Strong protests in Barcelona and nearby towns. Riot Police reinforcements moving from Madrid, Valladolid and Zaragoza # EfectoCanVies
Blue lights , police , reflected on the wet asphalt Street of Sants, a big working class barrio of trendy Barcelona. . Endless lines of Catalan police vans rushing up and down.. dispersing the thousands of demonstrators who immediately reappeared… a neighbour blasting protest songs from a balcony.. for the third consecutive day , this neighborhood has burned following the eviction of Can Vies, decreed by the government of Xavier Trias, of an assembly-run Social Center occupied for 17 years. ..
(Can Vies was a local self-run Occupied Social Center, going for 17 yrs in an ex union building, with wide neighbourhood support. The Coumcil ordered an eviction for a ‘green space’ to crush an organisation outside its idea of a sanitised, top down, rich only, capitalist paradise. They were warned many times that evicting Can Vies would be the start of urbaan warfare, with 70% youth unemployment. Yet the arrogant idiots went ahead and lit that fuse…..)Continue reading 3rd day: Can Vies Uprising spreads like Wildfire # EfectoCanVies
French Antifascist Murdered by Nazis in Paris
Posted on June 6, 2013 by denverabc
A young left-wing activist has died after an attack by skinheads left him brain dead on Wednesday night. Clément Méric fell to the ground after being physically assaulted by a group of skinheads in the 9th district of central Paris. Continue reading 18 yr old anti nazi Clement killed by skins
See film preview. An Anarchist Life, Italy (English subs).
The amazing story of The Anarchist Blacksmith
It is a model story, an extraordinary adventure, a tale of revolutionary practice and tension, among anarchy and irony, simplicity, curiosity and vitality all throughout Europe, its wars and the social struggles of the 1900s. It is a story on how to live all in one breath, responsibly, diving into contradictions, “getting one’s hands dirty”, and still keeping one’s balance between theory and practice….
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Worker, fighter, militant, prisoner, conspirator, soldier, confined, bomber, escaped … this and much more is Umberto Tommasini, blacksmith anarchist, travelling through the twentieth century driven by human energy and a contagious vitality. He is living in empathy with the world around him but at the same time he questions it totally. An approach is nowadays very rare.
Continue reading The amazing story of The Anarchist Blacksmith
The CNT union has filed Tuesday in Argentina a complaint against the crimes of Francoism, in a process that is handled in this country against the genocide committed by the regime between 1936 and 1977. Thus, the central anarcosindicalista adds to actions before the courts of Buenos Aires by relatives of victims, associations recovery of historical memory and others.
CNT lawsuit against genocide Franco Argentina
As the CNT pointed out, “the international law on human rights defined as crimes against humanity, and therefore inalienable, a number of crimes, murder, torture, forced disappearance or slavery, among others-that Francoism fulfilled completely “. In this sense, it argues that “the so-called ‘Amnesty Law of 1977, passed with the votes for the PSOE, PCE and PNV parties, was actually ‘final ending’ law which guaranteed impunity for the instigators and executors of serious violations of human rights “. Continue reading CNT anarchists join lawsuit against Fascist genocide
by TheAnonPress Most importantly, you’re being urged to realize we’re all brothers and sisters, one species, connected by the basic instincts we have to socialize and protect one another. 2012 is not the year we wake up as a group, or a country, or even a planet, 2012 is the year we wake up as a species. However this can only be done if you want it to be, you hold the power in your hands.
Greetings citizens of the world, you’ve most likely heard of the recent exposure of the global security network called TrapWire. You may have also heard of the recent developments concerning the NDAA (or National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012). As time goes on it gets more evident that our situation is getting worse…. Continue reading Anonymous – We Stand United
Ex-armed forces chief Lopez Fuentes arrested
Relatives of victims of Guatemala’s civil war try to identify exhumed remains
Guatemalan authorities have arrested a former armed forces chief accused of joining in massacres during the nation’s civil war nearly 30 years ago.Retired general Hector Mario Lopez Fuentes, 81, was detained in the capital, Guatemala City, on Friday.Human rights groups have accused him of participating in genocide and crimes against humanity during the military government of Efrain Rios Montt.It is not clear how Mr Lopez Fuentes is likely to plead to the charges.Guatemala’s office of public prosecutions said he was accused of being the intellectual author behind the killings of more than 300 indigenous Maya civilians from the Ixil region in 1982 and 1983.It is the latest high-profile arrest linked to alleged crimes committed during the country’s 36-year civil war.
More than 200,000 people were killed or disappeared during the conflict, the vast majority at the hands of the security forces.