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Posts Tagged ‘Riots’

About the recent events in Milan (Italy)

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Resistance in Milan
A report of rebellion, resistance and riot in Milan.

Milano, Italy. November 2014.

Thursday 14th N:
Eviction of two families from popular neighbourhood in suburb “Mecenate”.

Activists/comrades and non-activists of the neighbourhood show solidarity immediately, started clashes with police to resist. The eviction has gone to bad, but people started to block the streets. A meeting was held in the afternoon to organize people.

17th & 18th N:

Riots are back in the town! Violent clashes erupted in 2 different popular suburbs ‪”Giambellino”‬ and “Corvetto”‬ against eviction and police militarization (and by
Carabinieri too).

On Monday, in Giambellino eviction of 2 families from flats. Many people has joined the barricades from the popular houses of the area: barricades, clashes, teargas (head height), cops and people injured, cops run to beat people too! (more…)

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Report from a comrade about the history of ISIS/Daesh (Iraq, Syria & Kurdistan)

Monday, October 13th, 2014

IS (Islamic State) is attacking Kobane city in Rojava (it means West Kurdistan in Kurdish) as everybody knows. But what I want to explain is, why there is this organization called Islamic State, and how it was founded. So maybe everything can become more clear.

We can say the history of ISIS begins with Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi, who organized the strongest resistance against the USA and coalition troops in Iraq. Actually he is from Jordan, city called Zarqa, so he took this name “Zarqawi”.

In Jordan he was in an Salafist and Jihadist organization and he was imprisoned with his comrades because of this. Why doesn’t the Jordanian state want a Salafi-Jihadist organization? (more…)

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Call For Decentralized Resistance To The G20 Summit In November (Australia)

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Anarchists in Australia issue a call out for decentralised attacks, disorder, riots and sabotage around the topic of the G20.

The G20 is meeting in Brisbane in November. This elite decision making body epitomises the undemocratic nature of state-sponsored global capitalism; delegates from the 20 wealthiest economic zones make self-serving proclamations which affect everyone, without open discussion or oversight. …

We are calling for people to form affinity groups in their home towns and
autonomously organise decentralised direct action against the G20 and the capitalist occupation of our lives.

See you on the streets!!

http://planbg20.wordpress.com/

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Groups of Two or Three

Monday, September 15th, 2014

(From Die Lunte)

The north side of Paris consists of a large area of social housing. The old industrial area has gradually been compressed into the east side; in between, on the northeast side, the mansions and villas of the rich spread out.

The police guard the industrial works, the east side and the houses of the northeast. But they rarely dare to venture into the north side. There the night is dangerous. When the police do venture into the north side, it is at great risk and those who do so are not squeamish. If a youth does not stop when ordered to do so, a cop shoots, or if the youth is on foot, he will simply be run over by a patrol car.

Something happened, centered in the city quarter of Noisy-le Grand. Hundreds of people took to the streets, and not just young people but adults as well, and not just blacks. It was reported as several confrontations between the police and the people in revolt and a few burning cars. Then it was claimed that the situation had normalized.

But in the days that followed, completely different characteristics developed: people did not appear in the open on the street corners to demonstrate, but joined in the complicity of the night. They formed into groups of two or three people, hundreds of small groups for systematic attack. A high school was completely destroyed. Three occupational schools blazed. Hundreds of parked cars functioned as chains of light. A bank was attacked and destroyed with molotov cocktails. In the city center there were hardly any shop windows that were not destroyed or plundered. Fire extinguishers were demolished. Gas and water pipes were sabotaged and garbage cans were set ablaze.

– the authors: vanished in the night

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New bail and legal fund established for those arrested in anti-police riots in Ferguson (USA)

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Via antistatesl:

New Bail and Legal Fund Established

A new bail and legal fund has been established to support the people who have been arrested during the anti-police demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo. The other account had to be closed for tax reasons, but a new account has been quickly set up. Please spread the word widely and help us get some money together to get these people out.

Also, we are looking for information on who was arrested so we can get them legal support and bail them out if necessary. If you have a friend or family member who was arrested, please email us their name at:

antistatestl [at] riseup [dot] net

All funds collected will be used to support those arrested during the demonstrations–their bail money, fines, legal funds, or other related expenses. In the unlikely event that there are additional funds, they will be used to support people resisting police repression and police violence in the future.

