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southern africa / migration / racism / news report Wednesday May 28, 2008 - 18:10 byJoe Soap   image 1 image
Over 5000 people from South Africa and Zimbabwe to the Congo and Ethiopia marched through Johannesburg on Saturday, 24th May in protest against xenophobic violence, which ravaged South Africa during the previous two weeks leaving more than 50 dead and an estimated 35 000 immigrants displaced from their homes. ... read full story / add a comment
zuidelijk afrika / migratie / racisme / persbericht Tuesday May 27, 2008 - 15:58 byZabalaza Anarchist Communist Front
[ English] [ Ελληνικά] Terwijl de media, de politici en de "experts" hun hersenen inspannen op zoek naar de oorzaak van de "criminaliteit" en "xenofobie" die 42 mensen in 10 dagen heeft vermoord en 15.000 mensen uit hun woningen heeft verdreven, zijn organisaties van de arbeidersklasse dichter bij de waarheid gekomen dan al deze wijze mannen en vrouwen. ... read full story / add a comment
Το Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front υποστηρίζει και απαντά στην ανακοίνωση του Abahlali baseMjondolo * για τις ξενόφοβες επιθέσεις στο Γιοχάνεσμπουργκ. ... read full story / add a comment
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southern africa / migration / racism / press release Friday May 23, 2008 - 17:29 byZabalaza Anarchist Communist Front   text 1 comment (last - wednesday may 28, 2008 - 13:03)   image 1 image
[ Nederlands] [ Ελληνικά] As the media, the politicians and the "experts" rack their brains in search of the cause of the "criminality" and "xenophobia" that has killed 42 people in 10 days and driven 15 000 from their homes, organisations of the working class have come closer to the truth than any of these wise men and women. The Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front supports and replies to the Abahlali baseMjondolo Statement on the Xenophobic Attacks in Johannesburg ... read full story / add a comment
africa meridionale / la sinistra / comunicato stampa Monday May 19, 2008 - 21:35 byZabalaza Anarchist Communist Front
Lo Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front (ZACF) riconosce che la crisi nello Zimbabwe, i continui attacchi xenofobi e l'aumento dei prezzi dei beni alimentari sono fatti di grande importanza per la classe lavoratrice, sia in Sud Africa che a livello internazionale. La risoluzione di queste crisi congiunte in favore dei poveri e dei lavoratori richiede un'azione diretta di massa e solidarietà. [ English ] ... read full story / add a comment
southern africa / the left / press release Friday May 16, 2008 - 19:26 byZabalaza Anarchist Communist Front
The Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front (ZACF) recognises that the crisis in Zimbabwe, ongoing xenophobic attacks and rising food prices are of great importance to the working class, both in South Africa and internationally. Resolving these crises in favour of the poor and working poor will require mass direct action and solidarity. [ Italiano] ... read full story / add a comment
southern africa / repression / prisoners / press release Friday May 02, 2008 - 01:13 byJames Pendlebury   text 1 comment (last - friday may 09, 2008 - 14:59)
A comrade fighting for water and housing in Sebokeng, south of Johannesburg, was murdered by police on the night of April 30. The ZACF condemns the latest outrage in a long tale of repression of working class movements, and calls on the oppressed to stand firm in struggle. ... read full story / add a comment
Greek translation of «The Working Class Takes a Stand: Stop Chinese Arms Shipment to the Zimbabwean Regime!» της Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front - ZACF ... read full story / add a comment
zuidelijk afrika / imperialisme / oorlog / persbericht Monday April 21, 2008 - 17:49 byZabalaza Anarchist Communist Front
We verwelkomen en steunen het besluit van de South African Transport and Allied Workers Union dat hun arbeiders de wapens op een schip uit China die bestemd zijn voor Zimbabwe niet zullen verladen noch zullen transporteren. Dit is een zeer bemoedigend teken van arbeidersklasse solidariteit en internationalisme, en we hopen dat zulke acties inderdaad zullen voorkomen dat deze wapens hun bestemming bereiken – het leger van Zimbabwe. ... read full story / add a comment
africa meridionale / imperialismo / guerra / comunicato stampa Monday April 21, 2008 - 17:33 byZabalaza Anarchist Communist Front
