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Greece: Annual Conference of ESE
greece / turkey / cyprus | anarchist movement | news report Tuesday October 30, 2012 18:15 by ESE International int at ese-gr dot org
The 4th, 5th and 6th Novembre will be held the VII Conference of ESE (Libertarian Syndicalist Union)
The 4th, 5th and 6th Novembre will be held the VII Conference of ESE (Libertarian Syndicalist Union), in which workers members of the Union will meet to discuss, organize and fraternize. The Conference will be held this year in Athens and will be addressed, among others, issues related to the socio-political reality of Greece, the organization of workers, workers' autogestion and the threat of fascism. Anyone interested in any aspect of our conference, please contact us.
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Announcement by A.P.O. on the repressive operations against squatted spaces of solidarity to refugee... 00:34 Fri 29 Jul 0 comments
In the crack of dawn on 27th of July, strong police forces carried out a coordinated eviction operation of 3 squatted buildings in Thessaloniki, these are migrants' housing squat "Orfanotrofio", new migrants' housing squat "Huriya" on C. Dill str. and the housing squat on Nikis blvrd. The forces of repression arrested 83 people and 75 of them are accused with "social peace disturbance". In between the arrested, there is one of our comrades, member of the Collective for Social Anarchism "Mavro & Kokkino" ("Black & Red"). The operation of repression was continued with the demolition of the space of "Orfanotrofio".
Taksim Square is the Square of Mayday 22:06 Fri 06 May 0 comments
As in last years, we were in Taksim Square against all prohibitions of state, all violence of police and all efforts of capitalists.
Turkey, Ankara: Report of Funeral of Anarcho-syndicalist Ali Kitapci 21:52 Tue 13 Oct 0 comments
We remember Ali Kitapci, the first person to organise for the anarcho-syndicalist cause in modern Turkey. He was one of the 14 members of Independent Transportation Union killed in the Ankara bombing on Saturday. He first get involved with the anarchist movement in England and continued to be active for the last 30 years. Apart from his fight for syndicalism, he was an active member of many anarchist organisations in Ankara from the second half of 1980s. [Italiano]
If The Government Is Thirsty For Blood, Then Take It! 21:59 Wed 11 Mar 0 comments
On the first anniversary of the murder of Berkin Elvan, our comrades opened a pankart on the stairs of Gezi Park, written " Berkin is here".
Solidarity Action with Berkin Elvan (Taksim Square Protests) 22:01 Tue 31 Dec 0 comments
HighSchool Anarchist Action, unfolded a banner to show support for Berkin Elvan from the rooftop of BurgerKing/Taksim.
Greece: Crackdown against three squatted spaces in the port city of Patras 15:59 Tue 06 Aug 0 comments
Greece: Crackdown against three squatted spaces in the port city of Patras
Is the Greek Government Willing to Make a Martyr out of an Anarchist Hunger-striker? 01:27 Tue 09 Jul 0 comments
Thousands participate in a solidarity motorcycle protest for Kostas Sakkas. (photo by Vassilis Mathiodakis)
Kostas Sakkas on hunger strike since 4th of June: Three years on remand in order to..make an example 02:27 Fri 05 Jul 0 comments
He has been on remand for 3 years and was prosecuted twice for the same offence, despite the fact that his name doesn’t even appear in the case file.
WE ARE WINNING! - We have seen the beach beneath the stones we have carried the black flag of the re 18:37 Fri 21 Jun 0 comments
On İstiklal Street, around French Consolate, 200 meters far from police, holding the stones of the beach in one hand and the flag of the revolt in the other you are clshing with the police. A piece of cloth wet with talcid is your gas mask, police is spraying pressured water, throwing gas bombs one and after, you are left in the middle of gas retreating throwing stones you are out of breath smothered, breatheless at that moment somebody run near you, spray water with antiacid on your face, asking “how are you, are you okay?” You are not okay but immediately you get well.
