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Athens: Reportback from demonstration in Exarchia (January 14th)

(flyer from the demo:) “Alerta antipatriota / We do not forget Shahzad Luqman / The only language I’ve learned well: to fight with rage for freedom / Neither natives nor foreigners; fatherlandless & rebels”

On Saturday evening, January 14th 2017, some fifty people participated in the demonstration on the streets of Exarhia called […]

Exarchia: One Year Themistokleous 58 Squat

ONE YEAR THEMISTOKLEOUS 58 SQUAT

On January 10th 2017, Themistokleous 58 Squat in Exarchia completed one year of activity. During this year our squat took a series of initiatives towards intensifying social war, and participated in numerous actions in support of projects and individuals targeted by repression of all authority.

We have put forward internationalist […]

Berlin: Info and discussion event about anarchist struggle in Exarchia and Rigaer Straße

On the 6th of december, again a massive confrontation between anarchists and the police took place in the Athens district of Exarchia. Today, the area around the central square, the „platia“, is a no-go-area for state-servants in uniform. We want to present and discuss some waypoints of this developement. How do people handle that vacuum […]

Athens: Bulldozer of DEI electricity company torched in Exarchia

In the early hours of December 2nd 2016, on the corner of Akadimias and Themistokleous St. a bulldozer at the service of DEI electricity company couldn’t take it anymore and decided to give an end to its automatized routine. Before its self-immolation the poor machine reportedly said:

“Solidarity with the comrades Siao, Hodey and Maya, […]

[Athens Polytechnic, December 10th] Discussion with comrades from Berlin

From the struggle at Rigaer Strasse (Berlin) to the mobilizations against the G20 (Hamburg)

This summer Berlin was the center of a showdown between the police and the remaining parts of what once was a squatting movement. The reason behind was the attempted eviction of the squatted parts of the housing project Rigaer94. Rigaer94 is […]

Athens: Banner drop against DAPL in Exarchia Square

“From Standing Rock to Greece: throw back the tear gas, choke the police – Against the pipeline in Dakota”

In the afternoon of November 24th 2016, we dropped a banner in Exarchia Square against the Dakota Access Pipeline, currently under construction in the US. This oil pipeline runs a distance of nearly 1,172 […]

Exarchia, Athens: Banner drop in solidarity with Kara Wild

The banner reads: “Freedom for Kara Wild, anarchist incarcerated in France”

On May 18th 2016 in Paris, in the context of combative protests against the new labor law, a patrol car of the French police was smashed and burned down. A week later, on May 26th, Kara Wild, an anarchist trans woman from the US […]

[US prisons] Sean Swain: Greece and the Dignity of Rebellion

Below is a statement that longterm anarchist prisoner Sean Swain sent for the presentation by comrades from Bloomington ABC on November 23rd 2016 at Gini building of the Athens Polytechnic School in Exarchia, Athens. The comrade’s words were read out loud in English and Greek, and printouts of his text were shared during the discussion […]

Exarchia: Flyposting for anarchist Sean Swain, incarcerated in US prisons

Constantly inspired by Sean’s words and his stance against prisoncrats, constantly feeling the warmth of his rebellion, on November 21st 2016 we pasted posters in the neighborhood of Exarchia (downtown Athens) that read:

“And we attack, wherever we are, whatever our situation, until we get the world we deserve. We’re not going to vote them […]

[Athens Polytechnic, November 23rd] Against Prison Society: Discussion with comrades from Bloomington ABC

Discussion about the struggle against prison society in the US with comrades from Bloomington Anarchist Black Cross (Indiana)

Wednesday November 23rd at 20:00, Gini building Athens Polytechnic School (entrance from Stournari St.), Exarchia

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Exarchia: Benefit party at Themistokleous 58 Squat – November 13th

Athens: Car belonging to a fascist smashed up in Exarchia

On Wednesday noon November 9th 2016, at the junction of Tositsa and Bouboulinas St. in Exarchia, a white Volkswagen with the liscense plate IZY 5183 was spotted having on display the nazi newspaper Empros on the inside of the front windshield. A group of comrades mobilized fast and smashed up the vehicle.

We send isurrectionary […]

Athens: Responsibility claim for participation in street clashes on October 19th

During the night of Wednesday October 19th we took part, alongside many other groups and individualities, in the street clashes around the Polytechnic in Exarchia, that lasted for several hours with constant attacks with molotovs, stones and fireworks against antiriot police squads.

