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Europe: Solidarity gestures with Diego Ríos and Tamara Sol Farías Vergara

Some participants in the network of Contra Info decided to coordinate our strengths to make visible the cases of two anarchist comrades, who were recently retaliated by the executioners of the Chilean state: Diego Ríos, who was arrested on February 7th, after five and a half years on the run, and is currently held in […]

Athens: Six years after destruction and reconstruction of the self-organised park at Kyprou and Patission St.

They will not root out the resistance

On January 26th 2009, Athens Municipality crews on the orders of the then mayor N.Kaklamanis destroyed the park located on Kyprou Street, uprooting its perennial trees with a view to handing over the space to a private parking company.

Its cementing was prevented thanks to the immediate mobilisation […]

Of the necessity to find ourselves: A camp in Bure for Summer 2015

We come from counter-summits, Climate Action camps, No Border villages; struggles in Notre-Dame-des-Landes, the Susa Valley or in the Sivens; anti-nuclear struggles such as in Valognes, Montabot or Bure; social, feminist and anti-authoritarian struggles…

If all these struggles are singular, many of us will bear the same horizontality structured ideals and reflections to combat all […]

Mexican prisons: Open letter of Amélie Pelletier and Fallon Poisson, February 14, 2015 (corrected)

On February 14 there will be an event in the museo de la tolerancia[*] that aims to raise money for political prisoners and anarchists.

Being in prison we have little information about the event.

We don’t know who is organizing it, but we know our names appear on the list of prisoners for whom the […]

Chile: Comrade Diego Ríos arrested after five and a half years on the run

To make the revolutionary solidarity uncontrollable – Diego Ríos to the streets

Immediate solidarity with anarchist comrade Diego Ríos

Against the State/prison/Capital: social war – Freedom for Diego Ríos!

Solidarity now with comrade Diego Ríos!

Propaganda in solidarity with Diego Ríos Saturday, February 7th, 2015, in Santiago

Anarchist comrade Diego […]

Zagreb Anarchist Bookfair 2015

The Eleventh Anarchist Bookfair in Zagreb (ASK – Anarhisticki sajam knjiga) will take place from 10th to 12th April 2015.

For more information web: ask-zagreb.org e-mail: anarhisticki.sajam.knjiga@gmail.com

Marseille: Solidarity with those implicated in Operation Pandora

Thursday 12th February, at 18:30: Film screening of the documentary “Caso Bombas” on anarchists in Chile (the film is in Spanish but the subtitles are in English)

Vegan food, liberated price For the address: blancarde2015@riseup.net

International solidarity with those implicated in Operation Pandora “For those who struggle, the sense of solidarity intends to dismantle the […]

Athens: Financial aid event for prisoners in struggle

Sunday, February 8th, 2015, at 16:00, in the VANCOUVER APARTMAN squat

Rebetopunk revelry with LAIKI ORGI (‘Popular Rage’) in support of TAMEIO/Solidarity fund for imprisoned and persecuted fighters

Mavromateon and Derigny 1, downtown Athens

Buenos Aires: Banner in solidarity with Tamara Sol Farías Vergara

Our beauty is in vengeance – Sol Vergara to the streets!

This morning (February 2nd) a banner was hung on the pedestrian bridge located on Figueroa Alcorta Avenue, just metres from the Chilean embassy, in solidarity with the compañera Sol Vergara, awaiting sentencing in the prisons of the said region. A small gesture […]

Athens: A gesture of solidarity with Tamara Sol Farías Vergara

“Solidarian complicity with Tamara Sol, anarchist captive of the Chilean state – Tamara to the streets”

On Wednesday afternoon, January 28th, 2015, we hung a banner at the Polytechnic School, facing Patission Street in downtown Athens, in solidarity with Tamara Sol Farías Vergara, anarchist prisoner in Chile. The comrade is held in pretrial […]

Kerameikos, Athens: PA’s gathering against maximum security prisons

Freedom for those who are in prison cells Strength to the anarchist captives and combative inmates

We call for a PA’s gathering (mikrofoniki) against maximum security prisons on Saturday the 10th of January 2015, at 17:00, at Dimosio Sima on the corner of Plateon and Leonidou streets in the Athens neighbourhood of Kerameikos.

We […]

Spanish State – Operation Pandora: Democracy imprisons 7 more anarchists

On December 16, Operation Pandora was unleashed. The State’s security forces burst into different houses and squats in Barcelona and Madrid, and eleven anarchist comrades were kidnapped.

