On Sunday morning, June 29th, some 50 comrades went to Aghios Stefanos prison in Patras, where 550 prisoners are on hunger strike. Local authorities were caught off guard and reacted in panic. Through loudspeakers, the administration ordered the prison staff to lock inmates who had entered the yard back in their cells.
Upon arrival, comrades [...]
As of June 27th (5th day of mass hunger strike), more inmates have joined the hunger [...]
According to rough estimates, nearly 4,000 individuals participated in the anarchist-antiauthoritarian demonstration on the 28th of June in downtown Athens.
People in struggle and in solidarity are obviously not figures [...]
Solidarity cannot be caged in prison cells.
Last night, June 26th, around 20 individuals carried out a solidarity intervention outside Corfu prison, which was met with a big and touching response from inside the walls, with prisoners responding immediately to shouts and slogans. The last update refers to 120 hunger strikers in the hellhole [...]
Draft bill on new Type-C maximum security prisons will be [...]
According to a brief report from the 26th of June, here, cops have announced that they will enter the school very soon to “check the situation”. There is a danger that they will use this action to evict the place entirely. Also, they are obviously trying to disturb the cell phone signals in order to [...]
Below are the participants in the hunger strike (to our knowledge, from men’s prisons) in numbers, according to latest updates:
Koridallos (Athens): circa 1,480 prisoners
Patras: circa 550 prisoners
Grevena: 400 prisoners
Domokos: 350 prisoners; also, the [...]
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via ESE–Libertarian Syndicalist Union (Athens)
Both Dzmitry Z. and Dzmitry S. were recently transferred to penal institutions. Here are their new addresses:
Dzmitry Zvan’ko 225295 Brestskaya oblast, Ivatsevichi, p/b 20, IK-22, Volchi Nory
Dzmitry Steshenko 225875, Brestskaya oblast Kobrinski r-n, d. Luschiki IUOT № 6
Dzmitry Zvan’ko’s appeal was not granted; the sentence remained the same — 5 years of [...]
25/6/2014 – From the E wing of Koridallos men’s prison (Athens), 180 prisoners have also joined the hunger strike. So, in Koridallos prison alone, those who participate in the strike are now 1,480 inmates.
Meanwhile, hearings in terror courts have been interrupted, because all of the imprisoned anarchists on trial are currently on hunger strike [...]
Main updates from various linksunten posts related to the eviction of Gerhart Hauptmann Schule, the refugee school in Ohlauer Street, Kreuzberg:
Yesterday (24/6), cops initially ordered the “shelter security” company to invade the occupied school; police forces entered the building later on. The eviction process was suspended during the night, scheduled to continue the next [...]
On the evening of June 24th – 2nd day of mass hunger strike of over 3,900 prisoners across Greece — nearly 60 anarchists made an anti-prison intervention outside the house of Antonis Samaras, Prime Minister of Greece, in the northern suburb of Kifissia, Athens.
Comrades threw anti-repression leaflets in the streets and shouted slogans [...]
At around 20:00, comrades report that the cops have attacked the demo against the eviction of the squatted school at Ohlauer Street, storming against people from all sides since the very beginning. The protesters are several hundred (nearly 500). Cops are present in masses in all of the area (Kreuzberg). Comrades are trying to verify [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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