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#Helsinki: About the #Mayday squat – legal repression on the horizon

During this years antiauthoritarian May Day demo a building was squatted an evicted by cops. Five people were arrested, suspected of criminal damage and contumacy to the police.

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#Minneapolis: We Are What You Call Utopians – Solidarity Night for Indonesian Anarchists

Minneapolis, Minnesota: More than 700 people got arrsted during May Day in Bandung, Indonesia. On Junbe 12 there will be a solidarity night at Boneshaker Books in Mineapolis.

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Reportback from #Montreal’s #MayDay Against Borders

On May Day 2019 in Montreal there were four different demonstrations at different times and locations across the city. The CLAC (Convergence des Luttes Anti-Capitalistes) called for their annual anti-capitalist May Day demonstration to be held in the theme of “No borders”, in the context of the rise of the xenophobic far right in Quebec and the ongoing attept to construct a new migrant prison in Laval, QC. We attended the CLAC’s No Borders May Day, which gathered at 6:30pm at Square Cabot in the west end of downtown Montreal.

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#MayDay Repression in #Turin

Turin, Italian territory: For some time now, May 1 has been transformed into an institutional catwalk, an empty stage on which workers’ conflicts, now devoid of a sense of class and in some disarray, can be paraded.

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Statement from #Bandung Anti Fascist Front on #MayDay 2019 Repression in #Indonesia

Indonesia: Political Statement of Front Anti Fasis Bandung (Bandung Anti Fascist Front) on State Brutality during May Day 2019 in Bandung.

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Reflections on #Toronto #MayDay 2019

May Day in Toronto this year was marked by a couple of rallies, plenty of rain, and one bloody guillotine. It was my first May Day in Toronto, and I wasn’t really sure what to expect, but was excited for the opportunity to be explicitly and confrontationally anti-capitalist in the streets. May Day to me is about celebrating labour victories of years past and fighting for a world free from all forms of oppression. I’d heard that the main feature of Toronto May Day is the evening march, organized by a coalition of organizations, and that most people came with their union or political group.

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#Indonesia after #MayDay: Support Persaudaraan Pekerja Anarko Sindikalis

Indonsia: Persaudaraan Pekerja Anarko Sindikalis (PPAS) is asking for support to defend themselves against repressive measures taken by the Indonesian State against them. Currently, one member has been arrested.

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#Finland: The Most Beautiful Bloc – 350 marched as a separate procession on #MayDay in #Helsinki

Finland: On May Day we organised a bloc (an independently organised part of a demonstration) for the “Helsingin Työväen Vappu” May Day march. Our bloc was unaffiliated with labour unions and political parties and it was called Your Time Belongs To You – The Most Beautiful Bloc of the May Day March. Our intentions were to gather together the entire rainbow spectrum of anti-authoritarian left in the Helsinki metropolitan area in all its beauty.

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