From March to May of last year, for 57 days, Nutty lived on a tiny cot atop a tall monopod, blocking MVP’s access to the top of so-called Peter’s Mountain in the Jefferson National Forest. On January 24 Nutty appeared in court, and pled guilty to ‘Blocking a Forest Service Road or Gate’. The prosecutor was asking for 30 days, but Federal Judge Ballou sentenced her to 14 days in prison. On January 25, she turned herself in to serve the sentence. Directly before her sentencing, this is the statement she made to the courtroom.Continue reading Appalachians Against Pipelines: “Nutty’s” statement to the court
Saturday, January 19, Act 10: The blocking of motorways weakens, occupations of roundabouts are increasingly cleared away by force (unless negotiated with local authorities), the marches in different cities appear more ordered, confined by marshals, Macron’s promises and his “great national debate” seem to sway some, there is talk of “yellow vest” candidates for the upcoming european parliamentary elections, “leaders” endeavour to stand out, the neo-fascists (“official” and “unofficial”) continue to circulate around the movements, the arrested and the wounded multiply, divisions and retreats announce themselves, the week following, an anti-yellow vest demonstration in Paris. Saturday, January 26, Act 11 … the weekly protests continue.
And if the insurrection is to continue, it must fracture, divide and separate, create new autonomies both in the fissures of society and the Movement.Continue reading #GiletsJaunes: Fractures and lines of escape
This letter comes from Indigenous Tzotzil prisoner in struggle, Adrián Gómez Jiménez, who has been held for 15 years without sentence. In the letter he speaks out against the violation of his rights and the explicit marginalization of Indigenous people in the Mexican legal system. The letter was edited with a heavy hand for clarity, as Spanish is not Adrián’s primary language.Continue reading #Chiapas, #Mexico: Indigenous Prisoner in Struggle, Adrián Gómez Jiménez, Demands his Freedom After 15 years in Prison Without a Sentence
Statement by Shut Down Coal Now on the occupation of the Hamburg Coal Port on 27 January 2019. 16:00 The occupation is ongoing and is already lasting for more than 7 hours. Cops are preparing eviction.Continue reading #Hamburg Coal Port occupied ! – #ClimateJustice instead of Coal Commission – Phasing out hard coal and lignite NOW!
Almost two years ago, on January 29, 2017, Alexandre Bissonnette entered a mosque in Quebec City in Canada and in the course of a few minutes, murdered Azzeddine Soufiane, Mamadou Tanou Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, Aboubaker Thabti, Ibrahima Barry and Abdelkrim Hassane. Nineteen others were injured, many severely.Continue reading #Montreal January 29: Day of Action against #Islamophobia to commemorate victims of fascist attack in #Quebec City
Anyone who, like us, Ende Gelaende, sees results of the coal commission as a failure can take part in actions across Germany from february 1 onwards. Fridays For Future also condemns the results of the coal commission and will continue with climate strikes.Continue reading #EndeGelaende: The result of the coal commission is not a consensus! Call for a week of action
London: An event touted as the “bookfair of the right” has been cancelled yesterday morning (January 26) before it was due to take place, after activists pressed the venue over its hosting of a fascist-filled event on International Holocaust Memorial Day.Continue reading #Antifa #London: Far-right bookfair cancelled after local pressure
We reproduce here our call, that of “Gilets Jaunes” from eastern Paris, gathered around similar observations. We are unable to spread it on social networks, probably because of censorship. If some find our approach relevant, they are free to spread it by their own means.Continue reading Call of #YellowVests from #Paris east side
Thermi, Thessaloniki, Greek territory: Announcement by Mundo Nuevo squat regarding the imminent intervention of the district attorney against it.Continue reading #Thessaloniki: Statement by #MundoNuevo squat regarding the imminent intervention of the district attorney against it
Announcement by the Group for Social Anarchism Mauro & Kokkino on the new threats to evict the Mundo Nuevo Squat in Thermi (Thessaloniki, Greek territory).