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Sberbank bank is attacked with molotovs on 19/01/13 in Southern Moscow (Russia)

January 22nd, 2013

First of all we want to send “flaming” salute to our brothers and sisters. Strength to anarchist prisoners and those who chose the life in underground. We remember our fallen comrades and we do our best to avenge them [a reference to Jan 19 "in memoriam" march commemorating another anniversary of the death of Anastasia Baburova and Stanislav Markelov - antifascists killed by nazi death squad - trans.]. For your freedom and ours! Nobody will win our happiness except ourselves. Keep rocking the boat! [a hint at the popular liberal anti-putin motto]! We’ll throw them into water and send to fish! There’s no need for explanations or excuses in regards to what we do. Everyday our conscience pushes us towards breaking “the law”. Only the joy of struggle and resistance fills us with the feeling of unruliness. We urge everyone who has had a chance at throwing a molotov or using a weapon, but got rooted in everyday routine, to remember the feeling. We want everyone who has only recently came to this understanding to think about it. Make one more step. Act. Everything is in your hands. May the fires light the path you take.

- Let no cop nor all fire brigades find your fingerprints where they may

Tonight we went out into the streets one more time. As soon as sky darkened, we attacked “Sberbank” bank office in southern Moscow ["Sberbank" offices are closed on weekends - trans]. Several dozens of passers-by became passive spectators of the action. As soon as we started breaking through windows they tried to voice their discontent. A blow. Then Another one. As soon as whole big enough for molotov to pass through showed itself, we tossed several cocktails inside. None of the honest and law-abiding citizens found enough courage to intervene. All they were good for was calling police. And a-driving they came. 15 minutes after we retreated through the park to nearby subway. With nobody to arrest they continued to scare away local crows with noisy sirens.

Conspiracy Cells of Fire – Russian Cell

FAI-IRF

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Toronto action in solidarity with Villa Amalias and LK37 (Canada)

January 19th, 2013

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In the early hours of the morning we struck another small blow against the mechanisms of capital. The street level of one of the many new condo developments under construction in the city, containing building supplies as well as the architectural plans for the building, was smashed and then set ablaze as a small gesture of our rage. Our anger is directed both towards the continuing, and celebrated, gentrification within the city, and the ongoing imprisonment of anarchist comrades around the world.

Gentrification is the celebrated death of community in slow motion. The encroachment of high priced individualized living spaces into a community forces out people to whom boutique living is unaffordable, splitting up life long friendships and personal relations. With this come the chain store vultures picking apart the carcasses of local, independent stores as well as the inevitable “cleansing” of the area, removing any unwanted signs of life or suffering. The aspirational advertisements which accompany these developments hide the secret that instead of a lifestyle change or upgrade, what is being sold is an isolative and vacuous box with the trappings and veneer of luxury, as well as one’s very own role in the destruction of a pre-existing community.

With one change of our clothes we disappeared into the night undetected. This is not an attempt at a gloat or a glorification, but an attempt to show how easily these acts can be replicated elsewhere. Let’s make their lives as difficult as they try to make ours. This is an escalation in regards to our tactics, but we realize these acts are still of small scale in relation to actions of comrades across the world.
With this, we also recognize the need to intensify our attacks against the state and capital in North America in relation to the intensity of repression and attacks against the anarchist and anti-authoritarian community. With every wave of repression must follow a targeted, critiqued, and increasingly militaristic response.

This is an act of solidarity with the people of the Villa Amalias and Lelas Karagianni 37 squats in Athens who have had their homes raided by the brutal, fascist Greek police. We chose to target new housing developments, catering to the bourgeois of the city, as they lie in direct contrast to the vibrance, community and solidarity seen in squats across the world. Another stark difference is the economically exclusionary nature of private property. We are not fighting for “affordable housing” or “income-based housing”, we are fighting for housing for every human being, regardless of economic status.

We also send an embrace warmed with love and rage to Panagiotis Argirou. Strength comrade, so you may continue this fight.

For the negation of every oppression this society is complicit in.
Until the last prison walls crumble…

The Toronto Solidarity Cell.

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NEW: Counter Info Blog from Indonesia ‘Asimetris’

January 19th, 2013

There is a new blog of counter info and translations of urban guerrilla news of FAI-IRF in Indonesia. This blog is to replace NEGASI’s blog which is never updated now. This blog maintained by last member of NEGASI and new comrades in new formation of war against society and it’s power.

