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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 […]

Lisbon: An act of solidarity with Nikos Maziotis and Antonis Stamboulos, imprisoned anarchists in Greece

Late in the evening of November 24th, 2014, a banner in solidarity with the fighters in Greece was placed in Rossio Square, in the city centre of Lisbon, and leaflets were distributed to passersby and disseminated also in hangouts of anarchist culture.

The banner reads: “Solidarity with the fighters in Greece. Nikos Maziotis – Antonis […]

Bilbao: A gesture of solidarity with anarchist prisoners

On November 17th, 2014 two banners were hanged in Bilbao, both written in Basque. One in support of anarchists Mónica Caballero and Francisco Solar, prisoners of the Spanish State, reading “Freedom for Mónica and Francisco – Fire to the prison society!” and another one in solidarity with the hunger striker Nikos Romanos, anarchist incarcerated in […]

Nicosia, Cyprus: Banner in solidarity with the hunger strikers Nikos Romanos, Iraklis Kostaris and Yannis Michailidis

Solidarity with N.Romanos, I.Kostaris, Y.Michailidis and all political prisoners

SOLIDARITY IS DYNAMIC

On Thursday evening, November 20th, a group of comrades from Nicosia placed a banner in the city centre (Faneromeni Square) as a small token of solidarity with the captives of the Greek State, hunger strikers N.Romanos (since 10/11), I.Kostaris (since 29/10) and […]

Victoria, British Columbia: Benefit gig for Amélie, Fallon and Carlos, imprisoned anarchists in Mexico

We’re doing a solidarity benefit show for anarchist prisoners Amélie, Fallon and Carlos on December 4th, 2014 in Victoria (Occupied Lekwungen Territories). Come out and help support them!

Storm of Sedition – Anti-Civ Anarchist Crust Azotobacter – Local Punk Not a Cost – Anarchist Crust

There will also be cheap food and zine distros.

Doors […]

Greek prisons: Rotating hunger strike in solidarity with Nikos Romanos

Comrade Yannis Michailidis, currently incarcerated in Koridallos prison, announced that the anarchists who were arrested after the double robbery in Velventos, Kozani (in February 2013), begin a rotating hunger strike as of Monday, November 17th, 2014 to show factual support to Nikos Romanos, who is on hunger strike since the 10th of November demanding that […]

London: Benefit event for anarchist Thodoris Sipsas, wrongfully accused in the case of the 2010 Marfin bank arson

Trial of anarchist Thodoris Sipsas will take place in Athens on December 1st, 2014. More information h e r e.

We are welcoming you to join us on Saturday 6th of December to our benefit event for the anarchist T. Sipsas who is prosecuted for the Marfin case of 2010 in Athens, Greece.

“The […]

Greek prisons: Updates on the hunger strike of anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos

Athens Polytechnic School, Exarchia: Solidarity with anarchist N. Romanos, on hunger strike since 10/11

East side Thessaloniki: Solidarity with anarchist prisoner N. Romanos – Hunger strike since 10/11

Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Kozani: Solidarity with N. Romanos, who is on hunger strike since 10/11 because he has not been granted student […]

[Bilbao] Prisoners to the streets! Streets for the insurrection!

Video for the upcoming event in solidarity with anarchist prisoners in Greece

Sunday, November 16th, at 17:00 @anarchist squat Izar Beltz, Irala, Bilbao

Radio spots in Castilian and Basque by comrades from Biblioteca Durruti of Altsasu (Nafarroa)

Spread the word!

Athens: Photos from the demonstration in solidarity with migrants

Downtown Athens, October 31st; demo in solidarity with the migrants accused of last year’s uprising at Amygdaleza detention camp (Menidi, Attica); the banner reads: “Let’s demolish the concentration camps and bury the guards under their ruins.”

More photos from the demonstration here.

The trial against the migrants continues on Tuesday, November 18th, 2014, at 9am, […]

Greek prisons: Anarchist comrade Nikos Romanos declares hunger strike from November 10th, 2014

HUNGER STRIKE ANNOUNCEMENT

Asphyxiating for a breath of freedom.

Last spring, I sat university entrance exams from inside the prison and got admitted to a faculty in Athens. According to their laws, since September 2014, I am eligible for educational furloughs to regularly attend classes from the beginning of the term.

As expected, my requests […]

Bilbao: Activity in solidarity with anarchist prisoners in Greece

Discussion event in solidarity with anarchist prisoners in Greece Sunday, November 16th, 2014 at 17:00 in the Ateneo Izar Beltz

In collaboration with Contra Info

15, Andres Isasi Street, Irala, Bilbao (exactly at the secondary exit door of Renfe’s Ametzola station)

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Greece: Solidarity demonstration in Thessaloniki

Solidarity with the 65 migrants who are prosecuted for the revolt in Amygdaleza – Demolish concentration camps – No Lager Assembly of Thessaloniki

Rémi 25/10 France – The cops murder – Vengeance – There isn’t a word for the unforgivable deeds

RIP Rémi Fraisse – The States murder – Nothing will remain […]