After criticism of police violence: France’s interior minister threatens 125-year-old civil rights organisation
After excessive police violence, even by French standards, Gérald Darmanin threatens to withdraw funding from the Human Rights League. The organisation had criticised the brutal crackdown on protests at a „Megabassin“ in Sainte-Soline. In a four-hour hearing in the National Assembly and the Senate, French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin justified the heavy Gendarmerie’s action against […]
EU Arrest Warrant: Last Italian G8 prisoner again not extradited from France
For the third time, a court in France rejects the Italian arrest warrant for the anarchist Vincenzo Vecchi. The 49-year-old Italian is to be imprisoned for summit protests in 2001. France’s prosecution can appeal one last time. More than 20 years after the protests against the G8 summit in Genoa, an appeal court in Lyon […]
German travel ban: Using passenger data against international Antifa?
Since the G8 summit in Genoa in 2001, travel bans have been imposed on left-wing activists – but this was first introduced against football fans. Now the German Federal Police prevented the chairman of the VVN-BdA from leaving the country at the airport. Already on 24 February, the Federal Police in Germany had prevented the […]