Greece: Reportback from solidarity intervention at Domokos prison

Against maximum security prisons

On Sunday, April 6th, 2014 comrades from several parts of Greece joined together to protest in close proximity to Domokos prison against the new prison reform bill of the ministry of Justice, and to send strength and warmth to the prisoners held in there.

At around 1pm, buses from Patras [...]

Athens, Greece: Protest action at Koridallos men’s and women’s prisons

The State murders prisoners – Ilir Kareli

(A) We don’t forget, we don’t forgive (N)

Fire to the hellholes, bombs on the courts – A.C.A.B.

The blood is still flowing seeking revenge

If not now, when?

On Monday, March 31st, 2014, men incarcerated in the A wing as well [...]

Greek prisons are boiling…

Banner in Thessaloniki, Greece (27/3/2014): “All values of democracy are maximum security prisons”

On March 24th, 2014, prisoners across Greece announced mobilizations to protest ever-stricter detention conditions, demanding that the government’s draft law for maximum security prisons be withdrawn. According to this new bill, “dangerous” inmates sent to the type C units will not [...]

New issue of international anarchist publication ‘Avalanche – Anarchist Correspondence’

Click image to read issue #1 / March 2014

“We do a warm call to all comrades who can recognize themselves in it to contribute to the project of Avalanche, an international anarchist correspondence, in the way they consider most appropriate. Among many other occasions and opportunities we hope this project offers space to [...]

Prisoners announcing protest mobilizations in Greek prisons (March 24th, 2014)

FIRE TO THE LAWS

These days a bill proposed by the Ministry of Justice relating to super-max security prisons and the banning of prison furloughs, is available for public consultation.

The first new measures of the government bill were issued in the media.

1) Special categorization of the prisoners in 3 types (A, B, [...]

Portugal: António Ferreira de Jesus – In remembrance of an indomitable

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Text in Portuguese (December 2013). Archive material here.

Greek prisons: “An act dedicated to our neighbours who are living in hell; from inside Koridallos”

Since February 17th, 2014, nearly 180 patient inmates at Aghios Pavlos ‘hospital’ in Koridallos prison are on strike, refusing meals and medications, to protest the horrific conditions.

Anarchists in the fourth wing of Koridallos men’s prison hung a banner out from the windows of ‘their’ cells, which are located directly opposite the prison hospital. The [...]

Greece: Call for solidarity gathering at the courthouse in Amfissa

Almost seven years after the Malandrino prison riot, some of the rebellious prisoners stand trial in the town of Amfissa. The poster reads:

When spring began at Malandrino prison…

Thousands of prisoners flourished on rooftops, in dark corridors and fetid wings almost in every prison across Greece’s territory. A spark was enough for them [...]

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 [...]

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.

Athens, Greece: Responsibility claim for arson barrage

SOLIDARITY TO SPYROS STRATOULIS

We take responsibility for the 3-day barrage of arsons and destructions on structures of the State and capitalism, from the 8th to the 10th of January, as a token of solidarity with the hunger striker Spyros Stratoulis. We attacked the following:

- One van of the Hellenic Post (ELTA) and [...]

Freiburg, Germany: Reportback from New Year’s Eve demo from both sides of the prison walls

For a society without prisons

In the early evening of December 31st, 2013, around 50 people gathered in front of the local prison in Freiburg to express their solidarity with the political prisoner Thomas Meyer-Falk and the social captives. Initially, a rally was held close to the preventative detention section of the [...]

Greece: New Year’s Eve at Larissa prison, where hunger striker Spyros Stratoulis is incarcerated

Solidarity with all political prisoners, solidarity with Spyros Stratoulis… until the destruction of the last prison!

Greek prisons: Ergün Mustafa, Rami Syrianos and Michalis Ramadanoglou quit their hunger strike, respecting the wish of Spyros Stratoulis

Banner in the city of Kavala: “Strength and solidarity to comrade hunger striker (since 11.11.2013) S.Stratoulis”

On December 31st, 2013 imprisoned comrades Ergün Mustafa, Rami Syrianos and Michalis Ramadanoglou, who conducted hunger strike since late November in solidarity with prisoner in struggle Spyros Stratoulis, stopped their abstention from eating following this open letter:

Today [...]

