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DHL – Olive underneath a yellow camouflage

June 1st, 2009

This text introduces a proposal for an action related mobilization towards the NATO-festivities in Strasbourg and Baden-Baden in the beginning of April 2009. The idea is to turn into practice the critique on NATO and the new NATO doctrine (with its core “comprehensive approach”) by focusing on the postal service and war logistics company DHL. This 100% subsidiary of the Deutsche Post today shows its true colour, which is best expressed in its new name “Deutsche Heeres Logistic” (German Army Logistics). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Social Control |

Once again: Fire to all immigration detention centres

June 1st, 2009

After the fire in the immigration detention centre of Lampedusa, Italy, in February 2009, protests and hunger strikes are taking place in similar centres in Turin, Bologna, Bari and Gradisca d’Isonzo.

Migrants in the detention centre of Bari (Puglia region, southern Italy) have been on hunger strike for a week and some of them have sewn their mouths. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in No Borders |

Support Nicole Vosper – Green Anarchist / SHAC Prisoner

June 1st, 2009

Nicole is a green anarchist with an irrepressible love for the wild. She has been fighting for animal communities since she was a child, starting her first animal rights group at school aged 10. Nicole has been vegan since she was 14 years old to nourish her body, revitalize the land, rivers and forests and end the mass domestication and exploitation of animals of which modern-day meat eating is based upon. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Eco Struggle, Prison Struggle |

France: Detention and an escape + Letter of Ivan

June 1st, 2009

Wednesday 11th of March, Ivan and Farid were called by the examining magistrate for an audition on the ongoing investigation. But above all, the prosecution and the judges wanted to ask their incarceration under the pretext that they would be in recidivism of judiciary control violation. The cops would have seen them together at certain gatherings in solidarity with Isa (still in prison at that moment). The judiciary control forbade them to «enter in contact in any way». Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Social Control |

Italian ‘Anti-terror’ investigation spills into Germany as raids against ‘Informal Anarchist Federation’ continue

June 1st, 2009

As perhaps some of you may already know, long time anarchist prisoner Gabriel Pombo da Silva got visited in November 2008 by Italian (Digos/political police and state attorney) and German police (Federal and criminal divisions) in relation to a new investigation on FAI/RAT (a group of informal FAI) which took responsibility almost two years ago for some bombings in Torino, Italy. There were three devices, one of which did not explode, placed in garbage containers in the middle of the road in a rich neighbourhood. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted in Prison Struggle, Social Control |

About the prison revolt in Caxias, Portugal

June 1st, 2009

In 1996 a revolt disturbed the prison of Caxias, close to Lisbon; it was the fire that sparked after an ongoing struggle, strikes and tensions in prisons all over the country since 1994. On the 23rd of March 1996, one wing, that was divided in two, revolted fiercely against the guards, the abuse, the torture, the 200% overpopulation and the suffocation behind bars. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Prison Struggle |

Interview with Amadeu Casellas Ramón (Catalunya)

June 1st, 2009

[Update: Amadeu is now given conditional freedom] The Catalonian anarchist prisoner Amadeu Casellas Ramón was on hunger strike for 60 days to demand a solution to his critical situation of imprisonment, already lasting for more than 22 years. He has paid for 22 years for struggling against the state, for bank expropriations carried out in the 70s and 80s to help finance the workers’ struggles of that time. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Interviews, Prison Struggle |

Autonomous centre in Philippines appeals for solidarity

May 26th, 2009

KINAIYAHAN / UNAHON!

COLLECTIVELY-RUN ALTERNATIVE RESOURCE AND LEARNING CENTER
Davao City, Philippines

Homepage of Kinaiyahan Unahon (Nature First)

We, the Kinaiyahan Unahon Collective in Davao City, Philippines are now on the track collectively running a small community library and an info center project which is quiet very useful to our collective as a resource base for mobility and especially to people and friends to come around, meet up, work on and do something politically while opening and encouraging an autonomous atmosphere of learning and doing things. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Autonomy |

Thirty Years Ago Today I Shot My First Fascist

May 26th, 2009

The camp was in a remote location in the Zahrani river valley. Access was by a steep track that snaked down the hillside from the Sida road The track came to an end alongside what had been a farmhouse once, consisting of a stone hut where some of the men slept. Beneath this was a much larger stone manger, this was unused except by a few chickens, but in the warm weather it’s flat roof became the main focus of the camp, being used for both eating and sleeping. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Anti-Fascist |

Break the Silence (about the arrests in Bologne, Italy)

May 26th, 2009

(inspired by a few leaflets from ‘Fuoriluogo’)

Saturday 13th October 2007 at around 4am: a girl is sleeping in piazza Verdi in Bologna (northern Italy). Police on patrol decide that the girl’s behaviour is ‘abnormal’ and must be corrected by compulsory sanitary treatment (TSO), which means internment in a psychiatric hospital and forced administration of psychotropic drugs. The cops call the ambulance while keeping the girl under their custody against her will. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted in Cognitive Liberty |

Update from Osaka ABC about comrade “Y”

May 26th, 2009

On the morning of 9 July 2008, comrade “Y”, a militant of anarchist group, ‘Free Workers Federation’, was suddenly arrested by Osaka police at an office of Kamagasaki-Liberation building (Homeless Liberation organisation), accused of throwing slabs of concrete at police and stealing a police riot shield during an 8 day riot which was sparked when Japanese police brutally beat and tortured a day-worker. The riots also coincided with an opening meeting of the G8. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Prison Struggle |

Letter from Greek anarchist Ilias Nikolau, from Amfissa prison

May 26th, 2009

In the night of January 13th 2009, an incendiary device, composed of gas canisters and gasoline, exploded in the entrance of the (police) commissariat of Evomos (region of Thessalonica), and damaged the windows in the facade and the ventilation system. Shortly after, the police arrested the 26 year old anarchist Ilias Nikolau, who does not live far from there. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Prison Struggle |