This letter comes from Germán López Montejo and Abraham López Montejo who, after more than four months on a hunger strike, had their sentences lengthened from 25 to 50 years. The time added to their sentences was a clear act of retaliation from the state, seeking to set an example of what happens to those who struggle for justice and freedom.Continue reading Two Indigenous Prisoners in Struggle in #Chiapas Sentenced to 50 Years
Athens, August 26. Alert! What we have been announcing to you for a month and a half has just begun this morning (yesterday morning, Enough 14), just before dawn. Athens’ famous rebel and supportive neighbourhood is completely surrounded by huge police forces: many riot police buses (MAT), anti-terrorist untis (OPKE), police on motorbikes (DIAS), members of the secret police (asfalitès), as well as a helicopter and several drones.Continue reading Greek territory: #Exarcheia under police occupation!
Athens, Greek territory. Around 06:00am cops started with the eviction of refugee housing squats in Exarcheia. As far as we know the following squats were evicted: Gare – Spirou Trikoupi 17 – Oniro and Rosa de Foc. We have no conformation of an eviction of Clandestina. There were some tweets that Clandestina was also evicted but according to our information Clandestina was evicted earlier this year. We will update this article when we get more information about Clandestina. There is a call for a gathering at 06:00pm at Notara.Continue reading #Athens: Cops evicted refugee housing squats in #Exarcheia
Since the end of July, a 35 metre-long zeppelin type of aircraft was placed above Karlovasi, on Samos island, containing high-tech surveillance systems. The zeppelin is owned by a German company and has been rented by FRONTEX which gave it to the Greek Port Authority and the Coastguard in order to, according to the announcement of the deputee minister of Citizen Protection, surveil and record the refugee influx in the greater area of Samos and the Turkish shores. Also, according to a statement made by the Port Authority to effectively guard the external borders of the E.U. and to tackle every form of criminal behaviour.Continue reading Teaching Personnel at the University of Aegean: we will not contribute to the policing of refugees
The following text is an open answer to Extinction Rebellion Köln. It is continuing the discourse that started on the hambibleibt mastodon account with a thread about controversies related to XR.Continue reading #HambiBleibt: An open answer to #ExtinctionRebellion #Cologne
German territory. Statement from Wiesbaden in solidarity with the forest occupiers in the Osterholz Wald in Wuppertal: Osterholz Remains (Osterholz Bleibt)!Continue reading #Wiesbaden: Solidary Greetings to the #OsterholzBleibt Occupation
Continue reading Indigenous People in #Brazil Swear to Fight for Amazon To Last Drop of Blood
Chiapas, Mexican territory. Communique from the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee—General Command of the Zapatista Army for National Liberation.Continue reading Communique from the #EZLN’s CCRI-CG And, We Broke the Siege
Berlin. Since May 25th we squatted the area at Hauptstraße 2-3 in Rummelsburger Bucht. Extensive infrastructure was built and installed for our living space as well as for the public and communal area WIDER-STRAND. There are many solidarity events at WIDER-STRAND, connecting with our neighbours and other projects in Berlin.Continue reading #Berlin: Waggonplace #DieselA and #Rummelsburger Bucht faces eviction!
It is now one week ago that some people occupied the Osterholz forest in Wuppertal (German territory). This week we watched the deers galloping through the forest. Watching the frogs moving through Chalk Town in wet weather conditions. We were also allowed to listen to eagle owls when they go hunting in the dark. And there were so many great people visiting us. We had many conversations about ecology, the destructive way of life of the old world and how we can build another world. It was an inspiring week.Continue reading A greeting from the new world