Solidarity with Belarusian anarchists in Paris

On the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with Belarusian anarchists imprisoned, the event launched calling the Anarchist Federation brought together 70 people and scroll to the Invalides Eiffel Tower through the Champs de Mars. Thank you to all those present for their participation. Successful mobilization and beautiful banners have attracted the attention of residents and tourists unaccustomed to such es demonstration of solidarity without borders.

“Stone by stone wall by wall, we will destroy all prisons!”

In its internationalist slogans and anti-prison, the procession was escorted as usual, disproportionately by 10 vans of CRS. This has increased our visibility and did not prevented from taking pictures we wanted (see below).

“Against the dictatorship of capital, international solidarity!”

In this day of electoral farce in Belarus, we want to ensure the imprisoned anarchists recognized as political prisoners by Human Rights Watch, our support and we demand their immediate and unconditional release and that of all political prisoners in Belarus jails.

Our anarchist comrades must not represent in any way a currency exchange diplomatic relations between the European Union and the dictator Lukashenko did not hesitate to use forms of torture to force them to admit their guilt and ask for mercy. Continue reading Solidarity with Belarusian anarchists in Paris

Pavel Syramolatau is free

We’re glad to announce that after 620 days in prison Pavel Syramolatau was released from prison by president pardon on September 27th. Pavel was arrested on January 17th 2011 due to attack on KGB building in Bobruisk, which was announced as solidarity action with anarchists arrested in Minsk in September 2010. In may 2011 after more than six months of investigation he was sentenced to 7 years in prison. Their action were classified by court as destruction of private property.

Under pressure of colony administration he signed petition for pardon this June.

Currently five more people supported by Anarchist Black Cross are in prison: Artsiom Prakapenka, Jauhen Vas’kovich, Ihar Alinievich, Aliaksandar Frantskievich and Mikalai Dziadok. All of them are strongly against petitions for pardon and ready to spend all of the sentence in the prison, rather than asking president for release.

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