Solidarity event for activists from Maribor, acoustic music & food


Sunday November 17th 2013, 6pm – Solidarity event for activists from Maribor, acoustic music by Alessandro Seul, food and more. After the Global Uprisings conference, meet up and socialize.

Last November in Slovenia the wave of people’s uprisings started. Against corruption, austerity, expropriation of people, lack of perspective and precarity. Uprisings started in Maribor with huge participation of people. On third uprising that has led to dismissal of mayor Kangler every fifth inhabitant of the town participated. State reaction was brutal. Non discriminate use of police force, including huge amount of teargas and cavalry and 120 arrests. Among arrested 28 people were detained preventively for a month. Later court processes started and first were sentenced to seven month in prison this September. Others are still waiting for processes. In Maribor group of militant researchers is trying to organize resistance against such criminalization of uprisings by building solidarity network.

Door opens at 6pm. Vegan food on donation, no reservation. All benefits go for people arrested last year in Slovenia. Music performance by Alessandro Seul (guitar, voice)