The blog address: http://asimetris.noblogs.org

This blog is focused on events of asymmetrical and autonomous war against power in Indonesia and other’s Asia and urban guerrilla actions.

There’s no excuses to step back
Salute to admins of Culmine and Parole Armate
For black plague

NEGASI
-new formation-

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Dark Nights #30 : ‘Days of Action in Solidarity with Marco Camenisch’ – Jan 2013 (ACN)

January 18th, 2013

PDF: Download Dark Nights #30

Internationalist newsletter to download and publish on the fly. Put together from reports via Actforfree/BourbourAs, Contra-Info, Informa-Azione, Liberacion Total, etc… Features front page article about the demand for immediate release of anarchist prisoner Marco Camenisch, who is held beyond his prison tariff. Secondary article “On Anti-Fascism” by an egoist-nihilist via Athens IMC. Inside is letters from the admins of counter-info project Culmine, Stefano Gabriele Fosco and Elisa Di Bernardo, plus court-reports of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, and more besides. Extensive direct action chronology covers the last month including the resistance to the Greek governmental repression against the anarchist/anti-authoritarian infrastructure, Villa Amalias, etc… Out of the era of false time into the destructive present!

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Benjamin Kyle Raymond, autonomous nazi in Essex (UK)

January 18th, 2013

We received this information about an autonomous nazi in UK- Keep hunting:

This is to inform you about an upcoming and very politically active young crypto-Nazi. His name is Benjamin Kyle Raymond but within his organization and when doing political activities he goes by the name Ben or Benjamin Noyles. He is originally from Bognor Regis but is at present living and studying at Essex University doing a BA in politics.

His FaceBook page http://en-gb.facebook.com/benjamin.raymond.5621

His organisation is called the Integralist Party of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and is quite active you can find them here http://integralistparty.zzl.org/ Read the rest of this entry »

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Leftist projects ‘Libcom’ & ‘Aufheben’ collaborate with police consultants (UK)

January 18th, 2013

The British civil anarchist group ‘Libcom’ and bourgeois communists ‘Aufheben’, are confirmed to fraternise/defend/collaborate with police consultants John Drury and Clifford Stott, academic parasites who work on improving police techniques and social control.

Read the exposure on anarchistnews.org.

PDF: Aufhebengate Book via Takku (Finland)

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Update about injured comrade Panagiotis Argirou and a CCF case (Greece)

January 17th, 2013

On 15th January the doctors stopped giving to Panagiotis Argirou anesthetic medicines that kept him sedated. His communication is not full yet but the first reactions he had are quite encouraging about the procedure of his health.

The two people that were recently arrested for participation in CCF were not imprisoned because there was nothing to charge them for, but they probably will go on trial with the charges of participation in CCF and possession of guns.

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Exquisita Rebeldia #2 (Argentina)

January 17th, 2013

Compartimos el segundo número del periódico Anarquista “Exquisita Rebeldia”. Aprovechamos el enlace para mandar un calido saludo a los compañeros, Mario Lopez, Eat y Billy, los 3 nuevamente en las calles.
(Mario con libertad provisional). Alegrandonos con esta grata noticia.

Para ver el periodico:
http://www.mediafire.com/view/?wpl3jmfxxc3v0py
Para descargar:
http://www.mediafire.com/?wpl3jmfxxc3v0py

Contenido N°2
19 y 20 de 2001 (Argentina)
IIRSA
CNA Colombia, Desde Adentro
Amor, Género y Jerarquía
Marco Camenish
Poemas
Recomendados
Carla Verdugo e Ivan Silva
Caso Security
Actualización Mundial

…”Ya lo sé, la verdad hace sufrir; ver acaso sea morir. Pero no importa, ojo mío, !Mira!”

Fragmento de la Editorial

Destruir los estados y sus sostenedorxs, sin importar los tipos de gobierno, sean de derecha, izquierda o centro siendo estos los gestores de tanta miseria y devastación en el mundo. Argentina como ejemplo claro de un sistema de gobierno democrático nos muestra que es igual de usurpador y demoledor a todos los otros tipos de gobierno; encontramos que por más que la sociedad se empecine en escalar hacía la tan “anhelada” democracia, la miseria y los problemas son los mismos que en cualquier otro sistema, esto lo podemos evidenciar con tan solo dar una mirada en la calle, en el tren, situaciones de pobreza, miseria, violencia, descontento; y nos vamos matando entre todxs ,mientras los poderosxs se encuentran aisladxs de esta realidad opresiva en la cual se sobrevive día a día y como siempre existirán sus lacayxs guardianes para p r o t e g e r l x s d e l a t a n t e m i d a inseguridad. Read the rest of this entry »

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Makassar: ATMs destroyed by arson (Indonesia)

January 15th, 2013

Last night (14 January), around 02.00 am, three ATMs of Bank Mandiri were attacked with incendiary devices. The walk-in units had their doors and windows blown out by the force of the explosion. One of the machines was totally destroyed, while another machine was also partially destroyed.

