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Posts Tagged ‘Mexico City’

Mexico City: Update on the situation of comrade Mario Antonio López (Tripa)

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Mexico City: Update on the situation of compa Mario Tripa

2019-09-05

We located the comrade Mario Tripa, on Monday September 2, he had been taken to the Reclusorio Norte [north prison] of Mexico City.

To this day the comrade remains incommunicado and isolated.

He is accused of attacks against the public peace and damage, these crimes are the ones that the State has been using to repress us and lock us up in the country’s capital since 2012.

This imputation is new and different from legal proceedings for which the comrade was in the situation of being on the run. (more…)

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México, México City : Call for action by Féminas Brujas e Insurreccionalistas (F.B.I)

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

WE ARE BAD AND WE COULD BE WORSE: WE ARE YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE!

“Provocation” and “Illegality” is all action not executed by the State that exceeds its laws and regulations; that’s why the authorities insist on presenting the anarchist war against the system of domination as a “provocation” that seeks to unleash repression. But reality teaches us that repression is here now and is practiced by power on a daily basis either veiled or brutally.

The State continues to exercise the monopoly of violence and is only willing to share it with the groups of so-called “organised crime” with whom they share the same DNA, proving that there is nothing new in your Fourth Transformation. As we have always said: they are the same misogynist dogs now with a rose-coloured collar. Finally, anti-system rage has managed to spread fury to broad fractions of the so-called “feminist movement”, sadly asleep until yesterday afternoon. They have finally understood that pacifism is the most active accomplice of patriarchal power and domination. (more…)

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Mexico: Day of Agitation and Propaganda (10/11/2018)

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Day : 10/11/2018 – 15:00 to 23:00
City: City of Mexico
Place: Foro El Mundano
There will be interventions, reflection, discussions and critique on current anarchism, as well as various activities concerning agitation.
There will be an informal talk with the comrades of Croce Nera Anarchica from Rome.
There will be live music and stands with anarchist material and self-productions. If you want a stand at the fair, send us your request before 1st November, as numbers are limited because of the space available.

Translated from Italian by act for freedom now!
anarhija.info

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Mexico City: Explosive Attack Against the Heroic Military Academy by Ocotl Anarchist Group / FAI (Mexico)

Sunday, November 5th, 2017

On the night of November 2nd in Mexico, we decided to take action against Gate 1 of the Heroic Military Academy with a homemade explosive device in order to begin a campaign of imaginative sabotage against all instances of the State to demand the release of anarchist prisoners in Me$$ico and around the world and to invite individuals and collectives to participate in this upcoming Black November.

For the fall of all regimes!
For the release of all human and non-human animals!
To burn all the instances of the State-Capital!
Freedom for Luis Fernando Barcenas!
While there is misery there will be rebellion.

Ocotl Anarchist Group / FAI

PS: Today is the day when witches come out to make mischief.


via Coordinadora Estudiantil Anarquista, translated by Insurrection News

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Explosive Attack Against EXXON (Mexico)

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

After midnight…

IN RESPONSE to the call for action in solidarity with the anarchists of the Aachen case, on April 16, 2017, at approximately 01:30AM we placed an explosive device that detonated at the facilities of the oil company EXXON in Mexico City, located at North 59, Vallejo Industrial Colony.

EXXON is an oil and chemical corporation based in Texas, USA which constitutes in itself a complete criminal, murderous, genocidal, ecocidal state. It’s long and devastating history has spared no bloodshed with death, torture and exploitation wherever it’s tentacles reach. And then, when the cries of the massacres they cause are silent, they dig the graves with exactly the same machines they use to suck the sweat of the Earth and human beings.

But now it is their turn. Take our offering of hatred and rage! …Because nobody is untouchable! Because we are not intimidated by the heavy silence that you have imposed on your crimes based on fear and violence, and we are not intimidated by the premiere of your Secretary of State… (more…)

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Bomb attack against a bank in solidarity with imprisoned comrades in Germany (Mexico)

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Responding to the international call for actions in solidarity with the compañerxs accused of robbery in Aachen, Germany, we placed an explosive device with a little more than one kilo of black powder at a Citibanamex branch located on Eje 10 [in Mexico City] at 2:30am on April 20.

