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Brazil: Aftermath of the 1st Autonomous and Feminist Book Fair in Porto Alegre

Originally received November 2nd:

Since the beginning of FLIFEA [the 1st Autonomous and Feminist Book Fair in Porto Alegre], we suffered machist and fascist persecutions and aggressions, with threats, provocations and hostile presences, which were noticed and addressed at all time. But what happened this Sunday night (November 1st 2015) deserves a specific denunciation to point […]

USA: Eric McDavid released from prison!

Dear friends and comrades,

It is with bursting hearts that we write to tell you some amazing news. Today, January 8, Eric was ordered released from prison. It has been almost 9 years exactly since he was arrested in Auburn, CA, on January 13, 2006.

Eric’s release came about because of the habeas petition that he and […]

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 […]

Pacific Northwest Grand Jury Resistance: Support Steve, who is on the run

September 28th, 2013 – An update on Steve’s situation

It saddens us to announce that the grand jury investigation has received a six month extension and will most likely conclude on March 4th, 2014. During the past six months there has been little news as to the current status or extent of the investigation […]

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 […]

Brieva prison, Spain: Updates on the situation of imprisoned Noelia Cotelo Riveiro

Prisons are extermination centres

Previous updates here

On Saturday, February 9th, Noelia was visited by two lawyers who found her in good shape. However, she explained that she had several bruises and marks on her neck and requested to be examined by a physician. She also reported that she had gastroenteritis, although the signs […]

Athens: About Skaramaga squat (evicted by police on January 9th)

A total of 8 arrestees from the Skaramaga squat raid (of whom four declared they were residents of the squat, while one is a minor) were released on January 10th. Below is a text of the Assembly for the Antispeciesist Action (a group of participants in the squatting project) as well as an update by […]

Athens: Police raid in Skaramaga squat

Following the eviction and arrests in Villa Amalias squat during the morning of January 9th, a police raid in the Patission 61 & Skaramaga squat is underway. At about 15.00pm, anti-riot squadrons smashed the door and stormed in the building.

Short announcement by the collective of Skaramaga squat about the raid:

15.56pm: A police raid took place […]

Athens: Villa Amalias re-squatted and re-evicted; mass detentions

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VLTaS2TLiI

Early in the morning of Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 dozens of people re-squatted Villa Amalias.

Heavy anti-riot police forces that encircled the building threw repeatedly tear gas inside. At approximately 9.20am, anti-riot squadrons (MAT, YMET) along with the EKAM special suppressive antiterrorist unit were deployed in the area, smashed the building’s windows and raided it anew, […]

San José, Costa Rica: Reportback from a student demo on October 9th

In October 2012, San José (capital of Costa Rica) saw a large student demonstration against a veto that the country’s president Laura Chinchilla Miranda put on the law amendment which suggested the free use of copyrighted material or intellectual property for nonprofit educational purposes. In other words, she recently blocked the decision of the Congress […]

Bolivia: Letter of punky Mayron Mioshiro (Krudo) from Qalauma prison in La Paz

Greetings, comrades; I am still confronting the present here and obviously not giving up.

My intention with this communiqué is the following: to clarify certain conflicts and rumors that have arisen about my person.

I think from what I’ve understood people have been saying that I’m a police collaborator; but if I was […]

Switzerland: Solidarity calls for young people that were arrested in July due to May Day actions

We demand freedom for the May 1st prisoners | July 21st, 2012 On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 the police raided the homes of comrades. The majority of them are between 18 and 20 years old. It is obvious that repression is aiming at young people to show them that their existence might be at stake, […]

Frankfurt, M31: Anti-capitalism demonstration in the financial centre of Germany

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjkcJ-Kew5U

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpuQWofsOnc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIZhA3aD9e0

An initial brief report, based on M31 organization’s announcement

An estimated 6,000 protesters took to the streets in Frankfurt am Main on March 31st, ‘European day of action against capitalism’. In the same context, manifestations were held in other cities, such as Madrid, Athens (with a really poor turnout), Milan, Zagreb, Vienna, Utrecht, Moscow and Kiev.

During […]

São Paulo, Brazil: Solidarity network of prisoners’ families and friends

Don’t be silent: Outskirts against incarceration

In the first two months of this year (2012) the prison population increased by over 5,000 people only in the state of São Paulo. And if there are half a dozen rich among the prison inmates, it’s too much already, because everyone knows that such ‘justice’ is not blind but […]

Athens: Ali Mohammed Rasul released from children’s prison

After numerous solidarity interventions and legal aid, the 12-year-old immigrant Ali Mohammed Rasul who was arrested for scavenging through waste on October 5th and imprisoned in Amygdaleza juvenile detention centre, is finally released and has documents.

The next step is family reunification, as the boy’s parents are currently in Germany.

source: athens.indymedia.org

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Rights guide during mobilizations, arrests, etc.

PLEASE, CONTRIBUTE AS MANY INFORMATION AS POSSIBLE.

Information about the legal framework concerning the right to protest in Greece, practical advice to implement this right before and during protests, as well as advice on behavior in the case of arrest and involvement with criminal justice.

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