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Suspected "anarchist guerilla" of Moscow released, but investigations are going on

28th and 29th of September 2011 four persons (two young men and two young woman) were detained in Moscow, suspected of crimes under statute 213 part 2 ("hooliganism") and statute 167 part 2 ("property destruction with arson") of Russian criminal codex. They are suspected of having committed a bomb attack against traffic police station in 22th kilometre of Moscow ringroad 7th of June 2011, and arson against an excavator in construction site of Volokamski motorway 5th of June 2011. Police did not have any proof about participation of the arrested to these actions, and 3th of October all of them were released. Goal of the arrests was solely to pressure anarchists to give testimony with means of psychological and physical torture.

Documentaries about the prosecution of anarchists in Belarus are now available in internet in English

English version of the documentaries "Disregarding The Law" and "Anarchy. Direct action. Impartial" version are now available in the internet. The movies tell the story of the repressions of anarchists in Belarus in september 2010 - may 2011. Short description of the "Anarchy. Direct action. Impartial": “The documentary was created in winter 2011 by ABC Belarus to cover the repressions of the anarchist movement in Belarus from september 2010 up to february 2011. The movie include the comments from anarchists, Russian and belarus officials, human right activists. ”

Belarusian anarchists sentenced - up to 8 years of hard regime, evidence lacking

On the 27th of May, judge Zhanna Khvoynitskaya sentenced the Belarusian anarchists Ihar Alinevich, Mikalaj Dziadok, Aliaksandar Frantskievich, Maxim Vetkin and Yeveni Slivonchik. The young men were accused of a number of political actions, amongst which was the attack against the Russian embassy in Minsk in August of 2010. 
 Ihar Alinevich was accused of attacks against the Russian Embassy and Belarusbank ("Property destruction with intent", statute 218 paragraph 3 of the Belarusian Criminal Codex), an attack against the remand prison of Minsk (also statute 218, paragraph 2), an attack against a Casino and an illegal demonstration at the military headquarters ("Aggravated hooliganism", statute 339 paragraph 2 of Belarusian criminal codex). The prosecutor asked for a 9 year sentence in hard regime, eventually he received 8 years of hard regime (1).    

Patricia Heras kills herself after being sent to prison for a crime she did not commit

Background [see also correction at bottom]: there was some noisy party in some apartment in Barcelona, in the confuse events that followed an agent was hit by a potted plant thrown from a balcony causing him severe injuries that left him paraplegic.

Strangely the municipal police, instead of investigating properly and persecuting whoever threw the pot, decided to blame this on the squatter movement. First they decided that the apartment in question was "related" somehow to the squatter movement, something these deny, then they changed the story of the potted plant for a stone, finally they accused this girl, Patricia Heras, of throwing not the stone but a mobile fence in the course of the confusing struggle.

German woman devoted to removing Nazi graffiti

BERLIN – Irmela Mensah-Schramm stopped abruptly at the crudely sprayed swastika on the wall of a pedestrian underpass. Whipping out a can of spray paint from her cotton tote bag, she quickly made short work of it, turning the neo-Nazi symbol into a nondescript black splotch.

For the 65-year-old retiree, it's all in a day's work.

Italy: a wave of raids and arrests against anarchists

5 arrests in Bologna, 7 banning orders, 60 raids all over Italy. On April 6 more than 300 officers were employed in an “anti-terrorism” operation named ‘Outlaw Operation’ that specially targeted anarcho-insurrectionalist activists. The operation was carried out in 16 different cities including Bologna, where police arrested 5 activists close to the squatted social centre Fuoriluogo and shut down the place. Another person was arrested in the nearby town of Ferrara and released straight after interrogation. 7 other people are under banning orders which restrict their movements and are also being investigated (just for your information, these measures are normally adopted when there is serious circumstantial evidence of guilt AND at least one of the following: risk of escape, risk of acquisition or of the genuineness of the evidence and risk of the offence being repeated).

Greece: Three defendants in the case of the group "Revolutionary Struggle" were released

Hristoforos Kortesis, Evangelos "Vaggelis" Statopulos and Sarantos Nikitopulos (three of the six detainees accused of involvement in the urban guerrilla group "Revolutionary Struggle") released by the decision of the Court of Appeal on April 5. All three - the anarchists, has repeatedly denied the charges against them and unjustly pursued by on the basis of mere political and companionship. Conducting business and its fabrication, which resulted in the arrested have stayed a year in prison, suspended. In the near future of our comrades to stand trial.