We repeated the action carried out a couple months ago by compañerxs from the Night Cats and Evil Sorcerers Incendiary Cell. Upon seeing they’d rebuilt the branch after the compas’ attack, we decided to help them redecorate it. (more…)

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Mexico City: Explosive-incendiary attack in solidarity with the prisoners in Aachen, Germany (Mexico)

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Mexico City: Explosive-incendiary attack in solidarity with the prisoners in Aachen

Reasons to fight, we have plenty. We have taken into account the need to act directly against Capital, every time we find more reasons to continue fighting. A few weeks ago for example some comrades were accused of armed robbery in Aachen, Germany; and understanding the bureaucratic process of the ‘legitimate justice’ of the bourgeoisie, they were deprived of freedom. We must not forget, as has already been mentioned in these spaces of diffusion, that expropriation is a just, direct action and part of the history of every revolutionary movement. Emphasizing the slogan: “What crime is it to expropriate or set fire to a bank compared to founding it?” (more…)

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Communique for the sabotage of 13 Telmex Booths in Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl (Mexico)

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

WE WANT TO COMMUNICATE THE DESTRUCTION OF 13 TELEPHONE BOOTHS OF THE COMPANY TELMEX. TEXLMEX IS A COMPANY THAT IS BUILDING FEDERAL PRISONS IN MEXICO. CARLOS SLIM IS ALSO AN OWNER OF OTHER COMPANIES THAT ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE “FAST TRAIN MEXICO-TOLUCA” THAT IS DESTROYING FORESTS AND AQUIFERS. THE SABOTAGE WAS REALIZED THE NIGHT OF JUNE 17 IN CIUDAD NEZAHUALCOYOTL, MEXICO DF.

THIS SABOTAGE IS IN SOLIDARITY WITH RIOTING PRISIONERS IN BARRIENTOS PRISON. IT IS IN SUPPORT OF COMPAS WHO ARE FUGITIVES IN MEXICO: CHIVO, TRIPA AND “COBI”. AND FOR THE COMPA GUSTAVO R. AND FOR DESTRUCTION OF THE PRISONS.

FIRE TO THE COMPANIES THAT ARE BUILDING PRISONS!

ANARCHISTS

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14/5 – Solidaridad Anticarcelaria (Mexico)

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Solidaridad Anticarcelaria

Sábado 14 de Mayo 2016
11:00 Hrs.

*Charla sobre situación de presxs en estado Griego
*Enlace telefónico con compañeros presos en Korydallos Grecia
*Charla Anticarcelaria
*Charla con familiares de Fernando Barcenas
*Presentación de publicación anticarcelaria “El Anticarcelero”
*Corto informativo sobre compañerxs represaliados en Bélgica

*Comida vegana
*Repostería vegana
*Material anarquista
*Música en vivo
*Rifa solidaria

En Biblioteca Social Reconstruir
Calle Godard #20, Colonia Guadalupe Victoria, Metro “La Raza”

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Bail set for anarchist comrade Yorch, but the farce continues (Mexico)

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

The Federal Public Ministry could not prove their claim that the comrade is drug dealer, so the judge had to change the charge of crimes against health in selling arrangement to simple possession of narcotics, crime considered not serious so a bail was set.

This morning the bail required for release of comrade Yorch was paid. Now it’s about time to leave the maximum security prison of Hermosillo. The process continuous, although now he will face it outside the prison.

Surely this shows clearly the gross farce that the State intends to create by arresting Yorch and although it seems that they failed to build it they continue in their efforts hand to hand with the mass media: today newspapers announced that the PGR will appeal this decision and maybe our comrade will not be released

We are not surprised. We know that the campaign against the anarchist movement will continue and we know that one of the goals of this campaign is to evict the Okupa Che squat.

In response we can only continue to extend the solidarity!

Anarchist Black Cross Mexico

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Update about comrade Yorsh, kidnapped and framed as a drug-dealer (Mexico)

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

From ABC Mexico:

On the night of Wednesday, February 24, Jorge Emilio Muñoz Esquivel, George or “Yorsh” was arrested outside the university campus in Mexico City. Then he was accused of drug dealing by the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR). The official version was repeated ad nauseam by all government media (starting with La Jornada and ending the UNAM’s own dean’s office). When Jorge briefly left university campus that night to accompany some friends who were leaving, he was not carrying anything: no backpack, probably no sweater or jacket, because he planned to return quickly. The so-called “load” of drugs the PGR charged him with, either never existed or was planted on him on the way to their offices after being kidnapped.

