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Solidarity message by anarchist Abtin Parsa to anarchist Mikola Dedok

via Enough 14

Solidarity message by anarchist Abtin Parsa to anarchist Mikola Dedok

The purpose of writing this solidarity statement is to inform the comrades about the anarchist Mikola Dedok status and also to express our solidarity with him. As a former political prisoner and anarchist who has been politically active in Iran, I can understand that anarchist Mikola Dedok is through in what tortures and harassments by totalitarian regime of Belarus.

Anarchist Prisoner Natascia Begins Hunger Strike

from attaque via AMW

Anarchist Prisoner Natascia Begins Hunger Strike in Piacenza Prison, Italy

One year, two months and 24 days.

This is the time that has passed since my arrival here, in the Piacenza jail; time filled with emptiness, time wasted trying to tame all of your senses, experimenting with a self-discipline that transforms, like an alchemy, the waste of a life into a formative experience. I have never looked for conflict, even if everyday life here is a constant series of occasions for conflict; when I set my reasons against this system of neutralizing the individual, I tried to do it with “civility,” with forced respect for roles, trying to appropriate them, at least as weapons, these illogical dynamics of which the guards make their banners: rules, rights, duties, protocols. And I’m certainly not saying it to brag about it, on the contrary; nevertheless, in jail, human experience is so distant from any form of good sense, common sense or just plain sense, that we must play, even if we know very well that the dice are rigged.

Anarchist comrade Nico’s letter from prison (28th September 2020)

Anarchist comrade Nico’s letter from prison (28th September 2020)

From Act for Freedom Now!, Italy

These short notes from a brief reading of the papers at my disposal concerning so-called Operation Bialystok were written to enlighten, albeit superficially given my subjective point of view, some of the salient contents of this new anti-anarchist investigation and the consequent repressive developments. The cyclical movements of the social conflict have always been followed by repressive waves, to the point that we often end up stating there is “nothing new under the sun”. However, analysing the changes in paradigm and the instruments being used along with those occurring in society as a whole means we can put them in context, identify their causes and specific goals and develop appropriate strategies of resistance and counter-attack. In fact repression changes and understanding it in its transformations should be of interest to those who are determined “always to do better” in the anarchist struggle against all power.

Write to Maria Rabkova

via Anarchist Black Cross Belarus

Maria Rabkova, an anarchist from Minsk, recently worked at the Human Rights Center “Viasna”. She was detained on September 17, 2020 on charges of organising training or financing riots (Article 293.3 of the Criminal Code). She was declared a political prisoner.

Kept in:

SIZO-1, 2 Volodarskogo St., Minsk, 220030, Belarus
Maria Alexandrovna Rabkova

Sean Swain Silenced

via The Final Straw

We got word that Sean Swain has had his email, phone and mail blocked, likely in response to his “An Open Letter to Annette Chambers-Smith,” available via DetroitABC, as well as his soon-to-be-published book, “Ohio” (parts 1-3 of the first half available here in zine form, soon via LBC). Pass it on…

Letter from Carla

via Nantes Indymedia

Letter from Imprisoned Anarchist Comrade Carla

Salut!

After 536 days on the run, I was arrested on July 26th near Saint-Etienne. I experienced the arrest as the first performance of a scene repeated a thousand times in my head, or rather 536 times? Everything seemed to happen in slow motion: the hooded cops pointing their rifles at me, put me down and ask me the name that I’ve so often been called lately. It felt strange to pronounce it.

Letter of Anarchist Prisoner Beppe from Pavia Prison in Italy

Letter of Anarchist Prisoner Beppe from Pavia Prison in Italy

From AMW English

The following text is a letter from the anarchist Giuseppe Bruna, imprisoned since May 21st, 2019, for the “Prometeo” repressive operation, currently imprisoned in Pavia prison. To write to him: Giuseppe Bruna, C. C. di Pavia, via Vigentina 85, 27100 Pavia, Italy.

To the anarchist movement and everybody in the USA that participates in the struggle

To the anarchist movement and everybody in the USA that participates in the struggle

From Anarchist Federation (Greece)

To the anarchist movement and everybody in the USA that participates in the struggle, to everybody that is out in the streets fighting racism and authority.

Ediciones Inéditas Anthology

Anthology of original essays published as Ediciones Inéditas (project previous to this one). Designed & compiled by post.chicanx.

From prole wave

Letter from an inéditor

What was intended as a small translation project among a few friends grew into a thing whose reach somehow spilled across borders and languages. To translate international radical texts which often go unread by Anglophone readers due to a language barrier and which also often go untranslated since they break with classical anarchist & communist orthodoxy: the ultra-left with its impossible positions.

Some words by Anarchist comrade Juan Antonio Sorroche Fernandez from the prison of Terni

Some words by Anarchist comrade Juan Antonio Sorroche Fernandez from the prison of Terni

From Act for Freedom!

This piece has finally arrived. Juan had mentioned it in his letters. We thought it had been censored. In fact it was confirmed that on 4th October 2019 an investigating judge seized it as he considered it “instigation to commit a crime” or some form of incitement to “anarchist activity” and seized it in order to protect the forces of order.

Letter to a Chilean about the current situation, I & II

Letter to a Chilean about the current situation, I & II

From Act for Freedom! - I and II by Gustavo Rodriguez

The discontent are the new starting point of the impetuous popular protests that run through the geography of the globe. Hong Kong, France, Algeria, Iraq, Haiti, Lebanon, Catalonia, Ecuador, Bolivia and Chile, are the lavish protagonists of the wave of massive urban revolts that shakes the world.

Letter from an anarchist internationalist in Rojava

Letter from an anarchist internationalist in Rojava

From Barrikade dot info

Comrades,

I think it is important now that our voices of Rojava, out of the heart of that battle, are being heard. A fight for the life, for an existance in dignity, for real democracy and for the freedom of all women. I want to tell how the resistance of Serekaniye went on, how the beginning was, how the end was and also what happened in between. Serekaniye right now is in the hands of jihadist groups that are being supported by Turkey, upon approval by the United States. At a time they said there would be a five-day firearm rest.... we didn’t believe it for one second. And that’s how it was - the attackings didn’t stop, maybe

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