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Freedom for Tukijo and the Yogyakarta 3 rebels (Indonesia)

October 15th, 2011

This important call-out for revolutionary solidarity with the struggle in Indonesia has been translated into several languages which can be found on the website Contra-Info, in Greek, Spanish, Italian, French, German and Portuguese.

October 7, 2011. At 2 am, Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) ATM Bank in Sleman, Yogyakarta, is set on fire. The fire causes an explosion in the unit which destroys the premises. The sabotage is just one more instance of resistance in a country which is destroying it’s trees, mountains and coastlines for profit whilst oppressing its people.

Now 3 people are arrested [2 remain -Eat & Billy-, the third was released]. They are all accused of being involved in damaging the bank. We are not interested in finding out if the prisoners are “guilty” or not, nor of the extent of their “crime”. We will leave such speculation to the inquisitors and their servants in the press. We don’t need to know the details of the entire situation to know that as long as the state and the banks get rich from exploitation, there will always be those who will go against their power and refuse to collaborate. It is enough that these people are imprisoned, to wish that not just their prison, but every prison ceases to exist. “Crime” is no food on the table and the bosses taking the lion’s share. “Crime” is clear-cut forests and mining companies who beat and kill who they like with the help of the police. Freedom is fighting back and reclaiming your life from oppression.

What we know is that Indonesia is a regime which is propped up by western capitalists and militarists. It is a nation which tortures and massacres its opposition, like every state that can get away with it where it can.

Kulon Progo is a farming area near Yogyakarta, and in 2005 Jogja Magasa Mining and Indomines metal industries wanted to take the land for their industry. The farmers there didn’t give their land to the industrial company because they didn’t want nature to be destroyed by them. Many times the farmers tried to solve this without any riots, but it’s not working. Now they are ready to defend their lives.

It started when the company paid 300 people to destroy the houses of farmers and all the plants there.

It made all the farmers get angry and also lots of other people besides. Human dignity and nature just colonized by money, and there will never be any help to let the farmers survive. The police just covered up the people who were attacking the farmers because the company paid off the police. A typical story.

Tukijo was a farmer who was arrested and imprisoned just because he was vocal in the demonstrations against this situation. The people in Indonesia have made many activities around this matter : demonstrations, articles, movies, graffiti and property damage against the profiteering companies.

The farmers and the people of Kulon Progo, Pandang Raya, West Papua, Bima and elsewhere, are appealing for international solidarity and complicity in their struggle alongside the anarchists and anti-capitalists, who are all against the violent terror of the Indonesian bosses, their paid murderers and corporate backers. Don’t let them fight alone!

In accordance with the wishes of the farmers, we demand the land is given back to the farmers and freedom for our friends who are in prison because of this.

The State-Corporations-Military-Police are the Terrorists!

Freedom for Tukijo and those accused of attacking the BRI ATM Bank!

A few anarchists in solidarity.

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String of arsons following police repression against anarchists in Moscow (Russia)

October 15th, 2011

Capital of Russia experienced 11 luxury car arsons as well as attack on police
department parking lot that saw 2 police cruisers torched.

While no concrete anarchist group took responsibility for recent string of arsons, police and media have already blamed them on anarchists, as has frequently (and sometimes unjustly) been the case in Russia.

Wide acceptance and mimicry of anarchist direct action tactics among the populace has pushed government towards repressions against the movement and even some “exemplary arrests”.

Aside from recent arrests of 4 suspected anarchists and an ABC activist, corporate media report two men (who have both served sentences in Russian prisons) captured during one of the arson attempts, although their part is dubious at best: Russian police have a long record of forcing former criminal prisoners to cooperate in covering-up of unsolved crimes, when people already convicted of a crime are “persuaded” to plead guilty in even more crimes.

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Responsibility claim for the ATM arson barrage on 7/10, Athens (Greece)

October 13th, 2011

7 October 2011

Responsibility claim for the ATM arson barrage on 7/10

In the early hours of Friday 7/10 we destroyed 6 bank ATMs at:

-Kannigos square, Pireus bank
-Vironas area, Probank
-Galatsi area, Alpha bank
-Kipseli area, Alpha bank
-Gizi area, Agrotiki bank
-Aiolou street, National bank

This action of ours we dedicate to anarchist comrade Simos Seisidis, who is in the hospital of Koridallos prisons and is tried on 16/9. Simos was wanted since 2006 -and has a bounty on him since 2009 along with comrades Marios Seisidis and Grigoris Tsironis, from Mihalis Hrisohoidis, of the sum of 600.000 euro- for the robbery of the National Bank on Solonos street, for which he was acquitted.

Simos after denying to stop at an accidental control, on 3/5/10 in the area of Keramikos, was chased and shot in the back by cop Panagiotis Bokos.

Afterwards Bokos in collaboration with the rest of the pigs that participated in the arrest, beat our comrade when he was down and already heavy wounded.

Afterwards Simos is hospitalized in the slaughterhouse of KAT hospital being guarded by well armed sadists of the police, that provoked him and harassed his family every time they visited him, functioning as arrogant handlers . Even the moment of amputation of his leg the cops did not hesitate to be in the operating room.

In a city where the uniformed mercenary that patrols and protects the plutocracy and its symbols continuously increases, trying to repress any reaction against the existing, some will always resist against the modern totalitarianism that they want to impose in our lives.

FREEDOM to anarchist Simos Seisidis.

SOLIDARITY to anarchist Aris Sirinidis, which is being tried for the comrade attitude that he kept to his persecuted friend Simos.

SOLIDARITY to the 2 wanted comrades Marios Seisidis, Grigoris Tsironis.

FREEDOM TO ALL IMPRISONED FIGHTERS.

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Luca ‘Billy’ Bernasconi transferred to new prison (Switzerland)

October 13th, 2011

Prison transfer for eco-anarchist prisoner Luca ‘Billy’ Bernasconi.

New address:

Luca Bernasconi
Gefängnis Pfäffikon
Hörnlistrasse 55
8330 Pfäffikon (ZH)
Switzerland

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IAF / Cell of Joy claim arson attack against prison vehicle in Nottingham (UK)

October 13th, 2011

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12 October 2011

A visit to Nottingham Prison last night [12/10] culminated in a fire being started underneath a prison vehicle. It had just gone nine when we arrived and after tagging some nearby walls with the messages of “Fire to the Prisons” and “Solidarity to those kidnapped”, we quickly and quietly stepped to the vehicles, lit our fires and took off quickly into the night.

This attack was not a request, or a demand that the prisons improve, or that the judicial system becomes more fair. We attacked because our comrades have been kidnapped, and we will show solidarity in anyway we can. Solidarity to all those captured during and after the riots, to the anti-fascists imprisoned because of the usual web of lies spun by the cops and their pals, and to all those who feel the urge to resist whenever the moment seems ripe. We did this in order to show solidarity with the actions of the IRF Bristol’s action at the Law courts a few nights ago, and to our Cambridge brothers and sisters acting with such fierce love and rage.

