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france / belgium / luxemburg / migration / racism / news report Friday July 15, 2016 19:17 byAndrew   image 1 image
At least 84 dead in Nice as a truck is deliberately driven through the huge crowds marking the anniversary of the French Revolution. The driver who was shot be police after plowing through the crowd for 1.2km is reported to be a French citizen of Tunisian descent. The method of attack which is very similar to one advocated in the ISIS magazine strongly suggests an ISIS /Daesh attack. read full story / add a comment
Nigel Farange in front of a Leave poster which many pointed out was very similar to a Nazi propaganda film.
ireland / britain / migration / racism / feature Thursday June 30, 2016 05:19 byAndrew   text 5 comments (last - tuesday july 12, 2016 22:00)   image 1 image
The Leave / Brexit vote in the referendum came in the end as a surprise, a narrow win for Remain was expected. This may be because the core Leave vote was in the run-down white working class communities of the now desolate English and Welsh industrial zones. A population trapped in conditions of long-term unemployment and poverty who no one really pays much attention to anymore. Some on the left have seized on the makeup of this core vote to suggest that there was some progressive element to the Brexit vote despite the campaign being led by racist hatemongers and wealthy US-oriented neoliberals. Mostly that’s a mixture of wishful thinking and post hoc justification for having called for a Leave vote in the first place, but it is true that a section of the working class, C2DEs in marketing speak, voted to Leave in close to a 2:1 ratio. Is the class composition of that vote enough to automatically make it progressive regardless of content? And what does it tell us that a section of the radical left seems to think the answer to that question is yes, that it is enough to be anti-establishment? read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / imperialism / war / opinion / analysis Sunday June 26, 2016 00:06 byAndrew   text 2 comments (last - sunday june 26, 2016 09:56)
An anarchist analysis of the Brexit vote read full story / add a comment
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ireland / britain / anarchist movement / opinion / analysis Tuesday May 03, 2016 18:42 byAndrew   image 1 image
Here are 9 video and audio recordings from the Dublin anarchist bookfair. So whether you were far away or were there but had to miss one session in order to attend another this is your chance to catch up. read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / history / opinion / analysis Wednesday April 20, 2016 21:31 byAndrew   text 3 comments (last - thursday april 28, 2016 20:41)
Almost a century ago, an armed insurrection took place in Ireland to end British rule and to establish an independent Irish Republic. The 1916 Rising was soon accompanied by major popular revolts against World War One across Europe and later emulated by anti-colonial movements across the Global South. When it comes to remembering the 1916 Rising, why do conservative politicians and historians want to convince us that it would have been better for us if Pearse and Connolly had stayed at home? Why did the state parade lots of military equipment and personnel down O’Connell Street to mark the centenary? Why did so many people turn out to watch it? This panel attempts to think through the meaning of 1916 for us today, and the politics at stake in how these events are remembered, forgotten, and mis-remembered. read full story / add a comment
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ireland / britain / anarchist movement / news report Thursday April 14, 2016 17:52 byAndrew   image 1 image
Every year hundreds of people attend the Dublin Anarchist Bookfair for a day of inspiring discussions and the opportunity of meeting lots of other radicals, browsing books and meeting campaigns.

The 11th Dublin Anarchist Bookfair will take place Saturday 16th of April around Smithfield square, there will also be a major event on the Friday night in the Teachers Club, 35 Parnell Square.

On the Saturday the book & campaign stalls will be in The Generator on the east side of Smithfield square, doors open at 9.30 for setup, 10.00 for early browsing. The meetings will also be in two pubs, the Cobblestone at the top (north) of the square and Frank Ryans which is just off the South West corner on Queen st. read full story / add a comment
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international / the left / opinion / analysis Friday February 19, 2016 19:20 byAndrew Flood   image 1 image
Why can’t the 99% simply vote in a government that acts in their interest and not that of the 1%

