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9 Comrades Jailed for Trial for blocking Hambacher Forest destruction

Hambacher Forest, Germany: Barricade-eviction, and the ‘Hambi 9’In German and French HERE,

, 9 activists are in pre-trial detention, after being arrested during a barricade-eviction in the occupied Hambach Forest, Germany.
The activists are accused of ‘obstructing the work of police officers’, during the barricade eviction on Monday the 22. of January.

Arriving early in the morning, the cops were met with activists occupying blockading-infrastructure, including 2 tripods, 3 monopods, a skypod, and a 3 meter deep tunnel.

The cutting of the Hambacher Forest was officially stopped early this season, on a court-decision, postponing cutting until October 1st 2018, however the risk of eviction of the occupation is as great as ever.

The ‘Hambi 9’ would love to get mail! Exact information, including addresses and languages, can be found on the blog of ABC Rhineland.

ADM .. Amazing Free Occupied Harbour ..Threatened AGAIN

WELCOME TO ADM!

The ADM is the biggest cultural freehaven in the Netherlands. Our community consists of around 125 people from all ages, nationalities and walks of life.We transformed a disused, derelict shipyard from the Amsterdam Drydock Company into a thriving Living Experiment, sharing our space, visions and creations. We produce our own projects such as Green ADM, festivals, concerts, workshops and arts.

Like many other historic squat’ communities, ADM is a fertile, vibrant space for local and international cultural climates, as well as playing a leading role in the Creative Industry. Continue reading ADM .. Amazing Free Occupied Harbour ..Threatened AGAIN

9 Anarchist Zines from December 2017, free download

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By:   thecollective       The following zines were published over the past month or so within the broad anarchist space. As always, we encourage folks to read, discuss, and engage with the ideas within. Organizing study groups, talk about them with your friends, leave copies in random places, or write scathing critiques of the ideas contained within and circulate them widely. Anarchist ideas are sharper when accompanied by a robust dialog and debate.

If you have suggestions for titles to include next month, let us know.

Below & Beyond Trump: Power and Counter-Power in 2017

This is a “strategy and analysis document” published by the Black Rose Anarchist Federation. It provides an analysis of the political context for social anarchists in 2017 and the prospects for “pro-organizational revolutionary anarchists” to intervene in the current period. The documents focuses on (briefly) understanding ruling class power, social movements, and offers suggestions for a path forward. In response to their understanding of the contemporary period, they call for building social movements from below, offensive campaigns, and developing explicitly socialist practices and programs. It reads a lot like a political party platform with a lot of vague statements, sloganeering, and solutions.

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Plain Words #4

This is the fourth issue of a counter-information project based in Bloomington, Indiana called Plain Words. This issue features a few reports on actions in Bloomington (anti-logging and grand jury solidarity) alongside a number of longer essays. The stand-outs include “Mirror, Kaleidoscope, Dagger: What is Anarchism?” and an essay remembering the life of Haymarket martyr Louis Lingg. Continue reading 9 Anarchist Zines from December 2017, free download

Homeless sanctuary Evicted to make way for Luxury Homes

   Bailiffs and police evicted ‘Occupy Bournemouth’ squatters’ camp. People living there set off flares and threw paint before their tents are removed
  • Around 30 people have been living at Occupy Bournemouth’s ‘Homeless Sanctuary’ since start of December
  • Group moved in and barricaded themselves on private land of speculators intended to become new luxury accommodation blocks
  • But Bournemouth Council ordered an eviction notice for squatting and now bailiffs are clearing the camp
  • Protesters threw coloured dye and paint at eviction officers while there were heated scenes with police

Clashes have broken out as bailiffs and police tried evicted a homeless squatters’ camp in Bournemouth.   

Protesters set off flares and launched paint and dye at eviction thugs as authorities cut their way onto the disused site.

As many as 30 people have been living on the closed off piece of land in the seaside town since before Christmas.

They are understood to be a mixture of homeless people and campaigners from the group Occupy Bournemouth, who were evicted after taking over the town hall in 2012.

This camp consisted of around 20 tents, had its own kitchen, a constant campfire and a medical tent. In the days leading up until Christmas, it even had a seven-foot tall tree complete with lights and decorations.  Continue reading Homeless sanctuary Evicted to make way for Luxury Homes

Germany in Winter “our Ideas are still Alive, our Resistance not Broken.”

