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(en) Collective Rupture (RC): "For the right to abortion, to the territory and to self-government"; women and young juchitecas march in solidarity with # 8A in Argentina (ca) [machine translation]
Tue Aug 14 07:01:56 GMT 2018
In the afternoon of August 8 in the context of # 8A for the legalization of abortion and the struggle of the comrades of Argentina, revolutionary militants, feminist groups, youth and women in pursuit of community organization and the territory in the town from Juchitán, Oaxaca, made a solidarity mobilization through the streets of the city as a sign of affection and sorrow with this cause. ---- Although there were signs of hatred and conservatism in social networks since the regional and public call for the march was opened, the protest was conducted in a peaceful and inclusive environment with the participation of both men and women. ---- In addition to the slogan pro-abortion, the compañeras enunciated different slogans against the wave of femicides in Juchitán and encouraging community organization in this territory due to the excessive increase of the ...
(en) federacion anarquista uruguaya FAU: DECLARATION OF THE URUGUAYAN ANARCHIST FEDERATION ABOUT THE EVENTS IN NICARAGUA (ca, it) [machine translation]
Tue Aug 14 05:54:09 GMT 2018
On July 19, 1979 (43 years after the beginning of the Spanish Revolution against Franco's coup d'état) a revolution of clear popular content triumphed in Nicaragua. The 46-year dictatorship of the Somoza family, owners of Nicaragua and representatives of the United States, was thus ended. Since 1855, with the invasion of the "filibuster" Walker, Nicaragua has been an American enclave, a kind of semi-colony, a country "free" and "independent" only formally, where the control of the United States was total in all activities Nicaraguan ---- Sandino's feat with his "Rebel Army", whose main objective was to expel the US Marines put in check such presence between 1926 and 1933. The murder of Sandino at the hands of Anastasio Somoza, in a real ambush, betrayed, defeats the Rebel Army and triumph the most disgusting and vile reaction at the service of US imperialism. ...
(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #285 - Interview, "Emancipation" (feminist collective of Angers): " There are as many ways to emancipate as people" (fr, it, pt)[machine translation]
Tue Aug 14 05:51:55 GMT 2018
In a context where feminism takes center stage in the social movement, we went to meet a non-mixed feminist collective, Emancipation, which for the past ten years has been fighting in Angers against all forms of discrimination and oppression. To celebrate these ten years, the collective had organized a festival of high holding. Meet. ---- Can you present your collective ? ---- The collective was created in 2008, at the initiative of members of the Sud Étudiant.es union of the college of letters and members of the Etincelle, self-directed militant place. A feminist collective had already existed at L'Étincelle, since 1997, called Émancipation. The name suited us well, so we took it back. The collective is part of materialist feminism, considering that one of the bases of the exploitation of women is economic, in particular by the appropriation of the labor force ...
(en) [Italy] Check out the interview with the Roman anarchist Massimo Serini: "I try to follow the thread of anti-authoritarian ideas and practices" By ANA (pt) [machine translation]
Tue Aug 14 05:51:43 GMT 2018
Massimo Serini, also known as Alfredo, is a Roman anarchist, and granted an interview by e-mail to ANA. He lived from 1996 to 2016 in the Dominican Republic, where he was part of the Cibao Libertario Social Center in Santiago de los Caballeros and other libertarian initiatives. He currently lives in Rome, the capital of Italy. In this interview he spoke a little about the current anarchist panorama in Rome. Check it out next. ---- Anarchist News Agency> How did your involvement with anarchy begin, or anarchism? ---- Massimo Serini (Alfredo) < Since I have a memory I have always been attracted to anarchist ideas and practices; even before he knew the word anarchy. Realizing my sensitivity to social inequalities and my rebellion against the institutional command and the rules of the "tradition" of my surroundings, he was a thinker, socialist and free thinker of my ...
(en) grupo vialibre 4 years without Sergio Urrego (ca) [machine translation]
Tue Aug 14 05:47:21 GMT 2018
This 4th of August marks four years since the suicide of Sergio David Urrego Reyes (1997-2014), a 16-year-old young anarchist student who decided to take his own life due to the systematic harassment he suffered because of his sexual orientation and his political activity, by the directives of his school, the private Gimnasio Castillo Campestre institute in the city of Bogotá. ---- Since his death in 2014, Sergio's case has shocked the country and has received unusual national media attention. And although several of the people directly responsible for their systematic and violent harassment have received valuable condemnations from bourgeois justice, the same policies of hatred and exclusion that were applied against Sergio, have been maintained and even deepened over the years in the school and work world. ...
