August 21. 2020. There’s no denying that we as anarchists have found social media such as Facebook and Twitter to be a useful tool for disseminating our ideas*. They’ve also been invaluable in building networks of relatively like minded activists. But, and there’s always a but, being massive corporate entities, we’ve always had it in the back of our minds that at some point, our presence on these platforms would no longer be welcomed.Continue reading #Facebook bans: This was bound to happen
Last night the Enough 14 Facebook page was banned. A statement by some of the Enough 14 collective on corporate social media and digital censorship.Continue reading Statement: Corporate social media and digital censorship – Enough 14 banned on Facebook
NO. That’s exactly what we have been and will be doing. We are fighting against the 6th DDoS attack this year and we are also fending off this one. This takes time and energy, because the infrastructure has to be adapted.
Thanks to the extensive support of the hosters, some of whom are also affected, we are making good progress. Nevertheless, we cannot exactly say when we will be back on the net.
Chile. Twitter blocked the account of chilean independent media Piensa Prensa. Piensa Prensa is one of the most important independent media that reports about the ongoing revolt. Once again corporate social media is silencing an important source of information. UPDATE Monday February 10, 17:34 (CET): After 3 days Twitter released the @PiensaPrensa again.Continue reading #Chile: Twitter suspends account of Piensa Prensa
We have on numerous occasions shared video reports from the independent and politically engaged news collective, Taranis news. The courage and art that they have consistently brought to their work with radical social movements makes them one of the most important sources of news videos in france.Continue reading After Arrest during #GiletsJaunes #ActeXXIII: In solidarity with Gaspard Glanz
Belarusian state continues an attack on anarchist web-resources. Recently it blocked several social media accounts of anarchist collective “Pramen” and its mirror on wordpress.org.
On March 3 there will be a demonstration in solidarity with Afrin in Berlin. People from across Germany will come to Berlin and the difference with many other demonstrations in solidarity with Afrin is that many German organizations and initiatives are also calling for the demonstration. This comes after German police authorities again and again demonstrations in solidarity with Afrin and police authorities in Cologne even announced that they will ban all future demonstrations that are organized by the Kurdish NAV_DEM association. Immediately after the announcement by the police authorities in Cologne, Facebook started to censor postings on the NAV-DEM Facebook page.
Following the publication of a communiqué claiming responsibility for a fire in a garage at a Grenoble police depot (gendarmerie) during the night of September 20th/21st, Indymedia Grenoble and Indymedia Nantes have been threatened by the French police.
In Freiburg, Germany about 800 people took part in an unregistered demonstration in solidarity with Linksunten Indymedia on Saturday. Linksunten Indymedia was banned on August 25 in Germany. A report.
Solidarity statement about Linksunten by the Greek section of the Anarchist Federation.