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Posts Tagged ‘Fittja 10’

Do the riot thing! – Support the Fittja 10 (Sweden)

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

Update: The one person from Fittja10 still remaining in jail appealed her continued incarceration and was, much to everyones’ surprise and joy, released! Now she spends time with her loved ones.

During the last year, riots and arsons have spread through urban areas in Sweden. Youth in poorer communities have started fires and attacked firefighters and cops on arrival. The unrest is clearly linked to a discontent with the situation they face; the segregated cities, the poor living conditions in their areas, the discrimination they face in mainstream society. Wherever they go they carry their areas’ reputation with them. (more…)

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Posted in Prison Struggle

8 of the Fittja 10 released (Sweden)

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Yesterday, eight of the Fittja 10 were released and met with a spontaneous party. We’re glad they’re out again, while continuing to organize the solidarity work for the two who remain incarcerated.

During the preliminary statutory hearing held today, the restrictions for the two were lifted and one of the charges (preparing an arson) dropped for one of them.

In Solidarity

ABC Stockholm

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Solidarity with the Fittja 10 (Sweden)

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Ten people charged with preparing an arson and one with rioting, as well. Three nights before, unrest broke out after a police intervention at a youth center. They need our support!

Support the Fittja 10

During the last year, riots and arsons have spread through urban areas in Sweden. Youth in poorer communities have started fires and attacked firefighters and cops on arrival. The unrest is clearly linked to a discontent with the situation they face; the segregated cities, the poor living conditions in their areas, the discrimination they face in mainstream society. Wherever they go they carry their areas’ reputation with them. (more…)

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Posted in Social Control