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[Cybrigade] Update following yesterday’s shutdown of espiv server

On July 8th, 2014, members of the Cybrigade admin crew, as well as representatives of the Proledialers (call-centre workers, whose blog is hosted on espiv), went to the Panteion university premises. Their presence was enough to put the server back in operation.

The attempted silencing of hundreds of collectives that use the espiv infrastructure was [...]

[Cybrigade] About espiv.net server shutdown on 7/7

[8/7/2014: espiv back online]

Today, Monday, July 7th, 2014, the rector of the Panteion University (in Athens, where espiv server is located) ordered that the espiv server be unplugged and put out of service. The pretext was an extrajudicial notice which was served to the university administration by the owner of the call-centre [...]

Niš, Serbia: World solidarity against the World Cup

Antifa crew from Niš doesn’t remain silent while the Brazilian state conducts terror in the streets. A banner was hung at one of the city’s overpasses, reading: “World solidarity against the World Cup – Support favela riots – AFA Niš”. While corporations, states and the media promote the World Cup, which directly brings unhappiness to [...]

Solidarity with the struggle in Brazil -a message from Berlin

While others were watching the football match between Brazil and Colombia our thoughts were somewhere else. We don’t cheer for any team, especially when we know that there are people outside of the stadiums, in the streets and in the neighbourhoods that lost their houses or even lost their friends and family members. We can’t [...]

Dresden: Painted slogans in solidarity with prisoners’ struggle in Greece

In the night towards the 4th of July, we went out to express our solidarity with the prisoners in Greece and make our resentment against prisons altogether known.

Anarchists

For a liberated society – Solidarity with the prisoners in Greece Fire to the prisons – For anarchy

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NYC solidarity demo with prisoners in struggle in Greece

On July 3rd, 2014, we gathered in front of the Greek consulate in New York City to express our solidarity with the vibrant and dynamic struggle that has erupted throughout the Greek prison system. A hunger strike that began on June 18th quickly spread to every Greek prison facility; uniting over 4000 rebellious prisoners in [...]

Dortmund, Germany: Antimilitarism Campaign, 1–3 August 2014

Today as 100 years ago: War against war! For the social revolution!

The 28th of July 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, and the 1st of August is the date of entry of the German Empire into the latter. Already since the beginning of the year, the media [...]

Greece: Anti-prison protest outside Prime Minister’s house in Athens – Upcoming demos

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x207dfl

On the evening of June 24th – 2nd day of mass hunger strike of over 3,900 prisoners across Greece — nearly 60 anarchists made an anti-prison intervention outside the house of Antonis Samaras, Prime Minister of Greece, in the northern suburb of Kifissia, Athens.

Comrades threw anti-repression leaflets in the streets and shouted slogans [...]

Berlin: Spontaneous demo by 22.30, tonight

Still seething with rage…

Solidarity with the squatters of Ohlauer Street’s school and all other refugees! Come all to Kottbusser Tor in Kreuzberg, and bring many banners and fliers with you! Let’s show the Berlin Senate, the District and the Green Party what solidarity means and what we think of their relocation measures. The [...]

Greek prisons: Prisoners in struggle announce mass hunger strike

ANNOUNCEMENT OF HUNGER STRIKE

From June 18th, 2014, prisoners in all Greek prisons have abstained from prison meals as a way of protest against the fascist bill for type C prisons, and in defense of the right to furlough and release on parole.

However the minister of Justice and the government insist on ignoring [...]

Athens: Acts of solidarity for June 11th

Freedom for those in prison cells & cages. Solidarity with Marie Mason and Eric McDavid

Solidarity with Marie Mason & Eric McDavid, fighters imprisoned for animal-earth liberation (ALF-ELF)

In the context of June 11th, international day of solidarity with Marie Mason and Eric McDavid, anarchist prisoners in the US, and all long-term anarchist [...]

Warsaw: Contra Info at Resist Festival

Members of Contra Info translation counter-information network have been invited to participate in the second day of the 4th edition of Resist Festival in Warsaw. On Saturday, June 14th, from 17pm, we make a brief contribution in solidarity with anti-repression struggles in Greece and the rebellion in face of repression in Brazil of the FIFA [...]

London: Info Day and Benefit Event – Freedom will Blossom from the Ashes of the Prisons

via act for freedom now!

