Posts Tagged ‘Jakarta’
Saturday, May 4th, 2019
Palang Hitam / Anarchist Black Cross Indonesia has temporarily ceased activity due to problems with a former member who misused international donations. At present there is no anarchist organization supporting those facing repression, so support is being provided spontaneously and individually. Here is an update about the situation in several cities.
In Bandung, there was a peaceful action by a group of anarchists almost 1000 strong. It even consisted of mothers, children and teenage girls. Police attacked them and broke the bloc into two groups. They were then chased, beaten and arrested. The pretext for this was ‘vandalism’, some spray-painted graffiti. Many of those who were arrested were stripped and had their heads shaved. Some were spray-painted on their faces and bodies as well. Many were forced to crawl along the road in their underwear. In total 619 anarchists were arrested, of these, 3 still remain in custody for destruction of property. (more…)
Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
Alleged Japanese Red Army member Tsutomu Shirosaki has been found guilty in his trial over the May 1986 mortar attack on the Japanese embassy in Jakarta. The Tokyo District Court today handed down a 12-year sentence for the attack, in which two projectiles were launched from a hotel room but failed to cause injury or extensive damage.
Shirosaki was deported to Japan in February 2015, having serving 18 years in prison in America for an attack on the US embassy during the same incident. He was then arrested at Narita Airport and his trial for attempted murder began in September, concluding on November 1st.
Shirosaki was a veteran of Sekigun-ha (Red Army Faction), the far-left domestic group out of which the JRA partly emerged. He was arrested in 1971 for bank robbery (Sekigun-ha carried out a successful bank robbery campaign to raise funds) but freed in October 1977 when the JRA hijacked a plane, forced it to land in Dhaka and demanded the release of various prisoners in Japan. He was later re-arrested in Nepal in 1996 by local authorities in co-operation with the FBI. (more…)
Sunday, August 25th, 2013
Civilization is not established by itself but by the people who support it. People who turned themselves into one of the poles of the civilization. Humans are the ones who gave birth to civilization. It also means that no one is innocent or not guilty in this present life. Every one plays their part in supporting the sustainability of civilization. So, every part of work, values, property, actions and every one who enjoy the benefits from civilization are enemies for us.
How it can be?
Humans are the creators for what is so-called: Culture. Culture is the direct mirror of civilization. Culture is but one of the brainwashing processes to make one bow and degrade the wild desires. Culture is not only a batch of values but tools of repression and hegemony. And two forms of among many culture’s faces is school and arts.
It lead us to send our fire to the Arts Institute of Jakarta located in Cikini, on 20th August. We brought our hatred to the heart of the hangout place of artists who are only puppets of civilization. We put an incendiary device in an empty room of the third floor in the afternoon. We did our action directly in the face of a group of artists who are the self-considered “avant-garde” and who felt that they were revolutionaries. We set the fire to laugh at their passivity which is nothing but another gesture that supports the civilization to keep running.
Arts Institute of Jakarta for a long time are filled with illusions. This place breed individuals who play a main role in creating a “counter-culture” which is only another culture, rather than to discover and attack the whole picture of culture: Civilization. They produce songs, paintings, buildings, poems, and different forms of arts to help civilization stick its nails of domination.
Our only regret is how the fire does not accomplish itself to burn down the whole building because of another of civilization’s helpers: the firefighters, who came in less than one hour to extinguish fires. But it’s not the end or our last action. We will hit you again.
PS: We send our greetings to the FAI / Friends of Earth in Argentina who burned down hundreds of cars and comrades of ELF-Russia. Also to the revolutionary prisoners around the world.
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Sunday, June 30th, 2013
A CONTRIBUTION FOR THE INFORMAL ANARCHIST FEDERATION – INTERNATIONAL REVOLUTIONARY FRONT
Today, the society is the prison. In the prison’s system, no one can be neutral. Each one of us full of consciousness has made a choice to choose which side you’ll stand for. No unconscious choices. Because a choice, is made by an individual and not by god. Therefore there will be no “civilians” in this asymmetric war. There is only two antagonistic sides: those who fought for the total destruction of the society and those who fought to defend it.
The formation of the society are the alienating forms. Alienated one from the other in many forms of imaginary borders which is protected by guns, laws, prisons, codes of morality and the “faith” of those who believed that the borders are real. And for us, all those who believe in the borders are the enemy.
In our sight, the good citizens and the paramilitaries who where built by the military and have the same attitudes and behaviors like military are enemies who deserved our attacks, the same attacks FAI-FRI sent to their religious institutions, schools, factories, army-barracks, banks and all the supporters of the system named: Society.
