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Antifascist is sentenced to 6 years for fight with neo-nazis (Belarus)

September 29th, 2015

Vlad Lenko is an anti-fascist from Ivatsevichy. On December 27, 2014 he
was arrested for a fight with neo-nazis, which occurred on the 23rd of
December of the same year. He is charged under Art. 339.2 (hooliganism
in a group of people) and 147.2 (causing grievous bodily harm). The
court sentenced Vlad to a six-year period of imprisonment in a maximum
security colony. It is necessary to collect a large sum to appeal the
verdict, as well as to pay the victim a compensation ordered by a court
in the amount of 1000 euro. There is the hope to reduce the period by
half. Please, everyone, do not stay on the sidelines, help our mate in a
difficult moment, only together we can help him. Also Vlad needs moral
support, and later we’ll publish a postal address of the correctional
institution.

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Altivas celulas autonomas en guerra atacan coordinadas a los teletrak el 5 de septiembre ($hile)

September 29th, 2015

COMUNICADO:

Lxs guerrerxs ya se consideran muertxs, así que no tienen nada que
perder. Lo peor ya les ha pasado; por tanto, se sienten tranquilxs y sus
pensamientos son claros.
Eligen y afirman su destino, sea cual sea.
Por lo tanto su unica y propia lucha hace de su paso por el mundo algo
exquisito.
Templan su voluntad de tal forma q ya nada puede moverles de su
propósito.
Nadie que lxs juzgase por sus actos o por sus palabras podrían jamás
sospechar que lo han presenciado todo.

Como siempre sobran los motivos para atacar, en este caso: las agencias
de Teletrak; donde se reúnen situaciones despreciables como el uso(1) de
caballos como mera herramienta de dinero para las carreras, la
enajenación de la apuesta entre los consumidores de aquel lugar con sus
costumbres falocentricas y especistas, donde específicamente lo que
queríamos era sabotear a los consumidores en las carreras que tienen
auge alcanzada la tarde para que a través de la deflagración del
artefacto incendiario produzca el respectivo alboroto y momentáneo
cierre en las agencias fijadas y que tanto clientes como trabajadores se
lleven el sobresalto (y con factor suerte algo mas) del aciago fuego que
también expulsaría aquella fatídica nube olor a azufre que fue adozada.
No nos engañamos ni nos ocultamos en oxidados argumentos conservadores:
reconocemos que el especismo se gesta en la especie humana; reconozcamos
que la dominación sigue su curso y hay que cerrarle mucho más el camino.
No debemos lamentarnos al momento de intervenir directamente en lxs
humanxs que creen/practican aquellas mortificaciones, sean de la clase
que sean, del parentesco que tengan, o de la conciencia revolucionaria
(o no) que posean. Read the rest of this entry »

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Text of Revolutionary Struggle prisoner Kostas Gournas about the hunger strike undertaken by Evi Statiri (Greece)

September 28th, 2015

It is a longstanding as well as an infamous tactic of the State — particularly of the police-judicial mechanism — to use fabricated charges against relatives so as to hold them hostage and put pressure on fighters and political prisoners. It was done in 2002 [against Angeliki Sotiropoulou, wife of 17N prisoner Dimitris Koufontinas], it was done in 2010 [against Marie Beraha, wife of Revolutionary Struggle prisoner Kostas Gournas], and it was done again in March 2015 [against Evi Statiri, wife of CCF prisoner Gerasimos Tsakalos, but also against Athena Tsakalou, mother of the Tsakalos brothers]. This is because the repressive policy applied against imprisoned members of armed organisations is an ongoing process of political extermination by any means.

After its capitulation on February 20th, the SYRIZA-led government was faced with the first class confrontation — that is, the hunger strike of political prisoners during Spring — and was compelled to vote favorably — among others – on an amendment that theoretically opened the way for the relatives of CCF members to be released. Today, after being refused her liberation six times by judicial councils, Evi Statiri, companion of an imprisoned member of the organisation, is still in prison. Her case is the clearest proof, not only of the acceptance of a state of emergency surrounding the memorandum by the government of the Left, but also of the strict application of a state of exception for political prisoners.

