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Athens, Greece: Prison profiteer McDonald’s blockaded at Syntagma Square

Banners read: “From Koridallos to Lucasville, fight against prison slavery” / “Solidarity with the struggle of US prison inmates against slavery”

On Saturday evening September 10th 2016, McDonald’s at Syntagma Square was blockaded for two hours in solidarity with the struggle against slavery which has already begun in American prisons, as of September 9th.

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Athens: Court-martial against comrade Dimitris Chatzivasileiadis indefinitely postponed

“That we tear down armies and borders of the bosses – Total objection to every authority – Assembly of solidarity with the total objector to military service Dimitris Chatzivasileiadis”

A political account of the court-martial against total objector to military service Dimitris Chatzivasileiadis (June 2nd 2016)

[Original statement in Greek here — […]

Athens: Gatherings outside hospitals in solidarity with hunger strikers

Today, Sunday March 22nd, the Assembly in solidarity with the hunger strikers (in Athens) called for gatherings outside the hospitals where three anarchist prisoners are currently hospitalised:

– Attikon Hospital in Chaidari at 17.30, where the hunger strikers Fivos Harisis and Panagiotis Argirou are hospitalised; – General State Hospital of Nikaia at 18.30, where the […]

Athens: Trial over the 2010 Marfin bank arson postponed

The trial of anarchist Thodoris Sipsas in Athens was postponed to the 21st of September 2015.

Until then, barring any unforeseen circumstances, the solidarity assembly for this case will continue to meet every Wednesday at 19:00 in the Athens Polytechnic School (Gini building) in Exarchia.

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Greek prisons: Updates on the hunger strike of anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos

Athens Polytechnic School, Exarchia: Solidarity with anarchist N. Romanos, on hunger strike since 10/11

East side Thessaloniki: Solidarity with anarchist prisoner N. Romanos – Hunger strike since 10/11

Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Kozani: Solidarity with N. Romanos, who is on hunger strike since 10/11 because he has not been granted student […]

Athens: Protest in defense of the Prosfygika housing complex, threatened with sell-off and a massive forced eviction

Communities of the future are built in squatted neighbourhoods –SY.KA.PRO (‘Assembly of Squatted Prosfygika’)

“The sole mission of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund is to maximize the proceeds of the Hellenic Republic from the development and/or sale of assets. (…) Privatization is not seen as a mere sale of assets; rather, it is […]

Syncope

Syncope is a momentary suspension of the blood flow and the cerebral activity provoking a sudden and temporary blackout. The effects can be irrelevant, limited to momentary discombobulating, but sometimes they can be worse. In some cases, if the interruption of the blood flow in the human organism is extended beyond certain limits, […]

Athens: Update on the health status of anarchist hunger striker Kostas Sakkas

On July 4th, after 31 days of hunger strike for Kostas Sakkas, the doctor who has been examining the comrade all this time mentioned, among others, that he has lost 13kg (15% of his initial body weight) and is in very critical condition. His treating physician from the general hospital of Nikaia specifically stressed […]

Athens Polytechnic School: Raw updates from the protest action at Zografou campus

15–21 April 2013: Decentralized action week of international solidarity with Athens IMC and 98FM radio station

Since the morning of April 15th, comrades are gathered at Zografou campus in Athens in factual support of Indymedia Athens, which is currently transmitting from temporary addresses via tor, and Radiozones of Subversive Expression 98FM, which is currently broadcasting […]

Greece: Call for international solidarity with Indymedia Athens and Radiozones of Subversive Expression 98FM

Since the 11th of April, Athens IMC and 98FM radio station are under repression by the State. In particular, the rector of Athens Polytechnic School, Simos Simopoulos, unplugged their internet connectivity, thus disabling access to servers hosted in university premises. While the authorities insist upon this gagging, the self-organized projects of Athens IMC and 98fm […]

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. […]

Chania, Crete: Preparations towards a demo in solidarity with squats

‘SOLIDARITY WITH VILLA AMALIAS SQUAT’ (banner placed at Rosa Nera squat in December 2012)

On January 12th, after a PA’s gathering which was held in the city of Chania in solidarity with squats and self-organized centres across Greece, comrades took the time to discuss and decided to organize a solidarity demonstration on Tuesday, January […]

Athens: Villa Amalias re-squatted and re-evicted; mass detentions

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VLTaS2TLiI

Early in the morning of Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 dozens of people re-squatted Villa Amalias.

