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Posts Tagged ‘France’

Paris, France: A summary of the trial against Claudio Lavazza

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

IT/EN (4th-8th of November 2019)

Claudio Lavazza, rebel, anarchist, bank robber and gentleman, who during the ‘70s in Italy participated in the struggle against State and Capital, arms in hand. Contrary to the sinkers of subversion of those years, he never exchanged the desire to overthrow everything for a political career. Nor has he resigned, nor sought refuge in other States, which could have granted him a controlled freedom. No, he kept fighting, against winds and tides.

After 16 years on the run, never renouncing to his anarchist coherence, nor to the joy of living as a free man, in 1996 he is arrested after a bank robbery in Cordoba, Spain, during which three comrades, including Claudio, will be seriously injured and two policewomen will lose their lives. Claudio will thus be locked up in the special regime F.I.E.S., and even in this deadly place he will continue his battle with firmness and perseverance.

After serving 22 years in the Spanish dungeons, in the summer of 2018 he is extradited – on loan, since his sentence in Spain is not yet finished – toward France, to face trial for a bank robbery at the expense of the National Bank of Saint-Nazaire, which took place in 1986. For this robbery, he was already sentenced, in absentia, to 30 years of prison.

If going to take money where there is plenty is always a possibility, as a refusal to the blackmail of work and exploitation, in order to seize the necessary means to carry out a struggle against the State, back then, in Saint-Nazaire, the tightrope robbers did not just touch any safe. They expropriated the State’s vault! Lightning of almost 26 million euros the pockets of those who oil the gears of power. (more…)

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Rennes, France: Vincenzo was released from prison

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

IT/EN

On November 15, 2019, anarchist Vincenzo Vecchi was released from the prison of Rennes, in France. Vincenzo was arrested on August 8, this year, in France, thanks to the joint work of the French and Italian police, with the contribution of the Italian “anti-terrorism”. He was wanted and fugitive from 2012 following a final sentence of about 11 years and 6 months in prison for charges (specifically, the crime of “devastation and pillage”) concerning the days of revolt against the G8 in Genoa (July 2001). Two international arrest requests were issued against him by prosecutors in Genoa and Milan (the latter warrant linked to a sentence of four years in prison for participating in an anti-fascist demonstration against the “Fiamma Tricolore” political party in Milan, 2006).

During these months, the court of Rennes did not grant request of extradition against Vincenzo by the Italian state, judging the documents provided by the latter as insufficient or deficient. Finally, the court of appeal of Rennes, after having detected «irregularities» in the arrest warrant for the sentence issued for the days of Genoa (2001), have decided that he should be released from prison. On November 15 Vincenzo was released from prison and for the moment it should be possible fo him to stay in France.
(more…)

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Paris, France: Solidarity beyond borders – Greek diplomatic vehicle torched

Saturday, October 26th, 2019

IT/EN/FR

On the night of October 21st [2019], a SUV car with a diplomatic plaque was burned, on rue Dumont d’Urville, behind the Greek embassy in Paris.

With this small action, we want to send a sign of solidarity to the anarchists in Greece, who fight against the State and Capital (legal and illegal) and to defend the occupied spaces.

For those who live and defend spaces of freedom.
For those who carry attacks against authority.

A thought also to the anarchists imprisoned there, in particular the two comrades imprisoned for a robbery in Thessaloniki or the members of the CCF [Conspiracy of Cells of Fire] still in jail.
Freedom for all!
Solidarity is the attack.

Koukouloforoi

[Claim originally published in attaque.noblogs.org].

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European-wide bomb threats against Turkish Bank (Işbank)

Saturday, October 26th, 2019

Branches of Turkish banks was attacked

Berlin, London, Sofia, Amsterdam, Paris. In these cities was attacked branches of Turkish bank (Işbank). For actions we used manual from the Network of Revolutionary Cells (SRB): “How to start evacuation”

Money from Turkish bank support terrorism of Turkish state. Turkish army killing civil people. For example, they killing a child named Sara Yusuf Hüseyin. Turkish army also killing revolutionary fighters in Rojava. We have to stop it!

Fight against Turkish bank is fight against terrorism!

Commando Sara Yusuf Hüseyin

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Prison of Nancy-Maxeville, France: Nuclear state = Police state

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

IT/EN/FR

[Claim appeared on Monday, September 30, on the website nantes.indymedia.org].

On Friday, September 27th [2019], the Nancy-Maxeville prison was attacked to denounce the repression of the nuclear State.

In the pre-evening of the demo against the nuclear waste-dump – project CIGEO « Vent de Bure » at Nancy – we attacked (symbolically) the prison of Nancy-Maxeville, to send greetings to our comrades who are imprisoned and those who are charged by repression. Also to set a sign for a society without prisons in general.