At a simple level parliamentary elections sound like the ideal way for the mass of the ‘have nots’ to use their numbers to overcome the power and influences of the tiny number of have’s. Occupy talked about this division in the language of the 1% and 99%; a crude approximation that does reflect a reality where the number of wealthy decision makers is actually very tiny, indeed less than 1%. So, why can’t the 99% simply vote in a government that acts in their interest and not that of the 1%? read full story / add a comment
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international / anarchist movement / opinion / analysis Tuesday February 16, 2016 16:33 byAndrewNFlood   image 1 image
What if we build it and they don’t come? That was the experience of the left during the crisis - decades had been spent building organisations and a model of how crisis would create revolution but when the crisis arrived the left discovered that the masses weren’t convinced. The expected pattern of crisis leading to small strikes and protests, then to mass strikes and riot and then perhaps to general strike and revolution didn’t flow as expected. Under that theory the radical left would at first be marginal but then as conditions drove class militancy to new heights the workers disappointed by reformist politicians and unions leaders would move quickly to swell its ranks. read full story / add a comment
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internacional / moviment anarquista / opinion/analysis Tuesday February 16, 2016 16:29 byAndrewNFlood   image 1 image
“Horitzontalisme” és un terme emergent utilitzat per descriure les característiques claus comunes de les ones de rebel·lió de la darrera dècada. “Occupy”, el 2011, ha estat el cim fins a la data, però el terme, per sí mateix, sembla originar-se amb la rebel·lió a l’Argentina després de la crisi bancària de 2001. Marina Sitrin en el seu llibre sobre aquella revolta utilitza el terme (en castellà, òbviament) per descriure el barri, lloc de treball i les assemblees d’aturats que sorgiren per formar “els moviments socials que clamaven per l’autogestió, l’autonomia i la democràcia directa.” read full story / add a comment
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Ιρλανδία / Μεγάλη Βρετανία / Περιβάλλον / Γνώμη / Ανάλυση Thursday January 07, 2016 04:04 byAndrew Flood   image 1 image
Τότε ήταν η κρίση του Παγκοσμίου Πολέμου που εξάντλησε τα όρια της κοινοβουλευτικής δημοκρατίας και, τελικά, οδήγησε σε μαζική εξέγερση. Σήμερα οι κρίσεις που αντιμετωπίζουμε είναι αρκετά διαφορετικές, αλλά είναι όλο και πιο σαφές ότι δεν είναι λιγότερο καταστροφικές και όλο και περισσότερο δεν μπορούν να γίνουν αντικείμενο τροποποιήσεων. read full story / add a comment
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ireland / britain / environment / opinion / analysis Saturday January 02, 2016 21:59 byAndrew Flood   image 1 image
We awake to news that more towns in Ireland are under water due to storm flooding. And that perhaps the sea ice at the north pole might melt due to temperatures rising above zero. The first story is given a lot more prominence in Irish media than the second but strangely at the same time another story is being celebrated. The start of yet more greenhouse gases being pumped out of their safe place far below the sea off the Irish shore to be processed and then released into the atmosphere via the Corrib refinery (The refinery was sold off by the Irish Government to the Shell company for a fraction of what it is worth). read full story / add a comment
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Ως αναρχικοί πιστεύουμε ότι τα αφεντικά θα αντισταθούν σε μια επανάσταση, οπότε προκύπτει ότι δεχόμαστε την ανάγκη μιας ένοπλης δύναμης για να υπερασπιστεί την επανάσταση. Αλλά οι αναρχικοί αντιτίθενται επίσης στο μιλιταρισμό, που περιλαμβάνει τακτικούς στρατούς που ελέγχονται από το κράτος μέσω των αξιωματικών, οι οποίοι έχουν ειδικά προνόμια όπως επιπλέον μερίδες, καλύτερα τρίμηνα, χαιρετισμό, κ.λπ. Έτσι, λοιπόν, ποια εναλλακτική λύση προτείνουν οι αναρχικοί; read full story / add a comment
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ireland / britain / history of anarchism / opinion / analysis Friday October 23, 2015 17:15 byAndrew Flood   text 1 comment (last - thursday october 29, 2015 07:06)   image 1 image
One of the key foundation documents for the Workers Solidarity Movement is the ‘Organizational Platform of the General Union of Anarchists (Draft)’ This text was written in Paris in 1926 by a group that included exiled Russian and Ukrainian anarchists and was very influenced by the lessons they drew from the Russian Revolution. Three of the authors -- Nestor Makhno, Ida Mett, Piotr Archinov -- were then and now very well known anarchists, the remaining two -- Valevsky and Linsky -- I know relatively little about. read full story / add a comment
