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[German prisons] Send Lisa a letter!

[2013 Aachen bank robbery case] In December 2016, an anarchist from Amsterdam was acquitted of a bank expropriation that took place in Aachen in 2013.

[2014 Aachen bank robbery case] Since early 2017, two comrades from Barcelona stood trial for a Pax-Bank expropriation that took place in Aachen in 2014: On June 7th 2017, anarchist […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bristol, UK: Solidarity with anarchist prisoner Emma Sheppard

On February 24th, 2015, anarchist prisoner Emma Sheppard was sentenced to 2 years imprisonment at Bristol Crown Court for “committing criminal damage recklessly endangering life.” The charge relates to damage of police cars in the Bristol area.

Emma can receive cards, stamps and stationery.

Please write letters of solidarity to: Emma Sheppard A7372DJ HMP Send, […]

Recent attacks and acts of sabotage (also) in solidarity with comrades on hunger strike

Call for a Black December!

Chile:

On November 28th, comrades in Santiago decided to attack a public transport line with the purpose of calling for a Black December in memory of Sebastián Oversluij, anarchist killed in December 2013 during a failed bank expropriation. This action was also intended to express solidarity with imprisoned compañera Tamara […]

Paris: Star-break cracks against the cops and their society

The night between the 17th and 18th of November 2014, we broke all windows of the police station located at 10, rue Camille Desmoulins (in the 11th arrondissement of Paris) as well as the windshield of a truck belonging to the municipal cleaning service provider Propreté de Paris (‘Cleanliness of Paris’).

The hatred of cops […]

Greece: A few words related to the call for a week of actions in solidarity with anarchist prisoners

Every society you build will have its fringes, and on the fringes of every society, heroic and restless vagabonds will wander, with their wild and virgin thoughts, only able to live by preparing ever new and terrible outbreaks of rebellion! Renzo Novatore

We are writing this text to all anarchists and rebels, in and out […]

Turkey: Anti-government protest on February 25th, 2014 in Kadıköy, İstanbul

The demo started at 7pm. Thousands of people gathered around the bull sculpture in Kadıköy. Demonstrators blocked the road for a few hours. At one side of the road were two TOMAs (antiriot control vehicle), and cops at the other side; a huge banner reading ‘hükümet istifa’ (government resign) was unfolded. More protesters were […]

Greece: A text in response to ongoing raids on homes of comrades in Athens and Thessaloniki

Below is a text handed out by the Anarchists assembly for the connection of struggles within the prison-society (“Sasta”), in Thessaloniki, concerning recent house searches in the framework of an anti-terrorist “pincer operation” unleashed by the Greek police against anarchist/antiauthoritarian individuals since January 21st, 2014.

Lately, in the cities of Thessaloniki and Athens, cops of […]

Rio de Janeiro: Cops beat to death an 18 year old boy

In the early hours of October 17th, 2013 Paulo Roberto Pinho de Menezes, 18, was beaten to death by officers of the ‘Police Pacification Unit’ (UPP) in the Manguinhos favela of Rio de Janeiro. The cops immobilized the teenager and took him in a dark back-alley, where they fiercely beat him to death. The exact […]

Brazil: Cumplicidade, new counter-information project against Power and toward Total Liberation

COUNTER-INFORMATION. CONSPIRACY. SOLIDARITY. DIRECT ACTION.

Comrades,

We invite you to visit and share information via the new counter-information blog from the region controlled by the Brazilian State: Cumplicidade (‘Complicity’).

This initiative is emerging in the actual context where social war is intensifying day by day, and the accumulated rage of those who […]

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.

Few aspects of the ongoing struggle on the streets of Brazil

Finally the Brazilian metropolises are living the moments that they haven’t seen since long ago. Since the beginning of June 2013, hundreds of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of dozens of cities in the context of a struggle against a fare hike for public transit, as well as the devastating consequences […]

Paris: Update on the appeal trial of Ibrahim El Louar

On April 2nd, 2013, the judges of the court of appeal delivered their verdict on the case of Ibrahim El Louar, who was initially sentenced to two years in prison following an escape from the Palaiseau detention centre for migrants on December 16th, 2012.

In the appeal trial, the charges of attempted evasion […]

Paris: Call for solidarity gathering ahead of the appeal trial of Ibrahim El Louar

On January 18th, 2013, the Évry court sentenced Ibrahim El Louar to two year imprisonment and imposed him a fine of 1,200 euros for damages to cops. He is accused of participation in the escape of five persons from the Palaiseau detention centre for migrants on December 16th, 2012.

Ibrahim was finally able to […]

Greece: Anarchist comrade Vaggelis Koutsibelas sentenced to 15 years in prison

The trial against anarchist Vaggelis Koutsibelas started on March 6th, 2013 in the Larissa mixed criminal court. The comrade has been remanded for almost a year, accused of a string of arson attacks that took place in the city of Trikala during March and April 2012.

In the first day of trial, the defense […]

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 […]

Argentina: Claim of responsibility for incendiary attacks against cars in Buenos Aires

We are proud to say that we are part of the current social war in the territory dominated by the Argentine State, sabotaging the instruments that are most highly valued by civilized beings: Cars. Amigxs de la Tierra have carried out incendiary attacks against luxury cars in the most capitalist neighbourhoods of the Federal […]

Athens: A salute to all the comrades of Black February

Black February around the world… Onwards for the everyday insurrection!

On February 28th, we hung a banner on a pedestrian street that marks the daily route of hundreds of children and youths to the buildings of prison-schools in the area of Petralona, wishing to send strength to the hostages of social war, either persecuted […]

France: From one prison to another

On December 16th, 2012 five people tried to get away from the Massy-Palaiseau detention centre. Four would make it but the fifth person, Ibrahim, was caught by the police that beat him up. He was taken into custody, held for two days and then brought before a judge, accused of […]

Call for two weeks of solidarity actions with fugitive anarchist Felicity Ann Ryder, from February 21st till March 7th

Mexico City: Solidarity afternoon for Felicity Ryder on February 21st, by 5pm, at the Che squat (hallway in the Central Library of the University City, UNAM’s main campus)

We send our fraternal greetings to all the anti-authoritarian hearts that read us in different places of the world. All those who have firmly decided […]

Santiago, $hile: Responsibility claim for incendiary action against the jailers

Door with minor damage (unfortunately not the whole of the device was ignited)

The days of this hot summer go on and on, and most people are still withdrawn, thinking about where they’ll go for a vacation. Meanwhile, Power and authority don’t rest, incarcerating Mapuche brothers and warriors in southern Chile, perfecting repressive laws, […]

Santiago, $hile: Memory and combat

This Sunday, February 3rd, we came out on the street in force to broadcast onto one of the walls of the CSO (Squatted Social Centre) Sacco y Vanzetti so that we keep alive the memory and that no space will die in a bastardized judicial archive; memory as a weapon is realized from the […]

France: Yet more pressure against the Non-Fides.fr

Click on photo to read the translation by War On Society.

$hile: Bombing attack against Agrosuper factory’s headquarters in downtown Santiago

We claim responsibility for the explosive attack at the offices of Agrosuper on January 2nd, 2013 at 23.30pm on the corner of 18 and 10 de Julio streets in the commune of Santiago Centro. Frontal attack on the bourgeoisie and its supporters.

We chose this target because it is the holding company that controls […]