Though it’s true that for many people, –even those who are self-proclaimed ‘anarchists’–, that from a fire that destroyed every building we attacked, it does not look that “revolution” would soon arrive. This is a stupid prediction because it puts our actions in their cage of “revolutionism”. An error occurred due to the habit of generalizing all individual events on the social scale, which is where we are enemies of it. They have too long used the ancient glasses, so see how the presence of new urban guerrilla groups is something that does not fit in their glasses. They will even easily use the label ‘euro-centrism’ or ‘latin-centrism’, because they think numbers are that important. Something which is inherited from the classical anarchist thought with a mixture of Marxism that is really disgusting. Those –very Marxist– anarchists who eventually became re-stuck on the same logic with the Leftist: Mass.
That’s why, we are not at all interested in becoming involved in the wave of mass protest against fuel price hikes. Those who took to the streets carrying banners and shouting, because they consumed the same event. They perform repetitive and predictable actions. They shouted until hoarse and expect changes from the parliament or state generosity. They hide in the terminology of “peaceful protest” to hide their inability to attack the oppressors, because they are cowards. They are cowards who only live from the “revolutionary” events to quench the thirst of the “revolutionary” in them.
Although on the other hand, we know clearly there is a small fraction of individuals who remain firmly in war –like in battle that they have lived in the days of yesterday– and not judging a wave of mass awakening that occurred recently in Indonesia as something “revolutionary”. To those whose eyes see clearly, we are really proud to call them comrades.
Each of those who read the communiqué must realize that we have a logic and reasoning that would not be possible according to the logic used by the pacifist, social activists and the Leftist and other citizens –including the social anarchists– which does not comprise part of our group. For us, it does not matter and is also not an issue that is important at this time. Each individual has the right to hold opinions and justifications respectively. Each group will have a different analysis of the foundation with the other groups. Every person is entitled to choose their own path for how to get involved, and take personal responsibility. Each individual must find tactics that suit them and select it.
In the end, the Informal Anarchist Federation–International Revolutionary Front must necessarily be seen as an international project between individuals, cells or groups who share the passion and anger. FAI-FRI is not an umbrella organization or union which collects only those who are called “nihilist-individualist” and “the radical anti-civilization”. But FAI-FRI is a temporary meeting point for acts of solidarity, an act of revenge on the enemy, simultaneous attacks, which are not intended to embrace “a better future” but to see the collapse of the hypocritical society: Today.
INTERNATIONAL CONSPIRACY FOR REVENGE (ICR)
INFORMAL ANARCHIST FEDERATION (FAI)
INTERNATIONAL REVOLUTIONARY FRONT (FRI)
PS: To show the hardness of our hearts, we burned down the three-floor clothing warehouse in di Jl Pengukiran Raya No 1, RT 03/03, Kelurahan Pekojan, Kecamatan Tambora, Jakarta Barat. We chose the warehouse so to show to the unionists that the workers goals are not to be workers anymore, and not for eight-hours, democracy inside the factory, freedom of association or other reformist demands.
Tags: A Contribution for the FAI-FRI, Anger Unit / ICR-FAI-IRF, Arson, Indonesia, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front, Jakarta, Letter, RO-FAI (Indonesia Section), Sabotage
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Jakarta: Anger Unit / ICR-FAI-IRF burn down the third floor of former Sheraton Hotel, 'The Media Hotel and Tower' (Indonesia)
Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
“Brothers in chains, comrades in suffering, the battle is at hand. Soon we will launch our attack, intoxicated with vengeance; the enemy will flee, because the Federation of Sorrow is terrible.” —Bruno Filippi
Tonight (June 26) we moved out and brought the fire and burned down the third floor of former Sheraton Hotel, ‘The Media Hotel and Tower’, in Sahari Mountain Street, Jakarta. Our fire is to respond to the call from our brothers in Greece in the Phoenix project and as a gesture of solidarity to K. Sakkas, anarchist in hunger strike action to reach his freedom. We put the incendiary with timer in one of the trash cans in the karaoke room (which is located on the third floor) and let the fire speak for us.
Bring far our revolutionary greetings to the members of Conspiracy of Cells of Fire; Imprisoned Members Cell, to the 4 anarchists who were arrested in Kozani –we never forget you, for Cospito and Gai, to Carla, Ivan, Juan, Marcelo and Freddy, and to Henry and always to the anarchists prisoners in Greece and Italy, and to other cells of FAI – IRF around the world.
We will never say that we are just a few, but we will let the fire speak on our behalf.
Let’s make the Phoenix project as an international project for revenge!