(en) [Greece] Video: Rouvikonas anarchists attack Infrastructure Ministry building with ink bomb By ANA (pt) [machine translation]
Tue Aug 14 05:47:10 GMT 2018
On Friday, August 3 , we decided to attack the Ministry of Infrastructure (Avenida Alexandras, nº 19). There are inexhaustible reasons for anyone to intervene in this ministry. We decided to do this because of their biggest crime, to get involved in the murder of dozens (and unfortunately, the deaths caused by the fires increase every day) of our comrades in Rafina, Mati and Kinetta, Greece, in the end of the month. Everyone agrees that if there was the infrastructure needed to evacuate the areas and to deal with fires, the disaster would be less. ---- We can not know what the fate of people would be like, but it would certainly be better. The State, like any other, refuses to face reality. It prefers to make excuses only policies to avoid its responsibilities. The murderous state of Greece has a huge share of responsibility in one of the country's largest mass murders. ...
(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL - Right to abortion, solidarity with women in Argentina and around the world (fr, it, pt)[machine translation]
Mon Aug 13 06:33:14 GMT 2018
Today is a day of defeat for Argentine women and all the women of the world. The local Senate voted against the law authorizing abortion. The weight of reactionaries of all kinds and of the Catholic Church has crushed the right to justice and freedom. By what right do men have an opinion on which concerns the belly of women ? By what right do religions imprison women in the violence of clandestine abortions ? ---- The slogan of the opponents was "Save both lives". We all know that women's lives do not matter to them and that this slogan is only hypocrisy. Clandestine abortions kill. ---- Libertarian Alternative shares the pain and affirms its full solidarity with Argentine women and all the women of the world deprived of the right to abort safely by the disgusting of men in power and religions. ---- The fight goes on, everywhere, all the time. ...
(en) Holand, vrije bond: Program Political Summer Days Appelscha (nl) [machine translation]
Mon Aug 13 06:33:04 GMT 2018
Tomorrow, Friday 10 August, the Political Summer Days will start on the Camping grounds until Freedom Reflection in Appelscha. The program is now completely known. Enough to do, in a beautiful environment, so pack up your tent and sleeping bag and come too. ---- Program: ---- - Friday evening (after dinner) 20.00 to 22.00 theme Education (strikes and solidarity) ---- - After the discussion: film ---- - Saturday morning (after breakfast) 11.00-13.00 theme Migration, about the current migration policy and the resistance against it (No Border Camp 2019 and No Border Netwerk) ---- - Saturday lunch (after lunch) 2.30 pm - 3.30 pm Book review by Paper Jam: " Anarchism - an introduction "; the book published by Tommy Ryan (in collaboration with the Vrije Bond) is an analysis of anarchism in the past and present and discusses strategies for the future. ...
(en) Bangladesh Anarcho Syndicalist Federation: 1500 tea-workers observed the strike., News by akmshihab
Mon Aug 13 05:56:48 GMT 2018
Workers abstained from Tuesday morning without joining the work of 1500 tea-workers of three tea-gardens of Islampur Union, bounded by Kamalganj upazila of Moulvibazar. ---- Tea workers in the government-owned National Tea Company (NTC), Kurma, Baghachra and Kurungi tea-garden performed the abstinence. Workers abstained from joining an employee transferred to tea garden and demanding recruitment of educated children of educated unemployed workers in the job. ---- Rakhal Goyala, a Panchayat president of Baghachhra Tea-Bagan in the upazila, said that the controversial employee of National Tea Company's Patkhola tea-garden Abdul Kaiyum was transferred to Kurma tea garden. Angered among the general tea workers, due to joining the substitute Abdul Kaiyum Kurma tea garden. As a result, 1500 tea-workers registered with three tea gardens performed the workshop. At the ...
(en) Belaruss: Crackdown on non-state media in Belarus
Mon Aug 13 05:56:36 GMT 2018
Iryna Leushyna, chief editor of the non-governmental BelaPAN news agency, has been detained today, tut.by said. Her apartment has been searched and computer equipment seized. ---- Earlier, police detained several editors and journalists of independent media outlets tut.by and belapan.by. All of them are accused of illegal access to the paid services of the government-owned news agency BelTA (the accusation seems totally ridiculous provided the low quality of the content of BelTA and poor popularity of state media in Belarus). Tens of searches in offices of media and private houses of journalists occur. Many of detained were refused to see their advocates. Most of journalists were eventually released, including tut.by editors Hanna Kaltyhina and Halina Ulasik this afternoon. Maryna Zolatava, Hanna Yermachonak and Tatsiana Korovenkova were set free today ...
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