We marked the walls with the paint, smash the windows of some administration buildings, launch smoke bombs and flares in the yard of the prison and greet the prisoners with pyrotechnics in the surrounding area. The action was protected by crowsfeets [metal devices to puncture car tyres] and burning barricades on the access roads. (more…)

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France: Update about Anarchist Vincenzo Vecchi arrested, convicted for the G8 in Genoa in 2001

Saturday, September 28th, 2019

Francia: Aggiornamento su Vincenzo (settembre 2019)

Anarchist Vincenzo Vecchi was arrested on Thursday, August 8, 2019 in France. The arrest was carried out by the French cops and (as reported by the scum media) was made possible by the contribution of the agents of the “Service for the fight against extremism and internal terrorism” and of the Antiterrorism section of the DIGOS of Milan, which through “a close investigative connection” with the French police were able to identify the comrade. Against him two European arrest warrants had been issued by the prosecutors of Milan and Genoa.

Vincenzo had been “on the run” since 2012, following the final sentence of 11 years and six months that was imposed on charges of “devastation and pillage, robbery and carrying of weapons” following Black Bloc actions against the G8 summit that took place in Genoa, Italy in July 2001.

On Friday, 27 September, the Rennes Court of Appeal refused the application for release of the comrade pending extradition hearing. A new hearing is expected in the next few weeks in the same court to decide whether Vincenzo will be handed over to the Italian authorities. (more…)

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Paris, France: Identify the enemy

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

EN/IT

Many people talk about the climate, they talk about the weather. Those who want to seem radical criticize the media icons that criticize those who govern.
Many people talk about arriving later this month. There are also those who rediscover the virtues of the people. And who are looking forward to weekly appointments with this famous “people”.
Many people talk.

We thought that the urgency, today as always, is to act. Act in small groups or alone, following our ideas and not the mood of the masses. The urgency of the attack.
Identify the enemy: like yesterday and like tomorrow, states, capital and every authority.

On the night of last Tuesday [September 17, 2019] we set fire to a car with a diplomatic plate and a big Porsche of a rich man, on avenue Marcel Proust.

We wanted to send a wink to the Italian anarchists convicted for the “Scripta Manent” operation; it has been three years since you were locked up. We don’t forget you!
A thought also for the three Germans arrested on a southern highway during the G7.
A thought for the Hamburg comrades.

[Taken and translated from attaque.noblogs.org].

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PDF: ‘The Future is a Scam’

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

PDF booklet from France about antinatalism. It’s been written from an antispeciesist and anarchist point of view.

The future is a scam booklet (Read online)

The future is a scam (Print out version)

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Call for solidarity after the 1st of May in Paris (France)

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Since the end of November, as the Gilet Jaune’s movement develops, cops and banks are being regularly attacked. In such a context, the 1st of May could have been a radical break in this world made of borders and wars. It could have been the continuation of the 16th of March’s riots and, to put it in perspective, an attack against the life-breaker industry called authority.

Nationalists and Regionalists flags are all over the place, all over our grounds, and at the same time the courts are filling up the prisons as the french state announced that it’ll be able to imprison 10,000 more people in the next 10 years, not to mention the Administrative Detention Center and psychiatric wards, and as the capitalistic speech tells us to smile as we die more and more in the inside. Work is just another way of saying « Kill me ». (more…)

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Hérésie 3

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Hérésie 3

Ceci est le troisième numéro d’Hérésie. Pour simplifier, le sous-titre est “réflexions individualistes”, mais la revue n’est pas enfermée dans cette définition, et de temps en temps les différents textes publiés peuvent même se contredire entre eux. La raison d’être d’Hérésie est de contribuer à des débats parmi les anarchistes, de ressortir des oubliettes des vieux textes qui n’ont pas perdu du sens aujourd’hui, et de traduire des textes qui selon moi méritent d’être diffusées dans l’aire francophone. (more…)

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Subversive anarchy past and present

Sunday, April 21st, 2019

“Revolution is aimed at new arrangements; insurrection leads us no longer to let ourselves be arranged, but to arrange ourselves, and set no glittering hopes on ‘institutions’.”
Max Stirner

“Don’t follow me… I’m not leading you…

Don’t walk ahead of me… I’ll not follow you…

Carve your own path… Become yourself…”
Conspiracy of Cells of Fire,
Imprisoned Members Cell

“I know that there will be an end to this fight between the formidable arsenal of the State and me. I know that I will be vanquished, I will be the weaker, but I hope I can make you pay dearly for the victory.”
Octave Garnier

On this date over 100 years ago, 21st of April 1913, Illegalist and Individualist anarchist Raymond Callemin was executed by guillotine by order of the French state.
On the anniversary of his execution I write this in memory of all those that have fallen or been jailed in the social war against society.