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greece / turkey / cyprus / repression / prisoners / opinion / analysis Tuesday October 13, 2015 17:45 byAndrew Flood   text 1 comment (last - tuesday october 13, 2015 19:04)   image 1 image
Graffiti has appeared at the site of the bomb explosion in Ankara yesterday that reads "It was not terror that killed us, it was the state." This is reflecting the widespread belief that the true origins of the bombing that killed around 100 people at the pro Kurdish peace demonstration are to be found in Erdogan's AKP party desperate attempt to intensify conflict in the hope of polarizing the electorate ahead of Novembers elections. The same process in other words that those killed yesterday were demonstrating against. read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / economy / opinion / analysis Thursday September 24, 2015 21:51 byAndrew
How many could we house, educate and care for with 19 billion? The Irish government is currently furiously fighting the European Union to prevent Apple paying us back taxes it owes us. There has been a lot of ‘concern’ about government plans to spend 48 million looking after 4000 people fleeing warfare in Syria and Iraq. The government and the media defend there ‘our own’ is first - the super rich in Ireland and elsewhere! read full story / add a comment
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ireland / britain / gender / news report Monday August 10, 2015 17:07 byAndrew Flood   image 1 image
Amnesty International is holding its International Council Meeting in Dublin this week and earlier today many of the delegate attending staged a protest at the Dail (Irish Parliament) against the criminalisation of women under Ireland's anti-choice laws. read full story / add a comment
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ireland / britain / gender / news report Thursday July 23, 2015 19:35 byAndrew   image 1 image
A couple of hundred people came to the pro choice solidarity rally in Dublin, Ireland last nigh organised by the WSMt. It was called to protest against the prosecution of a women in Belfast for supplying her daughter with the abortion pill. read full story / add a comment
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ireland / britain / workplace struggles / news report Tuesday July 07, 2015 17:51 byAndrew   image 1 image
Friday June 12ths shock closure of the iconic Clery’s department store in Dublin shows how the law is set up to favour capital and screw workers. Workers are being told there may be no additional redundancy or owed holiday payments as the company is in debt. But this is only the case because right before the closure the largest asset, the building itself, was separated off from the accumulated debts. This was almost certainly legal under our system but of such obvious dubious morality that the workers could expect massive popular support if they occupied the building on a permanent ongoing basis. read full story / add a comment
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ireland / britain / gender / opinion / analysis Friday May 22, 2015 23:33 byAndrew   text 1 comment (last - saturday may 23, 2015 03:39)   image 2 images
Southern Ireland is voting toward on whether to allow Marriage equality, that is to extend marriage to couples of the same gender. Young migrants have flocked back to the country in the last 24 hours to help insure the referendum passes. If it does Ireland will be the first country in the work to introduce Marriage equality by popular referendum yet it was one of the last countries in Europe to decriminalise sex between men. In that sense the referendum is about much more than the issue of Marriage but it also a battle against the 'old Ireland' of clerical control and an authoritarian state that sought to control all aspects of the lives of those under its control. The articles that follow are some of the many that the Workers Solidarity Movement have published, for the most part via their Facebook page. read full story / add a comment
mashriq / arabia / iraq / gender / link to video Wednesday May 13, 2015 23:07 byPaul - edited by Andrew
This sessions at the 2015 Dublin anarchist bookfair examined the reasons why gender liberation is central to the Rojava revolution in northern Syria and looks in particular at the importance of the struggle against tribal feudalism. read full story / add a comment
Employees at the Zarfati Garage in Mishur Adumim vote to strike on July 22, 2014. (Photo courtesy of Ma’an workers union)

