Anarchist Black Cross Moscow (ABC - Moscow) is calling for solidarity to help the anti-fascist and anarchist Oleg Serebrennikov. For more than ten years, Oleg has actively participated in the anarchist and anti-fascist movements in Russia and in Izhevsk.
We flowed among the water and our co-demonstrators to the mass demonstration at the central railway station in Helsinki. We were there to oppose the redistribution of income from the poor and the middle income workers to the rich, and from employees to corporations planned by the cabinet of prime-minister Sipilä. There were more than 30,000 of us.
In Kupoli, Uusi ylioppilastalo, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor.
Doors open 6 PM, Lecture 6:15 PM.
In the past year the U.S. has seen a dramatic wave of resistance to racialized policing. In some cases the protests expressed themselves within a reformist framework of police accountability, but quite often they extended to a rejection of police as such. Our talk will chart anarchist involvement in U.S. anti-police struggles from 2009 to the present, with special attention to race, the left, and the current non-state backlash.
Mannerheimintie 5 B 7. krs.
Food will be served from 4pm and from 4.30 we'll show a new documentary film about Strangeways's prison riot (1h), discussion afterwards. There's also a possibility to write support letters to prisoners. Welcome!
Kupoli is unfortunately not very accesible.
Oven pancake with jam
Coffee, tea, bread etc.
Fans associations in Greece there are not only in big cities but also in a very small towns across the country. Most people strive to maintain the famous team, but sometimes ultras groups appear in the clubs of the regional leagues. Panambrakikos based in the resort village Buka in the west of Greece, it is an absolute backwoods where football exists only at the amateur level. However, local residents was founded a very good fan group. Some of these guys have responded to our questions and give an overview of its activities.
In Kupoli, Uusi ylioppilastalo, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor. Doors open 4 PM, Lecture 4:30 PM.
Antti Rautiainen gives 60 minute TED-style talk on the history of the anarchist movement. Suitable for attention span of the internet generation. No meme pics.
This year on Sunday, November 15th Telliskivi Loomelinnak is once again hosting the biggest alternative book fair in Estonia.Featuring a Free Book Exchange, Special Guests, Seminars, Vendors and much more!More details coming soon at http://www.a-bookfair.org/
Food will be served from 4pm. There will be info about the Kolchenko & Sentsov- + Tamara Sol-cases. Also a possibility to write letters to prisoners. Welcome!
Kupoli is unfortunately not very accesible.
Lentil patties w/ mashed potatoes
Coffee, tea, bread etc.
Helsingin Anarkistinen musta risti & A-ryhmä
Kupoli, Mannerheimintie 5B, 7.krs
Today, Saturday the 29th August 2015, we participated in the international solidarity week and went around with few people in Helsinki demanding freedom for Aleksander Kolchenko and Oleg Sentsov, who got really long prison sentences few days ago.
Below the text from our leaflets, which we were spreading in Finnish, English and Russian.
- Helsinki Anarchist Black Cross
Free Kolchenko and Sentsov!
Disturbances lecture series 18th of October: Movement against austerity — which way forward?
In Kupoli, Uusi ylioppilastalo, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor on September 12th.
Doors open 6 PM, Lecture 6:30 PM. A historical movement has emerged against austerity policy of Sipilä government, and demonstrations during summer of 2015 have been biggest in Finland for decades. However, change of politics demands change of the government, how could this be reached?
International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Antifascists fight against those who—in the government or in the streets—dream of imposing their fascist and other Far Right nationalist nightmares on the rest of us. Throughout the world, Islamophobic, anti-Semitic, anti-immigrant, and racist bigotries are on the rise. Antifas are on the frontline in confronting these reactionary politics, and we will not forget our comrades imprisoned in the course of this struggle.
On June 2 preliminary hearing regarding the case of anarchist political prisoner Ilya Romanov from Nizhnii Novgorod was conducted in Moscow District Military Court. Ilya took part in the court session via video conference link. The court rejected all the petitions of the defendant's lawyer, Evgeny Gubin, including the petition to cancel his "non-disclosure" pledge, which the investigating bodies made him to sign.
Actions to demand the release Alekxander Kolchenko will take place in France from June 27 to 30, 2015. Demonstraions and meetings will be organised in Paris, Lyon, Strasbourg, Marseille and Biarritz. We strongly encourage you to join the solidarity campaign and to do something in support of Alexander Kolchenko from June 30 to July 5.
In Yekaterinburg May 30, 2015 rally against the tyranny of the police. The occasion was a series of unjustified detentions of public activists cops of the Police Department №5, including anti-fascists on May 9 for a photo with a scarf Omonia at the monument to the heroes of World War II.
