The Kurdish people are a nation without a State, living in Iraq, Syria, Iran and Turkey. Resisting heavy repression in Turkey they formed the PKK, which was a strict top-down Stalinist type guerilla movement for many years.
THEN THEIR IMPRISONED LEADER, ABDULLAH ÖCALAN, READ BOOKS BY THE US ANARCHIST MURRAY BOOKCHIN AND CHANGED HIS VIEWS, AND THE PKK EAGERLY ADAPTED THEMSELVES.
Anarchagland, an autonomous-research project in Catalonia, has renamed female sex glands after 3 slaves, Anarcha, Betsey and Lucy, who were abused as guinea pigs by the maverick doctor J Marion Sims. anarchagland
This is the award winning ‘DeadCity’ (Ciutat Morta) with English subtitles, finally seen on TV in Catalonia by over half a million this week (with 5 minutes censored).
Ciutat Morta (Dead City)
It tells the story of a police vendetta, torture, and frame-up of 5 obviously and totally innocent people in vengeance for an ‘accident’ when a plant pot fell or was thrown on a policeman’s head, leaving him paraplegic, during a mass raid on a squatters party in Barcelona. How police, politicians, press and Courts at every level combined to blame bystanders who looked like anarcho punks and hound to her death a lesbian poet who wasn’t even there.
Patricia Heras poeta
The documentary is an eye-opener on how rampant fascism, racism and sexism still rule in never reformed police and judicial systems, but more than that it’s a moving immersion into suffering and struggle, using the poems of Patricia Heras, written before she was finally driven to suicide.
The ‘Expropriated Bank’ is one of 7 occupied social centers in ex banks in and around Barcelona. Though long overdue for eviction the State has hesitated, perhaps a bit nervous after failing to evict Can Vies last year due to huge solidarity.
Last week 11 people were arrested when 450 cops raided anarchist social centers and homes, mainly in Barcelona.Finally seven of them, five women and 2 men, were denied bail and dragged off to Madrid prisons, on orders of the High Court, notoriously controlled by the neo-fascist ruling PP party in the Spanish State.Continue reading Actions for 7 jailed for being Anarchists. Campaign Updates.→