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The Hague, The Netherland: Fight Repression! Stop repression against anti-fascists and anarchists!

On Saturday November 19th, there will be a demonstration in The Hague, The Netherlands, against the wave of repression that Hague anti-fascists and anarchists have been facing in the last year. One who attacks one of us, attacks all of us. Solidarity through struggle!

Within the last year, repression against anti-fascists and anarchists has greatly increased, […]

Barcelona: Reportback from demonstration in solidarity with those detained in Operation Pandora

Freedom for prisoners (A)

We do not have fear (A)

On Saturday, December 27th, 2014, at 5pm, demonstrators took to the streets in the city centre of Barcelona in solidarity with anarchists detained in the context of Operation Pandora at the request of Judge-executioner Javier Gómez Bermúdez.

Protesters started to march […]

Messolonghi, Greece: Photos from the demonstration against repression on November 9th

The main banner of the demonstration reads: ‘No prosecution against anarchist fighter G.S. – Valveios Autonomous Movement – “Ah dammit, comrade who didn’t betray [us], we are living in the barbarity”[*]’

Anarchist comrade G.S., arrested on October 30th, 2014 in the town of Messolonghi, is currently held in pretrial detention at the prison of Aghios Stefanos […]

Berlin: Some news from anti-eviction struggle in Kreuzberg

Main updates from various linksunten posts related to the eviction of Gerhart Hauptmann Schule, the refugee school in Ohlauer Street, Kreuzberg:

Yesterday (24/6), cops initially ordered the “shelter security” company to invade the occupied school; police forces entered the building later on. The eviction process was suspended during the night, scheduled to continue the next day. […]

Berlin: Spontaneous demo by 22.30, tonight

Still seething with rage…

Solidarity with the squatters of Ohlauer Street’s school and all other refugees! Come all to Kottbusser Tor in Kreuzberg, and bring many banners and fliers with you! Let’s show the Berlin Senate, the District and the Green Party what solidarity means and what we think of their relocation measures. The aim of […]

Nantes: Call for a demo and decentralized actions of solidarity against repression of the anti-airport movement

Cops, judges, screws: get your hands off! On February 22nd, 2014, more than 50,000 people gathered in Nantes for the biggest anti-airport demonstration ever. As it was declared illegal by the prefecture, it quickly faced stunning repression; hundreds of over-armed cops surrounded the demo while a huge anti-riot wall blocked the central street of the […]

Athens: Rebellious student demo on May 3rd

They attack the December 2008 generation Demonstration, Propylaea, May 3rd, 19:00 Against the educational system that produces slaves Against the brutal violence of the State (The banner reads: “We live for today, we struggle for tomorrow”) Not One Step Back Antiauthoritarian Student Front / Rebellious Students

In an attempt to implement its plan […]

Germany: Reportback from the streets of Hamburg on December 21st, 2013

Thousands of people came to Hamburg on the 21st of December to participate in the protest against the eviction of the Rote Flora squat, for a right to stay for refugees, and to show solidarity to the evicted residents of the Esso houses. Everybody knew that it would be a chaotic day, with thousands of […]

Germany: Updates from the streets of Berlin, Hamburg and a few other places

previous info here

November 23rd

On Saturday, nearly 6,000 protesters marched in the city centre of Berlin during the annual demo in remembrance of comrade Silvio Meier, who was killed by neo-Nazis in 1992. However, on the same day, approximately 150 thugs from the neo-Nazi scene held a rally in one of their […]

Germany: A greeting message from Thomas Meyer-Falk for the demonstration on the 21st of December in Hamburg

From time to time, resistance ends in prison.

So at this juncture: combative and heartfelt greetings from Freiburg’s death-house.

The building where preventatively detainees are locked up is called death-house over here. The Sicherungsverwahrung, preventative detention after completion of one’s sentence, is based on a Nazi law of November 24, 1933; a regulation against which Kurt Tucholsky […]

Hamburg, Germany: Demo on the 21st of December in solidarity with the Rote Flora squat, the Esso houses initiative, and for refugees’ right to stay

This demonstration was called as a sign that the autonomous spectrum will never accept an eviction of the 24-year-long Rote Flora squat. However, the mobilization has had two other main reasons, too.

Gentrification in Hamburg, and other cities, is moving rapidly every day. In Hamburg’s district St. Pauli, the Senate wants to demolish the two Esso […]

Ongoing refugee struggle across Germany – “Still loving the right to stay”

You may read previous updates here

October 30th In Hamburg, the 8th Wednesday Lampedusa-demonstration had about 600 participants and started at dusk from the information tent at the central train station. The march went across the Mönckebergstraße to Jungfernstieg and then back. In the evening, 30 people took part in a spontaneous demonstration in the Schanzenviertel.

