May 11, 2020
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Italy: News of Giuseppe, anarchist imprisoned for the “Prometeo” operation from the prison of Pavia

We have just learned that the court in Genoa rejected a request for house arrest on health grounds that lawyer Sommovigo had submitted on Giuseppe Bruna’s behalf.
Beppe’s health conditions, the comrade being particularly at risk of Covid-19 as he was admitted to hospital for a bad bronchial pneumonia a year and a half ago, weren’t taken into consideration at all, nor was the mildew covering the cell where he’s being detained.
On the contrary, what was taken into consideration was the fact that Beppe refused to answer questions during the interrogation, so his behaviour does not demonstrate that he is taking a distance from his way of life before the arrest. Nothing new, certainly; yet another demonstration that house arrest for health reasons is in fact assimilated to the prison legislation based on rewards.

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May 11, 2020
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EN/ES: About the situation of Gabriel Pombo da Silva, ATENEO LIBERTARIO CARABANCHEL LATINA : Madrid,Spain

Actforfree received on 5/5/20
Good comrades

We have just done a special program on the situation of Gabriel Pombo da Silva.
They are audios recorded on the second of May by his partner Elisa, explaining everything illuminatingly and meticulously.

 ES/ ivoox.com/monografico-pombo-da-silva-n-xxiv-segunda-epoca-audios-mp3_rf_50693190_1.
We ask whoever this reaches to give it maximum dissemination.
At the moment, a bank account has been opened in the name of Elisa to receive solidarity contributions the fastest, most direct and orderly way possible:
 TITULAR: Elisa Di Bernardo
BANKINTER
IBAN: ES06-0128-0180-3601-0009-8696
BIC/SWIFT: BKBKESMMXXX

GABRIEL FREE!
EVERYBODY FREE!
LONG LIVE ANARCHY!

es:
Buenas compañeros.
Acabamos de hacer un programa especial sobre la situacion de Gabriel Pombo da Silva.
Son audios grabados por Elisa, su compañera el día dos de mayo,  explica todo esclarecedora y meticulosamente.
Pedimos a quien le llegue esto máxima difusión.
De momento, se ha abierto para su defensa una cuenta bancaria, a nombre de su compañera Elisa, para recibir las aportaciones solidarias de la forma mas rápida, directa y ordenada posible:
TITULAR: Elisa Di Bernardo
BANKINTER
IBAN: ES06-0128-0180-3601-0009-8696
BIC/SWIFT: BKBKESMMXXX
GABRIEL LIBRE!
TODXS LIBRES!
VIVA LA ANARQUIA!
https://www.ivoox.com/monografico-pombo-da-silva-n-xxiv-segunda-epoca-audios-mp3_rf_50693190_1.html

May 10, 2020
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Porto, Portugal – Words from Gabriel Pombo Da Silva (March-April 2020)  

Italian : insuscettibilediravvedimento
ES:  PORTUGAL: ESCRITOS DEL COMPAÑERO GABRIEL POMBO DA SILVA.
Fr : /portugal-un-ecrit-de-gabriel-pombo-da-silva-depuis-la-prison/
Translated from Italian by act for freedom now!

