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Posts Tagged ‘Poland’

Warsaw’s Anarchist Black Cross invites you to 4th Anti-Prison Days (Poland)

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Dear Friends,

on 27th-29th of October ABC Warsaw invites you to join 4th edition of Antiprison Days in Warsaw. The main topic of this year is “Support your local ABC”.

Here in Poland, we see the need of discussion about the big role of anti-rep structures in our struggles so we would like to invite different people and groups to share their experience with repressions and how it was possible to deal with them. There will be also space to talk about difficulties in being support group and why and how anti-rep and anti-prison campaign is part of every social/land/climate/world struggle.

Of course we will not be able to talk about everything what is important because the event will be open for everybody – but the aim is to start some process in people’s mind. There will be also space to present your activities and/or your groups. (more…)

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Solidarity with comrade Patryk Cichon (Poland, UK)

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

At the beginning of May 2016 our comrade Patryk Cichoń from Poland was arrested by British police under an European Arrest Warrant. Patryk is a well known anti-fascist militant notorious among neo-Nazi-boneheads in his city for his uncompromising stance against them in the past. The boneheads managed to convince a few of their friends to testify against Patryk and his friend for an alleged assault and robbery. As later transpired, his friend had a very good alibi and had the charges against him dropped (despite being allegedly recognised by the “victim” and his friends), so Patryk ended up being sentenced on his own. The whole trial was an absolute travesty and Patryk, as a poor, young working class person, was not able to afford a proper defence. He spent two months on remand in 2004 and was sentenced to three years in prison.

It is clear that this whole case was politically motivated and had only one purpose, which was to get rid of the core of the anti-fascist resistance in Patryk’s home town. (more…)

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Antifa demo in Poznan (Poland)

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

This is short video from antifascist protest in Poznan, clashes with fascists.

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Update in the case of the Warsaw 3 (Poland)

Friday, July 21st, 2017

In the previous months many important things happened in the Warsaw 3 case that we would like to share with our non-polish speaking supporters. Many of the materials we were only able to translate now and we apologize for this long silence! Below you will find an update about the case from February to end of May 2017. Here you can also read the updated chronology of the events.

The first trial of the three warsaw anarchists took place on may 31st.

Our comrades acknowledged the charges (which are now: property destruction), but they did not plead guilty, as they don’t consider the action they took as something you can ‘be guilty’ of. They also revoked the testimonies they gave while they were held captive in July 2016. They gave new testimonies that are narrower than the previous ones. Two of them gave also a detailed description of tortures they had to endure after the arrest.

The three had chosen a common strategy for the trial in which they openly speak about political motivations for their actions and take responsibility for it. They wrote political statements about their motives, police and state violence but judge didn’t allow them to read it (every time they tried to talk about the political context of their action, the judge stopped them saying: “That’s for the final speech. Today we’re talking only about the facts”). (more…)

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Warsaw 3 – A Call for Solidarity Actions on May 31st 2017

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Dear Friends,

We have been waiting for over a year for the trial of the Warsaw 3. Today, we send this call out for solidarity actions on the first court sitting – the 31st of May 2017.

There is also a demonstration ‘WE ARE ALL TERRORISTS’ planned for that day in front of the court in Warsaw (adress: Marszałkowska 82).

The Polish government follows the international trend to see terrorist threat everywhere. There is no better reason to fuel war economy, enhance policing tools and prepare the ground for autocracy than the figure of the enemy. Either external threat – migrants (including kids ready to commit acts of terror), or the inside threat in the form of the domestic terrorism category is at this point commonly used in the whole EU to scare the population into obedience. (more…)

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Poznan: “Nationalism Shall Not Pass!” (Poland)

Friday, April 21st, 2017

On Saturday, April 8, a demonstration “Nationalism shall not pass” was organized by an anarchist collective Rozbrat[1], in Poznan. The protest was organized as an opposition to the growing wave of hatred, xenophobia, racism and homophobia. The goal was to show this wave as a result of the exploitation of the capitalism. The demonstration was supported by various groups and organizations, such as foreigners living in Poznan, feminist and LGBTQIA + organizations, the academic community and people of culture. There was approximately 800 people participating. The demonstration started in the city center, next to the one of the shopping centers where the racist attack on a Polish citizen of Syrian origin had taken place a few months ago. After reading off the statements “Nationalism shall not pass” and “Students and academics of Adam Mickiewicz University against nationalism and racism”, the demonstration was attacked by a few nationalists. (more…)

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About the case of Ameer (Poland)

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Ameer deported today, miserable Polish Internal Security Agency in action

Do you remember Ameer ?

We were writing about him and his situation several times, following his situation from the very beginning. Here you can find more information.

Yesterday (05-04-2017) provincial court in Przemyśl released Ameer from arrest. The court said that Ameer is staying in Poland legally, there were no reasons to arrest him. Secret documents from Internal Security Agency (an opinion on a piece of paper) didn’t prove that he was – or is – guilty of any crime. (more…)

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Broszura: Czas, by anarchiści chwycili za broń (PDF)

Sunday, March 19th, 2017



Translated version of “It’s Time for Anarchists to Pick Up A Gun” by Dr. Bones.