Athens, Greece: New Year’s Eve solidarity demo at Koridallos prisons, where many anarchists are held captive

31.12.2013 – 1.1.2014

http://www.vimeo.com/83099879

At this year’s demo, solidarity was powerfully expressed both from the inside and the outside of Koridallos prisons. Nearly a thousand people in solidarity turned up to the gathering before midnight, and started to chant loud slogans. Several comrades set off fireworks while prisoners were making noise and throwing [...]

Veria, Northern Greece: Action for the four hunger strikers in prison

Banner drop in Rethymnon, Crete: “No prosecution against hunger striker S.Stratoulis”

Banner drop in Peristeri, Athens: “Strength and courage to S.Stratoulis, hunger striker as of 11/11”

During the holidays, we chose to celebrate in our own way, throwing paint on two central bank branches in Veria and painting slogans in solidarity with Spyros [...]

London, UK: New Years Eve Prison Solidarity Demo 2013

31/12/2013

Starting at HMP Pentonville at 8pm moving to Hollway at 9.30pm.

Bring Noise makers!

START ADDRESS: HMP Pentonville, Caledonian Rd, London N7 8TT

London ABC

A new international anarchist publication: ‘Avalanche – Anarchist Correspondence’

Click image to read the zero issue (December 2013).

Anarchists always appropriated means to spread anti-authoritarian ideas and struggles to feed the dialogue and subversive action. It is in this sense that this publication is also intended as a tool, more precisely that of providing a space to nourish the international debate between anarchists. [...]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Responsibility claim for incendiary action in solidarity with prisoners in struggle

Last Friday, December 13, 2013 we torched a diplomatic vehicle, as well as a van belonging to the Aristotle University, in Thessaloniki. This action is dedicated to the imprisoned hunger strikers Spyros Stratoulis, Rami Syrianos, Ergün Mustafa, Michalis Ramadanoglou, and the community of anarchist prisoners in Koridallos, Athens, who have shown us a way to [...]

USA: Stand with California prisoner hunger strike

Yesterday, August 20th, California prison hunger strikers were on their 44th day without food. There are over 100 striking at this time, demanding an end to enforced snitching through mandated “exit debriefs” in which inmates are asked about the gang status of other prisoners, among other things. This banner was dropped near the Terre Haute [...]

Hamburg, Germany: Solidarity action with hunger striker Kostas Sakkas in Greece

Solidarity with the imprisoned anarchist Kostas Sakkas! Since the 4th of June on hunger strike! Fire to the prisons! (A)

On the afternoon of the 4th of July, a solidarity banner was hung (at the Schwarzmarkt infoshop) in Hamburg for comrade Kostas Sakkas, who is already a whole month on hunger strike at [...]

Athens: Update on the health status of anarchist hunger striker Kostas Sakkas

On July 4th, after 31 days of hunger strike for Kostas Sakkas, the doctor who has been examining the comrade all this time mentioned, among others, that he has lost 13kg (15% of his initial body weight) and is in very critical condition. His treating physician from the general hospital of Nikaia specifically stressed [...]

Greece: Immediate release of anarchist Kostas Sakkas, on hunger strike since the 4th of June

“In Greece, Turkey, Brazil… struggle with body and soul until social liberation” (banner from the large demo in downtown Athens, on the 29th of June, in solidarity with the comrade)

Friday the 5th of July: Call for motorcycle demonstration to the General State Hospital of Nikaia, in Piraeus, where the hunger striker is still [...]

Agrinio, Greece: Responsibility claim for arson on vehicle of the Public Power Corporation

IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF ANARCHIST KOSTAS SAKKAS

Last night, June 29th, 2013, we torched a vehicle of the Public Power Corporation (DEI) in downtown Agrinio.

Strength to our captive brothers and sisters Rage and consciousness

Irregulars Cell

Lisbon, Portugal: Action in solidarity to anarchist hunger striker Kostas Sakkas in Greece

On Thursday the 27th of June 2013, during a protest march in the city centre of Lisbon in the context of the general strike launched by trade unions in Portugal, we held an interevention of solidarity with anarchist Kostas Sakkas, prisoner in Greece (since December 2010). The comrade has started [...]