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Posts Tagged ‘Solidarity Action’

Social Democratic Party of Germany Attacked with Stones in solidarity with Luke O’Donovan (Berlin)

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

325 receives and transmits:

Earlier this week here in Berlin, we threw paving stones through the windows of an office of the Social Democratic Party of Germany. We attacked with comrade Luke O’Donovan in our thoughts. Like Luke, our humble action was motivated by a love of life and an active rejection of a resignation to death.

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RHI-SRI: Solidarity from the anti-repression festival in Luzurn to Nikos Maziotis and prisoners in struggle (Switzerland)

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

From the anti-repression festival in Luzern, Switzerland, we send revolutionary greetings to the prisoners and hands off Nikos Maziotis the struggle goes on ….

Red Help Switzerland

rotehilfech.noblogs.org

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Activists shut down Israeli arms factory (UK)

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

We spread this social activist action report in solidarity with the struggle against all oppression – Report from London Palestine Action via RabbleLDN:

Victory to the Palestinian struggle! Stop arming Israel! #StopElbit

For nearly a month, Israel has bombarded Gaza from land, sea and air. More than 1800 Palestinians have lost their lives and war crimes have been committed. To our collective shame, the UK government has not only failed to take action to pressure Israel to stop its massacre, but has refused to take steps to end the material support it provides to Israel’s brutal regime of apartheid and colonialism. When governments support crimes against humanity, grassroots movements must take direct action.

A group of activists from the London Palestine Action network have today (5/8/14) chained the doors shut of an Israeli weapons factory based near Birmingham in the UK and are now occupying the roof. As part of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement (BDS) and in response to calls for action from Palestinian movements, we are demanding the permanent closure of the factory and an end to all forms of military trade and cooperation with Israel. (more…)

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Banner: Solidarity with Nikos Maziotis and prisoners in struggle (Greece, Germany & Switzerland)

Friday, August 1st, 2014



Here’s a photo from Switzerland. Solidarity to Maziotis and the prisoners who fight!

RHI-SRI

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Sächsische Provinz: Soliaktion für Griechische Gefangene (Deutschland)

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

MIT POWER DURCH DIE MAUER! – Nur Angst, Kein Respekt – Gegen alle
Zwangsanstalten und die Gesellschaft des Einsperrens!
Anlässlich der Solidaritätstage mit den Griechischen Gefangenen, haben wir beim Antirassistischen Fußballturnier in Lohmen zusammen mit anderen Kicker_innen ein kleines Solifoto geknipst!

Das griechische Parlament beschloss kürzlich ein Gesetz, dass die Haftbedingung sukzessiv verschärft und nach unserer Auffassung vor allem politische Rebellion in und außerhalb der Knäste einschüchtern und bekämpfen soll. Nach der Einführung der griechischen Variante des Paragraphen 129a (1) folgt nun „ganz logisch“ eine aggressivere Bestrafung vermeintlicher Terrorist_innen. Unliebsame Subjekte, die mit ihrem Engagement für den Staat ein Problem darstellen, sollen als Gefangene des „Typ C“ nach Möglichkeit in Isolationshaft fast beliebig lange begraben werden. (2)

Gleichzeitig werden die Inhaftierten nach ihren „Verbrechen“ selektiert um die gegenseitige Solidarität zu unterbinden!

Wir wissen, dass unsere Aktion nicht einmal im Ansatz eine Antwort auf diesen Angriff des Staates darstellt. Ein Banner zu malen und ein Foto zu schießen unterbricht weder die staatliche Routine, noch wird es viele andere Menschen von unseren Ideen überzeugen. Dennoch wollen wir den Gefangenen (in GR) ein kleines Zeichen unserer Solidarität senden damit sie vielleicht etwas Kraft schöpfen können.
Auch unser ganz alltäglicher Kampf ist nicht immer von „Power“ erfüllt.
Vielmehr sind wir meist mit Erschöpfung angesichts und Angst vor Repression oder dem eigenen Scheitern konfrontiert. Umso wichtiger finden wir einen solidarischen und verständnisvollen Umgang miteinander – um uns selbst aufzufangen und der Repression möglichst wenig Angriffsfläche zu bieten!

Wir sind alle 129a! Knäste zu Spielplätzen! Bullenkarren zu Wohnmobilen!

