Hambacher Forest. We translated a statement from the Hambi Bleibt (Hambi stays) blog after yesterdays court ruling that the eviction in 2018 was illegal.Continue reading Hambacher Forest: Not only illegal – The Hambi eviction with fatalities and injuries was politically wanted
Amsterdam. Netherlands. Report back from the demonstration Justice for Sammy.Continue reading Amsterdam: Statement about the ‘Justice for Sammy’ demonstration by the organising group
Amsterdam. Netherlands. Call for a demo to commemorate Sammy Baker. On Aug. 13, 2020, after Sammy was being chased, he was surrounded by several police officers in a courtyard. Sammy is overpowered and killed while lying on the ground with 3 shots from one cop.Continue reading Demo: Justice for Sammy! – Murdered by the Amsterdam Police! [Amsterdam, Netherlands]
On July 20, 2001, 23-year-old anarchist Carlo Giuliani was shot dead by police during protests against the G8 summit. To his credit, he succeeded in attacking the police van with a fire extinguisher.Continue reading The 20th Anniversary of Carlo Giuliani
On Saturday german cops once again showed their ugly face. Riot cops, flood lights, a helicopter in the air. In a park in Hamburg. For months now cops are attacking youths in parks and neighbourhoods, major parts of the left react with a deafening silence. In this scenario nobody should be surprised that the cops went after people after one of the most innocent demos that I ever went to: the Osterhoplz Bleibt demo in Wuppertal on June 12. The state doesn’t need actions in self-defense to protect a demo as justification for repression. The fact that the forest occupation in Osterholz and other actions for the forest are putting more and more pressure on municipal and state authorities is reason enough for the state to react with repression. On Saturday the cops didn’t only went after youths in Hamburg. In Düsseldorf the cops attacked a demonstration against the new state (anti) assembly law. The outrage was huge after the police attacks in Düsseldorf, that was perhaps the real surprise for me. Police violence is nothing unusual, the repressive state forces are structurally violent. Ask the surplus proletarian youths in your city. They know violent police practices like racial profiling, deportations and general harassment too well. People get beaten up by cops regurlarly. Düsseldorf was not an exception, it was business as usual.Continue reading Police violence during demo against new state assembly law in Düsseldorf: Business as usual [Germany]
Hennepin and Ramsey County Deputies working on the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force murdered Winston Boogie Smith in broad daylight on June 6, 2021, in Minneapolis, MN, only 10 minutes away from where MPD murdered George Floyd.Continue reading Revolutionary Winston Smith Murdered by Federal Task Force in Minneapolis and the Community Responds
Portland. Oregon. On the evening of the 16th of April, a flyer had been put out on social media to “show up, bloc up, and be water” at Director Park in so-called Portland, Oregon. Earlier that day, the Portland Police had murdered another person, someone in a moment of mental crisis.Continue reading Reportback from the Portland black bloc for Robert Delgado
On April 11, 2021, a police officer in the Twin Cities suburb Brooklyn Center pulled over Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, allegedly on account of expired tags. Taking place in the midst of the trial of the police officer who murdered George Floyd in Minneapolis last May, this murder shows that the situation for Black people threatened with police violence has hardly changed since May 2020. There are important conclusions to be drawn from this.Continue reading The Murder of Daunte Wright: Co-optation and Revolt – A Year after the George Floyd Uprising, What Has Changed?
The Minnesota police murder of Daunte Wright reignited impassioned protests across many US cities Monday night — with a riot in Portland, Oregon, as hundreds attacked cops.Continue reading Protests Break Out Across US Over Police Shooting of Daunte Wright
Brooklyn Center. MN. After the police killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a vehicle stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center on Sunday afternoon, hundreds gathered near 63rd Avenue North and Lee Avenue North calling for justice.
Content Advisory: Police violence.Continue reading Minneapolis, MN: Protests Erupt in Brooklyn Center After Police Kill Daunte Wright