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Cleveland 4 Continue Fight for Justice in Entrapment Case After Guilty Pleas (USA)

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

This Wednesday, three of the four young men known as the “Cleveland 4,” Brandon Baxter, Doug Wright and Connor Stevens, entered into a non-cooperating plea agreement for all counts of the charges brought against them, but not to the government’s terrorism enhancement. The Cleveland 4 Support Committee continues to support Brandon, Doug, Connor and Josh during this time.

The sentencing for these three will not occur until after a hearing scheduled for November 5th and 6th. at which point Brandon, Doug and Connor will still have the opportunity to present evidence in court regarding unlawful entrapment actions by the FBI. Their sentence could range from five years to three lifetimes, with the defense and prosecution differing over the how federal sentencing guidelines would apply. (more…)

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Antisec / Anonymous Find Over 12 Million Apple User IDs On Hacked FBI Notebook (USA)

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

325 receives and transmits:

Statement from Antisec / Anonymous :

http://pastebin.com/nfVT7b0Z

Further info :

http://par-anoia.net/releases.html

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Posted in Direct Action

Anonymous begin operation against ex-CIA "TrapWire" (USA)

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

From anarchistnews:

Greetings Citizens of the United States of America –

This weekend, it was disclosed by Wikileaks the details about a system known as “TrapWire” that uses facial recognition and other techniques including high-end artificial intelligence to track and monitor individuals using countless different closed-circuit cameras operated by cities and other institutions, including private businesses. This program also monitors all social media on the internet. (more…)

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Dark Nights #25 : ‘The Bosses Grand Idea – The Olympic Spectacle of Money and Power' – July 2012 (ACN)

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Dark Nights is an international anarchist & anti-prison publication of resistance reports and repression news ready to print out and distribute on the fly.

Click to Download: Dark Nights #25

1. The Bosses Grand Idea – The Olympic Spectacle of Money and Power
2. 1–10 August 2012: Contra Info call for propaganda actions against repression
3. Graffiti Raids Across London as Police Sanitise City Ready For Olympics
4. International Call for Solidarity with those raided by the FBI in the Northwest of America
5. Solidarity with Kelly Pflug-Back, G20 Black Bloc militant jailed in Canada
6. DIRECT ACTION CHRONOLOGY

Anti-Copyright Network 2012

International Network of Counter-Information & Translation

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International Call for Solidarity Actions for those facing the repression of the grand jury in the Northwest (USA)

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Updated: Breaking news: FBI Grand Jury raids in the Pacific North West

On Wednesday July 25th, the FBI conducted a series of coordinated raids in Portland, Olympia, and Seattle. They subpoenaed several people to a special federal grand jury, and seized computers, black clothing and anarchist literature. This comes after similar raids in Seattle in July and earlier raids of squats in Portland.

Info here:

New: NYC: Solidarity Action for Northwest Anarchist Fighters

New: Our Passion for Freedom is Stronger than the State’s Prisons

New: Oakland Attack on OPD Vehicles in Solidarity with Grand Jury Resisters

New: Southern Illinois Courthouse Attacked In Solidarity

New: SAN FRANCISCO: Attack on SFPD Vehicles in Solidarity with Grand Jury Resisters

New: SEA – Municipal Court Attacked in Solidarity with Grand Jury Witnesses

Interview and Documents from FBI Raid Show Feds are Targeting Anarchists

Solidarity Statement from the Bay Area

Solidarity Statement against the raids and grand jury

International Call for Solidarity Actions for those facing the repression of the grand jury in the Northwest!

Regional Call-Out for Solidarity Demo Aug. 2 at the Federal Courthouse! Solidarity with Subpoenaed Comrades! Resist Grand Juries!

Police Van Vandalized in Solidarity with Victims of Northwest FBI Oppression

Green Is the New Red

URGENT: FBI raids and grand jury subpoenas against anarchists in Northwest United States

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Update: About the Cleveland 5 (USA)

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

From contra-info:

July 25th, 2012: According to the bourgeois Press in the US, Anthony Hayne, one of the Cleveland five, will testify against his co-defendants. Here is the (unconfirmed) news about this snitching.

