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Taken from: Arm the Spirit

Freedom For
Sabine, Axel And Harald!


The "Mehringhof" center in West Berlin, once a squatted complex but now a collectively owned project, has been home to scores of political projects and initiatives ranging from alternative and ecological collectives, Turkish and Kurdish leftist organizations, and autonomist and antifa groups for well over a decade. Despite a marked decline in the strength of the extra-parliamentary left in Berlin over the past few years, police repression against the (autonomist) left has never lessened. First the wave of repression against the autonomist periodical "Interim", then the elimination of the remnants of the squatters movement, now the recent anti-terrorist police raids on the Mehringhof can be seen as part of the "green-left" German government's determination to cleanse the new capital city of all forms of fundamental opposition. Following the murder in Vienna this September of alleged Red Army Fraction (RAF) member Horst Ludwig Meyer and the arrest of Andrea Klump, the German government's current wave of repression aimed at the now-defunct Revolutionary Cells (RZ) is further evidence that the "social democratic" states of the European Union are just as determined as ever to elimate the revolutionary movement, despite the fact that most of the militant armed left in Europe has disbanded itself and given up the armed struggle. Updates on the Mehringhof raids and the repression against alleged RZ members can be found (in German) at: http://www.freilassung.de/ RZ

Solidarity Is A Weapon! - Arm The Spirit, December 1999

Statements And Articles On The Raids

Documents From The Revolutionary Cells And Rote Zora

http://www.freilassung.de/otherl/arm/razzia .htm