Notes from the US

June 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.

The Zad of the Link: call to join ZAD du LIEN

June 11th: The ‘L.I.E.N’ [“la liaison intercantonale d’évitement du nord” – The Northern Bypass or LINK in English] is the latest section of motorway scheduled for construction around Montpellier, France.

Moscow court approves extradition of Belarusian antifascist facing rioting charges

June 4th: Last week, the Moscow City Court ruled to extradite to Belarus an anti-fascist from the city of Brest Andrei Kazimirov.

France: Appeal trial for a group of activists showing solidarity with migrant people against far right ‘border defenders’ begins

June 1st: On May 27, hundreds of people gathered outside the court in Grenoble, France to show their support to “Briançon 7”: a group of individuals who are appealing their conviction for “facilitating the irregular entry of foreign nationals” into France in December 2018.

Athens: Embros theatre re-squatted

May 28th: Evicted on the morning of 19th May, Embros free self-managed theatre was re-squatted four days later by the means of a very large crowd and cheerful direct action featuring dancing, music and sledgehammers.

Athens, Greece: police evict squatted theatre Empros

May 19th: Earlier today, the Greek police evicted one of Athens’ more famous squatted spaces: the self-managed theatre Empros.  The historic building is located in the Athens neighbourhood of Psiri: one of the oldest and centrally located quarters of Athens suffering from a terrible case of gentrification in recent years.  The theatre, built in the 1930s and declared a

Notes from the US

May 13th: 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: editors of radical student magazine arrested for posting a protest rights video

April 21st: Last week, the Russian authorities carried out searches at the offices of the student magazine DOXA and the flats of its four editors.

Notes from the US

April 15th: 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.

Cuba: Economic change and authoritarian stasis

April 10th: Octavio Alberola looks at the Cuban state’s post-Fidel shift towards a more privatised economic model and the way it has prioritised retaining elite interests while the masses remain locked out of the decisions affecting their lives.