Non possiamo cha salutare con soddisfazione ed appoggiare la decisione del Sindacato dei Lavoratori dei Trasporti del Sud Africa (SATAWU) di dare indicazione ai suoi iscritti nei porti di non scaricare né trasportare il carico di armi arrivato via mare dalla Cina e diretto allo Zimbabwe. Si tratta di un segnale incoraggiante della solidarietà di classe e dell'internazionalismo, e speriamo che tali azioni possano veramente impedire la consegna di queste armi all'esercito dello Zimbabwe. [ English ] [ Türkçe ] [ Deutsch ] ... read full story / add a comment
südliches afrika / imperialismus / krieg / pressemitteilung Friday April 18, 2008 - 18:38 byZabalaza Anarchist Communist Front (Südafrika)
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Wir begrüßen und unterstützen die Entscheidung der Südafrikanischen Transportgewerkschaft (Satawu), dass ihre ArbeiterInnen die chinesische Waffenlieferung weder entladen noch nach Simbabwe transportieren. Dies ist ein sehr ermutigendes Zeichen von Solidarität innerhalb der ArbeiterInnenklasse und ein Zeichen von Internationalismus, und wir hoffen, dass solche Aktionen in der Tat verhindern, dass diese Waffenlieferung ihr Ziel erreicht - das Simbabwische Militär. ... read full story / add a comment
güney afrika / emperyalizm / savaş / press release Friday April 18, 2008 - 15:44 byZabalaza Anarşist Komünist Cephesi
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Güney Afrika Ulaşım İşçileri Sendikası’nın (SATAWU) üyelerine Zimbabwe’ye gönderilecek Çin silahlarını boşaltmayı ve taşımayı yasaklayan kararını selamlıyoruz ve destekliyoruz. Bu işçi sınıfı dayanışmasının ve enternasyonalizmin cesaretlendirici bir işaretidir ve bu tür eylemlerin gerçekten silahların hedeflerine, yani Zimbabwe Savunma Kuvvetlerine, ulaşmasına engel olacağını umuyoruz. ... read full story / add a comment
Νότια Αφρική (Περιφέρεια) / Καταστολή / Φυλακές / Ανακοίνωση Τύπου Wednesday April 09, 2008 - 20:54 byZabalaza Anarchist Communist Front
Greek translation of ZACF’s Statement on the Murder of Pudemo Deputy President Dr. Gabriel Thandokuhle Mkhumane. ... read full story / add a comment
southern africa / repression / prisoners / press release Monday April 07, 2008 - 23:29 byZabalaza Anarchist Communist Front
The Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front was saddened and concerned to learn of the murder of People's United Democratic Movement Deputy President Dr. Gabriel Thandokuhle Mkhumane. [ Ελληνικά] ... read full story / add a comment
Νότια Αφρική (Περιφέρεια) / Καταστολή / Φυλακές / Ανακοίνωση Τύπου Wednesday April 02, 2008 - 19:05 byZabalaza Anarchist Communist Front
Δηλώνουμε την υποστήριξή μας στο Anti-Privatisation Forum και την Coalition Against Water Privatisation, αγωνιστές των οποίων έγιναν πρόσφατα θύματα αστυνομικής βίας και τρομοκρατίας. ... read full story / add a comment
southern africa / repression / prisoners / press release Tuesday April 01, 2008 - 16:52 byZabalaza Anarchist Communist Front
The Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front declares its support for the Anti-Privatisation Forum and Coalition Against Water Privatisation activists who have recently been victims of police intimidation and violence. ... read full story / add a comment
southern africa / miscellaneous / press release Friday March 21, 2008 - 02:46 byZabalaza Anarchist Communist Front
South Africa is said to have one of the most progressive constitutions in the world. It enshrines the rights of every person, of every background, from workers and immigrants to women and homosexuals. As such you would think that, especially for people from oppressed groups, South Africa would be a safe haven. ... read full story / add a comment
southern africa / gender / press release Saturday March 08, 2008 - 01:23 byZabalaza Anarchist Communist Front
All too often across South Africa women are assaulted and abused at the hands of sexist and chauvinist men. If a woman wears long pants, she may be stripped and humiliated; if she wears a mini-skirt she may be assaulted; if she loves another woman she may be raped and/ or murdered; or all of the above just for being a woman. In this country, in which everyone is so proud of their so-called progressive constitution, a woman is not free to be herself unless the image of herself conforms to that narrow-minded image of how a woman should act and behave held by so many bigoted men. ... read full story / add a comment
Greek translation of ZACF’s «People must empower themselves, not wait the government”. ... read full story / add a comment
Issue #3 of the Newsletter of the Tokologo African Anarchist Collective

