ABC Belarus calls for week of solidarity with anarchists and antifascists of Belarus

Below, Freedom reproduces the callout released by ABC Belarus, urging for a week of solidarity with anarchists and antifascists persecuted by the regime of Alexander Lukashenko to take place 23-30 November. Anarchists have always stood up against tyranny and dictatorship, regardless of the colour of the flag raised by authoritarianism over this or that corner

Support revolution in Belarus

ABC Belarus has set up a fundraiser to support anarchists in their struggle against the authoritarian regime of Alexander Lukashenko. Below, Freedom publishes their callout for donations. For over three months, people in Belarus have been fighting against the authoritarian regime. In 26 years, dictator Lukashenko has built a system aimed at suppressing any political

Open letter in support of Belarus anarchist revolutionaries

Several anarchist groups from Belarus have published a joint open letter in solidarity with four recently arrested Belarussian anarchists. Freedom is reproducing it below. What’s happened? On October 22 in Soligorsk (Belarus) administrative building of State committee of the forensic examination was attacked and cars were set on fire at the parking lot of Soligorsk

Belarusian ABC calls for solidarity actions with the uprising against the Lukashenko regime

After the presidential elections held in Belarus on 9th August, protests and clashes with the security forces continue in the country. So far, the demonstrations have seen more than 6,000 people detained, hundreds injured and at least two killed. Those released reported brutal beatings and torture during their detention. Worried sick relatives of those still

Call for International Week of Solidarity With Anarchist Prisoners 2020

A number of Anarchist Black Cross groups have called for a week of action and support for anarchist prisoners worldwide, starting on Monday. In a statement groups from Europe, US and Middle East said: A new decade has started on this planet. With the rise of right-wing movements and the slow decline of social democracy,

Don’t Despair, Organise! An introduction to the (yet-unnamed) confederation of Solidarity Funds

The following text was contributed to Freedom by a person involved in Goose Green Solidarity Fund: a newly formed organisation for people who live in SE22 and are struggling financially as a result of COVID-19. What is a solidarity fund? It’s a pot of money that in our case comes from the community and sometimes

Glasgow: Mears Group Evades Responsibility as Asylum-Seekers in Hotels Refuse Food and Call for Protest Action

Over twenty asylum-seeking individuals forcibly moved by the Mears group into cramped hotel accommodation in Glasgow have been refusing to eat the mouldy, undercooked and culturally inappropriate food that Mears provides and are calling for action to protest the Mears group’s abysmal, dehumanising treatment of people they receive public money to provide safe accommodation for.

America, Empire and Us: The Benefits of International Solidarity

Solidarity demonstrations and support for the uprising in America and the Black Lives Matter movement are spreading around the world. The reaction to the murder of George Floyd quickly moved beyond America with people taking to the streets in the UK, France, Germany, Mexico, the Netherlands, Canada, and Greece. Social media critics and conservatives have