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(en) Greece, APO, Notice the repressive operations in Korydallos Prison (gr) [machine translation]
Sat Apr 30 05:18:57 GMT 2016
At dawn on April 18 special punitive units EKAM conducted large-scale operation to Korydallos prison, during which they were beaten and tortured political prisoners and made dozens of violent transfers. - A company that one year after the hunger strike of the political prisoners and protests against the special booking conditions encountered and these state repression, confirms the commitment of each policy managers in constant pursuits of state-capitalist power. ---- The imposition of control over every social field, isolating those who fight, attack on social and class resistances. ---- The transfers and the company of EKAM, which was repeated in the coming days, aimed exemplary punishment of "unruly" prisoners, political and criminal, who participated in demonstrations to improve prison conditions and against authoritarianism address prison. ...
(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #260 - social movement, Call "are blocking the repression!" (fr, it, pt)[machine translation]
Sat Apr 30 05:18:48 GMT 2016
With the anchor of the social movement against the "work" law, police repression takes a turn increasingly violent. Are blocking it! communiqué issued following the national meeting "It blocks all" on Saturday, 23 April. ---- With the anchor of the social movement against the "work" law, police repression takes a turn increasingly violent. There are countless cases of police violence that circle of social networks on the occasion of each event: Students' Tolbiac and lycéen.ne.s Bergson to manifestant.es Grenoble , Nantes and Rennes in ... through the comrades of Douai and those of the CNT Lille whose premises were ransacked by the April 20 police. And these are just a few examples! ---- The outfielders sinister memory have returned to Paris to Toulouse.
(en) a-g amsterdam: «Solidarity Against Spanish Sate Repression [machine translation]
Sat Apr 30 05:18:37 GMT 2016
Anarchist spread Muurkrant. One arrest for "sedition and incitement to violence." ---- Closed Sunday evening in The Hague anyone arrested on suspicion of pasting the Anarchist Muurkrant. Him get sedition against authority, incitement to violence and laid pasting posters dependents. He is in police custody and prosecutors want to conduct him Thursday at the bankruptcy judge to hold him any longer. ---- Over the past week, hundreds of anarchists Wall Newspapers distributed in eg the Hague districts Transvaal and Schilderswijk. The first issue of the Muurkrant about the uprising in the Hague Schilderswijk last year. Here, thousands of people came days long revolt against the police and the state after the murder Mitch Henriquez who was strangled dead by agents. Henriquez was another victim of violence by racist police of The Hague. The corps which ...
(en) Greece, COMMUNICATION FOR THE KATASTALTIKES BUSINESSES IN KORYDALLOU PRISON By A.P.O. [machine translation]
Sat Apr 30 05:18:27 GMT 2016
At dawn on April 18 special punitive units EKAM conducted large-scale operation to Korydallos prison, during which they beaten and tortured political prisoners and made dozens of violent transfers. An enterprise that one year after the hunger strike of the political prisoners and protests against the special booking conditions encountered and these state repression, confirms the commitment of each policy managers in constant pursuits of state-capitalist power. The imposition of control over every social field, isolating those who fight, attack on social and class resistances. ---- The transfers and the company of EKAM, which was repeated in the coming days, aimed exemplary punishment of "unruly" prisoners, political and criminal, who participated in demonstrations to improve prison conditions and against authoritarianism address prison. They were aimed at ...
(en) federation-anarchiste: Congress of the International Federation of Anarchists (IFA). Solidarity call.
Sat Apr 30 05:18:19 GMT 2016
The Tenth Congress of the International of Anarchist Federations (IFA) will be held from 4 to 7 August 2016 (Thursday to Sunday), Germany. ---- The last congress of the IFA was held during the International Anarchist Gathering in St-Imier (Switzerland) in 2012. These meetings had brought together thousands of anarchists around the world for discussions, concerts, films, exhibitions, workshops, round tables, etc. ---- Following these meetings, the International of Anarchist Federations (IFA) participated, supported and / or initiated Mediterranean Anarchists Meeting (Tunisia, Greece), anarchists regional meetings (Greece, Slovenia), Meeting of anarchists radios (Slovenia , Germany), etc. We supported the Anarchist Federation of Central American and Caribbean (CCAF), and anarchists of Cuba in particular, and has maintained close relations with the anarchists of Mexico, Brazil ...
