Information update from the Prisoners in Yogyakarta as of now, they are as well as can be expected. Even though comrade BV is experiencing shortness of breath, but now it’s beginning to get better.
We need to explain, that we have difficulty finding information regarding detainees due to separate case files and also different the trial schedules between them and the schedules change of the trial day, but this did not stop us from giving information to you (readers).
Knowledge chooses its project, each project is new and chooses its moments, each moment is new, but simultaneously emerges from the memory of all the moments that existed before.
26.07.18: The trial has begun for the 4 anarchist prisoners of war who
were transferred to Cebongan Prison for the Yogyakarta M1 (May Day)
A fifth person has been arrested and charged with four counts of felony assault in relation to the 2017 May Day demonstration in Olympia at which people defended themselves from cops, attacked banks and businesses, resulting in police arresting 9 people on felony riot charges which were dropped before the arraignment.
The May 1st protests that took place at the UIN Yogyakarta area, against the New Yogyakarta International Airport (NYIA) and the monarchy-feudalism related to Sultan Ground/Pakualaman Ground. Resulted in 11 comrades being detained at the Yogyakarta Regional Police Station (Polda Yogyakarta) suspected of destruction and arson of State facilities (a Police Station).
As of May 1st, 2018 to today (July 4th, 2018), the anarchist prisoners in Yogyakarta have still not faced court proceedings.
Open letter from Anarchist Prisoner Ucil / Brian Valentino, arrested in Yogyakarta, Indonesia at May Day 2018.
Less than three weeks after our first issue was published, we pushed our noses back to the grindstone to bring you a special edition about May Day actions here in Florida!
Call by Anarchist Black Cross Yogyakarta for solidarity with anarchist prisoner Brain Valentino.