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Greece: Housing squats in Thessaloniki evicted

‘Solidarity with Squats – Squat the World’ (slogan spray-painted on Cephalonia Island, Greece, 28.07.2016)

On July 27th 2016, at the crack of dawn, Greek police forces raided and simultaneously evicted three housing squats in the city of Thessaloniki: Orfanotrofio housing squat for migrants (property owned by the Church), Hurriya community on Karolou Diehl Street […]

[Athens] CCF escape case trial: Statement of Athena Tsakalou to the court

Below is the statement of Athena Tsakalou (the mother of CCF anarchist prisoners Christos Tsakalos and Gerasimos Tsakalos) which was read out in Koridallos prison court by her defense lawyer in late June 2016, while the CCF escape case trial was still underway.

I haven’t chosen silence, even though it expresses me on […]

Athens: Court-martial against comrade Dimitris Chatzivasileiadis indefinitely postponed

“That we tear down armies and borders of the bosses – Total objection to every authority – Assembly of solidarity with the total objector to military service Dimitris Chatzivasileiadis”

A political account of the court-martial against total objector to military service Dimitris Chatzivasileiadis (June 2nd 2016)

[Original statement in Greek here — […]

USA: Call for Day of Solidarity with Sacramento, Sunday July 10th

[Received July 5th / Call originally put out on PSA]

What was supposed to happen Sunday June 26th 2016 was a mega-march of white supremacists groups against what they deemed to be the anitifa threat to their “faith, family and folk”. The Traditionalist Workers Party, Golden State Skins and KKK were set to rally on […]

International Call Out for Solidarity with Rigaer 94

Dispatches from occupied Rigaer94 (Berlin)

It has now been over a week since our doors were first cut off, cops and security intruded into our housing project, installing themselves in our stairways and other previously collective spaces. From then, the speedy and aggressive eviction and destruction of the ground level of our home began. […]

[Greece] ABC Solidarity Cell: Strength to the anarchist hunger striker Martin Ignačák

Update by AntiFénix: Martin has suspended his hunger strike.

Action at the embassy of the Czech Republic in Athens; the banner reads: “Solidarity with the anarchist hunger striker Martin Ignačák – ABC Solidarity Cell”

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Athens spray-painted: “Freedom to Martin Ignačák – Anarchist Black Cross”

Czech embassy’s […]

Berlin: Rigaer94 under siege; Kadterschmiede evicted; hot days ahead…

Comrades are currently mobilising in the streets to make the eviction as expensive as possible for the cops and the Berlin Senate. Below is today’s announcement by Rigaer94.This morning, June 22nd 2016, at around 7.30am, approximately 300 cops, private security and construction workers came to our house in Rigaerstrasse 94. First, the construction workers cut […]

Athens: Kleous 96 squat in Exarchia raided by cops; 3 arrested; house re-squatted

“Hands Off Kleous 96 Squat – Immediate Release of the 3 Arrestees”; banner on Alexandras Avenue during gathering outside GADA (Athens police headquarters) in solidarity with the 3 arrested squatters

A privately-owned building located on 96, Themistokleous Street in the neighbourhood of Exarchia was squatted just a few days ago.

On June 14th 2016, […]

Athens: Statement of total objector to military service Dimitris Chatzivasileiadis ahead of June 2nd court-martial

Banner of Themistokleous 58 squat in solidarity with the comrade: “Fire to the Fatherland, Fire to the Army – Solidarity with Total Objector to Military Service Dimitris Chatzivasileiadis – Court-martial: June 2nd 2016 at 9am, Rouf, Athens”

STATEMENT OF A TOTAL OBJECTOR TO MILITARY SERVICE IN VIEW OF IMPENDING COURT-MARTIAL AND POSSIBLE IMPRISONMENT

On […]

Poland: Call for solidarity – Three months in jail for eviction blockade

Received May 19th via Rozbrat.org:

On the 27th of April 2016 Lukasz Bukowski, a participant of Anarchist Federation Poznan, Poland, went to prison for three months. He had been charged and sentenced with the breach of bodily integrity of a police officer which had happened during the eviction blockade of a disabled woman and her […]

Pyhäjoki, Finland: Both camps evicted, several people arrested, one hospitalised due to police brutality

Received April 30th:

Repression against the opponents of Fennovoima-Rosatom nuclear power plant project continues: and it’s getting worse and worse. On Friday 29.4. two protest camp sites got evicted in Pyhäjoki, Finland. Police operations were, on a Finnish scale, massive. Not big. Massive. Present were roughly 20 police vans, officers in riot gear, border […]

Marseille, France: “Fuk the Bac” banner drop

From Rennes to Mars[eille] – an eye for an eye – Fuk the BAC [Anti-Crime Brigade]

Received April 30th:

Everywhere, from Mayotte to Rennes, passing by Marseille, the police mutilate, the police kill.

