Ahmed H’s case will be retried, but he remains in prison. Ahmed is one of the Röszke 11 and is in prison for 2 years now.
Hands off the squats – Call for a gathering and international action day on June 23rd. Call by Coordination of Refugee Squats (City Plaza, Notara 26, Oniro, Spyrou Trikoupi, Arahovis, 5th School, Jasmine School, Acharnon 22).
Houston Anarchist Black Cross coordinates 2017 anarchist Bookfair on September 24th.
A couple of years ago, under its despotic leader Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus introduced the idea of a ‘social parasite’ tax, where an unemployed person has to pay an annual fee for not-working, or risk detention or other sanctions. The Presidential Decree #3 (2015) “decree against social parasites” imposed this unemployment tax on people who work (according to official record) fewer than 183 days a year and so do not take part in the “financing of the state”. The tax is the equivalent of US$250.
Statement of #CityPlaza squat against the threat of eviction (En, De, Sp, It, Fr & Gr)
The recent UK election handed the socialist leaning Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn a minor though not insignificant victory. Once again many on the left are discussing the tactic and value of strategies focused on voting and electoral change and advocates for this are eager to present the moment as a major break through. But we think it’s important to understand the counter arguments and especially given the recent memory of Syriza in Greece – the “Coalition of the Radical Left Party” which ran on a platform of anti-austerity and once in power quickly caved in to demands from the EU and bankers. This article is by our comrades with the Workers Solidarity Movement in Ireland.
A school building that has been empty for 7 years was squatted in Waverveen, Netherlands.
Call for protests at the Petrou Ralli detention center in Athens on June 17 and June 23.
Call for solidarity with City Plaza and all other refugee squats by No Borders Wuppertal (Germany).
Image (archive): Solidarity action with City Plaza in Wuppertal, Germany on April 30, 2017.