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Russia: Anarchist art group Voina Arrested and Beaten by the Police (Again!)

From Infoshop.org

Oleg Vorotnikov, Natalia “Kozlionok” Sokol, and Leonid Nikolaev were arrested during the peaceful demonstration against violations of article 31 of russian constitution (freedom of peaceful assembly) along with many other protesters. Oleg Vorotnikov and his 2-year old son Casper were taken to the police station #28. Two policewomen took Casper to a separate office, and Oleg hasn’t seen him since. At the police station, Oleg was severely beaten. The art-group’s lawyer, Dmitriy Dinze, has managed to set Oleg free, with the help of emergency ambulance brigade. After a short while he left the emergency hospital, where the doctors have officially examined the bruises after police battery.

Dmitriy Dinze is trying to set free other activists, who are held at the police station #78 (Chekhov st. 15) but so far with no results. The cops do not let nor the lawyer neither the ambulance brigade see them. As Dinze said to Oleg “Leonid and Kozlionok are beaten up there. The cops turned on some loud music and just beat them.” One of the protesters held in this police station called Dinze and told him about the battery.

Dinze called the city police board and told them about the violations. Tho police superiors came to the police station, but after a short conversation with the policemen of #78 they just left. He tried for nearly 5 hours to get inside and to see the arrested, but the officer on duty bluntly refused to let him in.

Casper was taken to a children’s hospital. There he’s registered as an unidentified child. Dmitriy Dinze and Elena Kostileva have called the hospital to let the doctors know his name, date of birth, etc. But they demanded proof. Natalia Sokol, mother of the child, has all Casper’s papers, but she’s being held by the police and not allowed to see the lawyer. The biggest concern at the moment is that Casper will be taken to an orphanage. Oleg Vorotnikov is trying to get his son from the hospital, but without papers the doctors may as well refuse him.

Montreal: Cops attack student protest

From Sabotage Media:

Thousands of students coming from all around Quebec took to the streets of downtown Montreal, shouting, because they know that the government likes to be hard of hearing (and yet to see is the day when we realizes it has no ears, it has financial analysts, public relations consultants, corporate sponsors, and loads of billy clubs, no ears), they shout that they wont stand still while the government once again tries to push its agenda of a Quebec for the rich and their guard dogs, and this time on the backs of students and especially the poor and ones from remote towns far from the postsecondary institutions with the massive increase in tuition fees it imposes upon the people.

They left the Chamber of Commerce of Montreal and blocked several streets downtown for a few hours before ending at 500, rue Sherbrooke O. known as the Loto-Québec building, location of (to be closer to their business model?) the offices of the Conference of Rectors and Principals of Quebec Universities, which a group of students was already occupying. Hundreds of young people stood outside the building in solidarity with their comrades while dancing with drums, chanting slogans and shortly the crackdown began. Police first tried to provoke and intimidate with an arrest, some dirty blows and pointing their weapons and then they deployed without warning a totally disproportionate and brutal force against young demonstrators who posed absolutely no threat to the hundred of heavily armed policemen on the scene. The video we received clearly demonstrates.

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Turkey: Police attack student demonstrators

From Libcom:

Police violently attacked to the students in Turkey who wanted to protest the summit of Prime Minister and University Rectors. One pregnant student (age 19) lost her baby because police continuously kicked her from the belly even though she yelled she was pregnant.

Police violently attacked to the students in Turkey who wanted to protest the summit of Prime Minister and University Rectors. One pregnant student (age 19) lost her baby because police continuously kicked her from the belly even though she yelled that she was pregnant. Around 150 students who were coming outside of Istanbul were stopped at the entrance of the city and attacked, beaten and detented by the cops. Many were severely injured. It is claimed even in the right-wing bourgeois media that police used agent orange sprays against the students which was also used by USA army in Vietnam that can cause cancer.

Here are some videos;

http://www.milliyet.com.tr/tekmelerden-bebegini-dusurdu/turkiye/sondakika/06.12.2010/1322941/default.htm