Around 100 people gathered in Vienna on 10 pm to have a 30 minutes long spontaneous, angry and wild demonstration on the international solidarity day for Efrin. The demonstration was an expression of the rage and anger against the occupation of Efrin by NATO, the Turkish army, IS-fascists and other allies. The front banner said `Fight4Afrin`. Loud slogans were chanted through the streets, like `Biji Berxwedane Efrine`(Long live the Resistance of Efrin`, `Ueberall Efrin, Ueberall Widerstand` (Everywhere Efrin, Everywhere Resistance), `Solidaritaet heisst Widerstand, Kampf dem Faschismus in jedem Land` (Solidarity means resistance, fighting against fascism in each country) or `Alerta, Alerta Antifascista`. There was a lot of different pyrotechnic material used. Continue reading
After the visit of the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in Berlin repression continues against Kurdish institutions in the Federal Republic. Currently a police raid will take place in publishing Mezopotamien in Neuss. Since the search is still ongoing, are so far no further information.
The publisher Mezopotamien are books out to the Kurdish liberation movement. In the German edition among others, the biography of the murdered in 2013 by the Turkish secret MIT in Paris revolutionary Sakine Cansız appeared. Continue reading
Over 100 People Detained in ICE Custody Begin Hunger Strike and Work Stoppage Inside the Northwest Detention Center. Migrants detained begin hunger strike, demand better conditions, lower bonds and end of indefinite detention
Tacoma, WA – At least 120 detained migrants in four units at the Northwest Detention Center (NWDC) have begun a hunger strike to protest the abuses they face inside the facility, which is owned and operated by GEO Group, a private prison company, for Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The strike comes at the heels of a work stoppage on Wednesday February 7th by detained people who work in the kitchen and just days after NWDC Resistance held a People’s Tribunal in front of the NWDC. Continue reading