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textRefusons la spirale de la guerre ! 23:29 Sun 24 Jul by Relations Extérieures de la CGA 0 comments

Communiqué de la CGA, juillet 2016

leonduarte.jpg imageUruguay: 40 Años, León Duarte, presente 19:13 Fri 22 Jul by AGRUPACIÓN “LA HUELLA” / LISTA 5 0 comments

13 de julio de 1976, León “Loco” Duarte

13 de julio de 1985, Washington “Perro” Pérez

spainbarricade2.jpg image80 χρόνια κοινωνική ε... 17:42 Fri 22 Jul by Αναρχοσυνδικαλιστική Πρωτοβουλία Ροσινάντε 0 comments

Γιατί η ιστορία του ανθρώπου δεν έχει τέλος, είναι η ιστορία της ελευθερίας. Και μέσα σε αυτήν, οι άξεστοι εργάτες και οι ξωμάχοι αγρότες της Καταλονίας, της Αραγονίας, των Αστουριών, υπήρξαν οι πρώτοι αληθινοί ενήλικες ανάμεσά μας: Χωρίς θεό και χωρίς αφέντη.

cny5szixeaatnwy.jpg imageΣτα στρατόπεδα Παρ&#... 18:03 Thu 21 Jul by «δυσήνιος ίππος» 0 comments

Την Τετάρτη 20 Ιούλη διαδηλώσαμε μαζί με συντρόφους και συντρόφισσες από την Ελλάδα και πολλές χώρες της Ευρώπης στα κέντρα κράτησης μεταναστών και προσφύγων στο Παρανέστι Δράμας και στην Ξάνθη. Στο στρατόπεδο συγκέντρωσης στο Παρανέστι, ισχυρές αστυνομικές δυνάμεις είχαν αποκλείσει κάθε πρόσβαση προς το χώρο και μόνο ένας μικρός αριθμός διαδηλωτών κατάφερε να μπει στο χώρο και να έρθει σε επικοινωνία με τους πρόσφυγες και τους μετανάστες, οι οποίοι μετέφεραν πως αντιμετωπίζουν πολλά προβλήματα σίτισης και ιατρικής περίθαλψης.

578591f8baa1d.jpeg imageA mes y medio del paro camionero: ¡La lucha viva en las carreteras! 10:22 Thu 21 Jul by Steven Crux 0 comments

Se completa cerca de 44 días de, quizás, el paro más largo y radical que ha vivido el gobierno Santos. Las noticias se llenan de disturbios, llantas quemadas, autos estrellados, intervenciones policiales, la subida de los precios de la canasta familiar y de discursos presidenciales, por supuesto, acompañando al gobernante de la nación siempre los altos comandantes de la policía y el Ejército.

rocinante.jpg imageΝα απαλλάξουμε την &... 04:57 Thu 21 Jul by Αναρχοσυνδικαλιστική Πρωτοβουλία Ροσινάντε 0 comments

Να απαλλάξουμε την ανθρωπότητα από τη δολοφονική μηχανή των κρατών, των θρησκειών και του Κεφαλαίου. Να αναδείξουμε την τρυφερότητα της ελευθερίας και της αλληλεγγύης.

turkey_coup_2737355_1.jpg imageDarbe Devlettir, Devrim Özgürlük! 05:54 Wed 20 Jul by Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet 0 comments

1980 darbesinden bu yana, bu topraklardaki devlet varlığının kaçınılmaz bir siyasi gerçeği olan darbe, 36 yıl sonra 15 Temmuz’unu 16’sına bağlayan gece vuku buldu. İstanbul ve Ankara merkezli gerçekleşen askeri hareketlilikte pek çok devlet binası bir süreliğine bloke edildi. Ankara’da savaş uçaklarının havalanması ve İstanbul’da köprülerin askerler tarafından trafiğe kapatılmasıyla başlayan darbe, Genelkurmay Başkanı’nın rehin alınması, sokaklarda tank ve silah seslerinin yükselmesiyle devam etti. MİT Müsteşarlığı binasından TBMM’ye birçok devlet binası F16’lar ve helikopterlerle vuruldu; pek çok yerde asker ve polis arasında silahlı çatışmalar yaşandı. Bu gelişmeleri izleyen süreçte devlet televizyonunun yayını kesilerek canlı yayında “Yurtta Sulh Konseyi” imzası taşıyan darbe bildirisi okundu. “5 saatlik darbe” sona erdiğinde yüz üzerinde asker, 80 üzerinde polis ve 80 üzerinde darbe karşıtı protestocu öldü. Aralarında çok sayıda yüksek rütbeli komutanın bulunduğu 2839 asker gözaltına alındı.

turkey_coup_2737355.jpg imageCoup is the State, Revolution is Liberty! 05:41 Wed 20 Jul by Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet 0 comments

