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News from Radical Carnations (Kolektyw Radykalne Goździki)
Updates on our activities and progress.
We are a collective that emerged as a result of subsequent blatant acts of police violence. We want to help survivors, like cloves - help soothe pain and lift their spirits.
We collect money to help people harmed by the oppression apparatus (police, army, etc.) who need e.g. medical, psychological or material support. Therefore, please join the fundraiser.
With solidarity and mutual help, Kolektyw Goździki.
Letter from Agnes:
I am Agnes.
I am Igor Stachowiak
I am a raped person
I am a beaten person
I have personality disorder
I am a sick person
I am the pain felt by people who suffer violence by state and government institutions.
I am traumatized after hospitals, after interrogations, after arrests.
I am the fear because of the police.
I am a survivor with many multiple wounds.
More than a month has passed and I am still fighting for myself. I'm afraid to say my name, I have to put the bag over my head so that I won't be recognized.
Look left and right. Maybe I'm standing next to you. I can be any of us. I could be you.
I have to hide because I am afraid that someone will recognize me on the street and challenge me, saying that I am due because I am only a stupid thief. I'm afraid that people will evaluate my health and life at PLN 21 and one broken mirror. I'm afraid the police will arrest me for whatever they want. I am afraid that, as I said, now the state and the police will do everything possible to silence me. Even if they do, please don't keep quiet. You don't even know how much I would like to shout out everything that hurts me. How I wanna scream about what happened. If they shut me down, I beg you, shout for me. Let's not let them sweep things under the rug once again. Enough of passive allowing violent behavior towards us.
I don't want to hear about more beatings, about more rapes, about more situations in which the police take advantage of their privileged position of power.
You don't even know how much effort I had to put into telling what happened. I don't have any more, I used it all to read the article about me, every now and then, because new amendments were introduced every now and then. About telling more and more doctors about it, other friends who wanted to help. I just don't have the strength anymore, but it worked. I told all of you that I was raped and beaten. A lot of people don't believe me, they call me fucking, junkies, crazy, bastards. There are hundreds of comments in which I am accused of lying because I have a personality disorder.
The Polish police, the government and all those who spit at us from above by the trough, using the word of democracy, have shown more than once how they give us a shit. They have used violence against us more than once. We have been raped, beaten and killed more than once. Nowadays, in Poland we do not have laws that would protect us. Lawlessness, violence and exploitation. We have it. Enough of this. I want all of us to be Agnes. Let us stop being afraid to speak. Time to go get yours. Time to allow yourself to take our rights away. It's time to plant meadows on this mountain of injustice.
Please, enough allowing the violence. I'm so sick of it. I no longer have the strength to read about further rape, death, exploitation, beatings, injustice and about the human suffering we experience in this country.
It's just ... we're all Agnes. We can all fight for ourselves and not be afraid to be silenced.
They won't shut us all down.
Jesteśmy kolektywem, który powstał na skutek kolejnych, rażących aktów przemocy policyjnej. Chcemy pomagać osobom przetrwałym, jak goździki - wspierać w kojeniu bólu i podnosić na duchu.
Zbieramy pieniądze na pomoc osobom skrzywdzonym przez aparat opresji (policja, wojsko itp.), które potrzebują wsparcia między innymi medycznego, psychologicznego czy też materialnego. Dlatego prosimy, dołącz do zbiórki.
Z solidarnością i pomocą wzajemną, Kolektyw Goździki.
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