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Posts Tagged ‘Spain’

Madrid: BBVA branch attacked with explosives (Spain)

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

via contrainfo:

In the early morning of April 10th, we placed an explosive device in the BBVA on Paseo de Husares in Madrid. Our objective is to do the most harm possible to these temples of money, in order to destroy everything that divides and represses us.

Our hate is stronger than theirs. Struggle is necessary for the fall of the capitalist system, struggle is necessary so that our political prisoners are freed and are liberated from the torturers.

Direct action is the path! Not a step back against the State!

Madrid Autonomous Group. FAI/FRI

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Solidarity with Joaquin, CNT Madrid comrade kidnapped by the police: The years of gangsterism come again (Spain)

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Courage comrade. This fact is a sign that our movement bothers Power. It is not the first time that such kind of incidents happen. Hope Joaquin is out soon and in good conditions.

The police kidnaps our comrade Joaquin at Union local door
This afternoon several Secret Polices with nothing better to do have been harassing for no reason several colleagues asking for documentation, as they refused to be identified. For a long time the pigs have shown the swagger that comes from carrying a weapon (it is his only strength), wanting to detain the comrade without evidence, they are working for the armed force of the state. The harassment continued to the door of the Union, in 5 Tirso de Molina, Madrid. The secret agents had requested reinforcements, presenting a lot of individuals armed with batons and guns, uniformed. (more…)

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Gabriel Pombo da Silva transferred back to Villena Prison (Spain)

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

from materialanarquista, transl waronsociety:

Remember that he was already in Villena and was transferred to Valdemoro to bring him to the National Hearing to give testimony in relation to the events in Italy (Operation Ardire). After Gabriel’s refusal to give any statement, he was again transferred to Villena, again to keep him distant from his environment of family and friends.

His address is:

Gabriel Pombo da Silva

Centro Penitenciario Alicante II,
Ctra. N-330, km. 66,
03400 Villena (Alicante)
Spain

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Dark Nights #32 : Words from José Miguel Sánchez to all the comrades and underground action groups of the world – Apr 2013 (ACN)

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

PDF Freesheet to be printed off and distributed. Assembled from international news and reports. Returns after a month break in the regular release schedule… change is coming…

Dark Nights #32

1. Words from José Miguel Sánchez to all the comrades and underground action groups of the world.
2. Editorial – Who are we?
3. Letter from Alfredo Cospito and Nicola Gai.
4. Marco Camenisch writes about the decision of the court of review on Stefano and Elisa’s case.
5. Report from imprisoned anarchist comrade Giuseppe Lo Turco.
6. Anarchist comrade Giulia released from prison and put under house arrest.
7. Turin: Arrests and other restrictive measures: three comrades are jailed.
8. Update about Gabriel Pombo Da Silva.
9. Mail addresses for the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire.
10. Italy: FAI/FRI claim parcel bombs against La Stampa and Europol.

ORGANISE / RESIST / REPLICATE

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Dark Nights #31 : 'Letter from the 4 arrested anarchists – Kozani case' + 'Soli-days for Felicity Ann Ryder' – Feb 2013 (ACN)

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Black February freesheet to download and distribute. Dark Nights is the relentless printed contribution to the internationalist struggle from the Anti-Copyright Network – produced from the updates and reports of the informal and ever-changing International Network of Counter-Information and Translation.

PDF: Download Dark Nights 31

1. Greece: Letter from the 4 arrested anarchists concerning their double robbery in Velvento, Kozani.
2. Call for two weeks of solidarity actions with fugitive anarchist Felicity Ann Ryder.
3. Concerning the 4 arrests in Kozani, Greece by CCF imprisoned members.
4. Brief message of solidarity with the arrested comrades from 325.
5. Brief message of solidarity with the arrested ones from Asimetris & ex-Negasi.
6. Switzerland: An update from imprisoned anarchist Marco Camenisch concerning his failed release.
7. Spain: Gabriel Pombo Da Silva is moved to Alicante.
8. Italy: Anarchist comrades Alfredo and Sergio on hunger strike.
9. Italy: Conspiracy charges are dropped at the appeal trial – Operation ‘Brushwood’.
10. Direct Action Chronology.

