Sunday, August 8, 2010

Translation of anonymous communique (photos: Polizeiinspektion Harburg; click here to view TV news report about the action):

"On the night of July 29-30, 2010 a poultry factory farm under construction in Sprötze (Lower Saxony) was targeted in an arson attack. The entire building collapsed. Property damage is estimated at €500,000. The factory farm was going to be one of over 400 suppliers for Europe's largest chicken slaughterhouse, planned for Wietze. There were many reasons for this action:
The environment is substantially harmed by the building of new factory farms. Ammonia, contained in the manure of animals, contaminates the soil. This causes acid rain, which leads to the death of forests.
Water is polluted and permanently damaged.
Enormous amounts of food and water are wasted in raising non-human animals. To produce 1kg of chicken meat, on average 10kg of grain and/or genetically modified soy and more than 1,500 liters of water is required. Rainforests are cleared for the cultivation of soy. CO2 is emitted speeding up climate change. Numerous animal and plant species are exterminated as well. Even more CO2 is produced by the trucks needed to transport animal feed and the non-human animals.
Non-human animals are viewed and treated merely as a resource. For example, in zoos and circuses, as pets, for fur, leather, meat, eggs and dairy, animal testing, etc. All their needs, feelings and desires are denied them. They do not have the freedom to be in charge of their own lives.
This operation was carried out in order to directly save lives, as all previous discussions and arguments had failed.
We are aware of the psychological pressure and the financial loss that will burden the property owners. However, this is not in proportion to what chickens would have to suffer there. All attempts to rebuild the factory farm, to make profit at the expense of individuals, will be stopped! As long as non-human animals are subjected to the domination of humans, all animal exploitation enterprises will be the target of similar actions. This action shows how animal abuse can be confronted directly.
We would like to take this opportunity to point out that we reject comparisons of the situation of non-human animals today and the victims of Nazism. Causes and effects of different forms of domination are complex and differ on many points. These should not be rated against each other but all confronted and fought against. The fight against oppression is a part of the fight against speciesism, capitalism, racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, etc.
We encourage everyone to fight, in their own way, for the liberation of all individuals from all forms of tyranny.
For the freedom of all animals!"

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Solidarity Poster for Polykarpos Georgiadis and Vaggelis Chrisohoidis (greece)

did anyone speak of a
“…A handful of capitalists
have organized a criminal gang
and have kidnapped the proletarians,
demanding for ransom
their labor force,
merchandising their human activity,
their time (which is turned into money),
their own being itself…”
to vaggelis Chrisohoidis and Polykarpos Georgiadis
who the persecuting authorities, exactly because they denied to betray values and people,
accuse them as participators in the kidnapping of industrialist Milonas
anarchists from Serres from north-greece

Anarchists solidarity protest outside Korydallos prison, the main prison in Athens, at the time of the change of the year. This protest happens every New Year's Eve for the past six years. This year more than 400 people took part in the protest that interacted with the prisoners inside through shouting mutual slogans and fireworks. The main slogan was "The passion for freedom is stronger that your prisons".
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A society that punishes/the condition of incarceration/the prison of the mind/the prison as punishment/the rage of the damned will sound on the ruins of prisons/those denying obedience and misery of our era even within its hellholes/will dance together on the ruins of every last prison/with the flame of rebellion avenging whatever creates prisons.

To the prisoners struggle already counting one dead and thousands in hunger strike across greece, we stand in solidarity and anger until the destruction of every last prison.



Keny Arkana - La Rage English Subtitles

1976 - 2000 Greek Anarchists Fight for Freedom

(December Riots in Greece)