CHILE: Mapuche Political Prisoners Release Statement Against Integrating into Old State

A flag with the Guñelve, a symbol flown by the Mapuche indigenous people of Chile By Nélida Tello Earlier this month, ten Mapuche political prisoners detained in Angol prison released a statement on their political position regarding the old Chilean state. Angol prison serves as one of the designated detention centers for indigenous Mapuche political prisoners. For generations, the Mapuche people have continuously faced abuse … Continue reading CHILE: Mapuche Political Prisoners Release Statement Against Integrating into Old State

ECUADOR: Anti-Mining Activist Arrested by Reactionary Moreno Regime

The following is an unofficial translation of two statements put out by the Ecuadorian revolutionary organization Defense Front of the People’s Struggle condemning the arrest and calling for the release of Cristian Montero, a political activist in the fight against large mining companies that displace poor peasants throughout the Ecuadorian countryside. Translation by Emiliano Guerrero Original statement from December 30 IMMEDIATE FREEDOM FOR CRISTIAN MONTERO … Continue reading ECUADOR: Anti-Mining Activist Arrested by Reactionary Moreno Regime

CHARLOTTE: Freedom for GN Saibaba!

By Laura Byron Last week, a poster appeared on Charlotte’s westside calling for the release of Indian political prisoner GN Saibaba. The poster read, “Freedom for GN Saibaba, Shining Hero of the People’s War in India, Revolution is not a crime!” The call follows a similar display seen in Los Angeles, California in weeks prior calling for freedom for all political prisoners and identifying Saibaba … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Freedom for GN Saibaba!

FRANCE: Comrade Théo Released from Prison

By The Incendiary Editorial Board It is our great pleasure to announce that yesterday Comrade Théo El Ghozzi, political prisoner of the French state, was released. He had been imprisoned since July 22 for protesting reactionary labor laws as part of the Yellow Vest movement. He spent a great deal of time on hunger strike, struggling for the rights of political prisoners in France and … Continue reading FRANCE: Comrade Théo Released from Prison

LOS ANGELES: Graffiti in Solidarity with Indian Political Prisoner GN Saibaba

By Jakob Stein Last week, posters and graffiti in solidarity with Indian political prisoner GN Saibaba were seen in Little Bangladesh, Los Angeles. The poster read, “Free Comrade GN Saibaba! Comrade GN Saibaba is being held in solitary confinement in Maharashtra, India for his revolutionary work.” The graffiti read, “Free all political prisoners! Making revolution is no crime!” Saibaba was an English professor at Delhi … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Graffiti in Solidarity with Indian Political Prisoner GN Saibaba

INDIA: Revolutionary Leader Kobad Ghandy Released on Bail

Photo: Revolutionary leader Kobad Ghandy By Ed Dalton Imprisoned since 2010, revolutionary leader Kobad Ghandy was released from Lajpore Central Jail on October 16 after paying bail. Comrade Ghandy was originally accused of attacking a police station without evidence. Even after his release, he is still being confined to the city of Surat while awaiting trial. More than any single action, Comrade Ghandy is accused … Continue reading INDIA: Revolutionary Leader Kobad Ghandy Released on Bail

PITTSBURGH: “Free Théo” Graffiti in Solidarity with Political Prisoner of French State

Photo: Solidarity graffiti with Comrade Théo, political prisoner of the French state, seen in Pittsburgh By Jakob Stein Several displays of solidarity with political prisoner of the French state, Comrade Théo, were seen around Pittsburgh over the past week. Graffiti on a major road that leads into the working-class Garfield neighborhood reads, “Free Théo, Political Prisoner, From PGH to Paris – It’s Right to Rebel!” … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: “Free Théo” Graffiti in Solidarity with Political Prisoner of French State

FRANCE: Comrade Théo Releases Letter, Restarts Hunger Strike

This public letter from Comrade Théo (a Communist militant, worker, and political prisoner who has gone on hunger strike against his arbitrary detention) was translated from the French version shared by La Cause Du Peuple and is dated 9/16/2019. Comrades can donate to Comrade Théo’s legal fund here. Included after the letter are pictures of solidarity graffiti seen in Kansas City and St. Louis, Missouri. Dear comrades, Once again, … Continue reading FRANCE: Comrade Théo Releases Letter, Restarts Hunger Strike

LOS ANGELES: More Graffiti in Solidarity With Comrade Théo

Photo: Graffiti reads, “Free Comrade Théo! From LA to France” By Zein Amari Solidarity posters and graffiti in support of political prisoner Comrade Théo appeared Saturday morning around Boyle Heights, South Central, and next to the Metropolitan Detention Center in downtown Los Angeles. At the moment, Comrade Théo is in the fifth week of his hunger strike. He listed his demands in an open letter, … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: More Graffiti in Solidarity With Comrade Théo

HOUSTON: Comrade Théo Solidarity Banner Pasted on French Consulate

By Jakob Stein Revolutionary slogans in support of Comrade Théo and his struggle were pasted on the entrance to the French consulate in Houston, and red paint was splattered around the entryway. Additional solidarity posters and graffiti have also been put up in Austin. At this time Comrade Théo is still on hunger strike demanding recognition from the French state as a political prisoner, and the … Continue reading HOUSTON: Comrade Théo Solidarity Banner Pasted on French Consulate