Nashville, Tennessee– January 20th, 2018 was the one year anniversary of the J20 disruption in Washington, D.C. Local organizers sought to recapitulate the Women’s March on this anniversary in an attempt to energize liberals and progressives to #RESIST. Nashville’s local anarcho-communists, however, had different plans. Nashville AntiFa (Nashville AFA), Nashville Anarchist Black Cross (Nashville ABC), Middle Tennessee Autonomous Network (MTAN), Showing Up for Racial Justice Nashville (SURJ- Nashville), and the Middle Tennessee chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (Middle TN-DSA) worked cooperatively to design a direct action that would honor those who bravely disrupted the inauguration last year. Continue reading
Statement by Emanzipatorische Antifa Wuppertal (Germany) About Fascist Attack Against the Libertatia Squat in Thessaloniki.
Clashes broke out between cops and activists after cops attacked an antifa demonstration in Thessaloniki tonight. The cops did not interfere during yesterdays fascist attacks against two squats in the Greek city. Fascists also vandalized the holocaust memorial and a banner with jewish and muslim religious symbols yesterday without any interference by cops.
Hundreds of cops took part in a police operation to protect politicians of the fascist AFD party, the social-democratic SPD and the Green party in Hambacher forest in Germany earlier today. At least 15 persons were detained.
Image: Riot cops in Hambacher Forest earlier today. Image by Twitter account
Apart from the attacks against two squats in Thessaloniki yesterday, fascists also vandalized a holocaus memorial in the Greek city. A billboard with jewish and muslim religious symbols was also attacked. Today there will be an antifascist demonstration in Thessaloniki.
Image: Vandalized holocaust memorial in Thessaloniki.
Statement and call for a demo by the Libertatia Collective for Libertarian Communism.
After a group of fascists had splitt off from a mass rally of nationalists and fascists, they attacked the squatted Libertatia social center in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Image: The Libertatia squat in Thessaloniki was burned down by fascists earlier today. Image by Athens Indymedia
Riot Turtle (independent Enough is Enough reporter) spoke with many refugees during their visit to Lesvos, and The Final Straw is happy to release this interview.
Image: Moria refugee camp on Lesvos, Greece on December 26, 2017.
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Yesterday we reported about the decision by the French government to abandon plans to build an airport in Notre-Dame-des-Landes. Today we publish an open letter by Some squatters of the zad (Monday, January 15, 2018).
Efsyn report about the situation in Patras, translated by the No Borders Network Facebook page. Increased injuries to refugees around the port of Patras have been observed lately, with solidarity talking about “incidents of violence that need to be investigated,” while the official version of the authorities of the port speaks of “self-harm”.
Image: Increased injuries to refugees around the port of Patras, Greece.
We ussualy don’t reblog mainstream media but for this article we made an exception. Kristopher’s mother, Gemma Pena asked us to spread this article about her son.
In Florida, one in five mentally ill prisoners is in solitary confinement. For Kristopher Pena, being diagnosed with schizophrenia began a nightmare.