Trial against Jörg Bergstedt
This trial took place one friday, oct.2, 2015, before the one against Jus in the same court. Accusation: insult of a judge (“perversor of justice”). This can only be an insult if it is not true.
Therefore, in this trial will be to decide on the assertion of fact whether the judge is a “perversor of justice”. Details in German
Translation of: https://www.sauvonslaforet.org/succes/6809/armand-marozafy-est-libre
What happened before Madagascar: freedom for the environmentalist Armand Marozafy
On the way to freedom. Armand and his wife Stine Marozafy immediately after leaving prison (© Ecolodge at Arol)
Sept. 24 2015 The Court of Appeal in Tamatave ordered on September 23, the release of Armand Marozafy. Armand left prison far too late. Too late, because he sat five months instead of 4 to which he was sentenced. Too late, mainly because he had no business being in prison! The mobilization for the tropical forests of Madagascar continues.
For years, a handful of tropical timber traders are plundering unscrupulous the rainforests of Madagascar, the EIA environmental organization reports. Even in face of national parks that are declared World Heritage by UNESCO, the loggers do not stop.
In 2010, Armand Marozafy was the center of a BBC report devoted to the illegal logging of rosewood in the forests of Madagascar more…
A statement on the refusal to identify oneself
Source: https://linksunten.indymedia.org/de/node/143470, german
In most writings on demonstrations and blockades and in many groups (eg Rote Hilfe) it is considered obvious that we identify ourselves when members of police or army want us to do so. It seems impossible to do otherwise. Some reasons why some people continue to resist to it anyway, are explained in the following text, with some tips and tricks. You also learn more about the legal situation in Germany. This text is based on individual experiences. Many others may have different experiences, feelings or opinions. This is a section of a subject which for now is not very common. more…
One year after the opening of highway A4
Buir: “Farewell to the silence – one year after the opening of highway A4”
On September 16, 2014, the new route of the A4 was officially inaugurated. At the invitation of the action group “Buirers for Buir”, on the evening before a farewell to the silence took place as a neighborhood meeting. It should be remembered this year with a neighborhood church service, followed by a picnic on the evening of 15 September.
It is one year ago now, that on the eve of the A4 inauguration members of the action group, along with many neighbors and friends from the lignite-critical network, said farewell to the silence in Buir on the Olbertze Bridge. With “Farewell to the silence – One Year After” should be reminded of the event one year ago. more…
Update Oct. 2 : Jus, who has been in custody since June 26th, the eviction of the tower barricade, was set free October 2nd.
Update Sept. 10 :
The appeal against detention was rejected… Jus has to stay in prison. The court hearing is now scheduled for 2 October. Because of the appeal against detention his lawyer will now go to the District Court in Cologne. He calls the processing times and the long waits unbearable. more…
Jus stopped his hunger strike after 3 weeks of imprisonment without any contact to neither his lawyer nor any supporting person.
Send him tons of supporting letters to
Dariusz (Jus) Brzeski 3236156
You can write in English or in Polish (or both), as you like.
Please notice that books or newspapers are not allowed to be sent, whereas single pages from books or newspapers are allowed.
He will see his girlfriend for the second time after six weeks of imprisonment on monday, 31st of August (normally its allowed to have one visit per week).
She’ll send us more information about Jus after the visit.
Please spread this news to supporting people all over the world. Thank you!
Hes still alive, cause he stopped his hungerstrike last week, and hes in good mood. He started a book club and wants to read english literature, info material and magazines. If you want to send him someting take into acount that he is not allowed to recieve books or newspapers, but he is alowed to get single pages of books or newspapers.
His friend got news on thursday.
She will see him next week. Our lawyer wishes to see him out soon. More information on the blog soon.
Cologne, August 12th, 2015 – On Wednesday afternoon, a spontaneous demonstration took place in Cologne. The occasion is the detention of an activist from the Hambach Forest, who was arrested at July 22, at the eviction of a “living barricade”, and since then is in pre-trial detention. In addition, he has since been on a hunger strike.
The spontaneous demonstration started at the JVA (jail) in Cologne / Ossendorf and moved from there to Ehrenfeld.
As activists report from there, the spontaneous demonstration has been encircled by 30 – 40 police officers. There are presently around 40 spontaneous protesters within the police encirclement. According to statements from the spot, it is not permitted to bring water to the people in the police encirclement.
A person is available to the press on the spot for interviews and questions:
0157 371 81 446
The press team from the Camp for Climate Action
Ticker in chronological order:
On the 22nd of July the tower – to this date the only remaining living barricade – got evicted. The tower blocked an important access way to the Hambach Forest and its occupation.
During the 14 hours of the eviction, four activists were arrested of who three have been released, while one is in detention awaiting trial in the JVA (jail) in Köln-Ossendorf. Jus is accused of resisting the eviction. The cops are trying to justify the detention by claiming that Jus doesn’t have a legal address and allegedly “no social obligations in Germany”. Therefore, they think that it’s likely that he will “stay away from trial”.
For us, it’s not acceptable that people experience repression based on their activism against the destruction of nature. Therefore we are calling you to join the manifestation on Saturday 25th of July at 2pm in front of the JVA Köln-Ossendorf. We want to be loud and angry and show diverse forms of solidarity with Jus and all prisoners. Furthermore, there will be the possibility to inform oneself about the occupation of the Hambach Forest and about resistance against ignite mining in this area in general.