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Exarchia, Athens: Banner drop in solidarity with Kara Wild

The banner reads: “Freedom for Kara Wild, anarchist incarcerated in France”

On May 18th 2016 in Paris, in the context of combative protests against the new labor law, a patrol car of the French police was smashed and burned down. A week later, on May 26th, Kara Wild, an anarchist trans woman from the US who […]

Action for political prisoners at mass street protest in Paris on June 14th

During the June 14th demonstration in Paris, comrades of AGB (Anarchist Group from Bern) carried a banner in solidarity with political prisoners in Greece, Switzerland and elsewhere, reading: “Whoever forgets the prisoners of social war has forgotten the war! Freedom for Nikos Maziotis, Marco Camenisch & members of Conspiracy of Cells of Fire. ”

Received June […]

Greece: Incendiary attack against vehicles at Peugeot-Citroën dealership in Thessaloniki by Anarchist cell ‘Les casseurs’

To clarify once and for all: Power cannot exist without us. We can live without it (and even better). Power drains us of our essence; it pillages life. [Excerpt from: ‘Manifesto of Rebellion – Signpost to a Different Future’; December 2008]

The imposition of domination knows no national boundaries or state divisions, nor is it concentrated […]

Athens: Incendiary gesture in complicity with rebels in France

During and after the “social movement”, we’ll never stop following our destructive passions, pursuing our dreams of freedom, sowing the chaos of revolt in the order of authority. “Tout peut basculer”; anarchist newspaper published in Paris

In the early hours of June 9th 2016, we paid a brief visit to the offices of the […]

[USA] Info-packet on the uprising in France

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[Received June 22nd 2016]

This info-packet was assembled for a solidarity event in the Unites States. It is formatted to be printed on US Letter paper (8.5×11) double sided (flip on long edge).

The smallest form of solidarity that we can take with our comrades struggling across the world is to […]

Montreuil, Paris: Job centre attacked

Neither Law, Nor Work

In the night of Thursday 5th May, the windows of the job centre of Montreuil were destroyed with a sedgehammer. On the sides could be read: “Modern enslavers – Neither Work Nor Law”. Day or night, alone, in small groups or as many, let’s attack the structures of the State and the […]

Toulouse, France: Everyone hates the job centre

Defiling a job centre is good for morale.

In the night of Tuesday 3rd to Wednesday 4th May in Toulouse, we trashed the job centre of Jolimont with a paint extinguisher.

In this context of social movement, where state repression is becoming increasing stronger, we chose to multiply the means of struggle. Because we hate work and […]

Toulouse, France: Police station attacked with Molotovs – “We’ve had enough”

On the night of Tuesday 26th [April], we attacked a police station with Molotov cocktails.

We won’t lie to you any longer. We’ve had enough. Fed up of being sold that “it’ll be better tomorrow”. Fed up of waiting for the social movement. Fed up with the dreary and sad “see you next week”. Fed up […]

Rennes, France: A demonstrator loses an eye

On Thursday [April 28th] a student of our university lost an eye, simply for having demonstrated. Whilst retreating with all the demonstrators following a CRS charge [riot cops], he was taken freely as a target and hit in the face by a flashball shot. Given that this government has nothing but police violence to bring […]

Paris: Hostile traces towards the unions

Delayed report, some photos and a few words on the moment where the CFDT [French Democratic Confederation of Labour] had their facade repainted.

Last Friday 15th April, on leaving Place de la République, 50-60 people took a little tour in the Belleville neighbourhood, shouting slogans against police, work, unionists, and pasting some posters. They arrived in […]

Marseille: A small but pleasant wild night-time demo

After the up all night, a hundred people left as a wild demo at around 2am on Friday 22nd April. On the menu, shouts, some mess, street furniture and a few windows in Saint Fe[rréol] damaged, as well as some bins overturned. Nothing extraordinary, but all the same a beautiful and spontaneous collective energy that […]

Lille, France: Profanation of new administrative court

Whilst a certain urvoas*, the new minister of justice, today [April 19th] inaugurated the new administrative court, we came and profaned it by spraying used oil and graffiting it.

