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Diciembre negro acciones en Quito (Ecuador)

January 14th, 2016

Diciembre negro
A nuestrxs hermanxs acratas:
Nos adherimos a la campaña del diciembre negro (15-20 dic) con una serie
nocturna de pintas políticas en varios sectores de la podrida ciudad de
kitu, haciendo llegar este pequeño gesto de guerra con altivez a
nuestrxs hermanxs anarquistas en todas las partes de la tierra donde la
lucha anarquista no cesa y se tensa.

Aparte adjuntamos a las pintas varios flyers que circularon en las webs
de contrainformacion para el diciembre negro, asi extendemos el lazo
solidario q nos une, el mismo q a su vez destruye los limites
territoriales, creimos necesario adjuntar dichos flyers explicativos ya
que en ecuador lxs autoproclamadxs anarquistas estan viviendo un proceso
transversal de divagaciones políticas, en el cual aun creen que puede
existir un cambio real por medio de reformas y sus plataformas. Read the rest of this entry »

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Athens: CCF escape case trial set for February 15th 2016 (Greece)

January 12th, 2016

February 15th: Trial date for the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire escape plan – Prosecution against relatives of political prisoners

The trial concerning the plan of Conspiracy of Cells of Fire comrades to escape from Koridallos prisons has been set for February 15th. A total of 28 people are accused in this trial. Conspiracy of Cells of Fire comrades have taken responsibility for the escape plan from the outset, defending their choice as a means to continue anarchist struggle.

However, this time the judicial mafia has experimented on our comrades by applying an insidious and vengeful blackmail against them.

In addition to making the heaviest possible indictment against several of the accused, whose relation with Conspiracy of Cells of Fire members was solely limited to friendly contacts, they’ve prepared new guillotines.

The inquisitor Eftichis Nikopoulos (special appellate judge against terrorism) and the judicial councils that followed, have also put forward for trial relatives of political prisoners: Athena Tsakalou (the mother of CCF members Gerasimos Tsakalos and Christos Tsakalos), Evi Statiri (the partner of Gerasimos), and Christos Polidoros (the brother of CCF member Giorgos Polidoros), on charges of “membership in the terrorist organisation Conspiracy of Cells of Fire”!!!

Athena Tsakalou and Evi Statiri were originally remanded in March 2015, and then broke out of captivity.

Athena was released a month after her arrest, following the hunger strike of Conspiracy of Cells of Fire members and anarchist comrade Angeliki Spyropoulou. Six months later, Evi was also released from prison, following the hunger strike undertaken by her and her partner Gerasimos Tsakalos.

During the two hunger strikes, a multifaceted movement developed against the judicial coup, expressing solidarity by means of gatherings, banner drops, occupation of buildings, acts of sabotage and incendiary attacks…

Nevertheless, after the release of Athena and Evi, the solidarity movement gained half a victory.

Judge-executioners “granted” them a crippled freedom. Athena was exiled to Salamis Island, and Evi is restricted to one kilometer from her home by a “freedom distance-meter”.

At the same time, they have been prohibited from any communication with their relatives, thus isolating them behind invisible grids.

We see this strategy of Power of isolating political prisoners being broadened, as is the case with the recent visitation ban against Revolutionary Struggle member Nikos Maziotis [whose friend and comrade was recently prohibited from visiting him in prison].

Similarly, the judicial mafia continues its sorcery against relatives of political prisoners, having remanded Maria Theofilou [the partner of Giorgos Petrakakos].

On February 15th, Power will once again try to erect its guillotines against relatives of political prisoners.

They’ve made their intentions crystal clear by now. According to the accusatory dossier, which is over 10,000 pages, they’ve chosen to call only 20 witnesses to the stand (half of whom are anti-terrorist police officers), with the purpose of fast-tracking proceedings; it seems convictions have already been issued…

February 15th marks the beginning of a new wager for people in struggle, negators of Power, people in solidarity… Our wager is to nullify the Power’s vindictive plans, stand side by side with the comrades, and continue what we’ve started… To subvert the judicial coup and stand against the prosecution of political prisoners’ relatives.

Because this trial prefigures future persecutions. What is being tested today against relatives of political prisoners, tomorrow will be tested against friends, people in solidarity, people in struggle…

For this reason and all the reasons in this world, once again we are preparing to venture into new battles against the laws of cops, judges and the Power’s priesthood.