Mikalai Dziadok protested against tortures by prison staff.
Viasna human rights centre learnt it from Valeria Khotsina, the wife of the political prisoner.
Mikalai Dziadok was transferred to correctional facility No.9 in Horki for his new prison term on May 12. On May 13, he was thrown into a punishment cell for five days. On May 19, he was transferred to a solitary confinement cell. Mikalai Dziadok spent the night in a very cold cell and asked to be transferred to another cell.
Anarchist Black Cross of Helsinki organised a support concert 2nd of May with Liquid Sisters, Suspiria, Mare And The Corpse-Eyed Toads, Celibat, Kombinator. Three latter bands were from Russia and ahd over-lapping membership.
During and after the gig it became known that some members of the Russian bands had National-bolshevik sympathies, and eventually gig planned for Turku the following day was cancelled by organisers there.
In Yekaterinburg (Russia) antifascists arrested for taking photos with an Antifa Omonia scarf!!!
Two residents of Yekaterinburg was a day locked in a cell at the police station – the young people were trying to be photographed on May 9 (Victory Day over Fascism) in front of a monument of antifascist warrior/athletes, holding an anti-fascist scarf from the club Omonia Nicosia.
Why has neo-nazism has attracted Swedes? Why have extreme nationalist and xenophobic parties grown in popularity in a traditionally social-democratic country?
This saturday we will cheer PKN and internationalism at Kupoli!
Let's leave behind all that pointless nationalism and make Eurovisions open for everyone. While watching live stream of the contest we will cheer the creative potential of communities and Eurovisions' borderless future.
Before the show a collection of the best Eurovisions classics is played. Snacks and drinks will be served whole night.
It's time again to devour seitanburgers!
A-ryhmä cooks 100% vegan seitanburgers on Restaurantday 16.5.2015 at Karhupuisto from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or as long as there is food left. Come and get your burger with A-ryhmä's famous seitansteak and extinguish your thirst with Club-Mate. We'll be distributing our paper Sytyke at the grill, grab yours!
Club-Mate -drink 3,5€
Burger and drink 10€
On April 9, Lefortovskiy district Moscow court prolonged detention of Alexander Kolchenko for a month, till May, 16. On May 16 a year will pass away since Kolchenko had been arrested in the Simferopol center as a terrorist attack suspect. 22/05/2014 he had been sent to Moscow together with other defendants and had been held in a pretrial detention center "Lefortovo" since then.
According to the FSB, Alexander Kolchenko is a member of the anti-Russian underground in Crimea. Along with three other arrested residents of the peninsula, he has been accused of terrorism. The New Times has tried to find out what the charges are based on (it took nearly a year to gather the evidence), how the Russian security services took over Crimea, and what residents of Simferopol think about the relatives of the arrestees.
“After many years during which I saw many things, what I know most surely about morality and the duty of man I owe to football.” Albert Camus
Austria does not have such a serious ultras scene in other countries. In general, it is known only derby between Rapid and FK Austria Wien. However, in small towns outside the capital are their local fan group. One of the largest provincial fan movements appeared in St. Pölten and at the same time its members are not alien to the anti-racist views.
- Tell us about your city of Sankt Pölten. What football traditions in your city? How often do you go to the tourists and the city is known? How many in your town football clubs?
Situation in our country starts to resemble the era of Cold war. US army organizes a military parade across east Europe, mainstream media hails propaganda of USA, high-ranking politician would gladly accept permanent presence of soldiers of United States. The similar slogans, that were used to celebrate USSR, now celebrate USA. The similar catchwords, that were used to defame US imperialism, defame now Russia. This is all because we are forced to accept alleged need of strengthening our army to defend against Russian threat.
We are proceeding with reports on repressions against anarchists and libertarian activists, as the authorities continue jailing and haunting our comrades. In this issue we have lots of "extremism": a case against a pregnant anarchist woman accused of "propaganding hatred", criminal prosecution of an antifascist, beaten by nazis, for a Swastika, a ban of a research-based book on Nazism.
Due to popularity lecture has been moved from Kupoli to Mannerheim-hall of Uusi Ylioppilastalo, A-entrance 5th floor. Unfortunately no lift available. Budget vegan food served at 4pm, the lecture starts at 4.30pm.
At Kupoli (Mannerheimintie 5 B, 7th floor.) Doors open at 6 pm, lecture starts 6.15 pm.
While rest of the Europe is developing renewable and decentralized energy systems, Finland is devoted to large and centralized by investing to new nuclear energy production. Why serious question of foreign policy related to decision on Fennovoima are not taken seriously? What kind of power relations lie in large scale energy system decisions?