Sun 19 Apr 7pm, Edinburgh Benefit Gig & Cinema shows in Solidarity with Anarchists Against Repression in Spain. Banshee Labyrinth EH1 1LG www.facebook.com/events/579856092149684/
also join us Fri 17 April 12noon - Edinburgh Solidarity Protest against Ley Mordaza and to demand all 'Operación Pandora' charges in Spain are dropped www.facebook.com/events/796730227077630/
• to raise awareness about the repressive reforms such as Operación Pandora, Operación Piñata, Penal Code Reform (more anti-union laws) and Ley Mordaza (the Gag Law) which will attempt to criminalise working class self-organisation and self-defence in favour of capitalism and state coercion.
• to raise funds to help anarchist detainees with disproportionate bail costs.
* THE MATATUNES (Edinburgh, hardcore ska punk) www.facebook.com/thematatunes
* SHAREHOLDER (Edinburgh, unruly rock three-piece band)
* KITUA (Edinburgh, anarcho crust punk) www.kitua.bandcamp.com
Cinema (before the bands) between 7-8pm
(2006) 33 mins. theatrical short about repression, discrimination and police brutality.
(1932) 25 mins. classic woodcut silent animation with english subtitles by Berthold Bartosch & Frans Masereel about the role of the church and state to enforce repression. see https://youtu.be/zT__PCFqd2M
The films are followed by a short presentation by Solidarity Federation and friends before the bands. See our stall with publications on anarchism and anarcho-syndicalism in english, spanish, polish, etc
[auto-translation] 2013-2015 Report on repression in Spain http://tinyurl.com/2013-15-Spain-repression
[auto-translation] Legal analysis of the Penal Code reform http://tinyurl.com/legal-analysis-penal-reform
[auto-translation] Legal analysis of the Gag Law http://tinyurl.com/legal-analysis-gag-law