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Greece: Tasos Theofilou acquitted by Athens court

“Freedom for anarchist communist Tasos Theofilou”; solidarity demonstration in Thessaloniki, June 29th 2017

July 7th 2017:

After five years in prison, Tasos Theofilou was found not guilty on all counts by an appeals court in Athens. The decision was taken by a 3-2 majority.

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[Greece] Let’s all be insurgents, robbers and saboteurs

Received on March 16th 2017:

Solidarity with those standing trial for the Velventos robberies

In 2013 six anarchists were arrested for a double robbery in the town of Kozani, Velventos. One year later they were sentenced from 11 to 16 years of prison. In the beginning of March 2017 the appeal of this trial started […]

Koridallos prison court: Trial statement by Giorgos Petrakakos

On September 24th 2015, Giorgos Petrakakos – wanted for bank robberies – was arrested in the city of Volos together with his life companion Maria Theofilou (who is also the sister of imprisoned anarchist Tasos Theofilou). Both are currently held in Koridallos prisons, Athens.

On October 16th 2015, the second trial against Revolutionary Struggle began […]

[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 […]

Greece: Nea Anchialos operation resulted in the death of Spyros Dravilas and the capture of Grigoris Tsironis and Spyros Christodoulou

‘… as of now forever free’ Honour to Spyros Dravilas –Anarchists

On May 29th 2015, during an anti-terrorist operation of the Greek police in the area of Nea Anchialos in Magnesia (in close distance to the city of Volos), Spyros Dravilas fell dead inside a safe house under unverified circumstances. The police […]

Greece: More transfers of prisoners to the maximum-security prison in Domokos

Anarchist Nikos Maziotis, member of Revolutionary Struggle, has been incarcerated for four days in the 5th wing of the new type C prison in Domokos.

On January 2nd, 2015, two more prisoners convicted as members of armed revolutionary organizations, anarchist Kostas Gournas (Revolutionary Struggle) and Dimitris Koufontinas (17 November), were transferred from the dungeon cells […]

Koridallos prisons: Sentences in the trial for the bank robbery in Pyrgetos (Larissa)

see previous trial updates here

On July 17th, 2014, the Koridallos prison court in Athens found anarchists Grigoris Sarafoudis and Yannis Naxakis guilty, and convicted both of them to: – 10 years for robbery with concealed physical characteristics, – 6 years for participation in a terrorist organization (i.e. they were sentenced for alleged membership in […]

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 […]

Santiago, Chile: Anarchist compañero Sebastián Oversluij murdered during bank expropriation

The poster reads:

Let Alfonso Alvial and Hermes González out in the streets! Active solidarity with the compañeros.

Sebastián Oversluij present! No aggression should be left without an answer!

On Wednesday morning, December 11, 2013, 26 year old anarchist Sebastián Oversluij Seguel was gunned down by a security guard when he and other individuals […]

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: Trial of the case of double robbery in Velventos–Kozani

The court date for the double robbery in Velventos (near Kozani) is set for November 29, 2013. Initially the proceeding was due to take place in the Court of Appeals in Athens. However, the location for the trial was recently transferred to the special courtroom inside Koridallos women’s prison, because the defendants Andreas-Dimitris […]

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 […]

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 […]

Athens: Latest update on the case of arrested comrades in Nea Filadelfeia

Solidarians confirmed that four anarchists have been remanded in Koridallos prison after the arrests in the district of Nea Filadelfeia on April 30th, 2013: Argyris Ntalios and Fivos Harisis (wanted after the double robbery in Velventos, near Kozani) as well as Yannis Naxakis and Grigoris Sarafoudis. All four were formally indicted on ‘terrorist organization’ charges […]

Athens: Update about the Nea Filadelfeia arrestees

Fight the terrorism of Power

Information about the arrest of five anarchists on Tuesday noon, April 30th, the criminal proceedings against them, and the hunger/thirst strike of comrade Dimitris Hadjivasiliadis.

