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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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Athens: All defendants absolved of charges in Amygdaleza prison riot case

On December 22nd, 2014, the Athens court in Degleri Street unanimously acquitted the 65 migrants from all charges relating to the Amygdaleza prison riot that occurred in August 2013. However, the court dismissed a motion by defense lawyers seeking compensation of several migrants who had been put in pretrial detention on unsustained charges.

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Attica: Noise demo at Amygdaleza detention centre, 30/11/2014

On Sunday, November 30th, 2014, nearly 70 comrades gathered outside the barbed wires of the Amygdaleza concentration camp. Detained migrants, outside the containers, stood on the other side. We saw them and they saw us, we shouted and they shouted back, at some moments we joined our voices: “FREEDOM”. Then we were able to […]

Athens: Communiqué of the occupied Polytechnic School, 11/12/2014

Beyond victory and defeat

Anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos employing the only means he had in his disposal within the confinement of prison, his body, conducted a hard and decisive struggle starting on 10/11/2014, demanding a breath of freedom. Using the contradictions of the legal system, he confronted it and exposed these contradictions. The State, while […]

Athens: Nikos Romanos ended his hunger strike

Nikos Romanos, anarchist prisoner in Greece, was on hunger strike from the 10th of November until the 10th of December 2014. The judicial mechanisms refused his furlough request to attend university classes. In response to this, multiform actions of solidarity took place inside and outside the prisons of Greek democracy and internationally.

Most of all, […]

Vienna: Remember, Remember, the 6th of December

On December 6th, 2014, around 80 people participated in a solidarity gathering that took place in Vienna’s Karlsplatz in remembrance of Alexandros Grigoropoulos and for Nikos Romanos and the other revolutionary prisoners in Greece.

From the call:

Nikos Romanos witnessed the murder of 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos by a Greek police officer. The killing of the […]

Denmark: Solidarity gathering at the Greek embassy in Copenhagen, 3/12/2014

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Athens: Headquarters of the private sector union GSEE occupied by anarchists and anti-authoritarian communists since 4/12

“They told us you’ll conquer when you submit. We submitted and found ashes.” [George Seferis]

As of December 4th, 2014, we have occupied the building of GSEE (Greece’s General Confederation of Workers) in a display of solidarity with anarchist Nikos Romanos, who is on hunger strike since the 10th of November. Anarchist Nikos Romanos is […]