Notes from the US

May 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.

Update on Publico Bookshop attack

May 13th: On Thursday 2nd May, the day after major Mayday demonstrations, a comrade from the French Fédération Anarchiste was attacked in the FA’s Parisian infoshop and bookstore Publico by a man in his mid 40’s armed with a knife.

Iranian anarchist prisoner Soheil Arabi severely beaten by prison guards

May 8th: Anarchist political prisoner Soheil Arabi, who is detained in Fashafoyeh (the Greater Tehran Prison), was sent to Firoozabadi Hospital after being  injured from beatings by prison guards.

Deliberate Denial of Food in Hungarian Detention Centres

May 6th: The UN Human Rights Office (UNHRO) has reported that people detained in Hungarian detention centers have been deliberately deprived of food if their application for asylum is denied.

Paris: anarchist bookshop attacked

May 3rd: Librairie Publico, the anarchist bookshop in Paris run by the French Anarchist Federation, had been attacked.

Morocco: at least 16 refugee people die in truck accident

April 30th: Crossing the Strait of Gibraltar or the western Mediterranean in unstable boats is something that comes at the end of a painful and traumatic journey that for many carries a number of abuses, exploitation from all sides and violent treatment, but also accidents.

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.