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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

retrieved from athens imc (1, 2)

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 […]

İstanbul: DAF and other groups salute comrade Nikos Romanos

“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 […]

Piraeus: Open letter of hospitalized comrade Yannis Michailidis, on hunger strike since November 17th

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 […]

Athens: Request of anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos denied a second time; the comrade continues his hunger strike

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 […]

Greece: Banner drop from the Kavala aqueduct, reading “Solidarity with N.Romanos”

Anarchists/anti-authoritarians from Kavala, 2/12/2014

Athens: Exarchia riots in solidarity with anarchist hunger striker Nikos Romanos

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 […]

Athens: Trial over the 2010 Marfin bank arson postponed

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.

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Recent attacks and acts of sabotage (also) in solidarity with comrades on hunger strike

Call for a Black December!

Chile:

On November 28th, comrades in Santiago decided to attack a public transport line with the purpose of calling for a Black December in memory of Sebastián Oversluij, anarchist killed in December 2013 during a failed bank expropriation. This action was also intended to express solidarity with imprisoned compañera Tamara […]

Athens: String of arson attacks in solidarity with hunger striker Nikos Romanos

“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. […]

Volos, Greece: Night attack on police station

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 […]

Athens: Attacks in solidarity with Nikos Romanos and Yannis Michailidis

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 […]

Ioannina, Greece: Responsibility claim for sabotage

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 […]

Lisbon: An act of solidarity with Nikos Maziotis and Antonis Stamboulos, imprisoned anarchists in Greece

Late in the evening of November 24th, 2014, a banner in solidarity with the fighters in Greece was placed in Rossio Square, in the city centre of Lisbon, and leaflets were distributed to passersby and disseminated also in hangouts of anarchist culture.

The banner reads: “Solidarity with the fighters in Greece. Nikos Maziotis – Antonis […]

Bilbao: A gesture of solidarity with anarchist prisoners

On November 17th, 2014 two banners were hanged in Bilbao, both written in Basque. One in support of anarchists Mónica Caballero and Francisco Solar, prisoners of the Spanish State, reading “Freedom for Mónica and Francisco – Fire to the prison society!” and another one in solidarity with the hunger striker Nikos Romanos, anarchist incarcerated in […]

London: Benefit event for anarchist Thodoris Sipsas, wrongfully accused in the case of the 2010 Marfin bank arson

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.

“The […]

Greek prisons: Updates on the hunger strike of anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos

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 […]

[Bilbao] Prisoners to the streets! Streets for the insurrection!

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!

Athens: Photos from the demonstration in solidarity with migrants

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, […]

Athens: Action in solidarity with the fight in Testet

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 […]

Messolonghi, Greece: Photos from the demonstration against repression on November 9th

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 […]