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USA: Sean Swain’s twelve-page deposition to the courts

Intro Letter: 1, 2


In the State of Ohio ss In the County of Scioto

I, Sean Swain, being duly sworn according to law, hereby depose to state:

1. I am competent to testify to the facts related herein, to which I have direct knowledge.

2. I write […]

Greece: Elias Karadouman released from prison, despite consecutive obstacles thrown in his way by state authorities in order to afflict him

Some days ago, the combative prisoner Elias Karadouman – participant in the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK) – was faced with the threat of deportation.

After 10 years of incarceration in the Greek galleys, Karadouman was able to sign his prison release papers on May 18th, 2015. However, he was kept in Corfu prison until […]

Greece: Nea Anchialos operation resulted in the death of Spyros Dravilas and the capture of Grigoris Tsironis and Spyros Christodoulou

‘… as of now forever free’ Honour to Spyros Dravilas –Anarchists

On May 29th 2015, during an anti-terrorist operation of the Greek police in the area of Nea Anchialos in Magnesia (in close distance to the city of Volos), Spyros Dravilas fell dead inside a safe house under unverified circumstances. The police […]

Greece: Relatives of CCF imprisoned members held hostage

According to latest updates (June 2015), Evi Statiri – the life companion of anarchist prisoner Gerasimos Tsakalos – has been denied release from prison three times already by the special appellate judge Eftichis Nikopoulos (the same bastard who has repeatedly rejected applications for educational leave in the case of anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos).

Evi Statiri […]

Greek prisons: Nikos Romanos’ request for educational leave denied for the umpteenth time

On June 12th 2015, comrades in solidarity with anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos reported that the Koridallos prison board – the prosecutor Nikolaos Poimenidis, the prison director Charalambia Koutsomichali, and the social work assistant Vassiliki Fragathoula – unanimously rejected the comrade’s request for educational leave, and instead proposed to “facilitate” distance learning examinations inside the Second […]

Chile: Nataly, Juan, Guillermo stopped their hunger strike on June 5th; Enrique being sent back to prison on June 10th

Santiago, May 20th: “Whoever forgets the comrades in prison forgets the war itself – Insurrect solidarity!”

On June 5th 2015, the comrades Nataly Casanova, Juan Flores and Guillermo Durán ended their hunger strike, which they had conducted from April 13th/14th, judging that the most important of their demands have been met.

You […]

Brussels: “Anti-terrorist” raids of comrades’ homes and Le Passage

This Wednesday June 10th 2015, just before 6am, different anti-terrorism teams raided four comrades’ houses as well as Le Passage, the local space of struggle against the maxi-prison. These raids were conducted as part of an operation named “Cavale” [On the run].

Six comrades were shipped off to the federal police offices, then released around […]

Chile: Nataly Casanova moved out of isolation; Enrique Gúzman put in house arrest

Two of the demands put forward by anarchists Nataly Casanova, Juan Flores and Guillermo Durán, who are on hunger strike since the 13th/14th of April, have been achieved:

– Nataly Casanova was transferred into the 2nd wing of the San Miguel prison – where also comrade Tato (Natalia Collado) is being held – and receives […]

Czech Republic – Operation Fenix: Anarchists charged with ‘preparation of terrorist acts’

On April 28th 2015, the anti-extremist police unit commanded Operation Fenix across the Czech Republic, in an attempt to frighten the anarchist and antiauthoritarian scene, and collect information in a fishing expedition. The police have arrested or interrogated over thirty people so far, with the intention of investigating activities which they later labeled […]

Greece: Anarchist Rami Syrianos released from prison

On June 3rd 2015, anarchist Rami Syrianos was released from the Cassandra rural prison (in the Halkidiki Peninsula, northern Greece).

The comrade was arrested in Thessaloniki in early 2011. He admitted responsibility for an expropriation against a state corporation (ODDY) that organizes auctions of vehicles confiscated by cops. Rami Syrianos was sentenced to a little […]

Greece: Spyros Stratoulis released from prison

On June 2nd 2015, Spyros Stratoulis was granted release after serving 23 years in prison.

Stratoulis was incarcerated in 1992. In recent years, he developed comradely and friendly relations with antiauthoritarian individuals, both inside and outside the walls. After a long history of struggles on the inside, Stratoulis was finally able to walk free.


Santiago: Barricades outside the Liceo Darío Salas

On Monday, May 25th, at about 10am, there were barricades and clashes between youths and bastards of the police outside the Liceo Darío Salas, where a banner was placed in memory of anarchist comrade Mauricio Morales, fallen in action on May 22nd 2009 while he intended to attack the prison guards school.

Punky Mauri, […]

Basel, Switzerland: Demonstration against Frontex and attack on prosecutor’s office/pretrial prison

On May 22nd, about 200-250 people took to the streets in Basel in a demonstration against Frontex and the European migration-regime on the occasion of the international action days against the 10 year anniversary of Frontex.

