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‘Anti-Fascist’ Archives

Anti-fascist Pavel Krivonosov from Nizhni Novgorod needs help! (Russia)

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Last autumn, a longstanding case against Nizhni Novgorod anti-fascists was returned to investigation, and for a while it seemed like a final victory (see http://avtonom.org/en/author_columns/background-nizhni-novgorod-victory). However, in contrary to these expectations, the case returned to court this spring and things do not look too good.

Pavel Krivonosov is one of the accused of the fabricated case. He is a social activist, a musician and anarchist. As the set-up has been going for a while, number of charges passed the statute of limitations and were tossed out from the court – political “extremist” charges included. However, he is accused still according to part 2 of the statute 213 of the Russian criminal codex (hooliganism committed with a group of people), which carries a maximum sentence of 7 years in prison. (more…)

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Police repress anti-fascists on the eve of university championships in Kazan (Russia)

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

At 8:00 a.m. 3rd of April, the officers from the Centre Against Extremism came with a search warrant to 4 addresses of Kazan antifascists.

The searches were carried out with clear violations. There was not any documents to substantiate the detentions but four young people: Ruslan Rostov, Oleg Kapustyanov, Dmitry Ilyichev and Artem Sher, were put into a car and taken to the Police Office “for the talks”, threatened with force. During the searches,two anti-fascists, including Artem Sher, who is a citizen of Israel, were beaten. Later a search took place at the workplace of one more antifascist – this time not only search operatives of the Centre Against Extremism, but also members of the FSB (Federal Service of (state) Security) were present. The resolution of a search warrant stated that the suspect “belongs to the informal youth association Antifa”. (more…)

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Piraeus: Incendiary attack against the local office of the nationalistic party “Golden Dawn” (Greece)

Monday, March 4th, 2013

On Thursday 13/02 the local office of the nationalistic party “Golden Dawn” in Piraeus was assaulted and surrendered in flames. The building, where the attack took place, is situated really close to the local police headquarters. The Nazi’s shithole was destroyed completely. The group “Organisation Zero Tolerance” claimed responsibility for this action by publishing a communiqué.

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Is Indonesia heading towards Fascism?

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Some observations on the crisis and new terror laws.

A series of recent laws are highlighting a political trend in Indonesia. New laws on Dealing with Social Conflict and Intelligence are already ratified, and three other similar regulations are still in the pipeline: concerning National Security, Military Reserve Forces and Societal Organisations. Not only are these laws terrorising civil liberties and social movements, but they are also laying the basis for the growth of fascism in Indonesia.

The terror of ‘terrorist legislation’.

In the proposed law on societal organisations, when civil society forms groups or alliances, they are viewed as a threat to security and national politics. The proposed law would place strict controls on the growth of societal organisations, regulating both their formation and their activities. This is an attempt to restrict the freedom to organise. Under the new law, each organisation would have to be approved by the interior ministry and the law and human rights ministry, obliging them to obtain a permit to operate and make reports on their activities and the funding they receive. (more…)

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Benjamin Kyle Raymond, autonomous nazi in Essex (UK)

Friday, January 18th, 2013

We received this information about an autonomous nazi in UK- Keep hunting:

This is to inform you about an upcoming and very politically active young crypto-Nazi. His name is Benjamin Kyle Raymond but within his organization and when doing political activities he goes by the name Ben or Benjamin Noyles. He is originally from Bognor Regis but is at present living and studying at Essex University doing a BA in politics.

His FaceBook page http://en-gb.facebook.com/benjamin.raymond.5621

His organisation is called the Integralist Party of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and is quite active you can find them here http://integralistparty.zzl.org/ (more…)

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Anti-Fascists ask for help: Alexei Sutuga (Sokrat) needs monetary support (Russia)

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Alexei was arrested on 17.04.2012 in Moscow. He was accused of participating in a fire-fight with fascists on 17.12.2011 near one of the nightclubs in Russian capital.

Alexei is an active old-time member of Autonomous Action and antifascist. He took part in various ecological and social initiatives, helped with publishing of the zine “Autonom” (Autonomous Action publishing).

Contact ABC Moscow to send money

Alexei needs money to pay a lawyer. The amount of money is really big, so we need your help and solidarity.

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Bristol: EDL confronted in Old Market (UK)

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

From Bristol Indymedia:

Yesterday [Saturday July 15, 2012], following the EDL march in Bristol, a sizeable group of EDL supporters were confronted by antifascists outside a pub on Old Market.

Reports that a large number of EDL members had congregated in the Long Bar on Old Market Street were confirmed when a pissed-up group outside began to hurl abuse and insults at random passers-by who they presumed were ‘opposition.’ Beknown to them, there was a crew of around 40 antifascists just around the corner… (more…)

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Antifascist Solidarity Needed in Liverpool on Saturday 21st July! (UK)

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

At 13:00 on Saturday, 21st July, Liverpool Antifascists will be gathering at Combermere Street in the Toxteth area of the city. We then plan to march to the city centre, for a rally themed around ‘working class unity against racism and fascism’. Liverpool Antifascists would like to ask you to attend, or spread the word about the event if this is not possible. This will be a vital day for Liverpool activism, and even the city in general.

