Anews Podcast 168 – 6.19.20

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What’s New was written and read by Chisel and Greg

Editorial by Greg: Race and Podcasting
Thanks to Ariel and friends, including Peter Lamborn Wilson, for talking about the ToTW.

‘Something has changed in the power dynamic’

‘Something has changed in the power dynamic’: interviews with anarchists from Minneapolis and NYC

From Freedom Press UK

: interviews with anarchists from Minneapolis and NYC

On 25 May George Floyd was murdered by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

This immediately resulted in protests on the streets in half a dozen cities in the United States.

By the end of that week, every city in the United States – and many around the world – saw vocal, determined, well-attended demonstrations to make it plain that black youth in particular had had enough.

The Network Trial in Petersburg: Closing Statements

Viktor Filinkov and Yuli Boyarshinov in court

From The Russian Reader

The trial of the “Network terrorist community,” whose alleged members have been charged with violating Article 205.4.2 of the Criminal Code, is winding down in Petersburg. The Second Western Military District Court has heard the case made by the prosecution, who asked the court to sentence Viktor Filinkov and Yuli Boyarshinov to nine and six years in prison, respectively. The court has also heard the cases made by the defense teams for both defendants. Today, Filinkov and Boyarshinov made their closing statements.

Report back and reflections on Juneteenth noise demo

Even though there’s been active protests going on everyday here since May 30th, it feels like things for the most part are becoming more and more tame. There’s still a lot of momentum but with it is a strong fear it’ll be overtaken by the popular liberal agenda or suppressed by state repression. Nonetheless with a curiosity of what direction things will take, and with rather low expectations I showed up to the call for the ftp noise demo..

Anarchist Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Belarus

From AMW

Anarchist Prisoners Ivan Komar and Nikita Emelyanov on Hunger Strike in Belarus

Information came to our mail that anarchist prisoners Nikolai Emelyanova and Ivan Komar went on a hunger strike on June 16 in solidarity with the detained and arrested activists. The girlfriend of political prisoner Yana Chulitskaya also joined the hunger strike:

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