Extinction Rebellion protests: Climate change activists denied bail after DLR protest as police make 428 arrests — © blogfactory

Three climate change activists have been denied bail after being charged in connection with a protest blocking a Docklands Light Railway train at Canary Wharf station yesterday. Cathy Eastburn, 51, of Gerards Close, Lambeth, Mark Ovland, 35, of Keinton Mandeville, Somerset and Luke Watson, 29, of Manuden, Essex pleaded not guilty with obstructing trains or […]

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YPG Kills 10 of Turkey’s Terrorist Invaders In Afrin City Center

NOTE: ‘TheFreeOnline’ blog which translated the post below is now banned in Turkey with Dozens more pro Rojava and anti Fascist sites

The People’s Protection Units (YPG) on Wednesday said they killed 10 and injured another 20 in an attack on the Turkish army and the rebel al-Hamza Division group on Sunday.“Within the scope of the resistance in Afrin, our units continue to target the occupying Turkish army elements and their allied terrorist groups,” the YPG said in a statement.“On Aug. 12, our forces targeted Turkish troops and Firqat al-Hamza (Hamza Division) terrorists with two separate bombing operations on the road leading to the Tirandah neighborhood in Afrin city center,” said it added.

Kino Gabriel, Christian spokesman of the SDF: The priority, now, is Efrîn ..   August 13, 2018  from kurdiscat.
The Syrian Democratic Forces spokesman (SDF) has denied that military units of his militia are moving to Idlib to collaborate with the Arab Syrian Army (SAA). “The liberation of Efrîn remains our priority. We are making plans and preparations for its release. ” Gabriel is part of the Syrian Military Council (MFS), Syrian Christian militia integrated into the SDF. Continue reading “YPG Kills 10 of Turkey’s Terrorist Invaders In Afrin City Center”

Anna Campbell’s friends Occupy Kurdistan Place for 4 days

A radical political space was briefly opened in central London on Sunday May 27. Kurdistan Place was occupied by friends of Anna Campbell  in solidarity with the Kurdish Freedom Movement. In a statement, the occupiers said: “We want this space to enable learning about Kurdish culture and Kurdish liberation’s emancipatory politics.

We also want this space to enable solidarity and anti-capitalist organising.” The first meeting there was held by the Anarchist Action Network and there  were workshops on Kurdish language and dance plus a talk on anti-fascism before it was announced  by @KurdistanPlace on Twitter that the occupation was ending on May 31.

KURDISTAN PLACE‏ @kurdistanplace May 31

#kurdistanplace is now physically shut. We are no longer occupying portsea mews. But we will live on! We will keep you updated on future actions here 🙂 thank you for supporting us and see you soon ✊🌿