Peru, Arequipa: very heavy policing on 8th day of indefinite strike against Tia Maria mining project “Strikers say policemen threw and fired tear gas and shot from helicopters…. hundreds of policemen attacked and entered their homes by force to arrest people …”…they entered the houses with arrogance, kicking down doors to arrest people just because we are against polluting mining… With more than three thousand police they besieged the whole of Cocachacra and kidnapped all the people of Tambo Valley. They have also police contingents in Mollendo to stop the population having access or making its way to us.
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Italy, Cremona: 100s of anti-fascists clash with cops after cops release fascists responsible for severe beating of anti-fascist; banks smashed
Brazil, Sao Paulo: more clashes with rubber-bullet firing cops as protesters against fare hikes smash street furniture and windows of 2 banks
France, Montpellier: 3rd night of mini-riots round impoverished group of housing estates “Forty to fifty young people, some of whom had their faces covered with hoods and scarves assaulted police and firefighters, with no casualties, on Saturday night 15th to Sunday, November 16th on the tense estate of Petit- Bard..They threw stones at police, traveling first by car and then on foot, while igniting gas cyliniders placed in skips
For me, and I would hope the vast majority of those contributing to and/or using this site, the essential struggle is the struggle against class society and hierarchical relations in general - riots, strikes, occupations, environmental movements, attacks on state institutions, etc. On my "News of Opposition page I update examples of these almost every day, sometimes adding comments.