Police and the homeland intelligence service (Verfassungsschutz) are trying to discourage activists from attending the protests against the G20 summit in Hamburg by use of a broad range of intimidation methods. The measures extend from verbal warnings to a specific person (Gefährderansprachen), public defamation of individuals, obstruction and destruction of camp infrastructure to police raids and preventive detention. Due to media coverage it’s publicly known that the joint Centre for Counter-Extremism and Counter-Terrorism (Gemeinsames Extremismus- und Terrorismusabwehrzentrum) in Cologne has designed this strategy. Read More
AND (Anarchist Network Dresden) is an anarchist network of groups and different struggles inside the city. We want to create a way for people to get together and start working on issues that they think are important. Read More
On Friday May 27 a group of anarchists from Dresden took part in monthly Critical Mass event in our city to show the solidarity with the people facing repression for the same activity in Minsk. We went with posters “Я тоже критическая масса” and “Ich bin auch Critical Mass” through the city to inform people about the situation happening Belarus. Leaflets were given away to participants of the action and people passing by.