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(en) asr anarshism: Sohail 'Arabic prisoner of anarchist in revolutionary court addressed to judge Moghiseh: disgrace over you and your leader [machine translation]
Wed Jun 20 08:16:32 GMT 2018
The Sohail Arab court was held on Sunday, June 20, 1997 at Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court on Moallem Street in Tehran under the chairmanship of Judge Moghiseh. ---- At the same time, Sohail Arabi and his wife were brought to trial for trial. The trial, which was held secretly and without the presence of families, judge Moghiseh accused allegations such as making statements, calling foreign media and insulting Khamenei. ---- Sohail Arabi also made a brave defense in the court and said in his defense to Moghisheh: "You are a puppet, and you are about to be in the course of time, and it's time for us to sit and trial you." ---- Sohail's wife was subjected to a prison sentence on charges of participating with Sohail. According to lawyers and witnesses, the court of Soheil has already been appointed by the judiciary and will be announced twenty days after the trial. ...
(en) Britain, solfed Cambridge Radical Bookfair 1 - 5pm Sunday 17th June
Wed Jun 20 08:16:04 GMT 2018
1pm to 5pm Sunday 17th June at Portland Arms ---- Free Entry but Donations welcome. ---- Participants include:-
CAMBRIDGE CLIMATE ACTION ---- CAMBRIDGE SOLIDARITY FEDERATION ---- CAMBRIDGE UNITE COMMUNITY BRANCH ---- FREEDOM BOOKSHOP ---- RADICAL ROUTES ---- SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE HUNT SABOTEURS ---- THEORY AND PRACTICE ---- ANARCHIST COMMUNIST GROUP
CAMBRIDGE KURDISTAN SOLIDARITY
Info on local grassroots housing campaigns
(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #284 - 6 e mass extinction (fr, it, pt)[machine translation]
Wed Jun 20 08:14:45 GMT 2018
The finding is alarming. The damage to biodiversity continues to grow. And the speed of this collapse is accelerating. Let's take a brief look at some recent scientific studies. ---- Year after year, scientific data accumulate and all go in the same direction: biodiversity collapses on all lands and seas. First, there is the work of the Intergovernmental Science and Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), created in 2012 and whose sixth session was held from 17 to 24 March 2018 in Medellin (Colombia). ---- His reports point out, for example, that in Africa some 500 000 km2 of land are already degraded due to deforestation, unsustainable agriculture, overgrazing, mining activities, invasive species or global warming.
(en) Russia, avtonom Two anarchists were detained in Irkutsk, they are accused of holding an uncoordinated meeting [machine translation]
Wed Jun 20 08:14:34 GMT 2018
In Irkutsk, two anarchists were detained by Sofya Bazhenov and Igor Martynenko. Bazhenova herself told about this OVD-Info. The activists were detained at the bus station when they arrived after rest. The police said that Bazhenov and Martynenko avoided drafting protocols for holding an uncoordinated rally on May 1, and asked the young people to go with them. Activists refused, and the police force dragged them into the car. ---- After the detainees were taken to the police department No. 5. ---- According to Bazhenova, on May 1 she and other activists held a happening "Mem, Labor - May Day" , having previously notified the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Prosecutor's Office, the mayor, the governor and the human rights commissioner in Irkutsk. ---- According to the encyclopedia "Culturology. XX century ", happening - a theatrical momentary action on an ...
(en) [Turkey] Police brutally attack LAF students in Istanbul By ANA (tr, pt) [machine translation]
Wed Jun 20 07:28:05 GMT 2018
We report this statement from LAF. Luckily, the next day all were released. ---- Istanbul, June 8, 2018. The demonstration convened by the revolutionary student organizations was brutally attacked by the police. Even the Secondary School Anarchist Action Group (LAF) was among the organizers of the protest. The event was organized to protest against examinations that severely limit access to the university. These exams are one of the biggest problems in the education industry. ---- To protest against this, every June there is a demonstration against the exams. The protest was to be held in Kadiköy, but police attacked demonstrators attempting to leave. The first attack to deter the demonstrators was brutal. The police hit many ordinary students who were demonstrating. Violence continued inside police buses where detainees were taken. ...
