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Posts Tagged ‘Mexico’

ATM Sabotage in Torreón for International Week of Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners (México)

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

From Contra-Info [+ pics] via It’s Going Down:

On August 30th, we sabotaged with paint an ATM bank, “Bancomer,” in response to the “International Week in solidarity with anarchist prisoners”, and also to commemorate the black memory of our comrade Sebastián Oversluij (Pelao angry). This act was performed also to the surprised looks of passers-by; before the futility of “the bodies of order.” This street is the most guarded by dogs of the state, not only by the steady pace of patrols from both police and military, but also from the presence of security guards from ITESM.

Ever so rabidly do we act; an act that demonstrates our hatred for their money, their economy, their social order … to their civilization. This act was not to protest any “improvement” for the “people.” This action was carried out by anarchic individuals in anti-social solidarity and complicity with our comrades in affinity who are kidnapped by the state; to bring the anarchic idea to it’s ultimate conclusion. Forward comrades, destroy all prisons! We will burn your civilization!

A strong embrace of solidarity to the companion Tamara Farias, vengeance arrived!

Comrade Sebastian Oversluij presente …!

Freedom for all anarchist prisoners

The ongoing war …

For anarchy!

Incendiary Cell for Earth Liberation – FAI/FRI

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PDF: Conspiración Acrata #21 – Publicacion Anarquista Insurreccional e Internacionalista (Mexico)

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

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Mexico City: Police harassment of members of Anarchist Black Cross Mexico

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

In the last few years, we have seen how the escalation of repression has intensified around the libertarian and anarchist movement through the strategies used here in Mexico City: Setting very high bond amounts, and applying the same package of charges, always aggravated, without giving much importance to the specific situation, but rather to what the State dictates.

Persecution and finger-pointing in the media as a basic element of their set-up: Noting the names of groups of people or spaces (whether they exist or not), making up relationships that really don’t exist, comparing everyone and everything from a vertical point of view, trying fit us into a schematic of leadership. Of course, this demonstrates a deep ignorance and/or contempt for anarchist ideas, which have nothing to do with this kind of hierarchical logic.
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Video: Conspiracy of Cells of Fire – Phoenix Project – An account of the FAI/IRF Project ‘Phoenix’ (Black International)

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

English subtitled version of the film giving the account of the early part of the Phoenix Project, international project of sabotage and attack with over a dozen hits in a variety of different countries.

Dedicated to Alfredo Cospito and Nicola Gai, Olga Cell FAI/IRF, who took responsibility for the laming of CEO Roberto Adinolfi of Ansaldo Nucleare.

“We are here, where everything starts now.”

The Project of ‘Phoenix’ is the unfolding of a hidden map marking one of the routes to the Atlantis of practical theory. An unknown and lost continent that exists beyond the edges of the burning cities of the interzone. Created through action, dialogue and ideas and organised informally with anarchic principles of permanent autonomous attack, revolutionary solidarity and internationalism. A sequence of attacks by different radical direct action groups around the world, breaking the silence of isolation and striking back again against the prison societies of the techno-industrial system.

The imprisoned members of CCF are charged with instigation for the attacks, Spyros Mandylas and Andreas Tsavdaridis were arrested and charged for act #4 in the project, sending a parcel-bomb to the former commander of the anti-terrorist agency, Dimitris Xorianopoulos, whilst Christos Rodopoulos is reportedly accused of the mailing of the parcel bomb to Dimitris Mokkas, chief prosecutor in the CCF case, as act #6.

The Phoenix project is now renewed through the 2015 attacks in Chile, Czech Republic and Greece, with the comrades within the territory of Czech Republic initiating the campaign Let’s destroy repression. The story of the Phoenix continues to be written…

SOLIDARITY IS OUR WEAPON

NOT A MILLIMETER BACK

NINE MILLIMETERS TO THE COPS’ HEADS

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Carlos, Amelie and Fallon have been released (Mexico)

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

According to a report by ABC Mexico, anarchist prisoners Carlos, Amelie and Fallon were released March 13th, Amelie and Fallon were transferred directly to an immigration prison to be deported back to Canada. Given the condition of the place: restricted visits and lack of information, the situation of the companions was unclear until March 23 when they were deported.

Recall that the comrades were sentenced for an incendiary attack with molotovs against a Nissan dealership and the Ministry of Communication and Transportation in Mexico City.

The fire still burns

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PDF: Conspiracion Acrata #20 – Publicacion Anarquista Insurreccional e Internacionalista (Mexico)

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

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Living Up To The Name, Guerrero (Mexico)

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Here is an overview that we were sent reporting on some recent events in Guerrero, written by a Mexican anarchist living in the U$A

Guerrero, considered to be one of the most violent states in Mexico, seems to be in a never ending state of chaos. Murders in the beach resort town of Acapulco, the capital city Chilpancingo, multiple clandestine grave sites and of course, the Iguala massacre. Estado Fallido, failed state, is constantly used to describe Mexico, but especially Guerrero. No doubts there, police involvement in many heinous crimes, politicians and political parties working hand in hand with organized crime. A failed state, but what is a functioning state?

