As part of our call-out for an Anti-Capitalist May Day we would like to provide some information about an event we will be holding, as well as some general information and ideas surrounding the initial call-out.
We are an initiative made up of various individuals who are working towards organising an Anti-Capitalist themed May […]
On May 1st, 2016, prisoners in Alabama will be staging a workstrike at a number of Alabama prisons (more info via freealabamamovement.com).
My reasons for shutting down is simple, I want to bring as much pain and disorder to the state (ADOC) as I can as an individual in any way that I can. I […]
A few hours before May 1st, a day that was rainy, boring and depressing as hell…
Strolling with eyes wide open enabled me to notice a few traces of hostility towards this world that’s hated to the highest degree.
In Rue Battant, the big window of the real estate management agency “Nicolas” was […]
At dawn of a historic day of struggle [1st May], we wanted to make the daily violence of the justice system towards those dominated obvious; whether undocumented, residents of lower-class neighbourhoods, Roma or anti-capitalist activists.
Last April, the Nantes prosecutor Brigitte Lamy chooses not to prosecute the police officers who blinded the anti-airport demonstrators on […]
Around 300 participants gathered at approximately 2pm in front of the Autonomous Centre in Wuppertal for the twenty-ninth May 1st demonstration since 1986. Many felt that the turnout was disappointing, because this year’s demo was primarily dedicated to sending out solidarity towards the victim of a recent fascist knife attack.
In the small hours […]
The poster reads:
Out in the streets for an autonomous 1st May 2015!
Refugees welcome! Autonomous Centre at Gathe stays!
Whether Pegida (“patriotic europeans against islamisation of the occident”), HoGeSa (“hooligans against salafists”), Nazis, or a mob of citizens – confront racist agitation! Get involved in the social question and develop autonomous perspectives! For […]
«We are here! We are everywhere! We live in betonblocks! We eat shit! We breathe death! We will wait no more! Α | Anarchist Group Cement-stone | We are throwing the stones back to you»
This is a brief report-back from May 1st demos in Berlin. It is written by a newcomer, so it […]
Brief chronicle of the counter-demonstration in the neighbourhood of Chueca on May 1st
At 6pm on May 1st, various fascist organizations, every one cheesier than the last, called a demonstration that began in Tribunal, a central area in Madrid, very close to Chueca.
On the same day, at […]
May 1st – İstanbul:
In 1977, 36 workers were murdered at the Taksim square and the Turkish government forbid demonstrations at the same square.
In 2007, the “1 may platform” announced that they will be in Taksim square to commemorate the 36 workers that were killed 30 years ago.
In 2007, 2008 and 2009, people […]
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 […]
No State can segregate us; no national flag can unite us
Neither on Lesvos, nor anywhere; smash the fascists in every neighbourhood (Antifascist Initiative of Mytilini)
Nearly 150 protesters participated in the evening demonstration that was called by the Antifascist Initiative of Mytilini on June 1st, in the major city of Lesvos Island. […]
FREEDOM FOR THE ACTIVISTS IN ISTANBUL!
On Friday, May 18th, 2012, a gathering in solidarity with arrested anarchists from Istanbul took place in front of the Turkish embassy in Berlin. Several house searches of personal residences, social centres and collectives happened on Monday, May 14th, 2012, in Istanbul (Turkey) and […]
PRISONERS BACK TO THE STREETS
On Thursday, May 17th, members of the translation counter-information network Contra Info, continuing an effort to strengthen international and reciprocal solidarity, raised banners on five different locations in the area of Exarchia, downtown Athens.
Beat the scabs up – Solidarity with comrade David Lamarte in Uruguay
At the […]
Freedom to comrades prosecuted for fighting
They touch one, they touch us all! Solidarity with the fighters!
On Wednesday, May 9th, police detained two comrades, one of them at his working place and the other one at his house. They were both transferred to the Department of Special Operations, and in the morning […]
We just received a brief report from the streets of New York:
I want to share with you a couple of images from our wildcat black bloc march in the streets of NYC.
We were approximately 300 anarchists and anti-capitalists. We were in great spirits as we clashed with NYPD! NYPD was […]
for a free world with no money your days of wealth are over long live animal freedom […]
May 1st, Berlin 1999
Here follow just a few call-outs for May Day(s) 2012. Your own reports from the streets are more than welcome here, in the comments section, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
USA Occupy May 1st Chicago: Black bloc demo Oakland: Occupy demo New York: Anarchist bike bloc Seattle: Anti-capitalist march
Montréal, Canada: Anarchist […]
Three comrades from the Revolutionary Anarchist Action (Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet-DAF) were attacked and detained by cops while they were putting May Day posters on street walls in the Maltepe district of İstanbul. When the comrades resisted the arrest, the cops used tear gas, and then a fight broke out that resulted in injuries.
The cops, […]
May 1st LIBERTARIAN BLOCK
May Day is a day of struggle and commemoration. One more battle against the State and capitalism. A date landmark for confrontation which started in 1886 among strikes and riots, in a combative context against wage slavery and merchandise, and after that five anarchists were hanged.
We must remember them and […]
Three posters for an anti-capitalist/anarchist demo on May 1st, 2012, one calling for a general social strike on May Day, another by anonymous anarchists, and a third by the Convergence of Anti-Capitalist Struggles (CLAC-Montréal).
read also Anarchist contingent, Montréal, May Day 2012