The prisons are where they hold us when they can not control us, they are the threat they hold over us, but what they can not understand is that the greater threat to us is for us not to act. For us to be stifled by the conditions and the conditioning of this society. When we act in away that unleashes our rage, when we act in away that brings us joy then we are able to unleash a glorious FUCK YOU! A FUCK YOU with blood and spittle, a FUCK YOU directed plainly at those who benefit most from this diseased social system.

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IRF Bristol claims attack against Law Courts in solidarity with Revolutionary Struggle (UK)

October 12th, 2011

10 & 11 October 2011

On the night of Monday 10 October, the windows of Bristol Magistrates Court were smashed and ‘FIGHT BACK’ sprayed on the front of the building. On the night of Tuesday 11 October, the windows of Bristol Civil Justice Centre were smashed.

One of many reasons these buildings were attacked was in solidarity with people persecuted after the riots. These attacks were part of the struggle against power, a struggle that flared up again in August as people fought police and attacked police stations, cop cars and courts as well as so much else.

Now the state is trying to make an example of the small percentage of rebels they’ve managed to catch – and is threatening collective punishment of families and households. Cracks are showing in the myth of democratic social consensus as authority, under attack, resorts to more naked force. They’re trying to frighten the rest of us back into quiet obedience – but it’s not going to work.

It should be obvious by now that we’re not acting in order to ask for some kind of reformed, more ‘just’ replacement for this – or anything else – within this democratic society. The borders of democracy are made up of violently enforced racial, economic, social, sexual and governmental structures. Police, courts and prisons are just one part of this. ‘Justice’ has always been about maintaining hierarchies and inequalities through force. The rich always get away with shit while the poor are punished for the slightest transgression.

Physical attacks like these are just one part of the struggle for freedom, whether they’re done in open joy by a crowd of former strangers or quietly in the dark by a small group of friends. At the same time, we struggle to overcome internal hierarchies and the cops in all of our heads. Much more is possible.

This action was done with thoughts of N Maziotis, P Roupa, K Gournas, C Kortessis, V Stathopoulos, S Nikitopoulos and M Beracha, standing trial far from here from October 24, accused of participation in Revolutionary Struggle‘s exemplary contribution to the fires that burn in Athens for many years with words and deeds: our struggle is one. Solidarity with the accused of that case who is still uncaptured and with every social fighter forced into clandestinity- stay free and stay fighting! Power has not won.

Nothing has ended, everything has begun.

International Revolutionary Front – some Bristol participants.

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“Caso Bombas” 13 comrades discharged – 5 still facing political trial (Chile)

October 12th, 2011

On October 4th, 2011, Judge Valderrama announced the latest discharges within the “bombs case”.

The Prosecution solicited the discharges arguing there was a lack of evidentiary support to proceed to trial, in consideration of evidence that had been eliminated during the preliminary hearing.

Finally 13 comrades – and the one miserable informant- were discharged from illicit terrorist association.

Pablo Morales, Rodolfo Retamales, Camilo Peres, Vinicio Aguilera, Diego Morales, Felipe Guerra, Carlos Rivero, Andrea Urzua, Monica Caballero, Francisco Solar, Candelaria Cortez-Monroy, Omar Hermosilla and the filthy collaborator. Candelaria was also absolved of placing an explosive artifact (at Automotora Atal, on March 27th, 2007).

On his part, Cristian Cancino, is awaiting his own independent proceeding.

The Comrades that will be going to trial:

Without the specific charge of “Illicit Terrorist Association”, 5 comrades will be facing the judicial/political proceeding:

Francisco Solar: Accused of three counts of placing an explosive artifact (ANI on January 18th, 2006, State Defense Council on December 21st 2006, and Chilectrica on October 16th, 2007) under law 18.314 (the Anti-terrorist Law).

Mónica Caballero: Accused of placing an explosive artifact (Sacramentos Church on November 21st, 2009) under law 18.314 (the Anti-terrorist Law).

Felipe Guerra: Accused of placing an explosive artifact (School of Gendarmerie on May 22nd, 2009) under law 18.314 (the Anti-terrorist Law).

Omar Hermosilla: Accused of terrorist financing, under article 8 of law 18.314 (the Anti-terrorist Law).

Carlos Rivero: Accused of terrorist financing, under article 8 of law 18.314 (the Anti-terrorist Law).

Moreover, the miserable filthy informant, Gustavo Fuentes Aliaga, is also accused of two counts of placing an explosive artifact (ANI, State Defense Council) under the Anti-terrorist Law.

The trial against our comrades will take place on November 28th, 2011.

CALLING OUT TO EXPRESS SOLIDARITY, & REMEMBER THAT THE TRIAL DOES NOT END WITH THE DISCHARGE OF SOME OF OUR COMRADES.

Because the Bombs Case is not over: END THE ANTI-TERRORIST LAW! END THE POLITICAL TRIALS!! DROP THE CHARGES OF THE FINAL 5 ACCUSED!

Libertad a lxs 14.A.

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Incendiary attack against car dealership by Fire Cell / FAI (UK)

October 12th, 2011

GP Motors burned

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10 October 2011

On the night of Monday 10 October we hit the bastard system again with more fiery anger. Two cars at the GP Motors dealership in Newnham, Cambridge, were arsoned – we hope the flames spread to the others, bringing a roaring inferno to the quiet leafy streets. No one was outside, the only sign of the middle class residents awake was the blue glow of TV screens from curtained windows! While the insurrectionary action cell had adrenaline pumping, joy in the heart, the moon shining bright above and the refreshing night air.

Shout out to the impatient and the bored shaking off passiveness and going on the attack against society!!

To the Greek uprizers and most especially the CCF, you fill us with strength, stay strong and stay unbowed!

And to the anarchists on the attack around the world, in Mexico, Chile, Spain, Indonesia, Russia, Argentina, Italy, and everywhere else – we are winning, winning against society’s cloying herd mentality and the meaningless lot set out for us in life.

As we know in our hearts, what we win is right here right now living with the head held high, the smile as we face a new day with dignity, the knowledge that whether or not the broader population upsurges against the imposed system and we have anything like the anarchist dream of a world of freedom and equality with no domination, we live without regrets as anarchists NOW.

Against the whole fucking disgusting cage of civilisation – wild destruction for total liberation!

Fire Cell / Informal Anarchist Federation

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Police torture and interrogate comrade in Moscow (Russia)

October 11th, 2011

Follow-up arrest in Moscow after initial detentions of suspected insurrectionary anarchists.

An activist who was organizing a fund-raising event for financial help to arrestees, was brutally detained and subjected to tortures on October the 7th.

Police authorities held him hostage for 1 night (he was repeatedly subjected to beating ups and torture). It appears that pigs were keen on learning more about anarchist infrastructure, namely, Anarchist Black Cross (ABC) and its role in the support of anarchist prisoners.

