Category Archives: Anarchists

Friends like these: some thoughts on free speech, alliances, agreeing with people, and guilt by association

Another week, another round of disagreements over how to respond to transphobia. The latest news is that Peace News have weighed in with their take on the bookfair conflict, while over in Canada frat-boy “we’re definitely not fascist, we just … Continue reading

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G20 trial updates: Fabio is free (for now), Peike remains imprisoned

A quick update on the latest news from Hamburg: after the prosecution’s delaying attempts finally ran out, Fabio was granted bail today, and so will be out of prison until at least the end of his trial, and hopefully for … Continue reading

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Hamburg G20 case: Fabio Vettorel to be released on bail

In the latest developments from the case of Fabio Vettorel, who’s been held in pre-trial detention since July on charges related to the Hamburg G20 protests, the prosecution’s attempts to stop him getting bail have now been exhausted, so he … Continue reading

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Repression updates: Fabio from the Hamburg G20, Vaughn uprising prisoners and more

A few more pieces of prison-related news: In Germany, the case of Fabio, who’s been detained since the Hamburg G20 this summer, drags on. There’s really not a lot of English-language news about his case, it’s almost all Italian or … Continue reading

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Update on imprisoned/extradited Polish anti-fascist Patryk Cichoń

From Brighton ABC: “After first month in Polish jails that was heavy and depressing, Patryk feels much better. He had been moved to a 3-man cell and his cell mates are ok, plus he is soon going to start work … Continue reading

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Leaflets, letters, and the anti-anti-semitism of fools

I had initially intended to avoid writing anything directly about the dramas that have erupted around the London Anarchist Bookfair – partly because I think there are more important issues, but also because I wasn’t there on the day, I … Continue reading

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Prisons update for mid-November, take two: updates on Herman Bell, Kara Wild and others

Having just published a round-up of prison-related news a few days ago, a whole bunch of stuff’s gone up since then that seems worth including: Kara Wild, the Chicago anarchist convicted of helping damage a cop car during the revolt … Continue reading

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