The anarchist-squatter group that temporarily liberated a Belgravia mansion owned by Oleg Deripaska on March 14th, 2022 have released the following statement.
Rojava veteran Libre Flot accuses the authorities of framing him because of his participation in the war against ISIS. On 8th December 2020, seven anarchists were arrested by the DGSI, the French anti-terrorist police unit, in various locations across France. They have been accused of partaking in “a criminal association planning a terrorist attack”. All
Barrett Brown was convicted in the City Of London Magistrates on Friday 5th November of a Section 5 Public Order offence, accused of displaying writing that was intended to cause people distress, namely the police. The writing in question was a banner that read Kill Cops.
Police have conducted 6 raids on activists opposing the AOC 2021 Liverpool Arms Fair, according to direct action and solidarity group Palestine Action. The police action was part of a series of reprisals and seemed to be designed to intimidate activists and deter further opposition. Four of the raids were conducted at night, some with
The First Court of Appeal of General Jurisdiction upheld the decision to expel 22-year-old anti-fascist from Brest Andrei Kazimirov to Belarus, despite the ban of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). Kazimirov’s lawyer, Illarion Vasiliev, said he would challenge this decision. At the end of August 2020, security officials from the Brest branch of
On 9 May 2016, the “Day of Flowers” that commemorated the late Azerbaijani President Heydar Aliyev’s birthday, two anarchists celebrated the festivities and paid their respects to the dead dictator by decorating one of his statues. “Happy Day of Slaves,” they wrote on the pedestal, “Fuck this system!” Bayram Mammadov and Giyas Ibrahimov were swiftly
Belarussian activist, antifascist and the singer of street punk band Mister X– Igor Bancer has been sent to a work camp following a court verdict sentencing him to 18 months of forced labour. Igor is no stranger to state oppression and has been arrested multiple times in the past. This time, Bancer was detained and
This is a statement from some squatters in Bristol, who had 4 squats, including 40a Space, Salvation Army mutual aid/social centres and Wonky Arrow Books, a radical library. In the past days, we’ve had our buildings forcibly closed with anti-social behaviour orders, and we’ve been raided by hundreds of riot police. We’ve been beaten, pepper-sprayed,
On Sunday 7th February, Spanish police are due to arrest rapper Pablo Hasél. On 28th January, the Audiencia Nacional (National Court) gave him ten days to voluntarily enter prison, but he has already made it clear that he will not turn himself in. At a press conference on 1st February, Hasél complained that the court
At the end of November 2018, activists from the Artistic Movement of San Isidro met for the first time to demonstrate in the streets of Havana and in front of the Ministry of Culture, with the aim of obtaining the repeal of the Decree 349: a law aimed at restricting the creativity of any artistic