Lots of questions were asked about recent arrests and connections with arrestees, various autonomous groups and anarchist attacks.

Link in Russian: http://ru.indymedia.org/newswire/display/25531/index.php

- Russian FAI/IRF support group

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Wave of Arrests in Barcelona (Catalunya)

October 10th, 2011

Starting Monday, 3 October, the Mossos d’Escuadra, the Catalan police force, began a wave of arrests targeting people as they left their homes. It quickly came out that they had been ordered by the Spanish government in Madrid to arrest all 22 people identified via media photos in connection with the 15 June blockade of the Catalan parliament, in which politicians eventually had to be brought in via helicopter in order to approve the austerity cutbacks. Multiple politicians attempting to enter by car or on foot were insulted, spit on, and even spraypainted.

Since then, the mossos in conjunction with the media had adopted a strategy of demonization, taking advantage of the reformist sectors of the popular movement that naively sought to use a good image in the media to “spread their message” in order to get the movement pacifists to play the role of police and isolate the more radical elements. They avoided making any arrests so as not to unite the movement in solidarity.

Madrid, known for a different style of policing than the Catalan state, changed the rules of the game this October when they ordered the arrests of the troublemakers long-since identified by the Catalan police, thanks to the proliferation of filming at protests. In the first two days of arrests, 10 people were arrested, cited, and given a date to present themselves at the Audiencia Nacional in Madrid, in some cases in as few as three days. By Wednesday, lawyers had obtained the full list of 22 people, and curiously, nearly all of them are anarchists.

Anarchists make up an influential and vocal minority within the popular movement that began occupying Plaça Catalunya on the 15th of May, but they were numerically insignificant among the 200,000 people blockading parliament that day in June, and weren’t even the majority of those at the frontlines, blockading streets with dumpsters and spitting on politicians.

So far, it seems the State will have a hard time succeeding in this attempted repression, as the anarchists are well connected in their neighborhood assemblies and have broad-based support. What’s more, in the intervening months pacifism has largely been abandoned by many sectors of the movement as an undignified, ineffective tool of grassroots politicians.

The first day of the arrests, a spontaneous solidarity demo convened in the evening in Pl. Catalunya, drawing nearly a thousand people. In a rare achievement, the demo took over Las Ramblas, which it left covered in spraypainted slogans of solidarity, and marched on the Generalitat, the seat of the Catalan government, where hundreds of people shouted and vented their rage at the police for half an hour before deconvening. More solidarity actions are planned.

Update:
On Thursday, a second solidarity protest was held, this time drawing around 3,000 people who marched on the Interior Ministry, chanting largely anarchist and anti-capitalist slogans.

On Tuesday, 18 of those identified must appear in court in Madrid.

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Long Live Luciano Tortuga Cell / IRF / FAI Indonesia claims new International Solidarity fire attack against BRI Bank, Yogyakarta (Indonesia)

October 10th, 2011

2 comrades, Eat and Billy are imprisoned having taken responsibility for this action. There has been a call-out for revolutionary solidarity with the struggle in Indonesia – translated into several languages, which can be found on the website Contra-Info, in Greek, Spanish, Italian, French, German and Portuguese. More details to follow.

7 October 2011

NEGARA-KORPORASI-POLISI-MILITER ADALAH TERORIS SEBENARNYA

“Pemberontakan sosial akan terus berlanjut karena mentari terus bersinar.”

Kali ini kami mengatakan, bahwa apa yang kami lakukan merupakan puncak dari semua kegelisahan serta kemarahan kami terhadap sistem yang sedang berjalan ini. Sistem yang memberhalakan uang, sistem yang merecoki keseharian masyarakat dengan televisi, agar mereka membeli barang-barang yang tak mereka perlukan agar mereka terus bekerja seperti mesin. Sistem yang mengharuskan kami beserta masyarakat lainnya tidak memiliki kendali atas hidup kita sendiri.

Sistem yang lainnya menguntungkan borjuis, para pebisnis, dan para birokrat negara yang menjadi sekutu setianya. Bagi kami semua, ini bukan saatnya untuk diam, bukan saatnya untuk tenang menonton acara di depan televisi dan berkata bahwa “semua baik-baik saja”.

Untuk setiap penindasan di Papua Barat.

Untuk setiap penindasan di Kulon Progo.

Untuk setiap penindasan bersejarah di Aceh.

Untuk setiap penindasan di Wera, Bima.

Untuk setiap penggusuran dan perampasan lahan di Takalar dan Pandan Raya di Makasar.

Untuk setiap penindasan terhadap kawan-kawan kami yang berjuang.

Untuk Tukijo dan para kombatan sosial yang mendekam di penjara hanya karena berjuang mempertahankan hak hidupnya.

Untuk setiap konsensi hutan yang akan menghancurkan setiap keanekaragaman hayati mengatasnamakan uang dan bisnis!

Dan untuk setiap penjara yang seharusnya terbakar rata dengan tanah.

Maka selama negara dan kapitalisme masih eksis, tak pernah akan ada kata damai antara mereka yang tak berpunya dengan mereka yang berpunya.

Penyerangan terhadap pusat-pusat finansial: ATM, bank, gedung korporat adalah target yang penting, karena mereka adalah salah satu kolaborator yang menyebabkan penderitaan di muka bumi ini. Ini bukanlah terorisme karena kami tidak mengadvokasikan untuk menyerang orang-orang, terorisme adalah peperangan antar negara. Terorisme adalah beras dan pangan di dapurmu yang semakin menipis. Terorisme adalah bajingan berseragam yang membawa senjata ke mana-mana. Terorisme adalah pembantaian orang-orang tak berpunya.

Maka kami mengatakan: sudah cukup!

Dan ini juga untuk kalian! Para kombatan yang tak pernah surut untuk berjuang di luar sana, meski kalian harus mendekam di jeruji besi karena keyakinan kalian akan kebebasan: Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (Yunani), kombatan Chile: Tortuga! Lives on! Gabriel Pombo da Silva, Thomas Meyer Falk (Germany) Polykarpos Georgiades, Revolutionary Struggle! Salut bagi kombatan Manado, Makassar, dan Bandung, kalian adalah inspirasi di tengah ketidakberdayaan masyarakat akan hidup mereka yang semakin tidak menentu dan tak berdaya.

“Biarkan api menyala dalam kegelapan!”

Long Live Luciano Tortuga Cell – International Revolutionary Front – FAI

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English Translation:

STATES-CORPORATIONS-MILITARY-POLICE ARE THE TERRORISTS

“Social rebellion will continue as the sun continues to shine.”

This time we say, that what we are doing is the culmination of all our anxieties and anger against a system that is running this. Systems that idolize money, a system that nags the public daily with television, so they buy things they do not need so that they continue to work like a machine. System that required us and other people to not have control over our own lives.

