On the 30th of October and 2nd of November 2017 the Hungarian states’ trial against Ahmed H. went into the next round of seemingly absurd and endless rounds. Ahmed’s case is now back at the first court level, after the second instance referred it back to the first level for lack of consideration of contradictions in the evidence.
States and borders are dividing people. Dividing in them and us. When do we finally get rid of these tools of suffering and oppression?On December 17 I will travel to Lesvos, Greece, again and will stay there for almost a month. It seems a long time ago that I started working with refugees on the Balkan route, but actually its not. A little more than two years have past after I drove to Slovenia. A good friend wrote me in September 2015 about the situation on the Croatian/Slovenian border and asked me to come and support. A lot has happened since then…
Video by the author of this aricle,Riot Turtle, about the next campaign on Lesvos.
In the middle of the preparations for our stay on Lesvos, Greece, we want to remind you that the Greek islands are not the only places in Europe where refugees are suffering the inhuman treatment by EU member states. People are suffering illegal pushbacks and police violence in many European states. Last night cops destroyed tents of migrants and refugees in Paris, France. The violent treatment of refugees and migrants is increasing across Europe.
Image: Refugees and migrants sleeping on the streets of Paris. Image by Facebook page Paris Refugee Ground Support
In a case that Amnesty International has called an “affront to justice”, Ahmed H., a Syrian with residency in Cyprus, has been charged with violating anti-terrorism laws for participating in a protest in Röszke, Hungary, during September 2015.
It’s summer! For all people especially western activists, who are planning to leave their countries to go somewhere else (Balkan or elsewhere) to do political or humanitarian work and volunteer during the holidays, we were collecting some advices which we think would be important to consider.
In the beginning of march, we visited our friend Mohammed (for security reasons anonymous name) in a deportation Camp in Nyírbátor in Hungary. He is a refugee from Algeria and was crossing the serbian-hungarian border, when he was caught by the hungarian border police. They detained him in a closed camp, also called ‘Immigration Detention’ for six months. After six months, which is the maximum stay time, he was moved to the deportation camp.
received 6/11/18 Today, June 11, is the international solidarity day with anarchist prisoners. That’s why, last week, we put posters up in The Hague, the Netherlands and hung a banner today with the text: ‘Freedom for all anarchist prisoners’. The solidarity day with anarchist prisoners arose to draw attention to comrades […]
poster for the opening received 6/6/18 We are happy to tell you that the anarchist library “Fermento” in Zurich has found a new location and will be regularly open again starting from 16th of June. Anarchistische Bibliothek “Fermento” Zweierstr 42, 8004 Zürich bibliothek-fermento.ch email@example.com […]
received on 26.05.18 Since some anarcho-cells in Kiev have started burning cars, we decided to join this activity (video) On May 21, 2018, we set off the mid-size Lexus RX crossover. It stood near a multi-storey building at the address: Kiev, Artillery Lane, 9a. The fire also damaged the nearby […]
received 6/24/18 Submissions for the second issue of Paper Chained are due to close a week from today, so we’d appreciate some help getting reminders out to all communities and individuals who may be interested in writing in.Please make it clear that if anyone would like to submit but won’t havea contribution ready […]
received 5 / 17 / 18 Our comrade Brian Valentino is being held in Polda prison Yogyakarta, the main police headquarter of Yogyakarta (special feudal region within Central Java territory) Since the day of his arrest, May 1st until May 16th 2018, our comrade, who were beaten and tortured, have been denied […]
At 6am on 29th May a repressive operation was launched by the German investigative police ‘Schwarzer Block’ (Black Block) on an international level. The operation has already obtained results in France, Switzerland, Italy and Spain. Given that the German police … Continue reading →
The aim of this mobilisation is to give continuity and support to the collective and individual struggles carried out by many prisoners against the systematic abuse inflicted by DAP [Director of Prison Administration], prison governors and guards behind the walls. … Continue reading →
On 5th June 2018 a request for the release of anarchist comrades Alessandro Mercogliano and Marco Bisesti was rejected; the comrades have been held in pre-trial detention since September 2016, after being arrested in the context of operation ‘Scripta Manent’. … Continue reading →
Dimitris Koufodinas: Solidarity Victorious Today A big thank you to everyone. To comrades, friends and progressive people who gave their support. Today, Solidarity is victorious. And the Popular Struggle, the necessary and indispensable condition for small and large victories. Dimitris … Continue reading →
Fernando was released from jail on June 11, 2018 around 9 pm, once outside he burned the beige uniform that he had had to wear for four and a half years. Aviso CNA Mx (Cruz Negra Anarquista de Mexico) CNA … Continue reading →
Anonymous submission to MTL Counter-info A recent night in June, a McInnis Cement building burns next to the horrible Port-Daniel cement plant. It left behind a blackened carcass. This fire burns for our humiliated hearts. May the ashes return to this land they devastated and the trees take over what’s left…
Anonymous submission to MTL Counter-info In the night of June 14th, some artists who wish to remain anonymous made a contribution to MURAL Festival 2018. The piece is a postmodern, extinguisher acrylic on bank window, measuring (approximately) 15ft x 8ft. More specifically, we sprayed the facade of the National Bank on Saint-Laurent Boulevard with a […]
Anonymous submission to MTL Counter-info 8 June 2018, so-called Quebec Faced with the hideous deployment of the security apparatus put in place during the G7, we decided to organize among friends and block the Dufferin-Montmorency expressway ourselves. We clearly saw that the gatherings and other actions called by the RRAG7, the CLAC and others had […]
From Montréal-Antifasciste Since 2004, our comrades from Solidarity Across Borders have organized an annual “Status For All” march to demand an end to all deportations and detentions, as well as to support open borders, regularization for all immigrants and refugees, and the creation of a real “solidarity city” in Montreal. As antifascists, we wholeheartedly support […]
From It’s Going Down June 3rd, 2018 – Faith Goldy had called a rally at the Roxham border (U.S/ Quebec) attracting roughly 100 far-right groups and individuals from Ontario and Quebec, as well as a few stragglers from as far away as Alberta and Nova Scotia. This is the first time this sort of collusion […]