Victory over the factory, "the October police department of Ufa"

Production association of political persecution of social activists from the October police department of Ufa today suffered a complete defeat. Goods in the form of roughly fabricated administrative case against the activists of Autonomous Action Amir Kurbanov was rejected by a magistrate and the proceedings dismissed for lack of evidence.

Global action day 2.0

November 12–15, 2010: New International Days of Action

We Demand that the Russian Authorities Close the Khimki Case and Drop All Charges against Alexei Gaskarov and Maxim Solopov

In late October 2010, Russian social activists Alexei Gaskarov and Maxim Solopov were released from police custody on their own recognizance by the Khimki Municipal Court. They had been arrested a day after a protest in defense of the Khimki Forest on July 28, 2010. Now they are free pending trial, but the criminal case against them has not been closed. They have been formally charged with disorderly conduct, and if convicted, they could be sentenced to up to seven years in prison.

Khimki prosecutors failed again to detain Max Solopova

Today, 29 October, the Moscow Regional Court considered the cassation representation Khimkinskaya prosecutors. Investigators in the criminal case of an attack on the administration of Khimki complained that on October 18 Khimki court, after the abolition of the district court of its next decision on the extension of detention Solopova, refused to grant the application of the investigation and released by Max on his own recognizance. The investigation believes that Solopova must be left in jail because he can make a repeat offender, to put pressure on witnesses, escape from custody.

News on the case of Alexei Sokolov

In mid-November in the case of human rights activist will be filed an application for parole. Protecting Alexei Sokolov have already started to prepare for it. Before considering the case on parole will be held rallies in support, as in Yekaterinburg, and in other cities. We encourage you to participate in support of Alexis.

New address became known political prisoner Alexei Sokolov

Finally became known address human rights activist and now a political prisoner, . August 25, 2010 on human rights Orders received from the Federal Penitentiary Service, was illegally sent to serve his sentence in the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

Alexei Gaskarov Released from Police Custody by the Khimki Municipal Court

On October 22, Alexei Gaskarov was released from police custody in a Khimki municipal courtroom. Judge Svetlana Galanova made the decision to release Gaskarov on his own recognizance, ignoring an appeal from the prosecution to leave him in police custody. Alexei reacted by saying that he had not expected this decision because he has no faith in the Russian justice system.

In Yekaterinburg, near the offices of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus held a rally of solidarity with the Belarusian anarchist

Today in the 17-40 anarchists and human rights activists in Yekaterinburg and Tyumen gathered near the Mission of Belarus to Yekaterinburg to protest harassment of Belarusian anarchist and social activist. Participants of the rally stretched the 10-meter banner in the Belarusian language "Will belaruskim anarhistam!" And distributed leaflets. Leaflets include information on prosecution and detention of activists in Belarus and called for solidarity with the prisoners.

Khimki town court released Maxim Solopov from the arrest

Максим Солопов

Khimki town court has ruled to change the pre-trial restriction for Maxim Solopov from arrest to a written pledge not to leave town. The court lasted from 11 am to 4 pm today, October 18, with a three-hour break for preparation of the court ruling. Judge Svetlana Galanova has ruled to release Maxim Solopov from the arrest immediately in the court room.

October 14-20. Days of common solidarity actions near Belarusian Embassies

Since the beginning of September 2010 the social activists in Belarus face with unprecedented pressure. After the attempt of the arson at the Russian Embassy on the night of August 31, 2010 and the start of the presidential campaign, around hundred of social activists from different cities (Grodno, Brest, Gomiel, Minsk and Soligorsk) have passed through ‘talks’, interrogations at the KGB, house-raids and arrests, some of them are still detained. T

The Moscow Regional Court quashed the decision of Khimki city court to extend the detention of anti-fascist Maxim Solopova

According to information distributed by the Campaign for freedom to  Khimki hostages , October 8, a panel of judges of the Moscow regional court, chaired by Dmitry Bobkov partially upheld the complaint lawyer Maxim Solopova Yuri Eronina and annulled the decision of Khimki city court to extend the detention of Maxim Solopova until November 29, 2010. Khimki city the court must in time until October 20 to re-consider whether the content Solopova custody.