October […]

Refugee struggle in Hamburg and other parts of Germany

Check also previous updates, here. October 23rd Nearly 50 activists gathered in front of Hamburg’s city hall to show their solidarity with refugees, while the Senate had a meeting inside. The activists displayed a banner reading “No one is illegal” and shouted slogans. After a short time police arrived and pushed the activists out of […]

Germany: Updates related to refugee protest in Hamburg

Since the winter of 2012/2013, approximately 300 African refugees live in Hamburg. They managed to escape from Libya, migrated to Italy and then reached the German border. In May 2013 fighters of the group “Lampedusa in Hamburg,” recognized in Italy as refugees from the NATO-war in Libya, publicly stepped into action for the first time […]

Germany: Stop the racial profiling in Hamburg – Raw updates from protests (ongoing)

Ultimatum given to the Senate of Hamburg

The Hamburg Senate is responsible for racial profiling as part of a manhunt against Libyan refugees. It affects people who managed to get from Italy’s southernmost island Lampedusa to Hamburg, and are now facing state persecution. Governors have pushed the escalation to a higher level, and forced […]

Mexico City: Demonstration in memory of the Tlatelolco massacre

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wjWewOGZH8

Every October 2nd, Mexico City commemorates the massacre of students in diverse levels of education in the Plaza de las Tres Culturas (“Square of the Three Cultures”) of Tlatelolco neighbourhood, ten days before the 1968 Summer Olympics. This year’s march took place against the backdrop of several recent anarchist interventions in […]

Berlin: Demo in solidarity with comrades raided by police on August 14th

According to first reports, there were huge police raids on eight house projects and apartments in Berlin, including the Rigaer 94, this morning (14/8). The cops are supposedly looking for people responsible for attacks on various job centers (‘welfare offices’) as well as a recent molotov attack against police, who were conducting a […]

Santiago, Chile: Reportback from the demonstration for the decriminalization of abortion

Against the capitalization of our abdomens – Autonomy of the body, and fire to the patriarchy

Abortion is the best – I shit on god

Mary wanted to have an abortion

On July 25th, 2013 a march for decriminalization of abortion took place in […]

Dortmund, Germany: Solidarity action with the revolt in Turkey

On the 4th of June an unauthorized anarchist rally took place at the Katharinentreppen, just opposite the main railway station of Dortmund, and a spontaneous demonstration followed on the city’s central commercial street, Westenhellweg.

Around 80 participants were gathered at the rally, which began at 7pm according to schedule. Three militant speeches were read out: the […]

Bern, Switzerland: Clashes after a street resistance party on May 25th

Occupy instead of possessing

The third annual celebration of the street resistance party Tanz Dich Frei (‘dance yourself free’) in the Swiss city of Bern ended with large-scale clashes among hooded street fighters and police forces.

Thousands of people marched dancing toward the local parliament, where the clashes broke out. […]

Athens: Our voices can neither be repressed, nor silenced

Footage from the anti-repression demo on April 25th in downtown Athens, in solidarity with Athens IMC and 98FM radio station

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/64851614[/vimeo]

A few slogans chanted during the protest march:

‘From Athens to Mexico, create thousands of indymedia sites so that repressors get wiser’

‘Indymedia is a voice from the streets; not one step back in the face of […]

Xanthi, Northern Greece: Self-organized spaces and other collectives call for anti-repression demo at the city’s central square

The poster of the open social space Xanadu reads:

Antifascist – anti-repression Political demonstration Against state and parastatal attacks. In opposition to fascism which wants us slaves and cheap at work, at heart and in mind. Solidarity to squats and self-organized spaces.

Saturday, January 26th, 2013, 12.00pm, Central Square (Xanthi) Open Social Space Xanadu located on Spartis […]

Greece: Strong clashes in the city of Agrinio in remembrance of Alexis Grigoropoulos (1993-2008)

In Agrinio, approximately 350 school students held a commemorative demonstration for Alexis Grigoropoulos, who was shot dead by cops on December 6th, 2008.

When the anti-repression march reached the city hall, the youths stormed the DIAS police motorcycle team that guarded the building. Firebombs and stones were thrown at the terrified police […]

Greece: Anti-Nazi and anti-repression demonstration in the city of Mytilini

No State can segregate us; no national flag can unite us

Neither on Lesvos, nor anywhere; smash the fascists in every neighbourhood (Antifascist Initiative of Mytilini)

Nearly 150 protesters participated in the evening demonstration that was called by the Antifascist Initiative of Mytilini on June 1st, in the major city of […]

North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany: Angry updates about comrades from Cologne

On Saturday, March 3rd, by 20.00 (MEZ) the occupied building squatted on Deutz-Mülheim Street was surrounded by a giant police force with martial equipment. Nearly 20 squatters were under siege by approximately 100 armed cops, aided from earlier in the evening by police helicopter, 25 police buses, a fire brigade unit, which provided lights for […]