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Revolutionary Anti-Racist Action (RARA): Militant Practice in the Netherlands

A social center in a squat in Amsterdam in the 1980s. The smell of gasoline was in the air, which was not an everyday occurrence… but it was nothing unusual either. Some people may be surprised by this openness, with which many things took place in the 1980s, but the cop apparatus was not yet technically set up in the way it is today. I can remember that they once stood for months in a van with a big antenna in front of our squat. In winter, at minus 10 degrees, we brought them hot soup and told the cops sitting in it: “Listen, eat this now and then piss off. They actually left after that.

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#Lesvos: Area around #Karatepe evicted – People forced to move into new internment camp

Lesvos. Greece. Greek police evicted most migrants from the area around Karatepe on Lesvos today. People were forced to move into a new internment camp. The EU member states seem to stick with the right-wing Greek government which is determined to continue its inhuman policies against migrants.

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Riot Turtle after #Moria burned down to the ground: “When European politicians speak about freedom, they speak about their freedom to repress non-Europeans.”

The atrocities on the Balkanroute and the Mediterranean Sea are happening on a daily basis for years now and everybody in Europe knows it. Now Moria burned down to the ground, and it was not an accident. A personal account on the Balkanroute: Appealing to European politicians doesn’t make sense.

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#Leipzig, #Germany: #Luwi71 evicted, but the price is getting higher and higher

Leipzig. Germany. On Wednesday September 2, just two days before the Social Struggle Construction Site – Weekend of discussion and action started, cops evicted the Luwi 71 squat. In the days that followed the price of the eviction was getting higher and higher and it ain’t over yet. Tonight there will be another demo.

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Can we please stop being surprised about police violence?!

In the past days various videos of police violence in Düsseldorf, Ingelheim, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Hannover and Hamburg went viral on social media. Many people were appalled or even surprised by the violent actions of German cops…

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#StuttgartRiots: “More an more people seem to have enough of authoritarian state measures, racism and its forces of order”

The mystifying ideological claim that looting is violent and non-political is one that has been carefully produced by the ruling class because it is precisely the violent maintenance of property which is both the basis and end of their power.

In Defense of Looting
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#Essen, #Germany: A day of grief and rage – Justice for #AdelB

Essen. Germany. June 20. 2020. The demonstration against racist police violence was banned in Essen today, only a stationary gathering was allowed. But despite the ban people started marching after the stationary gathering anyway. A report from Essen.

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Riot Turtle: “Are the remaining antagonistic splinters able to connect with those who are subjected to racial profiling and police brutality on a daily basis?”

I never was an optimist, but the current cycle of revolts is inspiring and even some developments in this country, Germany, have the potential to grow. As a result there might be more antagonistic actions.

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Riot Turtle: “Ritualized protests are not something our rulers are worried about”

The COVID-19 outbreak is a time-mark. A pre-revolutionary phase, the only thing we do not know yet in which direction things will turn. At the moment the cards are sorted and shuffled, and when the German left dont want to be crushed by the (far) right, some things need to be changed.

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#Wuppertal: Announcing the struggle against the murderous pack – Demo against police violence in solidarity with uprising in #Minneapolis – #RIP #GeorgeFloyd

Wuppertal. Germany. On Friday night a demo in solidarity with the uprising in Minneapolis and against police violence took place in Wuppertal, Germany. A reportback.

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