Freedom News

Notes from the US: OAN out

April 15th: We can start with some good news this month.

Supporters call for International Day of Solidarity with anarchist hunger striker Libre Flot

March 28th: On 8th December 2020, seven anarchists were arrested by the DGSI, the French anti-terrorist police unit, in various locations across France.

France: Hunger striker Libre Flot hospitalised

March 26th: Now on his 27th day of refusing food, the former Rojava fighter is still demanding that the accusation of “terrorist association” against him be rescinded.

Notes from the US

March 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.

France: Anarchist political prisoner begins hunger strike

February 28th: Rojava veteran Libre Flot accuses the authorities of framing him because of his participation in the war against ISIS.

Russian anarchists against the Putin regime’s war with Ukraine

February 24th: Against the backdrop of a full-scale military operation that began this morning, it is important to note that the Russians do not need this shameful war and there is some opposition in the country against it.

One of Europe’s most important nature reserves is being destroyed due to Poland’s racist border policies. Here is what’s happening and what you can do about it.

February 24th: Right now, the Polish state is building the largest barrier ever seen in Europe.

Mali’s Expulsion of France

February 18th: The Republic of Mali’s recent expulsion of French diplomatic agents will come as a huge blow to Françafrique – France’s decades-long aspiration to cement its postcolonial influence over its former West African colonies.

Notes from the US

February 16th: 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: Teenager gets five years for flyers and Minecraft chat

February 13th: On February 10th a military court sentenced three 16-year-old activists from Kansk in the Krasnoyarsk Krai, southern Russia. Nikita Uvarov, who was named as leader of the group during the investigation, was sentenced to five years in prison and fined 30,000 rubles (about £287). Two other defendants (Denis Mikhailenko and Bohdan Andreyev) were acquitted because, according to