Croatian media outlets reported this week on the case of an unaccompanied minor from Afghanistan who was subject to severe and inhuman treatment at the hands of Croatian authorities who was locked in a dark room, where officials questioned him and later “forced him to take his clothes off, made him get into water, where they released electricity through a [taser], which led to him losing consciousness.” During the incident, he suffered a broken rib, internal bleeding, and lost a significant amount of blood.Continue reading Croatian border: “I told them: ‘Stop! You’re hurting me. I cannot breathe.’”
Steve Maia Caniço, 24 years old, has been missing since 21 June 2019. On the 21st of June many young people celebrated the Fête de la Musique on a peninsula near Nantes, on the banks of the river Loire. Steve was one of them. Until the cops came… The cops attacked the party with loads of tear gasand many people fled, panic broke out, many fell several meters down an embankment into the Loire. Fourteen people were pulled out of the river by the fire brigade. Steve’s body was found in the Loire on July 29.Continue reading #JusticePourSteve: French authorities ban demo to commemorate #SteveCaniço
Statement from La Resistencia (formerly NWDC Resistance), a migrant defence organization, on the police killing of a person who was appears to have been trying to sabotage the North West Detention Centre.Continue reading #Tacoma, #WA: La Resistencia Statement on Shooting Death of Northwest Detention Center Protester
Today morning, 14 July 2019, a anarchist refugee was injured by bullet of cops during a clash between anarchists and Greek cops in the neighbourhood of exarchia, Athens.Continue reading Athens: Anarchist refugee “Abtin Parsa” was injured by bullet of Greek cops
In the early morning of Monday June 10th, the Montreal police shot a man. A neighbour was having a crisis. Instead of doing anything helpful, they harassed him for hours. They had guns pointed at his head. They finally shot him in the leg through hs own apartment door early monday morning. On Sunday June 17th anarchists in the St-Henri neighbourhood of Montreal put up posters reminding our neighbours to think twice before calling the cops.Continue reading #Montreal: Don’t Call the Cops!
German territory: On the 8th of June there was a brutal police attack on the Autonomous Centre Mülheim and its staff. On Saturday June 15th there will be a demonstration in Mülheim a/d Ruhr against police violence and the authoritarian formation.Continue reading After brutal police attack on #AZMülheim: call for demonstration against police violence and the authoritarian formation!
German territory: In the early hours of June 8, there was a violent police attack on the grounds of the AZ (Autonomous centre) in Mülheim an der Ruhr. Two members of staff were injured and taken into custody. In the further course of the incident, the police officers committed abuses, made far right statements and behaved in a sexist manner.Continue reading Autonomous Center #Mülheim: Brutal Police Attack on Staff of the Cultural Youth Centre
South African territory June 7, 2019: Yesterday at about 10:15, while we were hosting a vibrant and very interesting political education meeting in central Durban, the Land Invasion Unit, the Metro Police, the Public Order Police and private security attacked the Azanian occupation in Cato Manor. Around 60 homes were destroyed. The ward councillor was present during the attack.Continue reading South African territory: Violent Evictions in Cato Manor & #Chesterville
Vienna, Austrian territory: The police violence during the evacuation of a non-violent blockade last Friday is causing some discussion. There are two videos in particular that cause a stir. One shows a policeman violently beating a person who is being held on the ground by other people in uniform. Among other things, a man is fixed under a police bus directly in front of the tire. The car starts and drives off. Only at the last moment cops pulled the arrested man out of the danger area.Continue reading #Vienna: Organized Police Violence Against #ClimateJustice Activists
Bosnia, Croatia, June 2nd 2019: Are You Syrious reports about yet again another case of brutal police violence against people who tried to cross the Bosnian/Croatian border at Velika Kladuša. Last month, Youssef died in the border town. One of the people who died because of “hidden violence”.Continue reading Again brutal police violence against people who tried to cross Bosnian/Croatian border