As our comrade Gabriel hasn’t written any official communique so far, these words intend to be precisely a communique/diary and a way of sharing with people and comrades in affinity what he thinks in regard to certain questions.
Gabriel explicitly asked his comrade/partner to select the passages (from letters he sent to her) where he reflects/analyses and/or speculates on interesting issues related to the current situation: «coronavirus» in prison, his judicial situation and the circumstances of his imprisonment. 
Gabriel is in good health and spirits and he’s ready for the war he’s expecting in the jails of the Spanish State. In spite of the sentence issued by the Supreme tribunal of Lisbon confirming his consignment to the Spanish State, we still don’t know whether the «authorities» will extradite him without taking into account the «state of emergency» declared following the «Covid-19» «pandemic». As a matter of fact, the «state of emergency» itself (theoretically) is preventing prisoners from being extradited to other countries as long as it lasts.
More information to follow.
Gabriel free!
All free!
Long live anarchy!
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8th March 2020
Yesterday, as I was listening to (watching) TV, I had already guessed that these scum would leave us without visits and today… well today was a crap day…
Everybody was angry (of course) … discussions with the screws, frenetic conversations among everybody… the summary is very simple: the screws told the prisoners (the angrier ones) to do whatever they liked, knowing that the prisoners would be held responsible… they mentioned setting mattresses on fire (imagine, in a place where there is no air!), about… I don’t know! Obviously I got them to understand what the jailers’ strategy really was (to extricate themselves from any responsibility and have a pretext to worsen our situation even more) and what our [strategy] should be. And ours, obviously, isn’t like that. I said it was better to wait for our relatives to meet outside, gather together and decide on the best tactic to follow.
As lunchtime was approaching, we decided not to go to the canteen and put off our lunch. Some (two or three I think) went in… an act that created a bit of tension. Naturally (with spirits burning with anger) those who had decided to go to the canteen «took a few» as they came out… you can’t imagine the shambles.
In short… they sent six or seven kids to solitary… and left the rest of us locked in the cells… we are in confinement too but in «our» cells.
Dinner time… only three or four wretches banged on the bars to get food; the rest of us stayed in the cells. I don’t know how long they’ll keep us in this condition. I suppose they want to force us (through hunger) to go out one by one, all obedient. They don’t tell us anything. It is like being under a dictatorship. I don’t know when this letter will arrive (or if they’ll even give it to you). In any case stay calm… we’ve been through worse: dignity has no price!
This complicated situation can only be solved outside. We (nothing could be more true) are absolute hostages of these scoundrels.
As I have experience of this kind of controversy, I think that as people get hungry (not everybody has food in the cell) or suffer tobacco «withdrawal» or want to breathe some air, they’ll give in. That’s life. I’m strong, I’ve got a few packets of biscuits and some fruit. As a sticker read: «sorry to disturb you but they are torturing us».
Make sure all this gets known. I don’t know if they’ll let me use the phone. If I don’t call it’s because they don’t let us (…).
9th March, morning 
The situation at this very moment (everything is «preventive»: the ordinary regime, visits, etc.) is as follows: they have created two separate turns (divide and rule) for getting out of the cells (…), obviously separate turns also for the canteen and the shower (…). 
That’s not the worst (it’s no more than the result of the protest we wanted to organize for the question of visits), it’s the fact that the most important thing has now become secondary. Obviously, the fact that there was a protest here was not mentioned by any «media-shit»… the worst is that because of those who chose to go to the canteen, everything degenerated. Clearly in a protest of this kind (which should be long-lasting, organized – inside as well as outside – for us as well as for our families), it can’t be that those who don’t agree with the majority «get beaten up». Whether they deserve to be spurned or not is another question. The basic question is that not everybody has a little money (and without prison food they are condemned to suffer hunger) and class consciousness (or whatever we want to call it) even less. So it’s complicated. Now they’ve sent three kids (who also took a beating) to solitary and put an end to any possibility of organizing collectively, anything of practical common sense. Fuck it!

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May 10, 2020
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Rome, Italy: Fire against a Wind cell phone tower (April 29, 2020)

On the night of April 29th, 2020, the cables of a Wind cell phone tower near the Tiburtina station in Rome were set on fire.
Solidarity with the prisoners in struggle.
Closeness to the imprisoned anarchist Davide Delogu on hunger strike.
Against the State and its measures
Against control technologies.
Action is always possible.
[Responsibility claim in Italian published in roundrobin.info].
Translated to English by insuscettibilediravvedimento

May 10, 2020
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VIDEO : Athens,Exarcheia Sq: Cops harassing people sharing food with those in need are forced to retreat