Another system that benefits the bourgeoisie, the businessmen, and state bureaucrats who become loyal allies. For us all, this is not the time to be quiet, not the time to calmly watch the event in front of the television and say that “all is okay”.

For each incident of repression in West Papua.

For each incident of oppression in Kulon Progo.

For every historic repression in Aceh.

For each incident of oppression in Wera, Bima.

For any evictions and land seizures in Takalar and Pandan Raya in Makassar.

For each of the oppression of our comrades who are struggling.

To Tukijo and social combatants languishing in jail just because of fighting for their life right.

For each forest concession that would destroy any biodiversity on behalf of money and business!

And for every prison should have burned to the ground.

So long as the state and capitalism still exist, never will there be words of peace between those dispossessed by those who are propertied.

Attacks on financial centers: ATMs, banks, corporate buildings is an important target, because they are one of the collaborators who cause suffering on this earth.

This is not because we do not advocate terrorism to attack the people, terrorism is a war between countries. Terrorism is rice and food in your kitchen that are running low. Terrorism is a crook in uniform who carries weapons everywhere. Terrorism is the massacre of the dispossessed.

So we say: enough!

Tortuga! The combatants who never stopped to fight out there, although you have to crouch on the bars but you have freedom of thought: Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (Greece), combatants in Chile: Tortuga! Lives on! Gabriel Pombo da Silva, Thomas Meyer Falk (Germany) Polykarpos Georgiades, Revolutionary Struggle! Kudos for the combatants in Manado, Makassar, and Bandung, you are an inspiration in the middle of the powerlessness of their lives that society makes increasingly uncertain and helpless.

“Let the fire burn in the darkness!”


Long Live Luciano Tortuga Cell – International Revolutionary Front – FAI

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Suspected “anarchist guerilla” of Moscow released, but investigations are going on (Russia)

October 9th, 2011

On the 28th and 29th of September, 2011, four persons (two young men and two young women) were detained in Moscow, suspected of crimes under statute 213 part 2 (“hooliganism”) and statute 167 part 2 (“property destruction with arson”) of Russian criminal codex. They are suspected of having committed a bomb attack against traffic police station in 22th kilometre of Moscow ringroad 7th of June 2011, and arson against an excavator in construction site of Volokamski motorway 5th of June 2011. Police did not have any proof about participation of the arrested in these actions, and on the 3th of October all of them were released. Goal of the arrests was solely to pressure anarchists to give testimony with means of psychological and physical torture.

Arrests, searches and interrogations were done as a common operation of UGRO (Criminal Investigation Department), FSB (ex-KGB / intelligence service) and Center E (Center for Counteraction Against Extremism). Also fifth search was committed, at home of anarchist K – his home was searched already second time this year Apparently K was not arrested as he managed to contact his lawyer, who was immediately available for interrogations.

During arrests, mobile phones, computers (including those of relatives), digital medium, crossbow, kitchen knives, gasoline container (belonging to father of one of the arrested) were confiscated. Literature and leaflets were confiscated from K. Police claimed in their website, that a molotov cocktail was confiscated as well, but this was misinformation.

A was arrested 28th of September, late in the evening. As he was returning home, three undercover officers who had been hiding in car disguised as paramedics, attacked him. He was taken to a forest by masked officers, who held him at a gunpoint and demanded him to give testimony against himself, and later on he was beaten up. Papers on his arrest were filled only the next day, and officially he was arrested only 29th of September.

29th of September around 9:30 AM, B was arrested. Three undercover cops, who were also hiding in a car disguised as paramedics, jumped her from behind, without presenting any documents. B managed to wound two of them with a knife, but as wounds of the officers were not serious and legality of the arrest method was dubious at least, no charges were pressed against her. B turned 18 years old only few days before the arrests, and police was not hiding the fact that they consciously decided to move forward with the arrests only when B was not underage anymore.

29th of September around 8 PM C was arrested at his home. FSB broke in to his house with help of local police. After arrest, C was also beaten up by the police. Conditions of the arrest of the fourth person are unknown.

According to laws of the Russian federation, maximum period of arrest without a court decision is 48 hours. However, police bypassed these laws illegally by arresting suspected immediately after 48 hours by pressing other charges against them. Even original arrests were filled with false dates. Thus B spent in arrest all together 103 hours, without any court decisions.

Right now, arrested are suspected of two criminal cases, but no charges have been pressed against them. Almost all of them have now lawyers, but funds are much needed for legal costs.

If you want to donate for the lawyer costs, please visit

http://wiki.avtonom.org/en/index.php/Donate

Besides interrogations on arson and bomb attack, police has launched a wide effort to track down anarchist infrastructure and circle of friends of the arrested. As nobody was officially charged, it is much possible that new arrestes and searches will follow.

Anarchist Black Cross of Moscow

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Trial of the R.O. Revolutionary Struggle adjourned until October 24 (Greece)

October 8th, 2011

The members of Revolutionary Struggle will be released under restrictive conditions on Tuesday, October 11th.

Their release was ordered on the condition that they will sign off at a local police station every five days, while they will be banned from exiting the prefecture of Athens.

Outside the court room was where the biggest interest was, in the first meeting of the special terror-court that began to try the case of Revolutionary Struggle in the prisons of Korydallos.

The scene outside the female prisons of Korydallos seemed somehow surreal. Dozens of people waited for their turn in order to enter the court room, where soon would begin an important political trial, while a few dozen meters away, exactly outside the gate of the male prisons, there were exterior guards assembled with a banner and chanting. For a moment we thought that it was a solidarity demonstration!

The police measures were even tougher than the 17N trial, mainly with the dissemination of armed (masked and not) cops in the area outside the court room.

With the beginning of process from the chairman of the terror-court Nikolaos Davros, the defendants announced their advocates of defence which are: for Nikos Maziotis and Pola Roupa, its Spiros Fitrakis and Dafni Vagianou. For Kostas Gournas, Maria Beraha and Vaggelis Stathopoulos, its Marina Daliani and Dafni Vagianou. For Christoforos Kortesis its Giannis Rahiotis and Paraskeui Giannakopoulou. For Sarantos Nikitopoulos, its Spiros Fitrakis, Anny Paparrousou and Dimitris Katsaris. For Kostas Katsenos, its Panagiotis Roumeliotis, Harris Ladis and Frederikos Bergamos.

Immediately afterwards, Spiros Fitrakis declared on behalf of all defense advocates, that they participate in the strike that was declared by the national assembly of Lawyer’s Associations, and that they only attended [the court] in order for their colleagues who are defending Kostas Katsenos, who was persecuted and surrendered a few days before the trial started, to ask for an interruption in order for them to study the brief. He also stated, that all defendants wish that the trial is open to all forms of Media and he asked from the court to allow the television crews to enter the court room, in order for the defendants to make political statements, to present their political opinion. Pola Roupa clarified to the chairman of the court, who answering the advocate had said that cameras cannot enter the court room, that they do not care if the cameras are in the room, but for it to be possible to make statements to all media, outside the court procedure. After this dialogue with P.Roupa, the chairman declared that the defendants “will be facilitated, but to not abuse it”!

