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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
Freedom for Nikos Maziotis (A)
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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.
(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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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. [...]
“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)
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 [...]