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[Greek prisons] Nikos Romanos: “Requiem for a Journey of No Return”

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Below, anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos gives his account of what preceded the assassination of Alexandros Grigoropoulos on December 6th 2008.

Received November 30th 2015:

Requiem for a Journey of No Return

Today, I will begin to speak about what should be imprinted as an authentic testimony of the soul to revolutionary memory. My […]

Berlin: Act of destruction – December 6th

Alexis, you live – 06/12/2008

Αn anarchist rebellion started 7 years ago in Greece, which gained international resonance and continued. Despite the numerous efforts at torturing and killing our comrades worldwide, we don’t let ourselves be intimidated, and no matter how much repression they sow, we’ll only come out of it stronger.

In the frame […]

Athens: Black December banner in Neos Kosmos

“We will smash the displays of your happiness – Onward for a Black December (A)”

A group of comrades carried out a banner action for Black December in the district of Neos Kosmos, Athens:

We support the call for a Black December

The month when the grayish prison of enormous buildings enriches the false […]

Athens, December 6th: More footage from Exarchia

Greece: Incendiary attack by Alexandros Grigoropoulos Cell/FAI in Athens

In the fiery craters of our inner volcanoes, made with the lava of emotion and the fire of passion, we’ve fed our lust for life… And to Society that wanted to impose its laws and its morals on us, we will firmly respond with our “no,” while all others repeat their cowardly “yes.” (Enzo […]

[Greece / Cyprus] December 6th demonstrations and riots

December 6th demonstrations marking the seventh anniversary of the killing of Alexandros Grigoropoulos were held in various Greek cities, such as Thessaloniki, Komotini, Ioannina, Karditsa, Lamia, Volos, Larissa, Trikala, Agrinio, Patras, Kalamata, Heraklion & Rethymno (Crete Island), Mytilini (Lesvos Island), and central Athens, but also in Limassol, Cyprus.

The main banner in Trikala read: “Onward […]

US prisons: A writing by longterm anarchist prisoner Michael Kimble for Black December

Black December in memory of our fallen comrades

Just as a worm struggles in resistance against the foot that crushes it so do we anarchists struggle and fight for the total destruction of a world system of coercive authority and domination in all of its manifestations and that wants to crush our spirits of […]

International call for a Black December

Comrades coming from various geographies and different paths of struggle, yet having the same longing for the diffusion of anarchist offensive, support the call for a Black December published by brothers held in prisons of the Greek democracy.

We call for the revival of the black memory of our dead and all those who have […]

[Greek prisons] For a new combat position of anarchist insurgency – For a Black December

I hate the individual who bends his body under the weight of an unknown power, of some X, of a god.

I hate, I say, all those who, surrendering to others, out of fear, out of resignation, a part of their power as a man, are not only crushed themselves but […]

Paris: A.N.A.B

On the night of December 4th, an EDF-GDF car was set on fire on the rue de l’Atlas in the 19th arrondissement. All Nucleocrats Are Bastards.

A thought for Nikos Romanos, in struggle for his life.* A thought for Alexis Grigoropoulos, six years since his assassination by the pigs.

“I am very hungry. If you […]

Vienna: Remember, Remember, the 6th of December

On December 6th, 2014, around 80 people participated in a solidarity gathering that took place in Vienna’s Karlsplatz in remembrance of Alexandros Grigoropoulos and for Nikos Romanos and the other revolutionary prisoners in Greece.

From the call:

Nikos Romanos witnessed the murder of 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos by a Greek police officer. The killing of the […]

İstanbul: DAF and other groups salute comrade Nikos Romanos

“Freedom for Romanos – Long live anarchism – Revolutionary Anarchist Action (DAF)”

police in front of Greece’s consulate

Today, we were in streets for Alexis who was murdered by Greek State and for Nikos Romanos who is in hunger strike for 26 days against the repression of the same state.