P. Roumeliotis and H. Ladis asked for a 30 day interruption (the maximum allowed by the law), so that they can study the enormous brief, that concerns 50-55 offences, since advocates for Katsenos were appointed just a few days ago and have no knowledge of the brief. The public prosecutor Antonios Liogas proposed that the interruption is for 15 days, a period of time that he considers sufficient, since “the evidence is specific”! Obviously, he thinks that the advocates should also agree beforehand with his own opinion about the “evidence” and not study the brief, as they should.

Regarding the demand for statements by defendants to the media, he said that he does not have an objection to the defendants giving interviews, but this it is not a matter of the court. Afterwards the chairman read the names of the witnesses of the prosecution. None of the big shots was present (we remember the names of Voulgarakis [ex-minister of public order] and Kokkino [finance consultant for Greek industry]), while neither was there any public defense declared either (journalists sat in those seats).

After a ten-minute break, the chairman announced that the court decided the interruption of the trial until Monday 24th of October, at 9 in the morning. As for the demand of the defendants to make statements to the media, he said that -outside the strict procedural conditions- the court expresses the opinion and the wish for the defendants to make statements in the courtyard, while being led to the vehicle that will transport them to the prisons opposite, “in the legitimate time of 2-3 minutes” (its obvious that he consolidated with the police, who have the first word).

While the imprisoned defendants left the room in handcuffs, the chant “the passion for freedom is stronger than the prison cells” was repeatedly heard. Afterwards and after they waited for the room to empty from all those who had arrived in the trial, minus journalists and lawyers, in the courtyard, behind a closed gated door, Pola Roupa read out to the journalists (and the television cameras) their statement. As soon as she finished, before getting a chance to answer any of the questions that began to formulate, the cops grabbed her and almost picked her up and led her to the prison-van. She only managed to shout, that she has made a specific written charge about the imprisonment conditions, for the women and mothers and children.

boubourAs/actforfreedomnow!

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Bomb alert in the Greek consulate of Barcelona (Catalunya)

October 8th, 2011

Barcelona, ​​October 5th, 2011

19.30 GMT+1, bomb alert in the Greek consulate in solidarity with Epanastatikos Agonas (Revolutionary Struggle).

We demand the unconditional release of N.Maziotis, P.Roupa, K.Gournas, Ch.Kortesis, V.Stathopoulos, S.Nikitopoulos and M.Beraha.

We are going to win.

Subversive struggle

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Solidarity action for Greek anarchists ‘Revolutionary Struggle’ from Bristol (UK)

October 6th, 2011

5 October 2011

“In Bristol last night (Wednesday October 5th) we broke into a police compound just south of the river. Under the cover of darkness we set fire to a marked police car. We didn’t hang around long enough to see whether or not it went up… we can only hope.

We did this for a few reasons. One, as a show of our anger and disgust for the police after hearing about the beating of many friends and comrades in Amsterdam during a demonstration last week.

Wednesday also marked the beginning of the trial against the ‘Revolutionary Struggle’ group in Greece. With this solidarity action we send you heart felt greetings, you are an inspiration to many, stay strong and proud.

It should go without saying that this was done as much for these reasons as for our own enjoyment. With NO feelings of obligation we enjoyed every moment from the organisation to the orchestration. And of course this is not a glorification of foreign struggles, we have a laundry list of personal/regional reasons to resist, from raids and evictions to locally imprisoned rebels.

This action was done in the spirit of what has become known as the LEGEND OF THE EVENING POST SMASHER*.”

Anon

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[*Reference to a window smashing action against offices of a right-wing newspaper in Bristol, for which the cops seek a suspect from reported DNA evidence, which resulted in a local squat being raided. The cops didn't find the man they were looking for, but made a political investigation, and seized computers, phones, papers. The newspaper, which naturally had their journalists present at the raid, tried to play a key part in the local repressive operations of the police, exactly like every other newspaper in the country. They all justified the police murder of Mark Duggan and excused the daily brutality and disgusting behaviour of the police, printing suspects photographs and spreading hatred and vengeance etc. The newspaper, known as the 'Evening Post' is a very typical daily newspaper owned by Northcliffe Media (formerly Northcliffe Newspapers Group), it is a large regional newspaper publisher in the UK and Central and Eastern Europe, owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust. In UK, it operates from over 30 publishing centres, and also has 18 daily titles.]

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About the Black September (Mexico)

October 6th, 2011

Strike after Strike: a recount of Black September in Mexico and beyond…

On the first of September the press reported that a package containing explosive material had been found in scientific research laboratories within the School of Advanced Studies, Cuautitlán campus, in the State of Mexico, the school is owned by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Even then the threat was latent.

A few weeks before this action, newspapers read: UNAM to challenge anti-technology group, will continue with its Nano Science development. Obviously it was referring to Individuals tending towards the Wild (ITW) [Individualidades Tendiendo a lo Salvaje - ITS].

The ASE anti-explosives unit de-activated the package, which according to the University authorities was destined for a Professor of a Nano Technology branch. The indignation created was huge and ITW was successful in causing a blow to the two most important Universities in Mexico, the Tec de Monterrey (private) and the UNAM (public).

With this individual attack, although foiled, Black September would begin.

The Terrorist Cells for Direct Action- Anti-Civilisation Fraction (TSDD-ACF) claimed responsibility for the explosive attack against the National Institute of Ecology and for the placing of a false bomb with a message against the Bio-pharmaceutical IFaB on the 5th of September in the Coyoacán area in Mexico City, Federal District. These actions happened quite a while ago, with the former happening in April and the latter in December last year. In their communiqué, the TSDD-ACF made an extensive critique of reductionism and of civilisation itself.

These actions were hidden by the Mexico City government, even still, the attacks would continue.

The Animal Liberation Front claimed responsibility for actions in support of Tortuga from Chile on the 12th. A lizard and tortoises were freed, one KFC was vandalised, and another attacked with fire, and an attempted arson attack on an Ostrich Farm truck which was interrupted by a guard that ran after the compañer@s, without however being able to detain them as they sped off on their bikes in the municipality of Zumpango in Mexico State.

The next day, on the 13th, in Lomas de Chapultapec- one of the most ´protected´ zones of Mexico City, an explosives device was detonated in front of a Banamex Bank, the press reported the event and in an interview the miserable police chief Miguel Ángles Mancera mentioned that the device had an electronic circuit with a clock as its detonator, which to him seemed strange seeing as very little devices used in Mexico City have been of such a composition. Technique, Mancera, technique!

On the 1th, the Autonomous Cells of the Immediate Revolution- Praxedis G. Guerrero (CARI-PGG) claimed responsibility for an explosive attack against a Mexico State police truck in the municipality of Nezahualcóyotl in Mexico State. That action was also hidden by the authorities.

