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Clausnitz: Do German Police Turn A Blind Eye to The Far Right?

The police operation against refugees in Clausnitz on February 18th raised many questions about the role of the police. Videos showed that the police did not clear an unauthorized protest by a racist mob in the German village, but instead used violence against frightened refugee children. On February 18th a car blocked a bus with refugees which was on its Read More

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Protests Against The Construction of 5 Star Hotel on La Tejita Beach in Tenerife

On December 29, 2015 local media at Tenerife reported that the city government of Granadilla (Tenerife) wants to give a license to build a five star hotel at La Tejita beach near El Medano. On February 27th, there will be a large demonstration in Santa Crut de Tenerife against the construction plans in the “special reserve Read More

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Global Assault On Freedoms, Warns Amnesty International

International protection of human rights is in danger, as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led to a whole-scale assault on basic freedoms and rights, warned Amnesty International as it launched its annual assessment of human rights around the world. “Your rights are in jeopardy: they are being treated with utter contempt by Read More

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Racist Germans Hinder Fire Fighters & Celebrate as Refugee Shelter Burns Down

In Bautzen, Germany a racist mob celebrated as a planned refugee center burned down on Sunday. The mob also hindered firefighters from extinguishing the blaze. Police spokesperson Thomas Knaut said: “Some people reacted to the arson with derogatory comments and undisguised joy.” Two men were detained as they refused to leave the area around the burning building Read More

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Anonymous Activist Matt DeHart Sentenced to 7.5 Years

Yesterday in Nashville, Judge Aleta Trauger of United States District Court sentenced 31-year-old Anonymous activist Matt DeHart—called a courier for WikiLeaks by his best-known advocates, the Courage Foundation—to seven and a half years behind bars followed by thirteen years of supervised release, despite being one of multiple judicial authorities who have expressed doubts about the Read More

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Pegida March To Site Of Hitler’s 1923 Putsch In Munich, Germany

More than 2500 racists joined the xenophobic Pegida march in Dresden last night. There were also nazi marches in Berlin, Duisburg, Hannover and Munich. In Munich nazis marched to the Feldherrnhalle, which was the site of a brief battle that ended Hitler’s initial coup, “Beer Hall Putsch” in 1923. After racist mobs blocked a bus with refugees in Clausnitz,  and cheered an Read More

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Greenpeace Activists Block Secret TTIP Talks

Trade negotiators were due to discuss special court for corporations to sue governments Brussels – Greenpeace activists have blocked EU and US negotiators from holding secret talks in Brussels for a trade deal that would give multinational corporations unprecedented power. The protesters warned that TTIP – the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement – is Read More

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Oil Spills Contaminate Amazon Waterways

Peru – Three devastating oil spills have occurred in the Peruvian Amazon since January 25th spilling thousands of barrels of oil into Amazonian rivers. The first rupture of the North Peruvian Pipeline occurred on Jan. 25 in the municipality of Imaza-Chiriaco, Amazonas region, where it’s estimated that between 2,000 and 3,000 barrels of crude were Read More

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Over 30 Rallies Planned Against FBI Demand to Backdoor iPhone

In Washington, DC protesters will gather at FBI Headquarters EFF press release – Concerned iPhone users and digital security supporters will gather at Apple stores in more than 30 cities this coming Tuesday, February 23rd, exactly one week after a court order that attempts to force Apple to write software that would undermine the safety Read More

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Germany: Police Let Racist Mob “Welcome” Refugees In Clausnitz

Two videos tell a very alarming story about refugees in Germany today. One video shows that German police forces did not interfere as a racist mob “welcomed” refugees in Clausnitz, Germany last night. Photos show that the bus the refugees were sitting in was also blocked by cars before it arrived in Clausnitz. The second video is much worse, and involves the Read More

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International Conference Of Refugees And Migrants In Hamburg

In August 2015 the politically active refugees from Berlin, Hannover and Hamburg together organized a nationwide Refugee Conference in Hannover.  Building on this cooperation, activists have the pleasure to invite you to the International Conference of Refugees and Migrants on 26-28th February 2016  in Hamburg. This self-organized conference aims at empowering existing and developing new networks of refugees as well as creating the possibility to analyze the current situation Read More

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“A Day Without Latinos,” 10k+ Protest Racist Laws in Madison

Massive protests in Madison are going on against racist legislation that would make Wisconsin a hostile environment for immigrants. Businesses across the state are shutting down to show people what a day without Latinos would look like. The protest has been an enormous success, with crowd estimates in the tens of thousands. Thousands of people have come Read More

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Two LAPD Officers Charged for Sexually Assaulting Women While on Duty

Two officers will soon be joining Daniel Holtzclaw as rapist cops put in prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting at least four women, many times while on duty. The officers took advantage of women they arrested for victimless crimes such as drugs, and forced them to commit sex acts. The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office released this statement Read More

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Calls To Protest Fortress Europe During European Police Congress In Berlin

  On February 23-24 the annual European Police Congress will be held at the Berlin Congress Center (BCC). According to the organizers, this year’s subject of the Congress will be “Police 4.0. Local crime scene – global cause. Terrorism – Cyber – Organized crime”. One of the speakers at the congress will be Fabrice Leggeri, executive Read More

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Bench Warrant Issued for LAPD Chief Beck in Black Lives Matter Trial

As reported by Jasmyne Cannick, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge David Herriford originally issued a bench warrant to be held for Chief Charlie Beck until 1:30 pm yesterday. He was a no show, and the warrant has been extended to 11:00 am today. Beck was to report to Department 68 of LA’s Metro Traffic Read More

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Greece: Molotov attack against Zaimi 11 squat in Exarchia, Athens

The Zaimi 11 squat–Polymorphous Action Space of Anarchists was attacked by unknown persons with two Molotov cocktails. In the early hours of Tuesday, February 16th 2016, at around 04:40am, the squatted Polymorphous Action Space of Anarchists Zaimi 11 was attacked by unknown persons with two Molotov cocktails, one of which burst against the front door Read More

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Germany: Hoax Map Debunks Absurd Rumors About Refugees

Hoax Map is debunking rumors about refugees The German website Hoax Map is debunking false rumors and fake news stories accusing refugees in Europe of crimes ranging from ridiculous to disturbing in nature. The live map features the location of the reported hoax, a description of the false claim and a link to a report Read More

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European March For Refugee Rights Demands Safe Passage

On February 27 there will be a European day of action to demand safe passage for refugees instead of closing borders with fences and navy patrols. There will be actions and demonstrations in more than 65 cities in 17 countries. We publish the call for the European Day of Action here (Unedited): “On the 27th of February, European citizens Read More

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My Escape: Videos Recorded By Refugees Themselves

Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing to Europe in the hope of starting a new life in safety. The German documentary My Escape shares their dramatic and personal stories of escape using photos and videos captured and recorded by the refugees themselves. The stories of escape are dramatic, unique and shocking – stories which Read More

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White Supremacists on Scalia Death: “We’re Screwed”

Just how terrible was Justice Scalia? Well for one, the left hasn’t been this united since Thatcher died, and the far right seem to be in full on panic mode. A screenshot obtained from White Nationalist website “Stormfront” by our friends at Idavox pretty much sums it up: Meanwhile the rest of us are like… Antonin Read More

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