In memory of Alexandros Grigoropoulos, Ian Tomlinson, Jean Charles de Menezes, Carlos Juliani and so many other people killed by police.
We don’t forgive – We don’t forget
6th December – 2:30 pm – Bristo Square, Edinburgh
Occupied Theatre School Salonica
Sunday 6/12 Manifestation
The only way to find out if we can swim, is to dive in the water…
If we have one thing to keep from last December, this is that the silence has finally been broken. Together with the social outbreak a great need for discussion broke through. We saw in the most barbaric way that the fairy tale we are being told, about “no dead ends in democracy” is nothing but a cheap lie of the authorities. There are plenty of dead ends. We see them in our dozens of everyday problems.
So how do we, as a society, react to that? We accept the “fairy tale”?
There is an exit from this system that destroys out lives and does nothing more than recreating and dealing with the corruptness created by its own self.
This exit exists in each one and all of us together. We just have to keep listening the message that came out from last year’s insurrection.
That the only way to liberate ourselves from the horrible reality we are living in is to start deciding for ourselves by ourselves. We have to realize that the logic “vote every four years and I’ ll do the best for you” is the logic that maintains this rotten system.
Everybody is responsible for their lives and the society they are living in.
We have to recognize this responsibility and start making steps in order to cut the umbilical cord that still connects us with all kinds of authority. Steadily we have to start changing our surroundings, in order to manage to abolish calamitous institutions like the representative democracy, and to create other institutions based on the equal participation of everybody. These are the paths last December opened. And we need to continue walking on these paths without fear. In every neighborhood, every school, every university, in working spaces, for the immigrants, for the environment…without fear in everything concerning out lives.
It’s better to decide for ourselves by ourselves, even if we make mistakes.
If so, the mistakes will be ours as well. We will learn, we will keep on, we will stand on our own feet
Open assembly at the occupation of the Theatre School, 122 Egnatias str, Thessaloniki Saturday 5/12 19:00
Manifestation Sunday 6/12, 12:30, Kamara.
At 8 pm a demo in memory of Alexis began is the small city of Corinthus. The demonstration was not previously called and started spontaneously by people gathered for other reason there. About 150 demonstrators moved in the central streets of the city. Near the university a riot police group with shields and teargas guns tried to approach the demo, but it was attacked with rocks. After that a bank was torched. The demonstration approached the police station and a few demonstrators attacked the cops that were standing in front of it, using molotof cocktails. 5 of the cops caught fire, dropped their shields and started running. the conflict with the police continued for some time… 1 arrest by the police is reported and he will pass tomorrow from the prosecutor, who will decide the charges. People are planning a solidarity gathering outside the court.
Sunday 6th december 2009
Solidarity demonstration with the struggle in Greece,
and to promote social struggle in the Netherlands.
Meeting point 15:00
Marie Heinekenplein (de Pijp)
Don’t let murderers carry weapons in the name of the law.
6-12-08 Killing of a 16-year-old boy in Greece by the cops.
Not the first and not the last event of exploitation by the authoritiets.
Our Silence is complicity.
When the cops kill your kids, then you will get out of your cages.
“solidaridad aqui y ahora”
|Athens, Polytechnic, Exarhia|
|Διοργάνωση:||Assembly of Open Polytechnic University|
OPEN ASSEMBLY OF POLYTECNIC YNIVERSITY ATHENS
One year after the December 6th 2008 MURDER of Alexandros Grigoropoylos
WE DO NOT FORGET – WE DO NOT FORGIVE
December 6th 2009: ALL IN THE STREETS [PROPYLAIA] 1.30[pm]
DIRECT RELEASE OF THE ARRESTED COMRADE AFTER THE SOLIDARITY RALLY FOR THE ANARCHIST G DIMITRAKIS December 3rd 09
VIDEO PROJECTION FOR THE UPRISING OF DECEMBER 08 — FRIDAY DECEMBER 4th 6.00pm
OPEN ASSEMBLY — FRIDAY DECEMBER 4th, 7.00pm
Activists from around the world who have gathered in Athens for the December Uprising Anniversary are welcome. Open 24hr a day for as long as we decide to keep it open. Come and participate!
