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#Germany: Against the #EU – #China Summit in #Leipzig

Call by Kein Gipfel (No Summit) for counter actions against the EU-China summit in Leipzig, Germany, from September 13 until September 15, 2020.

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#Leipzig: #Connewitz, the state and a construction site of internal security

Leipzig. Germany. For weeks, Connewitz has been simmering, especially around the construction site between Wiedebach square and Eckstein street. The construction site is preventing the cops from patrolling and controlling a large part of Bornai street. This gives many people the opportunity to go out in the evening without being subjected to arbitrary police checks. Again and again there are fires at the construction site, which is part of a large-scale upgrading process of the neighbourhood. This induces state forces to constantly storm the construction site in large numbers and arbitrarily control and harass people. The anger at the previous harassment by the cops finally exploded spontaneously on May 9, 2020. Here is a small overview of the events in the last weeks.

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#Leipzig, #Germany: Statement on the May 1st mock occupations

Leipzig. Germany. The occupations on May 1st in Ludwigstraße and in Großzschocher were mock occupations. Due to the Corona crisis, police repression and bans on larger solidarity demonstrations were to be expected. Therefore, the activists decided to choose this symbolic form of action to draw attention to the start of their campaign and to release corresponding forces and energies. One thing is clear: symbolic forms of action will not remain, the goal of the campaign is the actual creation of self-managed, non-commercial spaces through occupation.

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#Leipzig, #Germany – Spontaneous demonstration: Nazis kill, the EU joins in – down with the cop state

Leipzig. Germany. On April 27, 2020 we marched in the western part of Leipzig from Jahrtausendfeld to Westwerk and back with a small autonomous spontaneous demo, in which 40 people participated. Fortunately, the cops didn’t show up.

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#Linksunten.indymedia remains banned

The ban on linksunten.indymedia remains in force. The Federal Administrative Court has dismissed the complaint of the alleged operators against the ban. They now announce a constitutional complaint.

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After antagonistic demo last Saturday in #Leipzig: Today #Linksunten trial today at the Federal Administrative Court

Leipzig. German territory. Demo against the ban of linksunten.indymedia.org last Saturday. Today trial at Federal Administrative Court.

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#Leipzig, #Connewitz: On the media strategy of cops, judiciary and political system in view of December 31

Leipzig. Connewitz. German territory. Anyone who lives in Leipzig and may have been at the cross on New Year’s Eve can actually only have their ears ringing (as long as they are unharmed) and their eyes burning from what happened in the media after New Year’s Eve. So distorted, so unnecessarily exaggerated is that what happened there, that the question arises why it actually happened. To make it clear in short: We welcome the actions of the people on the cross and do not want to play it down or belittle it; but it was, with all success, also not this phantastic “more than before”, which cops, politicians and the media have now turned it into. It was more than happened on the cross in other years and a little less than was possible on other occasions in Leipzig.
But why now this giant theatre? Is it really because comrades tried to murder a cop there? Because the attacked cops were hurt as never before? Because the attack went beyond every foreseeable measure? At least that’s what people should be made to believe and this is not aimed at any kind of criminal prosecution or the like, but rather at preventing the emergence of a left-wing radical movement and to chase its protagonists apart and divide them at an early stage.

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#Leipzig: Considerations concerning New Year’s Eve in #Connewitz

Leipzig. German territory. What happened on New Year’s Eve at Connewitzer Kreuz can only be adequately understood in the context of recent months. The year 2019 was marked by increasing aggressiveness and numerous humiliations, bodily injuries, insults and violent assaults by the cops, not only in Connewitz but in the whole of Leipzig. After a violent assault on left-wing youths at the Connewitz police station in 2018 ¹, the year 2019 was marked by numerous attacks on demonstrations by the pigs, people were beaten up, threatened, injured. In Connewitz they even dared for a few weeks to harass the residents with martial foot patrols of small BFE troops, who also harassed and pressured residents massively. After some attacks against the cops in Connewitz ², the police leadership seemed to have understood that the introduction of these foot patrols in the Connewitz neighbourhood met with general rejection.

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After the #EndeGelaende blockades of coal excavators 23 activists are still in custody in #Cottbus

Cottbus, German territory 05 February 2019: 23 activists are still in custody in Cottbus after the Ende Gelände coal excavator blockades yesterday in Lusatia and near Leipzig.

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#EndeGelaende blocks coal excavators in #Lusatia and near #Leipzig

German territory, February 4: Protest for immediate exit from coal. Threatened villages need certainty for their future.

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