Riots in Turkey 14:14 Mon 03 Jun 0 comments
This is just the beginning, the struggle is going on.
Now It Is The Time To Raise the Struggle in Turkey Sep 13 0 comments
Under the sun of June; the riots which have started in Taksim and have spread everywhere; have turned into the September riots in Ankara. The wind of the resistance which has been blowing for many days in ODTÜ and Tuzluçayır, have been saluted from all around the region, near and far. The ones who shine in the sky, the ones who are waving the flags of rebellion, who have been carrying the passion of revolt and who turn winds to storm, welcomed September with resistance. Salute to all who resist!
Building the Revolution in Greece Apr 04 0 comments
Below I reproduce excerpts from a recent report at Truthout by Joshua Stephens on the constructive efforts by Greek anarchists to create alternatives to capitalism and the nation-state. The approaches they have been developing since the uprising in 2008 are similar to those proposed by Alexander Berkman based on his experiences during the Russian Revolution. Directly democratic popular assemblies formed the basis of the anarchist collectives during the Spanish Revolution, and were later championed by Murray Bookchin. Stephens refers to Colin Ward, whose ground breaking article on anarchism as a theory of organization is included in Volume Two of Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas. Anarchist alternatives to capitalism and hierarchical organization are well documented in all three volumes of Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas, now on sale at AK Press.
An anarchist comrade from Athens: Enough is enough May 18 0 comments
Let us shout it out loud and if they do not hear it let us show it with our actions: Enough is enough.
Turkey, Mayday 2010 - The Highest Revolutionary Commitment May 04 0 comments
"Those who entered the square by letting the police to search themselves and stay their hunger in the corners of Mcdonald's during and after the meeting became the most concrete example of being distracted by the state's blessing"
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Founding Declaration of A.P.O. Aug 02 Anarchist Political Organisation (GR) 0 comments
What we call complete crisis of the system is the violent redeployment of power that targets to alter the terms of social and class antagonism for the worse for the exploited. The acute contradiction between real social needs and social and class relations that impose the amputation of these needs and make it hard for them to be met leads to the economic, political, ethical and environmental dimensions of the crisis.
Greece: Founding Conference of A.P.O. Sep 13 0 comments
Two and a half years after the presentation of the pan-hellenic invitation for the prospect of creating an Anarchistic Political Organization by four anarchistic groups in Athens (“Kiklos tis Fotias”, “Steki Antipnia”, “Kathodon”, “Anarhiki gia tin Kinoniki Apeleftherosi”), the processes of the pre-conference dialogue have been completed. The initial invitation was cloaked by other anarchistic groups that responded to it and they were committed to a certain political context, as it was depicted in seven basic points. [Ελληνικά]
DAF salutes comrade Nikos Dec 07 DAF 0 comments
Today, we were in streets for Alexis who was murdered by Greek State and for Nikos Romanos who is in hunger strike for 26 days against the repression of the same state.
To Taksim To Win Apr 30 Revolutionary Anarchist Action 0 comments
The Turkish state has once again closed Taksim Square for the millions on 1st of May which it used to ''open'' a couple of years ago. It attacked with its batons, water cannons, tear gas bombs and plastic bullets the people who wanted to be in Taksim Square on the 1st of May for their slain brothers and sisters. It has injured and taken many workers, revolutionists and oppressed ones into custody; it has not allowed ambulances to enter for the wounded... Last year, the Turkish State attacked the resisters as it did on previous forbidden 1st of Mays. But what happened that day didn't discourage the resisters, conversely the anger of the 1st of May sparked a revolt.
Anarchy is struggle for life, not death May 10 0 comments
Statement on Wednesday’s horrific events that have been written by anarchist and anti-authoritarian groups; in the midst of the tragedy, there is some concrete hope that us, the anarchists, are taking the events seriously enough, thinking and discussing them openly, at last. A vital first step. [- A translator for Occupied London]more >>