July 15th, 2007

Malevich

Prison in Finland – a report from a military service refusenik

This article was published in 325 magazine #3 around a year ago. It is about my time in prison in turn of 2005 and 2006. Webpage of 325 magazine is http://325collective.com.

Prison in Finland – a report from a military service refusenik

At first, a million thanks to everybody who wrote letters... I got letters even as far as from Thailand! I also heard about a letter to which Swaziland had anarchists contributed, but it somehow did not make it to Finland yet.

To be honest, I was waiting for prison time in order to read some quality books and get myself fit (I haven’t been doing any sports for 2 years, so it was about time to push some weight). Of course, I hoped people would send me some quality journals I could not afford otherwise (which happened). But although Finnish prison system is one of the softest in the world, it ended up being a bit harder than I would have expected.

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