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At a juncture of structural crisis, in Spain, there are more and more Catalans who no longer want to be part of this state: today, a country ruled by a corrupt party (The Partido Popular or PP), with a government and a deep state that has not broken with Francoism, of which the monarchy is the faithful representation of this continuity; and this would be added to urbanistic ballots, bank bailouts, austerity policies, high unemployment rates and a lack of guarantees and opportunities. All this is the image and reality of the so-called Regime of ’78; a political framework marked by a pact of silence so that the crimes of the Franco regime did not come to light and were never prosecuted. The remains of Franco were never cleared from the state institutions. It was the time called “Transition” to a democracy that never came and a Constitution that many people have not voted for. Some because we opposed at the time the political reform of Franco, and others because of a mere question of age, since it has been four decades since then.
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iberia / indigenous struggles / press release Tuesday October 03, 2017 - 07:05 by Anarchist Catalonia
"Unions, organisations and collectives here signing this call intend to communicate to the workers and to all the popular classes our position about recent events that occured in the streets of our villages, towns and cities."
United call for general strike from libertarian unions, organisations and assemblies of Catalonia ... read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / gender / press release Tuesday September 26, 2017 - 20:09 by International Sec 1 image
The Workers Solidarity Movement in Ireland is in full support of the protests in Brussels on the 28th September demanding a guaranteed, free, and accessible access to abortion across Europe. The EU has stood by idly while the bodily autonomy of pregnant people continues to be violated by some member states including Ireland and Malta. It has similarly done nothing while other member states progressively attack reproductive rights based on the political whimsy of the controlling parties of ever-increasing conservative governments. We hope the this mobilisation will demonstrate the united commitment to reproductive freedom for all.
We stand with you in spirit as we prepare for our own mobilisation on the 30th of September for the Dublin March for Choice and it appears almost certain a constitutional referendum to remove the ban on abortion next summer. The text that follows is our position paper on abortion rights agreed by WSM national conference this summer. ... read full story / add a comment
netherlands / germany / austria / repression / prisoners / press release Friday September 08, 2017 - 06:02 by Anarchist Federation (Greece) 1 image
The oppressed must realize that, in reality, we don’t have any kind of rights in the bourgeois society. Everything is contingent on whether state and capital feel certain for their absolute dominance. The only rights we have are those we win with our fists. The sooner we realize that the better our position will be in the coming battles against the new totalitarianism that is already paving its way. ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / anti-fascism / press release Monday September 04, 2017 - 06:21 by Anarchist Federation (Greece) 1 image
Those who wink their eye to anti-fascist fronts with the bourgeoisie, they better keep it shut. Centuries of social struggles and lousy betrayals have taught us. Our struggle is always against capitalism. These are the outposts of our camp. These are the outposts of the exploited society in the US, Europe, Greece, Middle East and all over the world. ... read full story / add a comment
The Workers Solidarity Movement held our national conference in Dublin, Ireland on the 22nd July. What follows is a brief report on the day’s proceedings. ... read full story / add a comment
netherlands / germany / austria / repression / prisoners / press release Wednesday August 30, 2017 - 21:30 by Relations Internationales
Press release from the Coordination des Groupes Anarchistes, an organization member of Anarkismo in France about the recent shut down and ban on the German-speaking website Linksunten Indymedia and the house raids that followed. ... read full story / add a comment
Note on adherence to international solidarity against the criminalization of poverty and protest in South Africa
The Brazilian Anarchist Coordination repudiates the cowardly criminalization of South African fighters and social fighters and their persecution. ... read full story / add a comment
Palestine-Israel, The Israeli army returned to the joint struggle after its failure to put end to the weekly demonstrations by its absence
mashriq / arabia / iraq / indigenous struggles / news report Thursday August 24, 2017 - 18:29 by Ilan S.
