insurrection inside and outside the prison walls
On April 12th, anarchist prisoner on hunger strike Giorgos Karagiannidis, participant in the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK), was transferred from Koridallos prison to the General State Hospital of Nikaia in Piraeus.
The comrade has now lost 19% of his initial body weight and presents with symptoms […]
Banner drop at a shopping mall in Thessaloniki, Greece (April 9th 2015): “Victory to the struggle of the hunger strikers – since 2/3. Fire and arson to all the prison cells (A)”
Below is an excerpt from an open letter released in the small hours of April 11th 2015 by hunger strikers of the […]
fire to all prison cells
On April 10th, anarchist prisoner on hunger strike Yannis Michailidis, participant in the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK), was transferred from Koridallos prison to Attikon Hospital in Chaidari, Athens.
The comrade has now lost 8.5% of his initial body weight and presents with symptoms such as severe weakness, fatigue, […]
On April 5th 2015, anarchist prisoner Nikos Maziotis announced the end of his hunger strike. Below is his statement. After 35 days of struggle, I terminate the hunger strike that I began on March 2nd along with other comrades. I have decided to do so not owing to the fact that I have reached the […]
On March 23rd 2015, 23 undocumented migrants from Pakistan, Nigeria, Iraq, Egypt and Iran who are detained in Paranesti closed camp went on hunger strike, demanding to receive papers and be granted immediate release.
A total of 210 adults and 80 minors are incarcerated in Paranesti camp, near the city of Drama (northern Greece), among […]
Eight anarchist prisoners of the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK) are still on hunger strike in different hospitals and Greek prisons, demanding the abolition of type C maximum security prisons; abolition of the antiterrorist legislation (articles 187 and 187A); abolition of the anti-hoodie law; abolition of forcible taking of DNA samples, abolition of analysis of […]
Anarchist communist Tasos Theofilou, held in Domokos prison, lost 20% of his initial body weight after 39 days of hunger strike.
Today, April 9th 2015, the comrade suspended hunger strike, sending strength to his fellow participants in the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK), eight of whom continue the strike.
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It has been nearly three years since the repression of May 29, 2012, and the comrade Henry Zegarrundo still faces certain restrictions. He is under a kind of house arrest in which he is allowed to go out to perform certain personal activities, see his family, and work for a few pesos. Since he was […]
Bomb threat against the three buildings of the European Parliament in Brussels that were evacuated due to a suspicious vehicle, February 2nd 2015.
This text was originally published in French by Contra Info, March 2015. The following news round-up is the second in a series of translations by Person(s) Unknown Publications, as part of […]
Anarchist Diego Ríos was arrested on February 7th 2015 after being a fugitive for five and a half years, charged with possession of explosive materials (after his mother snitched him out to police during the summer of 2009).
On March 30th, after spending nearly two months in the Maximum Security Section of the High Security […]
Today, April 6th 2015, the mother of two members of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire – comrades Christos and Gerasimos Tsakalos – walked out of Koridallos prison. Her bail has been set at 10,000 euros.
The companion of Gerasimos Tsakalos is still in custody (since 2/3). According to people in solidarity with the Conspiracy […]
On Monday morning, March 23rd, a solidarity intervention with the struggle of political prisoners on hunger strike took place at Aeolus FM radio station in the city of Mytilini. Counter-info material was aired, including a telephone conversation with the anarchist hunger striker Antonis Stamboulos – participant in the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK) – prerecorded […]
Several solidarity gestures with the hunger strikers have taken place in the city of Xanthi (northern Greece):
– on 9/3 a banner was hung against type C maximum security prisons;
– on 13/3 the municipal radio station was symbolically occupied by comrades, who read a text on air, titled “Let’s Bring Down All Prisons”;
In the morning of March 24th, comrades occupied the ‘102.8 FM Sto Kokkino’ radio station at the SYRIZA’s party offices in the city of Kavala, in solidarity with imprisoned fighters on hunger strike. SYRIZA MP Alexandra Tsanaka made threats against the squatters, stating there’s no reason to occupy the premises, “because no hunger striker has […]
On March 23rd 2015, people in solidarity with political prisoners on hunger strike carried out an intervention at Acheloos TV station in the town of Agrinio. Twenty five comrades threw fliers outside the building, raised a banner inside the studio during a live broadcast of the show “At football stadiums”, and aired a solidarity […]
On April 4th 2015, anarchist prisoner Angeliki Spyropoulou announced the end of her hunger strike, considering that the demand for the release of both relatives of CCF members is soon to be met. Below is an excerpt from her statement.
(…) Thus, after 32 days, and as the mother of the comrades as well as […]
On April 4th 2015, the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire prisoners announced the end of their hunger strike, anticipating that the mother and the partner of Gerasimos Tsakalos will soon be released from prison. Below are excerpts from their statement. Today’s a day that a crack opens up in the walls of the prison world […]
On Friday morning, April 3rd, anarchist prisoner on hunger strike Antonis Stamboulos, participant in the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK), was transferred to the hospital in Larissa, where physicians on duty denied his treatment because he refused to take in intravenous drips. Then the hunger striker was moved back to Larissa prison.
The same day, […]
On April 1st, Athena Tsakalou (mother of the Tsakalos brothers) stated that she refuses to walk out of prison until her daughter-in-law is also granted release. The two women, who were remanded in custody over the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire intended prison escape, are currently sharing a cell in Koridallos prison.
The next day, […]
On April 2nd, Revolutionary Struggle prisoner on hunger strike Nikos Maziotis was transferred from the type C maximum security prison of Domokos to the provincial hospital in Lamia due to further deterioration in his health condition. Recall that the comrade was seriously injured as recently as July 2014, after a shootout with his captors.
Statement by Kostas Gournas from the hospital in Lamia:
I am no longer able to cope with this demanding hunger strike because I have exhausted my physical abilities to do so, owing to chronic health problems. I consider today’s submission of the bill,* which initiates the fulfillment of some of our demands, to be the […]
If the judicial authorities have the power to make the world succumb to their laws and what’s more to the overcoming of laws, this doesn’t prove that quality prevails, but rather that they can turn the world into Kafkaesque hell.
There are certain occurrences that make you stand before yourself and ask yourself, what is […]
Abolition of antiterrorist laws – DNA legislation – anti-hoodie law – type C prisons ~ Release of Savvas Xiros ~ Solidarity with the hunger strikers (since 2/3)
Your democracy reeks of fascism
Fire to the banks
On Saturday March 21st, the Assembly of Anarchists against the Special Conditions of Detention and the […]
Victory to the Struggle of the Imprisoned Hunger Strikers
Today, Thursday April 2nd, at about midday, we carried out a small action outside the faculty of ASOEE (Athens University of Economics and Business) in downtown Athens, as a minimum token of solidarity with the prisoners on hunger strike. We blocked traffic on both directions of […]