Barcelona: the battle for the Banc Expropriat goes on, a week in the streets

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Last Monday, the Catalan riot police (Mossos d’Esquadra) evicted El Banc Expropriat, a long-running squat and neighbourhood hub in the Gracia area of Barcelona. Demos and street clashes have continued all week (the latest going on as we write today) as thousands of people try to retake the building, which … Continue reading

This Saturday: demo at Spanish Embassy in solidarity with comrades under attack


DEMO this Saturday 14 November 6PM at the Spanish Embassy in London. Belgrave Square, SW1X 8SB. Solidarity with anarchists under attack from the state’s “Operation Pandora“, and the Straight Edge Madrid comrades targeted by “Operation Ice” last week. Fakebook event here. Manifestación en la Embajada de España en Londres en … Continue reading

Barcelona: Solidarity demo with anarchists persecuted by the State (13 June)


An “anti-repression” demonstration brought together nearly 500 people this Saturday, June 13, 2015 [1] in Barcelona under the slogan “if they attack us for our struggles, we will respond with struggle,” it was called in solidarity with incarcerated and persecuted comrades following operations ‘Piñata’ (two are still detained, three others … Continue reading

Barcelona: Metro ticket machines sabotaged

Insurrection News via Indymedia Barcelona 11.05.15: A group of hooded activists entered Palau Reial metro station in Barcelona and destroyed ticket validating machines and ticket sales machines as well as painting slogans against exorbitant public transport fares and in favor of free public transport. The activists also distributed copies of … Continue reading

Brighton: Demo today in solidarity with ‘Operacion Pinata’ anarchists in Spain & Catalunya


From abc brighton via 325. **NB: There is a demonstration organised for Brighton at the Clock-Tower on Sunday 12th at 6pm** Last Monday (April 30th) there was a new repressive strike against the anarchist movement in Spain. Thirty-eight people were arrested in a police operation under the name ‘Operación Piñata‘. … Continue reading