‘Direct Action’ Archives
Paris, France: Diplomatic Vehicle Torched in Memory of Mikhail Zhlobitsky and in Solidarity with Anarchist Comrades Facing Repression
Saturday, November 17th, 2018
On Sunday the 11th of November, today’s greatest slaughterers commemorated the first world war’s butchery (and they prepared for future carnage). We continue to carry the old slogan of the anarchists from that era: against their war, against their peace, for the social revolution.
On the night of Monday, November 12th to Tuesday, November 13th, in this militarized capital and under video surveillance, we torched a car of the diplomatic corps at the intersection of Rue Spontini and Foch Avenue, as well as the big bourgeois Porsche that was parked next to it (yes, it is possible to bring war to the rich and the powerful!).
For the comrade Mikhail Zhlobitsky: we want to remember him this way, not with words, but with flames. Solidarity with Russian anarchists who respond to repression with direct action. Solidarity also to the anarchists who face the judiciary in Greece (CCF), in Italy (Operations Scripta Manent and Panico) and everywhere else. A thought for Krème and S., imprisoned in Limoges.
Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Lyon, France: Molotov Cocktail Attack Against the Tête d’Or Municipal Police Station, November 11th, 2018
By an incendiary moon, the night of November 11th. While others honor pointless deaths, while others are lounging peacefully in their sleep and false certainties, while most confine themselves to helplessness and fear, we light wicks. Some Molotovs inadvertently landed on the Tete d’Or police station. As the municipality
is armed and hosts the rest of the military, they must know that when they darken our lives, their walls will lose some of their luster.
Thoughts and courage to the six comrades from Lyon in their fight against the law.*
*Refers to the 6 antifascists arrested on November 13th for an action against local fascists Bastion Social. All of them have come under judicial supervision after being held in police custody.
Rome: Atacado Repeater set on fire in solidarity with Paska, Ghespe and Giova, and all anarchist prisoners (Italy)
Thursday, November 8th, 2018
Note from Instinto Salvaje: In the following claim it mentions what recently happened in Santiago, Chile, with the case of Kevin Garrido, who was murdered on November 2 in the prison of Santiago 1. We remember that this individual was not anti-authoritarian, since that he wrote communiqués whilst in prison his affinity to authoritarian groups called eco-extremists. We publish this action because it is a gesture of solidarity with jailed Italian anarchists, we are not going to silence it, but to clarify information delivered by irresponsible means of counter-information without positioning themselves in this social war.
On a September afternoon, we mobilized to set fire to a telephone repeater. We had in our eyes and in our hearts anger for the death of a person in the forest of Hambach, during the resistance to the eviction of the police. Telecommunications infrastructures are today one of the strategic points of the modern technological domain, functional to the development of other devices and technological structures that are also part of a complex network, in which each element depends on the other. The authoritarian essence of the system is clearly expressed in this technological interdependence. Despite the current tendency to create increasingly autonomous systems, it is still possible to hit an element by putting the whole network out of use with a cascade effect.
Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
In 2016, Paulding County voters approved a new $77 million Adult Detention and Law Enforcement center. Turner Construction (subsidiary of German corporation Hochtief) is managing this project and subcontracting the work to local businesses and construction is well underway.
Early on the morning of Nov 4, we entered the construction site and disabled two front end loaders, one drill rig, and one excavator. The keys were in the ignition for all of this equipment so we relieved the company of those. We then moved to the field offices for the project where we were able to shut off the power to the site and disable two golf carts and a pickup truck belonging to the company. At the time of this post 4 days later, one front end loader and the drill rig are still out of commission. Work was delayed by several hours on the Monday following the action.
No rest until all are free.
Fire to the prisons.
Thursday, November 1st, 2018
October 31, 2018 8:52 local time in the city of Arkhangelsk at the entrance to the reception room of the Regional Directorate of the FSB of the Russian Federation in the Arkhangelsk Region an explosion was heard. The rebel anarchist Mikhail Vasilievich Zhlobitsky, also known in the Telegram channel as Valerian Panov, blew himself up. This is the first case of anarchists undermining the FSB in 19 years – the previous attack was organized in 1999 against the reception office of the FSB in Moscow by the New Revolutionary Alternative organization.
Mikhail Zhlobitsky died as a result of a self-detonation, causing injuries of varying severity to three FSB officers. He was 17 years old.
A few minutes before the explosion, the anarchist left a message in the chat group under the nickname Valerian Panov. Here is what he wrote: (more…)
Monday, October 29th, 2018
On the night of October 2nd, with the half-moon as an accomplice who discreetly guided our steps without exposing us too much, we entered the property of the CREA Research Center of Montanaso Lombardo (Lombardi). We devastated the institute’s four big greenhouses, destroying almost all of the experimental plants they contain.