For those in society who had the clarity and determination to approach the ‘no’ vote in the referendum in a class manner and to oppose every memorandum, though without being able to take the next step forward, the question of an alternative way other than the one of delegation or relinquishment, which all the bourgeois parliamentary forces are charting, is more pressing than ever. And this is no other way than struggle and solidarity. Evi’s way…

SOLIDARITY WITH EVI STATIRI
on hunger strike since September 14th 2015

Kostas Gournas
September 15th 2015



via contrainfo

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Campagne de Soutien au Bataillon International de Libération au Rojava (Kurdistan, Rojava)

September 28th, 2015

Texte d’appel de la campagne

Au coeur du Moyen-Orient, les populations du Rojava (Kurdistan syrien) se sont soulevées depuis deux ans contre les forces réactionnaires qui oppressent la région depuis des décennies. Après avoir libéré le Rojava de l’Etat Islamique, les habitants du Rojava et les nombreux révolutionnaires étrangers qui sont venus les soutenir inquiètent à présent les impérialistes américains et l’OTAN, ainsi que les régimes réactionnaires et fascistes du Moyen-Orient : la Turquie, l’Arabie Saoudite et l’Iran. Tous à présent interviennent par bombardements ou ingérence, reproduisant les stratégies qui ont abouti à la création des nombreux groupes islamistes comme l’Etat Islamique, al Qaïda ou le front al-Nosra, des golems qui ont échappé au contrôle des pays capitalistes qui les ont façonnés. Read the rest of this entry »

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8-11 Oct: No Prison – No State! Anti-Authoritarian days against the prison society in Hamburg (Germany)

September 27th, 2015

No Prison – No State!
Anti-Authoritarian days against the prison society in Hamburg
8th-11th October, 2015

Whilst we are working, consuming, functioning… they hold the cage we`re
living in!

Life under democratic regimes are dominated by a continuous process of
adaption to the problems and developments of the system.

The state permanently reflects and improves itself, trying to keep up a
civic discourse through offering so-called alternatives and reforms.

This is supposed to destroy the basis for unrest and resistance and to
many it legitimates strong repressive answers to such rebellious
behavior.

This phenomenon can be found in almost every aspect of modern life. The
illusion of participation is one of their strongest weapons, and
together with the ongoing expansion of so called rights, democracy is
developing towards a system, in which the ruled are actively
participating in their own oppression.
Read the rest of this entry »

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International Call for Solidarity with the Revolution in Rojava (Kurdistan, Syria)

September 23rd, 2015

With this call out we invite individuals, organizations, collectives to participate in or support our fight for liberation, liberation not only of the Kurds for their land, but first and foremost liberation from the power of the state and capitalism and of patriarchy. We invite you to come to Rojava, Canton Cizire and Kobani.

Rojava (Western Kurdistan) is a piece of land largely freed from the presence of ISIS but under embargo: an embargo implemented against us not only from Turkey but also from Iraqi Kurdistan, whose regime does not appreciate the social changes taking place here. This embargo limits the availability of basic necessities, but also on the shortage of medicines and medical equipment needed to treat the injured. Here there are thousands of martyrs, of people killed by war: many have lost their family and home.

Our region lives since four years in an intensive atmosphere of war and great popular resistance. The attacks of authoritarian forces of modern capitalism backed up by regional reactionary forces which are deployed in the region, and are practically embodied in extremist religious organizations with its different names, which can be summed up in ISIS, is not only an armed attack which is supported by all technical modern means against the forces of resistance, such as women, youth and the forces of protection, but it is an intellectual and ideological attack that represents the peak of authoritarian and monopolistic patriarchal mentality which is anti-women, youth and the whole society. It is an international war, all hegemonic powers are directly or indirectly playing their part, all because they want influence in this region. Read the rest of this entry »

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Demonstration in Lannemezan on 24 October 2015 for the liberation of Georges Abdallah (France)

September 23rd, 2015

Georges Ibrahim Abdallah, a 64 year-old Lebanese communist, was arrested in Lyon (France) on 24 October 1984 and sentenced to life imprisonment for actions for which the Lebanese Armed Revolutionary Factions (LARF) claimed responsibility.

