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Greek prisons: Participation of thousands of prisoners in nationwide hunger strike

On June 23rd alone, prisoners in struggle who participated in the mass mobilization against the new bill were as follows:

Koridallos, Athens: 1,300 inmates

Patras: 550 inmates

Grevena: 400 inmates

Larissa: 300 inmates

Chania, Crete: 280 inmates

Domokos (where the Greek State intends to establish the first maximum security prison): 4 wings; that is, 240 [...]

Berlin: Eviction of squatted refugee school – Call for support and spontaneous demonstrations

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014, at midday — the squatted school at Ohlauer Street is being evicted right now. On-site support is still needed; at 7pm, there will be a spontaneous demonstration starting from Kottbusser Tor, Berlin.

At 10am, menacing looking undercover cops entered the schoolyard. Later on, 900 cops surrounded the school. The district authorities [...]

Short update on cases of prisoners in $hile

On June 5th, 2014 Victor Montoya, who was imprisoned in February 2013 wrongfully accused of bombing a police station in Las Vizcachas, was acquitted of all charges by the terror court in Puente Alto. He was finally able to walk out of prison.

Anarchists Alfonso Alvial and Hermes González were remanded for 6 months in [...]

Athens: Protest in defense of the Prosfygika housing complex, threatened with sell-off and a massive forced eviction

Communities of the future are built in squatted neighbourhoods –SY.KA.PRO (‘Assembly of Squatted Prosfygika’)

“The sole mission of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund is to maximize the proceeds of the Hellenic Republic from the development and/or sale of assets. (…) Privatization is not seen as a mere sale of assets; rather, it is [...]

Greece: Update on the case of imprisoned comrade Vaggelis Koutsibelas

Vaggelis Koutsibelas was sentenced to 15 years in prison at first instance, accused of a string of arsons in the city of Trikala. The heavy indictment against him was based largely on statements of a police informant.

On the 17th of June 2014, the comrade’s case was tried in the second instance at the [...]

Hamburg: Wild demonstrations and riots against borders and their watchdogs

On Friday evening, June 6th — after the brutal attacks by cops on a protest held by refugees from Lampedusa and their supporters, which took place on Thursday, June 5th at the Hamburger Rathausmarkt — hundreds of people took to the streets of St. Pauli.

A big unauthorized demonstration with up to 1,000 [...]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Anarchist revolutionary Babis Tsilianidis acquitted in appeals hearing!

On the 6th of June 2014, nearly 40 comrades attended the second day of appeals hearing in the courthouse of Thessaloniki. Meanwhile, comrade Babis Tsilianidis —who has always refused to attend court proceedings— was in Koridallos prison (Athens) waiting for the outcome.

To cut a long story short, the prosecutor asked for the comrade’s acquittal, [...]

Athens: Shots fired at the facade of the squatted social centre VOX on June 3rd, 2014

‘Residents/workers/collectives united we resist mafias and drugs. Thursday, June 5th at 18:30: demonstration in the neighbourhood; popular assembly in the square. Meeting point: corner of Spyridonos Trikoupi and Stournari streets. –Committee of Exarchia residents’ initiative’

In the early hours of Tuesday, June 3rd, at about 02:30, unknown people fired at least 5 shots at [...]

Italy – Operation Ardesia: Francesco Gioa and Daniele Casalini arrested to serve rest of sentence

On Wednesday, May 28th and Friday, May 30 Francesco and Daniele were arrested to serve the remainder of their sentence (2 years and 1 month, and 1 year and 9 months, respectively) in relation to the robbery that took place in Lucca in June 2007.

On May 20th, 2014, a hearing was in fact held [...]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Attack on the National Front’s electoral campaign kiosk

Yesterday afternoon, May 21st, comrades smashed the kiosk of the National Front (Ethniko Metopo), near Hagia Sophia in Thessaloniki, and beat the nationalist scum who were present at that time (according to their own announcement, two of them were evacuated to hospital).

They better think twice before setting foot anywhere close to the place again.

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Paris: Never enough hate for the JCDecaux!

[photo-edit dedicated to all the saboteurs out there]

On the night of May 19th to 20th, 453 Vélib’ bikes had their tires punctured in several districts of Paris; same thing with 5 utility vehicles and 3 trucks of the municipality. This attack is just a drop of water in an average of [...]

Switzerland: Update about anarchist prisoner Marco Camenisch

Since the 15th or the 16th of May, Marco Camenisch has been held in solitary confinement for five days in the prison of Lenzburg, Switzerland, because he refused to give a urine sample.

On the 23rd of May 2014 he will be transferred to the Bostadel penal institution. Whether his transfer was ordered because he [...]