Neither indignation, nor obfuscation, revenge by all means necessary.

Fu[c]k the Bac

Skred Connection

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Rennes, France: A demonstrator loses an eye

On Thursday [April 28th] a student of our university lost an eye, simply for having demonstrated. Whilst retreating with all the demonstrators following a CRS charge [riot cops], he was taken freely as a target and hit in the face by a flashball shot. Given that this government has nothing but police violence to […]

The Hague, the Netherlands: Person arrested on suspicion of spreading Anarchist Wallpaper

Update, April 30th: The person who was arrested on suspicion of pasting the Anarchist Wallpaper has been released.

Last Sunday night (April 24th) one person was arrested in The Hague (Netherlands) on suspicion of pasting The Anarchist Wallpaper. He is being charged with instigation against authority, inciting violence and pasting of a poster. On […]

Marseille: Message from friends that were in custody following the Manba squat eviction, rue Bel Air

Without repeating here and right now everything that happened, a short recap, we’ll start by informing you that all 3 people have been freed yesterday [April 14th]. Two amongst us have been summoned to the criminal court on June 10th at 2pm for: destruction/criminal damage/defacement of a building intended for worship, as a group, […]

Marseille: Eviction of third Manba ends with 3 comrades in custody, as well as home raided

Manba 2 that was evicted last week on Rue Chape. The banner reads: Self-managed social centre Manba.

This afternoon April 12th, the latest Manba was evicted by numerous cops, we faced two arrests and police violence. This squat opening followed the eviction of Manba 2 (last week). Article updated (again), April 16th.

Manba was […]

London: Holding Space – Eviction Resistance at the squatted Hope and Anchor

Squatters in Mornington Crescent successfully resisted a second eviction attempt on Wednesday. In another show of strength and solidarity by London squatters, thirty to forty people turned out against the bailiffs. Banners were dropped opposing the Housing Bill and evictions ‘from London to Calais’ after the recent squat eviction in the French city. Security contractors […]

Greece: No Border Kitchen Lesvos under threat of police raid and eviction

On the island of Lesvos, where the deportation machine is working at full speed, all the camps for refugees are cleared out and the registration center ‘moria’ has showed the true purpose and is now functioning as an deportation centre, NBK is still standing strong and operating at full speed.

The current situation is […]

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 […]

Uruguay: International week of action in solidarity with La Solidaria squat in Montevideo, from 22nd to 28th February

La Solidaria is an autonomous social centre that opened its doors in 2012. The building was squatted to serve as yet another tool for practicing our own autonomy and developing the social struggle.

In late October 2015, we received an eviction notice urging us to abandon the building. Just as in 2013, it will be […]

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 […]

Berlin: Protest against the European Police Congress, 23/24 February

Against the World of Borders and Control…

On 23/24 February, the European police congress will again be held in the Berlin Congress Center. Enterprises from the armament and surveillance industry will meet on this occasion with international politicians, security agencies and military staff to develop common strategies for the defence of the ruling conditions; for […]

Learning From SHAC: Winter European Speaking Tour

Poster also in French and Spanish

We are pleased to announce our Winter European Speaking Tour across France, the Basque Country & Spain.

Friday 29th January – Dijon | 7pm | Eternel Detour, 16ter rue de Fontaine-lès-Dijon, Dijon

Saturday 30th January – Grenoble | 12pm | Parpaing Paillette, 104 avenue Ambroise Croizat, Saint Martin […]

Berlin: Political projects of Friedrichshain’s northKiez call for a demonstration on 6/2

After the major offensive on Rigaer 94 by 500 cops, SEK, a K-9 unit and a helicopter, the northKiez of Friedrichshain is still under siege. There are constant controls all around Rigaerstraße and the streets are patrolled by massive swathes of cops.

We take the attack on the night of 13.01.2016 on Rigaer 94 and […]

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 […]