Protesters occupy HMP Wellingborough construction site

Protesters occupied the construction site of HMP Wellingborough for 6 hours on Friday, successfully halting its work. The work is conducted by a construction, services and property group Kier. The direct action took place during a demonstration against the HMP Wellingborough development, which saw anti-prison expansion activists from across the country gathering to oppose the

Greece: Nikos Romanos released from prison

Greek anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos was released from prison last week after serving 6 years out of his 18-year sentence. He was freed following a legal battle: despite his good behavior behind bars, the court originally had not admitted any mitigating circumstances necessary for early release. However, this decision was eventually reversed by the Greek

London callout: noise demo in solidarity with Barcelona’s war on gentrification

On Monday 8th July at 8.30am, activists will gather in front of Blackstone offices at 40 Berkley Square in London W1 J5AL for a noise demo to show solidarity with Barcelona’s residents fighting against gentrification. Blackstone, a New York based multinational private equity firm and the World’s largest alternative investment company*, is the biggest property

Greece: anarchists raid Athens Voice offices in protest at ‘funny comment’ regarding the death of migrant woman

Anarchists from  Rouvikonas (Greek for Rubicon) group have raided the offices of Athens Voice newspaper in Athens in protest at a ‘funny comment’ the paper made in relation to the death of Gayane Kassardjian. Gayane Kassardjian, a 50 year old Armenian woman and hospital caregiver, died last Saturday after she jumped out of the window

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

Statement against repression of resistance in Greece

After being identified following the attack on the Greek Parliament building on May 21st – an action in support of Dimitris Koufontinas, a comrade imprisoned for life who is on a hunger strike – two activists must collect 60,000 euros before 14 June, otherwise they will spend 10 years in jail. Link to the financial