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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, stating […]

Berlin: Anarchist slogans painted in Friedrichshain

FREEDOM FOR BABIS TSILIANIDIS

VIOLENCE AGAINST ALL PATRIOTS

FREEDOM TO THOSE WHO ARE IN PRISON CELLS

In the night of May 28, 2014, we went out to spray-paint slogans in Berlin’s neighbourhood of Friedrichshain. Our thoughts are with Babis Tsilianidis, anarchist prisoner in Greece awaiting appeal trial on June […]

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 […]

Athens, Greece: Statement of ten anarchists from the 4th wing of Koridallos prison (26.1.2014)

We are forced once again to talk about things which should be obvious, hoping and wanting this to be the last time we do so. We refer to two texts published on Monday night, January 20th, on ‘Inter Arma’, one by Gerasimos Tsakalos and another by people in solidarity with the CCF; both […]

Athens: Update on CCF comrades from Koridallos men’s prison

Today, January 20th, 2014, 6 comrades of the Conspiracy* were called to appear before the prison prosecutor, who imposed disciplinary sanction against them after prisoners from the 4th wing released a text which pointed them** out as culpable for the beating of another inmate, as she told them, and after the prison staff […]

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 […]

Koridallos prisons: Anarchist prisoner Yannis Naxakis beaten and hospitalized

Today, Sunday 5/1 at 18.30, outside the A wing, our anarchist comrade Yannis Naxakis was ambushed and beaten up by at least 5 members of the CCF, who were holding stakes. The comrade has been transferred to a hospital outside the prison.

Babis Tsilianidis Yannis Michailidis Tasos Theofilou Dimitris Politis Fivos Harisis Argyris Ntalios Giorgos Karagiannidis […]

Athens: Anarchist prisoners stopped the hunger and thirst strike in Koridallos

Late Sunday night, December 15, 2013 the hunger and thirst strike of 7 anarchists incarcerated in Koridallos prison came to an end. Grigoris Sarafoudis, Babis Tsilianidis, Giorgos Karagiannidis, Fivos Harisis, Argyris Ntalios, Yannis Michailidis and Dimitris Politis are in good health, and announced they have accepted to be moved to the 4th wing, where comrade […]

Greek prisons: Seven captive anarchists on hunger and thirst strike in Koridallos

Previous updates.

Anarchist demonstration at Koridallos prisons, in Athens, on the night of December 14:

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/81901456[/vimeo]

As of Sunday, December 15, 2013 seven anarchist prisoners are on hunger and thirst strike at Koridallos.

Specifically, Fivos Harisis, Argyris Ntalios, Yannis Michailidis, Dimitris Politis and Giorgos Karagiannidis find themselves on hunger and thirst strike already since the 13th of December, Babis […]

Greek prisons: Anarchist prisoners on hunger and thirst strike in Koridallos

As of Friday, December 13, 2013 anarchist prisoners Fivos Harisis, Argyris Ntalios, Yannis Michailidis, Dimitris Politis and Giorgos Karagiannidis are on hunger and thirst strike after their disciplinary transfer for assaulting a jailer —read their open letter here.

Currently the five of them are isolated in the disciplinary section of the 3rd wing in […]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Update on the case of imprisoned anarchist Babis Tsilianidis

On October 16th, 2013 the judges denied the request of anarchist prisoner Babis Tsilianidis for an interruption of serving sentence. Approximately 30 comrades held a gathering at the Thessaloniki courthouse.

Babis is held in Koridallos prison:

Charalambos Tsilianidis Dikastiki Filaki Koridallou, A Pteryga, 18110 Koridallos, Athens, Greece

SOLIDARITY MEANS ATTACK.

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Thessaloniki, Greece: Stand with anarchist prisoner Babis Tsilianidis

Solidarity with anarchist Babis Tsilianidis! The war rages on…

Below is a text in solidarity with Babis Tsilianidis that was spread in early September 2013, by the Anarchists assembly for the connection of struggles within the prison-society (“Sasta”) in Thessaloniki, Greece:

“Those who live are those who fight; those whose soul and forehead are […]

Greek prisons: New hearing in the case of anarchist Babis Tsilianidis

On Friday, October 4, 2013 the defense lawyer of Babis Tsilianidis was informed, completely by chance, that the comrade’s request for an interruption of serving sentence will be examined on October 16 at Thessaloniki courts.

We will take anarchist captives back where they belong: to the streets!

