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London: Hundreds of thousands of people protesting the policies of the Conservative budget cuts (photos)

In London, during a protest march against the government policy of budget cuts which was attended by up to 500 thousand. man flashed class struggles. The protesters ransacked shops and a bank office in downtown. Reportedly for participating in the riots were arrested more than 200 people. During the clashes injured at least 38 people, including demonstrators and police.

Belgium: European Trade Union march against against the summit of the European Union in Brussels (photos)

March 24th tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Brussels, where on this day EU summit was held. The demonstrators were protesting against the policies of the EU economy. In several districts of Brussels were formed columns of demonstrators who were supposed to meet around the building, which comprises heads of EU states. In columns involved workers and employees in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Luxembourg. According to the European trade unions who organized the march, the number of participants had reached 20-30 thousand people. Were reported clashes with the police.

Call for international support for African and Middle Eastern revolutions

Your solidarity is undoubtedly vital, but I think it's time to start the broader actions and demonstrations in support of the people in revolt in the Middle East and North Africa. These protests should be directed not only against local dictatorships, but also against their patrons ... it also means to protest against the politics of manipulation of the imperialist forces, the very forces that seek to force the workers in the West pay for all the consequences of the crisis, which they gave birth to his greed.

Portugal: half a million a spontaneous demonstration against the authorities of the country, organized via the Internet (photos)

Following the events of Tunisia, Egypt and other Southern Med States where a popular people’s movement was started over the Facebook and Social networks, a small group of Portuguese youth started up a Facebook page-calling for a million people march on the main street in Lisbon, Avenida da Liberdade, for March 12th 2011, to fill up the entire street. They called themselves the “Geracao A Rasca” or the “Angry Generation”.  Most people thought it was a joke but the emails, Twitters and SMSs went on and on and went around until lots of people began to take it seriously. Political Parties, unions and most of the press ignored it but it just gathered force. Other emails were circulating at the same time about a possible popular demo in Zimbabwe and also in Angola (both quickly repressed), with very little mention in the press.

There is no revolution without repression

In order to land rights, the State is not required that he committed an illegal act! What dangerous activities for the state, the more it bites back. But repression and armed violence on human beings have never stopped the attack on the state and the desire to destroy it. It never once did not succumb, is resisting the enemy to drive into a trap.

Punk fight

Панк борьба

Movie about the punk movement. This roll, we tried to make the fullest and briefly talk about punk: the appearance of the premises, activities and ideals. It is time to realize that punk - it's not a protest against the parents or just music! Punk - it's much broader and ideologichnoe countercultural movement to change the world for the better!

Student offensive. Kiev.

Any power to suppress and discredit these people's protests (and not a political clown opponents during the election) enlists the aid of the nationalists, who are always ready for small investments "in the case of the nation" to do all the dirty robot.
Sometimes it is disguised as a blunt attack, and sometimes, as happened today, under the guise of "comrades in the struggle" to get into, and to embroil the most to discredit protesters.

Sevastopol youth demanded accessible public transport

February 27, 2011 in the Sevastopol city hosted the rally in the campaign for accessible public transport. " The purpose of the picket was to inform the public about the critical situation of public transport in the city and the presentation of the brochure "For free transportation (which you can download in the attached files). Participants of the rally came to express outrage that is now a trolleybus fleet of Sevastopol is in shambles and the situation of workers Sevtrolleybusa - unenviable (persistent wage arrears).In spite of this, local authorities did not pridprinimaet.

2.17 Demonstration of solidarity in Berlin with all Belarusian political prisoners

On Thursday evening (02/17/2011) hosted a demonstration of solidarity with the Belarusian zaklyuchennymi.Demonstratsiya began at 18 o'clock, in the Berlin district of Kreuzberg (Kreuzberg "Heinrichplatz"). There were about 35 people, just playing music, was made public a report on the repression of the anarchists and the opposition, handed out leaflets and newspapers.

Dropkick Murphys recorded a new song in support of workers in Wisconsin!

In America not so much rock and roll groups, solidarity with the trade union movement as well as the . It is not surprising that the group released their new song "Take 'Em Down" in support of thousands of union workers of Wisconsin and their supporters protesting against the draconian budget plan, prinyatnogo governor of the state.

Solidarity

On February 11, IR-26 Volgograd 600 prisoners went on hunger strike in solidarity with the North Caucasian republics.

The reason for the strike served as a regular "preventive" raid, which occurred in the colony on the same day. In the barracks, where about 30 are serving sentences of convicts, accompanied by chief of security of the colony Vitaly Kursenkova and another officer - Sergei Pogorelov dropped special forces wearing masks.

Picket in support of Jock Palfreeman in Moscow

Today on the 11th of February from 4 till 5 p.m. near the embassy of Bulgaria in Moscow there was a picket in support of antifascist Jock Palfreeman. In the action anarchists, including members of Autonomous Action, Confederation of revolutionary anarcho-syndicalists and International Workers Association took part. Members of the picket unwrapped the banner: «Life is an argument - against Nazism!» and two posters, one of them with the title: «FREEdom for Jock PalFREEman!» and another one with quote from the song «Our 14 words» of hardcore group What We feel: «Love and respect, tolerance, equality and brotherhood despite the skin color and wealth’s level!»

The lesson of literature. Action to support civic activists persecuted by "extremist" articles in Irkutsk.

At night, February 5, Irkutsk anarchists posters adorned the walls of the city known "extremists" from which to watch passers-by "father of Russian literature - Pushkin, Gorky, Tolstoy, Mayakovsky - and in a very unambiguous terms to express their thoughts.

At a rally in Tyumen January 31 participants of "Autonomous Action" called for self-organization without leaders, and leaders

January 31 Tyumen anarchists and "AD-Tyumen took part in the rally" Strategy 31. " Of course, this does not mean that we support those who are usually associated activities under the "Strategy-31" - Eduard Limonov, Boris Nemtsov, etc. We do not advocate any ideology blurred okolopravoy NBP nor neoliberalism Nemtsov and other "opposition". We are confident that they will use quite righteous anger of people to themselves to come to power, nothing in this principle has not changed. We stand for a decisive movement towards a genuine direct democracy.

In Tyumen, held a rally of "extremism No: justify Andrey Kutuzov!"

Rally against political repression and in support of the teacher and civic activist, member of "Autonomous Action" Andrey Kutuzov pursued by the FSB, will be held Feb. 6 at 15:00 at the Drama Theatre (area 400 th anniversary of Tyumen).

The action will take place within days of united action against political repression in many Russian cities. In Tyumen, the organizer of the meeting was the movement of "Autonomous Action - Tyumen, with the support of the Council of Citizens' initiative groups and Tyumen.

In Egypt, began anti-government riots

Egyptian police used tear gas to disperse the demonstration, members of which demanded the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak and for fundamental reforms in the country, reported Agence France-Presse.

Despite the presence of 20,000 police officers armed with batons, water cannons and other special funds, tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered in the central Tahrir Square under national flags and anti-government slogans.

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