[Imc-sa-editorial] Suggested feature 11 May
nicolas.red at gmail.com
Fri May 11 12:18:34 UTC 2007
While there's a poverty of news stories on the Indymedia SA newswire, one
feature (that really should be secondary to a leadind story) is the
crackdown in Germany of organisations and networks resisting the meeting of
the G8 there next month. It's a global campaign to lay seige to the G8
meeting that we've also been asked to contribute to, so I think it'd be good
to show some solidarity.
(press statement of gipfelsoli infogroup):
POLICE REPRESSION IN BERLIN AND HAMBURG
* wave of repression against Anti G8 Structures in Germany
*Structure of communication in target to be disturbed
Since this morning 8 o clock a german wide wave of raids against
leftist structures takes place.
Affected are Projects and private Persons which are engaged against
the G8 Summit - or to be held as such.
In Berlin are at least 7 houses and office rooms affected, amongst
them 2 offices in "Bethanien" as well the " Fusion" Shop in the
Skalitzer Street. The place where the Antifascist left Berlin, For a left
current (FelS) and the
Network "interventionistische Linke" organize themselves.
As well affected is the Bookshop in "Mehringhof" and the offices of
scores of alternative media Projects in the "Lausitzer" Street.
The BKA ( Federal criminal Police Office ) pays particularly attention
to the Server SO36.net.
Many leftist and alternative Projects have their Web pages,
mailinglists and mailaddresses located there.
The raids are an attempt to massively disturb the structure of communication
Anti G8 Movement .
In Hamburg the repression hit the "Rote Flora" and a number of House
Also in the Berlin hinterland raids take place. As well raids are reported
The adjudication of search is exposed for § 129a: " formation of a
terrorist coalition to avert the G8"
The crass assortment of leftist house projects and infrastructure
makes clear that the enquiries are taken as false pretences to randomly act
against the left mobilization.
" Pretences of enquiry might be diverse damages to property which
have been committed in relation to the G8",
assumes the campinski press group. In the same relation the Kampinski
Hotel has been attacked with paintballs.
The latitude of a §129a operation are used to collect Datas and
beyond by all means the effect of intimidation.
Merely 2% of all cases according on §129a result in condemnation.
Nevertheless: " who invites the G8 Summit, invites also the Protests!",
announced Mister Jobst of the "Bethanien" office in Berlin.
" All trials of criminalization won´t change the fact, that we will
take the G8 as occasion to give a highlight to the injustice on the
The repression of the BKA ( Federal criminal Police Office ) doesn´t
The left and radical left Resistance against the G8 has taken
dimensions the Police can´t handle anymore.
" Until now the Police has only tried to split the Resistance and
create a phantom of the "army of chaots" via Media,"
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Imc-sa-editorial