Front page

Elementos da Conjuntura Eleitoral 2014

The experiment of West Kurdistan (Syrian Kurdistan) has proved that people can make changes

[Chile] EL FTEM promueve una serie de “jornadas de debate sindical”

Ukraine: Interview with a Donetsk anarchist

The present confrontation between the Zionist settler colonialist project in Palestine and the indigenous working people

Prisões e mais criminalização marcam o final da Copa do Mundo no Brasil

An Anarchist Response to a Trotskyist Attack: Review of “An Introduction to Marxism and Anarchism” by Alan Woods (2011)

هەڵوێستی سەربەخۆی جەماوەر لە نێوان داعش و &

Contra a Copa e a Repressão: Somente a Luta e Organização!

Nota Pública de soldariedade e denúncia

Üzüntümüz Öfkemizin Tohumudur

Uruguay, ante la represión y el abuso policial

To vote or not to vote: Should it be a question?

Mayday: Building A New Workers Movement

Anarchist and international solidarity against Russian State repression

Argentina: Atentado y Amenazas contra militantes sociales de la FOB en Rosario, Santa Fe

Réponses anarchistes à la crise écologique

50 оттенков коричневого

A verdadeira face da violência!

The Battle for Burgos

Face à l’antisémitisme, pour l’autodéfense

Reflexiones en torno a los libertarios en Chile y la participación electoral

Mandela, the ANC and the 1994 Breakthrough: Anarchist / syndicalist reflections

Melissa Sepúlveda "Uno de los desafíos más importantes es mostrarnos como una alternativa real"

Southern Africa

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orbituaryofousilawrencezitha.gif imageOrbituary of Ousi Lawrence Zitha 16:03 Mon 01 Sep by Nobyhle Dube 0 comments

Comrade Lawrence was born on 7 July 1969 in Kliptown before moving to Ceza in KwaZulu-Natal. He attended Ceza Primary and Nghunghunyone Secondary, matriculating in 1986 with exemption (excellent at that time).

saasha.png imageLaunch of the online Southern African Anarchist and Syndicalist History Archive (SAASHA) 04:07 Thu 01 May by SAASHA 0 comments

1 May 2014: launch of the online Southern African Anarchist and Syndicalist History Archive (SAASHA)
http://saasha.net/

malema_tswana.png imageANC e Latlhile Seaparwelwa Khemo Sa Sone! Ba Bolaile Babereki! 14:53 Fri 03 May by TAAC, iWAC, ZACF 3 comments

Molaotheo o tshepisitse ditokelo tsa dipolotiki le tekatekano. Go a bonagala gore boradipolotiki le bathapi ba dira ka mo ba ratang ka teng. Ba tshameka ka batho. Seo se bonagetse ka nako eo mapodisi a bolaileng badiri bao ba neng ba dirile ditshupetso kwa moepong wa Lonmin Marikana.

