Friday 23 August 2013
This has been their reply. “You’ve taken my brother. He has done no harm.” Give no quarter. “You’ve made a mistake. She’s my friend.” Give no quarter. “This man is but a journalist. Since when is that a crime?” Give no quarter. “My daughter served our country with honor and courage. She was only doing her duty to the people by exposing these war crimes.” Give no quarter. “He accepted your plea. Show leniency.” Give no quarter. “He is only a child. I’ve taken his computer. He wont do it again!” Give no quarter.
The people cry out for mercy. Our family and friends are prosecuted for reasons unjustifiable except for in the court of corporate and political interest. The people’s cries are not ignored. “Give no quarter.” This is the state’s reply. We are the Anonymous Solidarity Network and we demand justice! We renounce the prosecution of our family and friends but still attend their proceedings. We beat our drums, we sing our songs and we attest to the illegal prosecution of our comrades. Mercy requires compassion and forbearance, the state has neither. The people plea for clemency. We sing, “Bella ciao!”
Give no quarter? We are FreeAnons. We ask for no quarter! We ask for nothing. What we expect of the state we demand from the state. The only quarter we would ever request is that of Jeremy Hammond’s and Barrett Brown’s so that we can burn the prisons holding them down from the inside out. Too easily is our creed forgotten by those we wage this war against. “We do not forgive. We do not forget.” We will never negotiate with a state illegally prosecuting our family and friends! Those that prosecute our comrades use our nation’s laws to justify their iniquitous actions.
Those that they are prosecuting are being prosecuted for committing so called crimes that benefited the very people our nation’s laws are meant to protect. Crimes against corporations and government agencies that are breaking those same laws and actively pursuing the suppression of any dissent that challenges their status quo. The people are charged with crimes but when corporations or government agencies illegally access our communications or personal computers it’s not a crime but a matter of greater profit margins or an act of national security. We are the Anonymous Solidarity Network and to this we reply, “Give no quarter!”
Give no quarter, ask no quarter and remember the Anonymous creed, “We are Anonymous. We are legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us.” The state’s prosecution of our comrades can just as easily and with as much impunity become their pursuit of us. Your greatest asylum is your anonymity, do not neglect it. Your greatest support during times of trouble is the Anonymous Solidarity Network, establish contact with it. If you do not know how then ask how! Adjust your sails and steer your ships with purpose. Hoist your flags and raise to half-mast that of #FreeAnons as homage to those still sailing towards these troubled waters.
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