The demonstration went in front of the deportation prison “Bässlergut”, where a big unit of anti-riot cops prevented people […]

Swiss prisons: Marco Camenisch denied conditional release (update)

ROS – Psychiatry assumes the power to define the execution of probation and correctional law

The office for probation and corrections services of the cantonal Office for the Execution of Penal Sentences and Justice sabotages all efforts aiming at easing the situation of imprisonment of Marco or to grant parole for him. The office for […]

Greek prisons – Revolutionary Struggle case: Nikos Maziotis and Kostas Gournas transferred to Koridallos prison ahead of second-instance trial

On May 21st 2015, the Solidarity Assembly for political prisoners & imprisoned and prosecuted fighters reported that the anarchist prisoners Nikos Maziotis and Kostas Gournas were transferred from Domokos prison to the dungeon in Koridallos women’s prison ahead of the second-instance trial on the Revolutionary Struggle’s first-period action (2003-2010).

Gournas and Maziotis are currently separated […]

Wuppertal: Autonomous May 1st demonstration

Around 300 participants gathered at approximately 2pm in front of the Autonomous Centre in Wuppertal for the twenty-ninth May 1st demonstration since 1986. Many felt that the turnout was disappointing, because this year’s demo was primarily dedicated to sending out solidarity towards the victim of a recent fascist knife attack.

In the small hours […]

Besançon, France: Down with the walls of Fortress Europe (and all states)

Saturday 25th April 2015, a few people gathered at place pasteur in response to the death of hundreds of refugees on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea last weekend. A banner saying “Down with the walls of Europe – No Border No Nation” was hung over the barriers of Passages Pasteur and remained for the […]

Chile: Hunger Strike Update

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On April 20th 2015, it became known that anarchist prisoner Enrique Guzmán has also been on hunger strike since April 14th.

Anarchists Nataly Casanova (under isolation in San Miguel women’s prison), Juan Flores (in Wing 1 of Santiago 1 prison), Guillermo Duran (in total house arrest) and Enrique Guzmán (in Wing 35 […]

Greece: Statement of Revolutionary Struggle member Nikos Maziotis about the U.S. State Department list of international “terrorists”

In 2009, the anarchist urban guerrilla group Revolutionary Struggle (Epanastatikos Agonas) was designated a “foreign terrorist organization” by the U.S. Department of State, in the aftermath of a rocket propelled grenade attack against the U.S. Embassy in Athens in January 2007.

On April 21, 2015, the State Department issued “terrorist designation” against one of the […]

Greek prisons: The 8 anarchists from the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK) terminated their hunger strike

On April 18th 2015, the eight anarchist prisoners of DAK Antonis Stamboulos, Giorgos Karagiannidis, Fivos Harisis, Argyris Ntalios, Grigoris Sarafoudis, Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos, Dimitris Politis and Yannis Michailidis announced the end of their hunger strike, considering that a significant portion of their demands were partially fulfilled after the new prison reform bill was passed by parliament:


Athens: Protest march in solidarity with hunger strikers in Greek prisons followed by clashes in Exarchia

No tolerance to type C prisons and any form of incarceration

Fire to states and prisons – That’s right, that’s right; fire to the parliament to make you come to your senses (A)

War on democracy

delayed report:

During the evening of April 7th 2015, more than a thousand […]

Nantes, France: April 9th demonstration – Some colour in the monotony

Since the Socialist Party came to power, we no longer count the protesters killed, mutilated and imprisoned. The most draconian anti-terrorism laws have been adopted, the undocumented hunted, social rights under attack like never before. In the almost universal indifference of “the left”.

On Thursday 9th April, the large unions finally decided to call a […]

Athens: Dimitris Politis, on hunger strike since 16/3, currently hospitalised

On April 14th, anarchist prisoner on hunger strike Dimitris Politis, participant in the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK), was transferred from Koridallos prison to Evangelismos hospital in Athens.

The comrade has now lost 13% of his initial body weight. Additionally, his body has not had time to regain the weight lost in the recent hunger […]

Chile: Anarchists Juan Flores, Nataly Casanova and Guillermo Duran declare hunger strike

Anarchist comrades Juan, Nataly and Guillermo were arrested in Santiago on September 18th 2014.

Juan is held in pretrial detention in the Santiago 1 prison, accused of involvement in two bomb attacks that occurred on July 13th and September 8th 2014, and were claimed by the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (Chile); he’s also charged […]

Brussels: Struggle against the maxi-prison in Haren – On your marks, get set, go!

Extract from Ricochets n° 4, March 2015, the newsletter against the maxi-prison and the world that goes with it. This is the third in a series of translations by the openly conspiratorial Person(s) Unknown Publications, this time featuring a list of international targets (see notes below):

On your marks