A short account of the assassination of King Umberto I of Italy in revenge for the brutal suppression of a workers' demonstration in Milan which left hundreds dead.
See also our biography of Gaetano Bresci
A short history of the brutal repression at the Cayenne island prison camp in French Guyana. A rebellion against a prisoner's murder was followed by a massacre of anarchists by the authorities.
The Iles du Salut are situated off Cayenne, in what was French Guyana in South America. These three prison islands – of which Devil's Island is the most infamous - were reserved by the French authorities for hard cases, for repeated escapees and for political prisoners. In the course of time many anarchists were sent to these hell-holes.
An account of the shooting of over 100 people by the Swiss army at an anti-fascist demonstration.
In 1932, the sympathisers of the Union Nationale fascist party led by Georges Oltramare planned to assemble on 9th November at the Salle Communale of Plainpalais in Geneva to publicly accuse the Socialist leaders Nicole and Dicker. The Socialist Party called a counter-demonstration.
The history of the Ludlow Massacre of striking coal miners, which was one of the most brutal attacks on organised labour in North American history.
Issues concerning labour had dogged the United States for many years preceding World War I and had resulted in widespread strike action, es
From Communism #6
Poorly written but still interesting article about a massacre of prisoners in Peru in 1986.
From Communism #6
Social-democratic peace is nothing else but the peace of tombs.
The tombs of all the proletarians who struggle against the State.
International Solidarity with the Proletariat and its prisoners in Peru!
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We are publishing here a translation of an article that was first published in our Spanish review "Comunismo" (No.22 - June 86).