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[Hambach Forest] A forest friend fell from a tree and died during a police attempt to evict the tree house village

19.09.18

“A friend who has accompanied us as a journalist for a long time in the forest, fell today from a suspension bridge over 20 meters high in Beechtown and died. At that time police and RWE tried to evict the tree house village. The SEK was in the process of arresting an activist near the […]

Athens: Banner drop against DAPL in Exarchia Square

“From Standing Rock to Greece: throw back the tear gas, choke the police – Against the pipeline in Dakota”

In the afternoon of November 24th 2016, we dropped a banner in Exarchia Square against the Dakota Access Pipeline, currently under construction in the US. This oil pipeline runs a distance of nearly 1,172 […]

Philadelphia, USA: Attack on a construction site as part of the month for the Earth and against Capital

Everywhere the wild is pushing back against civilization. Even in the cities, wildness flourishes in forgotten places, slowly widening the cracks in this civilized order.

On a warm spring night, we went to a construction site where there was once a wild and abandoned place. We did what we could to hinder the progress that has […]

Bristol, UK: Direct action by Avon Gorge sabotage group “Sand In The Gears”

Received March 21st 2016:

Attacking UK’s coal transport system – Severing the lines that feed the machine

Severing the lines that feed the machine is not impossible. When people take up civil uprising in the UK, if people are able to shove their obligations to one side to open up an avenue, they mainly have the ability […]

France: Protester killed in clashes with police at the ZAD of Testet

Background info on the struggle against the dam in Testet: 1, 2

According to a statement from squatters in the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes, during the night between Saturday and Sunday the 26th of October 2014 a protester named Remi was killed in clashes that broke out after a rally against the construction of a dam along […]

Germany: Hambach Forest occupation evicted a third time – Reoccupation scheduled for April 26th

After the crackdown on the third occupation in the Hambach Forest, activists are determined to reoccupy the Hambach Forest on April 26th, 2014. On that day, a demonstration will start at 2pm at the train station in Buir (near Cologne).

New courage despite eviction and repression

The Hambach Forest occupation was evicted. Using numerous squadrons, […]

Atlanta, GA: Tractors sabotaged for the ZAD, No TAV, Hambach Forest

On the night of February 22nd, we poured a mixture of sand and water into the fuel tanks of two tractors used in the construction of a new Atlanta streetcar. The streetcar is one of many major development projects the city has initiated in the past few years as a part of a […]

Athens, Greece: A text handed out during anarchist gathering in solidarity with the NO TAV struggle

On February 22, 2014, day of action in solidarity with NO TAV, a PA’s gathering took place in Monastiraki, central Athens (photos here). Below is a leaflet that was distributed, in Greek and English, to passersby.

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 […]

Girona, Catalonia: Statement of woman activist arrested in the vicinity of Mas Castelló squat

Everyday repression in the context of “No M.A.T.” struggle (against the construction of the very high tension power line)

I was stopped by the police on the path to the gas station. What started as what I thought was a random ID check turned into me being arrested due to false allegations by the police, a […]

Barcelona: Endesa electric company sabotaged

Against the M.A.T. and the world which needs it

On the night of September 16th, we sealed off the locks of the Endesa office in the Gran Via district of Barcelona. Endesa is involved in the construction of the very high tension power line (M.A.T. in Spanish) and other high-voltage power lines […]

Girona, Catalonia: Mas Castelló squatters resisted eviction attempt

related articles: i, ii

In the context of a late-summer camp against the M.A.T. (very high tension power line) in Fellines, close to the city of Girona, activists squatted an abandoned masía (farmhouse) near Orriols, in order to hold activities related to the resistance camp. The building was occupied in late […]

Barcelona: Endesa electric company paint-bombed

Against the M.A.T. and the world which needs it

On Thursday night, August 29th the headquarters of Fecsa–Endesa in Barcelona were paint-bombed. This electricity company is linked to the technological-industrial development, all sorts of harmfulness, and more concretely to high voltage and the very high tension power line (M.A.T. in Spanish).

Girona, Spain: Call for a camping against the M.A.T. very high tension power line

ACTIVE RESISTANCE CAMP IN DEFENSE OF THE LAND AGAINST THE M.A.T. AND THE WORLD WHICH NEEDS IT

WHAT IS THE M.A.T.? The very high tension power line (M.A.T.) is an electric motorway which transports at least 400,000 volts. It is being constructed in order to connect European States to each other and […]

Setúbal, Portugal: Reportback from MayDay

Nearly 120 persons participated in the anti-authoritarian and anti-capitalist demonstration in the city of Setúbal. This was the 4th year in a row that comrades from various libertarian tendencies marched in the streets of Setúbal, in order to vindicate MayDay and promote the fight against the State/Capital.

In 2011, comrades actively resisted the detention of a […]

Greece: Being a member of the parliament and an anarchist is not ever possible

Alexis Tsipras, the head of Syriza parliamentary group, working closely with the Greek army high command (pre-election period, May 2012)

Below is a communiqué that was published in early February 2013 by the Assembly for the Antispeciesist Action in response to statements by an MP of the main opposition party Syriza (so-called ‘Coalition of […]

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)

November 24th – December 2nd: Week of action against the gold-mining projects in the Halkidiki Peninsula in northern Greece

The poster reads:

Saturday, November 24th, Thessaloniki: Demo against the golden death

Gathering location: White Tower of Thessaloniki (Lefkos Pyrgos), by 11am

After the demo, there will be an open discussion/assembly for upcoming actions at the Ciné ‘Alexandros’

Counter-information events:

Thursday, November 29th, 7pm: Ioannina, in Antiviosi squat

Halkidiki, Northern Greece: Our struggles have no fatherland

OUR STRUGGLES HAVE NO FATHERLAND

As long as we are part of this struggle, we stand not only against the environmental destruction but also against the State and the Bosses, both local and foreign. Their country of origin is of no importance, since their intention is profit and not “development […]

Huehuetenango, Guatemala: Struggle against the hydroelectric power plant in Santa Cruz Barillas and against the terrorism of Power (May 2012)

As our ‘disobedient’ comrades (desobedientes) report, the military government of Otto Pérez Molina imposed a state of siege in the city of Santa Cruz Barillas, northwestern department of Huehuetenango in Guatemala. The objective of this repressive measure was to crush the popular resistance against the advance of CAMBALAM project and construction of a […]

Trieste, Italy: On the devastation of the Rosandra valley

This is a poster pasted on the walls of the city and seaport of Trieste, after the intervention of the civil protection department (Protezione Civile) in the Rosandra valley, located in the Karst Plateau —or Carso, a limestone borderline plateau region extending in southwestern Slovenia and northeastern Italy.

On March 24th, 2012, the civil protection volunteers, […]