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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Federico Buono – editor of Edizioni Cerbero (Cerberus Editions) and among the prosecuted under operation Ardire (Boldness) – announced that he is threatened with further prosecution for ‘subversive association’ under Article 270bis of the Italian Criminal Code since September 1st, 2012, day marked with a new repressive operation called Thor regarding direct actions that took [...]
We are sorry that the publication of the Ordinance has been a cause for so many polemics. In fact, we did so* on the recommendation of the companion of one woman among the prisoners. We apologize and hope the incident is resolved.
We regret that the only information must be kept [...]
Below are some slogans and a banner that appeared in the metropolitan area of Barcelona in the night of August 10th, in the context of Contra Info call to propaganda actions against repression.
Prisons, detention centres for immigrants (CIE), raids, borders are constructing the European wealth. Neither fascism, nor democracy: Anarchy.
Freedom for [...]
On the 15th of August, friends and supporters of Marco Camenisch announced that the imprisoned comrade will conduct a limited hunger strike from 20/8 until 2/9, in the context of the latest anti-anarchist construct in Italy (‘operation boldness/ardire’), but also because of a series of humiliating harassments in Lenzburg prison every day.
Solidarity group’s contact [...]
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July 24th, 2012: Currently the eight Italian anarchist prisoners of ‘Operazione Ardire’ (Alessandro Settepani, Sergio Maria Stefani, Katia Di Stefano, Stefano Gabriele Fosco, Elisa Di Bernardo, Giuseppe Lo Turco, Paola Francesca Iozzi, Giulia Marziale) can receive mail ONLY IN ITALIAN, so anyone who wishes to write to the comrades in another language can email [...]
Note from ABC Berlin: Anarchist Marco Camenisch, imprisoned in Switzerland, has drafted a first letter regarding the “operation boldness” (operazione ardire). He is one of the accused in this frenzied construct against anarchists in Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Greece. Here follows a translation of Marco’s words (we gave it our best shot):
Brief no.1 about [...]
We learn via the International Red Aid that Marco Camenisch and Gabriel Pombo Da Silva—prisoners in Switzerland and Germany, respectively—haven’t yet received any notice whatsoever for additional cautionary measures, international rogatory letters, searches of their prison cells, or anything alike, contrary to what was supposedly ordered by the filmmaker of this repressive machination: the public [...]
The new Inquisition, anarchists hunting
The witch hunt continues!
Just like the inquisitions once, yet this time the victims are not women suspected of witchcraft but anarchists accused of terrorism, word that is very much in vogue for nearly 12 years.
This time, however, the news we receive upset us somewhat [...]
Informa-Azione receives and transmits: June 13th: In the context of the operation ‘ardire’, which resulted to arrest warrants against ten comrades this morning, we’d like to mention the raids in homes of three comrades in Naples and one in Spigno Saturnia (Latina). The ROS carabiniers have seized computers, hard disk, usb pens, cell phones, brochures, [...]
previous related update here
At 4 o’clock in the morning of June 13th, 2012, the carabiniers of the Special Operations Group (Raggruppamento Operativo Speciale, ROS) raided about forty homes, implementing the so-called ‘operation boldness’ (operazione ardire), a crackdown against people from the anarchist movement ordered by Manuela Comodi, public prosecutor of Perugia. According to the [...]