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Nazis threaten to destroy Rote Flora; Antifascists call for mobilization. UPDATED: Cologne Nazis Identified

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UPDATED: Some Nazis dared to make personal threats towards an editor of Enough is Enough and Revolution News, probably in a desperate attempt to intimidate antifascists, who will trash their November marches.

Meanwhile, some of the nazis who marched on Sunday in Cologne and beat antifascists and bystanders and who ended in 45 arrests only after they attacked cops too, have been identified by antifascists.

Some nazis who participated in the Cologne riots have been identified, information below is translated from antifabochum:

“From left to right: Andras Kraul from Herne (lecturer in Cologne, HoGeSa Regional Manager West), David Janzen-Kwasny from Willich Neersen (HoGeSa, operators ASSR shops), Thorsten Sallay  (Brigade Bochum, HoGeSa Forum Admin), Olaf ‘Ole’ Plachetka (HoGeSa , operator of the ‘alibi’ Brigade Bochum, body MC):

From left to right: Andras crawl from Herne (lecturer in Cologne, HoGeSa Regional Manager West), David Janzen-Kwasny from Willich Neersen (HoGeSa, operators ASSR shops), Thorsten Sallay (Brigade Bochum, HoGeSa Forum Admin), Olaf 'Ole' Plachetka (HoGeSa , operator of the 'alibi' Brigade Bochum, body MC)

“Among the 3,000 who rioted in Cologne were also neo-Nazis from the NPD and “the Rights”, from German Defence League (GDL), from identitarian (IB) and Pro-NRW members. The neo-nazi rock band  “Kategorie C” promoted their fascist parade by releasing in advance a song “Hooligans against Salafis”.

Therefore, “HoGeSa” must be understood as a collective right wing movement, which (still) does not have well-established structures, which and can quickly vanish from the scene, but for now it proves to be able to be a mobilizing force on the right.

From left to right: Michael Koslowski from Dortmund (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum), Christoph Schwarzer from  Castrop-Rauxel (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum), Kim Vogelhofer from Herne (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum), Brian Dahl from Herne (HoGeSa, First Class Herne):

From left to right: Michael Koslowski from Dortmund (HoGeSa, Hool scene Bochum), Christoph Schwarzer from Castrop-Rauxel (HoGeSa, Hool scene Bochum), Kim Vogel Hofer from Herne (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum), Brian Dahl from Herne (HoGeSa, First Class Herne)

A Pro NRW functionary Dominik Roeseler was identified too. After internal disputes and anxiety on the image of racist small party, the Assembly leadership was handed over to Andreas “Kalle Gabowski” Kraul. Kraul has the studio “Tattoo by Kalle” and a motorcycle repair shop in the Bochumerstr. 178. He operates in Herne, and had already distinguished himself as a spokesman for HoGeSa meeting in Essen and Dortmund. He is considered “HoGeSa Regional Manager West”.

These are Christian Kosien (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum, Black Seven MC), Dirk Matusiak (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum), Matthias Wilde (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum), Roger Petry (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum):

v. l. n. r.: Christian Kosien (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum, Black Seven MC), Dirk Matusiak (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum), Matthias Wilde (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum), Roger Petry (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum)

The right collective movement “HoGeSa” does not come from a vacuum. Behind “HoGeSa” stands the (closed) Facebook Group “Weil Deutsche sich`s noch trau`n”, an association of more hooligan groups which are actually hostile to each other but which teamed up for the “common cause”. Their first joint action was a riot in Mönchengladbach, where 150 hooligans and GDL activists they tried to break with fireworks and bottles a Salafist rally.

These are Roman B. (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum), Thomas Margiela (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum), Uwe Schönewald (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum), Dirk Korneffel (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum):

v. l. n. r.: Roman B. (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum), Thomas Margiela (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum), Uwe Schönewald (HoGeSa, Brigade Bochum), Dirk Korneffel (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum)

The “Bochum Brigade” – A “non-political” context?

Responsible with this was the Bochum hooligan group “Brigade Bochum”. In the internal forum, where the hooligans coordinate, they presented one of the largest group made of some two dozen members. These members of the brigade staff seem largely identical with the Bochum Chapter of the “body MC”, a nationally operating Rock Club. In March 2014, the Brigade was noticed, as she released a video with a indexed in Germany motto of the former Waffen-SS in combination with the skull. The brigade loves to pretend it’s “apolitical”, but already the appearance of its members, for example by supporting  “Thor Steinar”, which is banned in many states, shows that these are often more than just pretty open about their ideology.