The coup, which has been an inevitable reality of the state presence in this geography since the military coup of 1980, arose after 36 years, on the night of July 15. Many state buildings were blocked for a few hours during the military mobilisation based in Istanbul and Ankara. The coup started with flypast of fighter jets in Ankara and blocking of bridges in Istanbul by soldiers, and continued with taking hostage of chief of general staff and tank noise and gun shots in the streets. Many state buildings were shot by F16s and helicopters including the parliament building and the headquarters of National Intelligence Organisation; There were clash of arms in many places between soldiers and police. Following the events, national state television broadcast was cut and the coup declaration signed 'Peace at Home Council'' was read. When the ''5 Hour Coup'' ended, more than one hundred soldiers, more than eighty police officers and more than eighty anti-coup protesters died. 2839 soldiers, among them many high ranked ones, were taken into custody.

13734764_548758241978847_977224745_n.jpg imageSantiago de Chile: Marcha Multisectorial-Territorial en la Zona Norte 06:50 Tue 19 Jul by Camila Jiménez 0 comments

Los y las integrantes de sindicatos, organizaciones estudiantiles, territoriales y de pobladoras y pobladores de la zona norte se reunieron esta tarde frente a la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Chile con motivo de la jornada de protesta por la educación.

fotomarcha.jpg imageA marchar este lunes 25 de julio: De la soberanía del cuerpo a la soberanía del pueblo 06:46 Tue 19 Jul by Solidaridad-FCL Valparaíso 0 comments

El aborto ha sido una práctica cultural milenaria realizada a lo largo de la historia entre, por y para mujeres de modo soberano y con autonomía de cualquier autoridad. En el caso de Chile es importante recordar que ya en 1931 el aborto terapéutico como derecho social se encontraba regulado, para luego ser arrebatado en 1975 y ratificada dicha prohibición en 1989 por la dictadura cívico-militar, perpetuando el carácter restringido y autoritario de la actual supuesta democracia.

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imageΚολλεκτίβες στην Ε&#... Jul 24 by Lucien van der Walt 0 comments

Το κράτος δεν παρέχει μία εναλλακτική οδό στον καπιταλισμό ούτε ο καπιταλισμός στο κράτος. Και οι δύο αυτές δομές κοινωνικής οργάνωσης συνδέονται εσωτερικά και αλληλοσυμπληρώνονται. Δεδομένου του γεγονότος ότι καμία από τις δύο δομές δεν είναι επιθυμητή αναδύεται η ερώτηση: υπάρχει ένας τρίτος δρόμος; Η συζήτηση που προηγήθηκε για τον αναρχο-συνδικαλιστικό-ακρατικό σοσιαλισμό – προσπάθησε να δείξει τη διανοητική συνοχή, την πιθανότητα, και την επιθυμία του ως εναλλακτικής διεξόδου. Το θέμα επομένως που αντιμετωπίζουν οι σοσιαλιστές δεν είναι: “εάν ήρθε το τέλος της ιστορίας” Η πρόκληση μάλλον είναι να ανακαλύψουμε ξανά και να μάθουμε από ένα σημαντικό κομμάτι της ιστορίας, την πλούσια και ιστορικά καταξιωμένη παράδοση του αναρχοσυνδικαλισμού.

imageAlgunas reflexiones en torno al “mayo chilote” Jul 22 by Derek Ángulo 0 comments

Durante enero de este año la llegada de la marea roja desató una serie de movilizaciones en la Región de Los Lagos. Esta era la causa principal presentada por el gobierno para la crisis socioambiental que azotaba la región, silenciando las consecuencias de la depredación de las empresas salmoneras en la zona. Una salmonera había vertido el día 9 de mayo, 9 toneladas de desperdicios a 17 millas de la costa de Ancud, con la aprobación de Directemar y Sernapesca. Pero este no era un hecho aislado, ya habían pasado 40 años de industria salmonera en el territorio.

imageSpagna 1936 - le collettività Jul 20 by Alternativa Libertaria/FdCA 0 comments

dal libro di Gaston Leval, "Né Franco né Stalin : le collettività anarchiche spagnole nella lotta contro Franco e la reazione staliniana" Istituto Editoriale Italiano, 1952

textIrriducibilità al capitalismo significa lavorare in termini di partecipazione Jul 20 by Alternativa Libertaria/FdCA 0 comments

post-fazione al libro "Biologico, collettivo, solidale: Dalla filiera agricola alle azioni mutualistiche, il modello partecipativo della Cooperativa Iris" di Monia Andreani, ed.Altreconomia 2016

imageLe coup d'État raté, un "don de Dieu" pour exacerber la dérive autoritaire en Turquie Jul 18 by José Antonio Gutiérrez D. 0 comments

