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1.2 million on streets in French Strikes. First ‘Nuit Debout’ occupations evicted


Nuit Debout (‘WideAwake Night’): police evict the ’15 -M ‘in Paris. At 18:00 1st April reconvening

By Kaos. International .  google translationThe new law will allow companies to fire workers by reducing benefits without going into losses and sick leave depend only on collective agreements and cease to be guaranteed by law. Compensation for unfair dismissal will also be reduced: it will take a minimum of 12 months’ salary for 6 months and only if the worker had at least two years in the company.

The state of emergency, labor reform, opposition to the construction of a new airport in Nantes and the convergence of many more struggles have crystallized in a camp in the Place de la Republique in Paris. The Convergence of struggles group called not go home after the general strike on March 31 against the labor law and stay up all night (Nuit Debout). Although the original call was limited to Paris, they had called in at least 20 other cities. The protest only caught on in Paris, Lyon and Nantes. In Bordeaux and Caen demonstrators they were evicted by police. A theater has been busy in Toulouse.


Between 5 and 6 am, concentrations in Paris and Nantes have been evicted by police peacefully. More than 100 riot police have surrounded the audience and forced to go underground, pushing the shields to those who offered passive resistance. It has lived a moment of tension when a fall occurs in the descent to the subway but the incident has not gone higher. The police have forced the last protesters who chose not to disperse to enter trains  . After the eviction, protesters called to meet again today 1st April at 18.00 in the Plaza of the Republic for another night stands. Continue reading 1.2 million on streets in French Strikes. First ‘Nuit Debout’ occupations evicted

Who are those grinning Anti-systemites?


The papers call us ‘anti-systemites’

Who are we? What are we against? When do we appear?
When do we we vanish?

Now we understand, that veteran, with glasses and gray hair, who first glanced at the fire and then threw on cartons to stir it up: he was an anti-systemite!

And how about those adolescents who parked their bikes and helped break the windows of the museum Diocesiá (the fraudsters and abusers). They were anti system too.cop car Continue reading Who are those grinning Anti-systemites?

Alfon.. LIBERTAD. Freedom for General Strike comrade NOW!

On 14-N, day of the General Strike, our companion ALFON, was arrested in the neighborhood of Vallekas. After several days of confinement and interrogation in the dungeons of the Spanish State, he was sent to permanent prison, thanks to higher orders of the judiciary and the power of the government delegation, to this must be added the pressure of the mass media “communication “. Continue reading Alfon.. LIBERTAD. Freedom for General Strike comrade NOW!

14N general strike in Barcelona report

per AlborotoAdreça: https://alboroto.espivblogs.net 29 nov 2012
The 14th of November general strike in Barcelona started in the very first hours of the night, with pickets 14n Barnaclosing bars and spaces still open at night in several city’s neighborhoods, such as Gràcia, where more than 300 people managed to shut down bars, while a supermarket and banks were attacked by hoodies.

Earlier, trade unions pickets had blocked the accesses to industrial parks of the metropolitan area, where no activity was reported at all. No one was arrested during the night. As the sun was rising, fire barricades were erected in all city’s points, with police making the first arrest of the day in the Eixample neighborhood. Continue reading 14N general strike in Barcelona report

General Strike 14-N, Spain: 155 arrests, 77 injured, woman loses an eye.

A woman loses sight in one eye after brutal police charges in Barcelona
A 42 year old woman lost part of her left eye because, supposedly, of the impact of a rubber bullet shot by the Catalan police during yesterday’s demonstration in Barcelona during the general strike.
This has assured the people that attended when injured on the corner of the Plaza de Catalunya and Paseo de Gracia.
This was confirmed by sources of the Hospital de Sant Pau, where the woman was admitted at 21.18 hours on day 14.

The general strike of 14-N resulted in the arrest of 155 people in various incidents throughout the day, in which there were also 77 wounded, as reported by the Ministry of Interior. Of these, 43 were members of the Security Forces of the State, according to sources.

Only in Madrid throughout the day there were 60 arrests , of which 21 were in the night riots around the Plaza de Neptuno, in the protest called by the Coordinator 25S, police said. Continue reading General Strike 14-N, Spain: 155 arrests, 77 injured, woman loses an eye.

Videos From 14 Nov General Strike in Europe

Wednesday, November 14, 2012     updates   Barcelona: Cop cars burnt, Nazi shop trashed, etc, as Half million march      Battlefield Lisbon    14N European strike: Bologna

Videos From Today’s General Strike in Europe

Barcelona: Cop cars burnt, Nazi shop trashed, etc, as Half million march

A few of the Actions in the hugely successful General Strike, (Barcelona)  (from El Mundo.. rightwing paper)

At 1200, dozens of hooded people, perfectly organized, the nazi shop Bookseller Europe´’. Traditional goal for years dozens of marches antifascists and always protected by a police cordon, the premises has been assaulted the 29-S and all material for wose distribution has been condemned its owner, Pedro Varela, to two years and nine months in prison ,has been scattered down Seneca Street. Continue reading Barcelona: Cop cars burnt, Nazi shop trashed, etc, as Half million march