Athens, Greece: On Monday May 4th, 2020, cops bikers proceeded to harass members of the “Anti-Covid19 – Mutual Help Network” while sharing food on Exarcheia Square to people in need, under the Coronavirus crisis.
The well fed DELTA police bikers and OPKE cops demanded people to evacuate the square, claiming that the free food and the pots were occupying public space! Because after 6 weeks of quarantine, where people were unable to work or find food, what matters is the ‘tidiness’ of public spaces and not the people on them that go hungry.
Following a heated argument with more and more people that were coming to the spot to see what was happening, the policemen were forced to retreat and evacuate the place themselves under people’s solidarity and anti cop chants. As was the case approximately 3 weeks ago (Saturday, at the fruit and vegetable market at Exarchia, once again at the table of “Anti-Covid19 – Mutual Help Network” giving away free food and supplies. And again the policemen were forced to leave under people’s solidarity and anti cop chants.

May 9, 2020
by actforfreedom
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Athens,Greece: Patience is over. There will be no more excuses. No more apologies. Dead catcallers can’t catcall by Angry girls in the city who are done with this bullshit.

Patience is over. There will be no more excuses. No more apologies.
Dead catcallers can’t catcall.
The last two months have brought drastic change. The coming conflict in our space brings new threats to our existence as anarchists and as human beings. The womxn’s place is on the streets, in the squares, at the barricades. This is unquestionable.
Every womxn should be safe to drink beers in platia, to walk home late at night, to wear whatever we want and do whatever we like without unwanted attention from predatory men, without having to look over our shoulders when we walk home or wait to close our front doors, to make sure no one comes in behind us. The patriarchy in all its ugly forms has no place on our streets and the moment it appears it will be crushed. No more politeness.

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May 9, 2020
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Athens,Greece: Demonstration Let’s Take back the streets FRIDAY 8 Th 2020 MAY, 9pm Agiou Giorgiou square, KIPSELI area.[GR/EN/FR/SP/DEU]

Let’s Take back the streets
So the quarantine has a deadline. But even if we goback to normality, are we going to be ‘free’ ?
We the women, queers, trans persons have never been free. Normality has always suffocated us.
From street harassment to domestic violence, the devaluation of our lives and objectification of our bodies by the cis-hetero-patriarchal system is everywhere. From the misgendering and the imposition of gender roles to the killing of prisoners, sex workers and migrants,
it is the family, police, state and all individuals around us who support this sexist society that exclude, alienate, rape and murder us. They control our bodies and confine our desires.
We do not want to go back to “normal”, we do not want to be equal, we want to be free. Our freedom starts from our needs but expands to our pleasures. It’s about expropriations, squatting, joyful consensual sex and riot.

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May 9, 2020
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BreakOut: Dispatches on Resistance to the Pandemic Inside Prison Walls #3 -USA

As we enter week 14 of the pandemic, attitudes are starting to shift; the shock is wearing off and many of us are hunkering down for the long-haul. Prisoner resistance to the pandemic has not slowed, nor has the commitment of those outside the walls – but the tone has shifted. While our first two updates heralded calls to #FreeThemAll before it was too late – for many, that time has passed. Our updates and timelines are filling with homages to fallen comrades; obituaries for the bodies contained and the spirits now free.
Some states have begun the process of “re-opening” their economies, with disastrous results as the US as a whole is careening towards a death toll of unimaginable numbers. The health care system is taxed, the unemployment system is a bloated mess; ready to burst at any moment, and the insurgent far-Right has begun clamoring for a return to a new normal that will ensure a continued wave of COVID-19 related deaths.
Entire units are put on quarantine isolation for weeks at a time while testing inside remains virtually non-existent. And many have been thrown into isolation as punishment for speaking to the media, or sending information out about conditions inside.
With this reality in mind, it’s no surprise that so many Department of Corrections bureaucrats have completely ignored the pleas from families and prisoners themselves – or even public policy recommendations. The level of depravity that the State has shown in an effort to keep those locked up behind bars has been shocking. Moreover, in the face of possible coronavirus outbreaks, isolation has become a main weapon in the DOC arsenal. Many people inside have been faced with the unthinkable reality of being thrown into prolonged isolation, without access to the outside world or their belongings, simply if they dare to report possible symptoms to DOC staff. In this way, entire units are put on quarantine isolation for weeks at a time while testing inside remains virtually non-existent. And many have been thrown into isolation as punishment for speaking to the media, or sending information out about conditions inside.

