Протесты

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.

Ufa. No political repression! Freedom Lesha and Max!

Despite all the obstacles from the authorities managed to hold a demonstration, as the most requested form of protest. The organization of the autonomous action of Ufa and anti-fascists Ufa ourselves out a protest march against repression by the state. Of Ufa friends came to support the activists from BP Izhevsk. A solidarity action was timed to coincide with International Day of united action in support of Alexis Gaskarova and Maxim Solopova.

In Irkutsk took action against the education reform

Today in Irkutsk was an action against the Federal law № 83 ("On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation in connection with the improvement of the legal status of government (municipal) institutions"). In the square near the Circus of Labour were about twenty people from various social organizations. It was originally planned to hold a rally, but because of the broken megaphone picketed.

The action of solidarity with anarchists Penza Khimki hostages.

On the night of 19 to 20 September, Penza anarchists organized an action of solidarity with Alexey and Maxim. Activist was raskleyano 200 leaflets in busy parts of the city. In the most prominent places were marked inscription "Freedom Khimki hostages", "Plant trees, not activists and many others with links to sites www.avtonom.org and khimkibattle.org

In Athens, held a rally of solidarity with Solopova and Gaskarova

September 23 Group "anti-authoritarian movement in Athens staged a rally of solidarity with the hostages Khimki near the Russian Embassy. Protesters in front of the Embassy unfurled two banners, a representative of the embassy gave the text to demand the release of anti-fascists Gaskarova Alexey and Maxim Solopova. Embassy staff were aware of the problem of prison activists, as of Monday the representatives of leftist organizations have picketed near the embassy.

In protest, the Chinese refugees climbed onto the roof of the immigration center in Sydney

In Sydney, nine refugees from China climbed to the roof of the immigration center, and threatened to jump down if they were granted political asylum. A group of nine men aged 20 to 30 years, including a pregnant woman, climbed onto the roof at about 8 am on Wednesday , September 22, local time. They require a review of their cases immigration center. In case of failure is one of the refugees promised to jump off the roof. The deadline for the protesters called 14:30 Thursday.

In protest, the Chinese refugees climbed onto the roof of the immigration center in Sydney

In Sydney, nine refugees from China climbed to the roof of the immigration center, and threatened to jump down if they were granted political asylum. A group of nine men aged 20 to 30 years, including a pregnant woman, climbed onto the roof at about 8 am on Wednesday , September 22, local time. They require a review of their cases immigration center. In case of failure is one of the refugees promised to jump off the roof. The deadline for the protesters called 14:30 Thursday.

In St. Petersburg received a new campaign against the expansion of the Arctic

Members of the movement for "fair globalization" from Murmansk, Arkhangelsk, Petrozavodsk and St. Petersburg threw smoke bombs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in St. Petersburg. The protest was timed to 2 nd Arctic Forum will be held in October in Murmansk and held in protest against the development of Russian Arctic shelf, and against the division of spheres of activity and influence of countries in the northern region.

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".

Cheboksary: The action of solidarity with Khimki hostages.

September 20, Cheboksary, became a day of action in support of Alexis Gaskarova and Maxim Solopova. Day in Cheboksary universities activists distributed a leaflet "The situation № 28" (it was distributed about 400 copies). Marposadskoe evening on the highway (one of the main roads in Cheboksary), on the railway bridge were placed banner "No to Repression" and "Freedom Khimki hostages.

Picket in front of Russian consulate in Kharkov

Yesterday, 20.09 Kharkov held rally in support of arrested Alexis Gaskarova and Maxim Solopova. Indifferent to this problem anarchists, anti-fascists, OMovtsy and members of the Autonomous Actions picketed Consulate General of Russia in the street Olminskogo. Picket was held in the framework of international days of action in support of Alexey and Maxim. Speakers condemned the repressive actions of corrupt Russian officials and demanded the release of anti-fascists, against whom criminal cases are fabricated.

The action of solidarity with "Khimki hostages" in Kazan

In Kazan action of solidarity with "Khimki hostages. These days, we decided to inform the widest possible group of people about what country we live in, that the repression goes for what you say and what you have public activist. In the absence of independent media in the course are simple methods, leaflets, stickers, stencils on the wall, almost all the days of graffiti and hanging banners. But the completion of all was to 2uh pickets at the same time in different parts of the city.

In Tyumen Khimkinskiy hostages supported street concert

As many as two rallies in support of detainees Moscow anti-fascists held this Sunday in Tyumen.

At 5:00 on the square of unity and harmony began man picket on the problem, this time on the open stage in a shady park members of the movement "independent action", the anarchists and other active people tuned equipment for the outdoor concert. All this was part of the International Days of Action for the Liberation of Alexei Gaskarova and Maxim Solopova (17-20 September).

The protection of the Turkish consulate in Thessaloniki, tried to set fire

On the night of September 18, a group of 15 unknowns in black clothes and masks, threw a Molotov cocktail booth security at the Turkish consulate in the Greek city of Thessaloniki. According to Greek police, Butka burnt who were inside the police rescued. The attackers fled back into the University of Aristotle and escaped arrest.

Despite the fact that on 12 August anarchists have thrown the Consulate building with Molotov cocktails, police believe the attack on August 18, directed against the officers of the flooritsii, and not against the Turkish Consulate.

In Irkutsk the action of solidarity with "Khimki hostages.

Irkutsk has joined the campaign for the release of Alexey Gaskarova and Maxim Solopova detained on false charges of destruction of the administration city of Khimki Moscow. Today, 19 September from 15 to 16.chasov street Uritskogo Irkutsk anarchists and anti-fascists held a rally under the slogan: "Freedom Khimki hostages!". Also, an action supported by "green" from the organization Baikal movement. On the picket came about 25 people. Protesters handed out 400 leaflets.

In Alma-Ata, former employees of the company "Kuat" blocked the road

In Almaty, former employees of the corporation "Kuat" demanded payment of salary for three years. A chronic lack of money has long caused them to resign, but their debt remained outstanding. Builders owed for the eastern bypass road, financed by the municipality. The construction company "Kuat" beginning in the 2007 year.

In Alma-Ata, former employees of the company "Kuat" blocked the road

In Almaty, former employees of the corporation "Kuat" demanded payment of salary for three years. A chronic lack of money has long caused them to resign, but their debt remained outstanding. Builders owed for the eastern bypass road, financed by the municipality. The construction company "Kuat" beginning in the 2007 year.

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 .

In Berlin, the largest-Anti-Nuclear mass demonstration in recent decades

This happened on Saturday, September 18. According to organizers, it was attended by about 100 thousand people. The police counted about 40,000 protesters. Protesters marched through the city center, and then formed a human chain around the government quarter in which the Bundestag and the Federal Chancellery. People took to the streets to express their resentment against the policies of the federal government in the field of atomic energy.

In St. Petersburg, a protest rally against the demolition of garages

Sept. 15 at the Prospectus Engels in the Vyborg district rally against the demolition of garages, which was attended by more than a hundred people. Motorists were willing to stand in the way of construction equipment. On their garages have been posted that it was yesterday, was supposed to begin the demolition, however, the bulldozers have not appeared. But defenders of the boxes are sure - they still have to keep the defense.

Author columns

PasGiannina

Near the sacred Mount Parnassus and the ruins of Delphi there is a small town of Levadia. Will of fate I was fortunate enough prove to be in this place and get acquainted with the local fan scene. As soon as you come here at once there a positive mood. Railway station painted with anti-fascist and...

3 years ago
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...

3 years ago
5