Bil'in, the symbol of the popular joint struggle of Palestinians, Israelis (with the anarchists against the wall initiative), and internationals, was a site of a year long experiment. The new war minister of Israel tried to extinguish the joint Friday demos by "neglect". The harassments during the demos diminished (first end to the shooting and later refraining from confronting the demos) but the night invasion to harass the village continued. The number of participants diminished gradually but continued. The fact that Bil'in was the only place Palestine could demonstrate without restriction was unbearable... The experiment ended. The Israeli state force is back in the confronting of demos and the shooting of tear gas resumed. ... read full story / add a comment
international / migration / racism / press release Wednesday August 23, 2017 - 23:05 by Defend Mediterranea
DEFEND MEDITERRANEA* statement, solidarity and antifascist mediteranean network against Defend Europe identitarian expedition and Fortress Europe Project ... read full story / add a comment
brazil/guyana/suriname/fguiana / anti-fascism / press release Friday August 18, 2017 - 11:57 by CAB 1 image
The Brazilian Anarchist Coordination (CAB) expresses its repudiation and indignation against the fascist attack that left 1 person dead and more than 20 injured in Charlottesville, USA. ... read full story / add a comment
southern africa / repression / prisoners / press release Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 08:41 by Resistencia Obrero Estudiantil
Faced with the repression that is unleashed against the South African people, from Uruguay we demand justice and the immediate freedom for the comrades of Boiketlong and the immediate appearance of Papi Tobias alive, of course. ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / anti-fascism / press release Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 08:09 by General Defense Committee (GDC) 1 image
We are horrified but not surprised at the rise of political violence and murder from the Alt Right and other fascist groups across the country. Today's murder was not an isolated incident, but is the latest in a string of violent attacks and murders from fascists. These include the shooting of an IWW/GDC member in Seattle, the stabbing double murder on the Portland MAX train, and the recent bombing of Dar Al Farooq mosque in Minnesota, among many others. [Français] [Ελληνικά] See also: [Black Rose Anarchist Federation's statement][Castellano] [Ελληνικά] [Français] ... read full story / add a comment
greece / turkey / cyprus / migration / racism / news report Wednesday August 02, 2017 - 21:10 by Dmitri (republishing)
An urgent response needs to be taken by activists and solidarity groups in EU and the rest of the world to demand the freedom the hunger strikers and immediate access to medical care for them. ... read full story / add a comment
southern africa / repression / prisoners / press release Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 04:50 by Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front 1 image
In February 2015, four community activists from Boiketlong in the Vaal, south of Johannesburg, were sentenced to 16 years in prison each following a community protest. This is a very severe sentence and the conviction was based on shaky evidence. The ‘Boiketlong Four’ were arrested for allegedly attacking the local ANC ward councillor and setting fire to her shack and two cars during a community protest. They were convicted of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, arson and malicious injury to property. This is an example of a terrible injustice perpetrated against black working class activists and could have dangerous repercussions for future struggles of the black working class and poor in South Africa if it is not fought. People need to be aware of the facts and take action to demand justice and to fight the criminalisation of poverty and protest.
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Every year in either Dublin or Belfast the pro and anti choice movements come head to head around the so called ‘Rally for Life’. This year it was Dublin’s unwilling role to play host to the bigot parade. It mattered more years than many as a referendum on the hated 8th Amendment that bans abortion is promised for next year. It could be that the next Dublin bigot parade scheduled for 2019 will come after they have suffered a major defeat. ... read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / community struggles / news report Friday June 30, 2017 - 23:27 by Various 1 image
Six men were on trial accused of falsely imprisoning the then Tanáiste (deputy Prime Minister) and Labour Party TD, Joan Burton, and her colleague in Jobstown, a working class suburb of Dublin, on 15 November 2014. The charge of false imprisonment carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. All six men claimed that they were exercising their right to protest, and that the protest was peaceful. This was part of a mass campaign that successfully defeated the attempt to introduce water charges. Following a nine week trial, the six have been found not guilty. ... read full story / add a comment
greece / turkey / cyprus / imperialism / war / press release Thursday June 15, 2017 - 23:06 by Libertarian Initiative of Thessaloniki 1 image
This Thursday 15/6, the greek “leftist” government is going to receive in Thessaloniki the prime minister of Israel B. Netanyahu for the tripartite meeting among Greece, Israel and Cyprus. During their last such meeting, in November 2015, Alexis Tsipras described the occupied city of Jerusalem as the “historic capital” of Israel, thus legitimizing the atrocities of the Israeli occupation forces. Even though minors are shot by the Israeli occupying forces on a daily basis and they are left to die on the streets of Gaza and the West Bank, while 6,500 political prisoners (including 300 minors) are detained in Israeli prisons without any formal accusations, A. Tsipras is unrolling the red carpet for the Zionist slaughterers. ... read full story / add a comment
russia / ukraine / belarus / gender / press release Saturday May 13, 2017 - 00:38 by Alternativa Libertaria/fdca 1 comment (last - saturday may 13, 2017 - 03:24)
mashriq / arabia / iraq / indigenous struggles / news report Saturday May 06, 2017 - 17:00 by Ilan S. 1 comment (last - tuesday may 09, 2017 - 22:33)
The focus on the Israel-Palestine one apartheid state is more and more in the world media. The fear of Europe - mainly from the extreme Muslim terror, combined with the B.D.S. movement, increase the pressure on Israel. Even US call for at least partial retreat from 1967 conquest of the remaining Palestinian region. The sham excuse Israel will retreat only with final peace agreement in which the Palestinians renounce the right of return of the 1948 refugees is exposed when even the Hamas agree on 1967 borders. Frustrated from the Palestinian Authority yielding to the Israeli needs the Fatah opposition initiated the prisoners hunger strike of 1700 inmates which may ignite a mass revolt of the Palestinians of the west bank. Meanwhile, the harassment of the non-armed joint struggle of grass root village activists and the Israeli anarchists against the wall, that was a bit dormant seems to be ignited again marked with the use live ammunition in Nabi Saleh (taking advantage of the absent of Israelis). ... read full story / add a comment