Ukrainian special services assist Lukashenka’s regime to repress Belarusian anarchists

July 12th: The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) and the Ministry of Internal Affairs responded to the request from the Belarusian security officials sent through Interpol and are attempting to deport two Belarusian anarchists: Alexei Bolenkov (known as Max Belorus) and Artur Kondratovich, to their home country.

Poland: Authorities use ‘neo-nazi threat’ to extract information from Belarusian anarchists seeking asylum

June 20th: In early June, several Polish anarchist social media pages reported that a two Belarusian anarchists living in Poland were visited by a group of men, claiming to be from the Polish Border Guard, with an urgent warning for them.  Both of the Belarusian anarchists had lived in Poland since 2020 when they fled their home

Spain: CNT archives attacked

June 17th: The Fundación Anselmo Lorenzo (FAL) archive and bookshop, a major anarchist institution in Madrid, was attacked with a pickaxe and paint overnight during the weekend.

Notes from the US

June 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.

The Zad of the Link: call to join ZAD du LIEN

June 11th: The ‘L.I.E.N’ [“la liaison intercantonale d’évitement du nord” – The Northern Bypass or LINK in English] is the latest section of motorway scheduled for construction around Montpellier, France.

Moscow court approves extradition of Belarusian antifascist facing rioting charges

June 4th: Last week, the Moscow City Court ruled to extradite to Belarus an anti-fascist from the city of Brest Andrei Kazimirov.

France: Appeal trial for a group of activists showing solidarity with migrant people against far right ‘border defenders’ begins

June 1st: On May 27, hundreds of people gathered outside the court in Grenoble, France to show their support to “Briançon 7”: a group of individuals who are appealing their conviction for “facilitating the irregular entry of foreign nationals” into France in December 2018.

Athens: Embros theatre re-squatted

May 28th: Evicted on the morning of 19th May, Embros free self-managed theatre was re-squatted four days later by the means of a very large crowd and cheerful direct action featuring dancing, music and sledgehammers.

Athens, Greece: police evict squatted theatre Empros

May 19th: Earlier today, the Greek police evicted one of Athens’ more famous squatted spaces: the self-managed theatre Empros.  The historic building is located in the Athens neighbourhood of Psiri: one of the oldest and centrally located quarters of Athens suffering from a terrible case of gentrification in recent years.  The theatre, built in the 1930s and declared a

Notes from the US

May 13th: 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.