INTERNATIONAL CONSPIRACY FOR REVENGE
IRF – FAI
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Tags: Alfredo Cospito, Anger Unit / ICR-FAI-IRF, Carla Verdugo, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire : Imprisoned Members Cell, Freddy Fuentevilla Saa, Henry Zegarrundo, Indonesia, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Conspiracy for Revenge, International Revolutionary Front, International Solidarity, Ivan Silva, Jakarta, Juan Aliste Vega, Kostas Sakkas, Kozani, Marcelo Villarroel Sepúlveda, Nicola Gai, Phoenix Project, RO-FAI (Indonesia Section), Sheraton Hotel
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Sunday, February 24th, 2013
There is no reason to step back. War continues as always and must be more violent each and every time. All of the infrastructures of the society are our targets and there are no excuses to let one still stand against the beautiful sky. All the buildings are the walls against our sight to see the stars, the same stars which our imprisoned and guerrilla comrades in other part of the world are also seeing.
Through the fire, we want to send our warmest greetings to the knights warriors around the globe who still carry on attacks as our revolutionary way. To the brave and dignified prisoners who kept their head up against the misery and cowardice of ‘reformist’ anarchists.
Last night (Friday, 22 February), we burned down another property of Society. We placed an incendiary of fire in the middle-class shopping areas in North Jakarta. We burn the shops as our sample and to once again call the individuals to create their own attacks –especially in Indonesia and South East Asia. We showed through practice that each individual can bring their anger into fire and gasoline without the specializations of elite units. We are not vanguards or the messiah to save the Society. We are the angry individuals who only want to burn down Society.
Only cowards –even self-proclaimed as anarchists– who only see the fire is rising and covering the sky with dark smokes and doing nothing. Cowards are the integral parts of the Society who are always waiting for the ‘right moments’ and trying to keep their life in the comfort zones. And we point out the cowards as our enemies and we will hunt you down also. In the future, we will not feel sorry if in our actions to attack Society, we are risking the life of someone.
From now, we will limit our revolutionary greetings to the comrades who in our judgements are revolutionary. We will not let our fire warm the ‘innocent’, ‘reformist’, ‘pacifist’, ‘formal and pro-judicial anarchists’, ‘facebook anarchists’ and other cowards. Our actions always are only for ourselves and our individualistic values and for the revolutionary comrades.
And through the fire, we send our love to the imprisoned comrades: Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, the 4 anarchists who are recently accused for double robbery in Greece, Alfredo and Nicola and other comrades who accused in Operation Thor, Ixodae, Mangifuoco, and similar repressions in Italy, to Gabriel Pombo da Silva and to Marco Camenisch, to Marcelo, Juan, Fredy, Ivan & Carla in Chile, to Henry in Bolivia, to injured one Tripa Lopez in Mexico, to Tukijo and to the insurrectionary prisoners behind state bars who always kept their dignity and revolutionary values. We also want to send our love to the comrades on the run: Felicity, Hans and others. Keep running and do not let the enemies catch you.
War continues until the collapse of the society.
International Conspiracy for Revenge
FAI – IRF
Tags: Alfredo Cospito, Anger Unit / ICR-FAI-IRF, Arson, Bolivia, Chile, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire : Imprisoned Members Cell, Gabriel Pombo da Silva, Indonesia, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Conspiracy for Revenge, International Revolutionary Front, International Solidarity, Jakarta, Kozani, Marco Camenisch, Mario 'Tripa' Lopez, Nicola Gai, Sabotage, Tukijo
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Thursday, January 31st, 2013
(KOMUNIKE VERSI BAHASA INDONESIA)
Perjuangan kami tidak dapat dibatasi dalam terma-terma peradaban. Kami tak dapat dimengerti. Kami liar dan merupakan musuh peradaban. Tidak hanya negara dan kapital, tapi seluruh peradaban: kami menentang seluruhnya.
Kami adalah mereka yang dengan bangga menanggalkan kedamaian sosial, melangkah keluar dari zona-zona nyaman kami dan melakukan serangan terhadap apa yang kami benci. Kami mendeklarasikan perang terhadap peradaban dan seluruh propertinya dan bergabung dalam perang gerilya urban internasional bersama saudara-saudari seperjuangan kami di Federasi Informal Anarkis dan Front Revolusioner Internasional.
Kami mengklaim dan mengambil tanggung jawab atas aksi pembakaran terhadap mobil dan rumah Wakil Sekretaris DPD Demokrat (partai pemenang pemilu 2009) di Sumatera Selatan, aksi pembakaran terhadap 4 mesin ATM di Makassar, dan serangan terhadap dua gardu listrik di Jakarta selama seminggu terakhir.
