Although the conditions are not optimal and the cantonal government has warned that the situation is unstable, there are more than 40,000 people have returned to the city where there is are minimum services.
Just last week opened the first school and the first store and the first dentist. Many city services depend on the result of the current offensive by YPG, the FSA and YPJ front west. Continue reading #RebuildKobane : photos of victorious return
Sorry there are no English subtitles. The Contrainfos weekly program is made on a zero budget by just a few people
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.
After the docu was shown to a record audience on the 2nd channel people spontaneously took to the streets for a 1.00am demo through the city. Continue reading Ciutat Morta- Dead City- watch here + Review (English subs)
Catalan V Day transformed into an A for Anarchy
More than 1,700 people participated in the Via Libertaria action, which crossed the giant V-independence created by over a million pro-independence parties and movements to form instead, or as well, an A for Anarchy.
The action, which was made in the crossing between Bruc and Arago streets, amid cries of ‘You can’t fool me, the Catalan parties are Spain’ and advocating a change deeper than that posed by multitude of sovereignty forces.
Biggest A in History: (okay we cheated) #Via Llibertària
Continue reading Biggest ‘A for Anarchy’ made with 1.200.000 people
2nd day Barcelona riots for eviction/demolition of Can Vies
3rd day: Can Vies Uprising spreads like Wildfire # EfectoCanVies
For the 4th straight day Barcelona’s Sants barrio was the scene of burning barricades and police charges. The evening demo and pot banging was entirely peaceful but later on main streets were closed as incidents multiplied. Continue reading Can Vies Rebellion Day 4 #EfectoCanVies