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Anarchist Communist Group launches first public event

  • Posted on: 5 March 2018
  • By: thecollective

Following its founding last month new anarchist organisation the Anarchist Communist Group (ACG) has announced its first major public meeting will be taking place later this month.

The London in Struggle discussion at Mayday Rooms, 88 Fleet Street, on March 25th will focus on campaigns against Universal Credit, Land Justice and on initiatives to organise workers in west London.

Call for soli-actions with Russian anarchists on March 18

  • Posted on: 4 March 2018
  • By: thecollective

From avtonom.org

During the last months, Russian secret services have arrested several anarchists and antifascists in Penza and Saint-Petersburg cities. They were accused of conspiring to organize a “terrorist organization”. The arrested were . The officers humiliated our arrested comrades. They tried to force them to testify against themselves and against each other. These true Gestapo actions of Russian FSB secret service can evoke only vigorous protest from every honest person.

Paraguay 1968--Dictatorship and Democracy: Terror, Politics and the Lie of the Vote

  • Posted on: 4 March 2018
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

(Over the past few years, anarchists internationally have been debating the issues of democracy, pro and con. As a response I offer the following pamphlet written in 1968, by Ciriaco Duarte (1908-1996), a Paraguayan anarcho-syndicalist living in exile in Argentina at the time of its production.

The main thing at that moment, in that situation, was to come out alive

  • Posted on: 3 March 2018
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

A recent public action in support of tortured anarchists in the city of Chelyabinsk has led to a backlash. Here, two people reveal how they were tortured by the FSB. (In picture: 14-15 February: the action outside FSB headquarters, Chelyabinsk. Source: Popular Self-Defence group / VKonktate.)

Chile: Urgent! Anarchist Compañera Tamara Sol has been Transferred Once Again to the Extermination Center in Valdivia

  • Posted on: 2 March 2018
  • By: thecollective

01.02.18: On February 28th, 2018, the prison administration decided to transfer Tamara Sol from the maximum security prison, where she has been held hostage since January 25th.

This time, the jailers decided to move Compañera Sol, despite her having pending medical examinations in the penal hospital of Santiago, to the extermination center of Llancahue located in Valdivia, in southern Chile.

Greece: Anarchist Comrade Konstantinos Yiagtzoglou Transferred to Hospital, Solidarity Actions and Attacks Continue

  • Posted on: 1 March 2018
  • By: thecollective

Comrade Konstantinos Giagtzoglou was transferred to the hospital today after a serious fainting incident he had while resting in his cell. The officials of the Justice Department informed the comrade’s lawyers that the council which is going to decide whether Dinos will be transferred permanently to Korydallos prison or not, will meet on Friday, 4 days after the promised day (Monday). Dinos will be on hunger strike for 9 days and on thirst strike for 5 days on Friday.

The struggle committee of Korydallos prison issued a statement informing the Justice Department that if the council doesn’t meet on Friday, there will be prison rebelions all across the country.

Italy – The first edition of Anarchici di Bialystok 1903-1908, Bandiera Nera editions, is out.

  • Posted on: 1 March 2018
  • By: thecollective

“This little book is out at last following various vicissitudes. A translation was first done in 2013 by the comrades locked up in high surveillance units first in Alessandria and then in Ferrara, awaiting trial for the kneecapping of Adinolfi. The translation was later revised and extended outside the walls of prison; we are now bringing out the final version, after more episodes of repression, between the AS2 units of Ferrara, Alessandria, Rome, with the support of some comrades of the anarchist library Sabot. A small demonstration of the fact that even the down times imposed by imprisonment and censorship can’t stop ideas and will.”

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Bra$il: Meeting in solidarity, against operation “Érebo” (04/03/2018)

  • Posted on: 1 March 2018
  • By: thecollective

On Sunday (04/03), at 4:00 p.m., there will be a talk in solidarity with the anarchists persecuted in the southern region of the territory dominated by the Brazilian state.

The meeting will take place in the “center of social culture”, in São Paulo downtown.

Greece: Update on the Hunger & Thirst Strike of Anarchist Comrade K. Yiagtzoglou & Latest Solidarity Actions

  • Posted on: 27 February 2018
  • By: thecollective

Comrade Konstantinos Giagtzoglou is now on hunger strike for 5 days and on thirst strike for 2 days. Today he was taken to the prison infirmary after feeling heavily illdisposed. He now weighs 55 kg (he originally weighed 61 kg). Despite their promises, there is no news today (Monday) from the Justice Department regarding his demand to be permanently transferred to Korydallos prison.

As far as solidarity actions are concerned, a few dozen anarchists have occupied the central building of the National University of Athens which is located right in the middle of the city.

Review of repressions against anarchists in Russia

  • Posted on: 27 February 2018
  • By: thecollective

Moscow Anarchist Black Cross released the review of repression of anarchists by Russian state in 2017 and early 2018. During this period, the authorities continue to frame and persecute the Russian comrades. Anarchists are also a subject of repressions in prisons. Here is the extract of recently published list of repression in Russia.

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