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Madrid: Responsibility claim for the placement of an explosive device at Almudena Cathedral (Spain)

Monday, February 11th, 2013

From Contra-Info:

The house of god fucked up in Madrid
(Thursday, February 7th, 13.00pm)

We have demonstrated that your sanctified dens are vulnerable. The foundations of your Power have trembled by the kilos of our sacrilegious gunpowder, seeking a breach of your civic peace that has been based upon killings and persons locked up for years in the slammer. This is revenge. We have overcome the barrier of fear.

The target of the explosive attack is clear; to strike the Bourbon monarchy in their sacred sites. All their majestuosity is the fruit of oppression, and we, the oppressed, will end with it through insurrectional revolutionary violence. We won’t fall into the trap of waiting to be given the historical conditions. We believe that the conditions are propitious for attack as long as State, Capital and especially a rotten fascist royal family exist. We are determined. We do not wait. We act.

We do not hold the mistaken idea that we will achieve the destruction of all that oppresses us solely through actions such as this one. We are not fooling ourselves. We are not granting ourselves self-complacency. This is propaganda by the deed, which has existed for more than a century among the seditious and conspirators against Power. It is an appeal to war without limits using all our imagination and energy to end with this rotten world.

Fire to the slammer!
Long live Anarchy!

Insurrectionalist Commando Mateo Morral

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Gabriel Pombo Da Silva, Incommunicado in Spain

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Anarchist prisoner Gabriel Pombo da Silva, arrested as one of the Aachen 4, has recently been transferred to Spain, where he is currently being held incommunicado – without visits or telephone access.

Please send faxes protesting his treatment to Soto del Real prison:
00 34 91 844 78 03
00 34 91 844 77 12

Send cards and letters of solidarity to Gabriel at:

Gabriel Pombo da Silva
Centro Penitenciario Madrid V
Soto del Real
C.P. 28770
A.C. 200 MADRID
SPAIN

Leeds Anarchist Black Cross

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Urgent solidarity with Noelia Cotelo, at risk of coma (Spain)

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

*URGENT SOLIDARITY WITH NOELIA COTELO***

*RISK OF HYPOGLYCEMIC COMA***

*FROM 08/01/2013 in HUNGER STRIKE***

SEND FAXES TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF PRISONS AND THE OMBUDS PERSON

*February 6-7-8***

*Fax S.G.I.P.: (+ 34) 913354052***

*Fax Ombuds Person: (+ 34) 913081158*

* * (more…)

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Urgent solidarity with Noelia Cotelo (Spain)

Monday, January 28th, 2013

IN HUNGER STRIKE FROM 08/01/2013. BRIEVA JAIL (AVILA-SPAIN)

Her aim: to go out of Brieva’s jail and to return to her land, near her family (Galicia).

COLLECTION OF SOLIDARITY SIGNATURES ONLINE

Noelia is 25 years old, she entered the jail with a sentence of one year and a half. Today, January 2013, she is marking her fifth year in prison, and many more could come. During these 5 years she has born all kinds of pressures and ill-treatments, the institutions have made life almost impossible for her and her family.
January 8, she decided to begin an Indefinite Hunger strike with the support of her friends, relatives and imprisoned companions in struggle.

The life of Noelia is in serious danger, the authorities of the jail of Brieva refuse to provide her with medical attention. We would like to ask you to read and inform yourselves about her case, and to provide us with your signature, so we can fight for Noelia and similar cases of imprisoned persons who suffer similar realities. We have to finish with the impunity, the law of the silence, the ill-treatment and the tortures. (more…)

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Gabriel Pombo da Silva in Madrid prison transfer (Spain)

Friday, January 25th, 2013

According to a message we received from RadioAzione, Gabriel Pombo da Silva, anarchist fighter imprisoned by German authorities after a shootout with border cops, has been extradited to Madrid. Gabriel had escaped from the prisons of Spain and fled, now it is thought he’ll be forced to ‘finish’ his prison time before being released.

