Wednesday 22nd February 2017
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Protest
Here you can find reports, pictures and videos from all major demonstrations as well as protests and acts of resistance from several countries. Report, photograph, film and we will translate it and publish it.

Nazi salutes, anti-immigrant chants disrupt Brussels memorial

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Nazi salutes, anti-immigrant chants disrupt Brussels memorial

Though organizers postponed a Sunday march in the Belgian capital out of security fears, those who gathered at Brussels’ Place de la Bourse were confronted by protesters raising their arms in Nazi salutes and shouting anti-immigrant slogans. [...]

April 2, 2016 Author: dokumentationsarchiv

Report and impressions from the far right rally “We are Berlin – We are Germany – Merkel has to go” and the March 12 counter-demo in Berlin. What happened, what is going on and what will remain…

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Report and impressions from the far right rally “We are Berlin – We are Germany – Merkel has to go” and the March 12 counter-demo in Berlin. What happened, what is going on and what will remain…

Why is there currently in Berlin, despite its thoroughly broad solidarity wave to refugees, so little protesters to deal with the Right-wingers on the streets? [...]

March 31, 2016 Author: anonym

#NoExpo: what the 5 Greek students are facing legally

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#NoExpo: what the 5 Greek students are facing legally

With the help of Eugenio Losco, lawyer of the four Italians, we try to explain the charges and the situation that the nine arrested are facing, five of them in Greece -currently released with restrictions- and against whom a European arrest warrant is pending for the events at the "NoExpo" demo of May 1. Particularly with regard to the [...]

December 1, 2015

Spain: Enric Duran on social movements and the institutional path

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Spain: Enric Duran on social movements and the institutional path

What we saw in Greece is that no government of an EU state can confront the troika and neoliberal capitalism without having the people of the streets on its side. What makes me write these lines is that this social demobilization has started to take place in Catalonia and Spain. [...]

September 26, 2015 Author: Enric Durán

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: The Supreme Court overturns the acquittal of the 8 accused of blocking the Parliament and sentences them to 3 years in prison

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Spain: The Supreme Court overturns the acquittal of the 8 accused of blocking the Parliament and sentences them to 3 years in prison

The Supreme Court has overturned the ruling of the High Court, which acquitted the accused of blocking the Parliament of Catalonia, and has sentenced eight of them to three years in prison for a crime against high state institutions. The magistrates do not contradict the proven facts in the first sentence, but consider that the [...]

March 17, 2015 Author: Pedro Águeda

16 detained in an operation against left-wing Basque nationalist lawyers

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16 detained in an operation against left-wing Basque nationalist lawyers

Sixteen people, including 12 lawyers and 4 ex-treasurers from the collective Herrira in support of ETA prisoners, have been detained in Guipúzcoa, Vizcaya, Navarra and Madrid, in an operation of the Civil Guard against the nationalist left and the so-called 'jail front' of ETA. [...]

January 12, 2015

Crackdown, Lies and Videogame*

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Crackdown, Lies and Videogame*

In 2013 the promo video for a videogame called “RIOT” was released on the Internet. "RIOT" is a simulation videogame containing clashes between protesters and the riot police in various locations around the world. The Hollywood-style trailer which was posted on the game’s website begins with the ostentatious phrase “In a world where all rights [...]

December 17, 2014 Author: Yannis Christodoulou

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

Barcelona: Solidarity with Nikos Romanos 05/12 (PHOTOS)

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Barcelona: Solidarity with Nikos Romanos 05/12 (PHOTOS)

On Friday December 5, the Antifascist Network for Greece (Red Antifascista por Grecia) called a gathering at the Plaza de la Revolución (Gracia), in Barcelona, in solidarity with the anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos who is on hunger strike since November 10. [...]

December 6, 2014 Author: x-pressed