Video transmission Puffin: Issue № 7 (April 2011)

The latest news of the anarchist movement in the transfer of "Puffin". In this issue: Khimki hostage. Anarchist Black Cross of Moscow. Sentenced Andrei Kutuzov. Rally Losino-Petrovac for "pure water". The story of trade union activists Urusov. Demonstration of distrust to a single Russian in Tutaev. Picket Alliance for Animal Rights in Petrozavodsk. The Olympics in Sochi, which will destroy us along with you. Countless tournaments for young people with anti-fascist views. Libertarian Communism 2011. The film "Anarchy. Direct action.

St. Petersburg: March 31. Anarchists blocked Nevsky Prospekt

March 31, anarchists and activists from the War marched on the carriageway main thoroughfare of St. Petersburg. Despite all efforts, the repression and persecution by the repressive structures of action took place. This march was a direct alternative to the meetings of politicians and Dvortsovry Gostinka, traditionally held in the framework of the Strategy 31.

Since the state charged with murder of wine Anarchist

March 24 The European Court of Human Rights has satisfied the state's death in Italy Italian anarchist , who took part in demonstrations against the summit of the Group of Eight held in Genoa, July 20, 2001. Then the dragon Mario Platsanika, shot twice at point-blank from the standard-issue weapons Carlo Giuliani. After this double-SUV rode over the body of demonstrators.

London: Hundreds of thousands of people protesting the policies of the Conservative budget cuts (photos)

In London, during a protest march against the government policy of budget cuts which was attended by up to 500 thousand. man flashed class struggles. The protesters ransacked shops and a bank office in downtown. Reportedly for participating in the riots were arrested more than 200 people. During the clashes injured at least 38 people, including demonstrators and police.

Anarchy. Direct Action.

First of all, let me change the order of the story and start with our own, anarchic view of the situation: "Anarchy. Direct action " . Why? Because although instead of conversation, and you can use the stick, the words always retain their power. Words give the meaning of the surrounding reality for those who are willing to listen. They declare us the truth. And the truth is this: our country is going something wrong, is not it? Cruelty and injustice, intolerance and depression, the prohibition of the right to protest a ban on thinking about the protest.Instead, we have - a system of external supervision and corporate media.

Appointed as the first trial of "Khimki hostages"

March 14 at 10.00 in the Municipal Court Khimki (Moscow region., Khimki, Leningrad highway, 19) held a preliminary hearing in the case of Khimki hostages. " The meeting was held behind closed doors and it will be approved by order of the hearing and filed petitions on procedural matters. Referee - Zepalova Neonila Nikolaevna. Previously, she had already abolished the conviction Mikhail Beketov libel against the Mayor of Khimki Strelchenko.

Student offensive. Kiev.

Any power to suppress and discredit these people's protests (and not a political clown opponents during the election) enlists the aid of the nationalists, who are always ready for small investments "in the case of the nation" to do all the dirty robot.
Sometimes it is disguised as a blunt attack, and sometimes, as happened today, under the guise of "comrades in the struggle" to get into, and to embroil the most to discredit protesters.

Short update of the recent repressions against anarchists in Belarus

As of right now four Belarussian anarchists are under arrest, accused of having organised a series of direct actions 2009-2010. 
 
Everything started long before this past September(2010). The years 2009-2010  were rich in radical actions claimed by Belarusian anarchists. Such as:
 
 *an illegal anti-militarist demonstration in Septeber 2009 against a mutual
 Russian-Belarusian war exercise,  when a Joint Staff was attacked with a smoke   grenade. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iQ3kz0hVDM
 

Sabotage at the plant FIAT in Poland

FIAT factory workers in the Polish town of Tychy damaged 300 cars last night. Act of sabotage was a damaged car in various ways, for example, in applying deep scratches keys podkladyvanii screws into the engines, cutting the cables and other types of damage. Leadership is now trying to find the saboteurs.

Anarchist solidarity in Greek: the four actions of solidarity for two nights

Below we present the message of our allies from Greece, which held a series of radical actions over the weekend to express support for their imprisoned comrades. In Belarus, as many of our associates, scammers, anarchists, are languishing in jails. They need your solidarity, and the Greeks set an excellent example of how this solidarity can be expressed.

Street battles are continuing over the playground

Spirit of the 63rd again in the streets. Jan. 27 at about 10 am in the courtyard of houses 63, 63 / 1, 63 / 2, 61 / 1 and 61 / 2 on Prospekt Oktyabrya arrived workers employed nabivshim SOMoStroya nauseam, as well as guards PSE "Wolfhound". They have begun work on installing the construction fence at the playground. But residents in conjunction with the activists of Autonomous Action, and the Left Front has once again provided a resistance.

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