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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

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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.

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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 […]

Xanthi: Gestures of solidarity with hunger strikers in Greek prisons

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”;

– […]

Greece: SYRIZA’s offices and radio outlet occupied by anarchists in Kavala

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 […]

Agrinio, Greece: Solidarity intervention at Acheloos TV station

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 […]

Heraklion, Crete: 30 ATMs sabotaged in solidarity with hunger strikers

On March 23rd 2015, at daybreak, we sabotaged 30 ATMs in the city of Heraklion in a display of solidarity with political prisoners on hunger strike, who demand:

– the abolition of 2001 “antiterrorist” law, article 187 (“criminal organisation”),

– abolition of 2004 “antiterrorist” law, article 187A (“terrorist organisation”),

– abolition of the aggravating provision […]

Crete, Greece: Giant banners at the old port of Chania

On Sunday morning, April 5th, as a sign of solidarity to the struggle of the hunger strikers in Greek prisons, we hung two giant banners in English at the old port of Chania.

IMMEDIATE FULFILLMENT OF THEIR DEMANDS VICTORY TO THE STRUGGLE OF THE HUNGER STRIKERS

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Larissa prison: Banner action in solidarity with the hunger strikers

DAK [Network of Imprisoned Fighters] – 35 Days of Struggle – Victory to the Hunger Strikers

Comrades inside the prison of Larissa raised a banner in solidarity with the hunger strikers who request the abolition of the “hoodie law”, abolition of type C prisons, abolition of antiterrorist laws, delimitation in the use and analysis […]

Larissa, Greece: Antonis Stamboulos, on hunger strike since 2/3, currently hospitalised

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, […]

Lamia, Greece: Nikos Maziotis, on hunger strike since 2/3, currently hospitalised

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.

Lamia, Greece: Anarchist prisoner Kostas Gournas suspended hunger strike

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 […]

Thessaloniki: Protest march in solidarity with prisoners in struggle

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 […]

Athens: Street barricades in solidarity with the prisoners on hunger strike

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 […]

Heraklion, Crete: Incendiary attack against tax office

In the early morning hours of April 2nd, clinging to the hunger striking comrades in our thoughts, we attacked the 2nd Tax Office in the city of Heraklion (Crete), placing an incendiary device at the entrance of the building.

Comrades, we may be separated by miles, walls and all kinds of state dogs, but we […]

Athens: Anarchists entered the Greek Parliament courtyard

Banner action at the entrance to the Parliament in solidarity with the hunger strikers in Greek prisons:

On April 1st, anarchists entered the courtyard of the Greek parliament, threw fliers, chanted slogans and unfurled a banner reading: “Solidarity with the hunger strikers – Immediate fulfillment of their demands – Anarchist group Rubicon”.

Comrades were detained […]