It is not surprising that the media have remained silent about this action, despite the serious damage done to their research: indeed, the CREA research centers are under the direct control of the government, who have every interest in concealing the actions that put spanners in the works of their projects.
CREA specializes in the sequencing and genetic engineering of plants and hyper-technological modernization of agriculture and livestock. Their latest research, funded by the government, is focusing on the development of the so-called GMO 2.0.
We will not passively observe the umpteenth project that manipulates the living by annihilating spontaneity in the name of profit. Before leaving, we left some huge slogans inside the greenhouses: “NO BIOTECH”, “NEITHER OLD NOR NEW GMO” and “HAMBACH RESISTS”.
Solidarity with those who fight in defense of the earth against industrial civilization.
Greetings of complicity to the comrades affected by the Scripta Manent and Panic operations.
Anarchists Against the Misery of the Existent
Saturday, October 27th, 2018
Berlin, October 15th, 2018
The anarchist movement has sharpened it’s profile. This has meant that the repression against us has intensified in recent years. From Germany, the G20 has triggered an increase in activity by security agencies because they have realized that they are not in control of us and it became so obvious that a response was necessary. The destruction in Hamburg, the lack of compromise and the determination of the hooded ones hit them exactly where it was intended. Uncertainty was triggered there, in a place where people people’s property defines themselves and their complicity in a warring society. The luxury automobile or the patrol car on the verge of becoming a pile of charred plastic – a casualness towards the war against the poor, the outcast and the inept.
Following the publication of the text ‘The Insurgent’s Autism’, in issue 9, June 2018 of the eco-anarchist publication Fenrir, we felt an urge to respond. And for a moment we attack the illusion of security in this society in a very specific place to engage in communication and open a space for discussion.
…We do not know what to think regarding what out comrade Alfredo Cospito is saying when he speaks about a vision of an anarchist praxis that would become more dangerous because it keeps on experimenting. We can only speak for ourselves, that we have become more dangerous and are quite successful because the power misjudges our real potential. The willingness to remain alone, the claiming of total responsibility for our destiny… (more…)
Tags: 'Amad Ahmad' Cell FAI-FRI, Arson, Berlin, Fenrir, Germany, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front, International Solidarity, Operation Panic, Operation Scripta Manent, Sabotage, Securitas
Posted in Direct Action
Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
We think that direct action is also a way to escape the impasses of the middle-class activist swamp and its unoffensive slogans and common practices that are uncritically accepted and all to often remain a dead end. Alone, associated for a night or for life- according to the needs of each- let’s leave the dogmas behind and choose the chaos of life. For the defenders of this world we are criminals. We are simply its enemies and we are proud of it.
On the night of Thursday, October 11th to the 12th, on rue d’Hautpoul in the 19th arrondissement of Paris, a utility van of prison construction company Vinci and a car of SNCF (who hunt the poor and undocumented) were torched.
Long live anarchy, long live freedom!
Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
During the night of the 14th to the 15th of October in Frankfurt-Heddernheim we destroyed two vans of the company Vonovia with fire. We took care that no people or other objects were damaged, only the vans were completely destroyed.
Vonovia, the largest real estate company in Germany, is guilty of forcing people out of the districts, including Frankfurt, which continue to be gentrified. The sole driving force of the group, profit maximization via privatization and luxury refurbishments, means that as usual the tenants suffer. Since we still lack the ability to expropriate the group, we wanted to draw attention to the impact that private housing companies and Vonovia itself have and the great damage they cause by sabotaging it’s day-to-day business.
The anger against the housing policy is felt everywhere and there have been many attacks surfacing. Therefore, we are in solidarity with the fight against gentrification on many levels and look forward to the Mietwahnsinns demo on October 20th in Frankfurt.
In solidarity with a city for all!
Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
Destroy the Prison Society
Spie is a company the builds prisons and more broadly is an essential wheel in the machinery that controls us, monitors us, imprisons us and deports us. So I destroyed one of their trucks this Tuesday, October 16th between 3 and 4AM on Captain André David street in Nantes. 2 plastic bottles filled with a mixture of 2/3 gasoline and a third of engine oil, with blocks of lighters cellotaped against the bottle and placed behind the tires. Then there is more to light and ciao, hasta la malekoum…
Freedom for everyone, with or without papers!
A madman against the state and its minions
Sunday, October 14th, 2018
The State and Capitalism are an inseparable unit of criminals and destroyers. Many bigoted leaders are gathering to consolidate their crimes. Eventually there will be a situation where the workers, the fishermen, the urban poor and all sectors of society who are subjected to oppression will reach a boiling point of anger and disgust.