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May 8, 2020
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Greece : Explosive Attack on Vehicle of Turkish Diplomatic Corps in Thessaloniki

Anarchist Action Organization claimed responsibility for an arson attack against a Turkish diplomatic vehicle in Thessaloniki, Greece that was done in solidarity with the Grup Yorum death fasters in Turkey.
The following is their statement:
Taking responsibility for the arson of a vehicle of the Turkish diplomatic corps on Halkis Street in Thessaloniki on April 30
The fascist Turkish state has killed two hunger strikers in April, fighter Helin Bolek (April 3) and fighter Mustafa Kocak (April 24), and is still torturing to death striker Ibrahim Gokcek. We take responsibility for the arson of a vehicle belonging to the diplomatic corps of Turkey, on a pier on Halkis Street in Thessaloniki on April 30. In your name we swear, revenge and death to the lackeys of power!
Helin Bolek and Ibrahim Gokcek launched a multi-month campaign to end the repressive terrorism perpetrated against the band Grup Yorum by the fascist government of Erdogan. They were identified as terrorists, imprisoned and went on hunger strike. Even after their release, they continued their strike until their deaths, with the aim of freeing the rest of the band. On March 10, special police forces raided the house of the Resistance and abducted the two strikers. Two days later, Helin and Ibrahim were subjected to torture. But they did not bend and continued their struggle unrepentant. Helin became a witness and a symbol of struggle after 288 days of strike, at the same time that Ibrahim was facing death day by day. Helin’s funeral was turned into a battlefield by the invasion of special forces who beat and arrested fighters, desecrating even the striker’s dead body.

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May 8, 2020
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(en-it-fr) Philadelphia, USA: Anarchist Group “Bristling Badger Brigade” Burns Cell Tower (May 1st, 2020)

Another May Day, another cell tower set alight. A small act in the earliest hours, but an escalation beyond the norm. And we never want to return to ‘normalcy.’ We don’t know the difference between 4G and 5G. All we know is we want none of it.

The tower’s proximity to a train yard, a major pharmaceutical company’s office, and other military/mercenary enterprises in the Philadelphia Navy Yard was intended to interfere with their operations, however small the impact. It should also be a reminder that no one is untouchable if you have the appropriate determination. And this particular act was quite easy.

The first flame was a warm hug for the comrade Badger, allegedly on the run after a series of similar incidents in Bristol. Stay free!

The ensuing smoke a signal to the comrades undergoing the Scripta Manent persecution in Italy… we stand with you!

For freedom,
for anarchy!

Bristling Badger Brigade

[Taken from 325.nostate.net].


Filadelfia, USA: Attacco incendiario contro una antenna per le telecomunicazioni da parte del gruppo anarchico “Bristling Badger Brigade” (01/05/2020)

Un altro primo maggio, un’altra antenna-ripetirore per le telecomunicazioni incendiata. Un piccolo atto nelle prime ore, ma un’escalation oltre la norma. E non intendiamo tornare mai più alla “normalità”. Non conosciamo la differenza tra 4G e 5G. Tutto quello che sappiamo è che non vogliamo niente di tutto ciò.

