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FBI Raids And Arrests Across #Atlanta – Repressive operations against the #GeorgeFloyd Rebellion

What follows is a report by the Atlanta Anti-Repression Committee. Atlanta area police are coordinating with federal authorities to conduct repressive operations against the George Floyd Rebellion. Last week, several inter-agency operations resulted in four arrests during multiple house raids. In order to situate these arrests within the context of nationwide crackdowns and repression, and to dispel half-truths and misunderstandings, we are observing the situation closely, and will document some of the initial facts below. As the scope and intent of this repression becomes more clear, we will continue to provide updates and analysis. We do not represent the perspectives of those accused, but we are invested in their freedom.

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Prison Breaks and Torched Police Stations in #EndSARS Uprising in #Nigeria

Nigeria. In the uprising that began with the call for the abolition of the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) police force in Nigeria, revolutionaries have burned police stations, government buildings and banks across the country. Revoluitionaries have also taken actions allowing prisoners to escape to freedom in the states of Ondo and Delta.

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The revolutionary potential of abolitionist demands

Popular demands to abolish the police are not directed at the state, but rather a revolutionary call upon the people to complete the abolition together.

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Molotov Attack on Police in Renewed Uprising in #Portland, #Oregon

Following the decision not to charge police for the murder of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, militants attacked police with Molotov cocktails and attacked a precinct with rocks and fire in Portland, Oregon on Wednesday night.

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#Kenosha #WI: US Cops Are Treating White Militias as “Heavily Armed Friendlies”

A video from the uprising in Kenosha, Wisconsin, shows police giving water to a group of armed white men. One officer uses his vehicle’s loudspeaker to tell them, “We appreciate you guys. We really do.” Soon thereafter, one of the group, 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse, shot three protesters, killing two.

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Police raids in #Athens and #Berlin: And again they create a criminal organization

Berlin. Athens. September 16. 2020. The searches today, which included our anarchist library, are nothing new. But this time the authorities are stepping up their efforts. Five people are affected, who are accused of having founded a special, conspiratorial and criminal association or of being members of it. For this reason, the Federal Prosecutor’s Office is investigating under paragraph 129 and the BKA visited the people concerned at home, sometimes with pulled guns.

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Abolitionism against #pandemic – Policing in the #Philippines

The demand for abolition becomes urgent in the face of a highly militarized response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines.

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Nine Mile Ride: Why Police Reform Always Results in More Police Violence, Not Less

Policing is many things and all of them are about mobility. Police arrest mobility through traffic stops and checkpoints, interrupt mobility with borders and curfews, monitor mobility by helicopter or camera, force mobility by firing tear gas or sending in police dogs.

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#Seattle, #WA: Black Bloc Attacks Two Police Precincts in One Night

Seattle. WA. On Monday night, August 24th, a crowd of roughly 200 in black bloc gathered at Cal Anderson Park ready to march. The park has been the site of multiple stand-offs with the police recently, as a previously unoccupied shelter-house in the park has been cracked open and taken over to provide hot meals and shelter for unhoused people. Police have multiple times swept the park and arrested anyone literally caught in their way, yet the occupation of the building continues, providing much needed support services for the most vulnerable in our community at the height of a pandemic.

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