Today, we were […]

Athens: The Melina Cultural Centre in Thissio occupied by anarchists

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 […]

Greek prisons: Words from Nikos Maziotis in solidarity with hunger striker Nikos Romanos

Anarchist Nikos Romanos is one of us. He is one of those who, like us, rebelled against Power, against law and order that wants people to be slaves, subservient and submissive; he is one of those who learned first-hand what “law and order” really means, when he witnessed the murder of his friend Alexandros Grigoropoulos […]

Santiago, Chile: Pack of Anarchic Nihilist Shock strikes again

Responsibility claim for savage attack on Transantiago buses: On Tuesday, June 3rd, we organized ourselves in complicity with the night to install 3 incendiary devices in 3 different buses of 3 distinct routes of the Transantiago citizen service; our goal was to burn down these transporting machines of postmodern slaves.

We vindicate the action […]

Istanbul, Turkey: From the day of Berkin Elvan’s funeral

Berkin Elvan, who sustained severe head injury from a gas canister in June 2013, died on March 11th, 2014. The boy’s funeral was held on March 12th in the Feriköy cemetery in Istanbul’s Şişli district. Berkin had only turned 15 while still in coma.

The police attacked the massive crowd that demonstrated in Şişli for […]

Greece: Shooting of a comrade in Exarchia on December 4, 2013 (Athens)

Scene from morning demo in memory of Alexis Grigoropoulos (Athens, December 6, 2013)

School students caught in a police kettle at Propylaea (Athens, December 6, 2013)

Before I start describing the incident, I would like to mention the reasons why I haven’t initiated any formal complaint or lawsuit. First off, I declare myself […]

Athens: Violent police assault on the 6th of December

On December 9th, another assassination attempt by cops in downtown Athens was reported:

On Thursday, December 6th, 2012, shortly before the commemorative evening demonstration for the killing of Alexis Grigoropoulos, an extremely violent police assault took place at Propylaea, on Panepistimiou street.

At around 19.00pm, during the protest gathering, first […]

Austria & Germany: Actions in remembrance of Alexandros Grigoropoulos

leipzig

In Leipzig, a cops’ station was attacked with stones and paints. The communiqué is as follows:

‘During the night from 6.12 to 7.12.12 we attacked with paints and stones the cops’ station which is located in Weißenfelser street in the district of Plagwitz, Leipzig. Thereby we want to remember Alexandros Grigoropoulos, […]

Exarchia, Athens 6.12.2012 (videos)

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/55053709[/vimeo]

night of december 6th, 2012

Greece: Text released during the December 2008 riots by a female school student

“We walk the path of December again” – banner from the school student demo in the city of Arta, Greece, December 6th, 2012

Communiqué to my parents

I know I owe you a lot. You gave birth to me, you fed and watered me, and you took care of my upbringing. You even loved […]

Greece: Strong clashes in the city of Agrinio in remembrance of Alexis Grigoropoulos (1993-2008)

In Agrinio, approximately 350 school students held a commemorative demonstration for Alexis Grigoropoulos, who was shot dead by cops on December 6th, 2008.

When the anti-repression march reached the city hall, the youths stormed the DIAS police motorcycle team that guarded the building. Firebombs and stones were thrown at the […]

[Greece] Four years after the murder of Alexis Grigoropoulos

6-12-08. THE STATE KILLS.

Callout by rioters for Thursday, December 6th, by 18.00pm in Greece and everywhere Take to the streets of rebellion. December was a question. It’s time for an answer. […]

Italy: December 2009 arrestees write about their appeal trial on June 28th in Athens–Greece

Communiqué (29/6) by Italian comrades who were arrested during the December 2009 demonstration in Athens:

THE DISTURBERS OF COMMUNAL PEACE

The background On the night of December 6th, 2008, two police officers on patrol in the streets of Exarchia, popular neighbourhood of Athens, shoot to death the 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos. In the following hours, […]

Murcia, Spain: Responsibility claim for incendiary attacks on ATMs

On Sunday May 6th, at dawn, we sabotaged ATMs of various banks, like the Banco Santander (well-known for financing the arms industry). On that same night, the precarious and passive youth was spending its time drinking and dancing in the very same city where its ATM-temples were set on fire. We despise the […]