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Crete: Prison food abstention in the prison of Neapoli in Lasithi

As of today March 3rd 2015, A.M. and E.K., two of the women incarcerated under appalling conditions in the female section of Neapoli men’s prison in Lasithi (on the island of Crete), abstain from prison food in a display of solidarity with the political prisoners who have launched a collective hunger strike. In the text […]

Koridallos prisons: The CCF imprisoned members go on hunger strike

On March 2nd 2015, cops arrested Angeliki Spyropoulou, who was wanted by authorities in relation to the case of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire escape plan.

However, the police have also arrested a close friend of the brother of Giorgos Polidoros, a personal friend of Athena Tsakalou (mother of the Tsakalos brothers), Athena Tsakalou […]

Greece: Statement signed by all the prisoners in the E1 wing of Domokos type C prison

Prisoner Giorgos Sofianidis began a hunger strike on Friday 27/2 demanding his transfer to Koridallos prison (where he was incarcerated until News Year’s Eve) so that he is able to attend his studies in the same region where educational institutions to which he has already been admitted are available (besides, one of those schools operates […]

Athens: Business of fascist parliamentarian attacked with gas canisters

Crush the fascists (A)

At a time when voters were getting ready to hand over their dignity to the ballot boxes by delegating the administration of their lives to the country’s political staff, an incendiary cell of the Informal Anarchist Federation went on the offensive, thus wanting to contribute to an intensification of antidemocratic […]

Athens: Financial aid event for prisoners in struggle

Sunday, February 8th, 2015, at 16:00, in the VANCOUVER APARTMAN squat

Rebetopunk revelry with LAIKI ORGI (‘Popular Rage’) in support of TAMEIO/Solidarity fund for imprisoned and persecuted fighters

Mavromateon and Derigny 1, downtown Athens

Ioannina, Greece: Antiviosi squat reoccupied

In the morning hours of January 18th, 2015, some 50 comrades reoccupied the Antiviosi squat in the city of Ioannina, which had been evicted in August 2013.

On Tuesday evening, January 27th, the first demonstration since the reoccupation of the Antiviosi squat was carried out in the neighbourhood. The demonstration was lively, with much chanting […]

[Greece] “Proper Is Theft”, from the 4th issue of the Barbarian review

Wondering about “anarcho-tourism”, and my (A)-experience of Greece, I’d like to focus on a non-glamourous part of it. Not that I am not interested in the demonstration techniques, or conspiracy theories, or terrorists’ accusations, nor that I want to be the boring one either. Moreover, it is a complicated task to get some […]

Athens: A gesture of solidarity with Tamara Sol Farías Vergara

“Solidarian complicity with Tamara Sol, anarchist captive of the Chilean state – Tamara to the streets”

On Wednesday afternoon, January 28th, 2015, we hung a banner at the Polytechnic School, facing Patission Street in downtown Athens, in solidarity with Tamara Sol Farías Vergara, anarchist prisoner in Chile. The comrade is held in pretrial […]

Solidarity with the antifascist-antiauthoritarian hangout Distomo in Athens

In November 2014, the Distomo steki (an antifascist and antiauthoritarian ‘hangout’) opened its doors in the Athens zone of Aghios Panteleimonas —an area which in recent years has become one of the strongholds of fascists and racists in general, and of the Golden Dawn Nazis in particular, where the scum have often unleashed racist pogroms […]

Athens: Anti-election action in Petralona

Hope is coming – Greece (is moving forward)WILL BURN and Europe (is changing)WILL BURN. (Vote for)DEATH TO Syriza. Abstention from the ballot boxes – Rebellion and disobedience The stencil reads: “Fire to the school cells”

In the early hours of Saturday 24th to Sunday 25th of January 2015 a small group of comrades carried out […]

Lamia, Greece: Anarchist intervention against maximum security prisons

ALL IDEALS OF THIS SOCIETY ARE MAXIMUM SECURITY PRISONS

On January 20th, in the afternoon, participants of the Assembly of Anarchists/Anti-authoritarians from Lamia carried out an intervention against maximum security prisons (type C) in Eleftherias Square.

We placed a banner, distributed informative texts and threw fliers around the square. Given that this is the […]

From Greece to Pakistan, struggle in memory of Shehzad Luqman

SHEHZAD LUQMAN PRESENT: IN OUR HEARTS, IN OUR STREETS, IN OUR WEAPONS. NEITHER FORGET NOR FORGIVE.