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Resoconto sugli scioperi della fame svoltisi in Germania e Svizzera a sostegno dei prigionieri Greci, dal 18 al 20 luglio 2014

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Vi hanno partecipato complessivamente sette detenuti: Ahmet Duezguen Yueksel, Andreas Krebs, Oliver Rast, R., Sadi Özpolat, Thomas Meyer­Falk e Marco Camenisch in Svizzera.

Ahmet Duezguen Yueksel

In Turchia esercita la professione di avvocato e, dato che lavora a favore dei prigionieri politici, ha dovuto lasciare il paese ed è stato arrestato in Germania nel 2007 in base all’art. 129b. E’ stato processato, condannato e incarcerato nella prigione di Stoccarda-Stammheim. Dopo aver scontato la pena è stato sottoposto a restrizioni rispetto alla residenza, ad esempio gli è stato concesso di stare solo in certe zone. Non ha rispettato quest’obbligo ed è stato arrestato in Grecia ed estradato in Germania nel maggio di quest’anno. Lì attende di essere estradato in Turchia. (more…)

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Athens: Nihilists take responsibility for the grenade attack against SKAI Media Group (Greece)

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Inter Arma received and translated:

RESPONSIBILITY CLAIM FOR SKAI

SCUMBAGS – PIMPS – JOURNALISTS

“Media are to democracy what tanks are to dictatorships”

We “Nihilists’ Cells” take responsibility for the grenade attack against the headquarters of SKAI pimp-channel, in the early hours of Saturday 12/07.

In the age of media empire a lot are being written just to say a few and hide the most. Journalists appear as the exclusive owners of the truth. Whatever doesn’t “play” on TV cameras, it simply doesn’t exist. It’s being deleted… silenced… hidden…

Just like the biggest hunger strike (4,500 prisoners) ever made in Greek prisons against the law for maximum security prisons. The tidings of the hunger strike was squeezed among advertisements for mobile cellphones, detergents, electrical appliances and the world cup’s carnivalesque rhythms, in order to be frittered, slaughtered and, finally, completely silenced.

The prisoners’ fight against being buried and forgotten living-dead inside hundreds of tons of concrete and banisters looks like it doesn’t match the TV narrative of life. Where the lie builds your ideological castles, there is room only for fear and for the stupefaction of the society of the spectacle. Images of people searching the garbage for some food, interchange with flashy fashion shows and charity events, while the news about the thousands of suicides of neo-desperate ex-bourgeois are being forgotten in the aftermath of lifestyle gossips in an endless TV bargain of social aphasia… And life goes on outside the TV screen in a black-and-white background. Mass way of thinking and emotions with users’ guides… this is the social factory of the media.

SKAI and its group of lackey and pimp journalists are carrying on the propaganda of conservatism and fear. Spinster witches (I. Mandrou), submissive counselors (A. Portosalte), agents (Papachelas), disgusting fawners (G. Aftias), newly minted pretentious cocky dastards (T. Chatzis), hysterical bankers (M. Papadimitriou), under the instructions of a smuggler (Alafouzos), praise and sanctify the authority’s orders, sending for the Inquisition to whoever dares question it.

We could say thousands of words about the salaried TV-attorneys. But no sheep was ever saved by bellowing. In the battle against the existent the one who speaks “well” wins not, but the one who turns his words into action does. That’s why we don’t like garnished speeches, complicated analyses, social rhetorics and pompous political terms, in order to “justify” our actions or to become likeable for the masses.

We are with the minority of those who are indifferent to the objective conditions and the intermediate levels of “social revolution” and we bring the immediate experience of the anarchist insurrection HERE and NOW…

From the razor’s edge where we look for the authentic experience of attack, we send our greeting and our complicity to the COMRADES of the C.C.F.-Imprisoned Members’ Cell and to Andreas and Spyros who are being held in Korydallos wing A, to comrade Olga of C.C.F. and to all those friends in prisons who do not kneel in front of the tyranny of the authority and the decay of time. Solidarity and Strength to the illegal sector of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, to Comrades in Germany, Italy, Indonesia and England who reinforce “Project Phoenix”, to the international network of FAI/IRF and to the fugitive urban guerrilla Chr. Ksiros.

