On 7th June a German court sentenced a Barcelona anarchist to seven and a half years prison for robbing a bank in Aachen, Germany. The other woman indicted was acquitted of all charges . The demo against the sentence begins at 8pm in Plaza Lesseps. Throughout the solidarity campaign, the support groups have made it clear that they do not care if the anarchists were to blame as they consider the expropriation action against the criminal banks to be legitimate.
rescue people not banks
info via insurrection news and Solidaritat Rebel The Aachener Bank was hit for the first time in July 2012. Around noon, a gang ran into the bank and demanded money at gunpoint. Then they shut the bank employees in one room. One woman was wearing a blond wig, sunglasses. They spoke good German.
The Dutch press reports highlighted that the German police had been harassing and seeking to arrest the Dutch woman who was later arrested and dubbed by them and the predatory media as the ‘leader’ for years and she had previously been held for 5 months and released as there was no evidence.
There has been a worldwide wave of solidarity actions for those accused of the Aachen bank robberies, with reports from as far away as Greece, Russia, Brazil, Australia or Chile……….
The Dutch anarchists who demonstrated and continue to campaign for the release of the 3 described the charges as fabricated. The leaflets and declarations emphasize support for the arrested comrades whether ‘guilty’ or ‘innocent’ and some justified bank expropriations in the context of trillion euro bank fraud, capitalist extortion and planetary destruction. Continue reading 7 Years Jail for Robbing a Bank ..While Criminal Banksters walk Free
The Ukrainian government accuses of terrorism the Italian music group Banda Bassotti after a solidarity caravan to Donbass (ver en catalan mas abajo)
The executive of Kiev demanded collaboration from various EU governments to arrest and extradite fifty activists who have recently participated in a solidarity caravan to Donesk and Lugansk regions, organized by the famous Roman rock group.
Members of the Banda Bassotti and other activists of the Caravan Antifascist some families of Donbass who distributed the solidarity aid .
by VICTOR SERRI translated from La Directa
Bringing toys to children, doing concerts, showing internationalist solidarity. These are, in the opinion of the Ukrainian government, the crimes of the Antifascist Donbass Caravan organized by the famous Italian musical group Banda Bassotti. Continue reading Ukraine accuses 50 of Banda Bassotti Solidarity Caravan of Terrorism
an earlier antifascist demo
ALERTA ANTIFASCISTA! FROM THE TERRITORY UNDER DOMAIN OF BRAZILIAN GOVERNMENT! AN URGENT CALL FOR SOLIDARITY!
On May 2, at eight o’clock, local antifa and members of the Palestinian refugee community from São Paulo, called a protest against an anti-migrant demonstration organized by fascists. We arrived on Paulista Avenue, the main thoroughfare in Sao Paulo with a small group of 15-20 people to shut the demonstration down.
We fought with the fascists and the Military Police intervened on the fascist side. Eventually all the antifa were arrested. Everyone was released from the police department, except four migrant comrades.One of the Palestinians being arrested Continue reading Sao Paolo Antifas Disrupt Fascist Anti-Migrant March – 4 still arrested, Solidarity Needed
In their web page we can find an article on the peculiar situation of Makhmur, as well as a brief explanation of the project that they want to realize there:
“Once in Makhmur we will work hand in hand with organized civil society. We will provide support work in the refugee camp and carry out institutional work. We can see how the forms of popular organization work and experience democratic self-government in the first person.
In addition, daily we will monitor our activity via web and social networks. Also during the stay we will make interviews and a series of recordings and photo reports that will allow us to make a documentary on our return. Continue reading Presentation of a solidarity brigade with Kurdistan in Madrid