This kidnapping—and it couldn’t have been done any other way—was coordinated with the media, who helped justify and legitimate it with heart and soul, spreading the news that […]

Attica: Noise demo at Amygdaleza detention centre, 30/11/2014

On Sunday, November 30th, 2014, nearly 70 comrades gathered outside the barbed wires of the Amygdaleza concentration camp. Detained migrants, outside the containers, stood on the other side. We saw them and they saw us, we shouted and they shouted back, at some moments we joined our voices: “FREEDOM”. Then we were able to […]

Malmö, Sweden: The flame still burns – Solidarity with all the fighting prisoners

In the first hours of 13th of December a solidarity banner with prisoners in struggle was put in Folkets Park (People’s Park) in the city of Malmö, Sweden.

Fire to all prisons.

Total Liberation!

– some anarchist

Athens: Communiqué of the occupied Polytechnic School, 11/12/2014

Beyond victory and defeat

Anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos employing the only means he had in his disposal within the confinement of prison, his body, conducted a hard and decisive struggle starting on 10/11/2014, demanding a breath of freedom. Using the contradictions of the legal system, he confronted it and exposed these contradictions. The State, while […]

Vienna: Remember, Remember, the 6th of December

On December 6th, 2014, around 80 people participated in a solidarity gathering that took place in Vienna’s Karlsplatz in remembrance of Alexandros Grigoropoulos and for Nikos Romanos and the other revolutionary prisoners in Greece.

From the call:

Nikos Romanos witnessed the murder of 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos by a Greek police officer. The killing of the […]

Germany: Solidarity with Nikos Romanos from Nuremberg

(originally released on 7.12.2014)

We hung this banner in the West of Nuremberg to publicly show our solidarity with Nikos Romanos in the short run. We wish the comrade much strength in the struggle against the Greek classist justice.

Organize class autonomy. Against the domination of patriarchy, Capital and the State.

The crisis is permanent. […]

Denmark: Solidarity gathering at the Greek embassy in Copenhagen, 3/12/2014

retrieved from athens imc (1, 2)

Athens: Headquarters of the private sector union GSEE occupied by anarchists and anti-authoritarian communists since 4/12

“They told us you’ll conquer when you submit. We submitted and found ashes.” [George Seferis]

As of December 4th, 2014, we have occupied the building of GSEE (Greece’s General Confederation of Workers) in a display of solidarity with anarchist Nikos Romanos, who is on hunger strike since the 10th of November. Anarchist Nikos Romanos is […]

Athens: The Melina Cultural Centre in Thissio occupied by anarchists

The banner reads: “The rule of law murders. Solidarity with Nikos Romanos and the rest of comrades on hunger strike.”

Today, December 6th, 2014, we occupy the Melina Cultural Center of the City of Athens, located at the corner of 66, Herakleidon Street and Thessalonikis Street, in the Thissio neighbourhood of Athens.

The occupation […]

Santiago, Chile: Insurrectional solidarity with Nikos Romanos amid barricades at the intersection of Macul and Grecia

On Wednesday noon, November 26th, amid barricades and Molotov cocktails that gave life to a new day of anarchic violence and confrontation with the guardians of order on the junction known as “Cordón Macul”, one of the groups that participated in the action which has already been diffused expressed our solidarity with anarchist comrade Nikos […]

Athens: Second announcement from the occupied Polytechnic School after Exarchia riots, 2/12/2014

On the 2nd of December 2014, a demonstration took place in solidarity with anarchist comrade Nikos Romanos, prisoner on hunger strike since the 10th of November, demanding the granting of educational furloughs. Today’s march saw participation of thousands of people, some of whom later headed for the occupied Polytechnic School.

For us, the occupied ground […]

Athens: First announcement from the occupied Polytechnic School in Exarchia, 1/12/2014

As of today December 1st, 2014, the Athens Polytechnic School is occupied so as to become another centre of solidarity and commitment to the struggle of anarchist hunger striker Nikos Romanos (since 10/11/2014), as well as the rest of the comrades who are on hunger strike in solidarity with Nikos – Yannis Michailidis (since 17/11), […]

Athens: Trial over the 2010 Marfin bank arson postponed

The trial of anarchist Thodoris Sipsas in Athens was postponed to the 21st of September 2015.

Until then, barring any unforeseen circumstances, the solidarity assembly for this case will continue to meet every Wednesday at 19:00 in the Athens Polytechnic School (Gini building) in Exarchia.

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Koridallos prisons: Anarchists Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos and Dimitris Politis announce hunger strike

Imprisoned comrades Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos and Dimitris Politis (convicted over the Velventos double robbery case) announced their hunger strike in solidarity with Nikos Romanos. Below are excerpts of their statement:

Our friend and comrade Nikos Romanos is on hunger strike since the 10th of November, claiming educational furloughs from prison to which he’s entitled under their […]