A statement by Bristol Anarchist Black Cross and Bristol Defendant Solidarity (Bristol,UK)

On Friday 30th July, five people were sentenced to over 14 years between them. Four people were given sentences of over three years for riot.
These five people are the first to receive custodial sentences for the confrontation with the police outside Bridewell Police Station at the Kill the Bill demonstration on 21st March. However, over 75 people have been arrested, 28 of them have now been charged. Two people are currently on remand in Horfield prison.
The sentences are:
  • BL 3 years 11 months
  • KA 3 years 6 months
  • SQ 3 years 3 months
  • KS 3 years 6 months
  • YS 5 months
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Bristol,UK : Solidarity Noise Demonstrations outside HMP Eastwood Park & HMP Bristol

People gathered outside HMP Eastwood park with banners reading: “End police violence at Eastwood Park” and “Solidarity with Prisoners”
People gathered outside HMP Bristol with banners
Our passion for freedom is stronger than the prison!
Last week people gathered outside HMP Eastwood park women’s prison to show solidarity with prisoners who have recently experienced increased levels of violence from prison guards. They chanted “you are not alone” and made noise so that the people inside could know that they are supported, and that the violence that they experience behind the prison walls will not go on unnoticed.

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Pithiviers (Loiret) France : Grievances against the Internet…   

via: attaque.noblogs Translated by Act for freedom now!
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La République du Centre / 1 September 2021
Twenty-one cables dedicated to the Orange fibre optic network were apparently cut on Sunday 29 August at a box installed in the Saint-Aignan district of Pithiviers.
It could be “an isolated act of maliciousness” by someone who has “grievances against the Internet”, reports Squadron Leader Fabien Fourcade, who commands the Pithiviers company.
It will be up to the gendarmes to look at the video surveillance of the neighbourhood to try to identify the saboteur who has deprived twenty-one homes of Internet. The operator Orange should file a complaint very soon.

Athens, Greece: Taking responsibility for arson in Vyronas area

The capitalist economy needs to sell security to society, a miserable, sleeping society. The capitalist machine, its cops in uniform and the shit that surrounds them are there to make people obey orders then consume shit and buy plastic trinkets like mobile phones.Of course an economic crisis does not bring the repression, but the migrants, the virus, the fires and the opponents. Governments will use anything to increase surveillance of the masses, to sow fear, boredom through screens, just follow the apps and you are safe.
Some, of course, do not follow orders but are consciously on the other side, resisting against empty capitalist reality. Some continue the struggle in the cells of tyranny. For them and for us. Let’s bring the fires from the forests to the city. Let the aristocrats, the security forces and their masters pay every price for the disasters. Monday, August 30, we burned a vehicle of the ELTA (Greek Post Office) Courier in Vyronas area, in Ymittou avenue.
A SMALL MESSAGE OF SOLIDARITY AND SUPPORT FOR DIMITRIS HATZIVASSILIADIS
FOR THE ANARCHIST BORIS WHO IS IN COMA AFTER A FIRE BROKE OUT IN HIS CELL IN FRANCE
Anarchists
via: athensindymedia translated by Act for freedom now!

Bure: Account of the day of action, Saturday 21 August (France)

original text Indymedia Lille / Translated by Act for freedom now!
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An account of the day of action near Bure, Saturday 21 August 2021
All Colours Are Beautifull
On Saturday 21st, four processions, Violet, Golden, Green and Circus, spread out from different starting points to reach the same target. In a context where Andra is trying to get the Dossier d’Utilité Publique (DUP) accepted and is announcing a public inquiry in September to make it its democratic showcase, we have targeted the work associated with Cigéo.
The processions marched on or around the route of the railway line that runs from Ligny-en-Barrois to Saudron-Guillaumé, passing through Gondrecourt-le-Château. This railway line is intended to carry radioactive waste to the downstream facility and then bury it underground. If the DUP is accepted, the renovation of this railway line could officially begin, as well as the expropriation of the surrounding houses and fields.

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$hile: Words of the subversive anarchist comrade Marcelo Villarroel from Rancagua Prison

“If we are warriors let this condition be expressed in jail and in the streets and never be defeated by fear, silence and even less by repentance.”
For Sacco and Vanzetti
For our cries for freedom!!!
In memory of my Father.
More than 100 years ago the anarchists of action in some places of the world claimed to be subversives.
94 years ago were assassinated in the electric chair the insurrectional anarchist comrades of Italian origin Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti on August 23, 1927 after a trial that lasted 7 years, 4 months and 17 days.

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The Mohawked Salamanders Burn Down the Salamander’s School: Why We Attacked the Zad

From Attaque, Translated by Act For Freedom Now!
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“I simply didn’t see where the inevitable reformism was coming from this time, discreetly but surely, from those who speak of insurrection and autonomy by the thousands of copies.”
Quote from “The movement is dead… Long live reform.” 2017

The Zad was our pirate ship, the mother of all Zads. It emerged in a time with no way out and it was as if the world became a little more bearable. Like a brief glimmer of light, a possibility breaking through the thick, sticky fog of our future. For those of us who lead full and busy lives, off the beaten track, it was the knowledge that there would always be a place to welcome us if we were on the run. A place where the state would never come for us. A place where we would always find allies to feed us, to clothe us, to hide us in the folds of its hedges. Continue reading The Mohawked Salamanders Burn Down the Salamander’s School: Why We Attacked the Zad

US Bank Attacked in Los Angeles, California


The U.S. Bank building in downtown Los Angeles was subject to an anti-capitalist attack on August 27.
A group of about 20 people descended upon the building’s main foyer at 5th Street and Grand Avenue, hammered the plate-glass windows and spray painted messages.
Others used paint to scrawl messages such as “Burn All Banks” and “ACAB,” and “Land Back,” a reference to the Land Back initiative, an effort to re-establish indigenous people’s political control over land that has historically belonged to them prior to colonization.
The group succeeded in shattering the front door and destroyed most of the huge plate-glass windows lining the lobby.
The group left the area expediently, and were able to avoid the pigs.
via: amwenglish