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France General Strike 2016: In Pictures.


French workers have shut down the country! More than 100,000 workers and young people protested in Paris and thousands more across the country, as workers went on a national strike against pro-business reforms that will leave many jobless and break down social rights of working people. Motorways and bridges were …

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Hackers steals €10K in Bitcoin, donates it to Rojava


The hacker who claimed responsibility for both the Gamma Group and Hacking Team breaches has struck again, this time sending €10,000 of allegedly stolen Bitcoin to Rojava, an autonomous region in northern Syria that they described as “one of the most inspiring revolutionary projects in the world today.” The hacker, …

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Protests Against EU Border Closures


On April 23rd-24th, several protests occurred in Germany and Italy against border closures in the European Union (EU). More than 50,000 people are stuck in Greece, and many more in Turkey and Northern Africa as a result of EU border policies and the creation of what activists call Fortress Europe. The …

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Athens Indymedia has been shut down – Repression in Greece ensues


The Athens Indymedia website previously located at https://athens.indymedia.org has been shut down by the Greek government according to tweets by ruling party MP Adonis Georgiadis, seen congratulating minister of Public Order Nikos Dendias on twitter. Which might signal an end of free independent media in Greece, the Athens Indymedia Collective …

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