10ww.jpg imageΟ αγώνας των εργατώ&... 17:56 Wed 23 Jan by Dmitri (republishing) 0 comments

Υστερα από μια μικρή ανάπαυλα, ενός μήνα, οι εποχιακοί εργάτες γης στη Νότια Αφρική ξεκίνησαν ξανά τον απεργιακό τους αγώνα, με βασικό αίτημα το διπλασιασμό του μεροκάματου από 8 δολάρια σε 17,5.

391982_417861508270211_1865472150_n.jpg imageΗ νίκη των εργαζομέ&... 07:29 Thu 20 Sep by proletconnect 0 comments

Αύξηση των μισθών κατά 20% κέρδισαν τελικά οι μεταλλωρύχοιΑύξηση των μισθών κατά 20% κέρδισαν τελικά οι μεταλλωρύχοι στο εργοστάσιο πλατίνας lonmin έπειτα από σφοδρές συγκρούσεις με την αστυνομία που δολοφονούσε και μετά την σκληρή αντιπαράθεση με τα αφεντικά.

marikan.jpg imageAfrique du Sud: Sommet d’oppression politique après le massacre des mineurs 00:16 Sun 16 Sep by Alternative Libertaire 0 comments

Jeudi 16 août, la police sud-africaine tirait à balles réelles sur les grévistes d’une mine de platine à Marikana, assassinant froidement 34 personnes.

photo_134726994500710.jpg imageΑνεξάρτητη απεργί ... 20:06 Wed 12 Sep by Dmitri (republishing) 0 comments

Οι "χρυσοβαρώνοι" της Ν. Αφρικής "παγώνουν" 15.000 χρυσωρύχους για συμμετοχή σε ανεξάρτητη απεργίαΣτο Δυτικό Ραντ της Ν. Αφρικής, τα Χρυσαφένια Πεδία (Gold Fields), ένας από τους μεγαλύτερους παραγωγούς χρυσού παγκοσμίως, "πάγωσε" 15.000 εργάτες του χρυσωρυχείου που προχώρησαν σε ανεπίσημη απεργία.

530967_334034813354596_302201915_n.jpg imageCai a máscara do ANC! Trabalhadores assassinados! 15:40 Wed 05 Sep by ZACF/TAC/IWAC 0 comments

Declaração conjunta sobre o massacre de Marikana emitida pelo Tokologo Anarchist Collective, a Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front e o Inkululeko Wits Anarchist Collective. A constituição sulafricana promete direitos políticos e igualdade. Está bastante claro que os patrões e políticos fazem o que querem. Pisam no rosto das pessoas. Isso foi demonstrado pela matança de grevistas na mina Marikana de Lonmin.

530967_334034813354596_302201915_n.jpg imageL'ANC si toglie la maschera! Lavoratori uccisi! 16:59 Mon 03 Sep by ZACF/ TAC/ IWAC 0 comments

La Costituzione del paese garantisce diritti politici ed uguaglianza. E' abbastanza evidente che i padroni ed i politici fanno invece esattamente quello che vogliono. Ci calpestano. Come è stato dimostrato dalle uccisioni da parte della polizia di minatori in sciopero alla miniera di Marikana della Lonmin. [English] [Français] [Ελληνικά]

textWSA Statement on Marikana Massacre 16:24 Sat 25 Aug by Workers Solidarity Alliance 0 comments

We, members of the Workers Solidarity Alliance, send our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the murdered miners in South Africa.

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imageKhutsong: Pre-emptive “crime-stopping” leads to police brutality Sep 09 by Bongani Maponyane 0 comments

Khutsong has not been at peace, facing a high police deployment, supposedly to combat crime. The government was adamant about cleaning up the streets in Khutsong. This followed certain brutal crimes.

imageThe Khutsong Tragedy Sep 04 by Lucky Sumione 0 comments

Residents in Khutsong location were neglected by the police many times, and that is why they ended up taking the law into their own hands in late 2013.

imageAnti-militarist United Fronts and Italy’s “Red week”, 1914 Sep 03 by Jonathan Payn 0 comments

The United Front tactic – aimed at uniting masses of workers in action and winning Communist leadership for the working class – was adopted as policy by the Communist International (Comintern) in 1921 and will be discussed later in this series. However, there are important examples of working class unity in action which predate Comintern policy and bear relevance to the united fronts discussion. One often-cited example is the united front to defend the gains of the February Revolution from a military coup in Russia in 1917, which will be discussed in the next article in this series.

