand jury in Iowa investigating animal rights vandalism from 2004. She is refusing to cooperate with the grand jury, and is in jail now for civil contempt of court.
November 18th, 2009
Another Dutch activist has been remanded regarding allegedy being involved with mink liberation, she can not receive letters at the moment and we have no address for her, more details soon.
November 7th, 2009
GOOD NEWS! SHAC 7 prisoner Jake Conroy has been released from federal prison to a halfway house in the Bay Area.
Jake sends his thanks for all the support while he was inside, please don't forget about his co-defendants Lauren Gazzola and Kevin Kjonaas who are still inside prison and all the other prisoners.
November 5th, 2009
Unfortunately, it has been reported last week that a woman was caught during a mink liberation in south Holland, near the German border. She has been remanded, only the address is known at the moment. Please write letters to her. These can be sent to the following address, where they will be forwarded onto her at the prison:
die tierbefreier e.V., Postfach 111303, D - 20413 Hamburg, Germany
There is also an e-mail address been set up where emails can be sent to, some have arrived already. They'll be printed out and send onto her: email@example.com More news soon...
November 3rd, 2009
GOOD NEWS! Dean Cain has been released today, he thanks everyone for his support.
October 26th, 2009
We have received information that Dean Cain's prison number has changed, his new number is: A9457AF. His address stays the same: HMP Preston, Ribbleton Lane, Preston, Lancs PR1 5AB.
October 12th, 2009
We have received a letter from Natasha saying her prison number has changed, her new number is: A5180AD. Her address stays the same: HMP Send, Ripley Road, Woking, Surrey GU23 7LJ. Please note all prisoners' numbers will be changing, as the prison service are bringing out a new numbering sysytem.
September 28th, 2009
We have received a letter from Mel Boughton saying his prison number has changed, his new number is: A3892AE. His address stays the same: HMP Frankland, Brasside, Durham, County Durham DH1 5YD.
September 23rd, 2009
John Smith asks to be removed from all AR prisoner listings. We have received a letter from John Smith asking to be removed from all prisoner lists and magazines, he has reached a point in his sentence where he feels it's the right time to do this. He has very much appreciated the letters and support he has had.
September 17th, 2009
GOOD NEWS! After serving nearly 16 months in prison. Sean Kirtley was found not guilty at his appeal and has been released.
September 14th, 2009
Dean Cain was remanded today and has gone to HMP Preston, Ribbleton Lane, Preston, Lancs PR1 5AB. His parole license has been revoked after he was involved in an incident. Although the incident was not related to campaigning, he is in effect in prison for the original offence, which was for "offences" in connection with Highgate Rabbit Farm, which breeds
rabbits and ferrets for vivisection, including supplying HLS. Please send letters/cards of support to him as soon as you can.
August 29th, 2009
Jonny Ablewhite has been moved to HMP Hewell, Hewell Lane, Redditch, Worcs B97 6QS. Please send letters/cards of support to his new place as soon as you can.
August 13th, 2009
Dan Amos was moved again today back to HMP Guys Marsh, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 0AH. Probably due to outside interference, his D. Cat has also been withdrawn. Please send letters/cards of support to his new place as soon as you can.
August 10th, 2009
Dan Amos was moved today to HMP Ford, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 0BX. Please send letters/cards of support to his new place as soon as you can.
July 21st, 2009
Approximately 3 weeks ago William "BJ" Viehl had his bail revoked and was taken back into custody. Prosecutors allege BJ had communicated with ALF/ELF prisoners, in violation of his bail terms. He expects to remain in custody until his trial.
And approximately one week ago, BJ's co-defendant Alex Hall also had his bail revoked and was taken into custody.
William James Viehl, #2009-05735
Davis County Jail, 800 West State St., Farmington, UT 84025
Alex Hall, #2009-06304
Davis County Jail, 800 West State St., Farmington, UT 84025
July 18th, 2009
John Smith has a new prison number. It is now: A4228AC but his address is still: HMP Lindholme, Bawtry Road, Hatfield Woodhouse, Doncaster, DN7 6EE. Many prisoners will be getting new numbers, as a new number system is put in place. We will keep you updated.
