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Thessaloniki: Protest march in solidarity with prisoners in struggle

Abolition of antiterrorist laws – DNA legislation – anti-hoodie law – type C prisons ~ Release of Savvas Xiros ~ Solidarity with the hunger strikers (since 2/3)

Your democracy reeks of fascism

Fire to the banks

On Saturday March 21st, the Assembly of Anarchists against the Special Conditions of Detention and the […]

Thessaloniki: Banner drop in solidarity with the hunger strikers in Greek prisons

Comrades of the new 111 Squat in Thessaloniki dropped a banner (31/03/2015) in solidarity with the hunger strikers in Greek prisons:

“Your democracy reeks of incarceration (A) Victory to the struggle of the prisoners on hunger strike since 2/3”

On March 17th 2015 anarchists occupied a multistory building unused for almost four decades, located on […]

Thessaloniki: Action against the special conditions of detention

Neither type-C nor regular ones; fire and arson to all the prisons.

We don’t want bigger or more luxurious cages; we want them broken, burned and emptied.

Visible cages, cells and bars; destroy all shackles of the State.

On Saturday noon, January 17th, 2015, a […]

Athens, Greece: Spyros Mandylas and Andreas Tsavdaridis were released from prison!

Spyros Mandylas and Andreas Tsavdaridis were released from prison on January 12, 2015 owning to the expiry of the maximum 18-month period of pretrial detention.

The two anarchists were arrested on July 11, 2013 in Thessaloniki and then sent to pretrial detention in Koridallos prison, in Athens, on terrorism charges. Tsavdaridis has assumed responsibility for […]

Greece: Solidarity demonstration in Thessaloniki

Solidarity with the 65 migrants who are prosecuted for the revolt in Amygdaleza – Demolish concentration camps – No Lager Assembly of Thessaloniki

Rémi 25/10 France – The cops murder – Vengeance – There isn’t a word for the unforgivable deeds

RIP Rémi Fraisse – The States murder – Nothing will remain […]

Thessaloniki: Responsibility claim for explosive device placement in the house of Golden Dawn member

On Tuesday night, October 14th, 2014, we made home delivery of an explosive device to the building located on 28, Lahana street (2nd floor) in Thessaloniki, where Golden Dawn member Stathis Valakos lives. The specific fascist was a candidate for municipal council with the “Greek Dawn” in last elections. Scums like Stathis stand no chance […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Greece: Text by anarchist Stella Antoniou after her detention in Thessaloniki

On July 14th, I traveled from Athens to Thessaloniki to stay there until the 16th of July, when I planned to return to Athens; personally, when I got bail conditions, I was not banned from exiting Attica.

There I was hosted by a couple of comrades. Thanos Chatziaggelou, who is one of the comrades that […]

Thessaloniki: Office of Greece’s ruling party MP trashed

Struggle with all means for the destruction of prisons

On Monday the 7th of July, at 12pm, we paid a visit to the political office of Nea Dimokratia MP, Elena Rapti, in the city centre of Thessaloniki, and intervened in the decor with paints and fliers.

She is one of the MPs who, […]

Greece: Responsibility claim for fiery barricades in Thessaloniki

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 […]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Responsibility claim for arson attack on security company vehicle

“Solidarity with the struggle of prisoners against the new draft law and maximum security prisons”

On Wednesday, May 28th, we torched a security company vehicle in the district of Faliro, in the city of Thessaloniki, as a sign of resistance against the new bill which proposes establishment of maximum security prisons. Companies of security […]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Anarchist revolutionary Babis Tsilianidis acquitted in appeals hearing!

On the 6th of June 2014, nearly 40 comrades attended the second day of appeals hearing in the courthouse of Thessaloniki. Meanwhile, comrade Babis Tsilianidis —who has always refused to attend court proceedings— was in Koridallos prison (Athens) waiting for the outcome.

