Canada: call for solidarity with Hamilton Pride defenders

On 15th of June, the Pride March in Hamilton, Ontario, was attacked by a group of far right activists, christian fundamentalists and downright neo-nazis. According to a report at the Canadian anarchist news website North Shore: “They arrived with massive homophobic signs and banners, and immediately began to scream insults and slurs. They aggressively harassed

Ukraine: arrests and repressions of anarchists

This article was originally published in Ukrainian media outlet Zaborona. We translate it with their permission. In December 2018, Ukraine’s Security Services (SBU) conducted searches at the homes of seven anarchists. According to the activists, SBU officers forced two anarchists to sign a cooperation agreement, and one of the activists had her passport confiscated. Who

Philippines’ War on Drugs: four Food Not Bombs volunteers murdered, one in jail

As most of you probably heard, Philippines’ president Rodrigo Duterte, who assumed office in July 2016, had launched the “Philippine Drug War” known also as “Operation Double Barrel”. The disgraceful campaign aims at “the neutralization of illegal drug personalities nationwide”. The policy gave a green light to cops to routinely execute drug suspects and then

New court support group, Activist Court Aid Brigade, forms after closure of LDMG

LDMG is dead, long live ACAB! The demise of the Legal Defence Monitoring Group (LDMG) – the country’s longest standing defendant support organisation – left a conspicuous hole in the activist legal support apparatus that emerged from the anti poll tax campaign, Climate Camp and the 2010 student protests. While GBC and other Netpol affiliated

Dijon: large refugee squat evicted

Yesterday early morning French police, with assistance from border police evicted the XXL Squat in Dijon, where about hundred asylum seekers lived. During the eviction, twenty-four people were detained by the border police. The eviction was enforced despite of the ongoing negotiations with the property owner. The building have been occupied  since August 2016. Apart

Too soon, victory for the ZAD led to despair

In the 1970s the French government announced its next major airport expansion in Notre-Dame-des-Landes, Nantes. The 200-hectare site, projected to become the third largest airport in the country, represented a massive threat to the environment and drew significant opposition from locals and green campaigners. Defeated at the time, the project was resurrected in 2003 by