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Nizhny Novgorod anti-fascists need your solidarity and support! A call for coordinated actions around the world on March 16–18, 2012 (Russia)

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Friends and comrades!

We, the anti-fascists and anarchists of Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), appeal to concerned people around the world. The political police (the Center for Combating Extremism or Center “E”) have fabricated a criminal case against our comrades. Anti-fascism has been outlawed in our city. We need your solidarity and support!

What are the charges against our friends and comrades?

Five young men, our friends, have been charged with organizing an “extremist community” under the exotic name of “Antifa-RASH.” (more…)

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Nizhny Novgorod criminal case – Interview with Artem Bystrov, framed Anti-Fascist activist (Russia)

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

On April 26, 2011, in the morning, six young people were arrested by Center “E” detectives (so-called “Anti-Extremist” cops). Five anti-fascists of Nizhny Novgorod were subject to home-searches. One of the flats was stormed by OMON (Special Police Squad), the windows were broken because nobody was at home.

During the searches the membership cards of a non-existing organisation “RASH-Antifa” with photos and serial numbers, evidently made by Center “E” (Anti-Extremist Center) detectives, were planted in suspects’ homes.

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Action Days in Solidarity with Nizhny Novgorod Anti-Fascists : June 24-26 (Russia)

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

At the present moment the detectives of the Anti-Extremist Center of GUVD (General Directorate of Internal Affairs) of Nizhniy Novgorod Region, are fabricating a criminal case against Artem Bystrov, who was arrested on April 26,2011. He is accused of the article № 213 part 2 (hooliganism committed by a group of persons on preliminary arrangement by hatred or hostility toward a particular social group).

Two of the other suspects have not been arrested yet. It is worth noting that the victim himself — a nationalist called D.Redkin, doesn’t press any charges to the people arrested on April 26 and refuses to take part in the process.

The case was filed seven months after an alleged violent attack. It was filed by pressure on the victim and the witness. The investigation is proceeded with gross violations and falsification of evidence. For example, during the searches the membership cards of a non-existing organisation “RASH-Antifa” with photos and serial numbers, evidently made by Center “E” (Anti-Extremist Center) detectives, were planted in suspects’ homes. (more…)

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