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Marseille, France: Banner in support of Gaël, sentenced to 6 months in prison after Nantes demo

Freedom for Gaël. Fuck the police.

On March 17th during a demonstration in Nantes against the Labour Law, several people were arrested. Gaël spent 48 hours detained before being being remanded by the court. On Monday 21st, he faced an immediate appearance in court and was sentenced to 6 months in prison.

Today [March […]

Koridallos prisons: Revolutionary Struggle member Nikos Maziotis on the escape attempt and life sentence

Text of Nikos Maziotis about the operation of escape from Koridallos prison and the sentence of life imprisonment handed down in the 2nd Revolutionary Struggle trial

The attempt to escape from Koridallos prison by helicopter on February 21st 2016 – an operation carried out by comrade Pola Roupa, member of Revolutionary Struggle – was a […]

Germany: Hambach forest activist Huba in jail

After the courtcase of LAUtonomia activist Sara on the 22nd of march at Cottbus district court, our compa Huba got arrested. Sarah was released and got arrested straight away again for something else, but we don’t have info on why and for what. Sarah was in jail for a month for not giving ID after […]

Finland: All Cakes Are Beautiful (ACAB) – Pyhäjoki protest camp cream pies’ the police brutality

Received March 18th:

On 15th of March the Pyhäjoki anti-nuclear protest camp participated the International Day Against Police Brutality with a banner drop and by serving two private Fennovoima-Rosatom security guards and a police officer with cream pies. The little goodwill demonstration encouraged the public to remember the dangers environmental and human rights activists […]

USA: Call for actions in solidarity with prison rebels in Alabama

“Things here are tense but festive. The C.O. and warden was stabbed…It has nothing to do with overcrowding, but with the practice of locking folks up for profit, control and subjugation. Fires were set, we got control of two cubicles, bust windows. The riot team came, shot gas, locked down, searched the dorms. Five have […]

Athens: Fascist Molotov attack at Vancouver Apartman squat

On Sunday, 13/03, at Vancouver Apartman squat we were attacked with a Molotov cocktail by the local fascist group A.M.E.

The group published a text on their blog, taking the responsibility and threatening that they will come back. They didn’t reach their goal because no damages were done, as the bottle failed to set the […]

[Greece] Open letter of Pola Roupa about the attempt to break Nikos Maziotis out of Koridallos prison

Below is the first part of the comrade’s long letter; originally published in Greek on Athens IMC (March 8th 2016). Under other circumstances, this text would be written by Revolutionary Struggle. However, the outcome of the attempt to break out the comrade Nikos Maziotis of Koridallos prison obliges me to speak personally.

On February 21st […]

Athens, 08.03: Action outside the embassy of Spain in solidarity with Mónica and Francisco

On Tuesday evening, March 8th 2016, we went with banners, flyers and sprays outside the Spanish Embassy in Athens (on Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, in the Makrygianni district) in a minimum display of solidarity with captive comrades Mónica Caballero and Francisco Solar, who stand trial in Madrid.

The banners read: “All laws are terrorism – Freedom […]

Athens: Prison sentences in the 2nd trial against Revolutionary Struggle

On March 3rd 2016, the Koridallos prison court sentenced all co-accused in the second trial against Revolutionary Struggle with regard to the attack with a car bomb containing 75kg of explosives against the Bank of Greece’s Supervision Directorate in central Athens on April 10th 2014; the shootout in Monastiraki on July 16th 2014 (when comrade […]

Nantes, France: Resistance demo against the states of emergency – February 20th

Resistance to the states of emergency

Published on February 25th via MIA:

No injuries, nor arrests, instead numerous facades revisited

Nearly 400 people marched in Nantes in the context of the week of resistance. The lead banner, decorated with the cartoon bird “the king and the mocking bird”, called for resistance against the states […]

Patras, Greece: Event-discussion in solidarity with La Solidaria squat

On Friday night, February 26th 2016, an info event took place in the anarchist/antiauthoritarian space ‘Atakton’ in the city of Patras, with the presence of a compañera from Uruguay. The situation of La Solidaria squat in Montevideo, currently threatened with repression, as well as the wider anarchist struggle in Uruguay were discussed, in the context […]

Athens: Action outside the embassy of Uruguay in the suburb of Kifissia

On Friday afternoon, February 26th 2016, an initiative of individuals from Themistokleous 58 squat in Exarchia and solidarian comrades – nearly twenty people in total – went outside the embassy of Uruguay in Kifissia (an expensive northern suburb of Athens) in response to the international call for a week of actions against the eviction of […]

Montevideo, Uruguay: Demonstration against the eviction of La Solidaria squat

On Wednesday evening, February 24th 2016, a large number of people gathered in the Libertad Square, in the context of the international week of action against the eviction of the autonomous social centre La Solidaria. After 7pm, comrades shouting “No eviction of La Solidaria” and carrying different banners in defense of autonomous spaces, began to […]

SLAP! Squatters of London Action Paper Issue 2

Issue two of Squatters of London Action Paper in pdf format.