FRIDAY 4 OF DECEMBER/09 (///)
GREAT MARCH OF RASH UNITED (///)
ALL SECTIONS, CAF, BAF & ANTIFA MOVEMENTS!
GREAT ANTIFA MANIFESTACION IN ALL THE WORLD!
SUPPORT THIS IDEA IN YOUR ZONE NOW!
FOR IVÁN KOSTOLOM OF RASH MOSCÚ AND ALL DEAD ANTIFA
ACTION DIRECT ON THE STREETS NOW!
R.A.S.H UNITED CREW! – THE CREW OF THE ACTION & THE
7 and a half years’ imprisonment imposed by the Grand Jury in Thessaloniki on 26year old Elias Nikolaou, for the explosion of improvised incendiary devices outside the building of the Municipal Police in Evosmos, 2 on the morning of January 13, 2009. The Court decided to suspend the right to appeal.
After a hearing of two days, which ended late Thursday afternoon, the court found the 26year old guilty of possession of explosives (unanimously) and explosion hazard to people and things (a majority of 4-3 votes), and recognized mitigating circumstances in his former good character.
In his defense the 26 year old denied the charges, saying that a conspiracy was set up by the police against those of the antiauthoritarian movement. Members of the antiauthoritarian movement on the side of the accused, denounced the court’s verdict, shouting slogans, while the withdrawal was completed without problems.
Meanwhile, the Alternative Initiative of the Thessaloniki Bar, announced its strong condemnation of police presence at the Court to mark the trial of Elias Nicholaou. The provocative presence led to abuse and civil rights lawyers recalled trials conducted in the emergency Military Courts of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile and the Military Courts of the Turkish junta.
Indeed, outside the Chamber of the trial there were two sets of riotcops prohibiting entry to those who were not “liked” it said in the communication, and even lawyers had to show their identity in four consecutive “blocks” in order to enter.
FREEDOM TO THE ANARCHIST COMRADE ELIAS NICHOLAOU!
FIRE TO ALL PRISONS!
Faced with political announcements and rumors of the closure of the universities from Thursday, December 3, given the protests a year after the state murder of Alexander Grigoropoulos, comrades in Athens decided to come and stay and with their physical and political presence keep the space open, preventing its closure.
The University and all colleges are large estates of any government and rectors shut them whenever they decide. They belong first and foremost to struggling people. This is why it was decided by the state to close schools in order not to let them be used by comrades as places of assembly, fermentation, counter information and actions.
We are keeping the University open and call tonight, Thursday, Dec. 3, to a 9 pm debate – Meeting for working out and coordinating collective action to fight the next day.
Asylum is in society and UNIVERSITIES! AND NO TO THE POLICE!