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Seattle: Bank Smashed in Solidarity with Doug Wright & Gabriel Pomba Da Silva (USA)

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

From anarchistnews:

18 July 2012

A Wells Fargo in Seattle had some of its windows broken last night as a small gesture of solidarity with Gabriel Pomba da Silva who is currently imprisoned in Germany and is facing renewed repression under Operation Ardire and with Doug Wright, one of the Cleveland 5, who recently began a hunger strike in Trumbull County Jail in Ohio. Lets not forget our comrades behind bars.

Note: Doug Wright is now out of isolation and is off hungerstrike.

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Cleveland 5 : Doug Wright Begins Hunger Strike (USA)

Monday, July 16th, 2012

From cleveland5justice:

On July 11th the support group received a message from Doug stating that he began a hunger strike on Saturday (7.7.12). The transcribed message is below.

SHARE THIS LETTER WITH ALL!!
The Fascist Pigs here at Trumbull County Jail have thrown me in solitary confinement for some completely bullshit “charges”, including “having 2 or more books”. I never heard that rule, and I’ve asked for an inmate handbook on several occasions. Also, “hoarding Personal Hygiene”. I didn’t know you could have too much soap, too much being more than one bar. WTF??! I have sent a letter telling my lawyer of this and I want people to call him a lot till this injustice is righted! I’ve also let him know that I’m going to refuse my food until this is made right! When I refuse food they will take away phone calls and ability to write letters, someone thats been in here a while told me this before. So, this might be my letter for a while, until this is fixed.

-HUNGER STRIKING FOR JUSTICE-
Freedom or Death.
Down with the Fascist Pigs.

Doug Wright

Cleveland 5 : Previous info + background

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Technological Slavery: The Collected Writings of Theodore J. Kaczynski, a.k.a. "The Unabomber"

Monday, July 16th, 2012

The ideas and views expressed by Kaczynski before and after his capture raise crucial issues concerning the evolution and future of our society. For the first time, the reader will have access to an uncensored personal account of his anti-technology philosophy, which goes far beyond Unabomber pop culture mythology. The book includes a corrected edition of the “Unabomber Manifesto,” and Kaczynski’s critique of Anarcho-primitivism, and essays regarding “The Coming Revolution.”

“This book was first published by Editions Xenia under the title The Road to Revolution. Unfortunately, the Xenia edition was riddled with errors, most of which were not my fault. In this second edition, if the publisher has done his work properly, the errors have been corrected and the book has been improved in other ways.
I want to make clear that I have no control over the cover design of this book and no control over the way it is advertised and promoted. I expect it to be advertised and promoted in ways that I will find offensive. Moreover, I do not like the new title of the book.
Nevertheless, I have cooperated in the creation of this new edition and consented to the change of title because I think it is important to make the book available in its present corrected and improved form.”

Ted Kaczynski
December 8, 2009

PDF: Technological Slavery: The Collected Writings of Theodore J. Kaczynski, a.k.a. “The Unabomber”

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New York: Solidarity Demo for Jeremy Hammond at His Next Court Date (USA)

Thursday, June 28th, 2012



From anews:

On the 23rd July 2012, the Jeremy Hammond Support Network will sponsor a rally in NYC to show support for the accused hacktivist. Friends, family, and supporters of Jeremy Hammond will gather at Foley Square for a brief march to the Metropolitan Correctional Center where we will pack the courtroom in solidarity with Jeremy. (more…)

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Solidarity to the comrades struck by the operation “Ardire” (USA)

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

From Anarchist Library:

ENGLISH / CASTELLANO

Here at the library we don’t usually publish such statements and communiques, mainly because there are plenty of other places where solidarity can be expressed. Anyway, this time we want to express our unconditional solidarity to the comrades struck by the repression in Italy and elsewhere, following the shooting of Adinolfi.

We are disgusted by the behaviour of the various organizations which chose to distance themselves from the “violent ones”, starting a media campaign to “wash” their precious acronym and their precious ideology.

Needless to say, we are disgusted by the state, which opened the hunt to the (“evil”) anarchist.

Anarchist Library

“Solidaridad con lxs compañerxs golpeadxs por la Operacion “Osadía”

Aqui en la biblioteca usualmente no publicamos declaraciones o comunicados, principalmente porque hay muchos otros lugares donde la solidaridad puede ser expresada. De cualquier forma, esta vez queremos expresar nuestra incondicional solidaridad con los compañerxs golpeadxs por la represion en Italia y en cualquier lugar, posterior al ataque a Adinolfi.