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Update on Nicola and Alfredo (Italy)

January 13th, 2013

via informa-azione:

Yesterday, 10th January, a hearing was held in Genoa, presided by judge Cusatti, concerning the result of the text carried out by the RIS [carabinieri special unit, TN] on the motorcycle helmets found in Nicola’s house. Needless to say, the result was negative, in other words no trace of gunpowder compatible with that of the bullet that hit Ansaldo Nucleare manger Roberto Adinolfi was found. As usual the press of the regime (Secolo XIX, for example) took good care to make things confused and stated that traces of chemical substances compatible with ‘evidence of shooting’ (!) were found in Nicola’s house, a fact which the RIS investigation excluded. As for the next judicial appointment, the date for a preliminary hearing will be decided after the completion of examination of the hard disks seized in the comrades’ houses and as soon as the transcription of phone tapping is made available.

For info and updates: nidieunimaitres@gmail.com

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Tomohon: Vehicle arson by Argirou Cell / ICR – FRI – FAI (Indonesia)

January 11th, 2013

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Last night [10/1/13], we did it once again. Direct action based on our revolutionary values, as nihilists, as individualists and as an expression of the hatred of this society. Covered by the night, we burned a private car in Tomohon (small city in North Sulawesi), owned by an unknown person. It was a car located near the local TV station in that town. A car as a symbol of slavery, eco-disaster and the meaninglessness of life.

We believe, through direct action each revolutionary can speak, even separated by continents and nation-state borders. We believe that revolutionary actions speak loud and reach our sisters and brothers in the Informal Anarchist Federation – International Revolutionary Front.

We dedicate our action to our brother in arms, Panagiotis Argirou, –revolutionary and proud member of Conspiracy of Cells of Fire– who fell down and has to face surgery. When we heard this news, it hurt our heart. We burned a car to send our warmest revolutionary greetings to you, comrade. To let our enemies know that no revolutionary will be left alone. Strength brother! Fire of health for you.

To other members of Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and revolutionary anarchist, T. Mavropoulos: all of you are never alone. Our actions are also your revenge.

Not to forget to mention our brothers in Italy who are kidnapped by the state and are seized behind bars. To Alfredo Cospito and Nicola Gai. Our hearts always with both of you.

We also want to send our revolutionary greetings to Villa Amalias and all the free spaces that are invaded by our enemies. To all squatters who are kidnapped by pigs of the state. Your bravery inspires us to keep our heads up. ‘Fire’ is how we spell solidarity.

And to all anarchist prisoners: to Ivan and Carla, Freddy, Marcelo and Juan, in Chile, to Henry in Bolivia, to John Bowden, to Gabriel Pombo da Silva, to Marco Camenisch, and others around the world. This fire is a metaphor of hugs from us full of respect, solidarity and anger against Power.

Salute!

Argirou Cell
International Conspiracy for Revenge
International Revolutionary Front
Informal Anarchist Federation

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Nottingham: G4S vans damaged (UK)

January 11th, 2013

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In the very early hours of Wednesday morning [9/1/13], we carried out a couple of swift acts of love and self-defence. Two G4S vehicles had their tires slashed, paint stripped and windows smashed. We did this as signal of solidarity to our friends in Nottingham HMP and as special message to our friend in Rome Elisa Di Bernardo whose courage and devotion is inspiration to us.

G4S are a global corporation which profits from the torture and caging of the working class throughout the world. They imprison and torture in order to maintain the capitalist order of things, and in our view should be attacked at every opportunity. The men and women murdered by G4S and the industrial prison complex it is inseparable from increases every day. The numbers whose lives are ripped apart by G4S every hour. Our hatred for G4S and our love for our brothers and sisters increases every second. Our gesture on Tuesday night was small, but it was repeatable, and we will repeat it and others like it.

Fuck the prisons.

For freedom, for friendship.