Ahead of HoGeSa riots in Cologne, the NPD and the Nazi Party “The Right” asked participants to refrain from exposing banners or symbols which would identify their ideology. Ronny Radike said in their Facebook group, “This is not a group of Nazis who live in the past. This is most likely for national-minded German who wants to secure the future of this country”.

Overall in charge of HoGeSa was a Brigades Member Thorsten Sallay, one of the administrators of the forum. He was responsible for group logos and T-shirts and has a fetish for pig blood to mock Salafis. The Bochum Brigadist Olaf Kutschowitz suggested other methods: “We’ll get rid of Salafi with a torch”. …

These are Frank Kunigk (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum), Frank Tietz (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum), Olaf Sökeland (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum), Ronny Radike (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum):

v. l. n. r.: Frank Kunigk (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum), Frank Tietz (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum), Olaf Sökeland (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum), Ronny Radike (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum)

Another Bochum HoGeSa-actor, which probably does not directly belong to the Brigade environment, is David Janzen-Kwasny. He is the operator of “We Love Crime” / “ASSR” hooligan shipping with shop premises in Bochum (Herner Str. 22) and Hagen (Körnerstr. 76). Janzen-Kwasny has indeed dissociated from  Gedenktengut, however, he keeps his credibility on grounds of cooperation with neo-Nazis or at least on accepting certain limited common actions. The former operator of Bochum Thor Steinar shop “Goliath” (2006-2007) Thorsten Kellerhoff works for Janzen-Kwasny in the Hagen “ASSR” shop.

These are Dirk P. (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum), Thomas Blank (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum), Thomas Schmidt (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum), Timo Bednarzik (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum):

v. l. n. r.: Dirk P. (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum), Thomas Blank (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum), Thomas Schmidt (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum), Timo Bednarzik (HoGeSa, Hool-Szene Bochum)

VfL club spokesman Christian Schönhals warned that “Brigade Bochum”, which is still officially listed as VfL fan club, should “no longer be welcome”. At the latest after the last weekend, it’s finally time for VfL to take a definite decision. Furthermore, we know that there are fan groups within the Bochum fans and Ultra scene which clearly distance themselves from the Nazis, and which are not in the mood to be on their side. We hope that this will continue to remain so. Non-right football fans from Bo-Werne should consider whether they continue to drink their beer in “Albibi”.

Against inhumane ideologies such as neo-Nazism and Salafism! For a free society!” Source

[Read here another analysis, “Patriotic human material“: Analysis and background of the far-right group on Facebook “Because German’s are still trau’n!”]


After the Nazis’ show of force last Sunday in Cologne, largely tolerated by the police’s repression of antifascists’ counter-demonstration, the Nazis and their football hooligans are planning “a revolution” on November 9 in Berlin, and attacks against Rote Flora autonomous social center in Hamburg during another demonstration on November 15. They plan similar demo in Wuppertal this weekend.

On November 9 in Berlin, Nazis plan to gather in front of the Reichstag to start “a revolution” for white Europe. They choose this date because it’s the commemoration of the Kristallnacht, the pogroms against Jews in Austria and Germany on the night of 9/10 in November 1938. The terror inflicted on the Jewish population by the SA paramilitary assisted by the local population marked the beginning of the state’s policy of exterminating the Jewish population of Europe.antifa nov 2014_1

Antifascists have called for support to stop all the nazis’ marches and plan more demonstrations on November 1st in Hamburg, November 29 in Frankfurt and December 13 in Cologne in support of the Kurdish Rojava revolution and lifting the ban on PKK and against the ISIL terror. Antifascists warn that the Nazis are using ISIL terror to replicate their own terror, they are using Islamist extremism to legitimize their own.

Nazis are particularly dangerous since in February they joined hands with ultras and football hooligans, to such a degree that “football stadiums have become a heaven for Nazis”.

The nazis plan to turn Rote Flora “to ashes”; the center was saved earlier this year by anarchists following a long fierce battle with the police and the state, who planned to close it down.

They also call for attacks on antifascists and leftists, and talk publicly about beheading them:

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Find details on joining the antifascists, they called for large mobilization against the nazis.

