repression

Kazakhstan: The Working Class Attempts to Find its Voice?

On 2 January, in response to a sudden increase in gas prices, protests and blockades rose up in the oil city of Zhanaozen in the Mangistau region, western Kazakhstan. The revolt has now spread across the country, including Almaty, the largest city in the country, and Nur-Sultan, the capital. It has forced the current president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, to sack his cabinet, declare a state of emergency and rescind the rise in gas prices (for six months). Despite this, the unrest continues.

Their Crimes, Our Punishment: Texas Department of Criminal Justice's State-Wide Deadly Use of Force Cover-Ups

Texas prisoner Jason Renard Walker writes on violence and cover-ups within the Texas prison system.

Italian general strike: Amazon warehouse blockaded in Piacenza, strikers attacked in Prato

Monday 11th October saw a general strike called by several base unions in Italy, which was marked by a mass blockade against an Amazon warehouse and a violent attack against picketers. Content warning for violence and graphic videos.

Solidarity with Haitian Migrant Workers facing State Repression at the Southern Border!

There could hardly be a more complete encapsulation of the brutality and savagery of capitalism in the United States than the recent photos of mostly white Border Patrol agents, armed and mounted on their horses, whipping thousands of defenseless black Haitian migrants who don’t have a penny to their name at the Southern Border. They were scenes reminiscent of slavery because of the setting, the race of those involved, and the power-dynamic between the hired thugs of the ruling class, the Border Patrol, and the desperate and destitute wretched of the Earth, the migrants.

Police Powers Bill: Preparing for Class War

The Police, Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill has given rise to a wave of ‘Kill the Bill’ protests and demonstrations across the country, and has been criticised for the wider powers it gives to the state in general and more specifically to the police.

Bức Thư Từ Một Người Vô Trị Cuba

 Bức ảnh huyền thoại: “Bất cứ ai cản bước người anh em này chính là kẻ thù.”

Bản dịch bức thư từ một người vô trị Cuba chia sẻ góc nhìn về tình hình chính trị hiện nay ở Cuba.
Originally published by Polemica Cubana. English translation at Bentley.noblogs.org.

Interview with Chicano anarchist political prisoner Xinachtli (Alvaro Luna Hernandez)

An interview with Xinachtli, a Chicano anarchist communist political prisoner serving a 50-year sentence in the Texas prison system after defending himself from an armed police officer. This interview was originally broadcast as an audio segment by The Final Straw Radio Show, who also formatted it as a printable zine.

Hot Summer in Greece: The Lockdown Abates—the Struggle Continues

In this update, our correspondents in Greece describe the state of the anarchist movement following the easing of the lockdown and review the court cases that remain from the last year of struggle. This report was first published by Crimethinc. Content warning: this article contains mentions of domestic and sexual violence.