Posts Tagged ‘Belgium’

Thousands protest around the world against immigration detention centres

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016




A coalition of groups from the UK and around the world joined today (Saturday 7 May) a mass simultaneous protest in 15 detention centres, calling to end immigration detention centres. An international coalition joined forces with groups from all around the UK as well as groups from the US, Spain, Greece, The Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Iceland, N. Ireland, Belgium, France and Italy. In the UK, thousands took part in the protest in solidarity with the 30,000 adults and children in detention. Protesters held demonstrations at St Pancras train station, held noise demonstration in various detention centres, flew kites so detainees can see them beyond the high walls, danced, sang songs and called for the immediate release of those held against their will without judicial oversight, a time limit, or adequate access to legal support, translation, and healthcare. (more…)

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About the forthcoming antiterrorist trial against anarchists and anti-authoritarians in Belgium

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

‘If fighting for freedom is a crime, innocence is really the worst of all’

In late 2008, a midst diffuse hostilities triggered by the revolt in Greece following the assassination of Alexis by police, the Belgian Federal Prosecutor launches an investigation of anarchists and anti-authoritarians. In 2010, on the basis of a list of actions that the police attribute to the “anarchist movement” and while the struggle against the construction of a new detention centre in Steenokkerzeel is underway, magistrate Isabelle Panou is assigned to the investigation, now under the anti-terrorism. In May, then in September 2013, a dozen searches took place within this investigation, the searches targeting different homes as well as the anarchist library Acrata in Brussels. It is on this occasion that the existence of an antiterrorist investigation first emerges. This investigation is led by the anti-terrorist branch of the Federal Judicial Police backed by the State Security and the General Intelligence and Security Agency of the army as well as various anti-terrorist branches of other European countries.

The investigation is closed in 2014, culminating in the referral of twelve anarchists and anti-authoritarians to the Court Chambers. (more…)

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Brussels: Soli-graff for hunger strike (Belgium)

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Solidarité avec les prisonniers !
Abolition des lois 187, 187A, anticapuche, et sur les prisons de type-C !
Abolition de l’utilisation de l’ADN comme preuve légale !
Liberté pour Savvas Xiros !
Courage et force à Nikos Maziotis et à tous les prisonniers en grève de la faim !

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Bruxelles: Solidarité avec les prisonniers politiques Grecs en grève de la faim depuis le 2/3 (Belgique)

Sunday, April 5th, 2015

Bruxelles, Rue du Lombard, 4 avril 2015.

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Posted in Prison Struggle

Brussels: Intervention in solidarity with the Greek prisoners hunger strike (Belgium)

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

An evening event was organized on Monday, March 16 in Brussels by the “Initiative for solidarity with the Greece that resists” with the presence of a Greek politician (not the Syriza MP as announced but Epaminondas Marias, from the rightist party of the “Independent Greeks” – ANEL). Members of Secours Rouge/Red Aid intervened by speaking out, with leaflet distribution and deployment of a support banner for the demands of the Greek political prisoners on hunger strike (abolition of special repression laws, isolation prisons (Type C) and the release of Savvas Xiros, member of 17 November).

Secours Rouge


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Brussels: Fire attack in solidarity with anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos (Belgium)

Friday, December 5th, 2014

On Tuesday the 2nd of December 2014, we burned three vehicles belonging to members of the European Parliament. The attack took place near the Général Lartigue Avenue in Brussels.

This action is an act of offensive solidarity with anarchist Romanos, currently on hunger strike.

Solidarity with the anarchist and revolutionary prisoners, in Greece and everywhere else.

Solidarity with the fights of the comrades in Chile.

via contrainfo

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Message from the Red Help International Commission / Grussbotschaft der Kommission für eine Rote Hilfe International / Message de la commission pour un Secours Rouge International (Switzerland, Belgium)

Friday, October 24th, 2014

At present, while the imperialist bourgeoisie is attacking on all fronts to enforce their deadly law of capitalism at any time in the life of each person, all resistance must be assessed positively, also armed resistance that leads to an irreducible denial of the system.

As an international force of resistance against repression and for the support of the resistant and revolutionary prisoners, our solidarity is for all those the system lets pay for their resistance – regardless of the form of repression (job loss, police brutality, torture or prison). But in that countless abundance of those who suffer from the violence of those in power because of their political commitment, we especially want to name those who manage to create a liberation project and give it a collective dimension and continuity. (more…)

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War against ISIS/Daesh: Solidarity actions, demos, occupations, clashes (Europe & Turkey)

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Report compiled by RabbleLDN, anarchist site based in London, UK.

Kurdish groups in Europe and Turkey have stepped up protests in solidarity with their comrades on the frontline in Kurdistan.

Today a large group managed to bypass security and storm the European parliament in Brussels, occupying the main lobby. At the time of writing, riot police have moved in to block access to more protestors. (more…)

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Archipelago – Affinity, informal organization and insurrectional projects (Belgium)

Monday, July 1st, 2013

PDF Archipelago

This text was translated by a comrade to English. It was taken from the journal Salto, subversion & anarchy, issue 2, November 2012 (Brussels).