In 1978 he fought with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) to push back the Israeli invasion of the Lebanon.

He was due for release in 1999, and keeping him in jail responds to a political decision on the part of the French State, with the backing of Israel and the United States. The latest request for parole for Georges Ibrahim Abdallah filed in 2014 was once again turned down. But we will not be deterred by this decision; it will only make us all the more determined! We will not be silenced by this decision; we will make our voice heard! Read the rest of this entry »

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'Prison As Political Battleground' by John Bowden, radical long-term prisoner (UK)

September 23rd, 2015

From a comrade of ABC Brighton:

Either as a political issue or personal experience prison repression isn’t something the radical left in Britain is particularly familiar with or much inclined to mobilise against. Prison remains largely a working class experience targeted against the poorest and most marginalised of that class. However in a society increasingly polarised and divided between rich and poor in a political climate of growing repression and authoritarianism prisons are being refashioned more and more into instruments of political as well as social control. This will eventually find reflection in the nature and composition of the prisoner population as political activists increasingly supplement the imprisoned poor.

What should characterise the behaviour and attitude of imprisoned political activists towards the prison system? How should those imprisoned for political offences against the system in the “free world” behave and respond once incarcerated in the Belly of the Beast, the steel and concrete innards of the state? Read the rest of this entry »

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London: Soli-banner at Tourism Malaysia Office against the repression targeted at Rumah Api (UK)

September 20th, 2015

A small act of solidarity from London for Rumah Api (KL): Banner drop outside
the Malaysian Embassy on the same day as a massive ‘Malaysia Night’ event
takes place in nearby Trafalgar Square. Rumah Api is a Kuala Lumpur based
anarcho-punk social centre and gig space, and was raided by armed police on
August 28th. This resulted in 160 people being arrested.

SOLIDARITY IS OUR WEAPON

Rumah Api website: http://rumahapi.weebly.com/

News story: http://325.nostate.net/?p=17229

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Solidarity text from anarchist prisoner Panagiotis Mihalakoglou to Evi Statiri (Greece)

September 17th, 2015

Inter Arma received and translated:

Once again the system has shown its real face and its vindictiveness took shape with the illegal (according to their own laws) detention of the partner of Gerasimos Tsakalos, Evi Statiri. Her only “crime” is the human relationship she has with comrade Gerasimos Tsakalos.

You see, the system wants to turn to snitches those that not even the Nazis did not dare to. Their comrades, their girlfriends, their mothers, their friends and relatives. And also the people who fight for individual freedom, personal independence, joy and anarchy.

Of course, their goal is twofold. To avenge those who do not bow their head and also to intimidate anyone who wants to show solidarity and support to the imprisoned fighters. And of course to terrorize anyone thinking of taking the hard path of anarchy and destruction of the system.

We shout at the puppets of system sending a message: “You do not scare us, you infuriate us and strengthen our will for your destruction”.

NOTHING IS OVER EVERYTHING CONTINUES

IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF EVI STATIRI

Anarchist Panos Mihalakoglou

Nigrita prison (Serres)

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

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PDF: "Akcja Bezpośrednia" – Latest anarchist attacks and reports 2011-2015 (Poland)

September 16th, 2015

Issue about latest direct actions in Poland since 2011 to this year’s summer.
The title is translated as: “Direct Action”

Polish language PDF here: Akcja Bezpośrednia

Long live Black Praxis

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Ni Izquierda, Ni Derecha – Ni Fascismo, Ni Democracia ($hile)

September 16th, 2015

English version via insurrection news.

NI IZQUIERDA NI DERECHA – NI FASCISMO NI DEMOCRACIA

Presencia anárquica en manifestaciones a 42 años desde el inicio de la
Dictadura en Chile.

En solidaridad con los dos detenidos por porte de elementos
incendiarios.

