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[Mexican prisons] Letter from comrade Fernando Bárcenas

To all rebel comrades

I write to all those who build their paths of autonomy, to remember that within these walls we try to apart our vital time from the machinery generating moments of lucidity in a suffocating world… This is how, in those years, there were proposals of resistance, isolated struggles in forgotten areas, lost […]

Mexico: Libertarian Book and Publication Fair in Tijuana

The poster in Spanish

Mexican prisons: Fernando Bárcenas, Abraham Cortés, Luis Fernando Sotelo and Miguel Peralta initiated days of anti-prison struggle

Since September 28th 2016, the imprisoned compañeros Fernando Bárcenas, Abraham Cortés (in Mexico City’s Reclusorio Norte) and Luis Fernando Sotelo (in Mexico City’s Reclusorio Sur) have undertaken hunger strike, while Miguel Peralta (in Oaxaca’s Cuicatlán prison) abstains from prison meals.

Their joint struggle, marking three years since the imprisonment of Abraham Cortés (on October 2nd 2013), […]

Greece: Solidarity with prison rebels against slavery & white supremacy in America and beyond

On August 4th 2016, an info event was held at Themistokleous 58 squat in Exarchia (Athens), with the participation of Contra Info translation counter-info network and ABC Solidarity Cell, where a comrade from Portland ABC discussed details about the US wide mobilization against prison slavery and white supremacy on the 45th anniversary of the Attica […]

Mexico: Anarchist prisoner Fernando Bárcenas calls for revolutionary solidarity with US prison strike

“(…) This is a call for revolutionary solidarity against the slavery and extermination imposed by economic plunder… in North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Europe and all other places touched by civilization, know that we are preparing ourselves within Mexican prisons; but that will continue to be demonstrated through actions… To war alongside our […]

Mexico: Telmex phone booths sabotaged

Received June 19th 2016: We want to communicate the destruction of 13 telephone booths of the Telmex company. Telmex is a company that builds federal prisons in Mexico. Carlos Slim, its owner, is a businessman who also owns other companies involved in the construction of the “Mexico–Toluca high-speed train” that is destroying forests and aquifers. […]

Cancún, Mexico: Incendiary attack in memory of Mauri

Arson of vehicles in the early hours of Sunday 22nd May:

We decided to attack the vicinity of the National Institute of Migration as a way of remembering the comrade Mauricio Morales, and what better way to do it than to extend the conflict and remind them that attacks won’t stop even after a comrade’s death […]

Mexico City: Explosive attack against the company Sacmag de México

After midnight…

On May 4th 2016, we placed an explosive device comprised of dynamite and gas that detonated in the offices of Sacmag de México. Yes, it was us…

For the diffusion cell of the Informal Feminist Commando of Antiauthoritarian Action (COFIAA) Ana ‘the black butterfly’

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Bloomington, Indiana, USA: Banner drop in solidarity with Fernando Bárcenas

Received February 18th:

Solidarity with Fernando Bárcenas – You’re not alone

Responding to the call for solidarity with Fernando Bárcenas, we hung a banner with words of support for our comrade. Fernando is an anarchist imprisoned by the Mexican state for burning a Coca-Cola tree during a demonstration against the rise of Metro ticket […]

Mexico City: Actions in solidarity with imprisoned comrades

Received February 3rd along with the image: On the 31st January we coordinated two actions of solidarity with prisoners. Not solely in solidarity with anarchist prisoners but with all who have been and are incarcerated by the state or who are escaping that vile oppression.

We carried out two simultaneous actions. We dropped banners in Av. […]

Black December Everywhere

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Torreón, Mexico: Bank ATMs and CCTV camera sabotaged

They will never succeed in making us part of their routine; their civilisation is a cage for us; their jobs, their laws, their norms of social coexistence only make us feel disgust; we do not care about their success, we are not interested in having cars or fully “accommodated” houses where we can have […]

Mexico: Black December poem from Tijuana

Black December of individualities with the cry of solidarity of new, anarchic, black and direct solidarity solidarity by flaming barricades, Molotov cocktails, bullets, daggers expropriations, explosions, arsons, acts of sabotage pamphlets, banners, verses, texts actions claimed or not multiple anti-hierarchical gestures and an infinity of attacks

Comrade Sebastian Angry Oversluij those bullets that entered your […]

Indianapolis, USA: Solidarity action at the Mexican consulate

On July 3rd, there was a solidarity demonstration against repression in Mexico, organized outside the Mexican Consulate in Indianapolis, USA.

