International infopoints already formed or forming...
Convergence Space Berlin
As a part of the mobilization against the G8 summit (June 6th to 8th in Heiligendamm) the Convergence Space Berlin starts on May 21st.
Convergence means to come closer: the aim of CS is to provide space for activists and population to approach each other, converge, interchange and create action.
Mataro contra G8 :
As the International mobilisation against the G8 is starting to happen, in Mataro, Catalunya (Spain) a local infopoint has been set up as a focal point for info dissemenation, films, live radio, G8 TV, discussions.... in CSOA La Fibra, a very large squatted factory turned into anarcho social centre, 30 minutes from Barcelona.
Sao Paulo Brasil
in jun7 we are organizing a activity in Sao Paulo (Brazil) at an building that has been occupied ("invaded", by corporate midia words) by homeless people (so it's a kind of european "squats"). The building "Prestes Maia" is the biggest vertical territory occupied by social movements of the Latin America. (and soon will be descontinued because the government promissed offer home to homeless)
G8 2007, Germany WIKI
Mataro contra G8 :
IMC-BCN : Mataro Contra G8 : local infopoint for alternative media 6 -8 June
Sao Paulo Brasil
IMC-BRASIL: 7/6 contra-G8 |ação Brasil- São Paulo| na ocupação Prestes Maia
for all other infos relating to the G8 and IMC media support go to:
G8 ... indymedia needs YOU!:
G8 Radio 2007 and Tv
Radio during the G8
Flash Radio: interview teams will cover the alternative summit, blockades, actions and workshops, but will also deliver audible portraits of groups and individuals who have come to campaign and work for change. daily half hour podcast summarys will go out at 10pm CET.
TV during the G8
g8-tv is already transmitting from Germany
Mataro Contra G8
++ G8 INFO NIGHT - WEDNESDAY 6TH JUNE
From 7pm at RampARTs, London E1.
An evening of films, information and updates on the progress of the mobilisations against the G8 summit. See the latest footage from Germany, discuss ways of showing our solidarity in London and across the UK.
Throughout the period of the summit, volunteers will be downloading video footage of the demonstrations and direct action in northern Germany and of solidarity actions around the world. Come down to RampARTs (London, E1) to catch up with the latest developments on the ground.
There will also be discussions on how we can show solidarity with the multiple mobilisations, especially if the repression is severe.
The situation in Germany will evolve rapidly. We should be prepared to 'move fast, strike harder'.
++ FOLLOW-UP G8 INFO NIGHT - THURSDAY 7TH JUNE
A second info night with further up-to-date footage from the mobilisations in Germany and elsewhere. Depending on how the events are unfolding we may also decide to show some active solidarity in London.
++ NO BORDERS G8 NIGHT - FRIDAY 8TH JUNE
People from No Borders London are taking part in protets against the G8 Summit in Rostock, Germany in the first week in June 2007. Demonstrations and meetings around migration and racism will be a major strand of the week's events. On Friday 8th June, there will be a benefit night at RampARTs, London E1, featuring report backs from the G8.
G8: move fast, strike harder - London No Borders presents:
G8 Migration Night, Friday 8th June 07
Films, footage & feedback from the G8 in Germany
Followed by a benefit party for the Gatwick No Border Camp - 19-24 September 07
featuring HEADJAM (dub/ska/punk) + DJ & MC set by DubNeg
donation at door.
No Borders: http://www.noborders.org uk
Indymedia UK: http://www.indymedia.org.uk
RampART, 15 Rampart Street, off Commercial Road, London, E1 2LA. [map]
Nearest tube stops are Whitechapel, Aldgate East and Shadwell (which includes the DLR and the East London Line). The distance between them and Rampart is about the same. It takes 5-10 minutes to walk to/from those stations. Shadwell DLR has no barriers or ticket inspectors.
Bus routes that stop just at the top of Rampart Street on Commerical Road include 15 and 115. You can also get the 100 to nearby Shadwell which comes from South London. On Whitechapel High Street (about 5 mins walk away), you have the number 25 (the ‘free’ bendy bus) and the 205 among others.
See also: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2007/05/371926.html for the full week's programme.
london g8 solidarity
There you can find computers, printer, material for banners, Beamer, Internet, and more. You are welcome to participate and get information about the G8 protests.
Info (in German): http://raw.at