Solidarity with John Bowden – Long time prison resister and anti-authoritarian

Show your support for John Bowden, a vocal writer and critic of the system we all live under, who is in Greenock Sheriff Court in Scotland, on Friday 24th June, after being accused of assault on a prison guard.

Throughout the 1980’s and 90’s, John Bowden was at the forefront of the British prison struggle, leading and being involved in serious acts of resistance against the prison system, and was deeply politicised by the experience. Viewed by most prison staff as a committed and dangerous “trouble-maker”, John was often brutally punished, suffering years of brutality and prolonged solitary confinement. He has been victimised, in one way or another, ever since. Continue reading Solidarity with John Bowden – Long time prison resister and anti-authoritarian

Czechia: Martin Ignačák went on hunger strike

Martin Ignacak is a Czech anarchist, who remains in custody for the last 14 months, since the beginning of the Fenix operation. Some time ago the court ruled to free him before the trial, but the prosecutor appealed the decision and Martin has to stay in prison.  Therefore he has begun a hunger strike. Here is Martin’s statement. Continue reading Czechia: Martin Ignačák went on hunger strike

Support a Belarusian antifascist’s family in paying damages

Roman Bogdan is an antifascist from Brest. Arrested on April 1, 2015 on suspicion of participation in the fight with neo-nazis that took place on May 8, 2013. On October 3, 2015 got 8 years of penal colony with reinforced regime (339.3, 147.2) and 3500 euro of damages to be paid to the injured nazis. Continue reading Support a Belarusian antifascist’s family in paying damages

Solidarity with Critical Mass Minsk from Dresden

On Friday May 27 a group of anarchists from Dresden took part in monthly Critical Mass event in our city to show the solidarity with the people facing repression for the same activity in Minsk. We went with posters “Я тоже критическая масса” and “Ich bin auch Critical Mass” through the city to inform people about the situation happening Belarus. Leaflets were given away to participants of the action and people passing by.

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Russian anarchist Svetlana Tsvetkova Sentenced to Year of Corrective Labor for Leaflet about Police

On the 31 may 2016 Taganrog City Court Judge Georgy Serebryanikov sentenced 31-year-old local resident Elizaveta Tsvetkova to a year of corrective labor for disseminating leaflets criticizing the police, reports Caucasian Knot. As published on the court’s website, the verdict stipulates that fifteen percent of Tsvetkova’s wages will be docked by the state for a year. The activist has also been charged 6,000 rubles in court costs. Continue reading Russian anarchist Svetlana Tsvetkova Sentenced to Year of Corrective Labor for Leaflet about Police

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