THINK REVOLUTIONARY – ACT AGGRESSIVELY

“Nihilists’ Cells”

PS (1). The presence of some random by-passers and the danger of injuring them forced us no to express the range of attack we had planned and limit ourselves to the throwing of that specific grenade… But next time we will not content ourselves with a simple intimidating symbolism…

PS (2). Every arrest of an urban guerrilla, like the arrest of N. Maziotis, is one more reason for the sharpening of the attacks. Strength and complicity with the comrades who take the political responsibility of choosing the armed struggle.

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Responsibility claim for Molotov attack against anti-riot squad in Exarchia (Athens, Greece)

Monday, July 21st, 2014

via contra-info:

In the early hours of Sunday, July 20th, we attacked the bastards of the MAT anti-riot squad with Molotov cocktails at the headquarters of Greece’s socialist PASOK co-ruling party located in Charilaou Trikoupi Street, Exarchia, as a minimum act of solidarity with urban guerrilla fighter Nikos Maziotis…

The States are the only terrorists. Solidarity with urban guerrilla fighters!

Strength and solidarity to anarchist combatant Nikos Maziotis, and Pola Roupa who has a bounty on her head.

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Comrade Sadi Özpolat joins the hunger-strike in solidarity with prisoners in Greece against ‘Type C’ prisons (Germany)

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

via RHI-SRI:

Besides Sadi Özpolat, Julihmet Düzgün Yuksel, Andreas Krebs, Oliver Rast, Thomas Meyer-Falk and Marco Camenisch are participating in the solidarity hunger strike for the Greek prisoners, from 18-20 July.

In a § 129b – trial [terrorist association] in the Regional Court of Dusseldorf in early 2012, Sadi Özpolat was sentenced to six years in prison. In Turkey, Sadi spent 17 years in jail. He participated in the 1996 death fast and at the beginning of the century, he was the spokesperson of the prisoners in the hunger-strike. In a battle against the introduction of isolation torture “made in Stammhein” in prisons [Stammhein is the prison where the imprisoned members of the Red Army Faction were murdered by the German State], that is going on for almost 7 years, in that time more than 120 people have died.

Death fast, in contrast to hunger strike, is ended only if a result is reached.

After his release in 2003 in Turkey, Sadi was arrested again in 2004. When he was released in 2008, he left Turkey and applied for asylum in France.

Sadi was arrested on 19 May 2010 in French Colmar due to a warrant by the German Attorney General, and in July 2010 he was delivered to the German authorities and sent to prison.

In Germany, Sadi did several hunger strikes to fight for better conditions.

Sadi Özpolat
Krümmede 3
44791 Bochum
Germany

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Neben Sadi Özpolat beteiligt auch an dem Solidaritätshungerstreik für die griechischen Gefangenen vom 18-20. Julihmet Düzgün Yüksel, Andreas Krebs, Oliver Rast, Thomas Meyer-Falk und Marco Camenisch ist auch Sadi in den Soli-HS getreten.

In einem §129b – Prozess vor dem OLG Düsseldorf wurde Sadi Özpolat Anfang 2012 zu 6 Jahren Haft verurteilt. In der Türkei war Sadi insgesamt 17 Jahre im Knast. Er nahm am Todesfasten 1996 teil und war Anfang des Jahrhunderts Sprecher der hungerstreikenden Gefangenen. In einen bald 7 Jahre andauernden Kampf, der sich gegen die Einführung der Isolationsfolter „Made in Stammheim“ richtete, starben über 120 Menschen.

Todesfasten wird im Gegensatz zum Hungerstreik erst beendet, wenn ein Resultat erreicht ist.

Nach seiner Entlassung 2003 in der Türkei wurde Sadi 2004 erneut verhaftet. Als er wieder frei kam, reiste er 2008 aus der Türkei aus und stellte einen Asylantrag in Frankreich.

Sadi wurde am 19. Mai 2010 im französischen Colmar aufgrund eines Festnahmeersuchens der Bundesanwaltschaft festgenommen und im Juli 2010 nach Deutschland ausgewiesen und in den Knast gesteckt.

Er trat mehrere Male in der BRD in den Hungerstreik, um bessere Bedingungen zu erkämpfen.

Sadi Özpolat
Krümmede 3
44791 Bochum
Deutschland

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Accion de propaganda antiautoritaria en el dia de la lectura de sentencia contra Fredy, Juan y Marcelo (Chile)

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Respondiendo al llamado de nuestros compañeros y de nuestra propia conciencia insurrecta, decidimos no estar ausentes en solidaridad durante el día de la lectura de la sentencia contra los compañeros presos por el “Caso Security”.

