Notes from the US: Racism enshrined in law

July 16th: Louis Further rounds up some of the key news from the US, including some nasty rulings coming down from the “pre” reactionary group which sitting before Trump imposes his vision for its future.

Greece: Pola Roupa sentenced to life plus 25 years imprisonment

July 13th: Pola Roupa, a member of Greek urban guerrila group Revolutionary Struggle, has been sentenced to life and 25 years imprisonment over the bomb attack on the Greek National Bank and the offices of the IMF in Athens in April 2014.

Dijon: large refugee squat evicted

July 12th: Yesterday early morning French police, with assistance from border police evicted the XXL Squat in Dijon, where about hundred asylum seekers lived.

Austria: 12-hour work day approved by the parliament

July 8th: With the votes of the coalition government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurtz’s conservative People’s Party (ÖVP) and the far-right Nationalist Liberal Party, as well as the votes of the neo-liberal opposition party NEW (New Austria), the Austrian Parliament  approved the controversial law to allow 12-hour work days.

Italian and Polish neo-nazis join forces to patrol beaches to “protect women from migrants”

July 6th: The members of Italian far-right party Forza Nuova (FN), in coalition with Polish neo-nazi group National Radical Camp (Obóz Narodowo-Radykalny, ONR), launched beach patrols in order to “protect women and children from migrants” in the Italian town Rimini.

Indonesia: Update on the Anarchist Prisoners in Yogyakarta

July 4th: As we reported last week, 69 people were arrested during the Mayday demonstration held in Yogyakarta .

Turkish police teargas pride march in Instanbul

July 1st: Riot police used tear gas, dogs and batons to disperse thousands of people attending the LGBTI+ pride march in Istanbul today.

Indigenous communities across Mexico boycott elections

July 1st: Many indigenous communities across Mexico refrained from voting in today’s national elections.

Russian anarchist prisoner receives political asylum in Lithuania

June 27th: Russian anarchist Dmitry Buchenkov received  political asylum in Lithuania, the brother of the activist confirmed.

Indonesia: solidarity call for anarchists imprisoned in Yogyakarta

June 24th: Some worrying news reached us from Indonesia.