Between 50,000 to 100,000 people took to the streets of Dublin on this Saturday 9th February, showing their opposition to the foisting of private bank debt onto their shoulders, the refusal to tax the wealthy and the EU imposed austerity agenda which has led to wage cuts, job losses, and cuts in public services.
Last Friday at 5:30am, CCTV at the Whitechapel Gallery recorded two men break the metal shutter next door at The Freedom Press in Angel Alley and pour a flammable liquid inside, before setting it alight and leaving in a waiting car. Although the attack was premeditated, it came out of the blue and at present there is no confirmation of who was responsible.
A firebomb attack occurred this Friday at 5.30am in the Freedom Press historic anarchist bookshop, located in East London. The same building is home to numerous other organizations: Anarchist Federation of London, Solidarity Federation, Advisory Service for Squatters, Corporate Watch, and London Coalition Against Poverty. Freedom Press was founded in 1886 by a group of […]
Workers and employees of Athens metro, urban train and the tram are facing wage cuts for the 4rth time in the last 2 years. Their salaries have been already reduced up to 45%. Now, the government wants to abolish their collective labor agreements that provide the minimum salaries for their particular sector and apply a payroll, common for all civil workers instead. The workers want to defend their collective labor agreements. After having tried every possible means of protest without any success, they are now on strike for more than 8 days.
In the early hours of January 17th (at approximately 3.20 AM) two men aged 28 and 24 stabbed a Pakistani male, aged 27 in Ano Petralona (Athens). The two tried to ride away on their motorbike, but thanks to the neighbors who shouted and kept track of their license plates, they were arrested soon thereafter. The two Greeks, a private employee and a fireman are still being questioned. Later on, authorities declared that Golden Dawn pre-election pamphlets were found at the 24-year-old’s home.
“Let penalties be regulated and proportional to the offences, let the death sentence be passed only on those convicted of murder, and let tortures that revolt humanity be abolished ” Protests against the public executions proliferated in the second half of the eighteenth century: among the philosophers and theoreticians of the law; among lawyers and […]
One of the biggest anarchist/anti-authoritarian demonstration took place today in Greece. Over 10,000 people, mainly collectivities from various occupations, marched in Athens, expressing their solidarity to the 92 people arrested on Wednesday after the re-eviction of Villa Amalias squat, who have been charged with false categories; public disorder and face covering. The demonstration started from Propylaea of Athens University and marched towards the courthouse of Evelpidon where they remain waiting for the decision of the attorney general. Later on, the authorities announced that the 92 arrested squatters are about to be released.
The police are putting into action a plan to evict about 40 buildings that have been occupied by various groups across the country. After the intervention in the squats of Villa Amalias and Skaramanga, the ministry of public order is planning to take more action in the following days.
Today at 9.20 am, and following the reoccupation of Villa Amalias by dozens of comrades, the building was invaded by riot police and anti-terrorist police units without the presence of an attorney, to remove the comrades and evacuate the building. The 101 comrades, despite the difficult position in which they have been placed by the state…
A ceremony in memory of the 23-year-old student who was gang-raped and beaten with an iron bar, was held today in the center of the capital. BBC reports that “the victim died on Saturday morning in a Singapore hospital where she was being treated for severe injuries. She was cremated in Delhi on Sunday.”