To understand why, it’s important to look at the background to this demonstration. In February, a gang of around two hundred fascists mobilised in the city centre, running amok, and forcing the Irish Republican Flute Band off the streets, before going on to hassle Occupy supporters on an anti-police brutality protest. This was a serious defeat for Liverpool activists, and it is vital that this is acknowledged, so that we can stop it happening again in the future. (more…)

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Bristol Anti-Fascists Say: Stop the English Defence League (UK)

Monday, June 25th, 2012

From Anti-Fascist Network:

The EDL are marching in Bristol on the 14th of July. The counter-mobilisation is in full swing, so get involved. Now is the time for action.

Come to Templemeads area [main train station] and line the route at 10am on the 14th to give them the welcome they deserve. Stay alert. Stay mobile. Bring your mates. There are many, many ways to show your opposition to the EDL: don’t let them march, don’t give ’em a lift in your taxi, put posters up in shops, don’t serve them drinks, raise awareness about their farcical attempts to disguise their homophobia, chat to work colleagues, decorate the city…. do whatever you feel comfortable with but now is the time to get a crew together and take action against racism in our city. We want to meet them at the station to stop them marching for any distance. We will resist them wherever they turn and we will be watching them. Let’s defend ourselves against the EDL! Zero tolerance of fascism on our streets.

For more information email bristolantifascists@riseup.net
http://antifascistnetwork.wordpress.com

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Imprisoned anti-fascist Ravi Gill released (UK)

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Ravi Gill was released from Wayland Prison this morning after completing half of a 21 month sentence imposed last year following the first Welling antifascist trial. He thanks everyone for the support he received while inside.

Ravi was one of seven antifascists fitted-up on conspiracy charges after a German neo-Nazi was floored at Welling train station. A further sixteen antifascists were acquitted.

Six comrades went to jail in the case, with one subsequently being deported. Ravi Gill is the last prisoner to be released.

Leeds Anarchist Black Cross

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Support Needed For Anti-Fascist Prisoner (UK)

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Ravinder Gill is one of the six UK antifascists imprisoned last year after being fitted-up for ‘conspiracy to cause violent disorder’. While the other five comrades have all been released, either subject to curfew on electronic tag, or in the case of Thomas Blak to deportation, Ravi Gill remains in prison. Ravi is an avid reader, but books sent to him by Haven Distribution, a supplier approved by the Prison Service, are being withheld from him by the Governor of Wayland, Kevin Reilly. (more…)

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Fascist group North West Infidels outnumbered by Anti-Fascists in Bolton (UK)

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Today [24-3-12], the North West Infidels went to Bolton. There was a month of hype and build up, especially after the events in Liverpool on February 18, and in the past week threats and tough talk were bandied about on the internet. But ultimately, the demo fell flat on its face. (more…)

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Stop the Fascist NWI – Sat 24/3/2012 – Greater Manchester – Antifascist call-out! (UK)

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

The North West Infidels (NWI), a splinter group from the English Defence League with links to many other fascist and extreme-right groups, are planning a demonstration in Greater Manchester on Saturday 24 March. We call on all anti-fascists, anti-racists and organised workers to mobilise in opposition to the presence of these fascists on our streets.

We call for a national mobilisation of anti-fascists! (more…)

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London: Stormy Petrel report of Jock Palfreeman Demo (UK)

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

At Thursday’s Jock Palfreeman solidarity demo in London [15/3/12] the AF’s Stormy Petrel flag and banners with ‘Free Jock’ and ‘Leeds Anarchist Black Cross’ were displayed. About 30 people turned-up to the picket including comrades from Norwich, Brighton, Bristol, London Anarchist Federation, Surrey/Hants AF, Staines Anarchists, Leeds Anarchist Black Cross, London ABC, ALARM and the Traveller Solidarity Network. Leaflets explaining Jock Palfreeman’s case were handed out and a Bulgarian Flag was burnt in front of the embassy.

Download one of the A4 leaflets given out by random anarchists here.

Check out – www.freejock.com

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Fascist-Skinhead music and clothing stall gets a new paint-job : Bristol (UK)

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

From Bristol IMC:

Local antifascists took action yesterday [10 March 2012] with a paint attack on The Last Resort skinhead music and clothing stall on Corn Street. This business is run by Chris Pugh, a fascist skinhead and member of the English Defence League, and is being used to provide a platform for racist, fascist ideology under the cover of being “just about the music”. We thought it could do with a bit of an antifascist redecoration. The merchandise got absolutely trashed and we had no trouble from the “tough guy” skinhead behind the stall. While we understand that it will take more than a red and black wash to persuade these bigotted idiots about the error of their ways, we think it’s a good starting contribution to the sort of dialogue we’re prepared for with fascists in Bristol. (more…)

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