1. Un poco sobre el contexto actual en Chile.

Este año 2015 ha estado marcado, entre otras cosas, por lo siguiente:

-el descubrimiento de casos de “corrupción” por financiamientos ilegales
de campañas electorales entre empresarios y políticos de todos los
sectores. Esto ha confirmado para algunxs lo ya sabido sobre la
complicidad entre el poder político y el poder económico, aumentando el
descrédito de la elite política pero en ningún caso estos escándalos han
sido detonantes de un descontento social generalizado.

– movilizaciones de sectores de derecha, similares a las ocurridas en el
periodo previo a la dictadura en Chile: visibilización del grupo neo
nazi Partidarios de Chile (PADECHI), cacerolazos “contra la
delincuencia” en barrios acomodados y manifestación de latifundistas,
propietarios de camiones y algunos de sus trabajadores contra lo que
llaman el “terrorismo mapuche”, esta última bajo el formato de caravana
desde el sur hasta el centro del país, que fue recibida en Santiago con
aplausos desde algunxs ciudadanxs y con rechazo violento desde diversos
sectores (mapuches, izquierdistas de diverso origen, antifascistas,
etc.) Read the rest of this entry »

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Letter from Evi Statiri about the hungerstrike (Greece)

September 16th, 2015

HUNGER STRIKE

Against fear and injustice

From today, September 14, the calendar on my cell wall will not change page. This date will remain stuck there until the day of freedom.

Today, September 14, I begin a HUNGER STRIKE for my release; against the fear of power, against the lies of journalists, against apathy, against silence…

Cops, judges and politicians caged my days within the walls of this prison but they cannot cage my dignity or my desire for freedom…

This is my refusal to accept the omnipotence of power that crushes our lives by storing them inside folders filled with police records inside investigative offices, this is the legacy of collective history – the struggles of the oppressed who resisted, who revolted, who bled and still seek justice.

It is the return of the memory of the insurgents, the suppressed and the imprisoned who do not forget that freedom is not given away… but won via struggle…

“You only have power over people as long as you don’t take everything away from them. But when you’ve robbed a man of everything, he’s no longer in your power – he’s free again.”A. Solzhenitsyn

Evi Statiri
Korydallos Women’s Prison
14.09.15

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São Paulo: Incendiary sabotage of ITAU Bank by 'Movimento Insurgente Anarquista – MIA' (Brazil)

September 16th, 2015

The attack was on an ITAU Bank, in the central region of São José dos Campos – São Paulo, Brazil.

“We have this fantasy that our interests and the interests of the super-rich are the same – as if, somehow, the rich eventually will become so wealthy that they will explode, and the candy will rain down on the rest of us. As if they were a kind of piñata of benevolence. But here’s the truth about the piñatas: They do not break alone. You have to hit them with a stick.”

Our recent attack on a Bradesco bank raised some doubt in the corporate media. Indeed, the bomb placed in the third [ATM] cubicle did not explode. The intention, so far, as reported by certain outlets, was the robbery of your rotten money. But after all, an incendiary device with 5 gallons of gasoline with oil and additives, will never make an ATM explode.

Our intention was to burn your house of Capital.

On the night of 13 September, in one of the elite neighborhoods of Sao Jose dos Campos, we carried out another incendiary attack on a bank branch. This time we targeted ITAU, who in the second business quarter of 2015 made an obscene income of R$5.9 billion.

Apparently, cashing in on interest and speculating on other people’s labour is the only thing that actually continues to move the already rusty gears of the capitalist superstructure. It’s the insanity of our times, where the weakest live in crisis while those at the top feast at our expense. The attacks upon the lower classes they call ‘adjustment’, whilst any attack against the upper classes they call ‘terrorism.’

As if that was not enough, the puppet [President] Dilma Rousseff attacks the workers with harsh austerity measures, divestment and cuts to social programs and we still have to swallow a congress full of rats and worms – and all strains of parasites – fattening their stomachs with money coming from the lobbying of corporations, companies, banks and agribusiness. Suits acting in their own interests against the wishes of the people. This is what is known as ‘democracy.’ Read the rest of this entry »

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