Post by: CrimethInc. Ex-Workers Collective

Necropolitics

“Solidarity with the Police” – Debunking Excuses for State Violence in Hamburg (English/Deutsch)

19 Jul , 2017  

When the government concentrates 20,000 police in a city to violently suppress protest and people respond by defending themselves, it takes a real fascist to argue that the problem is “left extremism.” Yet this is precisely the kind of opportunism we are seeing from politicians and pundits in response to ...

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NonPolitics

“Dear Citizens, This Is Your Police” – In Praise of the Police-Free Zone in Hamburg

12 Jul , 2017  

“Dear citizens, this is your police,” proclaimed a loudspeaker from behind a line of armored water cannons on Friday afternoon, July 7. A handful of unarmed young people dressed in bright colors were playing with an inflatable protest prop in the middle of an intersection on Willy-Brandt-Strasse over a kilometer ...

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NonPolitics

The Police Lost Again Tonight in Hamburg: Why They Couldn’t Keep Control

9 Jul , 2017  

taken from here Tonight, for the second night in a row, approximately 20,000 police armed with the best crowd control technology money can buy utterly lost control of downtown Hamburg. Last night was bad enough, with clashes and decentralized attacks continuing well past sunrise; tonight they were forced to withdraw ...

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