For the 21st, Individuals tending towards the Wild claimed responsibility for the package that was found in the FES installations on the first of September and made themselves responsible for another explosive package that was addressed to the director of INIFAP in the Coyoacán area of Mexico City, this last action was also hidden.

In their long communiqué, ITW discussed diverse themes including leftism, the psychological consequences of living in civilisation, neurology, promiscuous or indiscriminate solidarity, and critiques of the Techno-Industrial society. Being a support for those who wish to abandon the traditional critiques of the system and further deepen them still.

Two days later on the 23rd, an explosive device was detonated at the offices of the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) in the Iztacalco area of Mexico City. The television news showed the video footage of a shadow suddenly appearing, leaving a bag in the doorway and leaving. A few minutes later, a large explosion was recorded.

The material damages were considerable and the deed was later claimed by the Autonomous Cells of the Immediate Revolution- Praxedis G. Guerrero.

On the 26th a text was published on diverse webpages signed by a number of Eco-Anarchist and Insurrectionary Action groups making a call-out to avoid participating in the October 2 March (a march which commemorates the hundreds of combatants massacred by the government in 1968 in the lead-up to the Olympic Games).

It had come to the attention of the compañer@s that the Mexico City government, feeling impotent at not having found anyone else to throw in their jails, had planned a wave of repression against the anarchist contingent (planned hand in hand with the Communists- evidently annoyed at losing the limelight and their `recruits´ to Anarchism. transl.) as it has attempted to do since the Black September of 2009 when there were a multiplication of action groups, mostly Eco-Anarchists groups, around the Mexican Republic.

In the text signed by the various groups, it was pointed out that there were other forms to fuel the conflict against the State other than a march that by merely attending it was like putting yourself in the wolf´s mouth. However, there were a few `masochistic´ groups (anarcho-”legalists”) that put out propaganda saying not to take the text into account and called for anarchists to participate in the march, perhaps so that they might have something to do afterwards when there were detentions, their substitutionary activity of anarchist activism that relies on the tradition of repression in demonstrations to be able to follow on with this artificial activity.

When the day of the 2nd of October arrived, with September having ended, the propaganda by the deed was accomplished and a few encapuchad@s (masked ones) went to the streets to march. According to the press and the authorities no one was detained, and there were no considerable incidents. However in the Tlatelolco metro station, from where the march would leave, the police confiscated gas masks, aerosols, glass bottles, poles and other objects from demonstrators. More than 4,000 police watched over the march, plus all of those infiltrated within the contingents, undercover cops and all of the cameras that were pointed at any sign of encapuchad@s. Well, there may not have been riots in Mexico City, but the same didn`t occur in the city of Chilpancingo in the state of Guerrerro, as various banks, shopping centres, businesses, traffic lights and vehicles were destroyed by young encapuchad@s, as were various convenience stores looted, more than thirty people being arrested during the riots. In other parts such as Oaxaca and Chiapas anarchist presence was also noted in the marches.

But the more notorious news item was the enormous fire that spread throughout the Wal-Mart supermarket on the 30th of September in the Cuauhtémoc area of Mexico City.

The fire was noticed around 5:30pm in the afternoon and the smoke was able to be seen from various parts throughout the Monster City. More than 3,000 people were evacuated from the shopping centre. At the same time in the city of Guadalajara in the state of Jalisco another fire took place in a shopping centre (a coincidence? Don`t think so…). By the 3rd of October, the group Conspiracy Cells of Fire – Jalisco (Fraction of the FAI Mexico) claimed responsibility of being the authors of the fire in a communiqué published on various web-sites. Again, the miserable Mancera gave false declarations to cover up the truth, saying that the fire at the Wal-Mart had been caused by a short-circuit. This time, however, his strategy to hide the truth didn`t bear fruit at the press quickly published that the anarchist group had been responsible for the fire.

The CCF-J did not only claim responsibility for the fires at the Wal-Mart in Mexico City and that of the shopping centre in Guadalajara, but as well for another two arsons that were reported by the press and whose origins were still unknown (or hidden). One, which severely damaged a warehouse in the Coyoacán area on the 27th of September and the second on the 28th, which damaged the installations of the CONALEP (airport staff training school) in the Venustiano Carranza area, the fire was registered in the morning of that day and the students had to be evacuated.

In the middle of the night on the 3rd of October, a home-made bomb detonated within the ATM area of a Santander bank in the Tlalpan area of Mexico City. The explosion left severe material damage- windows shattered, the ceiling and roof fallen in, the ATM rendered useless as well as minor damage to the National Institute of Respiratory Diseases that was across the road from the bank. The authorities declared that it is very possible that the action was carried out by the anarchists. (The action was later claimed by the CARI-PGG. transl.).

All of these deeds reveal the potential of Anarchist, Eco-Anarchist and Anti-Civilisation action groups, the scene is evolutionary, and although the government hides the information, the flames do not burn out, they continue extending and are unstoppable.

Photos here

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Berlin: Attack against Deutsche Telekom in solidarity with Revolutionary Struggle (Germany)

October 6th, 2011

3 October 2011

From Contrainfo:

During the night to October 3rd, we made a gift to the German economy. We attacked several vehicles with incendiaries at a site of Deutsche Telekom in Lichtenberg, Berlin. We selected the date for this action in reference to the trial against the organization Revolutionary Struggle which begins on October 5th in Athens.

We stand in solidarity with the actions of the Revolutionary Struggle and demand the release of Kostas Gournas, Panagiota ‘Pola’ Roupa, Nikos Maziotis and all other comrades who are imprisoned.

The option of armed struggle within autonomous and radical leftist forms of resistance should always be maintained but must not be led to isolation from other forms of actions and movements.

Here, there is no movement willing and able to back up the possibility of armed struggle. For this reason, there aren’t any guerrilla groups in Germany at the moment.

However, the levels of resistance in Europe need to refer to each other in order to fight the project of the European superpower more effectively.

The troika set the privatization of state-owned enterprises as a condition for further credit loans to the Greek State. Within this framework, Deutsche Telekom has overtaken large shares of the Greek telecommunications organization OTE at times of hoped economic upturn. Since OTE’s profits did not rise up to the anticipated amount, [its largest shareholder] Deutsche Telekom plans to launch layoffs and massive wage cuts against the employees. Also, Telekom specifies the payments to early retirees as a ‘burden’ in its balance sheet. Deutsche Telekom speculates via this pressure to acquire OTE’s remaining shares, and thus completely overtake the company from the Greek State, in order to obtain the absolute supremacy. The example of this multinational corporation marks the inhuman capitalistic exploitation logic very well.

Furthermore, Telekom is involved through a security partnership with the police and the army in the comprehensive surveillance at Germany and abroad.

Our attack was also meant to support the strikes among the employees and workers in Greece, and to merge the struggle of the anarchist movement across the borders.

We hope that this action will also encourage others to participate actively in a militant perspective.