DO NOT FORGET – we do not forgive, 6 December 2008
The insurrection is not suppressed, the specter is haunting THE CITY
* Summer Entropy Commandos
* Summer Tranquility Disturbance
* Arsonists’ Collective
* Arsonists with dirty consciousness
* Anomie Cores “carpe noctum”
* “Zero Tolerance” Organization
* Solidarity Paths in Light
* Insurrectionary Consciousness
* Fighting Solidarity
* Conspiracy of the Fire Cores
* Immoral Vandals
* Antifascist Attack Cores
* Commandoes – Solidarity Memory
* Attack groups for the liquidation of the nation
* Fire Path Group
* Non-Patriot Saboteurs – Cores for the Spreading Insecurity
* Fire Shadows (they sabotaged the HSAP city trains)
* Revolutionary Consciousness
* “Fire Solidarity” (Hania)
* Anarchist Attack Group “Alexandros Grigoropoulos”
* Anomie’s Contract / Erebus’ Ambassadors
* Comandos Husscheyn Zhachyndhoul Jhachanghir / Revolutionary Intelligence Agency
* Morning Sabotage Group
* comando mauricio morales duarte.chile 22-5-09
* Syndicate for short-circuiting the system
* Antisexist Group
* Immediate Intervention Hood-wearers
* Coalition of Arsonists – Security Project / Night Arsonist Groups
* Council for the de-structualization of Order / Coalition of Arsonists
* Wild Wolves
* Night Arsonists from Halkida
* Conspiracists for the realization of insecurity
* Immoral City De-Structuralists
* Revolutionary Cores Alliance – Speedy Arsonist Agency
* Fire Cores Conspiracy / Nihilist Commandos
* Night Attack
* Destroyers of whatever is left of social peace
* Manières à la Liberté & Max Stirner Fighting Cores
* Consciousness Gangs
* Perama Extremists
* Revolutionary Match
* Arsonanarchist Strike
* Night Arsonist Groups
* Sectarians of Revolution
* Council for the de-structualization of Order
* Happy Sleep’s Apostates
* Criminals of Thought and Action, 31/3/2009
* Delta Group (Disturbance of Order and Control)
* Arsonists’ Millennium Cooperation
* Attack Group “Catherine Gulioni” (she was a prisoner killed by the state)
* Practical Anarchists
* Revolutionary Action for Freedom
* Organizers of Night Entertainment
* CHAOS: Chaotic Groups of Sabotage
* De-Structruralization Cores
* Nikola Tesla Commandos
* Carnivalists in the tune
The trial has been going on for several hours and many partners are there … The cops are numerous and located around the courts. There is no information
by the courts 1:12 pm, Wednesday, December 2, 2009
sat only deposit the first cop (lasted 2 hours) that caught ypoteithetai Elias. Accept many questions and dropped several contradictions. . In general, however, be read, but it was just that (in my opinion always) emerged, and it is in our favor. He appeared in several places that the ditty have read and understand words iven one litel baby!….
but as we saw elias is bouncing and strong!.theare many people in the courts, and a room full of comrades and friends of Elias
freedom to elias nikolaou.
Teleiose for today
telephone from 3:12 pm, Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Just finished the process today after having examined all the cops-witnesses who have committed a great contradictions.
tomoroow morning the trial is going on again! greece saloniki.
On the 25th of April 2007 happened in Lisbon an anti-authoritarian demo against fascism and capitalism. Close to 500 people took part on a march through one of the city’s richest areas, where paint was thrown at shops, banks and a riot cop van and slogans were spray painted on walls. To this shamelessness the guards of democratic order replied with a police charge and beatings against the demonstrators and everyone who were passing-by. As a result of this charge and of a few Hollywood-style chases throughout the city centre 11 individuals were arrested, charged among other things with insults and assaults on police officers. On the 7h of December 2009 the trial is due to begin, at the court Campus de Justiça de Lisboa.
We know that the real point is more than a few damaged windows and offended cops. It is the attempt to grab the totality of life and of using all the tools we want in the struggle against a social order that consumes and destroys individuals, our relationships and the world we inhabit. It is precisely because this democratic order can not tolerate all the beautiful and wild things and people that still exist that in the last few years we´ve seen and felt a growing criminalization in the media, and the persecution by the forces of repression, of many of our and others’ actions and daily activities.
In the struggle for the liberation of our lives, we know who our comrades are and who are our enemies, and we go on finding all the others with whom we can meet in the joy of revolt. The solidarity with the accused is not limited to that court nor to the dates set by others: it must spread and become part of a struggle that doesn’t have as a point of reference the steps taken by repression, but the steps that we in our own rebellion want to take.
Their attempt to stop us through fear, to isolate us or to make us change our discourse can only have as a result the merciless attack to a power that has no borders.
