See Sharp Press received this a few days ago from our Venezuelan comrades connected with El Libertario. It begins with a note from our compañeros/as announcing a series of pieces on the current rebellion and repression — arrests, beatings, and torture — of anarchist and other protesters by the “leftist” Maduro regime, and expressing thanks to those who spread this information. Update Read also this: El Libertario: Beware Venezuela’s False ‘Anarchists’
Continue reading #Venezuela: Anarchists Framed, Detained and Tortured by Maduro’s Police
If your response to the army preying on poor communities and communities of color, using poverty as a new draft, is to use that to legitimize the existence of the institution as an escape from poverty rather than to call for abolition of using poor kids as cannon fodder for the wars of the rich, you might have some fucked up priorities.
Continue reading We Need Resistance Not Cooption: On Trump’s Transgender Military Ban
Statement by Arash Hampay about his hunger strike and the hunger strike of Kozhin Hussein and Bahrooz Arash in Moria prison (Lesvos, Greece).
Continue reading #RefugeesGR: Hunger Strike at #Moria Continues
Statement by Anarchist Collective Rouvikonas about todays intervention at parliament’s courtyard in Athens, Greece.
Image: Cops at parliament in Athens after todays action. Image by Twitter account @NoLaRtSa
Continue reading #Athens: Statement by Anarchist Collective #Rouvikonas About Todays Intervention
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.
Continue reading South-Africa: The ‘Boiketlong Four’ – Call For #Solidarity
We publish a joint press release of 15 organizations on the violent incidents that have occurred against migrants and refugees in Moria, Lesvos, a few days ago.
Continue reading Joint PR about the violent incidents in #Moria, #Lesvos
The G20 is over, but the work is not and there is no let up. 36 people are still imprisoned and more repression is expected.
Continue reading #NoG20 #Repression: Solidarity is Our Weapon
Only a few months have passed since the closure of the French border at Ventimiglia, but the decision has already caused 12 fatal accidents. Drowned, run over, fallen, and electrocuted, migrants keep dying in their attempts to cross the border or get lost and hurt themselves in dangerous places. This is the first of three reportages by Michele Luppi and Andrea Quadroni about border deaths and includes an interactive map of the places where they have been killed.
Continue reading #OverTheFortress: Border Deaths in #Ventimiglia