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Demonstration for trade union freedoms in Berlin

Image of the FAU demonstration 
*Demonstration for trade union rights in the award of 
Festival international du film de Berlin *

The 20 February 2010, 600 people marched through Berlin to support the
union freedoms in Germany. FAU Berlin called for demonstration
in response to a decision by a Berlin court which prohibits them from
appoint union.

This decision is the culmination of a conflict one year on conditions
Babylon Mitte cinema work, hosting the festival. 

Members of various social movements, ranging from antifascists
unionists left, were attached to manifestation. In his
address, Renate Hürtgen, committee for civil liberties, asserted
More than half of unions other European countries are
prohibited if German laws applied to them.

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The German left support the prohibition of a trade union

News of Anarcho-syndicalism

The FAU-IWA (Free Workers- and Workers Union, free union of workers') is a small German labor organization, section beyond the Rhine the International Workers Association (AIT). It tries to promote an autonomous mode of organization of workers, thereby reviving the original unionism, without permanent or elected officials. A integration in joint bodies that refuse, it favors the collective organization of workers in general meeting, and direct action (that is to say without intermediate) rather than the class compromise. In a word, it tries to promote and practice anarcho-syndicalism.

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