Our quiver contains many arrows, such as the recent memory of gestures against the fascist persecutions of political prisoners’ relatives, but also the fresh traces of actions for Black December, that have strayed from the silent paths of social peace.

In the face of challenges posed by the State and judicial mafia, we respond with the challenge of insurrectionist action. With the trial on February 15th as a point of encounter, to oppose the persecution of relatives, let’s make this New Year beginning our own restart – with international call-outs, assemblies, counter-information, demonstrations, occupations, acts of sabotage, attacks – for the complete overthrow of the existent. With not even a single moment wasted.

“Stone, iron, wood can be broken… but it is impossible to break a determined human being with a conscience.”

Solidarity with Conspiracy of Cells of Fire comrades and anarchist Angeliki Spyropoulou

Against the prosecution of political prisoners’ relatives
(Christos Polidoros, Athena Tsakalou, Evi Statiri)

in Greek



via contrainfo

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Athens: Arson attack against 2 banks by FAI-IRF for Black December (Greece)

January 12th, 2016

Athens, 04.01.16: We take responsibility for the arson of the Alpha bank on Akadimias street and the arson of a National Bank ATM in Peristeri. Both actions were carried out as part of the Black December called by the imprisoned comrades N. Romanos and P. Argirou.

Although this came in late for the timeframe of December, we hope that the Black December will not end. We plan to continue on with diverse actions. We are not going to write much else because the time has come for actions not words.

LONG LIVE ANARCHY!

PS: All of you who rushed to negatively criticize the call for Black December are just looking for reasons to ‘politicize’ your inaction.

As long as the flames of rebellion burn within us, Black December will always be burning everywhere!

FAI-IRF (Informal Anarchist Federation – International Revolutionary Front)



via Athens IMC, Insurrection News.

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Anarchists in Slovenia and the refugee Balkan route (A-Radio)

January 12th, 2016

Dear all,

For refugees heading to Central and Northern Europe, the Balkan route has been of upmost importance. As Anarchist Radio Berlin we talked to two anarchists from Slovenia about the situation in the Balkans, their work with the refugees and the perspectives of this struggle beyond humanitarian actions.

You’ll find the audio (to listen online or download in different sizes) here:
http://aradio.blogsport.de/2016/01/12/a-radio-in-english-mediterranean-2-anarchists-in-slovenia-and-the-refugee-balkan-route/

Length: 8:06 min

You can find other English and Spanish language audios here:
http://aradio.blogsport.de/englishcastellano/.

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Dealing with “counter-terror” cops at the airport (UK)

January 12th, 2016

via RabbleLDN, also see – “Schedule 7″ – Important Advice for Anarchists Travelling To/From the UK.

Bristol Anarchist Chases Away Counter-Terror Police

Today at Stansted Airport, plainclothes police officers pulled aside a travelling anarchist (Tim from Bristol) and seemingly sought to coerce him into becoming an informant with a combination of intimidation, veiled threats, and offers of free alcohol. But when he started recording the officers on his mp3 player they quickly terminated the exchange and made a sharp exit.

He believes he was targeted by counter terror police because of his Anarchism, stating: “Anarchism is about ordinary people standing up to the rich and powerful – exactly what the police are there to prevent. These people claim to be protecting us, but they spend most of their time blacklisting trade unionists, spying on activists and harassing ethnic minorities.”

Here’s his full account of what happened today:

“As I was leaving the EU e-passport gate about 1pm today, I was approached by a man who came out from behind the desk to the left. He was a similar height to me, with short light brown hair/beard, and a light northern English accent. He said “Hi Tim, I’d like to have a word with you. I think you know what this is about”. I got my phone out and called a friend as soon as he started speaking. I told him I had a phone call which I needed to take. A man who had approached in the mean-time from the right, wearing a grey suit-jacket, asked me to turn my phone off. I repeated that I had to take the call. When my friend picked up I asked them to call my solicitor. Read the rest of this entry »

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"Brain Waves for Peace" – Final Chapter of 'Radical Peace: People Refusing War' by William T. Hathaway (USA)

January 10th, 2016

Brain Waves for Peace

From the book
RADICAL PEACE: People Refusing War
By William T. Hathaway

I was sitting in full lotus, body wrapped in a blanket, mind rapt in deep stillness, breathing lightly, wisps of air curling into the infinite space behind my closed eyes. My mantra had gone beyond sound to become a pulse of light in an emptiness that contained everything.

