Women’s «Die-In» against the Restart of Ooi Nuke Plant

On June 7, 2012, about 70 women including 10 women from Fukushima did a «die-in» in front of the Prime Minister’s Official Residence to protest against the restart of Ooi Nuclear Power Plant. Before the die-in, 10 Fukushima women visited the Cabinet Office and met with officials to submit a letter of requests addressed to Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda. This video clip shows the words from the Fukushima women and part of the die-in.

One year after the riots of June 15, 28 & 29 2011 – Split normality

Τhe legacy of December, June and Syntagma square is still hard to assess. Future social struggles, however, are surely bound to approach it again, in order to understand and, finally, transcend it…

Christian fundamentalist mob attacks the Gay Parade in Thessaloniki

A scene from the 1st Gay Parade festival of Thessaloniki (Greece) last Saturday. The ultra-conservative Orthodox archbishop of the city had opposed the parade. The few dozens of people on the other side of the police cordon are his followers who gathered to make a counter-protest. The thugs fired eggs and shouted homophobic slogans against the paraders. No injuries were reported.

In recent days, Anthimos, the senior Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Thessaloniki (known for his outspoken speeches on social and political issues), had publicly criticized the festival, and many times delivered hate speeches against migrants, visible minorities, and homosexuals.

Spanish Miners On Strike Clash With Police

Spanish miners cut off a highway, use homemade rocket launchers in the northern province of Asturias on Tuesday as part of nationwide strike action by unions opposed to government cuts. (June 12)

Greek neonazi Golden Dawn MP attacks opponent on TV

Greek member the neo-Nazi party, Golden Dawn, Elias Kasidiaris, attacks two leftwing politicians during a broadcast debate. Kasidiaris throws a glass of water against Rena Dourou (member of the left-wing party, Syriza) then repeatedly strikes Liana Kanelli from the communist KKE party. The incident happened after Dourou brought up Kasidiaris’s alleged involvement in an armed robbery in 2007.