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street children in Melilla: stop the repression!

en castellano abajo/ Spanish below

 these are the banners in memory of Oussama who died here when he fell from the cliff trying to 'jump a boat' to Europe, the  'Prodein' kids rights group were fined 1500 euros for the action. 
these are the banners in memory of a child,  Oussama, who died here when he fell from the cliff trying to ‘jump a boat’ to Europe, the ‘Prodein’ kids rights group were fined 1500 euros for this action to honour him.

Melilla and Ceuta are  Spanish enclaves in Morrocco, remnants of colonialism, like Gibraltar in Spain. As well as the 1000’s of adults impaled or trapped on the 5 metre fences some children manage to slip through into Europe’s shameful fortress. The group Prodein is trying to help them.

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PRODEIN statement against repression in Melilla

About 60 children live in the streets of Melilla hoping to catch the boat to take them to Europe, where they believe that a better future awaits them. Unaccompanied Alien Minors (MENA) are subjected every day to different types of violence that violate their rights and undermine their dignity and destroy their ‘childhood’. Continue reading street children in Melilla: stop the repression!

Free the Women’s Day Five! – Chinese Feminists and Workers unite

Free the Women’s Day Five! – Statements from Chinese workers & students

 Translation of a statement by the partner of “Da Tu” (Giant Rabbit), one of the feminists detained on March 7, focusing on mutual aid between feminists and workers, with solidarity photos workers have posted online. Followed by translation of a petition by students at Da Tu’s alma mater, Sun Yat-sen University (one of many petitions circulating in China, despite censorship).  domestic violence awareness demo

Feminists in Danger, Workers in Support

By Wei Lizhi

Translation of 《女权陷牢狱 工人来声援——工人声援3月7日被带走的女权行动者》from iLabour.org (March 10, 2015)

“When you’re in a battle against an enemy so much bigger, so much stronger than you, to find out you had a friend you never knew existed, that’s the best feeling in the world.”

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Actions for 7 jailed for being Anarchists. Campaign Updates.

pandoraLast week 11 people were arrested when 450 cops raided anarchist social centers and homes, mainly in Barcelona.francosteinFinally seven of them, five women and 2 men, were denied bail and dragged off to Madrid prisons, on orders of the High Court, notoriously controlled by the neo-fascist ruling PP party in the Spanish State. Continue reading Actions for 7 jailed for being Anarchists. Campaign Updates.

20D..Spain: 33 Mass Demos vs. Gag law and Arrest of Anarchists

Saturday 20th December sees at least 33 major demonstrations against the much hated ‘Gagging  Law’.FINAL

The law has already been pushed through  as the corrupt far right PP still have a majority, and is due to come into effect, giving the police ridiculous powers, plus fines of up to half a million for protesting, plus internet censorship, etc, Continue reading 20D..Spain: 33 Mass Demos vs. Gag law and Arrest of Anarchists

15th May. Support the 1st worldwide fast-food strike

This is a great new beginning. International strikes are a great way to stop outsourcing industry to places with even worse slave labour conditions. With world strikes we can stop the crazy concentration of wealth, and stop the abuse of nationalism to manipulate us against each otherfast-food-workers-strike

Customers are urged to show solidarity by joining picket lines, boycotting fast food outlets and telling them why, distributing publicity, etc. Fast food workers have always been viciously mistreated.

MAY 15th  Fastfood Strike Goes Global!!!!

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Greece: A’s resist crackdown.. Tasos gets 25 yrs.. Future Suspended trailer.

Thousands march in Athens against the recent raids of Anarchists’ houses by the policeBfzl8lEIEAAjP7e

Thousands of people march -under rain-  in the centre of Athens against the state of emergency that Greek Police and the minister of Police Nicos Dendias are trying to implement against the Anarchists. A few weeks ago Christodoulos Xiros the member of the communist armed struggle group ’17November’ escaped from Korydalos prison. Since then the police started a witch hunt against Anarchists supposedly looking for Xiros. At least 26 houses of Anarchists have been raided so far, with the police and the attorenys general destroying the homes they attack. Continue reading Greece: A’s resist crackdown.. Tasos gets 25 yrs.. Future Suspended trailer.

Noisy New Year’s Eve outside the prisons !

Everywhere,from the centers of deportation to penal institutions !

en español abajo

The pot banging noise demos outside prisons are a regular New Year’s Eve tradition in many parts of the world draw attention to the State’s hostages , a way of expressing solidarity with our prisoners .prisoners Continue reading Noisy New Year’s Eve outside the prisons !