Russian anarchist Dmitry Buchenkov received political asylum in Lithuania, the brother of the activist confirmed. The 38-year-old associate professor of political science was charged with participating in riots and assaulting six police officers at the protest on the eve of President Vladimir Putin’s inauguration in May 2012. The rally was one of a series of
CW: descriptions of violence Queer activist and performer Zak Kostopoulos was beaten to death, allegedly following his attempted robbery of a jewellery store at Glastonos Street near Omonia Square in the centre of Athens.
Freedom US correspondent Louis Further reports on the lesser- known happenings in the United States.
One person has been confirmed dead during police operation to evict the Hambach Forest protest camp.
When the Great War broke out in 1914 most anarchists took their customary anti-militarist position, but the conflict also led to two of its heaviest hitters, Errico Malatesta and Peter Kropotkin, throwing down in the pages of anarchist journal Freedom.
As I write, there have been more murders in London than New York so far this year, and the Home Secretary has just denied that cuts to police numbers have anything to do with the increase in young people dying.