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G20 Hamburg: Freedom for Fabio and Maria!

During a demonstration on Friday 7 July, with the aim of blocking a road on the occasion of the G20 summit, two young people (Fabio 18 and Maria 23) from the Italian city of Feltre (Veneto region) were taken into custody. They tried to help a young woman who have been injured by the police. […]

Exarchia: Banners in solidarity with CSO Kike Mur, G20 rioters, and Lisa

On the morning of Tuesday, July 11th 2017, Themistokleous 58 squatters, together with comrades in affinity, hung internationalist solidarity banners in Exarchia about three different cases.

We have the keys to all doors… Solidarity with KIKE MUR squat in Zaragoza, Spain

From a balcony of the 58 we hung a banner in […]

[The Netherlands] The Area Ban against anarchists in a broader context of repression in The Hague

received August 14th 2016

On August 3, several anarchists in The Hague, the Netherlands, and one from outside the city received a letter from Mayor Van Aartsen with the intention of imposing a two month area ban for the Schilderswijk, a working class and immigrant neighborhood in the center of the city. The […]

Alabama, USA: Anarchist comrade Michael Kimble placed in segregation following the latest rebellion at Holman prison

On August 1st 2016, a riot erupted at Holman prison in Alabama following an altercation where several inmates and at least one prison guard were injured. Prisoners barricaded themselves inside the C-dorm, which houses 114 inmates, setting fires and resisting the antiriot squad (CERT) that arrived to suppress the rebellion. Power and water were shut […]

Athens: Footage of December 6th 2015 riots in Exarchia

Athens, December 6th: More footage from Exarchia

[Greece / Cyprus] December 6th demonstrations and riots

December 6th demonstrations marking the seventh anniversary of the killing of Alexandros Grigoropoulos were held in various Greek cities, such as Thessaloniki, Komotini, Ioannina, Karditsa, Lamia, Volos, Larissa, Trikala, Agrinio, Patras, Kalamata, Heraklion & Rethymno (Crete Island), Mytilini (Lesvos Island), and central Athens, but also in Limassol, Cyprus.

The main banner in Trikala read: “Onward […]

Greece: Rage in the streets of central Athens

November 12th rioting:

Riots broke out in the streets of central Athens on November 12th 2015, day of general strike. Before the morning demonstration, hooded protesters chased a team of uniformed cops who were patrolling on foot near the Archeological Museum, in Patission Street, and beat up at least one of the pigs. Just […]

Stockholm: Concerning the Rågsved riots

(smashed windows of cop station)

Saturday the 6th of December 2014, a group of individuals attacked the existing order. In Rågsved and Hagsätra, in the south of Stockholm, the dogs of the State were attacked with molotovs, stones and firecrackers. Following this event, the local cop station got smashed and several cars were burned. […]

A brief report from the December 6th riot of Helsinki

The banner on the left reads “let’s stop the cuts, collectivize everything” and on the right “class war now”

On the Finnish independence day 6th of December there was a big riot (on local scale) in the capital Helsinki and the police estimates that a 100 000 euros worth on property was destroyed.

December […]

Athens: Exarchia riots in solidarity with anarchist hunger striker Nikos Romanos

During the night between the 2nd and 3rd of December 2014, shortly after an evening demonstration of thousands of people in central Athens in support of the ongoing struggle of anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos and the solidarity hunger strike of his captive brothers Yannis Michailidis, Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos and Dimitris Politis, large-scale clashes erupted in […]

Athens: Second announcement from the occupied Polytechnic School after Exarchia riots, 2/12/2014

On the 2nd of December 2014, a demonstration took place in solidarity with anarchist comrade Nikos Romanos, prisoner on hunger strike since the 10th of November, demanding the granting of educational furloughs. Today’s march saw participation of thousands of people, some of whom later headed for the occupied Polytechnic School.

For us, the occupied ground […]

USA: Missouri Prison Newsletter, Issue #6 – Ferguson

Summer In The City A Prisoner Publication For Missouri and Beyond, September-October 2014

The Missouri Prison Newsletter is distributed to (about 150) people in prisons across the US, but focusing on those incarcerated in Missouri and Illinois.

