The 11th Congress of the IFA

The end of last month saw the 11th Congress of the International of Anarchist Federations, which co-ordinates social anarchist organisations across 13 different national and language regions in three continents — we reproduce reports from the gathering below. Background to the IFA Congress The following is adapted from an article which first appeared in Italian

Refugee crisis: pushbacks from Slovenia

In their recently published reports, Slovenian organizations Amnesty International Slovenia and Legal Information Center for NGOs , confirm that since June 2018 refugees entering Slovenia are being systematically pushed back to Croatia and from there to Bosnia. People’s right to asylum is being systematically obstructed. These organizations conducted almost 100 interviews at the end of June

Slovenia: Squat crackdown hits UPI social centre

Activists at Creative Platform Inde (UPI), one of Slovenia’s most active squatter social centres, have refused to leave after being threatened by the government through its State asset management arm BAMC, which is using the excuse of asbestos safety works. In a statement, the group said: UPI welcomes the planned remediation of hazardous waste (asbestos, used