[Spanish prisons] Short interview by Contra Info with anarchist prisoner Claudio Lavazza

Contra Info interview with Claudio Lavazza, a compa who has been imprisoned in the cells of the Spanish State since 1996; the interview was presented in the event in solidarity with long-term anarchist prisoners that took place on January 11, 2014, at La Gatonera, a squatted social centre in Madrid.

In your quest for total [...]

Vienna: Paint bombing against SEG building

Free Josef (antifascist who’s in custody since 24.1.2014)

In the night between January 31st and February 1st, 2014 we embellished the SEG building located in 10, Spittelauer Lände street with paint bombs.

The SEG-“Urban Renewal and Condominium Association” is just one of many companies that are actively involved in the revaluation of formerly cheaper [...]

Greece: A text in response to ongoing raids on homes of comrades in Athens and Thessaloniki

Below is a text handed out by the Anarchists assembly for the connection of struggles within the prison-society (“Sasta”), in Thessaloniki, concerning recent house searches in the framework of an anti-terrorist “pincer operation” unleashed by the Greek police against anarchist/antiauthoritarian individuals since January 21st, 2014.

Lately, in the cities of Thessaloniki and Athens, cops of [...]

Barcelona: Attack on Deutsche Bank central branch

Solidarity, unity and action. And don’t get caught!

On January 17th, 2014 we smashed all of the glass windows of the Deutsche Bank central branch, located in Barcelona’s major avenue Passeig de Gràcia, in solidarity with the struggle of residents in the neighbourhood of Gamonal, in the city of Burgos, and in solidarity with the [...]

Les Lilas, France: Rhinos attacked a police station

On the night of January 29th to 30th, 2014, after we escaped from the zoo, and in response to the unbearable daily presence of poultry in uniform, we hammered all of our horns into the windows and the glass door of a coop of the municipal police, located in George Pompidou street, behind the town [...]

Alexandroupoli, Northern Greece: Attack on fascist-owned business

In the early hours of January 5th, 2014 we attacked a store that’s owned by a known member of the Alexandroupoli patriotic movement, smashing its glass windows.

This was done so that fascists can get it through their head that, in this city, we are not looking for them… we know them and go after [...]

Athens: Demonstration against the concentration camps

DEMOLISH THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS

On Saturday, January 11th, 2014 people carried out a demonstration in the neighbourhoods of central Athens against the detention centres for migrants and the statist “Xenios Zeus” sweep operation. The demonstration was organized by several collectives who are active downtown (From the neighbourhoods of Aghios Nikolaos, Kypseli and Patissia, Antifascists [...]

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 [...]

Winterthur, Switzerland: Wipe out WEF!

This solidarity banner, reading “Freedom for Marco – Solidarity as a weapon”, was hung out of the prison in Winterthur, where communist Andi Stauffacher is incarcerated since May 13, 2013.

Click image to read an open letter of Andi, who declared work strike from 22 to 26 of January 2014 as a small [...]

Piraeus, Greece: Fascist attack on the anarchist hangout Resalto in Keratsini

LET US SMASH FASCISM OF EVERYDAY LIFE

On Saturday morning, January 25th, in the district of Keratsini in Piraeus (port of Athens), a large assault militia of neo-Nazis desecrated the entire place where Pavlos Fyssas was murdered by Golden Dawn member in September 2013. Shorty after that, nearly 80 Golden Dawn members attacked the [...]

Athens, Greece: Statement of ten anarchists from the 4th wing of Koridallos prison (26.1.2014)

We are forced once again to talk about things which should be obvious, hoping and wanting this to be the last time we do so. We refer to two texts published on Monday night, January 20th, on ‘Inter Arma’, one by Gerasimos Tsakalos and another by people in solidarity with the CCF; both [...]

Bad news from Mexico: “Paulina”, your death had a lot of Likes

Or: Why misinformation should concern us all, in our attempt to produce counter-information…

Finally on January 25th, 2014 the infamous by now “facebook.com/Bloque.Anarko.Oriente” released a text claiming that they (but who are they really?) are sorry to inform everyone they made a mistake by revealing that Maria Paulina Inefavel Lorandi had brutally died; they are [...]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Prosecuted comrades of Delta squat acquitted in court

Demonstrators carrying an anarchist banner in Patras (Greece, 21.1.2014) that reads “Solidarity with the prosecuted squatters from Delta (Thessaloniki)”

On January 21st, 2014, comrades arrested during the eviction of Delta squat in Thessaloniki underwent a second trial on charges of disturbing domestic peace and causing aggravated damages of 3.5 million euros. All [...]