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Bristol: Screws cars damaged (UK)

January 11th, 2013

From Bristol IMC:

on the 9th jan 2013 not long before noon vehicles belonging to prison officers at bristol prison, cambridge rd, horfield were damaged using paint-stripper & slashing the front tyres, this took place on brynland ave in ashley down. the officers are intrinsically linked to a system that keeps people down & in their place, everyday we are monitored, but on this day jan 9th those officers with damaged cars will feel that they have been watched. this was a very accessible thing to do, no elite skills were needed. our fight is on both sides of the wall & both sides of the coin, there are lessons to be learnt by all, those for security reasons have choose to fight from a position of underground & those that are a public face, networking, reaching out & bringing in new blood. this small attack was done with all the caged animals & humans at the for-front of our minds.

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Self-Determination and Self-Defense in Cherán, Michoacán (Mexico)

January 10th, 2013

From El Enemigo Comun – by Simòn Sedillo / via anarchistnews

On December 11, 2012, the US Justice Department announced that banking giant HSBC was immune from prosecution despite overwhelming evidence that they consistently failed to implement controls against money-laundering. Assistant attorney general Lanny Breuer said: “Had the US authorities decided to press criminal charges, HSBC would almost certainly have lost its banking license in the US, the future of the institution would have been under threat and the entire banking system would have been destabilized.”

The entire banking system would have been destabilized?

The Department of Justice opted rather to charge HSBC a record-breaking 1.9 billion dollar fine, and ordered the bank’s activities monitored for five years. The 1.9 billion is equivalent to five weeks’ worth of HSBC earnings, in other words, a drop in the bucket. The saddest part of the story in the mainstream media, is the focus on money laundered and money fined, as opposed to lives lost and crime legitimized in one of the most grotesque admissions of complicity with organized crime in the so-called war on drugs. Basically what was announced to the world by the US Justice Department was that the money ran too thick, and the criminals were too powerful. The global economic impact of prosecuting a bank where the dirty money has been going, was too dangerous to risk. “Sorry kids, but we guess the bad guys win.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Letter from John Bowden, political prisoner (UK)

January 10th, 2013

State Using ‘Secret Evidence’ To Try And Keep John Bowden Behind Bars

For the past 30 years John Bowden has been at the forefront of the British prison struggle, and is by far our most prolific prisoner writer. Time and again, John’s articles have shone a searchlight into the State’s murky dungeons, exposing brutality and repression, and challenging the very nature of prison. For many years now, John has been held in jail because of his political views and his willingness to challenge injustice. That has never been clearer than now, as the State attempts to use ‘secret evidence’ to keep him behind bars. Leeds ABC

It is relatively rare that prisoners, originally sentenced for non-political offences, become so politicised whilst in jail, that their release is opposed by the prison authorities for exactly that reason.

In the case of life sentence prisoners who have served the “tariff” part of their sentence (or the length of time the judiciary stipulates they should remain in jail), the legal criteria determining their release, or not, are clear and straightforward: Has the prisoner served a sufficient period of time to satisfy the interests of punishment and retribution? Does the prisoner remain a risk to the community? Can the prisoner be safely and effectively supervised in the community post-release? Read the rest of this entry »

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28/12/12 – Update on the trial of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (Greece)

January 10th, 2013

Translated by Actforfreedomnow/boubourAs

As soon as the chairwoman completed the reading of the names of the accused (during which the members of the CCF, wanting to demean the procedure, refused to reply) the comrades of the Conspiracy interrupted the procedure, and one of the members made the following statement:

“All these days we listened to lawyers and prosecutors quoting legal arguments on the matter of the ‘political trial’. We listened to a language foreign to us, because we are not lawful, we are anarchist urban guerrillas. This is why we will speak in our own language. The CCF is an armed, insurrectionist, anarchist guerrilla group. Its action was, is and will be subversive. This is self-evident, and it can be seen even in the language used against us by the enemy. You established just for us special legislation, special procedures, special detainment conditions, special courts, like this one here. The indictment itself, which you wrote up, says that we threatened the political, social and economic structures of the state. But, in the decision that you will come to -or rather the decision your superiors gave you to transfer to us- you will say that the Conspiracy is not an anarchist guerrilla group. Read the rest of this entry »

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Letter from Juan Aliste 5 years since the beginning of the hunt for him (Chile)

January 10th, 2013

from liberaciontotal, transl waronsociety:

I remember the cold of that October morning. I have not forgotten the disinformation media’s mercenary barrage, legitimizing images behind a discourse. The message was clear and there was not a radio or TV that did not spread it; thus began the hunting and killing of several rebels–all of us libertarians and subversives with no turning back, and all happy owners of our lives.

