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Mayday 2014: reports from around the world

Turkey, May 1st 2014.

With International Workers' Day taking place in a world riven by economic crisis, we're sharing short reports, pictures and videos on May Day protests and celebrations around the world.

Brick Lane 1978: the events and their significance - Kenneth Leech

Scanned PDF booklet about the events in Brick Lane, in London's East End, in 1978, where Bengali youths and anti-racists clashed with the National Front, amid a surge in racist violence.

22M: Madrid Protests on March 22, 2014

Clashes broke out as hundreds of thousands converged in the Spanish capital for a “March of Dignity” against austerity and the right-wing government.

Protests in Turkey following the death of teenager wounded during Occupy protests

Huge protests have erupted across Turkey, as Berkin Elvan, a 14-year-old boy wounded by police during the Occupy Gezi protests last year, has died. Clashes with police have occurred across the country and many workers are due to strike tomorrow in protest. One libcom poster reports from the streets.

Joint statement on the riots in Turkey - Kara Kizil Istanbul and Servet Dusmani

Joint statement on the riots in Turkey which broke out on 11 March when a teenage boy injured by police during the Occupy Gezi protests last year died, by Kara Kizil Istanbul (Red and Black Istanbul) and Servet Dusmani.

Express Update of the Venezuelan situation (February 25, 2014)

An english translation of a new update (25 February) from El Libertario about the wave of protests against the Maduro government in Venezuela.

An open letter on the situation in Venezuela, to the comrades of the FEL and El Libertario - Nosotros los Pobres

An open letter to anarchists in Chile and Venezuela, taking a nuanced look at the wave of protests against the Maduro government.

Statement on the situation in Ukraine - Autonomous Workers Union

Ukrainian anarchists give their take on developments in Ukraine as the uprising continues and the death toll rockets.

What’s up with Bosnia? - Juraj Katalenac

Article about situation in Bosnia as rioting across the country continues in the wake of demonstrations against privatisation, from Insurgent Notes.

Dies Irae: The Gamonal Syndrome - Revista Argelaga

A short article by the editors of the Barcelona journal, Revista Argelaga, on the significance of the riots in Burgos, Spain, that took place in January, 2014.