Trial marathon in Minsk – 51 people jailed after protest

The 16 march was a marathon of trials in Belarus. Over 50 court hearings took place indifferent cities and 52 protesters are jailed. After the violent detention of the anarchist block, its supporters and bystanders after the demonstration on 15 march in Minsk and the detentions of people after demonstrations in other cities yesterday 52 people were sentenced from 12 to 15 days in prison, at least 25 anarchist among them. Read More

Antifascist from Belarus needs your support!

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Vadim Boyko is an antifascist supporter of FC Partyzan from Minsk. He was detained on March 22, 2016 together with other people on suspicion of participating in the attack on the right-wing hooligans that happened about two years ago. His trial is set for February 3, 2017 and we ask for financial support to pay the legal defense. The approximate cost of the legal aid for him is 5000 euros, part of which has already been covered by us.

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Azerbaijan: Final Speech Of Anarchist Giyas Ibrahim

Anarchist Giya Ibrahim was sentenced to 10 years of prison for alleged possession of drugs. But really he was detained for painting a graffiti on a monument to the former dictator. Here is his final speech in court.

I prepared a speech, but my written documents were confiscated.
I am not going to defend myself with regard to the charges brought against me. The crime I committed is as white as the graffiti spray I used. The real reason why I am here is that I as a young student dared to protest against lies of the political system and nihilist mind existing in this state, the country that I belong to. Read More

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. Read More