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Brussels: Greek embassy spray-painted in solidarity with imprisoned comrade Nikos Maziotis

In the night from Thursday to Friday (August 29th, 2014), as part of the International Week of Solidarity with anarchist prisoners, we painted FREEDOM FOR NIKOS MAZIOTIS on the embassy of Greece in Brussels.

Nikos Maziotis is an anarchist prisoner, member of the urban guerrilla group Revolutionary Struggle. Imprisoned several times, he was arrested on [...]

Greece: Correspondence address of anarchist prisoner Nikos Maziotis

Sending books to inmates is banned in Diavata prison, where Nikos Maziotis is currently incarcerated. So, the comrade can only receive letters (at best some news reports, too). It is obligatory to indicate a sender address, otherwise letters are not delivered.

To write to the comrade:

Nikos Maziotis Geniko Katastima Kratisis Thessalonikis 57008 Diavata, Thessaloniki, [...]

Greece: Open letter of Revolutionary Struggle member Pola Roupa from clandestinity

On July 16th, 2014 the armed dogs of the establishment unleashed a fierce manhunt, and comrade Nikos Maziotis, member of the Revolutionary Struggle, was hit by a cop’s bullet and fell covered in blood. The comrade gave his battle against the cops that were chasing him. The state apparatus in its totality triumphed over the [...]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Placement of incendiary devices in private security company vehicles

The State (and each government on duty), faithful to the peace, order and security doctrine, is desperately and downright promoting the physical and psychological annihilation of its adversaries: crushing prison sentences, type C prison units, baton charges and tear gases are just few of the practices applied.

Their primary objective is to spread fear and [...]

[Italy] Painted slogan on a wall in Bergamo

Freedom for Nikos Maziotis (A)

Greece: Comrade Nikos Maziotis transferred to Diavata prison

In the morning hours of July 26th, Nikos Maziotis was transferred from Koridallos prison (Athens) to Diavata prison, near the city of Thessaloniki. His transfer is a clearly vindictive practice by the State, especially given the fact that the comrade must undergo further medical examinations and surgeries.

Hands off anarchist Nikos Maziotis, member of Revolutionary [...]

Athens: Poster in Exarchia, in solidarity with Revolutionary Struggle members Pola Roupa and Nikos Maziotis

Come play with me. I will hand my queen over to you. (She was once my loved one now I don’t have a loved one anymore.) I will hand my rooks over to you (now I don’t shoot at my friends anymore they died a long time ago, before I ever did) And this king [...]

Santiago: Action at the Chilean-Hellenic Institute in solidarity with Nikos Maziotis

SOLIDARITY KNOWS NO BORDERS… FREEDOM FOR NIKOS MAZIOTIS!

Thursday, July 17th, 2014, Santiago

Anarchist Nikos Maziotis had gone into hiding two years ago, when he did not present himself in court during the trial in which he was later convicted for armed struggle actions as member of the anarchist urban guerrilla organization Revolutionary Struggle (Epanastatikos [...]

Alexandroupoli: Banner in solidarity with Nikos Maziotis

A banner that reads “The State is the only terrorist – Solidarity with Nikos Maziotis” was placed outside the university premises in Alexandroupoli, the northernmost city in Greece.

STRENGTH TO COMRADE NIKOS MAZIOTIS

Madrid: Banner in solidarity with Nikos Maziotis

Freedom for anarchist Nikos Maziotis, arrested in Athens

Banner placed on Sunday 20/7 in central Madrid in solidarity with the arrested comrade. A small gesture to let it be known that we do not forget the comrades fallen in the hands of repression.

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Athens: Responsibility claim for Molotov attack against anti-riot squad in Exarchia

(flyer from 2009: “Attention! Attention! Socialism lurks around every corner. Beware! Beware!”)

In the early hours of Sunday, July 20th, we attacked the bastards of the MAT anti-riot squad with Molotov cocktails, at the headquarters of Greece’s socialist PASOK co-ruling party located in Charilaou Trikoupi Street, Exarchia, as a minimum act of solidarity with [...]

Athens: Nikos Maziotis transferred to Koridallos prison

On Saturday morning, July 19th, 2014, an interrogator visited the room in Evangelismos hospital where Nikos Maziotis was being treated since July 16th, after the armed clash with cops in Monastiraki, which caused his injury and captivity. When the anarchist prisoner was asked what his name is, he did not answer anything. When he was [...]

Athens: Anarchist gathering in solidarity with Revolutionary Struggle member Nikos Maziotis

The State and the Capital are the only terrorists

Immediately after the armed clash of July 16th in Monastiraki, that led to the injury and captivity of anarchist fighter and Revolutionary Struggle member Nikos Maziotis, the propaganda apparatus of the establishment of permanent state of emergency unleashed a communications war.

The long-standing course of action [...]