Click here for Issue 1.

Turkish prisons: Osman Evcan on hunger strike again

Vegan anarchist prisoner Osman Evcan was recently exiled (aka transferred) from Kandıra prison No.1 to Silivri L-type closed prison No.6, and has suffered repression such as naked body search, cameras in cells, ban on letters and visitors, and blocking of vegan food. He has undertaken hunger strike since February 22nd 2016 to resist this oppression. […]

Athens: Molotov attack against Zaimi 11 squat in Exarchia

Zaimi 11 squat–Polymorphous Action Space of Anarchists was attacked by unknown persons with two Molotov cocktails

In the early hours of Tuesday, February 16th 2016, at around 04:40am, the squatted Polymorphous Action Space of Anarchists Zaimi 11 was attacked by unknown persons with two Molotov cocktails, one of which burst against the front door and […]

Exarchia, Athens: Update regarding the first month of operation of Themistokleous 58 Squat

(You may read the first announcement of the squat here.)

During the previous month, Themistokleous 58 Squat participated in a series of actions/demonstrations:

On January 16th 2016, we took to the streets for the first time with a distinct bloc of nearly 30 individuals at the rear of the demonstration in memory of Shahzad Luqman […]

Athens: Beatings inflicted on anarchist prisoner Panos Aspiotis for refusing to give DNA sample

Anarchist Panagiotis (Panos) Aspiotis was wanted since March 2013 on firearms possession charges (“violation of the Arms Act”). In October 2015, he appeared voluntarily before the authorities. He was remanded and sent to a prison located far from Athens (his former residence). During these months in prison, he has refused to give the […]

France: News from concerning the ZAD – January 25th to 31st 2016

In Nantes between 150 and 200 people assembled in response to the decision to evict the historical opponenets. The plate glass door of city hall suffered a mishap. Until Vinci goes away! Resistance and sabotage.

Monday January 25

The big news for today is evidently the verdict of the trial against our comrades who […]

Pyhäjoki, Finnland: Reclaim The Cape – Anti-nuclear action week April 22th to May 1st 2016

Click links for printable 4-page pamphlet and poster in pdf format

So. There’s an anti-nuclear protest site at the west coast of Finland. And it’s holding an action week between 22th of April – 1st of May, 2016, while celebrating its first anniversary of existence. What’s all this about? To put it all in […]

Germany: The conflict against RWE at hambach forest has intensified…

The conflict against RWE at hambacher forest has intensified with every day since the beginning of this new year.

Many individuals embracing a diverse variety of tactics have been hard at work bringing anarchic mischief to the mine.

Some elements of practical refusal from the occupiers of the forest include:

* The continuous barricading of […]

Greece: Maria Theofilou released on bail

On January 21st 2016, Maria Theofilou (life companion of imprisoned bank robber Giorgos Petrakakos; sister of anarchist communist prisoner Tasos Theofilou) was released from Koridallos prison under restrictive conditions: monetary bail of 5,000 euros and obligation to report to her nearest police station twice a month.

in German

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USA: Fireworks in Minneapolis for trans prisoners

Received January 23rd 2016:

In response to the call for an international day of action in solidarity with trans prisoners, some antagonist queers and accomplices paid a visit to the juvenile detention center in Minneapolis, USA. Two banners were unfurled that read:

Not Gay As In Happy, Queer As In Fuck 12

Fire To The […]

Hambach Forest, Germany: RWE security guards run over activists as resistance intensifies

Yesterday (21.01.2016) RWE security guards hit activists with a car as the latter were defending the ancient forest against logging operations (see video below). Two activists were kidnapped. One was successfully de-arrested, the other, Fledermaus, was beaten and handed over to the police, accused of assault, and will likely stay imprisoned in Aachen for the […]

Notre-Dame-des-Landes, France: February 27th – General mobilisation for the abandonment of the airport project – prepare yourselves!

The mobilisation in recent days has been tremendous: thanks to the strength of the demonstration on Nantes’ outskirts, but also due to the actions and gatherings multiplying in dozens of other French cities. It’s clear that the anti-airport movement is denser and livelier than ever. This is because it’s become emblematic of so many […]