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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
“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 […]
“Freedom for Romanos – Long live anarchism – Revolutionary Anarchist Action (DAF)”
police in front of Greece’s consulate
Today, we were in streets for Alexis who was murdered by Greek State and for Nikos Romanos who is in hunger strike for 26 days against the repression of the same state.
Today, we were […]
I write these lines to express how much I was touched by the widespread and polymorphous solidarity activity of comrades outside the prison walls.
Not only because its extent, imaginativeness, organizing-coordinating, tenacity and aggressiveness so far have surpassed all my expectations, knowing that significant state and capitalist buildings, and radio and television stations […]
Solidarity with anarchist N.Romanos, on hunger strike since 10/11
On the night of December 2nd, 2014, it was confirmed that the request of anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos – who has now entered the 24th day of hunger strike – was denied a second time. In particular, he had filed an appeal against the denial […]
During the night between the 2nd and 3rd of December 2014, shortly after an evening demonstration of thousands of people in central Athens in support of the ongoing struggle of anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos and the solidarity hunger strike of his captive brothers Yannis Michailidis, Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos and Dimitris Politis, large-scale clashes erupted in […]
The trial of anarchist Thodoris Sipsas in Athens was postponed to the 21st of September 2015.
Until then, barring any unforeseen circumstances, the solidarity assembly for this case will continue to meet every Wednesday at 19:00 in the Athens Polytechnic School (Gini building) in Exarchia.
“At least we are still implacable and strong-willed like the people of our kind. And those of us who closed their eyes in pain and traveled far continue to keep their eyes glued to that night sky we used to observe, too. And they watch us fall, beautiful and shining stars. Now it’s our turn. […]
Last night, November 29th, thirty anarchists simply and nicely attacked the police station of Aghios Nikolaos district in Volos with stones and paint, shouting slogans in solidarity with anarchist hunger striker Nikos Romanos.
DIAS motocycle cops were lucky that they panicky left.
Solidarity is factual and aggressive.
They should no longer sleep peacefully.
Nikos, hold […]
At daybreak of the 23rd of November 2014, we torched an ATM of the Piraeus Bank located at Canningos Square (central Athens). Four days later, in the early morning of November 27th, we left explosive material at the front door of the Hellenic Post (ELTA) branch situated in the district of Pefki. These acts were […]
On Tuesday night, 25 to 26 of November 2014, we sabotaged with glue nine ATMs in the city of Ioannina, as a minimal display of solidarity with the anarchist hunger strikers Nikos Romanos and Yannis Michailidis as well as the hunger striker Iraklis Kostaris.
Anarchists Note of Contra Info: Today 28/11 it was reported that […]
Trial of anarchist Thodoris Sipsas will take place in Athens on December 1st, 2014. More information h e r e.
We are welcoming you to join us on Saturday 6th of December to our benefit event for the anarchist T. Sipsas who is prosecuted for the Marfin case of 2010 in Athens, Greece.
Athens Polytechnic School, Exarchia: Solidarity with anarchist N. Romanos, on hunger strike since 10/11
East side Thessaloniki: Solidarity with anarchist prisoner N. Romanos – Hunger strike since 10/11
Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Kozani: Solidarity with N. Romanos, who is on hunger strike since 10/11 because he has not been granted student […]
Video for the upcoming event in solidarity with anarchist prisoners in Greece
Sunday, November 16th, at 17:00 @anarchist squat Izar Beltz, Irala, Bilbao
Radio spots in Castilian and Basque by comrades from Biblioteca Durruti of Altsasu (Nafarroa)
Spread the word!
Downtown Athens, October 31st; demo in solidarity with the migrants accused of last year’s uprising at Amygdaleza detention camp (Menidi, Attica); the banner reads: “Let’s demolish the concentration camps and bury the guards under their ruins.”
More photos from the demonstration here.
The trial against the migrants continues on Tuesday, November 18th, 2014, at 9am, […]
On November 11th, 2014, anarchists symbolically occupied the offices of the AFP (Agence France-Presse) in the affluent neighbourhood of Kolonaki, central Athens, to protest the police murder of Rémi Fraisse in the ZAD of Testet, France. Comrades handed out leaflets in Greek and French, reading: “From France to Greece, let us transform the foci of […]
The main banner of the demonstration reads: ‘No prosecution against anarchist fighter G.S. – Valveios Autonomous Movement – “Ah dammit, comrade who didn’t betray [us], we are living in the barbarity”[*]’
Anarchist comrade G.S., arrested on October 30th, 2014 in the town of Messolonghi, is currently held in pretrial detention at the prison of Aghios […]
HUNGER STRIKE ANNOUNCEMENT
Asphyxiating for a breath of freedom.
Last spring, I sat university entrance exams from inside the prison and got admitted to a faculty in Athens. According to their laws, since September 2014, I am eligible for educational furloughs to regularly attend classes from the beginning of the term.
As expected, my requests […]