An electric shock flashed down my spine and through my body. My head snapped back, limbs jerked, a cry burst from my throat. Every muscle in my body contracted ― neck rigid, jaws clenched, forehead tight. Bolts of pain shot through me. I managed to lie down, then noticed I wasn’t breathing ― maybe I was already dead. I groaned and gulped a huge breath, which stirred a whirl of thoughts and images.

Vietnam again: Rotor wind from a hovering helicopter flails the water of a rice paddy while farmers run frantically for cover. Points of fire spark out from a bamboo grove to become dopplered whines past my ears. A plane dives on the grove to release a bomb which tumbles end over end and bursts into an orange globe of napalm. A man in my arms shakes in spasms as his chest gushes blood. Read the rest of this entry »

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Santiago: Adjudicación de Artefactos Simulados Coordinados (Chile)

January 10th, 2016

“…Después de cada acción pueden retirarse a sus refugios ya preparados
de antemano, sin tener porque depender de la ayuda de la población.
Tomando las precauciones debidas, sus movimientos por las calles de la
gran ciudad pasaran inadvertidos, no diferenciándose en absoluto de la
corriente normal del resto de la población. El anonimato de la gran
ciudad es un factor determinante de la guerrilla urbana (…) Los éxitos
de la policía o del ejercito solo son posibles por casualidad, traición,
errores tácticos…”
El moderno estado capitalista y la estrategia de la
lucha armada / R.A.F.

El 30 de diciembre hemos abierto una nueva fractura en el espacio de
control y dominación del capital con la instalación de un artefacto
simulado consistente en un extintor cableado con sistema de relojería en
el Mall Plaza Alameda.

Una vez encontrado el artefacto hemos logrado paralizar la circulación
en el sector producto del operativo policial que fue televisado con el
escándalo de una bomba en el mall. Durante más de una hora circularon
periódicos informes en la televisión con la información de último
minuto, el GOPE realizó sus peritajes y el mall evacuó la enorme masa de
personas que circulaban y consumían en él, generando millonarias
pérdidas en una fecha en que el comercio lo sintió con mayor ímpetu.

Durante el mismo día instalamos otro artefacto de las mismas
características en un bus transantiago que se dirigía al sector oriente
de la ciudad, acción que no se hizo pública por los medios de prensa por
lo que desconocemos su alcance.

Con ambas acciones nuestro objetivo es dejar claro que sus estructuras
son vulnerables, el avance civilizado de la seguridad no es un
impedimento para atacar, sus grandes e ingeniosos mecanismos de control
social a través de la artificialidad e impartimiento de distintos tipos
de violencia son algo a sortear para quienes buscan inmiscuirse en la
entrañas del sistema para verlo devastado. La guerra social avanza con
la necesidad de reinventarnos y hacer de nuestros impactos secuelas que
permanezcan y fisuren cada atisbo de poder y propiedad.

Sepan que nuestros objetivos fueron lugares concurridos exclusivamente
porque los artefactos fueron simulados. Nuestro ataque es a los
mecanismos de control, nuestro mensaje es su vulnerabilidad y nuestro
propósito es devastar cada señal de la civilización material y con
representación en estructuras físicas, en estructuras de dominio y
control.

El mundo construido por el desangre de la libertad tiembla con cada
voluntad anarquista e incivilizada que enfoca su accionar contra el
blindaje de moral ciudadana, justificación y violencia que han arraigado
a la sociedad para el mantenimiento del poder.

De esta forma nos hacemos parte del Diciembre Negro que se desató por
todo el mundo y que continúa arrasando con la paz social de los Estados,
también nos sumamos al llamado por la memoria del compañero Sebastián
Oversluij, a 2 años de su caída en combate en una expropiación frustrada
a un banco en la comuna de Pudahuel. Para nosotros/as continuar con el
camino de la ofensiva es nuestro gesto más sincero a la vida que dedicó
por la anarquía, así recuperamos una iniciativa de acción a su memoria,
con nuevas ideas y proyecciones, pero siempre con el eje esencial del
conflicto ácrata contra toda representación de dominio.