Destroy the prisons and detention centres

Freedom for Gabriel

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Solidarity with Alfon, jailed after the pan-European general strike of 14-N (Spain)

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Solidarity with Alfon, only one arrested remaining in jail after the paneuropean strike on 14-N: new Spanish political prisoner.

Spain – kingdom of satraps, thieves and butchers. The number of political prisoners rises in Europe. After the first pan-European strike on 14-N there is still one person in jail. It is not a coincidence, as Alfonso Fernandez, Alfon, like his mother, are well know as activists. His detention was not fortuitous, 100m from his home door, accompanied by his girlfriend. Hours of police interrogatories every two hours, tortures and death threats made by hooded terrorists. And as always police manipulation and political interest. The government can’t break his decision to fight, neither of his family. (more…)

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CNT update of 14 November General Strike (Spain, Southern Europe)

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

From Tarcoteca:

CNT update pickets around the Spanish state. The general trend: fairly quiet day in many cities and fulfilling the goal of stopping the activity in the industrial areas and major markets. Widespread impact of the pickets also in the city centers. Massive demonstrations followed in the afternoon. Anti-repressive alert in Logroño and Granada!

Translation from: CNT, Cobertura informativa: General Strike 14N
http://tarcoteca.blogspot.com.es/2012/11/cnt-informative-coverage-general-strike.html

Portugal, Lisbon – Clashes outside parliament

Italy – Revolt Everywhere, Freedom for All!

Spain, Pontevedra : Sabotage of ATMs

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"Tattoo" by Landeg White

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

This poem is released for the date of the combative November 14 2012 general strike called for the entire southern european area. This is a general strike that has heard a specific call to go beyond simply one day of refusal, towards an entire rejection of the manufactured crisis of capitalism. For insurrection and the destruction of the existent.

(to the sound of Greek bagpipes)

Today, the Greek Government
executed by firing squad
1000 pensioners, along
with 2000 workers, as part
of a package of financial
reforms, to reassure
the markets and permit
the Troika to release one
more tranch of the bail-out.

How one feels for the victims
In all this, the bankers
criminalised, shorn
of bonuses, the markets
bearish, nervous as
kittens, the green back,
the pound, the tsunami
floating yen, scurrying
between time-sealed

vaults and safe-havens,
exposed to the sniping
of credit default swaps
as Molotov cocktails
rain down relentlessly
from Fitch’s, Moody’s,
and S.& P.’s. Will
the friendly Troika
contrive fresh reforms?

Will our young friend,
the euro, be vaporised?
Growth is a must, come
what may, be it 3000
health workers hung,
drawn and quartered,
4000 firemen burned
at the stake, even
the odd politician garrotted.

Landeg White

Landeg White is a scholar, translator, novelist and poet, who has taught at universities in Trinidad, Malawi, Sierra Leone, the University of the West Indies, Trinidad, the University of Malawi and was the Director of the Centre for South African Studies at York University. Among his various books are studies of V.S. Naipaul, of Mozambican and Malawian history, and of southern African praise poetry, together with five collections of poems. His translation of Camoes’ ‘The Lusiads’ won the Texeira Gomes prize for 1998. His most recent book is “Studying to be Singular: John Gabriel Stedman, 1744-1797”.

http://www.landegwhite.com

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Gabriel Pombo Da Silva – “Don Pedro” an authentic stoic (Spain)

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

From liberaciontotal, transl waronsociety:

Don Pedro was (and may still be) a “true Stoic,” a “Unique” and “Egoist” being who ended up in prison for killing or stabbing someone (I have never been able to find out the entirety of that chapter of his life)…

I met him in the “Special Department” (FIES module) of “El Acebuche,” in Almería. Physically, he was a person who perfectly matched that stereotype we all have of Don Quijote: relatively tall, thin, in his fifties, with a pointy grey goatee and short hair… (more…)

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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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