In a new article for Freedom written following anti-racist protests which have reverberated around the globe, Peter Gelderloos considers how history acts to inflect today’s racism in the US, UK and settler colonial states worldwide. As many people have pointed out in the weeks of international revolt that have spread outwards from Minneapolis since the
This week has seen more clashes in Mexico City between activists against State repression, who have been designated “anarchist youth” by media reports, and increasingly violent police lines. Clashes on Thursday saw at least 400 police deployed in the capital’s Polanco neighbourhood as young protesters took to the streets demanding an end to police violence
The father of Briton who went to north-eastern Syria to fight Daesh alongside the YPG is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, Friday 14th February, charged under the Terrorist Act 2000 AKA sending £150 to his son in Syria. It is the first case of this kind in the UK. Paul Newey’s son,
Last Friday the Metropolitan police announced they would begin operational deployment of live facial recognition cameras. But do we have to comply with their use? Carl Spender is here with the answers. Widespread police deployment of facial recognition cameras has been in the offing for a while now. Last year there were trials of automated
“It was the first time we had ever dealt with a riot squad … We didn’t know what to do so we just reinforced the barricades and carried on with the rave.”
As we celebrate our ACAB day, let us disempower, disarm and disband the police and dare to dream of a world without cops.
Regardless of who is voted in, two aspects of the social order will remain almost unnoticed, untouched and untroubled by a change of colour in the ties of our rulers.
Capitalism and the human embodiment of its brutal ideology – the police – do not give a fuck about who wins the election.
This text was sent to Freedom News by a comrade from Chile. It comes with trigger warning for rape and violence. We have been almost a week with the military on the streets. I’ve been wanting to write for days, but it is tough to do so. So much going on, so much information going
Extinction Rebellion South London warehouse has been raided by the police this morning. According to the reports, at least 20 police vans were seen parked outside, and dozens of officers were present. Police used battering rams to force entry to the property used to store XR’s equipment. Eight XR activists were arrested for conspiracy to
The Greek riot police has attacked Athens’ Exarcheia Square and K*VOX social centre late last night. Exarcheia Square is a popular spot for both socialising and political happenings. Located at the square K*VOX is a well known social centre. Opened in early 2012 and evicted shortly after, it was promptly re-squatted and stands strong ever