¡Guerra a la civilización y al Estado/Capital!
¡A extender los núcleos de acción contra la dominación!
¡Sebastián Oversluij: Presente!
¡Viva la Anarquía!

Fuerzas por el Desborde de la Civilización
Núcleos Antagónicos de la Nueva Guerrilla Urbana

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Proyecto Fénix 2016: Artefacto Incendiario Contra Empresa de Seguridad (Chile)

January 10th, 2016

ENGLISH VERSION

“Contra la tiranía de la realidad que se ha impuesto a la gente, elijo
siempre el realismo mágico de la anarquía y la revolución que nunca se
termina.”
Christos Tsakalos.

Luchar por la libertad incluye combatir la impunidad de quienes reprimen
y vigilan nuestras vidas.

Abrimos fuegos el 2016 durante la noche del día domingo 03 de enero
atacando con un artefacto incendiario de activación retardada las
oficinas centrales de ISP Services, empresa de seguridad privada creada
por un ex agente de inteligencia de la dictadura chilena quien, como
muchos otros ex agentes de la represión dicatorial, desarrollaron sus
propios negocios de seguridad en el ámbito privado una vez llegada la
democracia. Nuestro fuego logró dañar con éxito parte de la fachada del
edificio ubicado en calle Lord Cochrane, en el centro de Santiago.

Estamos concientes de que las empresas de guardias, cámaras y
televigiancia son un negocio rentable sustentado en la ideología de la
seguridad, promovida por el Estado/Capital y avalada por la mayoría
social que, sin cuestionarse los discursos del poder, reproduce y
defiende la idea de la Seguridad Total, contenta de que en cada esquina
y barrio aparezcan más cámaras, guardias y policías.

Encendiedo nuestro fuego insurgente en las narices de quienes vigilan,
demostramos una vez más la vulnerabilidad de la red de la dominación,
potenciando nuestras decisiones, relaciones y prácticas cotidianas en el
ataque directo contra los edificios, representantes, administradores/as
y defensores/as del control social.

Lo hemos dicho y lo reafirmamos una vez más: el poder nunca es
invulnerable, el ataque anarquista siempre es posible.

Desde la informalidad antiautoritaria nos organizamos sin especialistas,
sin líderes ni jerarquías, para llevar a cabo la praxis de la
conspiración anarquista contra el poder, dando continuidad a través del
fuego al proyecto de la Federación Anarnquista Informal/ Frente
Revolucionario Internacional, porque la FAI/FRI cobra vida allí donde
cualquier individux, célula o grupo forjan con su propia AUTONOMÍA el
ATAQUE DIRECTO, sin dar pie a dudas sobre sus intenciones, con un actuar
certero y no indiscriminado, con la SOLIDARIDAD y el INTERNACIONALISMO
anárquico como elementos esenciales de una sedición liberadora sin
centros ni periferia que rompe la normalidad opresora y construye en el
presente la perspectiva de la Libertad Total.

Que acciones como esta motiven a la planificación de más y mejores
igniciones e incendios contra la miseria del orden establecido, siempre
recordando combinar los aprendizajes sobre cómo fabricar artefactos
incendiarios/explosivos con los conocimientos necesarios sobre cómo
dezplazarnos de forma segura a través de la ciudad al momento de
emprender la acción conspiradora y clandestina.

¡Combinemos las diversas formas de lucha para derrumbar este y cualquier
sistema de vida basado en el poder y la explotación!

Saludamos a quienes respondieron con propaganda y acción la iniciativa
para un Dicimebre Negro propuesta desde las cárceles griegas por los
compañeros Panagiotis Argirou y Nikos Romanos. Que el ímpetu por la
acción y el debate no se detenga, que continúe, se proyecte y concrete
en estrategias de lucha y más actos de insurrección que obstaculicen y
pongan en peligro los planes del poder.

Saludamos a cada presx en lucha que se mantiene dignx y consecuente en
las cárceles del mundo civilizado.

Saludamos la vida en lucha del guerrero mapuche Matías Catrileo,
asesinado hace 8 años (3 de enero de 2008) por las balas de la
democracia percutidas en esa ocasión por el policia Walter Ramírez
Espinoza en medio de una acción de recuperación de tierras ancestrales.

Saludamos a cada humanx y animal que lucha por su libertad pasando a la
acción contra el mundo de la autoridad.

