Shawn Hattingh looks at the fall of Robert Mugabe from power in Zimbabwe, arguing this will not bring liberation as it doesn’t confront an entrenched ruling state, capital and imperial elite. This article was first written for South African anarchist organisation Zabalaza. Robert Mugabe, the longstanding authoritarian ruler that has waged a war against Zimbabwe’s
On Monday 19th February, the High Court ruled that it wouldn’t allow the legal case against the UK government over arms sales to Israel to proceed.
Forced mobilisation is supported by all those whom it does not affect.
So, no matter how much we, as anarchists, rightly criticise Navalny, for us, his death is the murder by the state of a political opponent of the regime.
On Monday, a group of over 100 protesters blockaded two sites of Israel's largest weapons manufacturer, Elbit Systems, shutting them both down for over 5 hours in spite of a heavy police presence.
Glass panels were cracked, and the front doors were covered in red paint, symbolising the bloodshed of the Palestinian people.