(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL - Tract 28 April-1 May 2016 -- BD-tract: Let them give us all! (fr, it, pt) [machine translation]
Fri Apr 29 06:35:27 GMT 2016
The time is the general mobilization against the law "Work" but also against the austerity policies, the case of public services, attacks against unemployment insurance, gifts to the propertied classes ... Now that we are standing they make us all! ---- High Schools, facs, youth: Valls tried to defuse the anger with some measures that do not change the case of the Labour Code that promises El Khomri law. This will encourage employers to abuse more cheap hours rather than hiring. On arrival: more unemployment and precariousness, more salarié.es épuisé.es by extending days. ---- In short, the wage in all its diversity will be affected. And who should show solidarity. ---- How to oppose this major attack? For a true movement of strikes renewable and blocking the economy.
(en) wsm.ie: Environmental crisis, environmental struggles with Janet Biehl - video from DABF 2016
Fri Apr 29 06:35:14 GMT 2016
The environmental crisis represents ‘one of the gravest and most severe existential threats to our species survival’. International agreements aimed at curbing fossil fuel emissions have largely been a failure, with the most recent Paris CoP21 conference labelled ‘a fraud and a fake’ by leading climatologist and activist James Hansen. Capitalism’s unrelenting assault on the natural environment has pushed us past the point of continuing any pretence of ‘safe carbon mitigation’. It is becoming more widely accepted that we now need a global restructuring of the economic mode of production; capitalism must be dissolved. ---- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilXbKxYsg4Q
(en) Greece, Solidarity with the Frence CNT-F for the police invasion in their offices and arrests By Rocinante [machine translation]
Fri Apr 29 06:35:03 GMT 2016
At the 20th of April 2016, in the context of the struggle against the labour reforms in France, a protest was held in Lille. After the demonstration protesters headed to the offices of CNT-F syndicates, in order to store leaflets and other materials.
The French police arrived shortly after and demanded to enter without showing any relevant legal documents. The comrades, knowing their rights, refused to let them in and the police threatened that they would break the glass front of the offices. Eventually, police forces broke the door and conducted “research”. This resulted in damages and the apprehension and arrest of two comrades. The district attorney set their trial for Friday, May 25th. ---- The French state’s attempt to terrorize and penalize workers’ struggles and the anticapitalist movement is nothing new, especially after the restrictions of the rights of ...
(en) Britain, Anarchist BookFair Sheffield 2016 takes place on Saturday April 23, 2016
Fri Apr 29 06:35:02 GMT 2016
From 10 to 18 hours at the Showroom Cinema (Showroom Workstation) - 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 2BX. ---- The present action ---- The Fair of Anarchist Book Sheffield is a free event organized by activists and local volunteers. Every year the book fair brings sellers of radical books, distributors, independent media, and political groups around the country, and exposes books, pamphlets, zines, craft and film. It includes speakers, panels and workshops, and is followed by a social evening event. ---- The anarquismo ---- The word 'anarchism' tends to invoke many unfavorable images. The Fair of Anarchist Book Sheffield aims to banish these myths introducing a rich and active tradition of libertarian socialism that freedom through a democratic organization and egalitarian society. The event presents the intellectual, ethical, creative and fun ...
(en) Italy, Motions of the Extraordinary Congress of USI-AIT - it adheres to the proposal made by the CNT-AIT (it) [machine translation]
Fri Apr 29 06:34:59 GMT 2016
The Extraordinary Congress of USI-AIT was held in an atmosphere of unity, participation and solidarity, on 9 and 10 April 2016 in Parma. On the agenda issues to the authoritarian involution AIT process (the Association which since 1922 brings together the revolutionary trade unions of the world) in place for some years, the need to re-establish the AIT of libertarian bases and real trade union planning / social and internationalist issues, now more 'than ever indispensable to build a world front dell'anarcosindacaslismo. Welcoming the signs of the Spanish CNT and its recent congress, even the USI-AIT is positioned within the path of the International reactivation bringing his contribution expressed by the two motions of the Parma Congress (one of analysis / project, the 'of other more technical issues). That we publish is the first of the two motions in question. ...
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