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Open letter of Amélie Pelletier and Fallon Poisson about an event taking place at the ‘Museum of Tolerance’, State Institution (Mexico)

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

On February 14 there will be an event in the Museo de la Tolerancia [museum of tolerance] that aims to raise money for political prisoners and anarchists.

Being in prison we have little information about the event.

We don’t know who is organizing it, but we know our names appear on the list of prisoners for whom the event is done.

We wanted to clarify that it seems strange that people we do not know and with whom we do not share affinities are using our names without notifying us. That we’re in jail doesn’t mean we have no voice. These acts of solidarity where all prisoners are mixed make us think of the blind recuperation of imprisoned people. Whether they are “Political” or “Anarchists”. Since the beginning, we always remained firm in our positions and ruptures. It seems rather strange to see our names beside those of Brian Reyes, Jacqueline Santana and Jamspa at a public event of solidarity. Perhaps their intention is to build relationships between different bands of people. That we understand, but we also know that there are reasons for this lack of relationship. There are very different methods and intentions and probably irreconcilable schisms. (more…)

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PDF: Negacion #5 (Mexico)

Friday, December 12th, 2014

https://file.espiv.net/o6nrb7pafuzdtaht5buh-xwndufn7wowmlrw3

Contenido:

*EDITORIAL
*LA DESTRUCCION Y EL LENGUAJE
*¿MODA O REBELION ¿REBELION O MODA?
*COMO EN MISA
*SOBRE LOS OBJETIVOS Y METODOS DE LA CRITICA
*LA APOLOGIA LIBERTARIA HACIA EL LENGUAJE JURIDICO
*LA VIOLENCIA ES COMO LA LLUVIA
*DE LAS VISIONES PROGRESISTAS-INUSTRIALISTAS COMO UN OBSTACULO PARA LA LIBERACION TOTAL
*LA DESINTEGRACION DEL SER HUMANO: LA PROFECIONALIZACION
*LAS LIMITACIONES DEL ACCIONAR CLANDESTINO
*SOBRE LA REPRODUCIBILIDAD
*ANARCHY IN UK: LA EXPLOSION DE LA RABIA
*PENSAMIENTOS, REFLEXIONES Y APUNTES SOBRE LA ANARQUIA ENTRE LA TEORIA Y LA PRACTICA
*CUANDO LA LUCHA CONTRA LAS PRISIONES SE CONVIERTE EN UNA ADAPTACION AL SISTEMA
*REFLEXIONES INSURRECCIONALES EN TORNO A LA ACTUALIDAD
*AMABILISMO

Nota Editorial

Fuera de las leyes de la dialéctica, la negación consiste en un método
individual de confrontar algo negando su existencia, su influencia o su
control sobre el individuo. Pero, negar la autoridad no significa
simplemente negarla y punto, significa ante todo desarrollar a partir de
esa negación de la autoridad un proyecto individual (o colectivo)
antiautoritario. No es suficiente con negar algo y conformarse con ello,
sobre la práctica hay que superar eso que negamos. Si negamos al Estado
no es suficiente con afirmar su inexistencia, que ya no pesa sobre
nuestra propia persona. Negar al Estado significa desarrollar a partir
de esa negación, un proyecto de destrucción del Estado y por consecuente
una manera de vivir que supere al Estado. En contra cara a las tesis
hegelianas sobre la negación, nuestra nueva realidad o nuestra utopía,
no contiene aspectos “positivos” de lo pasado, para nosotros este
presente no es portador de ningún aspecto positivo. Eso nuevo que
supera a lo viejo no es una materialización que se da necesariamente
después de la destrucción del Estado en su sentido maximizado, es algo
que aflora día con día, que aflora en este mismo presente, en el aquí y
ahora negando lo que nos oprime, superándolo y destruyéndolo, por lo
tanto, no arrastrando viejos esquemas de autoridad. (more…)

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Anarchist comrade Fernando Barcenas Castillo sentenced to 5 years, 9 months (Mexico)

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

A few days fulfilled a year to the arrest of Fernando Barcenas Castillo after a march against the rising of the price of metro tickets, where the Christmas tree owned by the Coca-Cola multinational was burned. Today the sentence was dictated to the comrade- 5 years, 9 months for the crime of attacks against the public peace, so he misses bail.

At a time when the Mexican government is intensifying its repressive methods, certainly the sentence to Fernando is looking to send a message to inhibit the growing signs of discontent. That is why it is important to continue fighting for the freedom of our imprisoned comrades, do not let them go into oblivion.

Continue demonstrating that solidarity is more than a written word.

