Riot Turtle has translated the COVID-19: Anarchy in times of pandemic pamphlet which was written by Gustavo Rodriguez. Riot Turtle asks to forgive minor mistakes, Spanish is not his native language. What follows is the introduction of the pamphlet and a full version of the pamphlet in PDF format.Continue reading COVID-19: Anarchy in times of pandemic – By Gustavo Rodriguez
Germany. More and more people are aware of the fact that we are not all in this together, and we never were.Continue reading The new lockdown makes the German state nervous: Will things explode on New Years Eve?
Albania. Tirana. Several thousand people took to the streets on Wednesday evening to protest against the police shooting of Klodian Rasha. The 25 year old went out to buy some cigarettes during the COVID-19 curfew.Continue reading Albania: Clashes after police murdered Klodian Rasha for violating COVID-19 curfew
Lesvos. Greece. Some of the Enough collective are still on Lesvos to work in a self-orgainzed way with refugees on the Greek island. Apart from this mutual aid project, we also do some media work here. Riot Turtle talked with Mo, a refugee who lived in the old Moria camp that burned down in September. But before that, a short introduction about the current situation on Lesvos.Continue reading Apropos #Moria: Interview with Mo
„Go to School! Consume! Go and stay home! Repeat! – Go to Work! Consume! Go and stay home! Repeat!“
That is what the German government actually decided last week. Once again the ruling class showed their true face: with the new Corona measures they made clear we all are just human ressources to keep the capitalist order going. The students are the human ressources for the future, the workers for the present. The goals of the ruling class probably never were so obvlious. People are allowed to press themselves in full buses, production plants and big school classes, because the Euro has to keep on rolling. But they are not allowed to go to a bar or celebrate their birthday with their friends. Some politicians even propose to let authorities check private appartments.Continue reading #Corona state measures: Let us not leave the field to the far-right and conspiracy theorists again! Be prepared and get organized!
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.Continue reading Revolutionary Anti-Racist Action (RARA): Militant Practice in the Netherlands
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.Continue reading #Lesvos: Area around #Karatepe evicted – People forced to move into new internment camp
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.Continue reading Riot Turtle after #Moria burned down to the ground: “When European politicians speak about freedom, they speak about their freedom to repress non-Europeans.”
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.Continue reading #Leipzig, #Germany: #Luwi71 evicted, but the price is getting higher and higher
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…Continue reading Can we please stop being surprised about police violence?!