Solidarity to anarchist Babis Tsilianidis Solidarity to all […]

Greek prisons: Update on the case of anarchist Babis Tsilianidis

Imprisoned comrade Babis Tsilianidis had requested an interruption of serving sentence. On September 18, the hearing was postponed to January 15, 2014 due to a strike of judicial personnel. However the application for probation was resubmitted, so a new hearing was scheduled for this year.

A judicial council will examine the comrade’s request for an interruption […]

Greek prisons: Anarchist Babis Tsilianidis has requested an interruption of serving sentence

Anarchist revolutionary Babis Tsilianidis is imprisoned since January 2011, and currently held in Koridallos prison, Athens. He has faced a series of court proceedings, in all of which he has refused to attend. The comrade received suspended sentences at those trials, and this fact would have sufficed for his immediate release from prison […]

Greek prisons: Solidarity to hunger striker Spyros Dravilas, incarcerated in Domokos

‘All my life, I’ve never learned how to bow my head or to swallow injustice. So, starting from Monday, February 4th, I conduct a hunger strike until my struggle is vindicated and my stolen right to days of leave from prison is given back to me, so as to reclaim a breath of freedom which […]

Thessaloniki: Anarchist prisoner Babis Tsilianidis faces trial, accused of an armed robbery at the accounting department of the AHEPA hospital

“Rather it is the rage of our desires unchained, the return of the repressed in full force and undisguised. But more essentially, total revolt is fueled by a spirit of free play and of joy in adventure — by a desire to explore every possibility for intense life which society tries […]

Koridallos prisons: Text in solidarity with Savvas Xiros

December 7th, 2012

On December 18th, 2012 the Piraeus court will examine the appeal/motion which was filed by Savvas Xiros, who requests anew his release from prison on health grounds and home hospitalization.

His health condition presents multifactorial symptoms, from his eyes (he is practically blind), ears (he is almost deaf), circulatory system (he suffers […]

Athens: Update on imprisoned anarchists Tsilianidis, Tzifkas, Dimtsiadis and Fessas, known as ‘the 4 of Vyronas’

December 5th was the last day of trial against the four remanded anarchists Babis Tsilianidis, Sokratis Tzifkas, Dimitris Dimtsiadis and Dimitris Fessas for the case of arrests in the Athens districts of Tavros and Vyronas in January 2011.

The charges of participation in an anonymous terrorist organization and disposal of firearms to terrorist groups were dropped […]

Athens: Responsibility claim for arson on two police cars, spotted at an auto repair shop in the district of Goudi

And time is passing by, minutes are crowding alongside each other, and days are whistling carefree. Our thoughts slip from the dictatorships of watches and monotonous repetitions, seeking paths of transgression.

Morning alarms ring loudly in our ears, identical figures scare us on the streets, our nightmares lurk…

Dreams are interrupted by chases, […]

Greece: Joint statement of 20 imprisoned and prosecuted fighters in solidarity with ‘the 4 of Vyronas’, anarchist hostages Tzifkas, Dimtsiadis, Tsilianidis, Fessas, ahead of the terror-court on November 23rd

Gunpowder and fire for the state prison cells – We will not stop until we’re free

“… there are times when people realize that their mistake to be subjugated is not due to the stars but due to their kowtowing consciences; it is then when they take charge of their own fate, and […]

Thessaloniki: Solidarity actions for imprisoned anarchist Babis Tsilianidis

Solidarity with anarchist Babis Tsilianidis

The trial against anarchist Babis Tsilianidis is scheduled for October 15th, 2012, in Thessaloniki courts. The comrade is accused of an armed robbery which took place at the accounting department of the AHEPA hospital (in July 2010). The evidence that resulted in his third consecutive prosecution (and pretrial incarceration) is a […]

Thessaloniki: Update on the trial of anarchist Babis Tsilianidis

Comrade Babis Tsilianidis, imprisoned now in the 1st wing of Koridallos prisons, stated that he will not attend this court, in the same way he did not attend previous court proceedings, thus ‘refusing to apologize to my judges, to prosecutors of the multiform liberation struggle,’ as he explains in his text, which can be found […]

Greece: Text by prisoners in Larissa in solidarity with the imprisoned anarchist Babis Tsilianidis, who faces new court case

Banner in Thessaloniki: SOLIDARITY WITH ANARCHIST B.TSILIANIDIS – Trial 18/7 at 9am

[ Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 ]

In the past three years, several anarchists are held in Greek prisons and even more are under a judicial hostage, as a consequence of the escalating anarchist revolutionary violence that stepped up during this period.

Faced with […]