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#Finland: Protestors climbed on machines to block the works at #Valkeakoski gold mine

Protestors climbed on machines to block the works at Valkeakoski (Finland) gold mine – “Independent specialists have to asses the environmental impacts of the mine”.

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#Antifa #Finland: The Antifascist network Varis turns 5 years!

On Wednesday the 13th of February 2019 it has been five years since the founding of the Antifascist network Varis in Finland. The five year celebrations were held in the following weekend in Helsinki, Jyväskylä and Tampere. At the end of 2013 a group of antifascists from several different cities started to meet and plan together the founding of a new antifascist network. This became the Varis network, groups of which were founded in Helsinki, Turku and Tampere.

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#Finland: Solidarity with Russian anarchists from #Varis

The antifascist network Varis in Finland turned 5 years last week. This was celebrated with concerts in Helsinki, Jyväskylä and Tampere.

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#Finland: Preparatory work at Dragon Mining gold mine stopped with direct action at #Valkeakoski

Finland: Preparatory work at Dragon Mining gold mine stopped with direct action at Valkeakoski . “According to the Mining Act,explosive work cannot proceed while there are members of the public in the area”

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#Finland: Direct action against Dragon Mining company in #Valkeakoski continues

For the second time this week, protesters have closed the entrance to the planned Kaapelinkulma gold mine in Valkeakoski, Finland. A three meter tall tripod was used on the road and one person sat on it for several hours from early morning Thursday January 31st 2019. In addition, three people climbed on machines on the site. With nonviolent action, Pelastetaan Kaapelinkulma (Save Kaapelinkulma) movement aims to prevent Dragon Mining from starting blasting at the planned mine site. Save Kaapelinkulma also requires authorities to interfere in the unsustainable activities of the infamous mining company. 

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#Finland: Civil disobedience at #Sastamala enrichment facility

In Pirkanmaa, Finland, people who are concerned about Dragon Mining’s environmental impacts are acting again. Hyökyaalto network is blocking works with means of nonviolent civil disobedience at Dragon Mining enrichment facility in Sastamala.

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#Finland: Protesters closed the road to #Kaapelinkulma gold mine by using civil disobedience

Protesters closed the road to Kaapelinkulma gold mine by using civil disobedience – “Activities of the mining company must be stopped for investigating environmental impacts properly!”

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#Helsinki: Father Frost Festival against #Putin 2019 to take place in January

Next year, 2019, the Father Frost against Putin-festival will once again take place in Helsinki.  From the 5th to the 6th of January you can join discussions about the state of affairs in Russia and the x-USSR region, and get a chance to meet various social and political activists without the fear of police or special service operations. (fear of infringement from the side of police and special services). 

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#Helsinki: Action in solidarity with arrested russian antifascists

October 28, 2018, Helsinki: 10 people took part in a solidarity action in front of the Russian Embassy, mostly anti-fascists and anarchists from Russia and some activists from Finland.

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