Athens: Shots fired at the facade of the squatted social centre VOX on June 3rd, 2014

‘Residents/workers/collectives united we resist mafias and drugs. Thursday, June 5th at 18:30: demonstration in the neighbourhood; popular assembly in the square. Meeting point: corner of Spyridonos Trikoupi and Stournari streets. –Committee of Exarchia residents’ initiative’

In the early hours of Tuesday, June 3rd, at about 02:30, unknown people fired at least 5 shots at [...]

Berlin: Anarchist slogans painted in Friedrichshain

FREEDOM FOR BABIS TSILIANIDIS

VIOLENCE AGAINST ALL PATRIOTS

FREEDOM TO THOSE WHO ARE IN PRISON CELLS

In the night of May 28, 2014, we went out to spray-paint slogans in Berlin’s neighbourhood of Friedrichshain. Our thoughts are with Babis Tsilianidis, anarchist prisoner in Greece awaiting appeal trial on June 5 (the comrade [...]

Amsterdam: Benefit bar in solidarity with Thodoris Sipsas, who is wrongfully accused in the case of the Marfin bank arson

Comrade Thodoris Sipsas has been framed for the tragic incident in the Marfin bank branch on May 5, 2010, indicted on charges that were blatantly fabricated. The court case is scheduled to take place in Athens in December 2014.

A solidarity bar will be held on June 14 in the anarchist library at Infokafee Bollox [...]

Helsinki: Solidarity with anarchists in Italy

As a part of the solidarity days with the anarchist prisoners in Italy, a group of anarchists showed their solidarity during the DIY-festival “Pajafest” in Helsinki, Finland on the 18th of May 2014. A banner was revealed that read: “Nicola (Gai), Alfredo (Cospito), Niccolò, Mattia, Claudio, Chiara – Freedom for all! Solidarity with No-TAV!” Later [...]

Greece: 1st Anarchist Bookfair in Patras

“Anarchist books are a weapon against modern totalitarianism”

Brief presentation of the upcoming anarchist book fair in Patras, Greece 29–31 May 2014, “Esperos”, Georgiou Square

Organizing the first anarchist bookfair in Patras, Greece has been an idea with which comrades currently participating in the self-organized social centre “Epi ta proso”* [...]

Thessaloniki: Intervention in solidarity with anarchist prisoner Babis Tsilianidis, ahead of his appeal trial on 5.6.2014

Freedom to B.Tsilianidis (A) Appeal trial 5/6, Thessaloniki courts

The leaflet reads: He was tried in the first instance and sentenced to 10 years and 4 months solely on the basis of “evidence” comprised of DNA mixture(!!!)profile, which was “discovered” by cops on a handkerchief farther away after a burglary at the accounting [...]

Nantes: Call for a demo and decentralized actions of solidarity against repression of the anti-airport movement

Cops, judges, screws: get your hands off! On February 22nd, 2014, more than 50,000 people gathered in Nantes for the biggest anti-airport demonstration ever. As it was declared illegal by the prefecture, it quickly faced stunning repression; hundreds of over-armed cops surrounded the demo while a huge anti-riot wall blocked the central street of the [...]

Frankfurt: Destroika

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Athens: Rebellious student demo on May 3rd

They attack the December 2008 generation Demonstration, Propylaea, May 3rd, 19:00 Against the educational system that produces slaves Against the brutal violence of the State (The banner reads: “We live for today, we struggle for tomorrow”) Not One Step Back Antiauthoritarian Student Front / Rebellious Students

In an attempt to implement its plan for [...]

[Italy] Days of active international solidarity with imprisoned anarchist comrades

Italian poster.

Athens: Police crackdown on migrant street vendors and people in solidarity at ASOEE faculty on April 8th, 2014

Antifa banner in Thissio (Athens, 12/4): “Solidarity with the migrant street vendors of ASOEE”

In the last month, the police have unleashed a show of force at the Athens University of Economics and Business, more commonly known as ASOEE (on Patission Street). Every day, all kinds of cops are deployed around the faculty aiming [...]

Germany: Hambach Forest occupation evicted a third time – Reoccupation scheduled for April 26th

After the crackdown on the third occupation in the Hambach Forest, activists are determined to reoccupy the Hambach Forest on April 26th, 2014. On that day, a demonstration will start at 2pm at the train station in Buir (near Cologne).

New courage despite eviction and repression

The Hambach Forest occupation was evicted. Using [...]