Combat and memory for the dead migrants // Not even an inch of land for the fascists // The revolted have no fatherland // From Greece to France, we smash racism and xenophobia

To demolish the […]

Greece: Words from Angeliki Sotiropoulou as regards the new type C prison in Domokos

Once again—as expected, of course—the state and the media of deception are trying to sow fear and terror. All prisons in Greece, other than the agricultural ones, are and have always been maximum-security facilities. Especially the basement in Koridallos women’s prison, where the ‘17 November’ case prisoners have lived over the last twelve and a […]

Kerameikos, Athens: Photos from the gathering against maximum security prisons

On Saturday evening, January 10th, a PA’s gathering against maximum security prisons took place at Dimosio Sima, in the Athens neighbourhood of Kerameikos. The event lasted almost 4 hours and counted with the participation of some dozens of comrades. We threw fliers in the nearby streets, prepared and placed banners, and we read texts from […]

Thessaloniki: Action against the special conditions of detention

Neither type-C nor regular ones; fire and arson to all the prisons.

We don’t want bigger or more luxurious cages; we want them broken, burned and emptied.

Visible cages, cells and bars; destroy all shackles of the State.

On Saturday noon, January 17th, 2015, a […]

Athens, Greece: Spyros Mandylas and Andreas Tsavdaridis were released from prison!

Spyros Mandylas and Andreas Tsavdaridis were released from prison on January 12, 2015 owning to the expiry of the maximum 18-month period of pretrial detention.

The two anarchists were arrested on July 11, 2013 in Thessaloniki and then sent to pretrial detention in Koridallos prison, in Athens, on terrorism charges. Tsavdaridis has assumed responsibility for […]

Greece: Most of the migrants implicated in the Amygdaleza uprising trial have been released from prison

On New Year’s Eve, 24 out of 25 migrants held on remand were finally released from prison. They were among the accused in the Amygdaleza uprising trial that were unanimously acquitted in court of all charges related to the rebellion at the Amygdaleza concentration camp in August 2013. After the repressive apparatus waffled back and […]

Ilion, Athens: Agros squat came under fascist arson attack

On Wednesday night, January 7th, 2015, Agros, the self-managed occupied zone in Tritsis Park, suffered a fascist arson attack. Immediately after the attack, comrades went to the squat alongside people in solidarity. The material damage is limited.

Agros squat has been operating for five years, carrying out interventions in the areas of Ilion, Aghioi Anargyroi […]

Greece: ‘War Communique’ of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire anarchist prisoners

Note of Contra Info:

In early January 2014, while on furlough, Christodoulos Xiros, convicted member of the Marxist-Leninist revolutionary organization 17 November (17Ν), did not voluntarily return to prison. The Greek police placed a huge bounty on his head, in addition to launching a series of raids in Athens and Thessaloniki at the […]

Kerameikos, Athens: PA’s gathering against maximum security prisons

Freedom for those who are in prison cells Strength to the anarchist captives and combative inmates

We call for a PA’s gathering (mikrofoniki) against maximum security prisons on Saturday the 10th of January 2015, at 17:00, at Dimosio Sima on the corner of Plateon and Leonidou streets in the Athens neighbourhood of Kerameikos.

We […]

Cephalonia Island, Greece: Banner in solidarity with anarchist prisoner Giorgos Salayannis

“Solidarity with anarchist Giorgos Salayannis and all the hostages of social war. Fire to the galleys.”

Banner hung by comrades at the entrance to Argostoli town.

Greece: More transfers of prisoners to the maximum-security prison in Domokos

Anarchist Nikos Maziotis, member of Revolutionary Struggle, has been incarcerated for four days in the 5th wing of the new type C prison in Domokos.

On January 2nd, 2015, two more prisoners convicted as members of armed revolutionary organizations, anarchist Kostas Gournas (Revolutionary Struggle) and Dimitris Koufontinas (17 November), were transferred from the dungeon cells […]

Veria, Northern Greece: Action against maximum security prisons

On the morning of December 30th, 2014, they transferred comrade Nikos Maziotis to the type C prison in Domokos in an attempt to officially commence its operations.

Reflexively, the same day at evening, we vandalized the Legal Council of State–Veria’s Judicial Office with paint and slogans sprayed, and sabotaged four bank ATMs.

STRUGGLE, ALONGSIDE THE […]

Greece: New correspondence address of anarchist prisoner Nikos Maziotis

Revolutionary Struggle member Nikos Maziotis is the first imprisoned comrade who was transferred to the new type C maximum-security prison in Domokos.

To write to him:

Nikos Maziotis Geniko Katastima Kratisis Domokou, Ε Pteryga, 35010 Domokos, Fthiotida, Greece

Greece: Anarchist comrade Nikos Maziotis transferred to the new type C prison in Domokos

Revolutionary Struggle member Nikos Maziotis contacted a comrade, letting everyone know that today, December 30th, 2014 he was transferred from Diavata prison to the type C maximum-security prison in Domokos. The comrade is locked up in a prison wing alone, but his morale remains strong.

NO COMRADE LEFT ALONE IN THE HANDS OF THE STATE.

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