Long live Black Praxis

https://czarnateoria.noblogs.org/

PDF: https://czarnateoria.noblogs.org/files/2017/03/czas-by-anarchi%C5%9Bci-chwycili-za-bro%C5%84.pdf

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Anarchist May Day Weekend 2017 – Invitation (Poland)

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017



29-30.04 KONGRESONO
3rd Anarchist Congress

1.05 DEMONSTRATION
Working People’s Day

Discussions | Meetings | Lectures | Books | Art | Gigs + more

Join us in Wrocław [PL] for the 3rd Anarchist Congress and May Day celebrations!

Kongresono is a grassroots initiative – together we try to create space for meetings and discussions, encourage dialogue within the anarchist movement and strengthen contacts between its members. We strive for integration of anarchist circles and – through the exchange of experiences and mutual education – wish to introduce and promote anarchist thought and social practice in all their various shapes and forms, reaching a wide-ranging audience.
During the two-day conference we will have a chance to examine a broad spectrum of current issues and reflect on the perspective of our future activities, their goals and possibilities for action.

On 1st May we are taking to the streets to put the theory into practice through action! By returning to the original meaning and ideals that this date represents, we refer to the long tradition of workers’ movements. Although it has been over 100 years since the beginning of the struggle for such fundamental rights as 8-hour workday, they are still being breached. On that day we shall manifest workers’ pride and call for self-organisation and solidarity.

Details about the programme and venue coming soon!

For more information and updates visit us at kongresono.bzzz.net.
E-mail: kongresono2017@riseup.net

* The conference will be held in Polish. For non-Polish speakers we can provide whispered interpreting (Polish → English).

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Broszura: Alfredo Bonanno – “Od zamieszek do insurekcji” (PDF)

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Czarna Teoria, comrades of black anarchy in Poland have translated the important and visionary title From Riot to Insurrection by Alfredo M. Bonanno into Polish.

Check it out here:
https://czarnateoria.noblogs.org/broszura-alfredo-bonanno-od-zamieszek-od-insurekcji-pdf/

https://czarnateoria.noblogs.org/files/2017/01/Bonanno-Od-zamieszek-do-Insurekcji.pdf

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PDF: Podstawy antyfaszyzmu, broszura (Poland)

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

“Basics of antifascism”

https://czarnateoria.noblogs.org/2017/01/01/podstawy-antyfaszyzmu-broszura/
https://czarnateoria.noblogs.org/files/2017/01/podstawyantyfaszyzmu.pdf


Long live Black Praxis

https://czarnateoria.noblogs.org/

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Warsaw: Third Anti-Prison Days 27-30 October 2016 (Poland)

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Warsaw Third Anti-Prison Days 27-28-30

Program:

Warm up:

Thursday 27.10
ROD (Bartycka 26) reclaimthefieldspl.noblogs.org
20:00 benefit concert for the warsaw 3 wawa3.noblogs.org
Love Cans (psych garage blues) from Switzerland.

Friday 28.10

Cafe Kryzys / Syrena / Wilcza 30

from 12:00 at Cafe Kryzys:

vegan food
Distro
Writing to prisoners
tattoos (more info soon)

“Jestem z Zewnątrz” (I’m from the outside) / Beata Sosnowska / works of
female prisoners from Grochów Prison in Warsaw, PL (more…)

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Urgent appeal for financial solidarity – Warsaw 3 (Poland)

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Update: The 3 comrades have all been released on bail.

The Warsaw 3 have been arrested in May and kept since then in a high security jail with very limited contact to the outside and are facing severe sentences under the new anti-terrorist and anti-anarchist laws. They are still awaiting trial.

Today during a court hearing concerning the filed complaint for the prolonged arrest of the 3 anarchists, a decision was made to release them on bail. A fee of 20 thousand PLN (4600 euro) of bail was set for each of them. If the money is transferred in a weeks time (7 days from today [14/9], until 21st of September), the arrested will be released and kept under police surveillance instead. (more…)

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Kraków: Banner in solidarity with the Warsaw Anarchist 3 (Poland)

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Banner text: LET THE PRISONS AND POLICE STATIONS BURN
FREEDOM FOR THE ANARCHIST 3 FROM WARSAW!

In the second half of August 2016 we hung a banner in solidarity with Tadek, Oskar and Michał – the Warsaw 3 anarchists arrested on suspicion of trying to set fire to a police car. This was a minimum gesture as part of the International Week of Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners.

The democratic regime holds them in isolation within the prison, treating them as dangerous criminals, trying to break their souls and destroy their will to resist. (more…)

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Warsaw 3: Imprisoned anarchist comrades continue to be held on remand (Poland)

Friday, August 19th, 2016

On the 18th of August, the court decided to continue to hold the three imprisoned anarchists for the next 3 months in custody. All of them are still in solitary confinement cells (‘N-type’ in Polish) and treated as “the most dangerous” prisoners. The trial dates are still unknown.

wawa3.noblogs.org

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