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GERMANY: Summary of the fight for the social center Avanti

Avanti1-400x266Church squatted
In the evening of Friday the 22nd of August 2014, activists occupied the former St. Albertus Magnus church in Dortmund which was unused for over 7 years. Only minutes after the occupation was made public, nearly 40 supporters came to the area and held a gathering in front of the church in solidarity with the project and the squatters. Of course, it didn’t take long before the cops also arrived at the location, but they didn’t attempt to raid the building, and instead controlled the supporters outside. The next day, a priest in charge of matters of the church building spoke to the squatters and stated he will tolerate the occupation for one week. Immediately activists began to form work groups, trying to renovate the building to establish a social center. Read the rest of this entry

FRANCE: Weekend of anti-fascist resistance in Calais, 5-7 September and Defence Of Migrant Squats

2014-09-07_Calais_rassemblement_antifa-400x565On Sunday 7 September, local fascist group ‘Sauvons Calais’ will once again try to hold a demonstration ‘against immigration’ in Calais, bringing in hardcore neo-nazis from across France. A number of high-profile fascists have already confirmed their presence including Thomas Joly (general secretary of Parti de la France), Yvan Benedetti (conseiller municipal of Vénissieux and former-member of the now banned organization L’Œuvre française), and Richard Roudier (of Réseau Identités). It is also likely that some neonazi gangs will arrive before and stay for more time after the demo to attack vulnerable people in the streets. Read the rest of this entry

POLAND: Attack on squats in Warsaw during nationalist demonstration

anti-faOn November 11, 2013, two squats in the center of Warsaw were attacked by nationalists and fascists. The squatters resisted successfully. In their declaration the squatters’ collectives explain not only the connection between increasing right wing militancy and the state policies of exploitation and discrimination, they also make clear that a struggle against fascism has to be a struggle of the expoited against capitalism itself. Read the rest of this entry

ما هي الفاشية؟

إصدار مشترك من: الأنركيون في لبنان، الحركة المناهضة للفاشية، وراديكال بيروت

الفاشية هي السعي لوضع المجتمع بالقوّة تحت حكم سلطوي واحد لخدمة مصالح طبقة عسكرية، سياسيّة، اقتصادية، أو دينية مغلقة من الحكّام Read the rest of this entry

UK: Anti-Fascist Network statement on Saturday 7th September EDL demonstration




The Metropolitan Police arrested over 280 anti-fascist activists, local community members, and passersby in East London on 7 September, as up to 700 English Defence League supporters were allowed to march over Tower Bridge and rally at Aldgate without encountering any mass opposition. Read the rest of this entry

In Egypt as well as in France, we say no to fascism!

Coordination des Groupes Anarchistes (Coordination of Anarchist Groups – Fr) – Statement

(Arabic and French versions follow the English one)

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Greece: the antifascist response

Greece: the antifascist response

Posted by Trasybulus 22 Nov 2012

The far-right continues to grow in Greece but so to does the antifascist response. The last few weeks alone have seen antifascist actions across the country. Read the rest of this entry