ALL IDEALS OF THIS SOCIETY ARE MAXIMUM SECURITY PRISONS
On January 20th, in the afternoon, participants of the Assembly of Anarchists/Anti-authoritarians from Lamia carried out an intervention against maximum security prisons (type C) in Eleftherias Square.
We placed a banner, distributed informative texts and threw fliers around the square. Given that this is the […]
On Saturday evening, January 10th, a PA’s gathering against maximum security prisons took place at Dimosio Sima, in the Athens neighbourhood of Kerameikos. The event lasted almost 4 hours and counted with the participation of some dozens of comrades. We threw fliers in the nearby streets, prepared and placed banners, and we read texts from […]
Footage of clashes in Exarchia, downtown Athens, December 6th, 2014:
Anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos, currently hospitalized in critical condition in Athens, has been on a hunger strike since the 10th of November 2014. His request for educational leaves – to which he’s entitled since September 2014 – has been repeatedly denied by the Greek justice […]
“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 […]
The banner reads: “The rule of law murders. Solidarity with Nikos Romanos and the rest of comrades on hunger strike.”
Today, December 6th, 2014, we occupy the Melina Cultural Center of the City of Athens, located at the corner of 66, Herakleidon Street and Thessalonikis Street, in the Thissio neighbourhood of Athens.
The occupation […]
Andreas Krebs was released on October 31st, 2014, after spending more than 16 years in jail, with a short prison break of 8 days in between. In an interview (here, in German) two weeks after he got out of prison, Andreas reaffirmed his rebellious spirit.
On Friday night, October 10th, we set fire to a diplomatic vehicle with registration plates D.C. 65-17 in Halandri, and another car belonging to Spartakos security company in Nea Filadelfeia, in a display of solidarity with anarchist revolutionary Antonis Stamboulos and his more than dignified struggle (on strike or not).
Strength to comrade Antonis and […]
July 20, 2014 – Solidarity from Zurich with the struggle of prisoners in Greece against the new isolation prison project, with Nikos Maziotis who was recently recaptured in Athens, and the hunger striking prisoners in Switzerland (Marco Camenisch) and Germany (Olli Rast, Andreas Krebs, Thomas Meyer-Falk, Sadi Özpolat, Ahmet Düzgün Yüksel). Also R. who […]
solidarity will prolong our lives
July 9th, 2014 – Update on prisoner hunger strike in Germany and Switzerland, in solidarity with prisoners in Greece, following this announcement:
Even if the Greek parliament passed the bill on maximum security prisons on the 8th of July, the resistance against the new prison system, and in particular […]
After some modifications to the draft bill on maximum security prisons, the recess section of the Greek Parliament is now prepared to vote on this new law on Monday, July 7th. Perhaps it will take another summer session for the final voting, but their plan is to pass the bill no matter what… A protest […]
In the night towards the 4th of July, we went out to express our solidarity with the prisoners in Greece and make our resentment against prisons altogether known.
For a liberated society – Solidarity with the prisoners in Greece Fire to the prisons – For anarchy
On July 3rd, 2014, we gathered in front of the Greek consulate in New York City to express our solidarity with the vibrant and dynamic struggle that has erupted throughout the Greek prison system. A hunger strike that began on June 18th quickly spread to every Greek prison facility; uniting over 4000 rebellious prisoners in […]
Stencil painted during PA’s gathering in the proximity of Koridallos prison, in Athens on the 1st of July, referring to prisoner Ilir Kareli (murdered by prison staff after his transfer from Malandrino to Nigrita), who stabbed a prison guard to death with an improvised knife: “A good start was made in Malandrino prison; every […]
From Monday, June 23rd a mass hunger strike is being carried out in most prisons by inmates opposing the new omnibus bill, which aims to create maximum security prisons and restructure-tighten the penal code.
An inauguration of maximum security prisons is meant to complete the puzzle of repression that is being systematically structured in recent […]
Click image to read a leaflet handed out at a noise demo outside Holloway prison and at a meeting in solidarity with anti-eviction fighters raided and arrested in Turin, Italy on the 3rd of June (constantly updated list of comrades in prison or house arrest here).
It’s time to act with all means in solidarity […]
On Sunday morning, June 29th, some 50 comrades went to Aghios Stefanos prison in Patras, where 550 prisoners are on hunger strike. Local authorities were caught off guard and reacted in panic. Through loudspeakers, the administration ordered the prison staff to lock inmates who had entered the yard back in their cells.
Upon arrival, comrades […]
Anti-prison banners in Florina, northern Greece (June 27th, 2014): “4,400 prisoners on hunger strike against maximum security prisons” “Neither penal nor political prisoners, explosives and fire to every prison (A)”
Chania, Crete Island, Greece (June 27th, 2014)
As of June 27th (5th day of mass hunger strike), more inmates have joined the hunger […]
“No tolerance to Type C prisons and every other form of captivity (A)” “Long live Anarchy” (slogans painted on June 28th at Syntagma Square)
According to rough estimates, nearly 4,000 individuals participated in the anarchist-antiauthoritarian demonstration on the 28th of June in downtown Athens.
People in struggle and in solidarity are obviously not figures […]
Type C-maximum security prisons, which the government is prepared to vote for, are intended for the political adversaries of the system, the anarchists, the communists, and “indiscipline” prisoners… They are a prison within a prison, guarded by Greek police’s forces, in which inmates will have to serve 10 full years, with constraints on communication and […]
Solidarity cannot be caged in prison cells.
Last night, June 26th, around 20 individuals carried out a solidarity intervention outside Corfu prison, which was met with a big and touching response from inside the walls, with prisoners responding immediately to shouts and slogans. The last update refers to 120 hunger strikers in the hellhole […]
In the coming days, the State is promoting the passage of a draft bill related to the creation of special detention conditions, the new ‘Type C Prisons’.
The bill provides for a series of reforms intended to impose further control and oppression on ‘dangerous’ prisoners.
The struggle against the imposition of these new living conditions […]
Counter-info gathering in Larissa, Greece (June 25th, 2014); the top banner reads: “Maximum security prisons, concentration camps… Crush the new totalitarianism. Fire to the hellholes”; the other banner reads: “Invisible and visible prison bars… The prison society smiles at you. -Anarchists’ Assembly of Larissa”
Draft bill on new Type-C maximum security prisons will be […]