Russian Anti-Fascists Imprisoned. Defend our Comrades!

Andrew Coates reports at Tendance Coatesy: You can support the “network” case defendants by sending them solidarity messages, donating to the support campaign, and spreading the word about the case. See the Rupression site for details The BBC reports: Russia jails members of ‘non-existent’ terror group Set Seven Russian anarchists and anti-fascist activists have been handed lengthy jail … Continue reading Russian Anti-Fascists Imprisoned. Defend our Comrades!

Comrade Anti-Fascists, Greens, Kurds, Leftists: check if you are on the ‘Counter- Terrorism’ list

Andrew Coates writes (at Tendance Coatesy): Greenpeace included with neo-Nazis on UK counter-terror list Guardian. Exclusive: Extinction Rebellion and Peta also named in anti-extremism briefing alongside Combat 18 and National Action. Among the groups listed with no known link to terrorist violence or known threat to national security are Stop the War, the Palestinian Solidarity … Continue reading Comrade Anti-Fascists, Greens, Kurds, Leftists: check if you are on the ‘Counter- Terrorism’ list

Taiwan repudiates fascist world order

By Bill Weinberg (at Countervortex) Following a bitter campaign dominated by “fake news” generated from China and punctuated by sexist personal attacks on President Tsai Ing-wen, the incumbent was re-elected in the Jan. 11 race, overwhelmingly defeating her main challenger, Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu of the Kuomintang (KMT). Tsai, of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), received 8.17 … Continue reading Taiwan repudiates fascist world order

Spencer Sunshine: “El Paso Blood Is on the Hands of Everyone Who Has Scapegoated Migrants”

Above: Trump stirs up hate in El Paso earlier this year The prominent US anti-fascist campaigner Spencer Sunshine has written this excellent piece on the El Paso shooting: The far right in the United States changes its look every few years, cycling through hoods, shaved heads and boots, polo shirts and fashy haircuts, and even … Continue reading Spencer Sunshine: “El Paso Blood Is on the Hands of Everyone Who Has Scapegoated Migrants”

After Christchurch, organise against the far right

By Riki Lane Friday 15 March was a day of contrast in both Australia and New Zealand – exuberance and militant action by students striking for climate action in both Australia; followed immediately by immense sadness, horror and anger at the mass murder by a fascist at a mosque in Christchurch. The apparent attacker, an … Continue reading After Christchurch, organise against the far right

Last, loneliest, loveliest, lacerated

Rosie Bell writes (at her blog) I have been mourning that my beautiful, laid-back homeland should be so violated. We expect physical earthquakes, like the one that knocked down Christchurch back in 2011 and killed 185 people. We don’t expect to be shaken to pieces by terrorism. The last terrorist attack was back in 1985, … Continue reading Last, loneliest, loveliest, lacerated

New Zealand Jews “sickened, devastated” by Mosque shootings

By Cnaan Liphshiz at Forward: Kai Schwoerer/Getty Image...Members of the public react in front of the Masjd Al Noor Mosque as they fear for their relatives on March 15, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. 49 people have been confirmed dead and more than 20 are injured following attacks at two mosques in Christchurch. (JTA) — Jewish … Continue reading New Zealand Jews “sickened, devastated” by Mosque shootings