Sabemos que los carceleros no quedan indiferentes cuando se sienten apuntados por la hostilidad anárquicaanticarcelaria, por eso el día de la lectura de las condenas “decoramos” con propaganda la esquina donde está ubicada el complejo represivo-penitenciario que aloja al Centro de Justicia y diversas unidades penales, incluyendo la Cárcel de Alta y Máxima Seguridad, donde se encuentran encarcelados los compañeros del “Caso Security”. (more…)

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18-20 July: German prisoners to hunger-strike in solidarity with Greek prisoners against the new prison system and as an expression of international prisoners solidarity

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

This is a message from German prisoners. They are going to go on hunger-strike between the 18th and the 20 of July. Marco Camenisch, long-term eco-anarchist radical prisoner in Switzerland will also participate. This is an expression of the international prisoners solidarity with the struggle of the Greek prisoners against the new prison system. More info to come…

solidarity is our weapon

Check out: www.rhi-sri.org

“An alle Mitgefangenen,

Geht um die Hungerstreikenden Gefangenen in Griechenland

In Griechenland wehren sich seit dem 23. Juni tausende Gefangene mit einem Hungerstreik gegen Gesetze zur Einrichtung von Hochsicherheitsgefängnissen.

An dem Protest nehmen bereits fast 4000 der etwa 12000 in griechischen
Knästen Eingesperrten teil.

Daher wird aus Solidarität und Anteilnahme die bundesweiter Hungerstreik
aufgerufen.

Bereits in Berlin und einigen Haftanstalten in Bayern wurde der Termin
für den 18.-20.Juli hierfür angesetzt.

Gez. Gefangenen-Gewerkschaft

Andreas Krebs
Marco Camenisch
Oliver Rast

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English version

“To all fellow prisoners,

This is about the hunger striker prisoners in Greece

In Greece since June 23 thousands of prisoners fight back with a hunger strike against laws establishing High-security prisons.

At the protest already almost 4000 of about 12,000 of those imprisoned in Greek prisons are taking part.

Therefore, for solidarity and sympathy, a nationwide hunger strike is invoked.

Already in Berlin and some prisons in Bayern was the start date of 18-20 July recognized.

Gez. Prisoners’ union

Andreas Krebs
Marco Camenisch
Oliver Rast

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Ticino: Solidarity banner for prisoners struggle in Greece (Switzerland)

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Here we are with a good picture of solidarity to the prisoners struggle in Greek prisons from Ticino, Switzerland.

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Solidarity demo in Zurich for anti-FIFA & hungerstrikers in Greek prisons (Switzerland)

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

The street sign of „FIFA-Strasse“, which was disassembled at the
manifestation at 14 June in front of the head office of FIFA in Zurich, was passed us on today.

In solidarity with all struggles against and around the World Cup in Brasil we fight against the capitalistic exploitation of football through FIFA and the other exponents of capital.

In Greece the capital punishment is now called Prison Type C.
“We fight and resist for our dignity”, wrote the fighting prisoners, which are in hunger strike since monday, 23.06.2014.
Our solidarity shall also be a weapon in this struggle!

International solidarity is our arme!

RHI-SRI

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Solidarity action in Zurich at the Greek general consulate (Switzerland)

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

This is a solidarity action in Zurich at the Greek general consulate that we received from Red Help International.

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Graffiti in Support of ZAD, France & Can Vies, Spain in Hastings, England (UK)

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

ACT FOR FREEDOM!

Here are a couple photos of graffiti that appeared in Hastings (UK) in support of the ZAD (a zone to be defended), France and the struggle to save the squat Can Vies in Barcelona, Catalonia, an imposition that comes as the result of the Spanish state and developers to crush dissent, resistance and free spaces. (more…)

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Hamburg: Wilde Demos und Krawall gegen die Grenzen und ihre Wächter (Deutschland)

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Nachdem es am Donnerstag den 05.06. zu brutalen Übergriffen von Bullen auf einen Protest der Lampedusa Flüchtlinge und Unterstützer_innen auf dem Hamburger Rathausmarkt gekommen war, gingen Freitag Abend hunderte Menschen in St. Pauli auf die Straße.

