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Stockholm: Concerning the Rågsved riots

(smashed windows of cop station)

Saturday the 6th of December 2014, a group of individuals attacked the existing order. In Rågsved and Hagsätra, in the south of Stockholm, the dogs of the State were attacked with molotovs, stones and firecrackers. Following this event, the local cop station got smashed and several cars were burned. […]

France: Open letter to the mother of Rémi Fraisse

The following letter by Farid El Yamni – brother of Wissam, who was killed by police in 2012 – is addressed to the mother of Rémi Fraisse (21), murdered by police in the early hours of October 26th, 2014. Wissam El Yamni (30) was brutally assaulted by cops in Clermont-Ferrand on New Year’s Eve, before […]

Messolonghi, Greece: Police station attacked twice after two plainclothes cops punched and kicked two comrades

October 29, 2014 – Repression without limits in Messolonghi.

The police state has no limits in the town of Messolonghi. In their attempt to hang a banner near the central square, two comrades were physically assaulted by two plainclothes cops. The comrades strongly resisted the brutal assault and were taken to the Messolonghi police station. Shortly […]

Athens: Nazi physician bashed in Neos Kosmos

On the morning of October 23rd, 2014, comrades paid a visit to the medical practice of Nazi Athena Mataraga, located on 16, Kasomouli Street in Neos Kosmos. Mataraga, an active member of the Golden Dawn, was also a candidate listed on the ballot of the Nazi organization in recent elections of the Athens Medical Association.

What […]

Athens: Migrants go on trial for participation in 2013 Amygdaleza detention centre riot

Poster En/Fr – Solidarity Calls 1, 2

Athens: Fascist bashed in Exarchia

On Monday afternoon, October 20th, a fascist was spotted and crushed in the area of Exarchia. The spineless thug that goes by the name Ioannis Kaptsis (originally from Syros Island) was wearing a ‘Pit Bull Hellas’ t-shirt, which he lost along with his handbag. Receipts of purchases from the area of Exarchia (he’s probably a […]

Hamburg: Wild demonstrations and riots against borders and their watchdogs

On Friday evening, June 6th — after the brutal attacks by cops on a protest held by refugees from Lampedusa and their supporters, which took place on Thursday, June 5th at the Hamburger Rathausmarkt — hundreds of people took to the streets of St. Pauli.

A big unauthorized demonstration with up to 1,000 participants started by […]

France: Communiqué by GADI – Call for antifascist counter-protests on April 5th, 2014

On January 26th, the fascist organizers of the “Day of Anger” march gathered many of their militants in Paris.

They paraded with clearly anti-Semitic slogans and Nazi salutes. Neo-Nazi groups (such as the Petainists youth) were alongside the National Front (FN) politicians, as well as many representatives of clearly fascist movements: royalists, religious extremists, negationists, anti-Semitists, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Warsaw, Poland: Przychodnia Skłot statement about fascist attack on the 11th of November 2013

At around 3.45pm, participants of the ‘Independence March’ attacked Przychodnia social centre. It owes only to our own determination and calmness that we managed to resist the nationalist aggression. A few people were injured but nobody’s life is in danger.

Neo-fascists were prepared to comment on the matter in the media, and immediately informed that it […]

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 […]

Germany: Recent events in Hamburg

Here is an article from the anarchist newssheet “Wut im Bauch” (distributed only in paper form) about recent events in Hamburg. Additionally, there is a short report-back from a further “wild stroll” against control, which occurred recently. The texts in German here. Out of Control

For the last few months, in Hamburg, there has been a […]

Attica, Greece: Revolt in Amygdaleza concentration camp – A brief chronicle

Click image to read the text of “no lager initiative” (August 2013) Greek original here.

Brazil: Introduction to Black Bloc

For those who do not understand why black bloc activists use militant tactics to destroy the property of corporations: black bloc activists are not protesters! They are not out there to protest! They are out there to carry out direct action against symbols and mechanisms of oppression. Their actions are aimed at causing material damage […]

Exarchia, Athens: Responsibility claim for incendiary attack on police bus in remembrance of Pavlos Fyssas

Shame is not a job

Eight hours standing in the perimeter of a police bus at the corner of Charilaou Trikoupi with Didotou street in Exarchia, wondering when you’re going to be attacked by “bottles” and stone-throwing. Recipients of hatred and rage that permeate our entire being. For what you are. For […]

Cephalonia Island, Greece: Antifascist gathering culminated with attack on Golden Dawn offices

On September 21st, three days after the assassination of Pavlos Fyssas by a Nazi trash in Piraeus, an antifascist gathering took place outside the Golden Dawn offices in the town of Argostoli, on Cephalonia Island. Approximately 80 protesters (students, leftists, residents, and anarchists) attended the activity distributing texts, throwing fliers, and shouting slogans. […]

Ioannina, Greece: Fascist thugs bashed in the city centre

On Saturday, September 21st, neo-Nazi Kimonas Potsis—a minion of Christos Pappas, notorious MP of the Golden Dawn party—was spotted alongside two other right-wing fuckers in a café at the centre of Ioannina where many anti-authoritarians hang out. After a short verbal scuffle with antifascists who were on the spot, he got beaten up and kicked […]

Netherlands: Detention centre contractors attacked in Rotterdam

On 10th August under cover of darkness we targeted the construction contractors Van Omme & De Groot for their involvement in the building of Rotterdam detention centre. The slogan “Fuck Deportation!” was sprayed upon the shutters covering the windows and paint bombs filled with generous amounts of bright paint were thrown ruining the […]

Rio de Janeiro: Footage from clashes in Leblon

On the night of July 17th, in the southern zone of Rio de Janeiro, thousands staged a protest across the street where the state governor Sérgio Cabral Filho lives in luxury. Riots and arrests followed in Leblon, the most affluent district in the city.

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 […]

Spain: Francesco Puglisi, convicted in the ‘Genoa 10’ trial in Italy, was arrested in Catalonia

Anarchist comrade Francesco ‘Jimmy’ Puglisi, who went on the run after being sentenced to 14 years in prison following a trial for ‘devastation and looting’ in regards to the 2001 Genoa revolt, was arrested on the 5th of June 2013 in Barcelona.

Comrades in Spain estimate that he may have been taken to a prison in […]