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Mapanyukki: Riots and attacks against police in resistance to land eviction (Indonesia)

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

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… Yesterday when I was cooking, me and subcommandante ***** heard about some eviction quite near to Pandan Raya, in Mapanyukki. We heard in the radio that two of the police were severely injured by molotov cocktails and we rushed to the place. But by the time we get there its all tear gas and the confrontation have calmed down, but you can see how the police forces were very large, including some military trucks, it was a full force eviction. But the occupants fought very hard too. The little boys fights with arrows, molotov cocktails, the women, rocks, but the tear gas easily dispersed them. I can still feel the pain in my eyes as we passed through the former battleground. This eviction grew unease to the comrades because its like signal for Pandan Raya as the next target. …

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'Riots on Swedish suburbs: We are all hooligans, we are the mob! Let’s destroy this capitalist society of misery!' (Třídní válka)

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

We receive and transmit the following document from Třídní válka/Class War of Czech Republic:

Class War, 01/2013: Riots on Swedish suburbs & Programmatical Positions

PDF: http://www.autistici.org/tridnivalka/wp-content/uploads/class_war_01-2013-en.pdf

WE ARE ALL HOOLIGANS, WE ARE THE MOB!
LET’S DESTROY THIS CAPITALIST SOCIETY OF MISERY!

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Good News: Maggie Still Dead – Not Coming Back Any Time Soon – Social War Now

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

1. Scallyway Magazine – How the Tory’s covered up the paedophile ring Saville procured for + Scallywag Magazine article on Lord McAlpine and Derek Laud

Above picture: Dead paedophile Sir Peter Morrison with Margaret Thatcher. A close aide to Thatcher, a Member of Parliament for Chester, named as an abuser by residents of children’s homes in nearby North Wales. Morrison was Parliamentary Private Secretary to Margaret Thatcher, leader of her campaign team in the Conservative leadership election of 1990 and a deputy chairman of the Conservative Party. Despite the massive internal security war being conducted against the domestic opposition and externally against the Irish Freedom Fighters, the security services allowed paedophiles this close to Thatcher and record-breaking paedophile and child procurer Jimmy Saville was her close friend: a regular visitor to her country home at Chequers and Christmas dinner guest. Thatcher would have known about the systematic abuse of hundreds of young boys and girls over decades. Rot in hell bitch.

2. TAPOL – promoting human rights, peace and democracy in Indonesia

Above picture: Margaret Thatcher with her friend and ally, the genocidal dictator General Suharto of Indonesia. US and British governments helped Suharto to power and backed his authoritarian regime. The workers and peasants unions were eradicated with the knowledge and support of Thatcher. Estimates of the death toll caused by Suharto’s repression range from half a million to three million. No-one has ever been held to account for this appalling deed.

3. Anniversary of the Pinochet coup sees heavy clashes in Santaigo and elsewhere

In Chile, Thatcher backed a 17 year military dictatorship ruled by General Pinochet which deposed the leftist president Allende and a reported 1,200–3,200 people were killed, up to 80,000 were interned, and up to 30,000 were tortured by his regime including women and children. Pinochet was close to Thatcher and she intervened on his behalf when he was held in Britain for war crimes. Massive spontaneous street demonstrations broke out throughout the country upon the learning of his death. At least 200,000 Chileans (about 2% of Chile’s 1973 population) were forced to go into exile. Additionally, hundreds of thousands left the country in the wake of the economic crises that followed the military coup during the 1970s and 1980s. Some of the key individuals who fled because of political persecution were followed in their exile by the DINA secret police, in the framework of Operation Condor, which linked South American military dictatorships together against political opponents.

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New website from riots in Spain (Iberia)

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Alboroto (“Riot”) is a counter-information collective with the aim of spreading the word on the current fight in the streets of the Iberian peninsula and islands, emphasising the fight and discourse from an anti-authoritarian point of view.

CONTACT: alboroto[at]espiv.net
WEBSITE: http://alboroto.espivblogs.net
BANNER: http://alboroto.espivblogs.net/files/2012/07/banner5.jpg

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Paddy Besiris: New prisoner from Stokes Croft riots (UK)

Monday, July 9th, 2012

From ABC Bristol:

Below are details and address for Paddy Besiris. Paddy would now appreciate support with letters being redirected by Bristol ABC:

Pleaded guilty in May 2012 to violent disorder during the Stokes Croft riots. Paddy was sentenced to 14 months, of which he will serve 7 months due to his early plea. He is a Greek socialist who was involved in various activist groups and recently moved from HMP Horfield after trying to unionise G-wing. Paddy appreciates letters, cards, newsletters and books.

Paddy Besiris c/o ABC
14 Robertson Road
Easton
Bristol
BS5 6JY
UK

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Six Imprisoned For Armed Ambush On Police During August 2011 Revolt, Birmingham (UK)

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

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Nicholas Francis, Tyrone Laidley, Renardo Farrell, Wayne Collins, Jermaine Lewis and Amirul Rehman

These 6 rebels have been locked up by the British state in revenge for the ambush laid for police by a group of roughly 40 rioters in Ashton, Birmingham, during last August’s uprising. The group of rioters, the regime prosecution alleged, had set fire to a pub to draw police to the scene who were then shot at with various firearms, forcing police, including the police helicopter, to flee.