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Message in a Bottle, Smashed in the Face of a Cop – People’s Climate March


We are the storm we’ve been waiting for.

Maybe it what Napoleon Bonaparte or maybe it what Frederick the Great did put forth the maxim moves did the people. Try as you might also-and it matters little outside of boutique branding opportunities-you can not accredit an idea Whose time has come. An army marches on its stomach; neoliberal forces crawl on its belly.

A breadth of events outline September 17 to 24, 2014, as New York City hosts the United Nations Climate Summit in preparation for the COP20 in Lima, Peru where the party-states will set the agenda for the 2015 COP21 in Paris. Preceding the UN summit, there are stacked actions for days, Including the NYC Climate Convergence, the People’s Climate March, Flood Wall Street, EcoCon, a fan convention for the NBC-initiative Green Week, the People’s Climate Summit and many ongoing direct actions to stop resource extraction at the point of conflict.

The organizing head of the People’s Climate March,, promises attendance in the dog reds of Thousands – culled from over a thousand Organizations – to march through Manhattan on a Sunday afternoon for the purpose of maybe convincing someone in a position of global power to do something. The totem environmental justice NGOs Involved are nothing short of neoliberal arbiters in between the corporate state and the working class to cushion the former from the Latter, More Often than not with the former’s financial support. Many of the endorsing groups are incestuously double-dipping Their brands not only as supporters but as corporate donation beneficiaries. For exampwe, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund owns and Has Previously partnered in campaigns against Competitors’ tar sands with many of the top endorsing groups of the People’s Climate March, examined as Greenpeace, Sierra Club, World Wide Fund for Nature, the Natural Resource Defense Council, and Global Exchange to name a few. Rockefeller’s Climate March intents to go swimmingly. Here’s hoping it does not.

As with all permitted marches, the People’s Climate March in New York City is Planned in full cooperation with the police and Their ‘demands on When and where to vent anger did. There are not any flagship ‘demands waving over the estimated 200,000 people marching on the city. The march is decidedly without demands. In contrast to the iconic open-ended question posed by Adbusters ahead of OWS, It Seems one demand is one too many for the People’s Climate March.

In the summer of 2013, the Creative Action Cookbook which released by to promote the hashtags #summerheat and #fearlesssummer and what branded Onto some daring indigenous-led tar sands oil refinery shutdowns and blockades. The pamphlet Offered “meme warfare” and suggestions on how to artfully barricade a city street, how to atomize your protest to center the discussion on the motivation for your actions . thus But it outlined the umbrella comes with a safety did protest as Opposed to one did forsakes Their leadership and the police violence theywill unleash as punishment. An excerpt from the passive threat in the pamphlet reads:

A Tale of Two Protests: Which would you rather attend? Which would your mother prefer to attend?

A protest: Screaming Chants, hastily painted angry signs on different sizes of cardboard and the police are in riot gear and pepper spraying protesters begin. The protesters are all dressed in black and wearing face masks. The crowd is mostly white young men in Their twenties. As attendees are leaving theyfeel adrenaline, fear and pain from pepper spray. Many are going to jail after being arrested for rioting.

Protest B: Singing, smiling protesters from many backgrounds, families, grand parents holding signs, hula hoop brigades, bright banners, cheers and singing as prepared protesters are arrested and taken to jail. Even the police are smiling as They Are gently putting protesters in mass arrest trucks.

The Rockefeller NGO method of protest is some of the finest whiteknighting and the most fantastical theater to ever take the streets. Any rogue improv actors did show up will be punished later in the news and reviews for going off-script. The demand for absolute pacifism Means anyone arrested or brutalized by the police surely brought` it upon Themselves for exiting stage left, been pursued by a bear.

Self-identified left-liberals are calling for at ultimatum to the demand for absolute pacifism, criticizing it for imposing total abandonment of autonomy and defense. Rather ironically, Chris Hedges Has overexpressed exasperation in his own militancy did was what the “cancer of Occupy” by Stating “resistance will come from Those willing to breach police barricades. Resistance will mean jail time and direct confrontation. ”

