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#Hamburg #Seebruecke: There’s no contra for sea rescue

Activists congregate spontaneously in front of the Hamburg editorial office of German news outlet “Zeit”.

+ Lifejackets were symbolically stored in the foyer 
+ In speeches, they demanded an end to the criminalization of civilian sea rescue.

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Mapping #NoG20. Interview with Peter Ullrich and Donatella Della Porta one year after the counter-summit in Hamburg.

One year after the counter-summit in Hamburg, Anna Clara Basilicò interviews Peter Ullrich – research associate at Technische Universität Berlin – and Donatella Della Porta – professor at Scuola Normale Superiore. They are both working on the research project “Mapping #NoG20”, which aims at reconstructing repressive and judicial dynamics of G20 events.

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Anti-capitalist action rally on June 23 – putting the focus on the port of #Hamburg

The port of Hamburg is not only the city’s landmark, but also an international transshipment point where radioactive materials, energy commodities that are harmful to the climate, deadly arms, animal “products” and many other goods are handled. Therefore, it is also a junction where global social injustice, the destruction of the environment and exploitation come together. Let us unite and explore how to get active and oppose the destructive conditions of capitalism.

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#NoG20 #FreePeike Day eight and nine of appeal procedure

Tuesday the 3rd of april, was the eighth day of Peike’s appeal procedure. The hearing began with announcements of the content of all now-planned trial days.The ninth day of Peike’s higher appeal took place on Thursday April 5. United We Stand were outside again with music and coffee, while inside the court room German as well as Dutch friends and comrades were present. People can also join a bis from Amsterdam to Hamburg to the last planned court date of G20-prisoner Peike!

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#NoG20 #FreePeike: Day seven of appeal procedure

Report of Day seven of Peike‘s appeal procedure at the court in Hamburg, Germany. Image above: Solidarity banner in bookstore “De Opstand” in The Haugue, Netherlands.

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#NoG20 #Hamburg, Germany: Freedom for Peike!

Hamburg, Germany: Friday, March 23 was the sixth day of Peike’s appeal. Again, there were many supporters in court and the solidarity booth of United We Stand was again present from 8 o’clock in the morning.

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Solidarity with #Afrin: SPD Offices in #Hamburg Occupied – #Rheinmetall Pressing Ahead Arms Deal With Turkish State

Activists occupied the party offices of the Social Democratiy Party (SPD) in Hamburg yesterday. The activists hung up a banner at the front of the building with the text: “Blood on your hands!” Riot cops cleared the building, detaining two activists. German arms manufacturer Rheinmetall is pressing ahead another arms deal with the Turkish state. with For todays demonstration in solidarity with Afrin in Wuppertal, Germany police authorities banned all flags with Kurdish colours. 

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Cops Remove Solidarity with #Afrin Banner, #YPJ and #YPG Flags at Rote Flora in #Hamburg

In the night of January 31 activists hung up a solidarity with Afrin banner and flags of the YPJ and the YPG at the front of the Rote Flora squat in Hamburg.. In the same night German cops removed the banner and the flags again. 

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After #RoteFlora, #NoG20 & #CologneForAfrin Demos in #Germany: How can we Respond to The Authoritarian State?

On January 27, 2018 a demonstration against the aggression of the Turkish army was stopped and dissolved by riot cops in Cologne, Germany. Until the cops dissolved the demo it was a peaceful demonstration in solidarity with Rojava, but it wasn’t the first time the cops used the endless list of terms that was imposed to organizers of a registered demonstration, to attack and dissolve a demonstration of anarchists and/or the radical left. This brings up the question; How can we respond to the authoritarian state?

Video: On December 21, 2013 riot cops stopped a demo in solidarity with the Rote Flora squat in Hamburg, Germany, after about 100 meters.

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March 17 #Hamburg: Demonstration Against #NoG20 #Repression & Formation of Authoritarianism

This week there was another NoG20 related raid in Germany. On January 23 about 50 masked cops raided an apartment in Magdeburg, Germany. Today there will be a demonstration against repression in Magdeburg. The United We Stand campaign against NoG20 repression is not only calling for transnational days of action from from January 28th to February 4th, but also started to mobilize for a demonstration in Hamburg. This demo will take place on March 17, 2018, 02:00pm (14:00), Gaensemarkt, Hamburg, Germany.

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