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Monthly Archives: November 2012

A message from Greece (on the occasion of the European General Strike of Nov 14)

A testimony from the hellhole at Police Headquarters in Athens

greek original: BLACK FLAG, Anarchist Counter-Bulletin and Action issue no. 64, November 2012 translation by: bananasraw A testimony from the hellhole at Police Headquarters in Athens The text below contains excerpts of recorded transcripts of a conversation with one of the comrades arrested at the anti-fascist motorcade on September 30th. A deliberate pause on the torture [...]

IKEA workers are on strike

Since yesterday the workers in various IKEA shops in Greece are on wildcat strike against the new cuts to their salary that their bosses are trying to implement. The workers are striking against the wish of their union leadership which agreed with the cuts. This morning workers are concentrated in front of the IKEA shop [...]

Roarmag.org presents: Utopia on the Horizon

ROARMAG.org presents: ‘Utopia on the Horizon’, a documentary for those who chose to struggle. In May 2011, hundreds of thousands of Greeks swarmed into Syntagma Square in Athens to protest against the firesale of their country, their labor rights and their livelihoods to corrupt domestic elites and foreign financial interests. In a matter of days, [...]

Xanthi: anti-fascists trash the local office of Golden Dawn (video)

Hundreds of anti-fascists riot in the city of Agrinio as police from across Greece protect the newly-opened office of Golden Dawn Nazis

Agrinio, a medium-sized city of just over 100,000 saw some of the most severe rioting in its history on the evening of November 18th. As the Nazi party Golden Dawn formally opened an office in the city, just opposite the local police station, hundreds of police and Golden Dawn members arrived from nearby cities (but [...]

7,000 police guarding Athens and record number of metro stations closed as November 17 polytechnic uprising anniversary demonstration set to start

Update, 01.25 GMT+2. All those detained in Athens have now been released. However, in Thessaloniki, riot police stormed the university premises detaining at least 20 students randomly, inside. At the time of writing (past 1am) a solidarity gathering is under way outside the city’s police HQ. Meanwhile, in the city of Volos riot police have [...]

Antifascist motorbike patrol — video by Ross Domoney

via Aletheia photos Anti Fascist motorbike patrol. from Ross Domoney on Vimeo. Since the dramatic increase in fascist pogroms in Greece, often with the support of the police – anti fascist motorbike patrols have been formed. The patrols go into neighbourhoods where Golden Dawn (neo nazi party) have a presence and show their support to [...]