Eine große unautorisierte Demonstration mit bis zu 1000 Menschen begann gegen 20 Uhr auf dem Neuen Pferdemarkt und ging über das Schulterblatt.
Parolen gegen Staat und Grenzen wurden gegen Häuserwände, Banken und Geschäfte gesprüht, Feuerwerk gezündet und es war laut. (more…)

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Night-time stalking of Bristol fascists – EDL Chris Pugh’s car vandalised and fascist hang-out Apple Tree pub smashed (UK)

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

325 receives and transmits:

Some local fascist haunts have been hunted down in our areas. This is to combat continuing fascist stirrings like racist assaults, intimidation and graffiti here in Bristol* and elsewhere. The far-right will be fought in the daytime like in Brighton last Sunday, or at night when we choose.

EDL Fascist Chris Pugh plays as DJ around Bristol pubs under the name of The Last Resort, and runs a retro shop under the same name on the Wells Road. His street stall in St.Nicholas market ceased trading after being publicly paintbombed on a Saturday by anti-fascists. His shop is a few minutes from his house in Knowle West (47 Salcombe Rd), the stomping ground of his youth. So, on the night of Tuesday 15th April, all four tyres were punctured on his Grey Jaguar car, and body work scratched. It’s the least we can do for him right now.

Two days later, at the Apple Tree pub in Philips street, off Bedminister parade, two downstairs windows and one upstairs were smashed at sunrise. The pub is a consecutive meeting place of EDL organisers, such as Mickey Bayliss, who organised the EDL demo in central Bristol last year as their South-West co-ordinator.

Attack the racists and fascists, history has always proved that they’ll be the allies of the bosses, patriarchs and the state, pretending to speak for the white underdog. It’s a mistake to let them fester.

Lastly, across the channel in Calais fascists have fallen back for the moment after an international call-out to fight their repeated attacks on squats and migrants, though the bigger enemy remains the authorities and the state.

Solidarity to Damien Camelio also in France doing time for burning buildings used by the army, the prison service, National Front, and calling to arms against repression in all forms.

Neither Left nor Right – Anti-State and Anti-Fascist

*See this – http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Racism-Bristol-349-victims-report-abuse-2012-13/story-20958509-detail/story.html

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Seattle: Banner drop in solidarity with Tacoma, WA hunger strike (USA)

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

325 receives and transmits:

On Friday April 11th, three banners were dropped from different highway overpasses in Seattle. This is in solidarity with the hunger strikers held in the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, WA, a facility that currently imprisons and deports immigrants from around the United States. This is also for those on hunger strike in a similar facility in Texas, also run by GEO.

The banners read as follows:

Destroy Borders, Chinga la Migra;
Solidarity with NWDC Hunger Strikers;

and
Set Fire to ICE, Solidarity with the Hunger Strikers.

With this small act we send strength to those who refuse the authority of their jailers. We send the message that they are not alone and their struggle is not isolated.

Death to the Jailers,
Fire to the Prisons!

- some anarchists

Photos here:

http://tinyurl.com/o9b9s92

http://tinyurl.com/nr8gzxx

http://tinyurl.com/pe33tpp

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Seattle: 3 Bank ATMs Sabotaged (USA)

Friday, April 11th, 2014

325 receives and transmits:

During the evening of Wednesday April 9th. 3 Bank atms in Seattle had their credit card slots sealed shut. This was done in solidarity with the hunger strikers at the Northwest Detention and for Amélie, Fallon and Carlos.

- Some Anarchists

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Atlanta, GA: Tractors sabotaged for the ZAD, No TAV, Hambach Forest (USA)

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

325 receives and transmits:

On the night of February 22nd, we poured a mixture of sand and water into the fuel tanks of two tractors used in the construction of a new Atlanta streetcar. The streetcar is one of many major development projects the city has initiated in the past few years as a part of a general plan to revitalize downtown. We know that this plan only means more police and unaffordable housing.

We offer this small gesture of solidarity to the ZAD, the No TAV movement, and the occupation of the Hambach Forest. We would also like to send strength to those affected by increased surveillance or repression the new developments have brought to Atlanta.

Our action was very simple to perform. It did not take long to plan or to enact and we found all of the materials on the side of the road. We do not believe that an accumulation of “actions” makes a revolution, but we wanted to give encouragment to the current and future participants of revolutionary struggles. Onward, strong hearts!

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