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Prague: Victory of SRB in fight against Řízkárna restaurant

The fight of the Network of revolutionary cells (SRB) against Prague restaurant Řízkárna lasted over a year. The owner of the restaurant Vladimir Krulec didn’t pay wages to his employees. He finally admitted defeat. After pressure of SRB he paid owed wages to some of the employees who worked there.

SRB organized different sabotages […]

Brazil: Black December poster by the Anarchist Insurgent Movement (M.I.A.)

Not a step back! War on the State and the Capital!

Solidarity with comrades in Greece, Spain, Italy, Chile, Turkey and Brazil. For the construction of anarchist and popular urban guerrillas!

M.I.A. Movimento Insurgente Anarquista m-i-a [at] riseup.net

São Paulo, Brazil: Carlo Giuliani Cell of M.I.A. join the call for a Black December through fire

—We claim responsibility for incendiary attacks against four banks in the city of São Paulo. The attacks occurred at the Santander bank branches in Largo da Batata, another in the Liberdade area, and the other two in the central region and in a peripheral region.—

Manifesto:

The “Carlo Giuliani” cell of the Anarchist Insurgent Movement […]

[London] A song for imprisoned comrade Tasos Theofilou

via ASF LDN – Anarchists in Solidarity (original description in Greek):

“Night has fallen with no moon, it also got dark inside Yedi,* and yet, one palikari is unable to fall asleep.

Who knows what he’s waiting for from evening till morning at the narrow window that illuminates the cell…

The door opens, the […]

Athens: Headquarters of the private sector union GSEE occupied by anarchists and anti-authoritarian communists since 4/12

“They told us you’ll conquer when you submit. We submitted and found ashes.” [George Seferis]

As of December 4th, 2014, we have occupied the building of GSEE (Greece’s General Confederation of Workers) in a display of solidarity with anarchist Nikos Romanos, who is on hunger strike since the 10th of November. Anarchist Nikos Romanos is […]

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 […]

Greece: 1st Anarchist Bookfair in Patras

“Anarchist books are a weapon against modern totalitarianism”

Brief presentation of the upcoming anarchist book fair in Patras, Greece 29–31 May 2014, “Esperos”, Georgiou Square

Organizing the first anarchist bookfair in Patras, Greece has been an idea with which comrades currently participating in the self-organized social centre “Epi ta proso”* […]

Athens, Greece: Conviction of anarchist communist Tasos Theofilou

On February 7th, 2014 anarchist communist Tasos Theofilou was sentenced to 25 years in prison, although he has denied all charges from the start. A three-member bench reached a majority opinion (instead of a unanimous verdict) at the trial court in Athens.

Tasos Theofilou was acquitted of severe charges in relation to “formation of and […]

Greece: Polykarpos Georgiadis and Vaggelis Chrysochoidis released from prison

Comrades Polykarpos Georgiadis and Vaggelis Chrysochoidis were incarcerated since August 2008, accused of robberies and the kidnapping of powerful industrialist Mylonas, which took place earlier that summer in Thessaloniki, Greece. In their appeal trial, in April 2012, they had their sentences reduced from 22 years to a little over 12 years.

Both denied their participation […]

Athens – 11 November 2013: Trial of anarchist communist Tasos Theofilou in the court of appeals on Loukareos street

Short description of the case by comrades in solidarity:

On 18 August 2012, at 11am, anarchist communist Tasos Theofilou was kidnapped by the anti-terrorist force from Kerameikos Square in central Athens. After being handcuffed and black-hooded by cops, he was brought to the police headquarters in Athens, where his DNA sample was taken by […]

Athens: Responsibility claim for arson on diplomatic corps vehicle

In the early hours of Friday, October 11, 2013 we torched a diplomatic corps van, with vehicle registration plates DC 93-3, at the intersection of Pyrras and Delacroix streets in the area of Neos Kosmos, Athens.