Aksi-aksi kami dipersembahkan sebagai solidaritas terhadap perjuangan petani Ogan Kemilir Ilir, kepada pemberontak di Papua: Buktar Tabuni dan Dominikus Sorabut yang ditahan oleh pemerintah Indonesia, kepada seluruh perjuangan anti tambang yang tersebar dan mekar di sepanjang pesisir selatan Jawa, dan kepada masyarakat adat di Kalimantan, Mentawai, Jambi dan Papua.
Kami juga mengirimkan salam revolusioner teruntuk Tukijo: petani pemberani dan terhormat dari Kulon Progo, teruntuk tahanan-tahanan kasus NO TAV, tahanan-tahanan ELF di Amerika Serikat, teruntuk Marco Camenisch dan Gabriel Pombo da Silva, juga teruntuk para tahanan anarkis yang tidak pernah mundur dan tunduk di bawah hukum.
Juga kepada organisasi-organisasi revolusioner: Konspirasi Sel-sel Api (KSA) dan Perjuangan Revolusioner (PR) di Yunani, seluruh seksi dan fraksi dari Front Pembebasan Bumi (FPB) dan Front Pembebasan Hewan (FPH) di seluruh dunia, Individu-individu Yang Liar (IYL) di Meksiko, dan seluruh sel Federasi Informal Anarkis/Front Revolusioner Internasional (FIA/FRI).
Kepada para kamerad Konspirasi Internasional untuk Balas Dendam: mari bakar habis kemeleratan dan perbudakan!
Hingga pada keruntuhan peradaban!
Hingga pada kebebasan utuh dan kehidupan liar!
Front Pembebasan Bumi
(ENGLISH VERSION COMMUNIQUE)
Our struggle can’t be limited under civilization terms. We out of it. We are wild and we are enemies of civilization. Not only the state and capital (in old terms of anarchism), but all the civilization: we are against it.
We are the ones who proudly throw out the social peace, walk out from our comfort zones and carried an attack actions against what we hate. We are declaring war against civilization and it’s property and join in the international urban guerrilla warfare with all our brothers and sisters in Informal Anarchist Federation and International Revolutionary Front.
We claim and take responsibility for arsons against car and shop belonging to the Vice Secretary of Demokrat in South Sumatera (winning party of 2009 general election), arsons against 4 ATMs in Makassar, and actions against two electrical substations during last week in Jakarta.
Our actions are dedicated to the farmers struggle in Ogan Kemilir Ilir, to the rebels in Papua: Buktar Tabuni and Dominikus Sorabut who are imprisoned by the Indonesian State, to the struggles against mining which spread and blossomed in south coast of Java, and to the natives in Kalimantan, Mentawai, Jambi and Papua.
We also want to send our revolutionary greetings to Tukijo: brave and dignified farmer from Kulon Progo, to the NO TAV prisoners in Italia, to the ELF prisoners in USA, to Marco Camenisch and Gabriel Pombo da Silva and to all anarchist prisoners who never step down and bow under the law.
Also to revolutionary organizations: Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (CCF) and Epasnatatikos Agonas (EA) in Greece, all the sections and fractions of Earth Liberation Front (ELF) and Animal Liberation Front (ALF) around the world, to Individualidades Tendiendo a lo Salvaje (ITS) in Mexico and to all cells of Informal Anarchist Federation/International Revolutionary Front (FAI/IRF).
To our comrades of International Conspiracy for Revenge: let’s burn down this misery and slavery!
Till the collapse of this civilization!
Till to the total freedom and wild life!
Earth Liberation Front
Tags: ALF, Arson, ATM Burned, Buktar Tabuni, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Dominikus Sorabut, Earth Liberation Front, ELF- Indonesian Fraction, Gabriel Pombo da Silva, Indigenous Struggle, Individualists Tending towards the Wild (ITS), Indonesia, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Conspiracy for Revenge, International Revolutionary Front, International Solidarity, Jakarta, Kulon Progo, Makassar, Marco Camenisch, Ogan Kemilir Ilir, Revolutionary Struggle, Sabotage, TAV, Tukijo
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Friday, July 2nd, 2010
Institut-A is a one year running anarchist infoshop in Jakarta, Indonesia. The space is an open space for anarchists and the like, plus also general public. Institut-a have been the main motor and the only infoshop in Jakarta that survived. Through times the space have been a place for d.i.y hc/punk/and even indiepop gigs in order to gain benefit for the existence of the space. Institut-a provide materials such as books concerning anarchism and other anti-authoritarian publications.
Unfortunately, since Institut-a is a rented place, the time for contract is almost over.
Therefore we need solidarity by anarchists and the like whom share the same concern for this sort of project. You can contact the email below for further details.
And to see more of their activities with pics, please visit:
Jl. Arteri Permata Hijau No. 14. dekat dengan Gedung ITC Permata Hijau,
Jakarta Selatan, atau Beleza