Thursday 12th December 2019
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Antifascism
On the rise and activity of the extreme right, on antifa activism, police and state violence, incidents against antifa activists. Write your story or report and we will translate it and publish it.

Large protest against a Nazi squat in Madrid

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Large protest against a Nazi squat in Madrid

Around 500 people took to the streets of the Tetúan neighbourhood to demand the eviction of the “Hogar Social Madrid” (Social Home Madrid), occupied recently by extreme rightists to help exclusively Spanish families who are in need. [...]

August 30, 2014 Author: Jairo Vargas

The people´s Olympiad of Barcelona (1936)

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The people´s Olympiad of Barcelona (1936)

We are so used to seeing big sport events in this way that nothing different would come to mind. Nevertheless, precisely in Barcelona an event was gestated with the goal of being the antithesis of this high-profile show: the People´s Olympiad of 1936. [...]

July 7, 2014 Author: Valeria Giacomoni

UK: The criminalisation of anti-fascist protest

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UK: The criminalisation of anti-fascist protest

Police decided the anti-fascist protest was a "threat to public safety" and imposed a dispersal order under section 12 of the Public Order Act 1986; 59 people were arrested. [...]

April 13, 2014 Author: The Guardian

Fascism Inc.

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Fascism Inc.

The documentary is looking into the role played by entrepreneurs and politicians in the rise of fascism since the days of Hitler and Mussolini to the years of the EU and the bailouts. [...]

April 10, 2014 Author: x-pressed

European Antifascist Meeting: Athens – 11, 12 & 13 April 2014

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European Antifascist Meeting: Athens – 11, 12 & 13 April 2014

European Anti-fascist Meeting in Athens 11, 12 & 13 April 2014: FOR A EUROPE FREE OF FASCISM, RACISM AND SEXISM [...]

March 15, 2014 Author: antifa-month.blogspot.gr

Spain: The National Court sentenced the rapper Paul Hásel to two years imprisonment for “glorifying terrorism”

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Spain: The National Court sentenced the rapper Paul Hásel to two years imprisonment for “glorifying terrorism”

A board presided by Alfonso Guevara considered proven that the lyrics of the musician represent a “justification for the crime of terrorism” During the trial, Hásel argued that what he had done was “making use of his right to freedom of expression and creativity as an artist” [...]

March 10, 2014 Author: Mónica Zas Marcos

Sweden: Kämpa Showan (Keep up the fight Showan)

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Sweden: Kämpa Showan (Keep up the fight Showan)

Late last night several people were attacked in central Malmö by members of the fascist Svenskarnas Parti (Swedes Party). They were on their way home after having taken part in celebrations for International Women’s Day. [...]

March 9, 2014 Author: Allt åt Alla

Spain: “They want to condemn me to 2 years in prison for writing songs”

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Spain: “They want to condemn me to 2 years in prison for writing songs”

Every day we have to endure all kinds of defenders of fascism and absolutely nothing happens; on the contrary, fascists are even defended by the police when they protest, they have TV channels, newspapers, public finance etc. [...]

February 14, 2014 Author: Pablo Hasel

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

Greece: Trial on police violence postponed

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Greece: Trial on police violence postponed

After two and a half years, 18 police officers stand trial for the brutal crackdown of the massive demonstrations of the 29th of June 2011 against the bail-out. [...]

January 20, 2014