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Athens: Beatings inflicted on anarchist prisoner Panos Aspiotis for refusing to give DNA sample

Anarchist Panagiotis (Panos) Aspiotis was wanted since March 2013 on firearms possession charges (“violation of the Arms Act”). In October 2015, he appeared voluntarily before the authorities. He was remanded and sent to a prison located far from Athens (his former residence). During these months in prison, he has refused to give the […]

Chilean prisons: Subversive prisoners go on hunger strike, in solidarity with anarchist hunger strikers Juan, Nataly and Guillermo

Comrades, we inform:

That as subversives who inhabit the High Security Prison (CAS in Santiago), from 00:00 today, May 18th 2015, we join the hunger strike that Juan Flores, Guillermo Duran and Nataly Casanova have assumed as a form of struggle.

We do this with a deep sense of anti-prison solidarity, and we put forward the same […]

Chile: Hunger Strike Update

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On April 20th 2015, it became known that anarchist prisoner Enrique Guzmán has also been on hunger strike since April 14th.

Anarchists Nataly Casanova (under isolation in San Miguel women’s prison), Juan Flores (in Wing 1 of Santiago 1 prison), Guillermo Duran (in total house arrest) and Enrique Guzmán (in Wing 35 of Santiago […]

Chile: Anarchists Juan Flores, Nataly Casanova and Guillermo Duran declare hunger strike

Anarchist comrades Juan, Nataly and Guillermo were arrested in Santiago on September 18th 2014.

Juan is held in pretrial detention in the Santiago 1 prison, accused of involvement in two bomb attacks that occurred on July 13th and September 8th 2014, and were claimed by the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (Chile); he’s also charged with […]

Hunger strikes in Greek prisons

A brief chronicle of the past few days:

While the Greek society is watching the post-election fables of the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government in an almost dormant state, incarcerated anarchists and combative prisoners in the galleys of democracy have once again decided to clash with the Power and its laws, using hunger strike […]

Arcadia, Greece: Stella Antoniou tortured at the hands of police

On October 23rd, 2014, anarchist Stella Antoniou was arrested in the village of Dimitsana in Arcadia, Peloponnese, for allegedly violating a restrictive condition related to permanent residence in Athens. Antiterrorist cops pounced on her, throwing her to the ground. She was taken to the local police station, where she firmly refused to give a DNA […]

Koridallos prison, Athens: Sentences in the Velventos double robbery case

On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014, the Koridallos prison court in Athens found anarchist prisoners Yannis Michailidis, Nikos Romanos, Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos and Dimitris Politis (who have claimed political responsibility for the double armed robbery in Velventos, Kozani) as well as Fivos Harisis and Argyris Ntalios (who have denied all charges) guilty of: – committing robbery while […]

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 […]

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 membership […]

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 […]

Berlin: Demo in solidarity with comrades raided by police on August 14th

According to first reports, there were huge police raids on eight house projects and apartments in Berlin, including the Rigaer 94, this morning (14/8). The cops are supposedly looking for people responsible for attacks on various job centers (‘welfare offices’) as well as a recent molotov attack against police, who were conducting a […]

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 […]

Paris: Report back from the anti-terrorism trial against six comrades

Here is the transcript of the trial against six comrades which was held in May 2012— the verdict was issued on Monday, June 25th, at 13.30.

For a more detailed reminder of the case, in French, visit mauvaises intentions

Franck was found not guilty, acquitted of all charges; he is entitled to seek reparation for the six […]

Solidarity actions across Greece ahead of the trial of the anarchist Aris Seirinidis on June 8th

Aris Seirinidis is an anarchist who was arrested on the evening of May 3rd, 2010, in central Athens, at a police check-point set up for an irrelevant to him case. Initially he faced a misdemeanor charge but in the end the anti-terrorist unit pulled out a forgotten case related to the shooting of a police […]