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Dortmund, Germany: Summary of the fight for the social center Avanti

graffiti in the evicted church

Church squatted In the evening of Friday the 22nd of August 2014, activists occupied the former St. Albertus Magnus church in Dortmund which was unused for over 7 years. Only minutes after the occupation was made public, nearly 40 supporters came to the area and held a gathering in […]

Athens: Intervention in solidarity with migrant worker who was beaten by his boss

‘With class solidarity and organization, we make war on the bosses and the fascists —Base union of waiters, cooks, and other workers in the food services sector’

A migrant was working for 5 months, for more than 12 hours a day, 30 days a month, at the ‘SCHERZO’ bar restaurant, located on 8, Vorea […]

Piraeus, Greece: Fascist attack on the anarchist hangout Resalto in Keratsini

LET US SMASH FASCISM OF EVERYDAY LIFE

On Saturday morning, January 25th, in the district of Keratsini in Piraeus (port of Athens), a large assault militia of neo-Nazis desecrated the entire place where Pavlos Fyssas was murdered by Golden Dawn member in September 2013. Shorty after that, nearly 80 Golden Dawn members attacked the […]

Syncope

Syncope is a momentary suspension of the blood flow and the cerebral activity provoking a sudden and temporary blackout. The effects can be irrelevant, limited to momentary discombobulating, but sometimes they can be worse. In some cases, if the interruption of the blood flow in the human organism is extended beyond certain limits, […]

Greek prisons: Ergün Mustafa, Rami Syrianos and Michalis Ramadanoglou quit their hunger strike, respecting the wish of Spyros Stratoulis

Banner in the city of Kavala: “Strength and solidarity to comrade hunger striker (since 11.11.2013) S.Stratoulis”

On December 31st, 2013 imprisoned comrades Ergün Mustafa, Rami Syrianos and Michalis Ramadanoglou, who conducted hunger strike since late November in solidarity with prisoner in struggle Spyros Stratoulis, stopped their abstention from eating following this open letter:

Today […]

Notre-Dame-des-Landes, France: First anniversary of evictions in the ZAD

October 14–20, 2013: Decentralized action week

Saturday, October 19, 2013 Demonstration at 14.00, starting from Place Bretagne (Brittany Square) in the city of Nantes Benefit gig by 19.00, in La Wardine at the ZAD

More info: zad.nadir.org

Thessaloniki, Greece: The Orfanotrofio was resquatted and reevicted; mass detentions

(footage from corporate media: 1, 2, 3, 4)

On Saturday morning, September 28th, 2013 a group of comrades reoccupied the evicted Orfanotrofio squat in the district of Toumba, Thessaloniki. Shortly afterwards, they released a collective communiqué about their action, and went out on the rooftop of the building unfolding a banner reading “RESQUATTED.” In […]

Germany: “Time for Plan A” campaign in the Rhine-Ruhr area

— Opening party on the 5th of October. —

We are working on our campaign “Time for Plan A” for several months now, and we can finally present it to you. From October to December 2013, there will be various different events and activities in the Rhine-Ruhr area around the theme Anarchy. Together with […]

Athens: Bus fare evader dead after scuffle with ticket inspector

In the night of August 13th, a ticker inspector inside a moving trolley bus pressured a 19-year-old to hand over his identity card and pay a fine for not having a ticket, threatening to take him to the nearest police station should he not comply with his authority. After some moments, the bus driver […]

Athens: The Social Health Space in PIKPA squat (May 2012)

Click image to read about the ongoing process of self-organization in Health through the project ‘Social Health Space’ of the neighbourhood assembly in Petralona, Thissio and Koukaki.

Lausanne: Short interview with the Loc(A)motive collective

EVERY AGE TRASH THEIR CAGE

Below is an interview with participants in the Loc(A)motive squat that was made possible on the occasion of counter-information gatherings in Lausanne. Since April 8th, Loc(A)motive is in danger of eviction, and the squatters are organizing a defense of the house. So, this would be the time to support […]

UK: Self-Organised London buzzing with activity

The Self-Organised London (SOL) squatted social centre continues to resist eviction at Elephant and Castle despite a court of their Order awarding its corrupt owners a possession order three weeks ago.

