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Hundreds detained after massive wave of repression in Belarus

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 14:10
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March 25 was planned by some liberal opposition leaders as the day of the biggest protest against Lukashenko’s policies this year, the biggest in the wave of recent anti-government demonstrations that started in February this year. It ended with the biggest police mobilization in years bringing thousands of riot cops to Minsk and detaining hundreds of people before and during the demonstration. Last Saturday, the capital of Belarus looked like a war zone created by the police.

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Categories: Anarchists

France: Tower occupation could win migrant workers their right to stay

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 10:37
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A victory for 105 migrant workers could be on the cards following their two-week occupation of Semmaris Tower in Paris demanding they and 23 other comrades be regularised and given full rights at work.

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Categories: Anarchists

Anarcho-syndicalists and former workers block Bulgarian telecom headquarters over unpaid wages

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:46
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Former employees of Max Telecom, along with anarchosyndicalists from ARS (Autonomous Worker’s Union) organised a picket demanding the immediate payment of all unpaid wages.

Dickheads from management had to flee and leave the offices empty, so we put our messages on them and on the locked doors of the premises. Then we blocked the road to Sofia Airport. If you don’t pay our salaries, next time our actions will not be as 'symbolic'! Angry worker

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Political repression beyond the baton

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 15:10
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Mike King's new book, When Riot Cops Are Not Enough, describes how movements are repressed when overt police violence is unsuccessful

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Coalition representing 350,000 announces May 1st strike

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 09:41
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Workers will strike on International Worker's Day to protest worsening conditions across the country

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17,000 technicians and call centre workers on strike at AT&T

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 19:51
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17,000 workers at AT&T's telephone service group in California and Nevada walked out on strike Wednesday after AT&T change work assignments for both technicians and call centre workers.

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Categories: Anarchists