The illegalist current is an offshoot of individualist anarchism. Refusing to be exploited, forced to work for some rich tyrant, instead the illegalist chooses to rob them. It’s an anti-work ethic for individual autonomy to be realised in real life right away through Individual expropriation also known as individual reclamation. (more…)

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Numéro 2 d’Hérésie

Friday, March 29th, 2019

Hérésie continue de présenter les idées individualistes anarchistes, avec des textes issus d’horizons et d’époques différentes, dans le but de montrer que ces idées dépassent les frontières géographiques et temporelles.

Sommaire :

Introduction
Les Loups, F. Neirol
Fleurs de solitude, E. Armand
Une interprétation de l’individualisme anarchiste, Costa Iscar
Individualisme et collectivisme, Laurance Labadie
En cours de route, chronique de toujours, A. Bailly
Liberté et solitude, Marilise Fiorina
Je n’ai pas de classe, Apio Ludd
Pourquoi je ne suis pas communiste, Apio Ludd
Mon anarchisme, Rosa Blat
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Sortie de « Des Ruines » n°3/4 (France)

Friday, March 8th, 2019

Nous sommes heureux d’annoncer, après une longue absence, quelques complications et un travail de plusieurs années, la sortie d’un double numéro de la revue anarchiste apériodique mais loin d’être prématurée Des Ruines, au format A4 relié et avec cette fois-ci 308 pages et trois grands dossiers.
Des Ruines se donne toujours pour ambition de remuer les réflexions, recherches et débats autour des perspectives révolutionnaires anarchistes et antiautoritaires ; certains débats vifs et d’actualité, certains autres intemporels ou laissés de côté et exhumés pour l’occasion.

Sur le site de la revue, on pourra télécharger les quinze premières pages au format PDF (couverture + édito + sommaire):
https://desruines.noblogs.org/files/2019/02/Extrait-ruines-3-4-15p.pdf

Pour plus d’infos sur ce double numéro, son contenu, comment se le procurer et sur les commandes :
https://desruines.noblogs.org/post/2019/03/05/numero-3-4-double-debut-2019/

Des Ruines,
Revue anarchiste apériodique.

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PDF: Issue #3 of Trespass Journal

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

We’re glad to finally present Issue 3 of Trespass Journal!

https://www.trespass.network/?page_id=1472&lang=en

In this issue, which is online and freely distributed, you’ll find a translation from English to Dutch of a journal article about how a moral panic was generated to enforce the criminalisation of squatting in the Netherlands and a translation to French of a brief text about migration on Idomeni in Greece, near to Macedonia, which was previously published in Trespass 2 in Italian.

As interventions in five languages, we have an analysis of the lack of support to the ZAD in Brittany, plus short pieces about the opening of a new anarchist social centre in the Paris suburbs, community resistance to preserve a park in London, the demolition of a community gym in Athens, an (unsuccessful) eviction threat in Catania, and an eviction in Catalonia. And a report on the resquat of the watertower in Utrecht! There’s plenty more news and analysis on this website.

The language diversity contained in this issue mirrors the commitment we have been putting in towards overcoming the dominance of the English language and creating a journal that goes beyond borders. We’ve also been updating the blog in different languages. HOWEVER as you will no doubt have noticed, this introduction is only in English and we are sorry for that. We can only do so much, and this issue was already very overdue … to translate it into Catalan, Spanish, Dutch and French is too much work. (more…)

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Paris, France: An Attack for Black December

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

«You are waiting for the revolution? Let it be! My own began a long time ago! When you are ready (god, what an endless wait!) I won’t mind going with you for a while. But when you stop, I shall continue on my way toward the great and sublime conquest of the nothing!

Any society that you build will have its limits. And outside the limits of any society, unruly and heroic tramps will wander with their wild and virgin thought — those who cannot live without planning ever new and dreadful outbursts of rebellion! I shall be among them!»

Pretty words, but there must be more than just words.

I don’t want to run behind the masses. They say that this time it’s the big one, that the insurrection has arrived…mine arrived a long time ago and it’s an individual insurrection.

During the early hours of December 11th, I set fire to six cars belonging to the Paris City Council on Rue Corvisart (in the 13th arrondissement). It was not the City Council that was targeted, any more than it was Macron or any other power. All power must be destroyed.

So we do not forget the comrades who have left us. For Mikhail, Zak, Sebastian, Mauricio and all the others.
For those who are in prison. A thought in particular for Krème and the Scripta Manent defendants in Italy.
For a Black December!

A black hood on the head, a new world in the heart.

(via Attaque, translated into English by Anarchists Worldwide for Mpalothia)

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