Estamos asqueadxs por la conducta de varias organizaciones las cuales escogieron alejarse de “lxs violentxs”, iniciando una campaña mediatica para “limpiar” sus queridas siglas y su querida ideología.

Está de más decir que estamos asqueadxs del estado, el cual abrio la cazeria de lxs (“malvadxs”) anarquistas.”

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Update on the Cleveland 5 + Letter from imprisoned anarchist Connor C. Stevens (USA)

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Note: The Cleveland 5 are imprisoned anarchists who were set up by the FBI in one of their trademark incitement/entrapment operations. The five anarchists were arrested on April 30th, 2012 by the FBI for allegedly conspiring and attempting to detonate C-4 on the State Route 82 bridge, located between Brecksville and Sagamore Hills township in Ohio. The five had been working with an FBI informant, who allegedly gave them access to the explosives and had been providing them with a variety of other services. They have been dubbed the “Cleveland 5” and are set to start trial on September 17th, 2012. Read this letter by one of their friends.

After almost two months of imprisonment, repression and an intense campaign of media demonization, the Cleveland 5 remain strong and solid in their refusal to cooperate with the FBI.

They also remain in desperate need of our support. They are getting very little contact from the outside world and four of the five defendants are being represented by public defenders. Although right now these four say they are happy with their lawyers, they also have no access to the funds necessary to offer them the legal options they so desperately need right now. We all know that “justice” basically means how much money you have. (more…)

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New York: About the 1st May and Occupy Wall Street (USA)

Saturday, June 16th, 2012

From UMF #4: The Real is on the Rise (May 2012):

When we took over the Vietnam Memorial on May 1, we were surrounded.

We were surrounded on all sides by the infrastructure of this world, all that sustains it beyond its expiration like a giant life support system: the buildings that house corporations, the surveillance cameras, the police, the hostile architecture of the park itself, and the highway behind us that carries the cargo –human and otherwise— from point A to point B. The police, to take but one example, were armed on that night not only with the weapons and brutality everyone gets all indignant about, but as importantly they were armed with an incredible amount of foresight, intelligence, preparation, and resources. (more…)

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Dark Nights #19 – Against the Corporations of Death – May 2012 (ACN)

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Dark Nights is an anarchist & anti-prison PDF freesheet to download and print out on the fly.

12 pages A4 – PDF Download free.

Updated version 5.19.12


Contents:

1. CEO Roberto Adolfini shot in Genoa by FAI / Nucleo Olga
2. Statement from the imprisoned members of the CCF: Bullets of words for the bullets of FAI/FRI
3. “Breaking down the myths of prison” – Solidarity to Olga Economidou by CCF & Theofilos Mavropoulos
4. Eat & Billy, members of the Long Live Luciano Tortuga Cell – FAI/IRF jailed for less than 2 years
5. Declaration of Nikos Maziotis, member of Revolutionary Struggle
6. New Red Brigades suspects call for “revolution” during court hearing
7. Barcelona: May 1-4 actions by Anarchist Nihilists (Catalonia)
8. June 11: International Day of Solidarity with Long-Term Anarchist Prisoners
9. About anarchist comrade Rami Syrianos being in isolation (Greece)
10. Action Chronology
11. Solidarity actions requested for anarchist hostage David Lamarte (Uruguay)

http://325.nostate.net/library/dark-nights-19.pdf

Anti-Copyright Network 2012

International Network of Counter-Information & Translation

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May 14: Solidarity action for Jeremy Hammond, imprisoned hacker-combatant fighter (USA)

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

From: NYC ANARCHISTS
Subject: PRESS RELEASE: SOLIDARITY ACTION FOR PRISONER JEREMY HAMMOND, MAY 14, 2012

We call on all NYC-metro anarchists to come out and show support for Jeremy Hammond who’s being arraigned on Monday, May 14th, 12PM at the U.S. Federal Courthouse, 500 Pearl St., New York, NY 10038, in courtroom 12A.

Jeremy Hammond is a 27-year-old activist currently being held in pre-trial detention at a federal prison in New York. Jeremy and his four co-defendants who are currently awaiting extradition from the UK, are accused of hacking Stratfor, HBGary, and the Arizona Department of Public Safety known for its racist immigration policies. (more…)

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