Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2004
From: "Ozgur Hayat"
Subject: Istanbul:ANARSISTANBUL’S ACTION AGAINST NATO
ANARSISTANBUL’S ACTION AGAINST NATO AT BOSPHORUS UNIVERSITY IMAGINATION TO ACTION AGAINST NATO !Istanbul-ANARSISTANBUL ORGANIZATION AGAINST NATO organized an action against NATO on June 7 at Bosphorus University. At 2 p.m., at the center of Bosphorus University’s South Campus, three anarchists wearing shrouds started to shout: “We are Palestinians, We are Iraqis, We won’t wear NATO’s shrouds.”
Then more than 100 anarchists gathered while drums and an accordion being played. They started marching with the slogan: “NATO is Murderers’, Istanbul is ours!”
They carried two banners with “IMAGINATION TO ACTION AGAINST NATO” and “ANARSISTANBUL ORGANIZATION AGAINST NATO” written on them.
They shouted these slogans: “If not Now, Then When? If not Us, Then Who?”, “Imagination to Action Against NATO”, “Against NATO, Anarchy in Istanbul”, “Bread not Bombs”, “Against NATO, Action Revolution Anarchy”, “No to NATO’s Companies, Armies, Tortures, Slaughters”. ANARSISTANBUL’s activists didn’t forget university’s president and when they were in front of the presidency building they shouted: “Bosphorus University is the Fortress of USA, Smash, Smash, Anarchy!”
After marching, anarchists gathered in the square with slogans and read the press relase and burnt Bush puppet wearing a soldier uniform.
A dozen of military boots with placards written “I killed children throwing stones in Rafah”, “I bombed a market place in Mogadishu”, “I ran over many houses in Gazza” on them were left in front of the presidency building. Afterwards, anarchists gathered with the slogan “NATO is Murderers’, Ýstanbul is ours” and burnt NATO and USA flags. Anarþistanbul will keep on struggling against NATO.
ANARSISTANBUL ORGANIZATION AGAINST NATO