Capitalism, which is a social relation, has turned the masses of humanity into passive human beings, limiting themselves only to the creation of profit. The purpose of work is to keep the world revolving around society being divided into two classes: the Bourgeoisie and the Proletariat, or more simply put- the oppressor and the oppressed. (more…)
Sunday, October 14th, 2018
12/10/18, New York City: Anarchist cell smashes windows of ruling political party club building and sprayed slogans to co-incide with an event organised by them with the fascist Gavin McInness, co-founder of Vice Media and founder of Proud-Boys (American far-right group). Locks were also glued and digital keypad destroyed. No-one was arrested.
Tonight, we put the Republican Party on notice, in defiance to the policy of mass misery they have championed. The US government has established concentration camps around the country for Latino people, shamelessly murders black people, and continues its war machine that has slaughtered Muslim people with impunity for decades. The so-called “Land of the Free” leads the world in incarceration rates per capita, all the while profiteering in the new plantation within the prison walls.
While these atrocities persist unabated, the Metropolitan Republican Club chose to invite a hipster-fascist clown to dance for them, content to revel in their treachery against humanity. The Republican Party, joined by their spineless partners-in-crime, The Democrats, institute a policy of domestic and foreign terror felt the world over. Our attack is merely a beginning. We are not passive, we are not civil, and we will not apologize. Those of good conscience and clear mind know this state of oppression cannot remain. The US fascist political system is one of the most savage institutions in history and we will combat it relentlessly until all are free of American barbarism.
–The Korryn Gaines Anarchist Attack Cell
Friday, October 12th, 2018
We are a group consisting of autonomous individuals who carried out some poster bombing and vandalism actions against Bank of Indonesia, ATMs, police posts, the Digulist roundabout, the West Kalimantan governor’s office and several other highly visible locations in Pontianak City. We carried out these actions as a response to the meeting between Global Capitalist organizations the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund that is being held in Bali from October 8-14, 2018.
These spontaneous actions we carried out express our uncompromising rejection of a normal life full of daily submission. These actions are a manifestation of our hatred, anxiety and and anger against a system that requires us to accept a society where we have no control over our own lives. Their meeting is a clear sign that Global Capitalism has improved it’s position in controlling daily life with various disgusting economic schemes and investments.
For us there are two options: taking action or remaining silent – and we will never choose the second option. Passively watching or reading the news about the IMF-WBG meeting, that is not an option for us. If we take a deeper look, we can see that all aspects in this world relate to economics, and yes, they are the people who are behind all of this bullshit.
Here is a sentence that is appropriate for all those groups and individuals who condemn our actions as immoral and irrational acts: There is no system or morality that can hold us back when we reach the peak of our anger.
And another thing you should know: you are all under their control. You just don’t realize that the concept of good / bad morality that you follow is what allows them to achieve their goals. You are all their obedient tools.
We are what you call Utopianists. We are Anarchists!
Kiev: Attack against Interior Ministry training center by ‘Ilya Romanov anarchist cell / FAI–IRF’ (Ukraine)
Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
Repressions and prisons have become part of our lives, as well as of lives of all those recalcitrant comrades who prefer to conduct an offensive struggle against the state and capital, attacking all manifestations of power and destroy the oppressive order. More and more often in the course of this struggle, we hear calls from all corners of the world for solidarity with repressed and imprisoned like-minded people, we hear stories how yet another one of us was put behind bars, beaten, tortured or even killed , and also hear how this or that infrastructure of anarchists was destroyed, plundered, how this or that initiative suffered from raids from punitive groups of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD).
The authorities, like a hundred years ago, are trying to stop us. Today, like yesterday, we are opposed by the guardians of the state structures that were trained and endowed with the “legal right” or in simple words — state dogs loyal to their masters and interested in maintaining the status quo, repressing anarchists and other unruly people. (more…)
Tags: Andrei Chernov, Arman Sagynbaev, Arson, Dmitry Pchelintsev, Ilya Romanov, Ilya Romanov anarchist cell / FAI–IRF, Ilya Shakursky, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front, International Solidarity, July Boyarshinov, Kiev, Maxim Ivankin, Mikhail Kulkov, Oleksandr Kolchenko, Sabotage, Sergey Romanov, Ukraine, Vasily Kuksov, Victor Filinkov, Yevgeny Karakashev
Posted in Direct Action
Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
On the night of Wednesday to Thursday, October 4th, a car belonging to Bouygues was torched on rue Laurier in the 17th arrondissement of Paris. Bouygues is well known for their involvement in prison construction.
We are sending these smoke signals to Krem, the last one to face charges for the burnt cop car case, to be incarcerated and subjected to the prison administration. Do not forget about him!
May this small incendiary gesture give strength and courage to the anarchists tortured and imprisoned in Russia, as well as the Basel 18 who will go to trial at the end of October for a wild and vicious stroll one evening in June 2016.
Freedom for all!!