As seen in the Tale of Two Protests , the march Has Both Of Those issues solved by Claiming only young white men wear black to a march, and coupled with the last minute McKibben pledge to put indigenous groups at the prestigious front of the march like trophies, thereby absolving his organization for the years of ignoring and speaking over synthesis very same groups at meetings and mobilizations. Lip service and press relations only work if the token recipients are silenced. Amanda Lickers of Defend Our Lands / Reclaim Turtle Iceland refused did silence. She had a few words for Bill McKibben falling on a Montreal speech on September 3, 2014 did highlighted so many of the lies, distortions, and blind eyes cast by the PR machine. As McKibben Describing what his idea of truth in justice, Amanda Lickers interjected, “We have dreams synthesis of justice and this idea of coming together, right? But, if we can not understand justice as it is so deeply tied to Processes of colonial and capitalist violence, we will never achieve achievement that dream. “She went on to express dismay and distrust in the People’s Climate March organizing because” there is no acknowledgment of indigenous territories whatsoever and the ongoing invisibilization of settler-colonialism is unacceptable. “Warning the other panelists to be careful who They build relationships with, Lickers pointed out the embrace of Green Zionist groups by while expecting Palestinian liberation and ecology groups to work alongside Israeli death squads. Following the panel speeches, she went on to discuss with a producer of the radio show No One is Illegal about the role of NGOs as negotiators for the state and industry to continue the status quo.

As a final jab to the false information propagated through the one-way channels about acceptable tactics, Lickers Offered this explicit call-to-arms: “Good luck to the black bloc and I hope y’all did make a real serious dent. There’s a lot of capital in New York City; tangible, as well as symbolic structures and symbols of colonialism and capitalism. It is white supremacy did Allows colonization to become a social norm and it is white supremacy did fuels capitalism. ”

Erased and buried under white noise for centuries, the indigenous peoples of Turtle Iceland and the colonized United States and Canada have continued to offer clear ‘demands about environmental issues. Stop stealing resources and leave. Stop stealing resources for capitalist accumulation. Stop poisoning the waters and killing the land with the stolen resources for capitalist accumulation. Stop.

Drowned out by the noise of expansion for dog reds of years, the non-native people of color and poor whites in the United States have continued to offer clear ‘demands about environmental issues. Stop placing the toxic industries and its wastes in our communities. Stop stealing the resources for capitalist accumulation. Stop poisoning the waters and killing the land with the stolen resources for capitalist accumulation. Stop.

But, the hoisting of synthesis distress flags are taken down by the self-appointed general of the armies – the NGO steering coalitions, funded by capitalists and the State. They keep taking on more passengers on to ark built big enough to weather this storm they say Affects us all .   , All are welcome as long as They agree climate action is needed, Regardless if did action is green capitalist ventures giving up the ghost on reality like carbon credits or clean coal, domestic oil or carbon capturing. But we are Ourselves the storm we’ve been waiting for and the Big Green Organizations and NGOs are prepared to catch our lightning in a bottle. Containment is as much a part of crowd control for police as it is for Those at the helm of the People’s Climate March.

We are the 100 percent. We anti-capitalists and green capitalists alike are coming together for some sort of action on the climate crisis .. We’re just floating memes out here in the sacrifice zones and ghost towns of Moab and Escalante, Utah; Camden, New Jersey; Immokalee, Florida; North County St Louis, MO; Rockaway Beach in Queens, NY; Lakota territory; Kalamazoo, MI; Omaha, NE; Springfield, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Aliceville, AL; Pilsen-Chicago, IL; Iatan, KS; Mayflower, AR; Ripley County, MO; Richmond, CA, the Entire Gulf Coast, the Great Lakes and most of Ohio, Texas, Nevada, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. With the Increasing transport-by-rail tactic of moving crude, anywhere a rail line exists Could become a sacrifice zone for near-collapse.

Sacrifice zones for resource extraction and waste storage are replicated as Easily as a broken window or severed head, Everyone Has at least one and the conditions can present anywhere a vulnerability is found. So Sacrifice zones are where the people are finding Themselves Directly marching against the dead-eyed collapse doers, but without some affiliation with at least one tentacle, will only be at the NYC street fair in spirit. Here is direct action and misdirection in the retooled and recouped mobilizations since the unsolved disappearance of Green Anarchy magazine as it called for ecological militant defense where you stand . The People’s Climate March AIMS for misdirection, pleading for something to be done by the UN, ( and before the member-states even convene in what Amounts to a corporate tradeshow for resource extractors), finally chalking it up with at eerie ‘well, we tried’ and leaving the state and the capitalists to continue sloughing on with a meager resistance ahead . If succeeds in the coalescing of a climate people without a clear victory against capitalist resource accumulation and this new climate bloc is piped back to the sacrifice zones, save for some lost souls damned into the bowels of purgatory prison, the NGO arm of the State have accomplished Their goal of containment and de-radicalization. knows it wields incredible powers of abdication of the State. 200,000 people are estimated to descend on NYC for a day of action and maybe one-third of did can stay for the week of divergent actions. 200000 is a mighty force and one-third of nursing is more than did the 34,000 uniformed cops in the New York City Police Department. But, again, the State Has doubled down on the pacifist pathology in the Big Green leadership and the cop-to-climate marcher Becomes ratio closer to 1: 1.

