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#BLM demonstration in #Brussels: We will not condemn this violence

Statementy by comrades of “Bruxelles Dévie” on the clashes during the Black Lives Matter demo on Sunday, June 7, 2020.

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#Brussels, #Belgium: Looting and fires at the end of the demo against police violence

Brussels. Belgium. Clashes erupted this Sunday, June 7 at the end of the afternoon in the Brussels district of Matonge, at the end of the march, which brought together nearly 10,000 people on Place Poelaert “against police violence against people of color and racism in general.” The demonstration took place in solidarity with the anti-police uprising in the US, sparked by the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

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#Brussels: l’École 404, new squat in #Schaerbeek

Brussels. Belgium. L’École 404 is a squat in Schaerbeek that opened shortly before the announcement of the lockdown. In this former school lives a mixed collective of about twenty people from different backgrounds.

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“We’re All On Our Own” – #Brussels Transport Workers Launch Wildcat Strike Against the Return to Normality

Brussels. Belgium. On 11-12 May 2020, a 80% of bus and 50% of tram drivers of the Brussels public transportation services went on a wildcat strike after the union had agreed to resuming normal timetables behind their backs.

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#Brussels, #Belgium: 100 arrests for the anti-keuf* weekend [+ A few notes on the inflammatory evening of Saturday 11.04]

Following the riots that broke out in various areas of Brussels between the evening of Friday 10th and the dawn of Sunday 12th April, there were a total of 100 arrests, according to the authorities. These attacks and fires that broke the normality of confinement started from yet another deadly control of the cops on Friday evening.

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#Belgium – Riot in #Anderlecht, #Brussels after a youth was killed

Enraged youth from the Anderlecht area of the capital city Brussels, Belgium rioted yesterday, attacking cop vehicles and hurled missiles at the cops, injuring one and beating up another. The riot was triggered when a cop patrol pursued a 19 year old on a scooter because he refused to stop for a curfew check. He hit an oncoming cop vehicle head on and died on the spot. Hundreds of angry youth from the local area instantly took to the street after a callout on social media attacking the cops who had arrived to reinforce those involved in the killing. Several cop vehicles were set on fire, one youth liberated a gun from a vehicle, shooting it in the air as he ran off.

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#Brussels, #Belgium : Report of the trial against 12 anarchists

Tuesday May 28 the verdict was delivered in the trial against 12 anarchists in Brussels.
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Reflections on the trial against some anarchists in Belgium 2019

I have been called to appear before a Belgian State court along with some other anarchists principally accused of being a part of what was described as a “terrorist organization” at the start of a long investigation, but which in the end has been re-qualified as a “criminal conspiracy”. I am not writing these lines to begin an indirect dialogue with the State institutions, nor to tell the story of my life, but simply to tear off the veil of silence that the State might want to pull over any convictions.

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Date announced in extensive trial against anarchists in #Belgium

From 2008, the Belgian State started a large investigation aiming at different struggles – but always without concessions – against detention centres, borders, prisons and the world of authority and exploitation. In its viewfinder: the anarchist library Acrata, anarchist and anti-authoritarian publications (Hors Service, La Cavale and Tout doit partir), dozens of fl yers and posters, more than a hundred actions, attacks and sabotages…in other words the fi ght against Power in all its different expressions.

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Trial against Belgian anarchists set to begin on April 29th

Between 2008 and 2014, the Belgian State carried out a vast investigation of the struggle, always outside beaten paths, in protest at detention centers, borders, prisons and the world of authority and exploitation. The targets of the investigation: Acrata anarchist library, anarchist and anti-authoritarian publications, dozens of leaflets and posters, over one hundred actions, attacks and sabotage… in other words, the struggle against power in its various expressions.

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