Solidarity actions and statements from the Block of Struggles for Public Transportation (Bloco de Luta) and its allies took place in Porto Alegre on Tuesday as the long-delayed trial of seven activists in the city began, including a protest at the city hall and an occupation of Avenida Loureiro da Silva.
Bloco de Luta, which organises to press for cheaper and more accessible public transport in… Continue reading
Serbian anarchists were celebrating yesterday as the Belgrade High Court finally cleared six people of trumped-up “international terrorism” charges after an eight-year legal battle.
Belgrade’s Higher Court’s ruling means that members of Serbia’s Anarcho-Syndicalist Initiative (ASI) and several other activists have been formally exonerated of guilt for an attack which took place against the Greek embassy in Belgrade in 2009.
Sanja Dojkić, Ivan Savic, Ratibor Trivunac, Nikola Mitrovic,… Continue reading
What promises to be the final showdown for Argentina’s most famous worker-occupied site will be happening later this month when Hotel Bauen‘s status is brought to the Senate for what they hope will be a confirmation that the business has been finally expropriated from its former owner.
The hotel, founded in 2003 when 20 people seized control of their former workplace in Buenos Aires, is now run… Continue reading
Since the day of the election of Donald Trump to office, demonstrations in the USA have continued in response to growing outrage at the right-wing policies and rhetoric of a man who seems destined to ignite previously unknown levels of solidarity across the US.
In the middle of January, the legislature in North Dakota took an extraordinary move to confront those protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). They tried to make it legal to injure or kill them! Included in the wording of House Bill 1203 [… Continue reading
Romania has been seeing some of the largest demonstrations in its recent history over a law being proposed by the ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD) which decriminalises some forms of political corruption. In this in-depth analysis, Romanian anarchist-communist group Ravna examines some of the forces vying for political power which underlie much of the fuss.
Here we will try to put forward some ideas from an anarchist communist… Continue reading
As of February 8th, refugees living in tents in the Torbalı and Bayındır districts of İzmir are being evacuated in accordance with district governorate decisions through the intervention of its gendarmerie State paramilitary force. The tent areas are being removed. Thousands of refugees, who left their countries because of the civil war in Syria, have been struggling to survive as seasonal agricultural workers and living in the tent camps, constructed… Continue reading
As people poured onto the streets of cities including Paris, Nantes and Rennes last night to demand justice for Theo, a 22-year-old social worker who was allegedly beaten and raped with a police baton, the French Senate has been examining/considering a new “public security” bill. The new set of guidelines are likely to extend the use of firearms, offer police immunity against prosecution over violence and broaden contempt… Continue reading
A majority of the adults being held at Elleniko II refugee camp in the former Athens National Airport are refusing to eat in protest against conditions at the site — and confronted Minister of Migration Mouzoulas earlier today, according to migrant support network infomobile.
More camps at nearby former Olympic buildings, including the baseball and hockey stadiums, are on edge and may come out in support… Continue reading
In this statement originally posted to the website of anarcho-syndicalist organisation Rocinante on February 2nd, the Greek group is calling for solidarity with refugees who have been dying at camps on the border with Turkey.
A barbarity against human existence itself is evolving in Greece. A serial crime, brought about by the racist policies of the Greek government. Refugee camps located throughout the country are structurally linked to… Continue reading