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The vile bomb attack in Manchester on May 22 has left a noxious smell of racism and fascism in the British political atmosphere in the election run-up.
Prime Minister Theresa May was very quick to ramp up the terror alert status to “critical” and send the army onto the streets in a bid to show just how strong and stable she is.
The gesture has a hint of coup d’état about it. Even pro-establishment Guardian journo Jonathan Freedland had to admit that troops being deployed in the middle of a general election campaign was “new and unsettling terrain for British democracy”. Continue reading THE ACORN – 34.. Manchester.. Fascism.. CIA.. Assange.. Mining
Next day we read of a massive cholera epidemic but no one makes the connection. The coming Yemeni genocide is an object lesson, with the proof open to any blogger in the internet, of the capitalist insanity whereby just one day of arms spending could save the infinite suffering of poverty and lack of health services on the planet.
One big ubiquitous lie is that President Hadi is legitimate president of Yemen. He lives in Saudi Arabia, he was appointed by Saudi and the US with no other candidate as a 2 year interim president. .. then he REFUSED TO STEP DOWN or implement any of the agreed power sharing reforms, and continues rejecting the latest UN peace plan solely to retain illegitimate personal power. Continue reading Depraved USA and UK green light Genocide of Millions for Profit in Yemen
Members of the Banda Bassotti and other activists of the Caravan Antifascist some families of Donbass who distributed the solidarity aid .
by VICTOR SERRI translated from La Directa
Bringing toys to children, doing concerts, showing internationalist solidarity. These are, in the opinion of the Ukrainian government, the crimes of the Antifascist Donbass Caravan organized by the famous Italian musical group Banda Bassotti. Continue reading Ukraine accuses 50 of Banda Bassotti Solidarity Caravan of Terrorism
Heavily armed officers from the General Investigations and Special Operations Division of Italy (Digos) broke down the front door and invaded the Asilo Occupato (occupied asylum) building in Turin on Wednesday, arresting six activists.
Occupants of the anarchist-run space, located on Via Allesandria, in the neighbourhood of Aurora, resisted for several hours on the roof of the property before the raid. Carabinieri (Italian militarised police) also participated in the repressive operation.
Among the detainees are four Italians (Fabiola De Costanzo,Antonio Pittalis, Antonio Rizzo, and Giada Volpacchio), a Frenchwoman (Camille Casteran) and a Spaniard (Francisco Javier Esteban Tosina), who were detained as a “precautionary measure.”
By It’s Going Down On the night of Wednesday May 3, Lesvy Berlín Rivera Osorio was strangled to death with a telephone cord on the campus of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City.
Her body was discovered hanging from the cord of a telephone booth near the Engineering Department by campus security at around 7 a.m…
1000’s of women protest at Mexico’s largest university @UNAM_MX after woman is found strangled to death & gov blames her for her own murder
The Twitter account of Mexico City’s Public Prosecutor’s Office (PGJDF) – the authorities that will be investigating her murder – did not tweet out any solid evidence or possible motives for the murder.
However, they did put out tweets suggesting her lifestyle was the cause of her own death, implying that her romantic relationships, alleged drinking, and her decision to live with her boyfriend, all made her a person with questionable morals. .. SEE PGJ BELOW Continue reading Mexico: Mass Solidarity after another Femicide on Campus
an earlier antifascist demo
ALERTA ANTIFASCISTA! FROM THE TERRITORY UNDER DOMAIN OF BRAZILIAN GOVERNMENT! AN URGENT CALL FOR SOLIDARITY!
On May 2, at eight o’clock, local antifa and members of the Palestinian refugee community from São Paulo, called a protest against an anti-migrant demonstration organized by fascists. We arrived on Paulista Avenue, the main thoroughfare in Sao Paulo with a small group of 15-20 people to shut the demonstration down.
We fought with the fascists and the Military Police intervened on the fascist side. Eventually all the antifa were arrested. Everyone was released from the police department, except four migrant comrades.One of the Palestinians being arrested Continue reading Sao Paolo Antifas Disrupt Fascist Anti-Migrant March – 4 still arrested, Solidarity Needed