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'Operation Ashes': Comrades’ houses raided and searched (Belgium)

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

via contra-info:

Brussels – May 22, 2013 to 6am, dozens of police officers from the anti-terrorist section of the Federal Judicial Police raided three homes where, among other people, anarchist and anti-authoritarian companions live. The cops also raided the anarchist library Acrata. All those who were present (11) were arrested and taken to the offices of the Federal Police.

The charges are: membership in a terrorist organization, conspiracy and arson. The operation is called “ashes” (Opération Cendres) and is directed by the investigating judge Isabelle Panou, notorious for her long career in government service. (more…)

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Some disorder news from Belgium… via Hors Service

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Hors Service is an anarchist journal from Brussels. It’s printed in several thousands of copies and distributed in the streets of Brussels. Since a few numbers, it comes out every three weeks. Here’s the translated part of disorder news and attacks of the three latest numbers.

Beyond all borders, long live the revolt – As an echo to the multiple movements of revolt in Egypt against the new power, for freedom and the end of all exploitation, the residence of the Egyptian ambassador, Fatma El Zahraa Ottman, in Brussels was attacked by unknown persons. During the night, the attackers broke the windows, threw paint on the building and started a fire in front of it, escaping before the arrival of the police. The ambassador, the representation of Egyptian power in Belgium, was at home during the attack. (more…)

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Brussels – Top executive ExxonMobil Nicholas Mockford shot dead (Belgium)

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

From Suie & Cendres:

BRUSSELS – Sunday night a top executive of the petro-chemical company ExxonMobil was shot dead in the street in Neder-over-Heembeek, near Brussels. Nicholas Mockford was shot in the head twice, when he and his wife were leaving an Italian restaurant around 22h. Witnesses saw two men running away carrying a motorcycle helmet.
The man died on the way to the hospital. His wife Mary was beaten and covered in blood. Police and DA’s office are saying that at this point they aren’t excluding any possibilities, from a hit to a carjacking gone wrong. Although the violence used appears to be disproportionate for a carjacking, especially knowing that the killers left the Lexus ATV behind.
Investigators are doing everything they can to locate the perpetrators. They are going through his work at his firm in the hope of finding a clue. ExxonMobil is the company that owns Esso, Mobil and Exxon gas stations.


Translation of newspaper article by http://cryptogon.com/?p=31822

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Dark Nights #15 released – Bad Passions & More

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Dark Nights is an anarchist & anti-prison PDF freesheet to download and print out on the fly.

12 pages A4 – PDF Download free.

This issue features a front page of BAD PASSIONS : THE RIGHTS OF THE EGO : From an anti-Christian point of view by Maurizio De Simone, which will form part of a future collaborative publication concerning nihilism, egoism, refusal of society, etc by Edizioni Cerbero.

– Does Work Liberate (A poster from the streets)
– Letter from anarchist Rami Syrianos
– Declaration by Christos Tsakalos to the court
– Athens: Arson attack against ATM
– On a journey that hasn’t ended yet – Polykarpos Georgiadis
– Parole is denied for Marco Camenisch
– Thomas Meyer-Falk’s request
– Abuse of Children in UK Private Prisons by John Bowden
– Preparations for military repression at UK 2012 Olympics
– Anarchists attack the home of the President of Greece in Athens
– Belgium: Communique for arson of cars of two euro-parliamentarians, a NATO official and a diplomat

Download, print out and provoke…

Anti-Copyright Network 2012

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Milan – ATM Destruction by 'Revolting Individualists' (Italy)

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

325 receives and transmits:

9 November 2011

In the night of 9th November 2011, in Milano (Italy), we smashed 7 bank ATMs.

We decided to attack the banks as they are the symbolic institutions of money, the pillar of today’s alienated and false social relations (work/consume) and of the power relations between the dominant élites and the mass of the exploited.

Crisis or no crisis, it’s the same existence of any economic system that disgusts us, a system that we’re not interested in saving or reforming but only in destroying.

The executives of the financial institutions, closed in their offices, everyday move huge quantities of capital, in order to gain as much profit as possible, not caring about the devastating effects that the projects they finance (wars and weapons, highways, energy plants, high speed trains, security and social control systems and so on) have on entire territories and populations.

This action is dedicated to Luciano Tortuga, Chilean anarchist comrade wounded while he was attacking a bank in Santiago.

Solidarity is not only words! Complicity and solidarity to all the prisoners that resist, and to anybody who fights here as in Chile, Greece, Russia, Belgium, Germany, Indonesia, Spain, Sweden, USA and anywhere else… against any form of oppression!

Riot shouldn’t be just a day of temporary joy but a permanent life condition… to take our lives back in our hands… more attacks against the symbols of State and Capital!

Revolting Individualists

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Misinformation regarding Anti-fascist comrade Petr Silaev (Belgium, Russia)

Monday, June 27th, 2011

325 receives and transmits the following message from ABC Moscow:

As a member of ABC-Moscow I want to note that the information that’s been circulated through Russian and Belarus-speaking anarchist sites (and, recently), through international sites of our movement, is not accurate.

Our friends in Europe have reported that Petr Silaev, who was supposedly arrested in Belgium, is free (at the moment, at least). (more…)

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