Y a nuestros compañerxs de la FAI/FRI, nos encontraremos nuevamente en
el vuelo del Fénix.

¡Qué viva la Coordinación Informal de la Acción Anarquista Multiforme en
todo el mundo!

Célula Anarquista de Ataque Incendiario “Fuego y Conciencia”.
Federación Anarquista Informal-Frente Revolucionario Internacional-
Chile.

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PDF: Negación #7 – Diciembre 2015 (Mexico)

January 4th, 2016

Revista anarquista Negación numero 7 correspondiente al mes de Diciembre 2015.

Devido a un herror al momento de editar la revista, en publicación de un
texto con el cual no estuvimos de acuerdo en la manera de expresar
algunas cosas, este Negación de fin de año es difundido hasta este
momento. La publicación primaria de un texto que por confusión nuestra
publicamos en vez del texto corregido por quien o quienes lo enviaron,
retrazo unos dias la distribución. Como revista somos animadores de la
critica a organizaciones de sintesis, autoritarias y peasadas, más no
estamos de acuerdo con señalamientos sean los que sean. Agradecemos a
los compas que coordinan los blogs donde se difunde Negación por el
apoyo y la modificacion del post, así como la difusión de la revista.

Guerra social y ataque informal contra el poder y toda autoridad

Negación numero 7
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Letter by Anarchist Comrade Gabriel Pombo Da Silva (Spain)

January 2nd, 2016



via actforfree:

‘While there is a lower class, I am in it, and while there is a criminal element I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.’ Eugene Debs

Comrades!

Today I’m in high spirits (you know our life is not a straight line, nor constant, or static…), and those who know me personally know that I have a pretty black a sense of humour (what ‘scandalizes’ others makes me smile, etc. …) almost cynically (especially when it comes to talking about/describing facts to do with the ‘Law’, ‘Rights’, the ‘Authorities’, etc. …); because these are ‘things’ that I can’t take seriously (even though my life is wrapped up in all that), no matter how serious these ‘things’ are.

So I’m writing informally with a smile on my face (even if I’m talking about serious ‘things’) because a sense of humour is one of the ‘things’ that has always kept me ‘struggling on’. I can’t help feeling surprised when I hear/see parlour politicians filling their mouths with words/concepts such as ‘we live by the Rule of law’, ‘we are all equal before the law’, etc. The ‘Spanish Trademark’ (as they now call it) doesn’t know what Democracy is (considering that I’m not democratic either); the Law is a ‘mino-cracy’ and only serves the interests of the caste (I like this about the caste, because that’s what we’ve got in this Country), and those of us who don’t laugh at their jokes are all ‘anti-system’. Does anyone have any doubt about it? Read the rest of this entry »

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Villabona, Spain – June 2015, words from anarchist comrades Monica Caballero and Francisco Solar

January 2nd, 2016

AGAINST REPRESSION… NOT EVERYTHING GOES
The State uses different strategies to eliminate its enemies and anyone who raises their voice to criticize the established order.

It wants to eliminate and eradicate all initiatives of rebellion; for this purpose it can rely on a powerful judicial apparatus which holds a wide punitive spectrum, ranging from light sentences, which in general result in fines or suspended sentences, to the use of harder instruments, including the wild card of the Antiterrorism Law, a card frequently played at power’s game table. For anyone who sees prison as an eventuality in the struggle against dominion, we observe how the current political context tends to make this more likely for many others: there are many who don’t know if they’ll wake up in a cell tomorrow, and we who are already inside don’t know how long we’ll be in here. At times the situation becomes confused as we are faced with a machine of repression set in motion by its own paranoia and hallucinations; and ultimately this is one of the many ways of exercising power. The rapidity of several police operations in succession adds to the confusion, especially as the charges are often ‘imaginary’, and everything goes with the spectacularization made by the media of Power. Whoever exercises and supports domination will never understand our antiauthoritarian tension, because they try to place us within their line of reasoning. Read the rest of this entry »

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Writing of Anarchist Comrade Nataly Casanova for a Black December (Chile)

January 2nd, 2016



FOR COMBATIVE MEMORY, A BLACK DECEMBER

Combative memory defines us as individuals taking a stand in our negation of the existent, forces us to push the memory of our fallen comrades beyond reflecting on how they were snatched from us, bringing them into our everyday lives in many forms and individual initiatives without giving in to resignation in the face of death or to oblivion.

