This article was written by a member of London AF (who are involved with housing activism in the City as published in Rebel City). Angry…
Report about comrades arrested on a solidarity demo who were on hunger strike in Turkey since May 24th, 2017, but were released a few days later. The demo was in support of 2 academics who are themselves on hunger strike due to their sacking after the post-coup decree ordered by Erdogan. Photo is of protests following sackings in Feb 2017.
The latest issue (no. 6, May 2017) of London AF’ s paper is out now can be freely downloaded.
Belarus state response to protests against a ‘social parasite’ tax on the employed has resulted in 100s of detentions, including anarchists. This article explains the background of the decree introduced in 2015 and the current events in 2017, and includes an appeal for support from Belarus ABC.
Anarchists in countries where International Women’s Day is celebrated (March 8th) actively point out its hypocrisy under Capitalism. The March issue of the Turkish anarchist newspaper Meydan is being published by anarchist women. They asked women anarchists internationally for contributions in support of this. AF’s gender-oppressed caucus wrote this statement.
What London AF have been up to recently Several street distributions of Resistance and Rebel City. Yesterday 5 of us distributed Rebel City in Bethnal…
Two articles with anarchist perspective on the new USA presidency, by AF members.
1 ) Whoever you vote for? Trump and anarchism.
2 ) Trump: New Possibilities.
The wave of repression unleashed by the Erdogan regime in Turkey has resulted in thousands losing their jobs and thousands imprisoned. Recently Huseyin Civan, managing editor of Meydan, a paper that represented the views of the DAF (Devrimci Anarsist Faaliyet / Anarchist Revolutionary Action), received a prison sentence of one year and three months.
2016 was very demoralising, and 2017 is looking worse. Anarchists have tended to be enduringly optimistic about the revolutionary potential of the working class. Now it seems to be at an all-time low. But this only makes revolutionary analysis and social activism more important than ever. It is time to work out what to do for the best in the new political environment, and to do it.