Heavy anti-riot police forces that encircled the building threw repeatedly tear gas inside. At approximately 9.20am, anti-riot squadrons (MAT, YMET) along with the EKAM special suppressive antiterrorist unit were deployed in the area, smashed the building’s windows and […]

Mexico City: Solidarity intervention across several embassies on September 28th

In the context of the days of mobilization and international solidarity with comrades kidnapped all over the world, from the 21st to the 30th of September, an anti-repression march was called on Friday noon, September 28th in Mexico City.

The anarchist demo paid a visit to embassies of various States where comrades are incarcerated, as […]

Greece: Antifascist march in Volos

The poster reads:

IF YOU TOLERATE FASCISM TODAY IT WILL CAUSE YOU TO SUFFER TOMORROW On Saturday, September 29th, the local MP of the Golden Dawn P.Iliopoulos was spotted on Dimitriados street, in the city of Volos. A person started to argue verbally with him because of the MP’s fascist […]

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 […]

Cyprus: “Would you like to work with us? Then, you have to pay us 25 euros in advance!”

We learn from the commercial website of Cyta Hellas that, “Cyprus Telecommunications Authority, otherwise known as Cyta, was founded in 2007 in Greece as a subsidiary of the National Telecommunications Organization of Cyprus, with the aim of implementing its strategy for the expansion of its activities abroad.”

And how, indeed, could the well-known company not […]

Greece: Solidarity calls for the R.O. CCF and anarchist Theofilos Mavropoulos – Brief update on Olga Ekonomidou

The poster reads:

On June 27th, 2012, the members of the R.O. Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and anarchist Theofilos Mavropoulos will stand trial charged with ‘incitement to criminal acts’, according to the provisions of Article 184 of the Greek Penal Code.

The indictment refers to three different texts—of which one does not even belong […]

Greek prisons: The junta regime continues the vindictive prison transfers of revolutionary comrades

Solidarity with anarchist prisoners of war

Disciplinary transfer of Olga Ekonomidou, imprisoned member of the R.O. CCF, from Eleonas–Thebes women’s prisons to Diavata women’s prisons / get the details here -> actforfreedomnow

[Thessaloniki] On Tuesday, May 8th, 2012, at 20.00 in the University of Thessaloniki there will be an assembly for the coordination of […]

Athens, March 12th: Strengthening reciprocal solidarity

On Sunday, March 11th, several comrades coming from different countries took part in the open assembly of Contra Info in Athens. So, the following day we were able to carry out a symbolic action of both international solidarity and counter-information, placing banners about four important cases in different parts of downtown Athens.

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Athens: Open assembly of the translation counter-information network Contra Info

Sunday, February 26th, 2012 — 20.00 GMT+2 Polytechnic School (Gini building), entrance from Stournari Street, Athens

towards a militant counter-information

Athens: New posters regarding the Revolutionary Struggle case

Against the wall of silence surrounding the trial and the political discourse of the accused in the Revolutionary Struggle case and against the criminalization of solidarity as expressed by the prosecutions for the occupation of flash radio station

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Athens: Repressive operation against the Social-Cultural Centre of Vyronas (Labidona)

Children paint (at) Labidona, October 1st, 2011 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpmhied-7y4

At the beginning of autumn, an initiative of residents in Vyronas (a suburb in the northeastern part of Athens) worked together to create a new Social-Cultural Centre downtown, in Aghias Triadas Grove. They transformed the derelict ‘Labidona’ into a space of self-expression. Several activities were held, such […]

Nicosia, Cyprus: Call for solidarity with immigrant hunger strikers

Since Monday, October 24th, 52 people (out of the 65 total in their block), all of them immigrant detainees, have begun a hunger strike in block 10 of the central prison. Their crime: their illegal residency in Cyprus. Their demand: to stop being denied their basic rights which are being oppressed by the State.

These […]

Naxos Island: Open assembly and overnight stay in Aliko beach

The Autonomous Initiative of Naxos calls for an open assembly and an overnight in Aliko beach following the initial call by the Environmental Movement of Naxos, on Thursday, July 28th, 2011, at 7 pm.

Especially now, after recent attacks against summer resorters by several thugs, it is necessary to form a struggle initiative in Aliko’s […]