Crete: Distribution of anarchic “ballots” in Chania

On Saturday, May 17th, in the city centre and various neighbourhoods of Chania, we threw anti-election leaflets in mailboxes, signed with the circle-A, inside folders identical to those of the paper ballots. We also filled with fliers the entire building where the Golden Dawn’s local office is housed (as always the Nazis were nowhere to [...]

Mexico City: New charges against anarchists Amélie, Fallon and Carlos, imprisoned since January 5th, 2014

On the morning of May 16th, comrades Amélie and Fallon were notified that they would be taken to the Reclusorio Sur (Mexico City’s Southern Penitentiary) to testify on new charges under federal order.

At around 8am, both were transferred to the court, where they met comrade Carlos.

After waiting almost all morning, they were finally [...]

Trikala, Greece: Anti-election stroll

Two days ago (14/5), late in the evening, a group of some 15 comrades carried out an intervention against the elections in the city’s main streets. We went flyposting, and also paid a visit to the Golden Dawn’s local office, where we pasted a poster at the entrance of their stable to let them know [...]

Santiago, Chile: About a car and some cops that were set on fire on May 8th

Clashes on the 8th of May 2014 in Santiago broke out when the delinquencial march [smashy smashy student demo] had reached the Almagro Park, and while social-democrats were still carrying out their act for the day. As soon as individualities covered their faces, erected barricades and began to clash with the special forces of carabineros, [...]

Greece: Antifascist and anti-election action in Kavala

May 10th, 2014

A group of comrades carried out an antifascist and anti-election intervention, sharing out texts in an open-air market and the city centre of Kavala. Shortly afterwards, they became aware of the presence of Goldendawners nearby. Some 20 comrades approached the fascists, started to boo them, chanted antifascist slogans, and also gave [...]

Athens: Antifascists arrested after scuffle in Nea Smyrni

The anarchist collective “Vogliamo Tutto e per tutti” reported that on Saturday, May 10th, 2014, at midday, a scuffle took place in the square of Nea Smyrni between antifascists and a local fascist, who was carrying and used two pepper sprays. Cops appeared on the scene during the clash and, at the suggestion of the [...]

Piraeus: Fascist assault on Pasamontaña hangout, in central Koridallos

Pasamontaña’s banner in Koridallos (April 10th, 2014): “Down with the new fascist bill and the ‘special conditions of detention’ – Solidarity with the struggle of prisoners.”

On Saturday, May 10th, 2014, at least 50 fascists from the Golden Dawn party made their appearance in the neighbourhoods of Nikaia and Koridallos, and later stormed the [...]

Athens: Demo in solidarity with migrants arrested on April 8th at ASOEE faculty

In the evening of May 6th, 2014, people held a demonstration in downtown Athens demanding the immediate release of ten migrants who remain in custody since April 8th (two others from the arrestees have been released until the hearing). That day, 12 migrants were caught (alongside a student) in a coordinated raid of plainclothes cops, [...]

Berlin: Some impressions from May 1st

«We are here! We are everywhere! We live in betonblocks! We eat shit! We breathe death! We will wait no more! Α | Anarchist Group Cement-stone | We are throwing the stones back to you»

This is a brief report-back from May 1st demos in Berlin. It is written by a newcomer, so it [...]

Greece: Revolutionary Struggle claims responsibility for car bomb explosion in Athens city centre

In the early morning hours of Thursday, April 10th, 2014 —after two warning phone calls to the media— a car bomb with 75kg of explosives was detonated outside one of Bank of Greece’s offices, located at Amerikis Street in Athens, causing extensive material damages in the surrounding area (but no injuries).

Fifteen days later, the [...]

Uruguay: Incendiary attack on Argentine consulate in Montevideo

In the early hours of April 11th, 2014, we attacked the consulate of Argentina in Montevideo with Molotov cocktails. We claim responsibility for this action in response to the eviction of the Biblioteca “Los libros de la esquina” (“Books around the corner” Library), which occurred in the morning of April 9th in the [...]

Athens: Police crackdown on migrant street vendors and people in solidarity at ASOEE faculty on April 8th, 2014

Antifa banner in Thissio (Athens, 12/4): “Solidarity with the migrant street vendors of ASOEE”

In the last month, the police have unleashed a show of force at the Athens University of Economics and Business, more commonly known as ASOEE (on Patission Street). Every day, all kinds of cops are deployed around the faculty aiming [...]

Germany: Hambach Forest occupation evicted a third time – Reoccupation scheduled for April 26th

After the crackdown on the third occupation in the Hambach Forest, activists are determined to reoccupy the Hambach Forest on April 26th, 2014. On that day, a demonstration will start at 2pm at the train station in Buir (near Cologne).

New courage despite eviction and repression

The Hambach Forest occupation was evicted. Using [...]