La vicinanza dell’antenna a un cantiere ferroviario, all’ufficio di un’importante azienda farmaceutica e ad altre imprese militari/mercenarie del Philadelphia Navy Yard era intesa a interferire con le loro operazioni, per quanto ridotto fosse l’impatto. Questa azione dovrebbe essere anche un promemoria del fatto che nessuno è intoccabile se si ha la giusta determinazione. E questo particolare atto è stato abbastanza facile.

La prima fiamma è stata un caldo abbraccio per il compagno Badger, presumibilmente latitante dopo una serie di avvenimenti simili a Bristol. Resta libero!

Il fumo che ne è seguito, un segnale per i compagni perseguitati per Scripta Manent in Italia… siamo con voi!

Per la libertà,
per l’anarchia!

Bristling Badger Brigade

[Testo tradotto ricevuto via e-mail].


Philadelphie, Etats-Unis: Incendie d’une antenne-relais en solidarité (1er mai 2020)

Un autre 1er mai, une autre antenne-relais en feu. Une petite action, au petit matin, mais une escalade au-delà de la norme. Et nous ne voulons plus jamais revenir à la « normalité ». Nous ne connaissons pas la différence entre la 4G et la 5G. Tout ce que nous savons, c’est que nous ne voulons aucune des deux.

La proximité de l’antenne avec un dépôt de trains, les bureaux d’une grande entreprise pharmaceutique et d’autres entreprises militaires/mercenaires du chantier naval de Philadelphie avait pour but d’interférer avec leurs activités, même si l’impact a été minime. Cela devrait aussi rappeler que personne n’est intouchable, si l’on a assez de détermination. Et cette action ciblée a été plutôt simple.

La première flamme a été une accolade chaleureuse pour le compagnon Badger, qui se serait enfui après une série d’incidents similaires à Bristol. Reste libre !

La fumée qui s’ensuivit est un signal pour les compagnon-e-s qui subissent la persécution du procès Scripta Manent en Italie… nous sommes à vos côtés !

Pour la liberté,
pour l’anarchie !

Bristling Badger Brigade

[Depuis sansattendre.noblogs.org].

via: insuscettibilediravvedimento

May 6, 2020
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EN/IT , Bouguenais, France: Destroying evil with fire (02/05/2020)

France: Destroying evil with fire (02/05/2020)


Destroying evil with fire: two vehicles burnt during a visit to the Poste, the night of 1 to 2 May, in Bouguenais.

From its collaboration with the State in the expulsion of sans-papiers, the pressure and threats faced by its employees to make them go to work in these times of confinement, its privitisation, about ten years ago, and its branch, La Banque Postale.

We all have a thousand and one reasons for detesting the Poste.

« I am truly free only when all human beings, men and women, are equally free.» (Michail Bakunin).

#ADA

[Claim in French published in attaque.noblogs.org].

Translated by Act for freedom now!

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Bouguenais, Francia: Distruggere il male con il fuoco (02/05/2020)

Distruggere il male con il fuoco: due veicoli incendiati durante una visita alla Posta, la notte dall’1 al 2 maggio [2020], a Bouguenais.
Fra la sua collaborazione con lo Stato nell’espulsione dei sans-papiers, le pressioni e le minacce subite dai suoi dipendenti affinché si rendano al lavoro in questi tempi di confinamento, la sua privatizzazaione, una decina d’anni fa, e la sua filiale, la Banca postale.
Abbiamo tutti mille e un motivo per odiare la Posta.
«Sono davvero libero solo quando tutti gli esseri umani che mi circondano, uomini e donne, sono ugualmente liberi» (Michail Bakunin).
#ADA
[Rivendicazione in francese pubblicata in attaque.noblogs.org].
Translated by insuscettibilediravvedimento

May 6, 2020
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EN/IT,Bouguenais (Loire-Atlantique), France: Let’s burn the collabos let’s burn the prisons (21/04/2020)


Let’s burn the collaborators, let’s burn the prisons: fire to an Eiffage trailer in the night of 20 to 21 April 2020 in Bouguenais.