(en) Anarchist Collective Class Struggle CALC: [CURITIBA] 3rd Meeting of the Circle of Libertarian Studies (CEL) - Anarchism, Gender, Sexuality and Feminism. (pt) [machine translation]
Wed Jun 20 07:27:52 GMT 2018
The CEL-Curitiba is one of the groups of studies articulated by the Collective Anarchist Fight of Class (CALC) in the state of Paraná. We return in 2018 with monthly meetings, on the last Tuesdays of the month, always at 18:30, at the Santos Andrade Campus of UFPR. ---- Next meeting - When: JUNE 26, Tuesday, 18:30. Where: UFPR HISTORICAL BUILDING, PSYCHOLOGY ROOM 205. ---- In this meeting of the CEL we will discuss the struggle of women and anarchism. For this we will discuss the intersection between gender, race and class and the importance of social movements defending feminist promises and not reproducing any kind of oppression. ---- The base texts are: ---- - There is no Socialism without Feminism! - Collective Breaking Walls ---- - The Legacy of Slavery: Bases for a New Feminine Nature - Chapter I of Women, Race and Class - Angela Davis ...
(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #284 - The survival of humanity in question! (fr, it, pt) [machine translation]
Tue Jun 19 07:38:07 GMT 2018
According to the reports of the Intergovernmental Science and Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, " Biodiversity and the contributions nature makes to people seem, for many, remote from our daily lives.[...]They are at the heart not only of our survival, but also of our cultures, our identities and our joie de vivre ". ---- The meaning of biodiversity is not necessarily understood by everyone. Let us first recall that biodiversity refers to the diversity of ecosystems - all plants, animals and micro-organisms that interact in the same geographical location -, animal and plant species and genes of individuals within the same species. ---- This extraordinary wealth of life forms on our planet is constantly evolving, renewing itself, adapting to changes in climate and physico-chemical soil data. Sometimes biological crises occur. Five massive ...
(en) anarkismo.net: Rev. William J. Barber's Moral Movement north america / mexico | the left | review Saturday June 16, 2018 03:28 by Wayne Price
Tue Jun 19 07:37:54 GMT 2018
A Radical Review of William J. Barber The Third Reconstruction (2016) ---- Rev. Dr. William J. Barber is an important organizer of North Carolina's Moral Monday movement and now of the national Poor People's Campaign. He and his co-workers have organized large scale demonstrations and civil disobedience at statehouses across the U.S. He has worked to build a fusion coalition of oppressed and exploited people. This book provides a view of the political and religious thinking which has motivated him and many others.
"What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, to love kindness[mercy], and to walk humbly with your God." Micah (Quoted frequently by Rev. Barber) ---- The Reverend Dr. William J. Barber became nationally known in 2013 for his role in organizing massive demonstrations of African-American and white working class and poor people in North ...
(en) Greece, ELEFTHERIA FESTIVAL social, class and internationalist solidarity By APO Anarchist Political Organization - Federation of Collectives (gr) [machine translation]
Tue Jun 19 07:31:11 GMT 2018
ATHENS 5 - 6 - 7 JULY 2018 ---- Zografou University Campus, MITHE School (entrance to Ulouf Palme) ---- * In the Festival there will be a kinematic bookstore, anarchist printed materials & poster and photo exhibitions ---- * playground Saturday 17.00-19.00 ---- ORGANIZATION AND FIGHT AGAINST WORLD SOCIAL REVOLUTION, ANARCHY AND FREEDOM OF COMMUNICATION ---- THURSDAY 6 JULY ---- 18.00 Discussion: The social and class resistance of the bottom ---- 18.00 Discussion: What does it mean to be an anarchist student from the Student Assembly from the Anarchist / Anti-authoritarian area ---- 19.00 Narration of fairy tales for children and young people of all ages "A Smile of Butterflies" ---- 20.00 Discussion: From Greece to Turkey, women's struggles for freedom ---- 22.00 Music Evening With American Worker Songs With The Dudettes ...
(en) Greece, Libertarian Initiative of Thessaloniki: Solidarity intervention in the hunger strike of revolutionary Dimitris Koufondina at the American Consulate in the "Plateia" Shopping Center (gr) [machine translation]
Tue Jun 19 07:30:58 GMT 2018
"Because all this goes beyond the simple issue of a permit, aiming at the core of the conscience of the political prisoner and his personal dignity. And for us this is our invisible red line. And because nothing has ever been given to us, and what is called rights are nothing more than the conquest of long and long-lasting struggles, I answer with what corresponds to the political prisoner. " ---- D. Koufontina ---- D. Koufodinas is in prison for 16 years for his participation in the revolutionary organization November 17, for which he has assumed political responsibility. For years his self-evident right to his regular licenses was deprived of a mechanism that laid down the declaration of repentance and the denial of the armed struggle as a prerequisite for him to offer.
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