This action is dedicated wholeheartedly to our comrades who are prosecuted for the double robbery in Velventos, Kozani, and […]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Court statement by Polykarpos Georgiadis –February 2010

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Athens – 10 June 2013: First day of the trial against comrade Tasos Theofilou

Banner in Thessaloniki: “Solidarity to Tasos Theofilou – Fire and arson to all prison cells – Trial 10/6”

In August 2012, Tasos Theofilou was arrested in Athens and remanded on grave charges. He is accused of an armed bank robbery on Paros Island that happened previously that summer, and resulted to the fatal shooting […]

Greece: Text of Tasos Theofilou from Domokos prison

The following text was written only 24 hours before the magic escape from the prison in Trikala on the 22nd of March 2013.*

Probably it has some interest to comment on the last two attempted escapes from maximum security prisons in Greece: the one with a helicopter from Trikala prison, and the other with […]

Greece: Short poem by imprisoned anarchist communist Tasos Theofilou

23.10.2012

Someday all this will be finished and we’re going to say at least we tried. We have neither been brought to life unfairly nor become a burden to the Earth unjustly. We left something behind.

And we’ll have wrinkles on our faces each wrinkle will be a deep cut for every moment of […]

Greece: Notes by imprisoned anarchist communist Anastasios (Tasos) Theofilou

postscripts of a plot

6.9.2012 Eventually we arrive at Domokos (central Greece). I did not know this city because of its notorious katiki cheese but instead because of the homonymous prison. That’s why I’ve always used the feminine article for ‘Domokos’, since prison has a feminine article in Greek; just like I’ve always referred […]

Athens: Text by the 15 arrestees of the 30/9 antifascist motorcycle demonstration

October 18th, 2012

“Today, the State declared civil war. Those who are not killed by fascists’ knives are sent to prison through judicial decisions of the junta.

We call fighters and anyone who feels that DIGNITY, SOLIDARITY, EQUALITY and FREEDOM are not empty words, but a life stance, to realize the historical moment […]

Athens: Fourth antifascist motorcycle demo through central streets and neighbourhoods

NOT A STEP BACK

Northern Greece: Antifascist motorcycle demo in the city of Kavala

On Friday, October 19th an antifascist motorcycle demonstration was completed successfully in Kavala at about 20.30pm. Comrades riding approximately 35 motorbikes carried out this action in solidarity with the arrestees of the Athens antifascist patrol that was attacked on September 30th.

The motorcycle demo passed through central streets and neighbourhoods, […]

Athens: Responsibility claim for arson attacks on private vehicles of cops

LIVING IN TIMES OF TOTALITARIAN DEMOCRACY

Following the summer campaign against immigrants, sarcastically named ‘Xenios Zeus’ that continues nationwide to date, with tens of thousands of detentions and arrests, the enemy within was targeted for repression and compliance, just as expected.

So, after the first ‘warm-up’ with the Hollywoodian invasion […]

Athens: Letter of the 15 antifascist arrestees from the Evelpidon courthouse – Updates 4-5/10

Below is a text of the 15 arrestees from the courthouse of Evelpidon Street:

“Today, the State declared civil war. Those who are not killed by fascists’ knives are sent to prison through judicial decisions of the junta.

We call fighters and anyone who feels that DIGNITY, SOLIDARITY, EQUALITY and FREEDOM are not […]

Athens: Third antifascist motorcycle demo clashed with neo-Nazis; police attacked the demo in retaliation

Anarchist banner in Kamara, Thessaloniki: “Solidarity with the arrestees of the antifascist motorcycle demo – Athens – Evelpidon courts, 4/10”

The night of September 15th saw the first motorcycle patrol through Athens centre with flypostering and protest chants against neo-Nazi attacks. On September 22nd another antifa motorcycle demo was realized successfully.

In the evening […]

May Day 2012: A few anti-authoritarian/libertarian calls in Europe and America

May 1st, Berlin 1999

Here follow just a few call-outs for May Day(s) 2012. Your own reports from the streets are more than welcome here, in the comments section, or at contrainfo@espiv.net.

USA Occupy May 1st Chicago: Black bloc demo Oakland: Occupy demo New York: Anarchist bike bloc Seattle: Anti-capitalist march

Montréal, Canada: Anarchist […]

Hungary: Solidarity appeal for the renovation of the Gondolkodó autonomous second-hand bookshop – winter 2012

The Gondolkodó Autonóm Antikvárium (Gondolkodó Autonomous Bookshop) is the only workers’ movementary distribution place, library and meeting-place in the East Central European region (namely in Hungary) which has been functioning continuously for many years (now for 19 years). Now this place must be renovated because the walls are wet and mouldy, the mortar has been […]