Before looking at this, however, there is another example of proletarian unity in action – that didn’t seek to win Communist leadership – which warrants attention; that of a revolutionary worker-peasant alliance. This conception of united front action found expression in Italy’s anti-militarist “red blocs” and it is to these that we now turn.

First published in issue 87 of Workers World News Part 1: NUMSA and the ‘United Front Against Neoliberalism’

imageNUMSA and the ‘United Front Against Neoliberalism’ Sep 03 by Jonathan Payn 0 comments

The resolution adopted by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) to form a ‘United Front against neoliberalism’ – as well as its decision not to endorse the ANC in the elections – represents an interesting development in the political landscape, one which activists should look at carefully and engage.

Due to the language used by the media, the Left, NUMSA’s critics and even NUMSA itself much confusion surrounds the debate – leaving many questions: Is the ‘United Front’ an organisation or attempt to build a new labour federation or political party? Is it an attempt to revive the 1980s United Democratic Front (UDF)? Why NUMSA’s sudden interest in community struggles?

This series, of which this article is the first, aims to clarify these and other questions by looking at the proposal and history of united fronts locally and internationally to clarify key issues and draw lessons that activists can use when engaging the pros and cons of NUMSA’s United Front proposal and if and how they think it should be developed. First published in issue 86 of Workers World News Part 2: Anti-militarist United Fronts and Italy’s “Red week”, 1914

imageLesson of the 1976 Uprising for the African Working Class Jun 15 by Red and Black Action 0 comments

Revolutionaries should commemorate the 1976 uprising in South Africa, struggle, but also learn from its failings -- including the limitations of the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM) of the time ... as did Selby Semela, leading Soweto student militant, later a libertarian communist.

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imageOrbituary of Ousi Lawrence Zitha Sep 01 Tokologo African Anarchist Collective 0 comments

Comrade Lawrence was born on 7 July 1969 in Kliptown before moving to Ceza in KwaZulu-Natal. He attended Ceza Primary and Nghunghunyone Secondary, matriculating in 1986 with exemption (excellent at that time).

imageLaunch of the online Southern African Anarchist and Syndicalist History Archive (SAASHA) May 01 Southern African Anarchist and Syndicalist History Archive 0 comments

1 May 2014: launch of the online Southern African Anarchist and Syndicalist History Archive (SAASHA)
http://saasha.net/

imageANC e Latlhile Seaparwelwa Khemo Sa Sone! Ba Bolaile Babereki! May 03 3 comments

Molaotheo o tshepisitse ditokelo tsa dipolotiki le tekatekano. Go a bonagala gore boradipolotiki le bathapi ba dira ka mo ba ratang ka teng. Ba tshameka ka batho. Seo se bonagetse ka nako eo mapodisi a bolaileng badiri bao ba neng ba dirile ditshupetso kwa moepong wa Lonmin Marikana.

imageAfrique du Sud: Sommet d’oppression politique après le massacre des mineurs Sep 16 AL 0 comments

Jeudi 16 août, la police sud-africaine tirait à balles réelles sur les grévistes d’une mine de platine à Marikana, assassinant froidement 34 personnes.

imageCai a máscara do ANC! Trabalhadores assassinados! Sep 05 0 comments

Declaração conjunta sobre o massacre de Marikana emitida pelo Tokologo Anarchist Collective, a Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front e o Inkululeko Wits Anarchist Collective. A constituição sulafricana promete direitos políticos e igualdade. Está bastante claro que os patrões e políticos fazem o que querem. Pisam no rosto das pessoas. Isso foi demonstrado pela matança de grevistas na mina Marikana de Lonmin.

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