Atlanta. Georgia. Last week, law enforcement raided a growing protest encampment set up in defense of the Atlanta forest. Both police and Blackhall Studios (behind such high profile movies as Venom and Jumanji), are hoping to bulldoze parts of the Atlanta forest to build a state of the art police training center and expand existing movie production space for Blackhall.Continue reading Resistance To Defend Atlanta Forest From ‘Cop City’ Continues Despite Police Raid
Leipzig. Germany. What developments have there been in the police in Saxony in recent years?Continue reading Copwatch Leipzig: The authoritarian character of the police [Germany]
Cadiz. Spain. Class War: Not just two words, representing the political and economic war of the 1% and their army of politicians, bureaucrats and the police forces against the rest of the socio-economic classes, but an actual reality as depicted in the video below from the southern city of Cadiz in Spain, where a tank was deployed on Monday 22 November 2021, in the working-class neighborhood of Río de San Pedro de Puerto Real.Continue reading This is Class War: Spanish riot police invades the city of Cadiz like an army
Rotterdam. Netherlands. A comrade in the Netherlands has sent a first-hand report from last night’s extraordinary anti-police riots in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, which included Dutch police firing their guns into the crowd.
Some out-of-touch “leftists” have tried to dismiss these riots because they coincided with and/or overtook a protest called by the right wing against new government restrictions. However, something like last night’s youth uprising against police cannot be so simply reduced— as our writer makes clear.Continue reading Reflections And Report On The Nov. 19 Riots In Rotterdam [Netherlands]
Wuppertal. Germany. On November 1, 2021 Giorgos Zantiotis died in a cell in the district court of Wuppertal. It was not until November 7 that the Wuppertal public prosecutor’s office and the Wuppertal police confirmed his death. Not on their own initiative, but when asked by journalists. Since then, Giorgios Zantiotis and his death have been dragged through the mud.Continue reading Wuppertal: Giorgos Zantiotis and his death are dragged through the mud [Germany]
Berlin. On Monday November 1, Giorgos Zantiotis died in police custody at the police station in Wuppertal. He was arrested after a party.Continue reading Demo: Remember and Fight for Giorgos Zantiotis [Berlin]
Wuppertal. Germany. Why was Giorgos Zantiotis arrested by the police? Why did he have to die?
Demonstration on Saturday, 13.11.2021 in Wuppertal Elberfeld (Germany)
Start 6 p.m. in front of the City Arkaden (Alte Freiheit)Continue reading In remembrance of Giorgos Zantiotis
Wuppertal. Germany. Again a person has died in the hands of the Wuppertal police. On a video the sister of Giorgos Zantiotis can be heard, she is crying and tells the cops who are fixing Giorgos on the ground with a hard hand during his arrest, that he recently had surgery. (A doctor’s letter confirms that Giorgos had a stomach surgery about 2 months ago). There are unconfirmed reports that Giorgos was kicked in the stomach during this police operation.
Come to Wuppertal (Germany) on Saturday, November 13, 2021. 06:00pm (18:00) in front of the City Arcaden (Alte Freiheit) in Wuppertal – Elberfeld (very close to the main train station).Continue reading We are angry about the death of Giorgos Zantiotis! – November 13: Demonstration in Wuppertal [Germany]
Minneapolis. MN. There has been lot of talk about police abolition over the past year and a half. But very different proposals coincide under this language. The coming years could see the phasing out of police departments—and in their place, an array of other agencies, activists, psychiatrists, and neighborhood watch organizations enforcing the same social order under a different name.Continue reading How (Not) to Abolish The Police – A Guide from the City of Minneapolis
Wuppertal. Germany. They did it again!
November 01, 2021 – Another fatality by the hands of the Wuppertal police!
We will not forget Giórgos!
We want truth and justice for Giórgos!
Come to the demo on Saturday, November 13th ’21 at 06:00 pm (18:00) in front of the City Arcaden (Alte Freiheit) in Wuppertal – Elberfeld (Germany, very close to the main train station, Hbf).Continue reading They did it again! Again a fatality at the hands of the Wuppertal police! Demonstration: Saturday November 13, 2021, 06:00 pm (18:00), in front of the City Arcaden (Alte Freiheit) in Wuppertal (Close to the main train station, Hbf) [Germany]