To cut a long story short, the prosecutor asked for the comrade’s acquittal, […]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Attack on the National Front’s electoral campaign kiosk

Yesterday afternoon, May 21st, comrades smashed the kiosk of the National Front (Ethniko Metopo), near Hagia Sophia in Thessaloniki, and beat the nationalist scum who were present at that time (according to their own announcement, two of them were evacuated to hospital).

They better think twice before setting foot anywhere close to the place again.

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Athens: Banner action in solidarity with captive Babis Tsilianidis

May 18th, 2014

Freedom for anarchist Babis Tsilianidis and every imprisoned being

No peace with the State; freedom for Babis Tsilianidis

Freedom for anarchist Babis Tsilianidis

Freedom for anarchist Babis Tsilianidis

Appeal hearing: June 5th, 2014 – Thessaloniki courts

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Thessaloniki: Intervention in solidarity with anarchist prisoner Babis Tsilianidis, ahead of his appeal trial on 5.6.2014

Freedom to B.Tsilianidis (A) Appeal trial 5/6, Thessaloniki courts

The leaflet reads: He was tried in the first instance and sentenced to 10 years and 4 months solely on the basis of “evidence” comprised of DNA mixture(!!!)profile, which was “discovered” by cops on a handkerchief farther away after a burglary at the accounting […]

Thessaloniki: Molotov attack on offices of the Stalinist KKE

From the left, defense commissar Voroshilov and premier Molotov stroll along the great slave labour project, the Moscow-Volga Canal, with Stalin and the head of the Soviet secret police (NKVD) Yezhov, who was arrested in 1939, executed, and subsequently vanished from the picture.

On May 3rd, 2014, at 6.20 in the morning, we launched […]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Bank branches attacked

On Thursday, February 20th we took advantage of street traffic, and attacked two bank branches (the Hellenic Postbank, and the National Bank) at the junction of Tsimiski and Pavlou Mela streets, smashing their glass facades and ATMs.

This action is dedicated to: Tasos Theofilou, who was sentenced to 25 years imprisonment; Alexandros Mitroussias and Giorgos […]

Greece: A text in response to ongoing raids on homes of comrades in Athens and Thessaloniki

Below is a text handed out by the Anarchists assembly for the connection of struggles within the prison-society (“Sasta”), in Thessaloniki, concerning recent house searches in the framework of an anti-terrorist “pincer operation” unleashed by the Greek police against anarchist/antiauthoritarian individuals since January 21st, 2014.

Lately, in the cities of Thessaloniki and Athens, cops of […]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Prosecuted comrades of Delta squat acquitted in court

Demonstrators carrying an anarchist banner in Patras (Greece, 21.1.2014) that reads “Solidarity with the prosecuted squatters from Delta (Thessaloniki)”

On January 21st, 2014, comrades arrested during the eviction of Delta squat in Thessaloniki underwent a second trial on charges of disturbing domestic peace and causing aggravated damages of 3.5 million euros. All […]

Thessaloniki, Greece: News on the case of anarchist prisoner Babis Tsilianidis

On January 15th, 2014, in yet another hearing at the Thessaloniki courts, judges examined the motion of Babis Tsilianidis for interruption of serving sentence until his appeal trial in the case of robbery at the AHEPA hospital’s accounting department. His motion was dismissed. The comrade is incarcerated in the 4th wing of Koridallos […]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Banner in solidarity with anarchist prisoners Francisco Solar and Mónica Caballero

“Solidarity with anarchists Mónica Caballero and Francisco Solar, hostages of the Spanish State. Nothing is over. Everything continues.”

source: parabellum

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 […]

Greece: Sabotage of ATMs in Thessaloniki

On Monday, December 9th, 2013 we carried out a coordinated sabotage of twelve ATMs at bank branches in Thessaloniki. By doing so, we chose to disrupt even for a while the smooth flow of financial transactions in the city, promoting at the same time a continuation of polymorphous struggle in solidarity with comrades […]