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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
[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 [...]
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 [...]
After Katia Di Stefano and Paola Iozzi, Giulia Marziale was also released from prison!
The court of review, whose hearing was held on Friday, March 15th, dismissed the council chamber’s ruling on Tuesday morning, March 19th, and thus ordered the release of Giulia and her transfer under house arrest. So, Giulia was able to [...]
In the first week of February 2013, 245 prisoners in Saluzzo decided to release an open letter reporting the abuses, ill-treatment and penalties to which they are subjected on a daily basis. The lack of food, heat and basic necessities, the [...]
Our fire burns for freedom
After Katia Di Stefano, Paola Iozzi was also released from prison!
Currently Paola, who was arrested on June 13th, 2012 in the context of ‘Operation Boldness (Ardire)’, is held under house arrest with all possible restrictions (no visitations, no telephone calls, no internet access, etc.), but at least she [...]
We were informed that all eight comrades who underwent court proceeding this Wednesday, February 27th, in Trento in the context of the operation ‘Ixodidae (Zecca)’ were acquitted on all charges.
The prosecutors asked for sentences of 5 years for Massimo, 4 years and 8 months for J., F., S., R., and 3 years and [...]
Today, February 18th, I interrupt my hunger strike having been notified that in March I will be able to meet with Anna — without, of course, putting my trust in what my declared enemy promises.
Sergio continues the hunger strike; in solidarity with him, I broke the air vents of my prison cell (opaque [...]
As of Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 anarchists Alfredo Cospito and Sergio Maria Stefani, who are incarcerated in the AS2 wing of Alessandria prison, are conducting a hunger strike until communication and visits from their respective companions are granted.
We recall that Alfredo has never been authorized to talk to or [...]
“From the 18th to the 25th of January 2013 I take the initiative—always weak but still an initiative—to conduct a hunger strike so as to break once again the lengthy silences imposed by repression and inaction, to raise yet another voice, a weak voice but at least one of solidarity, appreciation and participation in the [...]
CULMINE – To all those who love the revolt as a savage bush all their lives from their own roots.
In ‘our’ prison cells, perhaps with unavoidable delay, we receive news, updates, texts and communiqués for actions… We revel in them; these phrases are the lifeblood of us, they open up gold [...]
According to this post, an incendiary attack in Montelupo Fiorentino on 31.12.2012 was at least the fourth in recent months in the Tuscany region of Italy. In early October, the ALF entered a slaughterhouse in Colle Val d’Elsa and sabotaged the electrical system and machinery. A truck was destroyed by [...]
Informa-azione transmits that an appeals court decided to release Katia Di Stefano from prison. She was arrested on June 13th, 2012 in the context of ‘Operation Boldness (Ardire)’.
However, seven other comrades remain imprisoned in the Italian hellholes awaiting trial on the same case. We must take them all back!
Please continue to send [...]
To break out of the encirclement!
We ask comrades to send us new publications produced by the anarchist movement in Italian, English and Spanish. We also invite those who have printed leaflets, posters, articles on our case to pass them on to us and of course to keep [...]
FREEDOM FOR MARCO CAMENISCH
RadioAzione reports that, as of December 15th, imprisoned comrade Gabriel Pombo Da Silva is on hunger strike in solidarity with anarchist Marco Camenisch, who is facing yet another proceeding starting from scratch regarding his just request for conditional release.
Gabriel will be on strike in the prison of Aachen, Germany, [...]
Informa-azione and RadioAzione have received and disseminated a letter sent by five anarchist prisoners from the second high security section (AS2 wing) in the prison of Alessandria to those in Tolmezzo prison, in response to the solidarity expressed by the latter with them through a prison food abstention, as announced in the communiqué ‘From Tolmezzo [...]
Comrades from Informa-azione transmitted with great joy that Maurizio Ferrari and Alessio Del Sordo came out of the state dungeons, where they were held in pretrial detention since last January 26th after the infamous operation against the NO TAV resistance orchestrated by Caselli and other voracious scum. They send a [...]