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Niš, Serbia: World solidarity against the World Cup

Antifa crew from Niš doesn’t remain silent while the Brazilian state conducts terror in the streets. A banner was hung at one of the city’s overpasses, reading: “World solidarity against the World Cup – Support favela riots – AFA Niš”. While corporations, states and the media promote the World Cup, which directly brings unhappiness to […]

Solidarity with the struggle in Brazil -a message from Berlin

While others were watching the football match between Brazil and Colombia our thoughts were somewhere else. We don’t cheer for any team, especially when we know that there are people outside of the stadiums, in the streets and in the neighbourhoods that lost their houses or even lost their friends and family members. We can’t […]

Berlin: Fire for Bosch

Company car set on fire in Prenzlauer Berg; June 2nd, 2014.

Incendiary device for Bosch Sicherheitssysteme in Storkower Street (near a police station) in solidarity with the revolt against the World Cup.

The Bosch Security Systems draws up security plans for train stations and airports, for banks and administrative authorities; security for persons who […]

Warsaw: Contra Info at Resist Festival

Members of Contra Info translation counter-information network have been invited to participate in the second day of the 4th edition of Resist Festival in Warsaw. On Saturday, June 14th, from 17pm, we make a brief contribution in solidarity with anti-repression struggles in Greece and the rebellion in face of repression in Brazil of the FIFA […]

Uruguay: Incendiary attack against Brazil 2014 World Cup

Montevideo, June 2014.

In the early hours of Monday, June 9th, we attacked the headquarters of the AUF (Uruguayan Football Association) located in the corner of Guayabo and Vázquez streets, destroying and burning part of the building with three Molotov cocktails.

This action is in response to all the shit that the feast of the World Cup […]

Berlin: Anarchist slogans painted in Friedrichshain

FREEDOM FOR BABIS TSILIANIDIS

VIOLENCE AGAINST ALL PATRIOTS

FREEDOM TO THOSE WHO ARE IN PRISON CELLS

In the night of May 28, 2014, we went out to spray-paint slogans in Berlin’s neighbourhood of Friedrichshain. Our thoughts are with Babis Tsilianidis, anarchist prisoner in Greece awaiting appeal trial on June […]

Porto Alegre, Brazil: Responsibility claim for explosion in the Military Tribunal of the Union, and arson on vehicles of the Military Police

May 22nd, 2014 You get what you give.

We are sure that we did not come too late for the commemorations of April 1st, 1964. So here goes our simple gift to all the militarists and supporters (keeping silence is consent) of the ’64 coup which changes name, or form, but is not over. We brought […]

International call for sabotage and direct action against the World Cup in Brazil

On June 12, 2014 begins the world football cup in Brazil, a sporting event which businesspeople, politicians, journalists and sympathizers eagerly await, some because of greed, others because of nationalist exacerbation, a World Cup that has the highest budget ever invested in history (over 600,000 million dollars, and the account is not even closed yet…).

However, […]

Porto Alegre, Brazil: Incendiary attack in solidarity with Mónica Caballero and Francisco Solar

Solidarity is a living force! Light it up!

On Monday, December 16th, 2013, as a hot sun of 34°C was setting and the full moon was rising against the sky that covers us, we paid a visit to a Santander bank branch located on Osvaldo Aranha Avenue, right in front of a police station. We entered […]

Rio de Janeiro: Cops beat to death an 18 year old boy

In the early hours of October 17th, 2013 Paulo Roberto Pinho de Menezes, 18, was beaten to death by officers of the ‘Police Pacification Unit’ (UPP) in the Manguinhos favela of Rio de Janeiro. The cops immobilized the teenager and took him in a dark back-alley, where they fiercely beat him to death. The exact […]

Few aspects of the ongoing struggle on the streets of Brazil

Finally the Brazilian metropolises are living the moments that they haven’t seen since long ago. Since the beginning of June 2013, hundreds of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of dozens of cities in the context of a struggle against a fare hike for public transit, as well as the devastating consequences of […]

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Street party against police curfew

On Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 the residents of the Borel favela (Morro do Borel, occupied since 1921 in Rio de Janeiro) went out in the streets in a collective effort to break the curfew that the cops of the local UPP (‘Police Pacification Unit’) have imposed in the area since November 28th. This particular repressive […]

Brazil: Direct actions against the onslaught of Coca-Cola and the 2014 FIFA World Cup

The true spirit of tatu-bola —comrades’ account from the streets

On the 4th of October, Porto Alegre was the first city in Brazil where the huge inflatable ‘Tatu-Bola’, mascot for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, was pierced by angry protesters that were gathered to manifest their desire for free public spaces.

Previous to the event, Coca-Cola had […]

Rio de Janeiro: Genocide and Spectacle (pdf)

Genocide and Spectacle

An anarchist reflection on the current context in Rio de Janeiro, the operation Shock of Order, and the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil

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Athens, May 17th: Strengthening reciprocal solidarity

PRISONERS BACK TO THE STREETS

On Thursday, May 17th, members of the translation counter-information network Contra Info, continuing an effort to strengthen international and reciprocal solidarity, raised banners on five different locations in the area of Exarchia, downtown Athens.

Beat the scabs up – Solidarity with comrade David Lamarte in Uruguay

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Brazil: Let the underwear of domination burn

A picture is worth a thousand words. Nonetheless, after seeing this disgusting sexist frivolity, designed by advertising agents for the lingerie and underwear brand ‘Duloren’, we chose not to remain quiet. The company is based in Brazil and has representatives in the US and Japan, but also sells its products through Telemarketing. Obviously, the […]

Brazil: Brief notes on an ongoing social war

On Monday, February 27th, the prosecuting authorities of Rio de Janeiro attempted to intimidate activists associated with the wider social movement against the increase in public transportation fares. Specifically, political activists were summoned to appear in the 76th police department of Rio de Janeiro, after circulating a video via Internet which propagated the ideas of […]

Brazil: The ‘Land of the Drizzle’ mourns victims

Are you a random tourist, a businessperson or a sports fan? Have your local travel agencies ever mentioned that Brazil has it all? And has anyone suggested that you ought to check out Brazilian attractions? Should you pick eco tours in the Amazon rainforest of missing tribes, or street parades in the annual […]