In Simferopol, the students held a march against "legal corruption in higher education"

October 4 in Simferopol, a march of students Tauride National University, for the abolition of the Cabinet of Ministers № 796 "On approving the list of paid services that may be provided by state and municipal educational institutions", adopted in late August. This decision is expected introduction of fees for absences for valid reason, for the use of library books, for laboratory work and t.d.Odnako this decision contradicts the article.

October 14-20. Days of common actions to support arrested Belorussian anarchists

We, anarchists of Belarus and Russia, call to all honest people all over the world for actions of boycott and protest against embassies of Belarus Republic and every other institution related to the Belarusian government! Total mobilization for solidary actions is necessary, because our comrades still remain in chains of Lukashenko fascist regime. Their names: Mikalaj Dziadok and Aliaksandar Frantskievich.

International Days of Action in Solidarity with the Khimki Hostages: Results and Lessons

September 17 marked the start of four international days of action in solidarity with Alexei Gaskarov and Maxim Solopov, which were initiated by the Campaign for the Release of the Khimki Hostages, an independent coalition of antifascist and non-authoritarian leftist activists and groups. The campaign was organized in response to the arrest of two young activists and antifascist spokespeople, Alexei Gaskarov and Maxim Solopov after a spontaneous act of mass civil disobedience on July 28 in the Moscow suburb of Khimki.

France prodolzhanet conduct mass expulsion of Roma

The state campaign of mass expulsion of Romani migrants in France has been going on for almost a month. Since late summer 2010 from France to Bulgaria and Romania were deported over a thousand illegals Roma. Also, the country sent more than a thousand Romanians. Gypsies deported from France as illegal migrants travel to the UK, Germany or Spain. About 90% of Roma expelled from France for the last month have already gone back to Western Europe. According to the deportees, they have no other choice, because at home, in Romania, they are doomed to live in poverty and discrimination.

In the network appeared Account Petersburg group Anarchist Black Cross

"Anarchist Black Cross, Peter (the APC-Peter) - St. Petersburg is a collective of activists engaged in support and protection of people who have been penalized in connection with their anarchistic, anti-authoritarian and anti-fascist activities. Support includes a wide range of actions, including moral, informational and material assistance to victims of repression. As anarchists, we advocate the complete destruction of the state system and, in particular, the repressive apparatus), the prison system, intelligence services, police) "- excerpt from the institutional arrangements APC.

Results of the International day of action in defense Solopova and Gaskarova

September 17-20, in the Days of united action for the release of hostages held Khimkinskiy shares in the 31 th city in Russia and the world. At the call of activists involved in the protection and support from Maxima Solopova and Alexei Gaskarova, responded to people from all over the world and with different political beliefs. Many Russian cities rally were organized by the movement "autonomous action". Alex Gaskarov - party "autonomous action" from the very beginning of its existence from Moscow "BP".

The British met the pope protest march

In the center of London, held a large protest march against the policies of Pope Benedict XVI and his visit to Britain, which brought together more than a thousand activists for human rights.
The protesters, among which representatives of any religious groups, namely, human rights activists, actors, writers and journalists gathered at 13:30 local time at Hyde Park, where on Saturday night under the open sky Abbot Roman Catholic Church held a great devotion .

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Антти Раутиайнен

In February, a critique of Moscow-based bands What We Feel(WWF) and Moscow Death Brigade(MDB) written by “Antifascist Subculture Worldwide”-collective appeared on the German website, Linksunten (in English). Both WWF, MDB (1) as well as 210 (2)  have since responded to the...

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Антти Раутиайнен

In February, a critique of Moscow-based bands What We Feel(WWF) and Moscow Death Brigade(MDB) written by “Antifascist Subculture Worldwide”-collective appeared on the German website, Linksunten (in English). Both WWF, MDB (1) as well as 210 (2)  have since responded to the...

2 years ago