Tuesday 16th July 2019
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Spain: “Going to jail is something that can happen to anyone”

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Spain: “Going to jail is something that can happen to anyone”

On June 15, 2011, in Barcelona the Occupy movement (15M) called for an action to "Surround the Catalan Parliament". Interview with Ciro Morales, one of those convicted for surrounding the Parliament in June 2011. [...]

May 7, 2015 Author: Hibai Arbide Aza

Spain: Police raided six occupied social centres and arrested 26 people

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Spain: Police raided six occupied social centres and arrested 26 people

The Police conducted multiple raids today in 17 locations -six social centres included- in Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Palencia and Granada. The Interior Ministry reported that the police has arrested 26 people. 12 of them are accused of "sabotage and placing explosive and incendiary devices", and, based on this, they are being charged with "membership in an [...]

March 30, 2015

Spain: what is now illegal with Ley Mordaza (Gag Law)

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Spain: what is now illegal with Ley Mordaza (Gag Law)

The Civil Protection Act, which came to be known as Gag Law (Ley Mordaza), was approved by the Congress last Thursday 11/12/2014 -only with the votes of the Popular Party. It is due to come into effect and it gives ridiculous powers to the police, plus fines of up to half a million for protesting, [...]

December 20, 2014

Spain: Operation Pandora

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Spain: Operation Pandora

700 Catalan police agents carried out an operation against the libertarian movement, called "Operation Pandora". Following the orders of the Spanish National Court the police raided Kasa de la Muntanya, a historical squat in Barcelona after 25 years of activity. [...]

December 16, 2014 Author: Directa

Spain: Social struggle against repression is not a crime, solidarity!!!

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Spain: Social struggle against repression is not a crime, solidarity!!!

SOCIAL STRUGGLE IS NOT A CRIME FACED WITH REPRESSION, INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY! FOR OUR COMRADES WHO ARE DETAINED, CHARGED AND IMPRISONED. [...]

June 19, 2014 Author: Stop Represión Granada

Notes from the Margins ‘No one is listening to us’: Britain’s Migrant Rebellion

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Notes from the Margins ‘No one is listening to us’: Britain’s Migrant Rebellion

This month, Britain’s immigrant ‘detention estate’ has been rocked by one of the largest protests to date, yet another consequence of the climate of hatred, fear and racism so deeply embedded in Britain’s squalid current ‘debate’ about immigration, argues Matt Carr in his latest column. [...]

May 20, 2014 Author: Matt Carr

European migration control in the hands of lobbies

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European migration control in the hands of lobbies

The European Commission invests millions of euros from public funds in private industry to shield Europe's external borders [...]

January 30, 2014 Authors: Daniela Ortiz, Xose Quiroga

Women are second class citizens!

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Women are second class citizens!

On Friday 20th of December, 2013, the right-wing ruling Popular Party (PP) in the Spanish State approved the anti-abortion draft bill which is described as the toughest and strictest anti-abortion law in post-Franco Spain; or as some like to call it, since the “return of democracy”. [...]

December 22, 2013 Author: Leil Zahra Mortada

Greece: The timeline of a revolution, 2008-2012

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Greece: The timeline of a revolution, 2008-2012

It all begins in 2008. The crisis has broken out in Europe but it seemed at the time as if it wasn’t concerning Greece… On December 6th 2008 at Exarchia a policeman raises his gun and kills in cold blood the 15 year old Alexandros Grigoropoulos. The news spread through the city and within a [...]

November 27, 2012 Author: Anna Papoutsi