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Koridallos prison, Athens: Summary of sentences in the CCF escape case trial

On July 8th 2016, the Koridallos prison court – presided over by special judge Asimina Yfanti – convicted all members of the anarchist revolutionary organisation Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, who were accused of placing an explosive device at Koridallos tax office; sending a parcel bomb to the police station in Itea (in retaliation for […]

Athens: CCF escape case trial set for February 15th 2016

February 15th: Trial date for the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire escape plan – Prosecution against relatives of political prisoners

The trial concerning the plan of Conspiracy of Cells of Fire comrades to escape from Koridallos prisons has been set for February 15th. A total of 28 people are accused in this trial. Conspiracy of […]

Athens: Indictment for the CCF escape plan

On November 16th 2015, it became known that a total of 27 people are being indicted for the case of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire planned escape from Koridallos prisons. Persons belonging to the immediate family nucleus of captive anarchists are included among the accused; that is, Athena Tsakalou (mother of the CCF members […]

Berlin: Banner drop in solidarity with Evi Statiri, Mónica Caballero and Francisco Solar

The banner reads: “In solidarity with all anarchist prisoners – Salute to Evi, Monica and Francisco – Long Live Anarchy”

On October 13th 2015, we dropped a banner from the Oberbaum Bridge in Berlin. We want to show our solidarity with Evi Statiri, who was finally released – under shitty restrictive conditions – from pretrial […]

Athens: Words from Evi Statiri—released after hunger strike, now recuperating at home

Received on October 7th 2015:

Once you are released from prison, the first thing you realise is that your glance doesn’t stumble into walls, bars or dividers. It can wander and face the sky, without staring through barbed wire. Then, your footsteps are no longer numbered—twenty walking towards the wall of […]

Athens: Update on Evi Statiri’s struggle

According to our latest information, Evi Statiri suspended hunger strike on October 2nd 2015, when the competent judicial council decided to grant her a conditional release from preventive detention. In the coming period she is expected to file a motion for the lifting of restrictive conditions imposed on her, which include the following: ban on […]

Spanish State: Rabbits liberated in Barcelona

Video:

Communique:

Over recent years in Spain, specifically in Catalonia, rabbit farming has been severely affected by the crisis, and many farms have closed over the past 5 years.

Several times, as we were watching possible targets, we approached to see the security inside and found out they were abandoned.

Similarly we can also […]

Athens: Evi Statiri to be released from prison!

PRISONERS OUT ONTO THE STREETS

According to an update we received from the ‘Relatives–Friends of prisoners and prosecuted fighters’, Evi Statiri (currently hospitalised) is soon to be released from prison, though with the provision of the strictest restrictive conditions.

More info as it comes.

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Koridallos underground prison cells: Protest in solidarity with hunger striker Evi Statiri

As of today, September 30th 2015, we participate in the mobilisation of prisoners throughout Greece (at the prisons of Trikala, Domokos, Grevena, and the women’s and men’s prisons of Koridallos in Athens) for the immediate RELEASE of Evi Statiri, wife of political prisoner-member of the Cells of Fire Gerasimos Tsakalos.

Evi has already been admitted […]

Volos, Greece: Flyposting in solidarity with hunger striker Evi Statiri

The ‘Assembly of anarchists for the solidarity Inside and Outside the walls’ pasted posters on two central buildings of Volos (central Greece), reading:

FREEDOM FOR EVI STATIRI WHO CONDUCTS HUNGER STRIKE SINCE SEPTEMBER 14TH When the Power fail to make subversive prisoners bow down to them, they target their close and […]

Greek prisons: CCF member Gerasimos Tsakalos has been on hunger strike since 14/9, in solidarity with the struggle of Evi Statiri

On Tuesday, September 29th, it became known that anarchist prisoner Gerasimos Tsakalos has undertaken a hunger strike since September 14th 2015, standing by the side of his life companion Evi Statiri from the very first moment she initiated her hunger strike. For reasons of his own, Gerasimos chose not to publicise this fact earlier. It […]

Piraeus: Evi Statiri, on hunger strike since 14/9, currently hospitalised

Anarchist gathering in solidarity with Evi Statiri, who has undertaken hunger strike since September 14th against fear and injustice: Wednesday, September 30th 2015, at 18:00 outside the General State Hospital of Nikaia in Piraeus. —Assembly in solidarity with Evi Statiri (in Athens).

In the early hours of Sunday, September 27th 2015, when Evi Statiri […]

Greek prisons: Text of Revolutionary Struggle prisoner Kostas Gournas about the hunger strike undertaken by Evi Statiri

(banner in Thessaloniki: Let’s combat states of exception with factual solidarity – Freedom for Evi Statiri)

September 15th 2015:

It is a longstanding as well as an infamous tactic of the State — particularly of the police-judicial mechanism — to use fabricated charges against relatives so as to hold them hostage and put pressure […]

Egaleo, Athens: Benefit gig for arrestees of the 17/09 demo that ended in clashes in Exarchia

Spread the word!

