Alfon is a young Madrid activist who was arrested the morning of the last General Strike and crudely framed up for his attitude. He was free on appeal but, with just days to go before the scandalous Gagging Laws come into effect, the High Court (neo fascist controlled) has had him arrested to serve 4 years.
#Somos Alfon] Tens of thousands demonstrate in the whole Spanish State to demand Freedom Alfon
By Kaos. Repression Shouting “! Alfon freedom,” “We are Alfon” or “All / as against repression” more than 15 thousand people marched through the center of Madrid to demand the release of Alfon, arrested on Wednesday, June 17 – despite the protection of a giant human-wall, to serve the sentence of four years in prison.
Called by many social groups, assemblies, militant unions, family and friends, the march brought together thousands of people. It was headed by Elena Ortega, mother of Alfon, carrying a huge banner “We are all Alfon ” with dozens of activists, cultural figures, family…. They have also joined other associations like “Mothers Against Repression” and Antidepressant Solidarity Coordination. Continue reading Mass demos for Alfon.. jailed by corrupt High Court as Gag Law looms
An organization of former Israeli soldiers dedicated to shedding light on the dark side of the country’s military is coming increasingly under fire.
Here are some of the reports:
|Either we let him die slowly, or we put him out of his misery. Eventually, we put him out of his misery, and a D9 (armored bulldozer) came over and dropped a mound of rubble on him and that was the end of itcontinue reading ›
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rank: Staff Sergeant
area: Northern Gaza strip
Continue reading Soldiers’ testimonies from Gaza: Breaking The Silence
This is what we used to call a Freudian slip.. when your subconscious pops out the wrong word and you admit your crimes by mistake.
Maria Dolores, also President of Castilla meant to say ‘lift up the country (sacar)’ and instead said ‘loot and destroy the country’ (saquear.. as in ‘they sacked Troy’.)
It’s the second time she’s done it, and very timely too, because the latest scandal is that Rodrigo Rato, ex IMF President and guru of The ruling PP, is on the list of 705 elite politicians, business leaders and royals accused of stealing countless billions for nearly 40 years, and legalizing their offshore fortunes in a contrived ”fiscal amnesty”.
Rato was actually arrested and spent up to 3 HOURS in symbolic luxury custody. Continue reading “We’ve Worked real hard to Loot the Country” PP general secretary
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
Designated by Franklin D Roosevelt as “Columbus Day” in 1937, the 12th of October is the date that Christopher Columbus first “discovered” the Americas.
The anniversary was re-named “Day of Indigenous Resistance” by Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez in 2002 to commemorate the beginning of the indigenous struggle against European invasion and colonisation.
On 12 October, the Spanish state celebrates its festival with a great military parade as the central event. This is a date full of
controversy. Today it is called the Day of the National Festival, but for a large part of Franco’s time, it was also called ‘Hispanitat’ Day
and originally the Festival of the Race. And it was and is not only observed in Spain, but also in a few American countries under very
different names, in commemoration of the beginning of the Spanish colonisation of America.
In Argentina for example, it is called the Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity, and in Chile the Day of the Meeting of the Two Worlds,
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!