This time it wasn’t about more prison and captivity, the unveiled and declared decision pointed again to our lives, to the breath of ideas, pointed to the crystalline view of action in which our lives have nothing to do with submission, domestication and control, repudiating the daily misery of this imposed society with the oxygen of permanent resistance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Letter from Alfredo Cospito… (Italy)

January 10th, 2013

Recently Alfredo Cospito and Nicola Gai invited various comrades and parts of the international anarchist movement to send them written material during their imprisonment on remand. The comrades are accused of the laming of CEO Roberto Adinolfi of Ansaldo Nucleare.

Dear comrades,
Here are two letters that comrade Alfredo Cospito, locked up in Alessandria, sent to me. In a previous letter Alfredo had written to ‘Umanità Nova’, the paper of the Italian Anarchist Federation [the ‘formal’ one, TN]. The Federation’s reply can be read in the second letter I’m sending.
These sort of priests of anarchy have once again lost their chance to shut up, as they called the comrades of the Informal FAI ‘infamous’ or worse. Alfredo asked for the letters to be made public. I therefore published them on the blog of RadioAzione and now I’m sending them to you.
A rebel hug!

Open letter to “Umanità Nova”.
Alessandria, 29th December 2012

In my life I’ve never worried about the ‘heavy burden’ of reading ‘Umanità Nova’, nor did I waste my time criticizing the Italian Anarchist Federation, which I must confess is the least of my worries. And this even before I ended up in jail.
The only ‘infamous’ things in this ridiculous story are your stupid words ‘in freedom’ [the subtitle of their paper, TN].
What do you know about my positions? Who would be those mysterious people close to me?
However, one thing is clear now, at least to me: the comrades who accuse you of being cowardly and more are right. Sadly, there’s no end to the worst.

Please note: My letters are subjected to censorship and they all pass to the public prosecutor’s hands. I am aware that this is an insignificant detail in view of your intransigent revolutionary life, but next time please count to ten before you go on with your bullshit. Spare yourself sending me your paper, I’ll try to come to terms with it.
Always for anarchy.

Alfredo Cospito

This is the letter from ‘Umanità Novà’:

Hi Alfredo,
We received your letter where you ask for ‘Umanità Nova’ and the paper will be sent to you, after the Christmas holidays, as we do with all prisoners who wish to get the paper.
But we are extremely surprised at the fact you want our paper to be sent to you, as you and those close to you have been attacking us in all possible ways for years, calling us reformists, pacifists, cowardly, chicken-shit, book worms, etc etc. And you have always viewed our paper as something no better than toilet paper.
You’ll understand we are surprised by this request made form the height of your revolutionary intransigence.
Perhaps did you change positions? (If so, fell free to tell us, we promise we won’t tell anyone else…)
Did you mistake us with Infamous FAI?
Or perhaps do you want to know something about the position of the enemy?
Let us know and have a good read.

Umanità Nova

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Ninth Anarchist Bookfair in Zagreb (Croatia)

January 10th, 2013

The Ninth Anarchist Bookfair in Zagreb will take place on April 5th to April 7th, 2013.

Anarchist Bookfair in Zagreb (ASK – Anarhisticki sajam knjiga) is annual anarchist event that aims to become a long-term, developing project. First eight bookfairs went well, and we hope to bring in more and more people every year as participants, publishers, groups, projects – whoever is interested in what the bookfair has to offer.

For discussion part everything is open, as every year, so all suggestions, ideas, etc are welcome, as well as texts that you find interesting for further debate. Read the rest of this entry »

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Report from Solar power workshop, Beehive Collective art presentation and Testament of Test their Logik performance/Crimethinc collective (Philippines)

January 5th, 2013

Jan.6,2014 Monday
EtnikoBandido Infoshop

The kick starter of the info-tour and performance of the Beehive collective and Test their Logik/Crimethinc collective was happen at EtnikoBandido Infoshop last January 6,2014.

Approximately, at 2pm we started the event by introducing solar power alternative energy initiated by Mobile Anarchist School. We had a basic and actual workshop/seminar on this kind of technology to almost 15 participants that we invited. The solar power workshop were intended for the four individuals who will be volunteering themselves for the new found Solar Guerilla Autonomous Responds Team so a clear information on this solar power equipment need to demonstrate and discuss. Because we see the importance of this solar power technology, we also open this to other interesting individual who wants to know and get a practical knowledge on how solar power works. Read the rest of this entry »

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