Monday, September 21st 2015, inside the occupied Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Athens in Egaleo — ten minute walk from Aghia Marina metro station

Graffiti Festival + Open Mics (bring your spray paints) at 16:00 Rap Live by ‘to miasma’, ‘ex nihilo’, ‘ola denoun’ at 20:30

–Assembly of anarchists/antiauthoritarians at the occupied […]

Nicosia, Cyprus: Banner in solidarity with Evi Statiri

“No State will halt the passion for freedom – Solidarity with Evi Statiri”

On September 19th, within a small and rotten city, we hung a banner as a small gesture of love and solidarity with the prisoner in struggle Evi Statiri, contributing our part so that her voice resonates in every corner of the […]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Painted slogans and banner in solidarity with Evi Statiri

“Freedom for Evi Statiri, on hunger strike since 14/09”

“Freedom for Evi Statiri”

“Evi, hold strong until freedom – Hunger strike against fear and injustice”

“Struggle against fear and injustice”

“Evi, hold strong until freedom”

“Freedom for Evi Statiri, hunger striker since 14/09”

“Freedom for […]

International coordinated actions in solidarity with Evi Statiri (on hunger strike since 14/9)

Between the 12th and 17th of September 2015, some participants in the network of Contra Info carried out a series of actions in solidarity with Evi Statiri, prisoner in struggle in Greece, who has undergone hunger strike since September 14th, demanding an end to the preventive detention that was imposed on her six months ago.

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Greek prisons: Evi Statiri has announced a hunger strike after being denied release

From March 2nd to April 4th 2015, the ten imprisoned members of the anarchist urban guerrilla group Conspiracy of Cells of Fire/FAI-FRI, Gerasimos Tsakalos, Christos Tsakalos, Olga Ekonomidou, Michalis Nikolopoulos, Giorgos Nikolopoulos, Haris Hadjimihelakis, Giorgos Polidoros, Panagiotis Argirou, Damiano Bolano and Theofilos Mavropoulos — along with anarchist captive Angeliki Spyropoulou — conducted an exhaustive hunger […]

Greece: Evi Statiri still in prison for being the life companion of a captive anarchist urban guerrilla

On July 14th 2015, it became known that the latest motion for release filed by Evi Statiri (the life partner of CCF imprisoned member Gerasimos Tsakalos) was rejected by the competent judicial council.

Despite the fact that Evi has never been a member of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, nor had she any involvement […]

Greece: Relatives of CCF imprisoned members held hostage

According to latest updates (June 2015), Evi Statiri – the life companion of anarchist prisoner Gerasimos Tsakalos – has been denied release from prison three times already by the special appellate judge Eftichis Nikopoulos (the same bastard who has repeatedly rejected applications for educational leave in the case of anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos).

Evi Statiri […]

Athens: Athena Tsakalou finally out of prison

Today, April 6th 2015, the mother of two members of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire – comrades Christos and Gerasimos Tsakalos – walked out of Koridallos prison. Her bail has been set at 10,000 euros.

The companion of Gerasimos Tsakalos is still in custody (since 2/3). According to people in solidarity with the Conspiracy […]

Greek prisons: Anarchist captive Angeliki Spyropoulou stopped hunger strike

On April 4th 2015, anarchist prisoner Angeliki Spyropoulou announced the end of her hunger strike, considering that the demand for the release of both relatives of CCF members is soon to be met. Below is an excerpt from her statement.

(…) Thus, after 32 days, and as the mother of the comrades as well as […]

Greek prisons: CCF prisoners stopped hunger strike in view of upcoming release of their family members

On April 4th 2015, the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire prisoners announced the end of their hunger strike, anticipating that the mother and the partner of Gerasimos Tsakalos will soon be released from prison. Below are excerpts from their statement. Today’s a day that a crack opens up in the walls of the prison world […]

Athens – CCF hunger strike: Words of Evi Statiri from prison

On April 1st, Athena Tsakalou (mother of the Tsakalos brothers) stated that she refuses to walk out of prison until her daughter-in-law is also granted release. The two women, who were remanded in custody over the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire intended prison escape, are currently sharing a cell in Koridallos prison.

The next day, […]

“Kafka’s Hell” – An open letter from Athena Tsakalou (April 1st, 2015)

If the judicial authorities have the power to make the world succumb to their laws and what’s more to the overcoming of laws, this doesn’t prove that quality prevails, but rather that they can turn the world into Kafkaesque hell.

There are certain occurrences that make you stand before yourself and ask yourself, what is […]