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Germany in Winter

Communiqué by the Autonome Antifa Freiburg from 10.11.2017 about the censoring of Indymedia linksunten by the Federal Ministry of the Interior

On 25 August 2017 Federal Minister of the Interior Thomas de Maizière, a member of the CDU, announced the ban of the open-posting platform Indymedia linksunten. Early in the morning, at 5:30, some 250 police raided four private houses and the Autonomous Center KTS in Freiburg. The raids were against five named persons.

Three of these people were handed the ban order from the Federal Ministry of the Interior by the police of the LKA Baden-Württemberg (State Criminal Police Office) who conducted the raid. The Federal Ministry had instructed the State Ministry of the Interior of Baden-Württemberg to enforce the ban. It in turn instructed the Government presidium Freiburg to do so. The Government presidium Freiburg then asked the LKA Baden-Württemberg for official assistance.

On 1 September the LKA confiscated additional IT infrastructure in Freiburg, giving the reason that the computers confiscated in the first raid were described as “strongly encrypted”. In the week following the raids the people concerned were followed round the clock by observation teams. Additionally the confiscation of post and email was ordered.

A week after the raids, the car of one of the concerned people was broken open and the interior panelling of the driver’s door was opened. Inside the KTS, safes were pulled out of walls during the raids and nearly all locks were broken. The autonomous center was devastated. The damage, including the confiscation of money and of technical equipment, amounts to around 80.000 Euro. Continue reading Germany in Winter “our Ideas are still Alive, our Resistance not Broken.”

Puerto Rico Mutual Aid Centers in Action.. Centros de Apoyo Mutuo

listen first of all, work with the needs of people, act with firmness and sacrifice, and of course, not ask for forgiveness or permission”

In the Post-Maria situation we are promoting the creation of Mutual Support Centers throughout the island to address the serious situation of our people.Help us build another Puerto Rico,FIND AND HELP.. click  HERE ON FACEBOOK… MUTUAL AID CENTERS.. Centros de Apoyo Mutuo

We are currently supporting community and grassroots organizations, including Taller Salud, El Hormiguero, Comedores Sociales de Puerto Rico, the Boricuá collective, and the agroecological movement, which are working in the communities, from Santurce to Loíza.

Our center of operations is in Cucina 135 in Hato Rey, with the telephone line 787-767-9862, where we agree daily to join collective, organizational and community efforts of all the organizations mentioned. We are betting on the capacity and potential of communities to identify their own needs, organize their own reconstruction and build long-term collective resilience. We urgently need supplies to provide the communities most devastated by the hurricane and which, as a matter of fact, have been forgotten and abandoned by the authorities.

Puerto Rico. Without forgiveness and without permission


By Giovanni Roberto

..In Puerto Rico there is .. an emerging movement of radical self-management that threatens to gain strength after the passage of Hurricane Maria. Continue reading Puerto Rico Mutual Aid Centers in Action.. Centros de Apoyo Mutuo

Autonomous Students Residences (REA).. Ongoing Eviction in Barcelona

LATEST NEWS  Mon 3rd Dec
The center has been RESQUATTED   

Jóvenes de Barcelona derrumban los muros y ocupan el edificio para poner en marcha el proyecto REA (Residencia de Estudiantes Autogestionada). Este bloque era habitado por muchos estudiantes que no pueden costear un alquiler. #REA

 Barcelona City Council has evicted the Autonomous Student Residences in the Raval barrio. ( Residencia de Estudiantes Autogestionada del Raval).

Comunicado de denunciando laque se han sufruido hoy las personas que se manifestaban en contra del desalojo de . GAS PIMIENTA y cargas policiales de los antidisturbios de Guardia Urbana de Barcelona:      40 retweets 13 likesUn grup de persones s’han apropat a l’edifici per donar suport a la trentena de persones que resistien dins / Victor Serri

At eight on Friday morning, agents of the Guardia Urbana city police began the operation to remove the 30 occupants who resisted inside the building. The council justifies the decision with the technical reports that warn about the architectural deficiencies of the block. Continue reading Autonomous Students Residences (REA).. Ongoing Eviction in Barcelona

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