Eiffage is simply one company among many others that builds immense useless infrastructures all over the world and also does their part in harming it. But this one is also involved in prison construction so collaborates with States’ repressive policies and deprivation of liberties.
 « He who opens a school door closes a prison. » (Victor Hugo).

#ADA – Action Directe Anarchiste

[From attaque.noblogs.org].
Translated by Act for freedom now!

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Bouguenais, Francia: Bruciamo i collaborazionisti e bruciamo le prigioni (21/04/2020)

Bruciamo i collaborazionisti e bruciamo le prigioni: incendio di un rimorchio di Eiffage, la notte fra il 20 ed il 21 aprile [2020] a Bouguenais [città nella periferia sud-est di Nantes].
Eiffage è solo un’azienda fra tante altre, a costruire infrastrutture immense ed inutili, ovunque nel mondo, e a partecipare a riempirlo di nocività. Ma partecipa anche alla costruzione di prigioni, collaborando quindi alle politiche repressive e di privazione della libertà degli Stati.
«Chi apre la porta di una scuola, chiude una prigione» (Victor Hugo).
#ADA – Azione Diretta Anarchica
[Rivendicazione in francese pubblicata in attaque.noblogs.org].
Translated by insuscettibilediravvedimento

May 6, 2020
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en/it/fr: Tolosa, Francia: Non abbiamo sbagliato bersaglio: morte allo Stato, sociale o meno (25/04/2020)

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Toulouse, France: No, We Didn’t Get the Wrong Target – Social or Not, Death to the State! (April 25, 2020)

During the night of the 24th to the 25th of April, 2020, 11 service vehicles of the Toulouse Métropole Habitat (social housing company for the Toulouse metropolitan region) were torched.
Today as yesterday, we want to attack all the components of this civilization that are accessible to us, from the most militarized to the most “social”, and this confinement will not prevent us from continuing our outdoor activities, whether it is a daytime walk to spot a target or a nighttime stroll to set fire to it.
Toulouse Métropole Habitat, like all other “social” branches of government, is only a tool for pacification.

We don’t want your shitty “social state”, we don’t reform a prison, we burn it down!
Don’t worry, when we went out, we had a certificate – the reason for the journey: to set fire to this shitty world.
Irresponsibles
P. S.: This action is nothing extraordinary: without wanting to go into details so as not to feed the research of the shitty investigators, everything that was used in this little trip can be found in all the big supermarkets. It doesn’t need much: a bit of rage, a bit of spotting, a packet of precautions and another one of fuel.

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May 6, 2020
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June 11th ,2020 : International Day of Solidarity with Marius Mason and All Long-Term Anarchist Prisoners

Actforfree received on : 4.5.20
June 11th: International Day of Solidarity with Marius Mason and All Long-Term Anarchist Prisoners. In the 16 years this tradition has been observed, June 11th has facilitated support and action inspired by imprisoned anarchists — from noise demonstrations outside of jails to letter-writing nights, from fundraisers to arson. Setting aside this day is one way of remembering anarchists who are serving long prison sentences, generating support for them, and inspiring solidarity actions.
Because social struggles phase in and out, this day is a way to make sure that our imprisoned comrades are not forgotten. June 11th is a way of combating amnesia, of trying to sustain a long-term memory in the anarchist space. June 11th is a day against oblivion.
The context of June 11th this year is one in which our lives have been wrenched out of normality. A scary time, but also a time for innovation. And an especially important time to remember and support our imprisoned loved ones. While calls to release people from jails, prisons, and ICE detention facilities during the pandemic are growing louder and having some success, it’s likely that many of our comrades’ names will not be on the list for early release. Whether it’s due to marginalized identities, terrorism enhancements, a history of standing up to guards and prison administration, or just being an outspoken anarchist, this means that their long sentences and already abhorrent health care and mistreatment could carry even worse consequences.
Our new daily lives and our responses to the pandemic can carry with them the memory and support for imprisoned anarchists. Where we are working fewer hours, we can write more letters. Where our kids are now learning from home, we can include prisoners’ names in lessons about courage and about state repression. Where we give ourselves over to mutual aid projects, we can take inspiration from our comrades and invoke their contributions and memories Continue Reading →

