Freedom of Speech? The Spanish regime has accused the comedian Facu Diaz for a video simulating the dissolution of the far right ruling Partido Popular, because all are in jail for corruption.
”The day after the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, Spanish satirist Facu Díaz is ordered to court under glorification of terrorism laws to answer questions on the “mocking tone” of a sketch.
Continue reading Spanish comic Facu Diaz accused after mocking PP corruption
11/10/2014 MANIFESTACIÓN POR KOBANE.. 5.00 Plaza Catalunya, Barcelona
update: see Roar article below
Latest reports say that IS attackers have been re-armed and have taken more than half of Kobanê the last stand of the progressive YPG Kurdish volunteers.
All of the surrounding countryside has been lost, with nearly 200,000 refugees in Turkey.
Kurdish reinforcements are still held back by the Turkish army in nearby Efrîn i Cizîrê.
Food water and ammunition are running out and the IS forces are massacring, burning, raping, looting and imposing Sharia law.
The Turkish army are sealing the border and giving direct physical and medical aid to the Islamist forces.
In the last few days over 30 people have also died in Turkey in protests against Turkish support of IS and blocking of Kurdish reinforcements.
Arîn Mîrkan and her children
The amazing resistance to barbaric macho IS by the progressive revolutionary volunteers in Kobanê is summed up in the fate of Arîn Mîrkan , among thousands of others.
Arîn Mîrkan was a commander of the Women’s Defense Units (YPJ), defending the Kurdish city Kobanê against the attacks of the Islamic State. Kobanê is on the 21st day of courageous resistance against IS. Arîn was surrounded by the jihadists, but instead of surrendering and falling into their dirty hands, she detonated herself and killed many IS-members with her. Continue reading Death of Freedom: IS and Turks unite against Kobanê revolution
NATO has been agressively ‘marching east’ since the USSR fell, making new bases and Nuclear missile sites. Financing protest in states supporting Russia. Now Russia has said ‘ENOUGH’ and the two biggest nuclear powers are playing a lunatic macho game of chicken, as thousands of Ukrainians are killed and wounded.
Continue reading NATO OUT!..RUSSIA OUT! Take the Toys from the Boys!
Don’t expect to see a bullfight when you trip to Barcelona, the last stadium is closed and the ”sport” banned. In fact for years it was mainly kept going by the tourist industry.
The popular bumper sticker in Madrid is the bull, representing, for the Catalans, cruel bullying disguised as ‘heroic’ sexist posturing.
Barcelona cars on the other hand feature the Catalan donkey, symbolizing just a nice but stubborn animal, and maybe the ability to laugh at themselves.
In San Sebastian of the Kings, (real name Donostia in Basque) the battle against bullfighting is in full swing. Last week there was a new demo against, which was attacked by pro-bullfight thugs, sending one girl to hospital. (see report below) Continue reading Bullfights used to impose Patriarchy and Nationalism