The text of the flyer distributed during the demonstration:

On June 16, 2015, the Anarchist Black Cross-Mexico, an anti-repression organization, released word describing an escalation of the harassment and surveillance they experience at the hands of the […]

Mexico City: Police harassment of members of Anarchist Black Cross–Mexico

In the last few years, we have seen how the escalation of repression has intensified around the libertarian and anarchist movement through the strategies used here in Mexico City: Setting very high bond amounts, and applying the same package of charges, always aggravated, without giving much importance to the specific situation, but rather […]

Xalapa, Mexico: Incendiary attack on the Ministry of Social Development (SEDESOL) for a Black June

Communique on the incendiary attack carried out against SEDESOL for a Black June

To peoples, barrios, and communities To everyone who is organizing and struggling To our comrades To the free media To all Mexicans

You propose scorched earth whether it be cultivated soil or ground laid to waste I will not be the dog who watches […]

Mexico City: Incendiary attack against a Banamex bank branch

June 12th, after midnight.

Using a simple weapon we decided to attack against the Banamex bank branch located at the junction of Sullivan Avenue and the inner-city motorway Circuito Interior, in the heart of the city. We stood right in front of their vigilance system: patrol cars that move around surveilling the avenue one after another, […]

Mexico: Explosive attack against a Banamex bank branch

Note from Contra Info: We received the following text on March 6th 2015, accompanied by this short introduction that precedes.

The following communiqué has arrived for its dissemination and claims the explosive attack at dawn on March 6th at a bank branch (Banamex) located in the municipality of Ecatepec de Morelos (in the State of Mexico), […]

Mexico City: Telecommunications infrastructure sabotaged in solidarity with the compas in Greece

April 5th. Mexico City.

Today someone will wake up, and as every other morning before anything else they will check their facebook account or some other virtual media developed to exert a major control over us, over our activities; to turn our forms of interaction into mere algorithms used for continuing to feed their capitalist machinery. […]

Mexico: Gesture in solidarity with the hunger strikers in Greece

Their struggle is our struggle – FREEDOM for the hostages in prison – SOLIDARITY from Mexico to Greece

The only thing that the state uses as its last strategic resource is to bring poverty and repression against those who rebel. It tries to save its existence by using control over human relations and […]

Mexico: A short message to the distant tribes

February 25, 2015 Guanajuato, Mexico

To the group “Uncivilized Conduct”. To the group “Wild/Terrorist Behaviors”. To all the “Savage Reaction” groups of action, written dissemination and study. To all those who feel identified with the tendency opposed to the techno-industrial system and in favor of wild nature.

Artificiality and its yoke upon nature grow broader by the […]

Mexican prisons: Open letter of Amélie Pelletier and Fallon Poisson, February 14, 2015 (corrected)

On February 14 there will be an event in the museo de la tolerancia[*] that aims to raise money for political prisoners and anarchists.

Being in prison we have little information about the event.

We don’t know who is organizing it, but we know our names appear on the list of prisoners for whom the event is […]

Victoria, British Columbia: Benefit gig for Amélie, Fallon and Carlos, imprisoned anarchists in Mexico

We’re doing a solidarity benefit show for anarchist prisoners Amélie, Fallon and Carlos on December 4th, 2014 in Victoria (Occupied Lekwungen Territories). Come out and help support them!

Storm of Sedition – Anti-Civ Anarchist Crust Azotobacter – Local Punk Not a Cost – Anarchist Crust

There will also be cheap food and zine distros.

Doors @6PM No bigots, […]

Mexican prisons: Comrades Amélie, Fallon and Carlos sentenced locally

On November 6th, 2014, in the proceeding under common law, Amélie Trudeau Pelletier, Fallon Poisson Rouiller and Carlos López Marín were sentenced to 2 years, 7 months and 15 days in prison, and ordered to pay damages of 108 thousand pesos, on charges of attacks to public peace and aggravated damages committed by […]

Mexican prisons: Anarchists Amélie, Fallon and Carlos sentenced to 7 years and 6 months by the federal court

On October 31st, 2014 judges handed down sentence in the federal process against Amélie Trudeau Pelletier, Fallon Poisson Rouiller and Carlos López Marín for the offense of damage to others’ property in the form of fire (attack on the Secretariat of Communications and Transport). Our comrades were sentenced to 7 years and 6 months imprisonment.

The […]