Freedom to Fernando Barcenas !
Solidarity with Carlos, Amelie and Fallon !
Freedom to Abraham and Luis Fernando !
Down the prison walls !

Anarchist Black Cross Mexico

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Letter from anarchists Amélie and Fallon (Mexico)

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

via act for freedom now!:

We have been in prison for over 10 months now. In recent weeks they have passed two sentences on us: federal and common. On November 1 Judge Manuel Munoz Bastida of the eighth federal court of Reclusorio Sur handed down a sentence of seven and a half years’ prison on charges of “Arson to a public building with people inside,” this for the damage caused to the “Mexican communication and transport offices”.

The “people inside” are the two federal pigs that were in charge of the security of the place. Then, on November 7, we received the second sentence for the common court charges of “damage to private property in a group” and “breach of the peace”. These charges relate to the attack that occurred at the car dealership of Nissan. It being on the corner of the STC where we burned the cars.

Judge Margarita Bastida Negrete of the court of common law # 18 of Reclusorio East sentenced us to two years and seven months in prison, joining the two charges so that material damage and breach of the peace became damages of 108 000 pesos. According to the law, for all sentences of less than 5 years, first time offenders are entitled to certain benefits. (more…)

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PDF: Nuevo numero revista ‘Negacion’ #4 (Mexico)

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

PDF: NEGACION #4 OCTUBRE 2014

CONTENIDO:

*ESBOZOS SOBRE LA INSURRECCION Y SU ENTORNO

*A PROPOSITO DE BLOGS, COMUNICADOS, MEDIOS Y FINES

*ALGO QUE FALTA

*LO QUE SE ESTANCA, SE PUDRE

*TESIS DE COSENZA, EL PROBLEMA DEL EMPLEO

*LA REVUELTA INCENDIARIA EN FRANCIA DEL 2005 Y LA HIPOTESIS
INSURRECCIONAL

*METAVERSO COTIDIANO

*NADA QUE OFRECER

*DESTRUYAMOS EL TRABAJO

*NI INTELECTUALISMO NI ESTUPIDEZ

*POLITICA O ETICA?

*PENSAMIENTOS DISPERSOS SOBRE LA UTOPIA, AUTOGESTION Y HOSTILIDAD HACIA LO EXISTENTE

*EL EXPROPIADOR

*LAS PALABRAS, LOS DERECHOS Y LA POLICIA

*EXTRACTOS

*VIOLENCIA ANTAGONISTA: APROXIMACIONES A LA VIA ARMADA EN ENTORNOS URBANOS DESDE UNA PERSPECTIVA ANARQUISTA

*LIBROS Y LIBELOS

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Mexico City: Bank branches attacked in solidarity with Mario, Carlos, Fernando and Abraham (Mexico)

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

From contra-info:

A gesture of solidarity…

On the night of October 12th we used stones, slingshots and Molotov cocktails to sabotage two banking entities in Iztapalapa delegation of Mexico City.

Revolutionary solidarity is how we also show our support to the imprisoned comrades on hunger strike since the 1st [until the 17th] of October by attacking those responsible for this miserable everyday living. It is our response to the harassment of the comrades by guards, physicians and the staff of penitentiary institutions. So ours is a target easily identifiable and relatable to domination.

The insurrectionary anarchist perspective goes beyond the fetishism of fire or weapons. Our approach to anarchy is a struggle that has no interest in being a televised spectacle, nor need for “self-promotion” due to lack of promotion by the State. So ours is a simple and direct communication that corresponds to the requirement of the moment concerning the striking comrades; a simple and easily reproducible means.

The insurrectionary anarchist perspective is a method, often suitable for the generalization of individual and social conflict that subverts the normalcy. For insurrection as many other forms (and in their entirety) open up possibilities for a veritable revolution. An anarchist method for radical and profound change.

No mediation or dialogues with the State and the Capital!

For the struggle against all kinds of power, including the so-called Popular Power that is being sold to us as autonomy!

in spanish

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4 imprisoned anarchist comrades end hunger strike (Mexico)

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

On October 17th, 2014, comrades Carlos López, Mario González, Fernando Bárcenas and Abraham Cortés called off their hunger strike that began on October 1st.

The comrades are well, without complications or physical damage. They will soon make the reasons and motives for ending the strike public.

For now this is all the information we have.

Freedom for all! Down with the prison walls!

Anarchist Black Cross of Mexico

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Video informativo de los companerxs anarquistas en huelga de hambre (Mexico)

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

A short video from instinto salvaje about the hunger strike in Mexico (in Spanish):

Youtube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_og-9ajKEU

Solidarity with the comrades!

Fire to the walls!