A few anarchists from Lisbon
SDAC releases new poster
Ten years after Seattle many in in radical movements are looking to that day as an example of how we should organize, and this approach has led us down a route of tactical repetition. In the days since Pittsburgh it has become clear to many of us that not only have we begun to see another way of fighting, we have begun to construct a whole other way of approaching action, an appraoch based in fluidity, affinity, and the ability to shift with circumstances. Gone are the days of the large scale mass protest with tactics planned down to the last detail, plans that can never adapt to any change in circumstance. Seattle was 10 years ago and even though it is an action that inspired many of us to get involved the conditions have changed. From the expansion of the police state to the construction of our spaces around the concept of “security” the state has become that much more pervasive. In the midst of this we have begun to find new ways of organizing, fighting, and moving that are more adapted to this shifting terrain. The static tactics of the past no longer are effective against an ever shifting state apparatus which has spent the last 10 years figuring out how to defeat these tactics. It is time to stop looking into the past and start seeing ourselves as the harbingers of the future.
The catastrophe is real and climate change is one of its many symptoms. The COP15’s inevitable talk of “saving the world from the climate crisis” is an elaborate hoax to disguise the COP15’s true purpose: to restore the legitimacy of global capitalism by inaugurating an era of “green” capitalism. A new rhetoric of “saving the climate” will exist to justify their repression, their fortified borders, their colonial resource wars. To give the Emperor new clothes. Our response to this astounding lie is an uncompromising and absolute NO to their system.
More has to be shaken than our holiday habits to sustain the world for times to come. It would be foolish to pin our hopes upon the very people who continue to kill off the planet for money. At Copenhagen, they will argue over how to properly create a market to commodify and so pollute the biosphere, dispossessing millions of people from their land to profit from destroying what remains of our earth. Governments and corporations will not sacrifice their growth to reduce carbon emissions, or only do so in order to create a new authoritarian regime for themselves.
The entire rhetoric of the “climate crisis” and the “financial crisis” is a cynical maneouvre by the state spin-doctors to deny the all-encompassing crisis of self-declared civilization. The COP15 will only attempt to hide the war that capitalism is waging against all life on the planet, a war that has spread across the entire globe for the last five hundred years, a war that encompasses the totality of even the oceans and atmosphere. In the midst of war, one does not talk of management and “technical solutions.” You cannot fight a war by pretending the war does not exist, by blinding yourself to repression and becoming complicit in accepting the false-promise of a petit bourgeois tranquility. Instead, one recognizes the enemy. One chooses a position. One fights.
Only by ridding ourselves of those who claim to be representing us and by defeating the ideology of endless economic growth, industrial production and consumption can we take control of our lives and planet. It is time to state: we are going to consciously attack the structures supporting the COP15: we will break through the lines of their police; we will refuse to negotiate with warmongering governments and the embedded media; we will refuse to side with sell-out NGOs and all the would-be managers of protest; we will refuse all governments and governance and not just de-legitimize the present ones. It is time to state why we think that insurrection is needed to actually begin the change everybody is so desperate for. Acting together in fundamental opposition to those in power we might get a first glimpse of the richness and opportunities possible when ideas, experiences and concepts are shared amongst people from all over the world.
On with the international brigades!
It’s social war not climate chaos!
|November 30th 2009||International day of action: Protesting the WTO summit in Geneva, global capitalism and warming up for the COP15|
|December 7th 2009||First day of the COP15 summit|
|December 11th 2009||DON’T BUY THE LIE! – protesting the summit Business Day|
|December 12th 2009||Mass demonstration starting at the Danish parliament – Stay in the city. Choose your own space and way of protest.|
|December 13th 2009||HIT THE PRODUCTION! – come and join the action to shutdown capitalist production|
|December 15th 2009||RESISTANCE IS RIPE – agricultural action day|
|December 16th 2009||Arrival of high delegates. ‘RECLAIM POWER! Pushing for climate justice’ action at the conference center, organizes by CJA|
|December 18th 2009||The official last day of the summit|