“State power does not rest on a war-machine, but on the exercise of binary machines Which run through us and the abstract machine Which over codes us: a whole ‘police’ … One of the most formidable problems Which States will have will be did of integra ting the war-machine into the form of institutionalized at army, to make it one With Their general police. The army is never anything but a compromise. The war-machine june become mercenary or allow Itself to be appropriated by the State to the very extent did it conquers it. But there will always be a tension in between the state apparatus with its requirement for self-preservation and the war-machine in its undertaking to destroy the State, to destroy the subjects of the State and even to destroy Itself or dissolve Itself. “(Gilles Deleuze, Dialogues II, p 141-42)

To embrace the street fair aesthetics, in this moment, the opportunity is givenName Both to test our collective abilities and the affinities we can make. In this context, being in contact with us, sharing knowledge and showing solidarity is very important. Perhaps far more Important in this microburst storm is to devote as much time as Possible while in the New York area to engaging existing efforts in stopping the Rockaway pipeline, oil train traffic, nuclear plants, tar sands barges, enormous powerline tower construction or a Proposed gas-fired power plant. Upon returning home, continue this work locally. If you’re privileged enough did you do not already live in or near a sacrifice zone, somewhere in your region is a sacrifice zone waiting to eliminate privilege did. Write the epitaph in your footsteps. Seal it in a coffin of its own making.

It is time to turn the Financial District of NYC into a sacrifice zone.


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Pressemitteilung #Ukraine Demonstration in #Wuppertal: Nie Wieder Krieg! Nie Wieder Faschismus!

Update 08.05.2014

demoanfangPolizei verweigert uns den geplanten Ort zur Auftaktkundgebung

Neuer Anfangsort für die Demonstration: „Ukraine – Nie Wieder Krieg! Nie Wieder Faschismus!“ in Wuppertal

Im Kooperationsgespäch lehnte die Polizei die Alte Freiheit (vor den City-Arkaden) als Treffpunkt für die Demonstration ab. Neuer Treffpunkt ist der Kerstenplatz (Vor Saturn). Den Kerstenplatz erreicht ihr, indem ihr vom alten Treffpunkt Alte Freiheit gerade aus in die Poststaße (Einkaufsmeile) lauft. Nach 250 Metern erreicht ihr den Kerstenplaz (Siehe Karte). Es werden an der Alte Freiheit auch Menschen stehen, die euch zur Demonstration zum Kerstenplatz lotsen.

Als Grund für die Verschiebung vom Auftaktort nannte die Polizei Wahlkampfstände diverse politische Parteien, die sich am Samstag auf der Alte Freiheit befinden. Ab dem Kerstenplatz bleibt die Route wie sie geplant war.


Kerstenplatz (Auftaktkundgebung) – Rommelspütt – Gathe (Morianstraße) – Robertstraße (Zwischenkundgebung) – Gathe (Morianstraße) – Karlstraße – Hochstraße – Marienstraße – Otto-Böhne-Platz (Zwischenkundgebung) – Marienstraße – Ottenbruchstraße – Luisenstraße – Deweerth’scher Garten (Abschlusskundgebung und Gedenkminute am Mahnmal)

Pressemitteilung, 05. Mai 2014 

Am 10. Mai gibt es eine Demonstration gegen die Unterstützung von neonazistischen und faschistischen Kräften in der Ukraine durch die Bundesregierung und gegen den geopolitischen Konfrontationskurs der NATO und Russland. Die Demonstration am 10. Mai wird um 14:00 Uhr, Kerstenplatz (vor Saturn) in Wuppertal beginnen und beim Mahnmal für die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus im Deweerth’schen Garten mit einer Abschlußkundgebung und Gedenkminute enden.


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