Wigged-up bastard Judge William Davis, summing up after discharging his duties as jailer of enemies of the rich and powerful, declared – “The purpose, the common purpose, was to behave in such a way that the police would come to the scene and then to attack the police.”

Francis, Laidley, Farrell, Collins and Lewis – all young men in their early 20s – were given sentences ranging from 18 years (for Renardo Farrell) to 30 years (for Nicholas Francis), on charges of riot, arson and possession of firearms “with intent to endanger life.” 17-year old Amirul Rehman was sentenced to 12 years.

The 6 young men join thousands of others who rose up in August 2011 that are now held hostage by the British state’s prison system. Strength to those who lift their hands against the oppressors – and we wish all the fighters a quick break to the streets with dignity!!

NO JUSTICE NO PEACE – FUCK THE POLICE!

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Freedom for Andrzej Mazurek, last prisoner of the 2008 Revolt (Greece)

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

Click poster for info from Poland

From Anarchist Solidarity + RAF.espiv.net:

At the end of last year we had received news of Andrzej Mazurek’s state of affairs, a Polish man who has been kept in prison since December 2008, he is a prisoner of Greek state (see: 1). Comrades tied with Andrzej Mazurek had already described his situation, but the description was fragmentary and ambiguous. Thanks to Greek anarchists we were able to contact Andrzej himself and ask about many circumstances resulting in his arrest and imprisonment.

Andrzej comes from a small town Nowa Dęba in Podkarpacie, Poland. He left Poland in 2007 because of ilegal issues. He led his life as a working immigrant. On the 6th of December 2008 two policemen, Epaminondas Korkoneas and Wasilios Saraliotis had shot a young anarchist Alexandros Grigoropoulos on one street in Athens. This event resulted in unexpected chain reaction putting together every day experiences of thousands of young Greeks, immigrants and all other groups existing on the margin of “normal life”. The streets of majority of Greek towns were full of anger towards capitalist civilisation of death. This event is even now called the Greek Revolution 2008/2009. Andrzej was not indifferent to police murder showing antagonisms lurking under the surface of capitalist normality. He joined groups fighting against the police and taking back the life-giving space from the city desert. Let’s read what Andrzej has to say about his experiences. (more…)

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Conspiración Ácrata: Insurrectionary Anarchism in Mexico 2011 (PDF)

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Updated link: New PDF zine from the editors of Conspiracion Acrata

Download from Zine Library (75 MB)

Compañer@s,

This publication is a compilation of news from the social war in Mexico during the year 2011. It took us a bit longer than we had hoped to complete it, but we feel it is still valid as a tool to communicate the actions and communique’s of Anarchist Action groups throughout Mexico to the English-speaking world.

Over the last few years, Anarchist direct action has been expanding throughout Mexico, both in quantity and in force. 2011 was in no way an exception, with every-day conflict with the State more and more evident. We make special note of “Black September” in which the social war waged by Anarchist Action groups was at its strongest. We hope that 2012 can be even stronger, not only in Mexico, but in every corner of the Globe. Through these communiques we can learn that we don’t need to be a “professional” to carry out attacks such as these, but that anyone is capable of attacking the State and its symbols of power. (more…)

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International callout for solidarity with Montreal social unrest and the student rioters (Canada)

Monday, May 28th, 2012

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“You can cut down all of the flowers but you cannot stop the spring”
– Poster circulating around the strike

THE LAWS

On Friday, May 18, 2012, two new laws came into effect in Montreal. Their purpose is to stifle the anti-capitalist revolt that has emerged from the student strike that began in this province fifteen weeks ago, to restore order and clear the way for the implementation of austerity measures in this territory. (more…)

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PDF Leaflet: No Military on our Streets (UK)

Friday, March 30th, 2012

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NO MILITARY ON OUR STREETS

In the last couple of years, the ‘Help for Heroes’ army PR campaign has tried to make us love Britain’s military forces. We have been told they are ‘our boys’, ‘our troops’. We have been encouraged to think of them as our friends, and our comrades. They are not. An army needs an enemy to be an army. They are an occupying force fighting the enemies of the bankers, the politicians, and the new social order. The people are this enemy. And so ‘our boys’ are our enemy. War abroad, repression at home. This summer, and already, a military state will be rolled out on the streets of Britain for the security of the Olympic games, as the Tories and Security Services continue their unrelenting demolition of people’s freedom and means of survival. The Army is being trained to quell future riots and widespread social unrest which is inevitable as we struggle to live in intolerable conditions. The people have been at the receiving end of intense propaganda via the ‘Help for Heroes’ campaign for years now, in order to make us accept the occupation which is coming and the role of the Army in breaking the back of any industrial action or strike which has the possibility to create any rupture of the ‘Queen’s Peace’. (more…)

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