Defend Afrin demonstration: Plan C solidarity bloc call-out

February 17th: This is a call-out to join the solidarity bloc organised by Plan C London for the Defend Afrin demonstration this Sunday 18th February in Central London.

Support a trans woman anarchist who is being persecuted by the State and Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists

February 13th: A trans woman anarchist is facing persecution from the British state for defending counter protesters at a transphobic speaking event at speakers corner in Hyde Park.

Lorry surfers out in Lancashire as fracking’s viability comes under fire

February 13th: Green direct action which has slowed development of controversial gas fracking to a crawl at key test sites saw more blockade work yesterday as it emerged that the potential of the industry in Britain to turn a profit is minimal.

Scottish Government Refuses Spycops Inquiry

February 8th: The Campaign Opposing Police Surveillance reports on the Scottish government decision yesterday that it will not probe the political undercover policing scandal.

Iran: two female political prisoners on hunger strike

February 16th: Iranian activists call for solidarity with two female political prisoners, Atena Daemi and Golrokh Iraee, who are in dire situation due to 13 days of hunger strike.

Louis Further: Notes from the US

February 14th: Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks.

Russia: Arrested antifascists talk about torture in prison

February 13th: ‘He Would Check My Pulse by Touching My Neck and Monitor My Condition.’ Arrested Penza Antifascists Talk about Electric Shock Torture in Remand Prison Basement.

History gallery: The Committee of 100

February 15th: Freedom Newspaper’s first ever full-page picture spread from 1961 offers a unique record of the famous Committee of 100 anti-war march of February 18th that year, which began what was to become the modern British anti-war movement.  Led by anarchist fellow-traveller Bertrand Russell, who resigned from CND to set it up, the Committee of 100 ran

Surviving Zad’s uncertain future

February 10th: Zad’s Council for the Maintenance of Occupations takes an in-depth look at the French State’s latest divide-and-rule project in the wake of their famous victory over the  Notre-Dame-des-Landes airport.

Calais border, news after the May-Macron summit

January 31st: This text was contributed to Freedom News by a long-standing No Borders activist.

Class War defeat Qatari Royals and protect protest rights

February 9th: There’s something delicious about seeing very rich and powerful people take on a fight and then realise they’ve bitten off more than they can chew.

Diverse, Decentralized, Non-Binary: Iran Popular Uprising Defies Outdated Narratives

February 1st: The protests presently gripping Iran are proving as difficult for the mainstream media to pigeonhole as they are for the Iranian state to pin back.

Basildon: Study of a tower killing

January 25th: The slow death of public residential blocks and resurrection as luxury apartments is well documented in the major cities, but as The Stirrer notes, market town councils are busily trying to emulate the poisonous process nationwide.