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Anti-G8 Protest Successful in Russia

by reposted Thursday, Jul. 13, 2006 at 8:32 AM

author: LINK/Berlin anti-G8 Press Group

Despite the fact that as many as 200 potential anti-G8 protesters have been already arrested just before the arrival of President Bush in Russia, activists yesterday successfully organised a large carnival protest in Moscow without a single person being detained. However, illegal harrassment and detention of people remains a large civil rights problem.

(this article only posted in USA on Portland IMC, please repost as widely as possible!)

Carniaval against Capitalism Anti-G8 Protest Successful in Russia

Despite Massive Police Arrests Ahead of Bush visit and G8 Summit

Despite the fact that as many as 200 potential anti-G8 protesters have been

already arrested just before the arrival of President Bush in Russia, activists yesterday successfully organised a large carnival protest in Moscow without a single person being detained. However, illegal harrassment and detention of people remains a large civil rights problem.

For immediate release: July 12, 2006.

Protest Contact (Moscow): fnb-russia@yandex.ru

Anti-G8 media group LINK: spb8media@riseup.net

011 7-916-992 25 50 (Russian + English)

Berlin based anti-G8 media group:

Email: g8-info@riseup.net

Website: http://presse.gipfelsoli.org

With colorful pink costumes and free food for everyone, anarchists showed

their resistance to the G8 in proper fashion, by holding an anti-capitalist

carnival in the heart of Moscow. In typical celebratory carnival atmosphere over a hundred SPB8 anti-G8 activists held a bright and picturesque, quick and manoeuvrable action from Yesenin monument in Tverskoi boulevard to Smolenskaya square. Not a single person was been detained.

Photo: http://sandiego.indymedia.org/en/2006/07/116610.shtml

Main participants of the carnival came from three groups - Anarcho-Rebel Clown Army (AKAB), the drum group Rhythms of Resistance and a Radical Cheerleaders team, as well as people from the group Food Not Bombs. Participants were from Moscow, Irkutsk, Volzhskiy, Ufa, Nizhny Novgorod, Kiev, as well as Russian and foreign individuals representing various

non-authoritarian initiatives. Groups and movements have made a holiday protesting the G8 summit which is due to start on July 15 near St. Petersburg. The carnival began with a performance at the square outside the Yesenin monument, then participants moved towards Arbat street, dancing and chanting slogans to the drum beat. The Anarcho-Rebel Clowns have ritually worshipped the waxfigure of the president Vladimir Putin in Arbat.

In other news, police have detained or arrested as many as 200 individuals, generally under quite auspicious reasons. People have accused the police of violent attacks both inside and outside of prisons, and the police have also been accused of planting drugs and even explosives on anti-G8 organisers. Kimmie Kliff, a German based anti-G8 organiser stated, "Many have been charged for strange reasons such as spitting or urinating on the

sidewalk, cursing at officers, or even "being against the G8." They are now appearing before court on a daily basis. The punishment is nearly always the same, 10 days in jail. This seems to be clearly a politically motivated effort to keep all critique of the G8 off the streets of St. Petersburg until the eight world leaders have safely returned home."

Jack Kayne, an experienced anti-G8 organiser, stated, "Russian citizens desperately need international help. The government, police and the justice system are only oppressing popular dissent. We urge people to put pressure on the Russian embassy wherever they live." The police have today cancelled the one previously permitted demonstration against the G8, making all public dissent now officially illegal.

For more information:

Legal updates: http://piter.indymedia.ru

Russian Indymedia (English version): http://int.ru.indymedia.org/

URGENT!!! RUSSIAN ACTIVISTS CALL FOR INTERNATIONAL PRESSURE ON RUSSIAN EMBASSIES!!!

PLEASE; PHONE THEM NOW OR BETTER YET; ORGANISE A DEMO!! THERE HAVE ALREADY BEEN MULTIPLE SOLIDARITY DEMOS IN SPAIN AND GERMANY; AT LEAST.

homepage: homepage: http://presse.gipfelsoli.org

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What did you expect? 12.Jul.2006 10:06

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The last time George the Crusader was in the area, someone threw a live grenade at him......but it didn't explode.

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