Chile: About the arrest of Tamara Sol Farías Vergara

On January 21st, 2014, anarchist comrade Tamara Sol Farías Vergara was arrested in Santiago of Chile, accused of having carried out an armed attack against a security guard of BancoEstado that took place the same day in the bank branch located at the junction of Alameda avenue with Las Rejas street.

On January 22nd, the [...]

Mexico City: Anarchist Mario López ‘Tripa’ free on bail

The legal team has informed us that comrade Mario López was set free on bail, after being detained since January 20th, accused of having violated the federal law of guns and explosives with the aim of fabricating explosives.

We are more than happy with this news; nevertheless, it’s becoming clear to us that the witch-hunt [...]

Athens: Court ordered that anarchist Kostas Sakkas be released on bail

On January 21st, 2014 Kostas Sakkas was granted conditional release. Α monetary bail of 5,000 euros was imposed against him in addition to existing restrictive conditions.

Vienna: Police car set on fire

In the night of January 17th, 2014 we torched a police van of the PAZ (police detention centre) located in Hernalser Gürtel street in Vienna.

People subject to custody pending deportation are imprisoned in the PAZ, from where they are continuously deported from Austria.

With this small gesture we wanted to attack Austria’s [...]

Mexico City: Mario López ‘Tripa’ in custody again

Today, January 20th, 2014, comrade Mario López was arrested upon his weekly appearance in court for giving his signature as part of the conditions imposed for his conditional release. Primarily, he was informed that the Attorney General’s Office of the Republic required his detention by order of presentation, to ask him questions in relation to [...]

Koridallos prison, Athens: Open letter of Gerasimos Tsakalos concerning attempted charges against Kostas Sakkas in the CCF case (20.1.2014)

Ever since the escape of urban guerrilla fighter Christodoulos Xiros,* the anti-terrorist force, that promotes itself as the police elite of Power, has unleashed a witch-hunt in an attempt to get revenge and restore their wounded prestige.

In parallel, the mainstream media as if they were the exclusive proprietors and manufacturers of truth [...]

Athens: Update on CCF comrades from Koridallos men’s prison

Today, January 20th, 2014, 6 comrades of the Conspiracy* were called to appear before the prison prosecutor, who imposed disciplinary sanction against them after prisoners from the 4th wing released a text which pointed them** out as culpable for the beating of another inmate, as she told them, and after the prison staff [...]

Greece: Solidarity with arrested Kostas Sakkas

Freedom for Kostas Sakkas (threatened with pretrial detention and due to appear in the Athens appeals court on 21.1.2014)

Solidarity from Corfu

On January 18th we smashed an ATM of Emporiki Bank (Commercial Bank of Greece) in the area of Messonghi on Corfu Island, in solidarity with Kostas Sakkas and against all vengeful practices [...]

Chilean prisons: Having the revolt on the brain!

Letter of comrade José Miguel Sánchez Jiménez for the info event which took place on January 11, 2014 in the squat La Gatonera, in solidarity with long-term anarchist prisoners

Brothers and sisters in struggle in Madrid, Spain. Present.

Thinking of the distance that these words will make until they reach you, bringing with them [...]

Spanish State: Arson on the Church of Santa Marina in Seville

SOLIDARITY WITH ANARCHIST PRISONERS

Incendiary attack on the church located on San Luis Street in Seville

In the early hours of the 4th to 5th of January 2014, under the cloak of night, the wolves howled again… This time it was the door of said church, which was attacked with Molotov [...]

Greece: Decision of judicial council on the case of imprisoned ex hunger striker Spyros Stratoulis

Volcanoes erupt from below.

Spyros Stratoulis was acquitted of the felony charge regarding his involvement in an alleged criminal organization, thus he is allowed to receive days of leave from prison again.

Hold strong, Spyros, until freedom.

Thessaloniki, Greece: News on the case of anarchist prisoner Babis Tsilianidis

On January 15th, 2014, in yet another hearing at the Thessaloniki courts, judges examined the motion of Babis Tsilianidis for interruption of serving sentence until his appeal trial in the case of robbery at the AHEPA hospital’s accounting department. His motion was dismissed. The comrade is incarcerated in the 4th wing of Koridallos [...]