We commemorate Lambros Foundas who was shot dead by cops
in his struggle for freedom.

FOR ANARCHY!

‘Propagandists of the Deed’ (Propagandisten der Tat)

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Damiano Bolano and Giorgos Polydoros put in isolation (Greece)

October 5th, 2011

D. Bolano and G. Polydoros put in isolation

Since Saturday 01/10 the members of the RO-CCF Damiano Bolano and Giorgos Polydoros are in isolation because they complained about the conditions of detention in prisons of Nafplio (where they were transferred yesterday) and refused to enter their cells. In the beginning, they took them to isolation division as this part, due to a lack of space, it had been transformed a “regular” prison wing; however, few new prisoners were accepted afterwards. When the comrades refused to accept these conditions of detention, the answer was: one week in isolation.

No hostage in hands of the state

Anyone who forgets the POWs forgets the war itself

Hands off our comrades


In solidarity Allilegguoi/Allileggues

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All Nine Antifascists Acquitted In Second Welling Trial! (UK)

October 4th, 2011

From Leeds Anarchist Black Cross:

When confronted by a swaggering neo-Nazi at Welling train station in March 2009, Sean Cregan did what any good antifascist would, he put the Nazi on his arse! While twice Sean’s size, one punch was enough for the scumbag fascist, who dropped to the ground as if pole-axed. His neo-Nazi companion quickly fled down the station platform, with Sean in hot pursuit.

The two scumbags had been on their way to a so-called “Blood and Honour” gig, which are regularly held at the nearby Duchess of Edinburgh pub (with the active participation of the fascist landlord with whom the two were to stay). When questioned by police later, the first fascist gave his name as Patrick O’Donovan (this may be a false name since he is German and came over specifically for the gig, which are illegal in Germany). His brave companion gave his name as Michael Heihl.

There had been several unrelated incidents at Welling Station that evening, and the police arrived quickly, arresting several antifascists who were also at the station (or in the vicinity). Some months later, dawn raids took place around the country, with large numbers of cops smashing in doors and arresting other antifascists. Draconian bail conditions were imposed. In total, 23 people were now under arrest in relation to the punching of ‘O’Donovan’.

Since there was no available ‘complainant’ in the case, the cops – the British Transport Police led by Detective Inspector Sam Blackburn – were unable to charge Sean, or any of the other antifascists, with assault. Instead they were charged with ‘Conspiracy to Commit Violent Disorder’. In legal terms, ‘Violent Disorder’ occurs when a person’s behaviour is deemed to be of such a nature that it would cause alarm or distress to someone witnessing it, though in this case nobody had complained and it was ruled that there was not sufficient evidence to additionally charge any of the antifascists with ‘Violent Disorder’ itself.

Charges were dropped against one of the antifascists, a young woman, in the early stages, but because of the sheer number of defendants the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) argued that, for logistical reasons, it was necessary to split the defendants between two trials. Of course this also put the Prosecution at a considerable advantage, particularly as they would be prosecuted by the same individual – Mark Trafford. Both trials would be held at Blackfriars Crown Court before Judge H.O.Blacksell.

The CPS chose to first prosecute not so much those with the most evidence against them, since they have presented no evidence of a conspiracy throughout, but those whom they judged would be most easily convicted. Many of the defendants had been convicted of political activities in the past, and because of these ‘prior convictions’ could not present character evidence in their defence for example. The CPS knew that they could rely on the prejudice and ignorance of the jury (one of whom sported a shirt emblazoned with a large St George’s cross) for some convictions, and sure enough seven antifascists were convicted as charged, with six of them being sent immediately to jail.

As our comrades were sent to prison, the architects of the fit-up were busy congratulating each other. Blacksell, the judge who presided over the charade, said he would be recommending Detective Inspector Blackburn for a commendation – For what, making travel safer for Nazis?! Perhaps Blackburn will get the ‘Iron Cross’! This whole case revolves around one neo-Nazi, who was not a complainant in the case, being put on his arse. For that 23 people were arrested, hundreds of cops were involved in dawn raids, and two show trials were held costing Millions, what a great service to the ‘public’! But of course, this case is about far more than one pathetic fascist.

Immediately before the second trial, charges were dropped against two more of those previously accused of being involved in the ‘conspiracy’, leaving nine more to face trial. The trial began on Monday 12th September, and once again the Prosecution presented absolutely no evidence of a ‘conspiracy’. The jury seemed nonplussed as to why they were there. Once again, the trial dragged on for more than three weeks.

One of the things that came out in the second trial was that a racist Immigration Officer, who acted as a prosecution witness, and who in his police statement described Ravi Gill as having a “typical big Asian head” and “speaking Indian”, lied through his teeth in the first trial. He could not have witnessed the incident as he claimed because when it happened he was not actually there, but outside buying his ticket!

As his attempts to fit up the second group of antifascists began to unravel, Trafford became quite desperate, and at times appeared close to tears. He had pursued the case with personal malice and with a messianic gleam in his eye throughout, and his arrogance led to some verbal fencing with defendants of twice his intelligence which simply left him looking foolish. Bereft of evidence, he simply relied on being able to mislead and prejudice the jury as he had done in the first trial. To this end, Trafford tried to present the neo-Nazis of ‘Blood & Honour’ and the Anarchists and antifascists in the dock as two sides of the same coin, as if the Nazis and partisans of World War Two had some sort of moral equivalence. This morally repugnant position was rounded on by the Defence in the closing speeches with Trafford pilloried to an unusual extent. Putting the incident firmly in its political and historical context, one of the Defence barristers even went so far as to say that the jury should not only be acquitting the defendants, but thanking them for being prepared to confront organised fascism.

It should be clear that this prosecution was brought to try and smash antifascist resistance (something Trafford has privately made explicitly clear) and to intimidate antifascists from engaging in any form of antifascist activity. The case however, and the way that the ‘conspiracy’ law has been used in it, has huge implications for activists in general, it is an attempt to outlaw any form of protest. Leeds ABC regard it as highly regrettable that the case did not have the massive publicity it warranted from the very beginning.

The jury retired to consider the verdict at 3.00pm today – They were back again less than an hour later to acquit all nine antifascists, treating the prosecution case with the contempt it deserves. The courtroom erupted into cheers and cries of jubilation, with only the judge and prosecutor left looking sour-faced. Tonight as the acquitted and supporters retired to the pub there was every reason to celebrate. Tomorrow [5.10.2011] is the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street. We hope that Indymedia readers will join us in raising a glass – to our comrades who triumphed over this judicial fit-up, to the antifascists down the ages who have been prepared to go out onto the streets to confront fascism, and to our six comrades who were fitted-up earlier this year and who deserve our fullest possible support.

THE PRISONERS

The six antifascists imprisoned in the first trial were originally held in Wormwood Scrubs prison in London, but five have now been moved to other jails in southern and central England. Please send them letters of support at the addresses given below. We expect Thomas Blak to be moved this week and his new address will be published on the Leeds ABC website when that happens. Thomas, who is Danish and has lived and worked in England for 15 years, is also under threat of deportation.