July 7th, 2009
Heather Nicholson was moved today without warning, she's being transferred today to Eastwood Park in Gloucester, but tomorrow she's then being moved again to HMP Foston Hall in Derbyshire. Please send letters/cards of support to her new place as soon as you can, she should be arriving there Wednesday or Thursday.
Heather Nicholson VM5859, HMP Foston Hall, Foston, Derby, Derbyshire DE65 5DN
June 30th, 2009
Naomi van der Pol and Peter Janssen has been released today, pending their trial later in the year for alleged mink liberations. For more info, please send emails to: firstname.lastname@example.org
June 29th, 2009
Jordan Halliday has now been federally indicted with felony contempt of court. He was released on bail today. This charge carries no maximum penalty. If he is convicted at his trial, Jordan could be facing even more jail time, at the judge's discretion. More info at: http://www.supportjordan.com/
June 18th, 2009
Josh Harper has been released today to a half-way house in Seattle where he will spend two weeks before his final release.
June 4th, 2009
Mel Broughton has been moved to HMP Frankland, Brasside, Durham, County Durham DH1 5YD.
June 3rd, 2009
Naomi van der Pol 6496122, P.I. Breda, Celnummer 24b, Postbus 2274, 4800 CG Breda, The Netherlands
Please send Naomi a card or letter, as she has been on remand since 24th April for alleged mink liberation in Holland and we have only just received her address details.
June 1st, 2009
Heather Nicholson has been moved to HMP Send, Ripley Road, Woking, Surrey GU23 7LJ.
May 17th, 2009
Amended address for Kevin Olliff: Kevin Olliff, #1300931, TTCF 161 D-Pod, 450 Bauchet Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
May 11th, 2009
Dean Cain and Luke Steele were granted bail today, but sentencing of them and another co-accused will be on Friday 5th June. On Friday 8th May, Vikki the other co-defendant who had gone to trial had the case against her stopped by the judge with no case to answer.
April 21st, 2009
Following on from news on the 11th April, we've just received the news that a second female activist has been arrested today for alleged mink liberation in March, more information to follow.
April 18th, 2009
US activists Kevin Olliff and Lindy Greene were arrested Thursday, 16th April. They have both been remanded and their next court date is May 22nd, more information to follow.
April 11th, 2009
A Dutch activist has been remanded to prison in Rotterdam for alleged mink liberation in March. Also, some Mexican activists need solidarity and help with defence funds. See the bottom of the Current Prisoners page for more details.
April 7th, 2009
Dan Amos has been moved to HMP & YOI, Guys Marsh, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 0AH
April 3rd, 2009
Dean Cain has moved to HMP Nottingham, Perry Road, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 3AG and Luke Steel to HMP & YOI Glen Parva, 10 Tigers Road, Wigston, Leicester LE18 4TN today after pleading guilty to SOCPA 145 (trepass). Their trial will start at the end of April.
March 23rd, 2009
Natasha Avery has been moved to HMP Send, Ripley Road, Woking, Surrey GU23 7LJ
March 16th, 2009
Nicole Vosper made a plea at Winchester Crown Court on 16/03/09 on charges relating to Huntingdon Life Sciences, she has been remanded to HMP Bronzefield, Woodthorpe Road, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 3JZ.
Feb 13th, 2009
Mel Broughton was sentenced to 10 years today in connection with the campaign against Oxford University's animal lab.
Feb 4th, 2009
Gregg Avery and Gavin Medd-Hall have been moved to HMP Coldingley, Shaftesbury Road, Bisley, Woking, Surrey GU24 9EX.
Feb 2nd, 2009
Dan Wadham has been moved to: HMP Camp Hill, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5PB. He also has a new prison number: A5705AA.