Jorge is not a university student. He is neither an academic nor administrative employee of the UNAM. He has no “account number”, receives no scholarship or paycheck every payday.

He does not belong to any professors’ association nor is he an enrolled researcher with any level of the National System of Researchers (SNI). He does not got to any classroom, cubicle or institute. He doesn’t check a timecard, nor does he have a union. He does not pay any fees to the Office of University Heritage or to the Board of Trustees for the use of a vending stand. He is not the beneficiary of any university, local or federal government program, nor is he backed by any official NGOs. (more…)

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Mexico City: Police harassment of members of Anarchist Black Cross Mexico

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

In the last few years, we have seen how the escalation of repression has intensified around the libertarian and anarchist movement through the strategies used here in Mexico City: Setting very high bond amounts, and applying the same package of charges, always aggravated, without giving much importance to the specific situation, but rather to what the State dictates.

Persecution and finger-pointing in the media as a basic element of their set-up: Noting the names of groups of people or spaces (whether they exist or not), making up relationships that really don’t exist, comparing everyone and everything from a vertical point of view, trying fit us into a schematic of leadership. Of course, this demonstrates a deep ignorance and/or contempt for anarchist ideas, which have nothing to do with this kind of hierarchical logic.
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Mexico City: Bank branches attacked in solidarity with Mario, Carlos, Fernando and Abraham (Mexico)

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

From contra-info:

A gesture of solidarity…

On the night of October 12th we used stones, slingshots and Molotov cocktails to sabotage two banking entities in Iztapalapa delegation of Mexico City.

Revolutionary solidarity is how we also show our support to the imprisoned comrades on hunger strike since the 1st [until the 17th] of October by attacking those responsible for this miserable everyday living. It is our response to the harassment of the comrades by guards, physicians and the staff of penitentiary institutions. So ours is a target easily identifiable and relatable to domination.

The insurrectionary anarchist perspective goes beyond the fetishism of fire or weapons. Our approach to anarchy is a struggle that has no interest in being a televised spectacle, nor need for “self-promotion” due to lack of promotion by the State. So ours is a simple and direct communication that corresponds to the requirement of the moment concerning the striking comrades; a simple and easily reproducible means.

The insurrectionary anarchist perspective is a method, often suitable for the generalization of individual and social conflict that subverts the normalcy. For insurrection as many other forms (and in their entirety) open up possibilities for a veritable revolution. An anarchist method for radical and profound change.

No mediation or dialogues with the State and the Capital!

For the struggle against all kinds of power, including the so-called Popular Power that is being sold to us as autonomy!

in spanish

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Update on the health situation of the 4 anarchist comrades on hunger strike (Mexico)

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

“If you asked me what prison is, I would answer without a doubt that it is a wasteland of defined social-economic plans, where they throw all those individuals that bother them within society: this is why prison mainly houses mainly poor people” Xose Tarrio

“A movement that forgets its hostages is condemned to fail” Harold Tobson

As of October 1st, comrades Mario Gonzalez, Carlos Lopez ‘El Chivo’, Fernando Barcenas and Abraham Cortez, imprisoned in different prisons in Mexico City, are carrying out a hunger strike indefinitely.

Four days in to the hunger strike, we make a call for solidarity to the struggle that the comrades are carrying out, fighting the society of incarceration in its heart. (more…)

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Mexico City: New charges against anarchists Amélie, Fallon and Carlos, imprisoned since January 5th, 2014 (Mexico)

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

On the morning of May 16th, comrades Amélie and Fallon were notified that they would be taken to the Reclusorio Sur (Mexico City’s Southern Penitentiary) to testify on new charges under federal order.

At around 8am, both were transferred to the court, where they met comrade Carlos.

After waiting almost all morning, they were finally informed that an arrest warrant was executed for the offense of damage to others’ property, in the form of “arson in a building with some person inside.” The three comrades did not make a statement, and once the hearing was over, they were brought back to the prisons where they’re being held since February 2014 (Carlos to the Reclusorio Oriente, Amélie and Fallon to Santa Martha), after having spent 40 days in federal custody through the arraignment procedure. (more…)

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