May 6, 2020
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Italy : The past is past…

“So that the desire to be outside does not became resigned mutilation, but arms itself against every form of authority and exploitation.
So that one passes from the Power of dialogue (with which one thinks everything can be resolved) and from the dialogue of Power (that invites everyone to reasonable negotiation) to a feeling of radical hostility toward the existent, to the destruction of every structure that alienates, exploits, programs and regiments the lives of individuals. The black of the dog (this animal which is general associated with the idea of submission, of servile meekness) is precisely the desire to come out from the herd of voluntary servitude and open to the joy of rebellion. Not the black in which all cows are equal (even if it is in their being against or outside), but rather that in which the boundaries between destruction and creation, between extreme defense of oneself and the construction of relationships of mutuality with others, disappear.”
Today, in this period of health emergency, it is particularly important to share and reflect on questions of disease and safety of life. That is why we are presenting anew some articles from Canenero, that were written between1994 and 1995, which can help us to have a clearer view of the situation, as they are outside the media stream of news we are immersed in.
This pandemic caught everybody unprepared: from the individual who had never asked themselves too many questions about this society to the one who had always found it absurd to accept spending their whole lives breathing particulates of dust and then ending up with a tumour. But even in so-called radical milieus the critique of health safety has failed. What we are hearing and reading from the media and newspapers is a constant bombardment of news of the dead and the sick due to the Coronavirus.

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May 6, 2020
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Call for International Solidarity to End Isolation of Anarchists in Indonesia

Calling for anarchists global solidarity action
“STOP THE ISOLATION OF OUR COMRADES IN TANGERANG, RELEASED OUR COMRADES IN MALANG, FREE ALL THE ANARCHISTS!”
Introduction
While we know that the state will act in a totalitarian manner in this times and as being an anarchists we don’t value their values, but in our constant struggle against the prevailing capitalist ideology that continues to colonialised our daily lives, the purpose of ABC are to help them in legal matters in which they get the “rights” for them and to communicate with them, to make them not isolated and feeling lonely.
Every decision are theirs we value that, but when the state are trying to orchestrate a bullshit narratives into scapegoating the anarchists or the anarchist movement in general in Indonesia in order to veil their own incompetency in dealing with the crisis and pandemic, we asked you, not for money or anything involving that, but to show your solidarity in whatever means. It can be graffiti, banner dropping, or most importantly to acknowledge every Indonesian consulate about the isolation and the arbitrary action that the police are doing to them. Please read the following articles (two of the were written by the Individualist Sect) and some of them are from mainstream media.

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May 4, 2020
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Greece: Worldwide calling for solidarity to R.O-Revolutionary Struggle