These last days, several dozens of people have been beaten up, mutilated and injured by the police, and others sentenced, imprisoned by the judicial system for being […]

Lille, France: Beginning of revenge against a police station

Today [April 21st], a new mobilisation against the El Khomri law took place in Lille. Following this demonstration, a small block, wanting to get together for the general meeting of struggle at L’Insoumise [Autonmous Space], were charged by BAC [Anti-Crime Brigade] cops. Several people successfully took refuge in the CNT premises located close by. Around […]

Frankfurt, Germany: Wild demo with an attack on the French consulate

Yesterday [April 19th] in the early evening, around 100 people demonstrated in solidarity with the struggling youths in France during a wild demonstration through [the district of] Bockenheim. For weeks now, thousands of people in France take to the streets against the “labour law“.

The youths and rebels are fed up with racist police controls. Lots […]

Marseille: April 14th demo – No austerity for teargas

Strike breakers – Traitors

A new demonstration in the struggle against the El Khomri Law (but clearly not only) was called for this Thursday April 14th at 10am, in the centre of Marseille, to not give up this dynamic that has been put in place during this month of diverse and varied demonstrations…

Less people […]

Marseille: Short report-back on the night-time wild demo of April 16th

Pictures of the Action Française [French Action] office on Rue Navarin

After many hours sat down at the Up All Night [Nuit Debout] (?!), a few people spoke to call to leave as a wild demo. A good part of the gathering got up for a little tour in town…

Two hundred people descended […]

Lille, France: Symbolic attack against two Socialist Party offices

Yesterday evening, while [President] Hollande was vomiting his speech on TV, the Lille PS [Socialist Party] office, as well as PS elected Bernard Roman’s parliamentary surgery, were daubed and gratified in support of the struggle against the “Labour” law.

With this act, we attack the Socialist Party in its entirety, whether its their majority or their […]

Paris: Our revolt is not civil

In Paris, the revolt and the Up All Night [known as Nuit Debout] are tough to be channelled by citizenists of all kinds, who are yet to manoeuvre however. People are outraged, and wild demos link together. Yesterday evening [April 9th], CCTV cameras, banks and a cop station were targeted. A demo took off in […]

Toulouse, France: Attack against the CGT

We have so much anger to spit on the CGT’s faces, and all unionists, that in the night of April 11th-12th we took a naughty pleasure in repainting with paint filled light bulbs the front of the Labour Exchange in Toulouse, where we also graffitied “Not all cops are blue”. Then for good measure we […]

France: Another agitated demo in the streets of Marseille

Some paint, things broken, overturned bins, gas and at least one arrest* – April 9th

Around 2pm Place de Gaulle; approximately a thousand people pass in front of the CGT parade to take the front of the demo. 10,000, maybe 20,000 people were present in total.

The very classic Canebière to Liauteaud passed calmly. And when everyone […]

Paris: Up all night – CGT looses more windows

The night of Thursday 7th to Friday the CGT office of the 14th district, rue de l’aube, lost its windows.

Because we don’t want their management of the exploitation. We don’t want any management of our slavery, work.

Because we don’t oppose the Labour law, we oppose law and work.

Destroy that which destroys us.

demolition workers

Note from Contra […]

Nantes, France: Report-back on the demonstration of March 31st

Today, March 31st, a new day of mobilisation against labour reforms took place. Everywhere in France colleges were blockaded, schools were on strike and several demonstrations occurred which ended in conflict against the cops, like in Toulouse, Marseille, Rennes, Nantes and Paris.

In Nantes, the demonstration gathered more than 30,000 people, and all along the procession, […]

Paris: The CGT loose their windows

Since always the trade unionists have held a linked role between the exploiters and the exploited – to perpetuate the exploitation.

Last Thursday in Montparnasse, the CGT security [General Confederation of Labour] – who wanted to yet again have control of the demonstration – beat up, gassed and handed over protesters to cops. That’s who the […]

Marseille, France: Banner in support of Gaël, sentenced to 6 months in prison after Nantes demo

Freedom for Gaël. Fuck the police.

On March 17th during a demonstration in Nantes against the Labour Law, several people were arrested. Gaël spent 48 hours detained before being being remanded by the court. On Monday 21st, he faced an immediate appearance in court and was sentenced to 6 months in prison.

Today [March 24th] […]

Paris: And we broke everything

End of the PS [Socialist Party] – Birth of our strength. Photos via Attaque.

Communique via Nantes Indymedia on March 22nd:

Today, after a gathering that promised to be less worse than others – with its “more radical than me, you die” people, its students-dents-dents, its tiqqunists re-reconverted to the insurrection, its “but after all […]