In truth, the current occupiers never held any hope in the current State-Capital system to yield any justice to […]

France: Message of solidarity from some rageous people from the ZAD and elsewhere

Zone A Défendre is an occupied zone against the construction of an international airport and metropolization

Click on photo to read their full English communiqué.

With much pleasure, we have heard of the solidarity actions that took place in several countries against the evictions in Athens during December and January: in the United States, […]

Northern Greece: Struggle against the gold-mining projects in the Halkidiki Peninsula

OUR SILENCE… THEIR GOLD: Video of the Open Coordinative of Thessaloniki against the goldmines that was first screened in an event of counter-information at Aristotelous Square in the city of Thessaloniki (April 26, 2012) —press cc button to enable English subtitles (trans. by Contra Info)

Italian prisons: Solidarity gathering at Saluzzo on February 16th

In the first week of February 2013, 245 prisoners in Saluzzo decided to release an open letter reporting the abuses, ill-treatment and penalties to which they are subjected on a daily basis. The lack of food, heat and basic necessities, the […]

UK: Self-Organised London squatted social centre

Click on photo for audio message…

Self-Organised London in Elephant and Castle has amassed over a dozen activities over the last week, to highlight the injustices caused by gentrification and regeneration of the area. The SOL space located at the South Bank University building Eileen House, is run by a number of collectives, and […]

Athens: Attempted reoccupation of Skaramaga squat ended up with mass detentions in the area of Exarchia and one comrade faced with misdemeanor charges

“I want my child to become a squatter”

A two-day event in solidarity with all squats, self-organized projects and self-managed structures of counter-information (targeted by repression ever since the first police raid on Villa Amalias squat on the 20th of December 2012) was called for the 15th and the 16th of February 2013 in […]

Melbourne, Australia: Solidarity action for anarchists in Egypt

On the 6th of February, in answer to a worldwide call-out to support anarchists in Egypt facing repression, we gathered outside the Egyptian consulate in Melbourne. A related invitation can be found here. Below are photos from the action.

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Porto, Portugal: “Repression is the fear of the powerful”

Reclaim your freedom and resist collectively against the repressive State! Fascism shall not pass! Solidarity!

click on photo to read the solidarity text by CasaViva

Athens, Sunday 3.2: Protest gathering in Thissio after yet another murder of an immigrant

On February 1st, 2013 at around 20.30pm immigrant street vendors in the neighbourhood of Thissio were chased off by the Athens municipal police, trapping one of them in a corner just above the rails of the Thissio metro station. When the cops attempted to steal the worker’s merchandise by shoving him, Babakar […]

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 […]

Athens: Police raid in Lelas Karagianni squat

The upper banner reads: ‘FASCISM SHALL NOT PASS. NO PASARAN!’ and the other reads: ‘24 YEARS LK37 SQUAT’

On January 15th, at about 12.00pm, cops raided Greece’s oldest anarchist squat, Lelas Karagianni 37. Solidarians and neighbours gathered at Amerikis square and then outside the squat, trying to prevent the eviction.

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Chania, Crete: Preparations towards a demo in solidarity with squats

‘SOLIDARITY WITH VILLA AMALIAS SQUAT’ (banner placed at Rosa Nera squat in December 2012)

On January 12th, after a PA’s gathering which was held in the city of Chania in solidarity with squats and self-organized centres across Greece, comrades took the time to discuss and decided to organize a solidarity demonstration on Tuesday, January […]

Ano Petralona, Athens: Invitation to the Children’s Space in PIKPA squat

Let’s get together this Sunday, January 6th, from 12pm at the Children’s Space in PIKPA squat, which is located on Timodimou and Antoniadou streets (in the vicinity of ‘Asyrmatos’) in the neighbourhood of Ano Petralona.

We want to have fun playing games and making children’s constructions. Later, we would like to cook and […]

[Greece] Announcement of Athens IMC collective, 22.12.2012

On Thursday, December 20th, 2012 Nikos Stavrakakis, president of the POSDEP (the so-called Pan-Hellenic Federation of University Professors–Researchers’ Associations), made sobbing statements about the occurrence of violence inside Greece’s faculties, asking the State to wipe away any occupied space in universities but also to get rid of Indymedia Athens. These statements were made […]