On Wednesday the 15th of February participants of the Occupy Sydney movement staged a demonstration in solidarity with the Greek revolt. Over the past week, Greece has been rocked by a General strike, the mobilisation of 500,000 people and massive rioting in the streets of Athens and other Greek cities,
The Melbourne branch of Bash Back (http://bashbackmelbourne.wordpress.com/) issued a callout for a show of solidarity with 'the workers and people of Greece', adding 'Considering that this country [Australia] has the largest Greek population outside of Greece there should be no question about the need to show solidarity.' Only a dedicated few answered the call - admittedly at short notice - meeting at the State Library in front of the statue of Victoria's 'hanging judge' Redmond Barry (still sporting a placard from the pr
Recently, the Melbourne Anarchist Resource Centre (MARC) in Northcote was attacked by neo-Nazis. We believe the attack was in response to a recent anti-fascist action which happened in Burwood. (see http://indymedia.org.au/2009/09/14/anti-fascists-attack-neo-nazis-busine...). More statements may follow from the groups who use the space, but for the moment one of those present has written the following description of what happened.