A new decade has started on this planet. With the rise of right-wing movements and the slow decline of social democracy, we are looking into coming years of intense struggle with the state and capitalism. There are already many anarchists sitting in prisons for taking on this fight—forgotten or ignored by liberals and human rights NGOs for “violent” actions.Continue reading „Elephant in the room – International Week of Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners #17“
It seemed like that on Saturday people went out to the streets almost everywhere in Belarus. There were a lot of small rallies in small towns and huge demonstrations in Soligorsk for example or more than 10.000 people in Brest. Protest was shown in diverse ways people painted banners, had balloons, flowers, big truck convoy in Lida, motorbike demonstrations… Solidarity was shown from medical workers for example or the stuff from the airport in Minsk.Continue reading „Protest and Commemoration on Saturday, 15 August“
Foto: Written at the spot of death of one of protestors in Minsk.
Today the first protester who was killed by the cops on Monday has been named by authorities. Alexander Taraikovsky was 34 years old. He was on his way home, said his wife but never arrived there or called again. Cops didn´t inform the family so the dead got known to them after two days. Our thoughts are with the family and friends.
For five days, the people of Belarus have been fighting against the 26 year dictatorship in Belarus. The Lukashenko regime has come to an end, and the people no longer put up with its oppression and exploitation. The regime is countering this uprising with massive police violence, brutal assaults and torture on the streets and in the prisons. The people are not intimidated, but they also need solidarity.Continue reading „Solidarity action with the uprising against the Lukashenko regime – 14 August 5 pm Alaunpark“
France is one of the leading countries in the world with amount of cases of COVID-19. The governmental response to the epidemic seems quite chaotic as in many other countries while the virus strikes hardest poorest communities in the country. We’ve invited a friend from Paris who came for couple of weeks to Dresden to talk about the current situation in the country and response to the crisis from different parts of population.
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