Worldwide calling for solidarity to R.O-Revolutionary Struggle
May 2020
Whenever the oppressed masses attempted the inversion of an injustice social, economical, political system, the resource to the arms and revolutionary violence has been the cornerstone of each revolutionary undertaking. It is a fact that no revolutionary process can’t reject violence as a form of struggling against the oppressors. Anarchists throughout the ages never divided the forms of struggling. For that reason Anarchism as a revolutionary movement has an unbroken and fundamental relationship with armed struggle because armed struggle springs from the roots of the lower social status and proletariat, acts for its interests, emerges as a pattern of construction with a revolutionary prospect. A revolutionary movement which respects itself, cannot exist without having a parallel path and an organic connection with the armed struggle. So we stand in solidarity with the comrades, men and women, who choose to fight also with armed struggle as urban guerillas having the analysis and strategy with main aim the creation of a society of economical equality and political freedom. We respect and support their choice especially when our comrades are still fighting for the cause of Social Revolution even in the most difficult circumstances.Two of those comrades are Pola Roupa and Nikos Maziotis , members of the Revolutionary Organization “Revolutionary Struggle”.
The comrades are imprisoned with life sentence and 27 years for Pola and 83 years (after breaking the life sentence in the 4th trial against “Revolutionary Struggle”) but they unremorsefully continue their fight in the court rooms and prisons of the Greek regime. The Revolutionary Organization “Revolutionary Struggle” was constituted in 2003 when the social and political environment in Greece was characterized by the absence of social and class resistances toward the neoliberal reforms. With the diffuse consent of the biggest part of the society, the system seemed steadfast. At this first period of action (2003 – 2007), “Revolutionary Struggle” had two main peaks of action against the imported neoliberal reforms on the political and social sphere and the “War on Terror” that had been declared by the USA and the rest of the political and economical elite of the West. Through the analyses, the strategy and the symbolically definitive high-impact blows, “Revolutionary Struggle” was directed to reveal the double nature of globalisation – political and martial- and disputed the state’s omnipotence.

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May 4, 2020
by actforfreedom
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Greece : DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS A COLLECTIVE ISSUE [GR/EN/AR/FA/FR]

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS A COLLECTIVE ISSUE
In this time of Covid-19, during the State-imposed lockdown and transport ban, the cases of domestic violence in Greece have increased. It was to be expected -now it’s even harder to escape. The myth of the “holy nuclear family” takes for granted that staying at home is always the safest, but for many of us being with our families or partners is just as threatening as being out there. In the odd silence of the city, the screams we can hear from the neighbouring houses aren’t getting any quieter. Domestic violence is not just a “couple’s problem”, an “issue for the family to resolve” or a “private affair”. All forms of violence against children, partners, family members or housemates are never justified, except when it’s for self-defence against the aggressor.
Every year, patriarchy kills more than any other virus.
If you are experiencing violence, physical or otherwise, and you are quarantined with your aggressor/s, we tried to put together some suggestions:
• Practice how to get safely out of the house.
• Create a sign to use for emergencies with your neighbours.
• Find people who understand and support you and a safe space, to take refuge in.
•Try to resist! If you can’t do anything, it’s totally ok too, it’s not your fault, you’re not alone.
If you witness domestic violence which doesn’t target or threaten you and you don’t interveneor speak out, you support the aggressor.
What you could do:
•Try to create a connection with the person targeted by the violence.
• Offer your space as shelter
• If the person agrees, call out or confront the aggressor.
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Σε αυτόν τον καίρο του Covid-19, με τον κρατικά επιβαλλόμενο εγκλεισμό και την απαγόρευση των μετακινήσεων, τα περιστατικά της οικιακής βίας στην Ελλάδα έχουν αυξηθεί. Ήταν επόμενο -πλέον, είναι ακόμα δυσκολότερο να ξεφύγουμε. Ο μύθος της «Αγίας πυρηνικής οικογένειας» ορίζει ως δεδομένο ότι το να μένουμε σπίτι είναι πάντα πιο ασφαλές, αλλά για πολλά από μας το να είμαστε με τις οικογένειές ή το σύντροφό μας είναι πιο επικίνδυνο απ’ το «εκεί έξω». Στην καινούρια, αλλόκοτη σιωπή της πόλης, οι φωνές απ’ τα γειτονικά σπίτια είναι ακόμα πιο ηχηρές. Η οικιακή βία δεν είναι απλά «πρόβλημα του ζευγαριού», «θέμα που θα λύσει μόνη της η οικογένεια» ή «ιδιωτική υπόθεση». Οποιαδήποτε μορφή βίας ενάντια σε παιδιά, σύντροφο, μέλη της οικογένειας ή συγκάτοικα δε δικαιολογείται ποτέ, εκτός και αν πρόκειται για την αυτοάμυνα των κακοποιημένων.

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