the dock is full but your box is empty

The court sits today as it did the day before and will tomorrow. All the while it prosecutes ‘criminals’ in the name of the public, us. We were not there to see it but it happened in our name. In an effort to bear witness to the hidden work of prosecution that takes place at courthouses, Wail Qasim has spent six months between the public galleries of the Old Bailey and archives at the MayDay Rooms exploring the public’s role in criminal justice and how criminalised campaigners have called for supporters to join them in court as an act of solidarity.

This pamphlet formed part of a performance which involved a trip to the Old Bailey. It can be downloaded here

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