Russia: two anarchists sentenced to prison for a banner drop

September 22nd: On 10th September, the Central District Court of Chelyabinsk, Russia, announced the verdict in the case of two anarchists, Anastasia Safonova and Dmitry Tsibukovsky, accused of a banner drop.

France: Lyon squat evicted in 7am raid

September 17th: After months of threats from oil supergiant TotalEnergies, the abandoned school on Jean Bouin street was cleared out by a huge police operation yesterday, sparking alarm over the use of disproportionate force.

Notes from the US: Disinformed and dying

September 13th: This month’s missive again concentrates on the worsening situation in the country as a result of resistance and refusal to follow public health guidelines mostly inspired by disinformation and partisan lies in response to the worsening Covid-19 pandemic.

East German anti-fascist conspiracy trial to start this week

September 6th: In Saxony, East Germany, a state governed by the hard right faction of the conservatives (CDU) since the state rejoined the federal republic again in 1990, for over a year the police have been investigating attacks on Nazis and their structures.

Russia: two anarchists facing six years in prison for a banner drop

September 2nd: Two young anarchists, Dmitry Tsibukovsky and Anastasia Safonova, are facing six years in prison for (allegedely) hanging a banner in solidarity with the defendants in the “Network” case.

32 people from Afghanistan are currently imprisoned by armed guards on Poland-Belarus border

August 22nd: In this episode of Freedom’s informal series “The Fuckeries of Poland“, we will discuss the plight of a group of people from Afghanistan currently stuck on the Polish-Belarusian border.

Do not capitalize on the fate of the Afghan people with dirty policies!: few words from an Afghan anarchist

August 16th: These days, when it comes to the withdrawal of American troops from their country, war threatens all the cities of Afghanistan.

Notes from the US (August part 1 edition)

August 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.

Moscow court rules to extradite Belarusian anti-fascist despite ECHR ban

August 9th: The First Court of Appeal of General Jurisdiction upheld the decision to expel 22-year-old anti-fascist from Brest Andrei Kazimirov to Belarus, despite the ban of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).

Greece in Flames: Capitalist-made Climate Crisis leaves an increasing number of Climate Refugees

August 7th: These are the images from Euboea (Εύβοια), Greece, where due to raging wildfires hundreds of homes have been burned down and their inhabitants – now climate refugees – were forced to flee to make-shift camps on stadiums.