Since the eviction of the Casa Cantoniera on the 23rd of March, the situation has worsened on the border for people attempting to cross it. There is no longer an option of resting or reflecting free of police controls or the prying regulations of associations and NGOs in the upper Susa Valley; without the availability of a place to meet, rest, fuel up, or have a minimum of access to material things, the possibility of organizing has become much more scattered to say the least.Continue reading The situation on the french-italian border after the eviction of the Casa Cantoniera in Oulx – Post Eviction Update, April 2021
Lyon. France. The Kurdish association in Lyon, France, has been attacked by fascists of Turkey’s “Grey Wolves”. Four members were injured, some seriously. The umbrella organization CDK-F speaks of organized attacks, presumably on the directive of the Turkish MIT.Continue reading Turkish fascists attack Kurdish association in Lyon, injuring 4
Montpellier. France. The squat in the Beaux-Arts district is consolidating. It is useful to bring materials to it. Occupied since the beginning of the school year at 1 rue Substantion, near the Corum, a former garage has become the Bat du Peuple, which is run by people from the former Casa del Sol. Its philosophy remains close to that of the former Casa del Sol, with a clear anchorage in the social movement, for example the movement against the laws of separatism or global security. The references of the Bat du Peuple are rooted in the Yellow Vests movement, and the actions of sharing and food solidarity are at the heart of its practices, with waste recycling, free groceries, people’s kitchen.Continue reading Montpellier, France: The Bat du Peuple does not mind being helped
The Anarkismo network relays the communiqué of the Lyon group of the Union Communiste Libertaire (UCL), an organisation active in France and Belgium and which is a member of the network. We express our solidarity with our comrades in Lyon and relay their communiqué and their call for financial solidarity.Continue reading Lyon, France: Fascist attacks will not stop us!
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the first modern social revolution in the glorious history of oppressed people’s struggle, the Paris Commune of 1871. For 72 days, the proletarians of the city of Paris re-organised the social relationships in terms of direct democracy, towards the direction of economic equality, mutual aid and political freedom.Continue reading The victories of the future will flourish from the struggles of the past! Long live the Paris Commune!
Voltairine de Cleyre (1866-1912) on the Paris Commune.Continue reading Voltairine de Cleyre: The Paris Commune
Lyon. France. In spite of the promises of the Metropolis of “no one kicked out to the street”, Grand Lyon Habitat (the social housing provider of the city) asks for an eviction without delay and without respect of the winter truce for the inhabitants of the Maria Carré squat. Several dozen people, including many families with children, are at risk of being made homeless. Call for support in front of the court of Lyon (67 rue Servient, 69003) on Friday 12 March from 8.30 am for the trial.Continue reading Lyon, France: Maria Carré trial. Call for a rally. No eviction in the middle of winter!
Saint-Julien-des-Points. France. Statement by the Hotel des Ratels squat.Continue reading Saint-Julien-des-Points (France): Opening of the Hotel des Ratels!
France. A call by the Yellow vests of Montreuil: long live the Commune, and long live the Gilets Jaunes/Yellow Vests!!Continue reading The 150th Anniversary of the Paris Commune: A Call from the Gilets Jaunes of Montreuil
Villeurbanne. France. Friday 26 february 2021, gathering and breakfast at 8:30 in front of the court house in Villeurbanne.Continue reading Villeurbanne, France: Trial of the Ile égalité squat, call for support