Austin: Activists Release Solidarity Video for Four Brazilian Peasant Political Prisoners

Editor’s Note: The following is a video created by Red Aid, a group of activists supporting political prisoners in the US and worldwide. The activists have made a solidarity statement to support the four Brazilian peasants who were arrested on May 21 in the western Amazon state of Rondonia, and who were denied release after a judicial hearing on June 29. The four young peasants, … Continue reading Austin: Activists Release Solidarity Video for Four Brazilian Peasant Political Prisoners

Activists Call to “Free Georges Abdallah!” in Solidarity Video

As part of an international week of action for political prisoner Georges Abdallah taking place from June 12-19, activists with the Palestine Solidarity Committee and Red Aid recorded a video statement to echo the demand for his immediate release from the French prison where he has been held since 1984. The Palestine Solidarity Committee is a student group based at the University of Texas at … Continue reading Activists Call to “Free Georges Abdallah!” in Solidarity Video

Video: Organizer Discusses Repression in Minneapolis on Day of Aid for Political Prisoners

A representative from Minnesota Uprising Arrestee Support (MUAS), an organization that provides support to those arrested during the uprisings in Minneapolis spoke at the Day of Aid for Political Prisoners event in Austin on March 18. During the discussion, the speaker explained how the rebellion grew in Minneapolis, the use of reforms and repression by the government to quell the uprisings, and the role of organizations … Continue reading Video: Organizer Discusses Repression in Minneapolis on Day of Aid for Political Prisoners

Austin: Presentation on International Day of Aid for Political Prisoners

By Brian Martel On Thursday, an event was held to recognize the 98th international day of aid for political prisoners, focusing on those still facing state repression from the May Uprisings as well as international political prisoners of various revolutionary organizations. Speakers gave presentations about people facing state repression due to their political views and attendees were encouraged to support those imprisoned or still facing … Continue reading Austin: Presentation on International Day of Aid for Political Prisoners

Spain: Rapper Faces Nine-Month Jail Sentence for Criticizing Monarchy and Police; Protests Held across the Country

Photo Credit: ENRIC FONTCUBERTA (EFE) | EPV By Serran Soledad On Tuesday, Spanish rapper and political activist Pablo Hasél was arrested by Catalan police forces for “glorifying terrorism,” after disparaging the Spanish monarchy and police over Twitter and in his lyrics. Attempting to evade the nine-month jail sentence, Hasél along with dozens of his supporters barricaded themselves inside the Lérida (Lleida in Catalan) University, 90 … Continue reading Spain: Rapper Faces Nine-Month Jail Sentence for Criticizing Monarchy and Police; Protests Held across the Country

Joint International Declaration: Learn from Chairman Gonzalo!

The following is an English translation of the Joint International Declaration, “Learn from Chairman Gonzalo,” on the occasion of the 28th Anniversary of his infamous “Speech from the Cage,” also known as the “Transcendental Speech” and the “Speech of the Century,” originally posted to the revolutionary German news portal, Dem Volke Dienen. Proletarians of all countries, unite! Learn from Chairman Gonzalo! Chairman Gonzalo’s speech shines … Continue reading Joint International Declaration: Learn from Chairman Gonzalo!

France: Call for an International Month of Action for the Release of Georges Abdallah

The following is an English translation of the statement and call to action from ‘Pour la Libération de Georges Abdallah,’ a coalition fighting for the release of Georges Abdallah, Lebanese political prisoner of the French state and fighter for Palestinian national liberation. We share this as supporters of Georges Abdallah, to educate our readers on activity taking place in his name in France. While we … Continue reading France: Call for an International Month of Action for the Release of Georges Abdallah

Solidarity Across US for the 6 Political Prisoners in Colorado

By David Martinez Last week in the Denver area, authorities arrested six activists who have been at the forefront of their local protests for Elijah McClain and the Black Lives Matter movement, charging the organizers with an array of serious felonies with baseless evidence, including the outrageous charge of ‘kidnapping’ for three of them. This week, solidarity with the arrestees was shown in cities from … Continue reading Solidarity Across US for the 6 Political Prisoners in Colorado

Los Angeles: Six Activists Arrested After Toppling of Racist Statue

By Felipe Vera On Thursday August 13, a group of over 40 protesters toppled a George Washington statue in Downtown Los Angeles. Shortly after the protest concluded, six protesters were targeted by the police and arrested and currently face felony charges of vandalism. That evening, marchers congregated in front of the Los Angeles City Hall giving speeches on the history of colonialism in the US … Continue reading Los Angeles: Six Activists Arrested After Toppling of Racist Statue

Brazil: Solidarity Campaign for Austin’s Targeted Three

During the week of July 16, numerous revolutionary organizations in cities and towns across Brazil demonstrated their international solidarity with Austin’s Targeted Three. Participating organizations included revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia (AND), as well as the Brazilian Center for Solidarity with the People (Cebraspo), Popular Women’s Movement (MFP), the Workers’ League (LO), the League of Poor Peasants (LCP), as well as several other Popular Solidarity … Continue reading Brazil: Solidarity Campaign for Austin’s Targeted Three