July 25th marked the Worldwide Day of Solidarity with Jock Palfreeman, who, as we hope you know by now, is an Australian anti-fascist political prisoner serving a 20-year prison sentence in Bulgaria for the rather-mysterious death of a neo-nazi football hooligan who was part of a group attacking two Romani men in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2007. Jock came to the aid of the Romani, and quickly found himself the focus of the attack. Bulgarian authorities did everything they could to ensure that Jock never received a fair trial, and after his sentencing have refused–in contravention of their own treaties–to transfer him to Australia to serve the rest of his time closer to his family.
New York City was just one of many cities around the world that answered the call for solidarity, and local anti-fascists headed over to
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