La tentative de coup d'État, mal ficelée et ratée, a été décrite par le président turc Erdoğan "comme un don de Dieu". Certains sont mêmes allés jusqu'à dire que le président turc avait finalement eu son "incendie du Reichstag", qu'il va utiliser comme un prétexte parfait pour continuer à imposer son projet autoritaire et réduire au silence les voix critiques dans le pays comme à l'étranger.

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imageUruguay: 40 Años, León Duarte, presente Jul 22 LISTA UNITARIA 5-1930 / FUECYS 0 comments

13 de julio de 1976, León “Loco” Duarte

13 de julio de 1985, Washington “Perro” Pérez

image80 χρόνια κοινωνική ε... Jul 22 0 comments

Γιατί η ιστορία του ανθρώπου δεν έχει τέλος, είναι η ιστορία της ελευθερίας. Και μέσα σε αυτήν, οι άξεστοι εργάτες και οι ξωμάχοι αγρότες της Καταλονίας, της Αραγονίας, των Αστουριών, υπήρξαν οι πρώτοι αληθινοί ενήλικες ανάμεσά μας: Χωρίς θεό και χωρίς αφέντη.

imageΝα απαλλάξουμε την &... Jul 21 0 comments

Να απαλλάξουμε την ανθρωπότητα από τη δολοφονική μηχανή των κρατών, των θρησκειών και του Κεφαλαίου. Να αναδείξουμε την τρυφερότητα της ελευθερίας και της αλληλεγγύης.

imageDarbe Devlettir, Devrim Özgürlük! Jul 20 DAF 0 comments

1980 darbesinden bu yana, bu topraklardaki devlet varlığının kaçınılmaz bir siyasi gerçeği olan darbe, 36 yıl sonra 15 Temmuz’unu 16’sına bağlayan gece vuku buldu. İstanbul ve Ankara merkezli gerçekleşen askeri hareketlilikte pek çok devlet binası bir süreliğine bloke edildi. Ankara’da savaş uçaklarının havalanması ve İstanbul’da köprülerin askerler tarafından trafiğe kapatılmasıyla başlayan darbe, Genelkurmay Başkanı’nın rehin alınması, sokaklarda tank ve silah seslerinin yükselmesiyle devam etti. MİT Müsteşarlığı binasından TBMM’ye birçok devlet binası F16’lar ve helikopterlerle vuruldu; pek çok yerde asker ve polis arasında silahlı çatışmalar yaşandı. Bu gelişmeleri izleyen süreçte devlet televizyonunun yayını kesilerek canlı yayında “Yurtta Sulh Konseyi” imzası taşıyan darbe bildirisi okundu. “5 saatlik darbe” sona erdiğinde yüz üzerinde asker, 80 üzerinde polis ve 80 üzerinde darbe karşıtı protestocu öldü. Aralarında çok sayıda yüksek rütbeli komutanın bulunduğu 2839 asker gözaltına alındı.

imageCoup is the State, Revolution is Liberty! Jul 20 DAF 0 comments

The coup, which has been an inevitable reality of the state presence in this geography since the military coup of 1980, arose after 36 years, on the night of July 15. Many state buildings were blocked for a few hours during the military mobilisation based in Istanbul and Ankara. The coup started with flypast of fighter jets in Ankara and blocking of bridges in Istanbul by soldiers, and continued with taking hostage of chief of general staff and tank noise and gun shots in the streets. Many state buildings were shot by F16s and helicopters including the parliament building and the headquarters of National Intelligence Organisation; There were clash of arms in many places between soldiers and police. Following the events, national state television broadcast was cut and the coup declaration signed 'Peace at Home Council'' was read. When the ''5 Hour Coup'' ended, more than one hundred soldiers, more than eighty police officers and more than eighty anti-coup protesters died. 2839 soldiers, among them many high ranked ones, were taken into custody.

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