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“Chivo” Y Mario Gonzalez al 8 día de huelga de Hambre (Mexico)

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

An update on the health of the comrades on hunger strike in mexico via cna mexico:

A 9 días de iniciada la huelga de hambre de 4 anarquistas presos en la ciudad de México, un médico del equipo de seguimiento revisó al compañero Carlos López “Chivo”, preso en el Reclusorio Oriente. Al llegar a la puerta del penal, los custodios que resguardaban el acceso dijeron no tener orden de dejar pasar, pero debido a la insistencia de los solidarios que acompañaban al equipo, este logro entrar. Después de permanecer casi dos horas con Carlos, esto es lo que nos comentan:

ESCUCHAR

Mario González no ha sido revisado aún por médicos del equipo de seguimiento, sin embargo sus familares informan que sus síntomas son dolor abdominal,mareos, debilidad e irritabilidad. Ha bajado aproximadamente 5 kilos. Sus signos vitales se mantienen estables.Sigue el acoso y amedrantamiento por parte de custodios.

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Solidarida anarquistas huelga de hambre (Mexico)

Thursday, October 9th, 2014



Mensaje solidario a los compañeros anarquistas en huelga de hambre en México

A Carlos López, Fernando Bárcenas, Mario Gonzáles y Abraham Cortés

Salud compañeros! Nuevamente nos encontramos en este sendero de lucha y de vida que elegimos, donde los aromas y deseos de solidaridad se desplazan intransigentemente sobre los vientos de libertad que se extiende hasta los escondrijos más oscuros de esta pútrida civilización.

Acompañamos atentos la decisión de huelga de hambre que iniciaron desde el 1 de octubre, entendemos este acto –como bien lo afirman- no como un intento de victimización sino como una respuesta consecuente de la lucha. Sin duda alguna los pasos que están dando sientan un avance en la solidaridad anárquica y la lucha anti carcelaria desde dentro de las mazmorras del Poder. (more…)

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Update on the health situation of the 4 anarchist comrades on hunger strike (Mexico)

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

“If you asked me what prison is, I would answer without a doubt that it is a wasteland of defined social-economic plans, where they throw all those individuals that bother them within society: this is why prison mainly houses mainly poor people” Xose Tarrio

“A movement that forgets its hostages is condemned to fail” Harold Tobson

As of October 1st, comrades Mario Gonzalez, Carlos Lopez ‘El Chivo’, Fernando Barcenas and Abraham Cortez, imprisoned in different prisons in Mexico City, are carrying out a hunger strike indefinitely.

Four days in to the hunger strike, we make a call for solidarity to the struggle that the comrades are carrying out, fighting the society of incarceration in its heart. (more…)

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4 anarchist comrades begin hunger strike (Mexico)

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

via cna mexico:

To free media
To the peoples of the world
To all those oppressed

Driven by a sense of rebellion and a declared rejection and true repudiation of all control mechanisms, including the prison system, we, anarchist and libertarian individuals, in our condition as prisoners abducted by the Mexican government, have decided to exercise one of the few tools of struggle which we can assert from inside prison: the hunger strike. From today, October 1st, a year after the arrests on October 2, 2013, 10 months of the kidnapping of Fernando Barcenas and 9 months after the detention of Amelie, Carlos and Fallon.

For us the hunger strike is not synonymous with weakness, much less do we seek to fall into a position of victimization; however, we assume it as an alternative of fighting that we consider conducive in a logic of protest and disobedience to the imprisonment of our bodies and the humiliation, isolation and frustration it means to be held in these centers of terror. We opted to take action rather than accept prison as “normal”.

The State seeks to train docile and servile citizens to maintain their established “social order” and thus be able to support the structure of capitalist production only beneficial to the ruling class. Prisons have a key role in shaping these good citizens. It is to the bourgeois society that the prison actually seeks to readjust. (more…)

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Anti-Prison Mobilisation for the International Week of Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners (Mexico)

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

From ABC Mexico:

The prison, like the police, is a fact necessary to the maintenance of social peace. It is the domination and control that allow this filthy world to be maintained. Jail means fear, uncertainty, shame, loneliness and isolation. Society trains individuals to be good citizens. My strength as an individual takes root in fear rejection could be a limit on my life. Of course, I have fear, like everybody, of many things, but my desire for freedom are larger. Fear is often built and can be destroyed when confronted. What matters is to look beyond, to exceed the limits, boundaries, beyond the walls, mountains, rivers and oceans.
Amelie Trudeu

Solidarity with our imprisoned comrades must be a constant and permanent activity without waiting dates marked on the calendar. However, it is also important to carry out solidarity activities in a coordinated manner between different groups. In that sense it was convened to conduct solidarity actions from 23 to 30 August, not with the idea of centralizing solidarity, but rather to strengthen ties and collaborations internationally.

In Mexico City the call was well received among anarchist groups and individuals. Forums, events in public places, leafleting, radio transmission, an anti-prison critical-mass, placing banners. This is a brief chronicle. (more…)

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