Greece: Strength to anarchist Nikos Maziotis, arrested in Athens on 16/7

The State and the Capital are the only terrorists – Solidarity with N. Maziotis

In the evening of July 16th, 2014 comrades put up a solidarity banner at the gate of the Polytechnic School, on Patission Street, in response to the fact that Revolutionary Struggle member Nikos Maziotis was recaptured by police in central [...]

Santiago: Action at the Greek embassy in remembrance of Lambros Foundas and in solidarity with Kostas Gournas

Banner and fliers at the Embassy of Greece Thursday, July 10th, 2014, Santiago

The Bad Times will be lit ablaze…

On July 10th, 2014 we put up a banner outside the Greek embassy, accompanied by a shower of fliers thrown in the streets (of the Republic) that are always clean and tidy in the [...]

Greece: Revolutionary Struggle claims responsibility for car bomb explosion in Athens city centre

In the early morning hours of Thursday, April 10th, 2014 —after two warning phone calls to the media— a car bomb with 75kg of explosives was detonated outside one of Bank of Greece’s offices, located at Amerikis Street in Athens, causing extensive material damages in the surrounding area (but no injuries).

Fifteen days later, the [...]

Athens: Responsibility claim for Molotov attack on police station, in remembrance of Revolutionary Struggle member Lambros Foundas

“With torches blown out long time ago, my old comrades walk with sidesteps in the pupils of my eyes… I close my mouth tightly and scream… That’s when they savagely invaded my arteries dragging the broken flagpole, and there, in the eighth artery, in the small cavity of the heart where my dead [...]

Athens – Revolutionary Struggle case: Anarchist Vaggelis Stathopoulos was ordered released from prison

On Monday, July 15th, 2013 anarchist Vaggelis Stathopoulos was granted his release from prison under restrictive conditions (2,000 euro monetary bail, obligation to present himself twice a month to his nearest police station, ban from exiting the country).

Solidarity with anarchist Kostas Gournas, imprisoned member of the Revolutionary Struggle, and all comrades convicted in [...]

Athens – Revolutionary Struggle case: Release of anarchist Christoforos Kortesis from prison – Petition of Vaggelis Stathopoulos for conditional release to be examined on 15/7

On July 5th, 2013 it became known that the motion of Christoforos Kortesis for conditional release was accepted. The comrade walked out of Koridallos prison under restrictive orders (2,000 euro monetary bail, obligation to present himself twice a month to his nearest police station, ban from exiting the country).

Freedom for those who are still [...]

Athens: Contact address of the three anarchist prisoners who were convicted in the Revolutionary Struggle case

Anarchist Kostas Gournas, member of the Revolutionary Struggle, as well as anarchists Vaggelis Stathopoulos and Christoforos Kortesis are being held in Koridallos prison.

They currently receive letters at the following address:

Kostas Gournas Vaggelis Stathopoulos Christoforos Kortesis Dikastiki Filaki Koridallou, Parartima Gynaikeion Filakon Koridallou (Π.Γ.Φ.Κ.), ST Pteryga, Solomou 3-5, 18110 Koridallos, Athens, Greece

Solidarity [...]

Athens – Revolutionary Struggle case: Five anarchists convicted in first instance

On April 3rd, 2013 the judgment on the Revolutionary Struggle case was a slight improvement of the prosecutor’s proposal. The court’s decision on the Revolutionary Struggle case:

Defendants who have denied participation in the organization

- Acquittal of Marie Beraha, Sarantos Nikitopoulos and Kostas Katsenos of all charges (on benefit [...]

Athens: Oral declaration to the court by Pola Roupa, member of Revolutionary Struggle – October 24th, 2011

Let me begin by commenting on the main accusation against us, that we have founded a ‘terrorist organization,’ by which ‘we were targeting the country’s established constitutional order seeking its overthrow or even its alteration.’ I would like to underline this point. This charge by itself is the biggest proof that this is in [...]

Athens – Revolutionary Struggle case: Final trial session on April 3rd

Latest information on the court proceeding that the International Red Aid has disseminated:

The prosecutor proposed the sentencing of the three admitted members of the Revolutionary Struggle, Pola Roupa, Nikos Maziotis and Kostas Gournas, even though no evidence was presented in court that would substantiate their involvement in the specific actions they’re charged with. [...]

Athens: Responsibility claim for incendiary attack on the police station of Acropolis in remembrance of Lambros Foundas

“All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible…” (T. E. Lawrence)

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Athens: Outcome of the trial against anarchists for the occupation of FLASH commercial radio station

After consecutive postponements, the trial for the occupation of Flash radio station which was carried out on January 10th, 2012 in solidarity with all prosecuted for the Revolutionary Struggle case and resulted in mass detentions, took place on March 8th, 2013.

The people charged for the occupation of Flash radio station read a collective [...]