Russia: anarchist Yevgeny Karakashev sentenced to 6 years in prison

April 22nd: The North Caucasian District Military Court in Rostov sentenced an anarchist Yevgeny Karakashev to 6 years in a penal colony and two-year internet ban.

Notes from the US

April 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: “The Network” trial begins

April 11th: Amid presence the courtroom of riot police, regular police, court bailiffs and supporters, the trial in the case of the Network begun in St.

Warsaw: students successfully block fascist demo

April 8th: Warsaw University students had successfully blocked a fascist demo held at the gates of the university last Saturday.

Italy: Riace major cleared of ‘aiding and abetting illegal immigration’

April 4th: The court of Reggio Calabria ruled that the mayor of Riace in Calabria region in Italy Domenico Mimmo Lucano is not guilty of scams, robberies, and ‘marriages of convenience’ for immigration purposes.

Iceland: police use teargas against refugee rights protest

March 12th: The police in Iceland have used teargas and reacted rather violently on Monday when asylum seekers protested wanting to draw attention to the inhumane conditions they live in, Refugees in Iceland have reported.  Yesterday’s protest was the fourth in the recent weeks.  In the invitation to the gathering, the No Borders Iceland stated: “In the

Russia: court extends arrest order against anarchist Azat Miftakhov

March 5th: The Golovinsky Court of Moscow has extended until 7th April the pre-trial detention of Moscow State University student Azat Miftakhov.

Russia: Slaver killed during uprising

February 25th: Reports from the village of Vanzezat, Beloyarsky District say the “local businessman” was shot dead by one of the people he had illegally pressed into work.

Germany: State tries to block university anarchist groups

February 24th: Federal security agency the BfV was caught recently making a bizarre intervention at Leipzig University to demand anarcho-syndicalist union branch FAU Leipzig be banned from holding an introductory meeting during freshers week.

Notes from the US: Anti-Semitism enshrined in law

February 17th: In perhaps Trump’s more startling act of discrimination yet, it was announced recently that it will now be legal for adoption agencies to refuse to help same sex couples and potential parents where one or both partners are Jewish.