It’s time for another international tax resistance round-up:
The French government arrested eleven Breton activists and charged them with conspiracy to attack highway tax portals. Four remain in custody, and the trial has been delayed until . Supporters of the bonnets rouges have been rallying outside the courtroom.
The newly-declared Venetian Republic issued its first decree — that Venetians are exempt from taxation until the Republic is able to set up a tax agency independent from Italy.
The government has responded with raids and arrests there as well.
Fabio Padovan has called for a “satyagraha”-style hunger strike to support hunger-striking prisoner Lucio Chiavegato.
Resistance to new water charges continues in Ireland. Protesters in Cork blocked workers who had come to install water meters at a housing project there. This has reinvigorated protests elsewhere in Ireland.
The Spanish war tax resistance season has kicked into high gear under the slogan “disarm your taxes — not with our money.” The periodical Diagonal added an eye-catching infographic about how to go about resisting: