[Italy] Days of active international solidarity with imprisoned anarchist comrades

Italian poster.

Bern, Switzerland: Solidarity with the NO TAV struggle (February 22, 2014)

In solidarity with the NO TAV movement we hung a banner at the Italian embassy in Bern.

Terrorists are those who ravage and destroy our lives and spaces in which we live.

War on Capital! War on the State!

Freedom for Chiara, Claudio, Niccolò and Mattia! Freedom for Marco!

Terrorist is the State. [...]

Atlanta, GA: Tractors sabotaged for the ZAD, No TAV, Hambach Forest

On the night of February 22nd, we poured a mixture of sand and water into the fuel tanks of two tractors used in the construction of a new Atlanta streetcar. The streetcar is one of many major development projects the city has initiated in the past few years as a part of a [...]

Athens, Greece: A text handed out during anarchist gathering in solidarity with the NO TAV struggle

On February 22, 2014, day of action in solidarity with NO TAV, a PA’s gathering took place in Monastiraki, central Athens (photos here). Below is a leaflet that was distributed, in Greek and English, to passersby.

Rome: Roadblock in solidarity with the four anarchists arrested on December 9th

In solidarity with the comrades arrested on December 9th, 2013 accused of actions against the high-speed rail, on Monday, January 27th, in the early evening, a group of some twenty anarchists interrupted traffic on the eastern ring road near the new Tiburtina railway station, which will soon be dedicated to the TAV.

Slowing [...]

Syncope

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Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Comrade Sergio Maria Stefani released from prison

On December 20th, 2013 anarchist Sergio Maria Stefani finally walked out of the Italian galleys, having completed 18 months of pretrial detention. Sergio was the last one of the prosecuted in operation ‘Ardire’ that remained incarcerated. As was the case with the rest of his co-accused comrades, he was released under restrictive conditions (regular appearance [...]

Berlin: Solidarity with the five anarchists arrested in Barcelona

On November 24th, several compañerxs unfolded a banner from the top of the Berlin Cathedral, which read “Solidarity with the 5 anarch@s from Barcelona – Freedom for all” referring to Gerardo, Rocío, Valeria, Mónica and Francisco, who were arrested in Barcelona on November 13th, 2013. The comrades are accused under anti-terror law of an attack [...]

Italy: Comrades Alfredo Cospito and Nicola Gai sentenced by Genoa court

Genoa, November 12th, 2013: The sentences against Nicola Gai and Alfredo Cospito were announced this morning, in the abbreviated proceeding of first instance for kneecapping Adinolfi, act vindicated by both anarchists in the courtroom during the previous session, on October 30th. The comrades did not attend this hearing.

The sentences are: – 10 years and [...]

Athens: Solidarity with the 5 comrades arrested in Barcelona on November 13th, 2013 – Mónica and Francisco in pretrial detention

On November 18th some members of Contra Info hung a banner at Exarchia square in downtown Athens, in solidarity with the 5 comrades arrested in Barcelona on November 13th, accused under the anti-terror law for direct actions vindicated by the Insurrectional Commando Mateo Morral. The banner reads: “Freedom for the 5 comrades arrested [...]

Comrades arrested in Barcelona for the action of the Insurrectional Commando Mateo Morral

On October 2nd, 2013 the anarchist group “Insurrectional Commando Mateo Morral” installed an explosive device at an infamous fascist church monument, the Basilica of the Pillar in Zaragoza, Spain. This cathedral is one of the most significant temples for the holders of Power, and stands as one of the main symbols of, and a meeting [...]

Genoa, 30 October 2013: First day of trial for Roberto Adinolfi shooting

Alfredo Cospito:

On a splendid May morning I took action, and during those few hours I enjoyed life to the fullest. For once I left fear and self-justification behind, and I ventured toward the unknown. . . .

I want to be very clear: the Olga Cell of the Informal Anarchist Federation/International Revolutionary Front [...]

Switzerland: Gathering in solidarity with ecoanarchist prisoner Marco Camenisch

On September 20th, 2013 a group set out for the Lenzburg prison in Switzerland. They gathered in front of the south-east wing, where Marco Camenisch is imprisoned. Two banners were put on the prison fence: “Rather TV-weary than radioactive? Free Marco!” and “Another world is necessary – We stand behind you, Marco.” [...]

Spoleto, Italy: About the death of the anarchist comrade Damiano Corrias

With these few lines, we announce the horrible news of the death on September 26th, 2013 of Damiano Corrias, at the age of 31; he was one of the kids from Spoleto arrested on October 23rd, 2007 during the so called Operation Brushwood, accused of terrorism.

Now is not the time for conspiracy theories, or, [...]

Perugia – Operation Shadow: Sergio Maria Stefani sentenced to 3 years and 3 months

On the 22nd of October 2013 the court of Perugia issued the first-instance judgment in the so-called operation “Shadow”. The accusatory construct collapsed entirely. However, comrade Sergio Maria Stefani was sentenced to 3 years and 3 months for car theft. All other accused comrades were acquitted because the alleged facts had never occurred.

This time [...]

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Stefano Fosco and Elisa Di Bernardo released from pretrial detention

In September 2013 anarchists Stefano Gabriele Fosco and Elisa Di Bernardo, editors of Culmine arrested on June 13, 2012 during operation ‘Ardire,’ walked out of prison upon request for release on expiry of their pretrial detention. Both comrades—just as Giuseppe Lo Turco and Alessandro Settepani, who were released in mid-June 2013—are subject to [...]

Anarchist prisoner Francesco Puglisi extradited to Italy and locked up in Rebibbia prison

Since Friday the 5th of July, Francesco Puglisi was in the transit section of Rebibbia prison in Rome, “waiting until the dogs of the administration or the Department of Penitentiary Administration decide in which section to put me.” On the 18th of July it was disclosed that the comrade was moved to [...]

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Alessandro and Giuseppe released from pretrial detention; Paola and Giulia free from house arrest

Cassa di solidarietà Aracnide (solidarity fund against repression) reports that comrades Alessandro Settepani and Giuseppe Lo Turco were released from Ferrara prison on June 12th, and now have an obligation to stay in Montegabbione (Terni) and Catania (Sicily), respectively, as well as the restrictions of signing in at the nearest police station (for Alessandro [...]

Athens: Responsibility claim for explosive attack on vehicle of the Koridallos prisons director, in the district of Dafni, on June 7th, 2013

PHOENIX PROJECT Freedom for anarchists of praxis incarcerated in Italy

i. ‘Return of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire from the ashes’

Only in those moments when our tension for freedom is rejoined with practice do we truly manage to live anarchy, here and now. Unfortunately the dream we carry [...]

Spain: Francesco Puglisi, convicted in the ‘Genoa 10’ trial in Italy, was arrested in Catalonia

Anarchist comrade Francesco ‘Jimmy’ Puglisi, who went on the run after being sentenced to 14 years in prison following a trial for ‘devastation and looting’ in regards to the 2001 Genoa revolt, was arrested on the 5th of June 2013 in Barcelona.

Comrades in Spain estimate that he may have been taken to a [...]

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Immediate release of the 5 anarchist prisoners!

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: The Milan prosecutor asked for further extension of the precautionary measures against 5 imprisoned anarchists

The public prosecutor of Milan has requested another six months of pretrial incarceration for Alessandro, Stefano, Sergio, Elisa and Peppe [all incarcerated since June 13th, 2012]. In the prosecutor’s request it is specified that, despite their imprisonment, the comrades continue to communicate with members of the same space outside the prison, and promote ‘solidarity [...]

Spain: Update on Gabriel Pombo Da Silva

Anarchist solidarity against Europe of police forces and every authority

On June 13th, 2012, after several different government operations targeting other comrades, the Italian state launched a wave of repression against dozens of anarchists, called ‘operation Ardire,’ consisting of 40 raids, 24 targeted investigations of individuals, and 8 incarcerations. This time, the State wanted [...]

World Laboratory Animal Liberation Week 2013

[Italy] Call for decentralized mobilization against vivisection

From 20 to 28 April 2013 the annual World Laboratory Animal Liberation Week will be held. Since this is not merely a symbolic occasion to be filled with large peaceful marches, we make a direct action call, decentralized and diffused against the vivisection industry and its officers [...]

Italy – October 15 repression: Call for a day of mobilization in solidarity with accused and arrested

April 4, 2013. Nationwide day of mobilization in solidarity with arrested and accused of October 15, 2011

On April 4, first hearing for 25 people accused for destruction and looting and resistance during riots that broke out in Rome on October 15, 2011 will be held. Sixteen other people have been convicted in the [...]