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Greece: December 6, demos in memory of Grigoropoulos #6dgr (videos + photos)

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Greece: December 6, demos in memory of Grigoropoulos #6dgr (videos + photos)

In this 6th anniversary of the murder of Alexis Grigoropoulos by the police, his best friend, Nikos Romanos, is on his 27th day of hunger strike, with his health gravely deteriorated. He is fighting for his right to furloughs. He is entitled to these furloughs in order to be able to attend classes at the [...]

December 6, 2014 Author: x-pressed

Athens 2/12: Massive Solidarity Demo for Nikos Romanos (PHOTOS)

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Athens 2/12: Massive Solidarity Demo for Nikos Romanos (PHOTOS)

Tuesday December 2, 10,000 - 15,000 people marched in solidarity with anarchist hunger striker Nikos Romanos. [...]

December 2, 2014 Author: x-pressed

Interview with Lo*, an anarchist from Bosnia

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Interview with Lo*, an anarchist from Bosnia

And people outside Bosnia often talk about the “Bosnian revolution”, but there is an evolution there. Because of ethnic and national divisions, people never talked about class struggle – now they do. [...]

March 25, 2014 Author: Slobodari

Photos From Kiev: Latest Riots Turn Deadly (PHOTOS)

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Photos From Kiev: Latest Riots Turn Deadly (PHOTOS)

After weeks of calm, the Ukrainian capital city Kiev erupted in new violence outside the country's parliament building on Tuesday, leaving 14 dead, according to the latest Reuters report. [...]

February 19, 2014

Anger in Bosnia, but this time the people can read their leaders’ ethnic lies

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Anger in Bosnia, but this time the people can read their leaders’ ethnic lies

It all began in Tuzla, a city with a Muslim majority. The protests then spread to the capital, Sarajevo, and Zenica, but also Mostar, home to a large segment of the Croat population, and Banja Luka, capital of the Serb part of Bosnia. [...]

February 10, 2014 Author: Slavoj Žižek

Greece: Antifa protest attacked by the Police

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Greece: Antifa protest attacked by the Police

An antifa protest in Athens turned ugly after being attached by the riot police and ended up in clashes between protesters and the police. [...]

February 1, 2014 Author: x-pressed

A simple summary of the events in Ukraine for my international friends

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A simple summary of the events in Ukraine for my international friends

A simple summary of the events in the Ukraine [...]

January 29, 2014 Author: Nadiya Slobodenyuk

“The politicians had to obey the crowd”: interview on the protests in Kiev

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“The politicians had to obey the crowd”: interview on the protests in Kiev

This interview with a comrade from the Autonomous Workers' Union in Kiev was done on January 28, 2014. It sheds some light on the events around the Maidan: the array of reasons behind the protests, their focus on the hated president, the differences to the "orange revolution", the role of the right, the weakness of [...]

January 28, 2014

Ukraine: Days of Decisions, Days of Struggle

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Ukraine: Days of Decisions, Days of Struggle

The political face of the Kiev protests causes grave pessimism. But a revolution is a revolution and the left has no right to stay on the side. [...]

December 12, 2013 Author: Ilya Budraitskis

Spain: €600,000 fines for calling on Twitter to a protest before the Congress

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Spain: €600,000 fines for calling on Twitter to a protest before the Congress

"Insulting" or "coercing" the police during a protest may result in a 30,000€ fine. The new Public Safety Act will consider 16 new cases to punish financially. [...]

November 19, 2013 Author: Pedro Águeda