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#R94 #Berlin: 500 cops including #SEK anti-terror squad raided several apartments – Criminalizing blue light party in #Rigaer

First statement after this mornings police raids in Berlin. Several apartments and the Rigaer 94 squat were raided by 500 cops and an SEK anti-terror squat.

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#HambacherForest: Why we do not want to have police in the forest

During the last forest walk (11/11/2018), two police officers participated. Permanent calls and banners made these contact officers realize that they had no business in the forest and then they went away towards the end of the walk.

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A war on dissent? The shrinking space for protest in the #UK

The Network for Police Monitoring (Netpol) campaigns against police surveillance on political dissent and the regular smearing of activists and groups as “domestic extremists”. Kevin Blowe explains how the police are closing down the space for protest in the UK.

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#EndeGelaende: 1200 people kettled at #Dueren station – “Inadmissible deprivation of liberty”

October 26, 2018: Statement by the Ende Gelaende coalition about todays (and ongoing) police repression against activists in Dueren, Germany. Dueren is near to Hambacher forest and RWE’s open pit mine.

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Cop Map – report cops in your area – #CopWatch

Body-cams, preventive surveillance of your communication and manipulation of data, DNA analyses for racial profiling, and unlimited preventive detention without the right to a public defender: Bavaria’s new police-assignment legislation (PAG) has it all.

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#RefugeesGR #Lesvos: Italian documentary crew records incident of abuse against senior refugee in Greece

Shame… that is the only emotion evoked when watching the footage of a documentary produced by the state funded national television in Italy, regarding the conditions of detention in Moria camp in Greece.

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#Belarus: “I can shoot you in a kneecap” – how Belarusian cops intimidate youth for alleged contacting with anarchists

We already wrote about a case of a “The network”, in which Russian secret service FSB is fabricating the case about “terrorist anarchists”, knocking out false evidence from the accused by beatings and tortures.

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Disarm the Cops First. Reflections on narratives of exceptional and systematic violence after the Parkland shootings

This is a discussion paper written by a member of the Twin Cities General Defense Committee, Local 14. It therefore does not represent the official positions of the Twin Cities GDC, the General Defense Committee in general, or the Industrial Workers of the World.

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#Olympia: Coffee Not Cops Responds to Community Police Forum

About a week ago we heard about a public forum put on by police to discuss “community safety” in regards to an increase in their budget, we decided to respond. We tabled under a sign saying, “coffee not cops” and passed out fliers, snacks and zines. We had some good conversations with people who expressed their distrust in community policing as well as some conversations with people who dismissed any critique of police as unrealistic.

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