The prisoners may each receive postage stamps and Postal Orders (made payable to ‘The Governor’ and with the prisoner’s name and prison number written on the back). For advice on writing to prisoners please see the Leeds ABC website.

A solidarity fund has been set up to support the prisoners in jail and upon release. All donations, big and small, are very welcome. The fund is administered by Leeds Anarchist Black Cross, a long-standing and reputable prisoner support organisation, and the fund will ONLY be used to support the prisoners directly. If you would like to contribute to the fund please send a cheque (made payable to ‘The Cable Street Society’) to Leeds ABC, 145-149 Cardigan Road, Leeds, LS6 1LJ. Details for bank transfers are:

The Cable Street Society
Sort Code 070093
Account number 33333334
Ref 0827/704169523

We would like to thank the groups and individuals who have already contributed to the solidarity fund, including Antifa England, Brighton & Hove TUC Unemployed Workers Centre, Bristol ABC, Kate Sharpley Library , and Rebel Soul (Shambala Festival).

The Anarchist print co-op Sabcat have also produced two benefit T-shirts in support of the prisoners. They are printed on organic cotton, fair wear, carbon neutral, Earth Positive T-shirts and cost £14.95 including UK postage. Sabcat are donating their labour for free, so apart from the cost of the unprinted garment itself and the postage, all money raised goes to the antifascist prisoners support fund. To order a T-shirt check out the Sabcat website at www.sabcat.com. They will also be available to buy at this year’s London Anarchist Bookfair.

Leeds ABC have produced a solidarity poster (see above) in several sizes, which is being displayed in laminated form in numerous community centres, social centres, pubs, cafes, bookshops, etc. Please contact us with regard to displaying one. You can also download the graphic to display on your website, Facebook page, etc.

Last, but by no means least, a number of revolutionary solidarity actions have been claimed in the names of the prisoners, and we both appreciate and applaud these acts. We should remember that the very best act of solidarity we can offer is to continue to fight against fascism and not to be intimidated or cowed by these latest attempts to stop us resisting.

Solidarity to the antifascist prisoners.

No Pasaran!

PRISON ADDRESSES

Andy Baker

RELEASED

Thomas Blak
DEPORTED

Thomas is Danish and would appreciate European/International stamps to keep in touch with his family and with comrades abroad.

Sean Cregan
RELEASED

Sean can receive books (they must be new or in very good condition).

Phil De Souza
RELEASED

Ravinder Gill
A5770CE
HMP Wayland
Griston
Thetford
Norfolk
IP25 6RL

Ravi can receive posters, so if you hold a support event consider sending him one in.

Austen Jackson
RELEASED

Leeds Anarchist Black Cross

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A few thank yous and fuck yous

Letter from a defendant in the second wave trial:

Having just been acquitted in the Antifa trial I would like to make some quick remarks.

Respect and solidarity to my comrades in jail serving time for this bullshit. To us you are heroes. Great anti-fascists one and all. No Pasaran!

Respect and solidarity to my co-defendants who conducted themselves with dignity and aplomb in the face of a slanderous and offensive onslaught from the prosecution.

Congratulations to everyone who was at Welling train station on the 28th of March 2009 and managed to get away without having their collar felt. You know who you are which is more than the cops ever will.

Thank you to the jury. I suspect it took them more time to elect a foreperson than it did to discuss any merits in the prosecution case. That said I believe that their decision was not just an acceptance of our innocence but an endorsement of our politics (of which they heard alot), that more than anything gives me hope and encouragement.

Thanks to our legal team, great job well done with integrity and style, we are eternally grateful.

Thanks to everyone who supported us throughout this trial your solidarity will not be forgotten.

Finally, fuck the Nazi’s, nationalists, reactionaries and rulers and fuck the police and the state that protect them.

No Pasaran!

Rudeboy

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CCF-FAI communique for four arsons (Mexico)

October 4th, 2011

From Liberación Total:

To all arsonists and like-minded antagonists, the third communiqué from the CCF-FAI of Mexico:

Like the joint communiqué by 11 Mexican insurrectionary anarchist and eco-anarchist groups says: “We are launching a frontal attack on the system of domination, causing maximum damage with minimum risk.”

We have the capacity to rebel against a criminal, terrorist, unjust system, even until the final consequences!

On September 15, while BLACK SEPTEMBER was developing in Mexico, a new path of informal struggle against domination was being laid out: the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (CCF) faction of the Informal Anarchist Federation of Mexico (FAI-M). Our first arson was carried out on September 27 by the Mexico City cells, who unleashed liberatory fire at the warehouse on Avenida Pacífico between Miguel Ángel de Quevedo and Eje 10 Sur in the Coyoacán area of Mexico City. War on the existent order had begun. The next day, we torched the Airport Staff training school of the National College of Professional Technical Education (CONALEP), located in the Third Ward of Arenal in the Venustiano Carranza area of Mexico City. On September 30, in an action coordinated between the Mexico City cells and the Jalisco cells, the CCF of Mexico simultaneously attacked capital in Mexico City and Jalisco, hitting where it hurts most: merchandise. Liberatory fire was born at the Wal-Mart on Calle Luis Donaldo Colosio in the Buenavista suburb of Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City and at the Pabellón shopping mall on Avenida Patria in Guadalajara, Jalisco.

Recent statements by Mexico City chief prosecutor Miguel Ángel Mancera continue to downplay the anarchist actions taking place in the capital. This is the same old strategy used by the PRD and Marcelo Ebrad to censor our struggle, as the Mexico City cells claimed responsibility for their attack in a communiqué released on the same day as the action. The Jalisco chief prosecutor’s office is also adding to the silence and whitewashing that conceals our struggle, as the Jalisco cells publicized their attack that same night as well.

With our acts of propaganda during the events of this BLACK SEPTEMBER, we take retribution for comrade Tortuga, comrade Tamara, and our comrade prisoners in Mexico and the rest of the world.

The struggle has begun. Let’s make sure it spreads everywhere.

Take a single comrade prisoner during tomorrow’s march and we will make the cities burn!

We are all accomplices of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire!
Long live the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire!
Long live the Informal Anarchist Federation of Mexico!
Long live the fighting insurrectionist and eco-anarchist groups!
Long live liberatory fire and avenging gunpowder!
Be strong, captive comrades in the Bombings Case!
Be strong, imprisoned comrades from the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire!
Be strong, comrades from Epanastatikos Agonas [Revolutionary Struggle]!
Be strong, comrade Tortuga!
Be strong, comrade Tamara!
Be strong, comrade Gabriel!
Against the technological system of domination!
For the demolition of prisons!
For the destruction of everything that dominates us!
For Total Liberation!
For international anarchist coordination!
For Anarchy!

Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (Jalisco); October 1, 2011

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