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Call to isolate 'civil anarchist' group 'OARS – Anarchist Organization for Social Revolution' (Bolivia)

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Note: For background information on this situation see these articles:

1. Anarchist Cell for Revolutionary Solidarity FAI/FRI on the recent repression
2. La Paz: Communiqué by Henry Zegarrundo, who is being held in pretrial detention in San Pedro prison
3. The May 29 Case in La Paz

This is a call-out to anarchists across the world, asking comrades to break all friendly relations with OARS, the Anarchist Organization for Social Revolution (La Paz, Bolivia).

The reasoning is simple: they are snitches, and they openly justify snitching as a part of their “social revolution.” After being arrested on May 29, 2012, four members of OARS snitched on other anarchists. Nine months later, two of the anarchists they snitched on are still being held in prison and one more is under house arrest (this third prisoner was rewarded with house arrest after also snitching). They are faced with the serious accusations of Terrorism and Attempted Murder. No evidence implicates any of the three, except for the testimony of OARS members (and later the testimony of the third detainee who snitched one month after OARS members claimed she was a terrorist). (more…)

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