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Montreal, Canada: International call for solidarity actions against repression at the University of Quebec

On April 8th 2015, security guards with the help of the SPVM (Montreal City police force) arrested 21 people at the University of Quebec, Canada.

International call for solidarity actions – 13th-17th April 2015 Against repression at the University of Quebec (UQAM) and everywhere

On March 21st 2015, students from Quebec (Canada) launched […]

The misery of Belgrade’s student Left

Faculty of Philosophy under student blockade, Belgrade, October 2014: “Here I am, there you are, we got protest” (slogan freely transcribed).

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Student problems as such, as specific problems, don’t exist. Problems that students have are closely related to the totality of society, that is, the totality of what represents the life of every student. […]

Athens: Rebellious student demo on May 3rd

They attack the December 2008 generation Demonstration, Propylaea, May 3rd, 19:00 Against the educational system that produces slaves Against the brutal violence of the State (The banner reads: “We live for today, we struggle for tomorrow”) Not One Step Back Antiauthoritarian Student Front / Rebellious Students

In an attempt to implement its plan for […]

Greece: A boy from home

Christmas at home, the fatherly home, as it is known, distinguishing the authority that gives name and meaning to things. I wake up with difficulty from mom’s entreaties, “to eat all together.” I also hear the grandfather’s voice from inside, so I know. I know precisely what I will face. I’ve lived it in almost […]

Athens: Bus fare evader dead after scuffle with ticket inspector

In the night of August 13th, a ticker inspector inside a moving trolley bus pressured a 19-year-old to hand over his identity card and pay a fine for not having a ticket, threatening to take him to the nearest police station should he not comply with his authority. After some moments, the bus driver […]

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 of […]

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 were deployed […]

Piraeus, Greece: Open letter from a secondary school student

To my teachers… and the others:

My name is K.M., and I am a student in the first class of secondary school, at the 10th Lyceum in Drapetsona, Piraeus.

I decided to write this text because I wanted to express my outrage, my indignation, at the nerve and hypocrisy of those who govern us and all those […]

Greece: The tripartite government ordered the forced return to work of all the secondary school teachers, even before they went on strike

The Greek Federation of Secondary Education State-School Teachers (OLME) proposed a 24hour strike for the 17th of May but also a 5day strike from the 20th to the 24th of May (first week of the nationwide university entrance examinations that take place at public secondary education schools). In response, the Greek government banned the workers […]

Neither in London, nor anywhere… Let’s trash the fascists and anyone who paves the way for them

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Germany: Benefit gig for squats in Athens

On January 25th, 2013 in Witzenhausen, Germany, we organized a concert featuring the band Guts Pie Earshot in solidarity with squats under attack across Greece. We placed a banner in our self-managed student club which read: You can’t evict an idea. Hands off all squats. Solidarity to Villa Amalias, Skaramaga and […]

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 me, […]

Spain: Report on the protests on September 3rd in the Madrid Autonomous University

Story of a clear defiance played out before our eyes. Esperanza, why are you hiding? (How direct action and struggle is the only way forward.)

September 3rd. Inaugural ceremony of the academic year at the School of Medicine of the Madrid Autonomous University (UAM). The ceremony is annually attended by a who’s who from […]

Thessaloniki: Texts about the Public Power Corporation’s attempts to cut off Delta squat’s electricity supply

Since late July, Delta squat is being actively repressed by DEI (Public Power Corporation, PPC) that attempts to cut off the space’s electricity supply. The electric power company got the green light from the Alexandreio Technological Education Institute (ATEI) of Thessaloniki, which is the legal owner of the building (squatted for 5 years already).

This squat […]

Cyprus: International networking & solidarity call to anarchist/anti-authoritarian student collectives

For those who do not know us, we are the anti-authoritarian student group Skapoula from Cyprus, based in Nicosia. Our call is mainly addressed to similar student groups and undertakings in Greece, while we already made some contacts with school students from Turkey.

Our aim is on the one hand a more general networking with other […]

ALERTA ANTIFASCISTA – Athens, March 29th

In the city centre: Daily beatings, tortures, thefts against immigrants source athens.indymedia Cops, fascists, plainclothes cops, racist civil servants, an impenetrable tangle of thugs make the everyday ‘life’ of immigrants who move in downtown Athens a living hell.

Here are, apparently, only a few of the facts that immigrants suffer every day, reported by their supporters:

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Athens: Immediate release of the February 12th four, who are remanded in custody!

Intervention in Egaleo from the self-managed hangout (steki) of the Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Athens in solidarity with the four imprisoned comrades that were arrested during the February 12th demo

Immediate release of the 4 remanded in custody since Sunday, 12/2 – Solidarity is our weapon!

On February 29th, the […]

Brazil: Brief notes on an ongoing social war

On Monday, February 27th, the prosecuting authorities of Rio de Janeiro attempted to intimidate activists associated with the wider social movement against the increase in public transportation fares. Specifically, political activists were summoned to appear in the 76th police department of Rio de Janeiro, after circulating a video via Internet which propagated the ideas of […]

Brazil: Amid the Carnival, the military police raided the students’ autonomous space in the University of São Paulo (USP)

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

In the morning of Monday, February 6th, a warning regarding police presence close to the main gate of the university campus mobilized the students’ movement and other supporters. It was the deadline for the repossession of the students’ autonomous space, known as Moradia Retomada (‘Retaken House’), located on the ground floor of the G block […]

Greece: Greetings from occupied Crete

This is the 8th day of the occupation of the building of prefectural administration in Chania, Crete. We just translated our main communiqué in English and we send it to you, to inform and spread the message of the occupations worldwide. There is also a French translation available here. We also have a blog and […]

‘We don’t commemorate the resistance with parades, but with insurrections’

AGAINST NATIONALIST PARADES

‘And remember that we celebrate liberty today! Whoever doesn’t parade will get expelled from school.’

On October 26th–27th, 2011, interventions were actualized at schools in Elliniko, Ano Glyfada and Argyroupoli (southern suburbs of Athens, renowned for their capitalist character). Secondary students had written and distributed the following text against […]

Greece: What students say about their attempt to ‘break the wall of silence’ on September 25th, 2011

Read about the occupation of the studio of state TV channel NET by students on Occupied London

The following video was made by the students themselves. It includes their announcement on education issues, the new higher education reform bill, the general economic situation, layoffs and job precariousness. They also recorded what happened during the occupation […]

Political persecutions in the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki

On Friday, 18 February 2011, two of the students of the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki received summons from the Magistrates’ Court of Thessaloniki, “to give explanations about the occupation.” It’s not clarified in which occupation these summons refer to. It should be noted here that the students’ association has made four occupations from May 2010 […]