From the stage of the Women in the World (WITW) conference, a summit organized by media powerhouse Tina Brown for the sixth year in a row, SUNITHA KRISHNAN, a feisty Indian anti-trafficking activist, ASKED THE AUDIENCE: “Why are we silent? Why do we sit and expect someone else to ring the bell?”… Continue reading Feminism doesn’t need more Inspiration—it needs more Anger
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
( español abajo) Not all Europe is rife with racism and neo -fascism. Over 2000 journeyed to an industrial suburb to demand the closure of the Immigration Detention Centre in Barcelona as pressure mounts for the Catalan Parliament to demand closure . As wars provoked to fuel Capitalism spread around the world , and millions of destitute refugees are barred from Fortress Europe or die trying to enter, the solidarity cry goes up–NO HUMAN BEING IS ILLEGAL..Close Down Europe’s 280 shameful Immigration Prisons! (CIE’s). dancers at the March against Immigrant Prisons
Historic mobilization to demand the closure of the CIE Barcelona By David Bou
2,000 people journeyed out to the gates of the center in the Zona Franca industrial suburb in a demo that demanded that the Catalan Parliament come out in favour of the closure of this prison for migrants. A massive and unprecedenteded response from the public last Saturday at Barcelona CIE Immigration Prison. Continue reading Historic Anti-racist demo for Closure of Immigration Prison
Buenos Aires – The # NiUnaMenos (“Not One Less”) campaign against femicides and gender violence started last month as a grassroots protest against the epidemic of violent crimes committed to women and the lack of action by state authorities on solving the crimes and prosecuting the perpetrators.
Igniting popular support for this movement against femicides was last months murder of Chiara Paez (14), a pregnant teenager, that was found dead and buried in her 16-year-old boyfriend, Manuel Mansilla’s backyard in the city of Rufino (Santa Fe).
Though Chiara’s murder triggered a sense of social urgency, organizers have been discussing possible moves for months. In March, they held a meeting at the Museo del Libro y de la Lengua. Continue reading STOP Femicide. Mass Demos In Argentina vs Male Violence
Image of a popular party. Zaharraz Harro Vitoria. https://lagenterula.wordpress.com/original en castellano abajo
Neighborhood movement in Vitoria / Gasteiz“We want to make the neighbors themselves decide and build the neighborhood”
READ OR FREE DOWNLOAD THE BOOK HERE.. leer o copiar el libro gratis aquÍ Las Vecindades vitorianas. Una experiencia histórica de comunidad popular preñada de futuro Continue reading Making Utopia: building the Commons in Iberia. part 2
By Kaos. Labor and economy / Jesus Rodriguez
Late News: Telefonica relents and calls a meeting to negotiate the three demands of the strikers. #OccupyMovistarstrikers leave, their mission accomplished: Telefonica has been forced to climb down after 51 days of the strike and agrees to meet with #ResistenciaMovistar.
A victory for the working men and women despite the long news blackout of the mainstream media and the treachery of the mainstream CCOO ‘communist’ and the ‘socialist’ UGT unions.“(VIDEO) The strikers occupied the headquarters of Telefonica and the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
One hundred people entered the lobby of the building occupying it indefinitely, with the support of Iaioflautes, the Yellow Assembly, the PAH, the IAC, CGT anarcho syndicalist union and CUP Barcelona. Continue reading Occupy Mobile Congress Strikers force Telefónica concession
Por Contrainfos.. (1) Aniversario, (2) Alerta en Yarmouk (3) Multan a feministas (4) Bomberos y pobreza energética (5) Autogestión en Kan Pasqual (6) Resumen de conflictos desde 2013 (7) Homenaje a minero inmolado (8) Feria de la Yunta https://youtu.be/lY5wg90Xchk
Benvinguts al contrainfos número….. 100!
1. Avui a la Plaça del Sol
Okupem les Ones fa 12 anys amb latele.cat. Les paelles en marxa a la plaça del Sol.
2. Camp Refugiats Yarmouk
I ara sí, la primera notícia d´aquest contrainfos la dediquen a la terrible situación que viu el barrí palestí de Yarmouk, assetjat per la guerra i en situación d´emergència humanitària. Veiem doncs un resum que ha preparar una companya.