To bring new life to their insurgent lives, through actions, also to remind those who took their lives that the comrades live in each one of us and that we will always despise the role of those who chose to become defenders of the present system of dominion.

The guard who murdered Angry has been turned into a citizens’ hero, he who without even thinking about it became responsible for that murder. This mercenary who honoured his own institution is stained with the blood of our loved one, we all know that. Just as we know that any servant (defender of order) could do the same as William Vera [the piece of shit that killed Angry, crocenera note], we can observe their movements as they kill or imprison anyone who dares touch the sacred property of the rich, their houses, cars, shops and anything they put on show, including their cherished money. We who are far from the logic of power, know that the loss of our dear ones can never be forgotten, their lives are full of meaning and beauty, ideas and coherence, and in them many desires and tensions merge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Melbourne: Attack against BAE Systems for Black December (Australia)

January 2nd, 2016

In the final hours of December 2015 we attacked the offices of the
defense contractor BAE Systems on River Boulevard in Richmond with paint
and sledge hammers.

BAE Systems make billions from war and their technology is responsible
for countless civilian deaths worldwide.

This action was carried out as part of Black December, a month of
anarchist direct action that was initiated by the anarchist prisoners
Nikos Romanos and Panagiotis Argirou in Greece.

We also carried out this action in solidarity with anarchist prisoners
held hostage by states worldwide and in solidarity with Indigenous
prisoners held hostage by the colonist ‘authorities’ here in so-called
‘Australia’ – all of whom are political prisoners.

Black December is everywhere!


Anarchist Office Refurbishment Cell

Check the pics.

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'Refusing the Military' – Chapter 14 of the book ‘Radical Peace: People Refusing War’ by William T. Hathaway (USA)

January 2nd, 2016

Refusing the Military
Healing the Virus of Violence

Chapter 14 of the book
RADICAL PEACE: People Refusing War
By William T. Hathaway

RADICAL PEACE is a collection of reports from antiwar activists, the true stories of their efforts to change our warrior culture. A young Buddhist novice contributed this account, which we then revised together. To protect the people who have protected him, he wishes to be nameless.

Back in high school I’d been good at languages but couldn’t afford to go to college, so I joined the navy for the language training. They have a program where if you pass an aptitude test, they’ll send you to the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California, for an intensive course that’s worth almost a year of college credit. Plus they have an active-duty education program that offers college courses. I figured after my discharge I could finish my education on the GI Bill, and with my language skills, I could get a job in international business.

The other military branches offer programs like this too, but the navy seemed the best way to stay out of the fighting. I was hoping for a major language like Chinese, Russian, or Spanish, but they assigned me to Pashto, which is spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan. After training, I’d be stationed on a ship in the Arabian Sea monitoring phone calls and radio broadcasts, listening for key words that might give a clue about where the Taliban were, so the planes from the aircraft carriers could bomb them. I didn’t think about this last part, though. I was focused on my future. Read the rest of this entry »

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‘The Misery of Islam’ by Al-Djouhall (The Friends of Omar Khayyám Press)

January 2nd, 2016

“When I was lying in my warm, damp bed these questions did not interest me one jot and at such a time it did not matter to me whether God really existed or whether He was nothing but a personification of the mighty ones of this world, invented for the greater glory of spiritual values and the easier spoliation of the lower orders, the pattern of earthly things being transferred from the sky. All I wanted to know was whether or not I was going to live through to the morning. In face of death, I felt that religion, faith, belief were feeble, childish things of which the best that could be said was that they provided a kind of recreation for healthy, successful people…”The Blind Owl, Sadegh Hedayat.

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“The essence of Islam is resignation, submission to the order of things, and the will of God, the temporal and spiritual powers are one, as we said earlier there is a similarity between Stalinism and Islam, no wonder there is trouble in the Eastern bloc countries. People have had enough of the Kremlin Big Brother telling them what to think and do. The Islamic religion is part and parcel of the State, and the same with Stalinism. In Christian countries, the bourgeoisies which rose out of the feudal dark ages could not afford such luxuries such as an all powerful Church which went hand in glove with the State. From then on the bourgeois made sure only the commodity would rule and it would be the next God to be worshipped. What we have today proves it. Nothing is sacred, only things with price tags.”

Written in a still Muslim country on February 18th, 1989.

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