On Tuesday, April 30th, at around 4pm, anarchists Yannis Naxakis and Grigoris Sarafoudis were arrested on Dekeleias avenue in the district of Nea Filadelfeia, […]

Athens: Two comrades put on remand

Since February —following the pretrial incarceration of 4 anarchists who took responsibility for the double robbery in Velventos, near the city of Kozani (northern Greece)— arrest warrants had been issued against two suspects who were on the run, namely Fivos Harisis-Poulos and Argyris Ntalios.

As Actforfreedomnow already reported, on April 30th, 2013 both Fivos […]

Northern Greece: Poster in solidarity with the ‘4 of Kozani’

BREAKING NEWS: Double robbery in Velventos near Kozani

NICE…

Some people went to expropriate few of what the banks steal on a daily basis from us, the oppressed, the proletarians, the excluded ones. These “charitable” institutions have left so many of the oppressed without shelter or food, and have pushed many people into suicide.

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Attica: Words of anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos to comrades who gathered in solidarity outside the walls of Avlona youth prison

On the afternoon of Sunday, February 17th, approximately 70 comrades attended the scheduled solidarity gathering in front of Avlona prison, where Nikos Romanos has been locked up since February 11th. Four anti-riot squadrons guarded the prison gates the whole time. Comrades set up a sound system. So, when they managed to have telephone contact with […]

Veria, Northern Greece: Solidarity with anarchists Romanos, Bourzoukos, Politis and Michailidis

Banners ahead of a demonstration on Saturday, February 23rd, by 12pm, at Orologiou square in the city of Veria, in solidarity with the 4 remanded anarchists, who are accused of double robbery in Velventos–Kozani

States are the only terrorists. Violence for the violence of Power. Solidarity with the 4 of Velventos. ANTIFA

What’s […]

Florina, Northern Greece: Solidarity with the 4 remanded anarchists, accused in bank robbery case

On February 11th, 2013 we placed a banner in the city of Florina in solidarity with the 4 comrades accused in the Velventos–Kozani bank robbery case. Strength, comrades! You give strength back to us.

For as long as the war is raging, you will keep finding us unrepentant against Power. Long live anarchy!

Raised […]

Greece: Update about the four anarchists arrested on 1.2.2013, accused in bank robbery case

Kozani, Wednesday, February 6th

Brief message of the four arrestees to solidarians:

We salute the solidarian comrades who attended the proceeding at the courthouse of Kozani. Their chants warmed our hearts. Even though we’re apart, we raise our fists beside them.

LONG LIVE ANARCHY

Anarchists Nikos Romanos, Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos, Yannis Michailidis, Dimitris […]

Greece: Update about the four comrades arrested on 1.2.2013, accused in bank robbery case

On February 3rd anarchists Dimitris Politis and Yannis Michailidis were taken to the prosecutor in the Athens court of appeals in regard to warrants against them about the CCF case. On February 4th they were brought to Koridallos special court during the 25th CCF trial session. Both were remanded in Koridallos prison, where members of […]

Athens: Update regarding 23-years-old anarchist Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos, one of the four comrades arrested on 1.2.2013, accused in bank robbery case

‘Robbers are the States and the bosses; criminals are the cops and judges; villains are you, the uninvolved citizens; all of you are murderers of freedom’ (painted slogan in the city of Veria, northern Greece)

After solidarians contacted the parents of Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos, we want to inform you about the following:

All the arrestees […]

Greece: Anarchists Dimitris Politis and Yannis Michailidis arrested

According to a report on Indymedia Athens, comrades Yannis Michailidis and Dimitris Politis were arrested by police along with two other persons.

Arrest warrants had been issued against both comrades for alleged participation in the anarchist revolutionary organization Conspiracy of Cells of Fire.

The arrests were made in the morning of February 1st, 2013, […]

Exarchia, Athens: Text by anarchist Yannis Dimitrakis (3/8)

On August 2nd, nearly 45 cops from various police units stormed Exarchia square, detained anarchist Yannis Dimitrakis from a café on Tsamadou Street where he was having his coffee, and then transferred him to Athens police headquarters. After several hours, the comrade was released. Here is a text he wrote the next day […]