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Text of Revolutionary Struggle member Nikos Maziotis regarding Greece’s default and exit from the EMU

The SYRIZA-led government is collapsing. The Greek default and exit from the Eurozone, as choice of the lenders, is a process that started in 2010 and currently marks the beginning of the end of the SYRIZA government. The implementation of the memoranda from 2010 was one phase in the process of orderly default that the […]

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] New contact email of CCF imprisoned members

Comrades and projects that wish to communicate with Conspiracy of Cells of Fire/FAI-FRI prisoners can reach them by email at conspiracycf@riseup.net

Here is their PGP public key. Obviously they can still receive unencrypted emails, too. (Their old account at riseup.net will be maintained so as not to lose contact with comrades who have not yet […]

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 […]

Athens: A small gesture for the comrades of Operation Piñata

Operation Piñata 2015 | Neither guilty nor innocent, simply anarchists

Yesterday, June 13th, we approached the gate of the Athens Polytechnic School on Patission Street and hung this bilingual banner in the context of the call for solidarity with those who have suffered reprisals in Operation Piñata.

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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 […]

Athens: For the diffusion of action for freedom and the Earth

Merkouri Square, Ano Petralona: “Marius J. Mason out onto the streets! Marius, hold strong until freedom”

Dimosio Sima, Kerameikos: “Freedom for Marco Camenisch”

Old building of the Chemistry Faculty, Charilaou Trikoupi Street, downtown Athens: “Freedom for the Earth, fire to the prison – Call for June 11th”

Polytechnic School, Stournari Street, downtown Athens; neo-Luddite banner […]

Athens: ‘Freedom for the Earth, fire to the prison’ – Anarchist gathering on June 11th

Anarchist gathering in the context of the International Day of Solidarity with All Longterm Anarchist Prisoners (J11 /USA) & the Month for the Earth and against the Capital (from June 5th to July 5th /Uruguay)

Thursday, June 11th 2015, at 18:30 in Voutie Park – just below a small ring road at the foot of […]

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.

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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 […]

Thessaloniki: Sabotage against fur shops

The international fur fair was held in Kastoria (northern Greece) from 6th to 9th May 2015.

On Monday 11th and Sunday 17th May, we symbolically painted the windows of 4 fur shops in various areas of Thessaloniki, and glued the lock of one of the stores. In this way, we wanted to factually show our […]

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 […]

Athens: Antiracist-antipatriotic action in Plaka

received in english, greek, portuguese and french

In the early hours of Monday 20th of April we went to the district of Plaka to paint over a disgusting mural of racist and nationalist drawings and slogans made by a supposed artist that calls himself Tom, who has been using for some years […]

[Greece] ‘War Against War’ by Xipolito Tagma – English edition 04/2015

‘War Against War’, an antimilitarist brochure by the collective of total objectors to military service Xipolito Tagma (‘Barefoot Battalion’ in Ioannina, Greece), is now available in English.

Click image to read / download / distribute the pdf.

All texts were translated from the 1st Greek edition (03/2011), without any chronological adaptation of the facts […]

Montreal, Canada: Solidarity with hunger strikers in Greece

On April 8th, a banner reading “Solidarité avec les prisonniers en grève de la faim en Grèce. Que vive l’anarchie (Solidarity with prisoners on hunger strike in Greece. Long live anarchy)” was dropped along with flyers bearing the following text:

Solidarity from Montreal

Today, we paid homage to those prisoners in Greece who are on […]

Greek prisons: Words from 8 hunger strikers of the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK)

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 […]

Greek prisons: Hunger strike termination statement by Revolutionary Struggle member Nikos Maziotis

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 […]

Rhodes Island: Banner drop and removal of national flag

The banner reads: Your socialdemocracy stinks of incarceration – Victory to the struggle of political prisoners on hunger strike (since 2/3) and the migrant hunger strikers in Paranesti (since 23/3) – Strength, re (A)

On April 9th, a banner was dropped and the Greek flag was lowered at a building in a central location in […]

Drama, Northern Greece: Hunger strike of migrants detained in Paranesti camp

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 […]

Greek prisons: Medical report about 8 anarchist hunger strikers, participants in the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK)

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 […]

Athens: Athena Tsakalou finally out of prison

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 […]

Ioannina: SYRIZA’s offices attacked with paint

April 6th 2015

SYRIZA’s party offices in the city of Ioannina were symbolically attacked with paint as a minimum show of solidarity with the imprisoned hunger strikers. Additionally, slogans were spray-painted inside the building, which houses the party’s offices as well as the office of a SYRIZA MP.

If anything happens to any hunger striker […]

Lesvos Island: Solidarity intervention at corporate radio station in Mytilini

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 […]