This issue focuses specifically on the recent uprisings in Ferguson, MO, and contains original personal accounts of […]

Sweden: A comment on the recent riots in Rinkeby, Stockholm

(picture from last year’s riots in the same suburb)

Hidden underneath the media spectacle around the 2013 early summer riots in the suburbs of Stockholm (Husby being the epicentre) lies the constant social tension in segregated areas of Sweden (see Social tension and anarchist intervention in Sweden, in Avalanche #2, p.23).

Rinkeby, a suburb […]

Greece: Call for solidarity gathering at the courthouse in Amfissa

Almost seven years after the Malandrino prison riot, some of the rebellious prisoners stand trial in the town of Amfissa. The poster reads:

When spring began at Malandrino prison…

Thousands of prisoners flourished on rooftops, in dark corridors and fetid wings almost in every prison across Greece’s territory. A spark was enough for them […]

Germany: Reportback from the streets of Hamburg on December 21st, 2013

Thousands of people came to Hamburg on the 21st of December to participate in the protest against the eviction of the Rote Flora squat, for a right to stay for refugees, and to show solidarity to the evicted residents of the Esso houses. Everybody knew that it would be a chaotic day, with thousands of […]

Finland: Meanwhile, in Tampere…

There’s big news in Finland right now. An estimated 500 people protested the December 6 presidential celebration in Tampere during ice hockey demo against nationalism and capitalism. Banks and department store windows were smashed and cops attacked.

December 6 is Independence Day. It’s also the day of annual elite party organized by the […]

Rio de Janeiro: Footage from clashes in Leblon

On the night of July 17th, in the southern zone of Rio de Janeiro, thousands staged a protest across the street where the state governor Sérgio Cabral Filho lives in luxury. Riots and arrests followed in Leblon, the most affluent district in the city.

Turkey: Fans of three major football teams marched as İstanbul United

Gazi

Beşiktaş

On June 8th, in İstanbul, Çarşı group gathered at approximately 7pm in the district of Beşiktaş and marched to Taksim Square.

They have also hanged this banner from the Atatürk Cultural Centre, in Taksim (Optik, pictured on the banner, is a man that formed Çarşı and gave Beşiktaş sport club’s supporters […]

İstanbul: Reportback from Beşiktaş and Taksim

The TV channel CNNtürk broadcasted a documentary about penguins at the same time that thousands of people were clashing out on the streets, so somebody made this video to mock them:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRZJhszz-6Q

In the morning of June 3rd, after two days of heavy clashes in the district of Beşiktaş, police presence there was huge. Cops […]

Turkey: Raw news from the Taksim Gezi Park struggle and ongoing riots

Banner on Lesvos Island (opposite Turkish shores): ‘Solidarity with the rebels in Turkey’

On June 1st we were in Taksim at about 3pm. After clashes that started in the morning, police was forced to leave the area. The cops disappeared for some hours. For two hours there was no police presence in any area […]

Solidarity with the rebels in Stockholm

“We don’t want a slice of cake; we want the whole bakery…burned down.” Solidarity with the rebels in Stockholm!

For five nights people in and around Stockholm have taken to the streets to militantly express their dissatisfaction with the injustices of the system, and the society that results from them. After years […]

Argentina: The Indignity of Normalcy

From Boletín La Oveja Negra:

While in various places around the world an incipient aggression begins to materialize, show itself and organize, in the Argentine State the mass of the population is living in a kind of bubble. Simply criticizing the government is enough to put you on one side, and you are put […]

For a Black February – The fight goes on…

Direct Action Campaign in defense of liberated spaces and imprisoned comrades worldwide

Squat the empty homes! Demolish the prison society!

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Greece: Text released during the December 2008 riots by a female school student

“We walk the path of December again” – banner from the school student demo in the city of Arta, Greece, December 6th, 2012

Communiqué to my parents

I know I owe you a lot. You gave birth to me, you fed and watered me, and you took care of my upbringing. You even loved […]