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Call for Actions in Solidarity with Fugitive Comrade F.R. by Mexico City ABC

We recently received this from comrades in Mexico City Anarchist Black Cross.
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A call for two weeks in solidarity (February 21st- March 7th) with F.R., an anarchist comrade on the run.

Greetings in Solidarity to all anti-authoritarian hearts who read this wherever they may be. To everyone who, with conviction and strength, combat, in whatever manner they see fit, every institution and symbol of the apparatus of capitalist patriarchy, oppression, domestication and the farce of power.

Comrades, we put this call out from inside of the beast to howl our solidarity with our sister and comrade F.R., who remains fugitive from the claws of the state after more than 7 months.

In the early hours of June 27th, 2012 an unfortunate event occurred: an explosive device detonated leaving our comrade Mario “Tripa” López injured (and behind bars for 6 months). Mario is now “free” on Conditional Release and has an ongoing case against him. After police and government forces found F.R.’s passport, and facing the risk of also being put in jail, our comrade began life as a fugitive.

Since then we know that there has been constant harassment of her relatives in her country of birth (Australia) as well as throughout the so-called social networks. It is also possible that more investigations have been opened in other countries attempting to tie together various action oriented anarchist cells. This all forms part of a frame-up instigated by police forces on an international level that is used to attack the anarchist movement using fear and terror in an attempt (unsuccessfully) to immobilize us.

We understand the difficult situation that F.R. must be facing after all these months. Living clandestinely, despite being a better option than the cold bars and cynicism of a jail cell, also becomes a form of prison in that it stands in the way of enjoying full liberty because of the constant threat of possible detention. This situation brings many difficulties in terms of mobility, for self-sufficiency, and struggle; isolation and distance from loved ones and the abandoning of life plans.

Clandestine life as a necessity, and not as a privilege of an authoritarian vanguard, also requires our solidarity, the obligation of our comrades to constantly be on the run, pushed underground and forced to dig their way to liberty, deserves our support.

Living clandestinely does not afford the same support, material and emotional, that a comrade in prison receives from the outside. We know that wherever our comrade F.R. may be, she stands firm in her convictions as an anarchist, she laughs at the enemy while continuing to attack them, face to to face.

From here we send a warm greeting and call on all of our forces as anti-authoritarians to participate in two weeks of activities, greetings, and gestures in solidarity with our comrade F.R. from the 21st of February until March 7th, to take the form that one sees fit, so F.R. knows that she is not alone and that solidarity between anarchists in struggle is not merely a written word, or a phrase used to adorn pretty “revolutionary” pamphlets.

For us solidarity is a weapon that destroys power. We also wish to remember that there are other comrades living as fugitives like Hans Niemeyer, persecuted by the Chilean State, as well as Grigoris Tsironis, Marios Seisidis, Vassilis Palaiokostas, Nikos Maziotis and Pola Roupa from Greece.

No Remorse, No Defeat!!!!
Free and Wild, F.R. is with us!!!
Comrade, you are not alone!!!! Many of us follow you in struggle and embrace your convictions!!
Freedom to all prisoners of the social war!

BK/NY – The Anarchist movement in Mexico and solidarity with their prisoners

WHAT: Discussion with members of Mexico City Anarchist Black Cross (Cruz Negra Anarquista – D.F.)
WHEN: 7:00pm, Thursday, October 18th
WHERE: Human Relations Bookstore 1067 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11237
COST: Free, but these folks need funds for travel and to secure provisional bail for an imprisoned comrade, so bring loot

Cruz Negra Anarquista, CNA, Mexico City Anarchist Black Cross,Everything you wanted to know and were afraid to ask about the current situation of the Anarchist political prisoners in Mexico. A member of ABC Mexico will give a report and talk about prisoner support.

Our comrade from Cruz Negra Anarquista México will be talking about these prisoners, among others, and situating them within the contemporary anarchist movements in Mexico.
Oscar Chávez Castillo
Carlos de Silva Orozco
Braulio Arturo Durán
Alberto Patishtan Gómez