Street clashes, in any of their forms (exiting university premises through incendiary means, […]

Athens: Incendiary solidarity with the comrades of the PDI case in Chile

The night between Friday and Saturday 15th of October 2016, some chaotic individualities joined the crowd of rebels that attacked with Molotov cocktails against the scumbags of the anti-riot police (MAT) outside the headquarters of PASOK party on Charilaou Trikoupi St. in Exarchia.

With this small gesture of violence we send our strength to Manuel, […]

[Exarchia] Themistokleous 58 Squat: Graffiti in solidarity with the U$ prison struggle

Fire to the prison society

Strength to the fighting prisoners in the U$

From Greece to America, fire and blast at every prison

Against every type of incarceration, fire to the foundations of civilization

On Saturday evening October 1st, that was proposed by ABC cell as international day of […]

Athens, Greece: Incendiary solidarity with the US prison struggle

In the early hours of Sunday, September 25th, a group of comrades participated in the street clashes erupting at Tositsa St., outside the Polytechnic, in Exarchia, Athens.

We attacked with molotovs and stones against the cops, not only for what they are -puppets of the State- but also to send strength and solidarity to those […]

Greece: Solidarity with the U.$. prison struggle from Themistokleous 58 Squat

From the wing 58 of this open air prison called Athens we send our warmest greetings to the U.$. prison rebels and all those taking action in solidarity with them around the globe. We understand your fight to end prison slavery as a call to end prison society as a whole. We understand mass imprisonment […]

Greece: Solidarity with prison rebels against slavery & white supremacy in America and beyond

On August 4th 2016, an info event was held at Themistokleous 58 squat in Exarchia (Athens), with the participation of Contra Info translation counter-info network and ABC Solidarity Cell, where a comrade from Portland ABC discussed details about the US wide mobilization against prison slavery and white supremacy on the 45th anniversary of the Attica […]

Exarchia, Aug. 4th: Against Prison Slavery info event, with a comrade from Portland ABC, at Themistokleous 58 squat

AGAINST PRISON SLAVERY | CONTRA LA ESCLAVITUD CARCELARIA | ΕΝΑΝΤΙΑ ΣΤΗ ΣΚΛΑΒΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΦΥΛΑΚΗΣ

On September 9th 1971, prisoners took over and shut down Attica, New York State’s most notorious hellhole. On September 9th 2016, prisoners in struggle will launch work stoppages and other actions to shut down prisons all across […]

Exarchia: Info event with a comrade from London – Athens Polytechnic School 07/07

London: Resistance against Immigration Raids & Perspectives of Rebellion

DISCUSSION | Thursday July 7th at 20:00, Gini building Athens Polytechnic School (entrance from Stournari St.), Exarchia

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Exarchia, Athens: Statement by Kleous 96

Received June 29th: On June 8th 2016, we occupied a building on 96 Themistokleous Street in Exarchia with the aim of building a community based political space. As a diverse group with a variety of backgrounds we were aware that although we had many common goals and the same political strategy, we disagreed on tactics […]

Athens: Kleous 96 squat in Exarchia raided by cops; 3 arrested; house re-squatted

“Hands Off Kleous 96 Squat – Immediate Release of the 3 Arrestees”; banner on Alexandras Avenue during gathering outside GADA (Athens police headquarters) in solidarity with the 3 arrested squatters

A privately-owned building located on 96, Themistokleous Street in the neighbourhood of Exarchia was squatted just a few days ago.

On June 14th 2016, […]

Athens: A brief announcement from Cat’s spirit squat in Exarchia

Since April 21st 2016, we have occupied an abandoned private house on 119, Zoodochou Pigis Street. It’s Cat’s spirit, where we want to have a base for anarchist people, especially new people arriving in Exarchia. The plan is to create an open space for both anarchists and refugee activists, but also for people in emergency […]

Athens: Triple arson attack in the city centre

The last days of May, in the centre of Athens, we torched two ATMs of Alpha Bank, as well as an excavator used for the metro line extension in the area of Exarchia.

We perceive the State’s effort to upgrade the control and disciplining mechanism as a way of establishing a consumerist and […]

Exarchia, Athens: Gathering in solidarity with the Occupied Gini Building – June 1st from 9am

SOLIDARITY AMONG THE OPPRESSED

On Tuesday morning 31/5/2016 an employee of the Athens Polytechnic School (NTUA) showed up at the entrance of the Occupied Gini Building in order to deliver an announcement of the Rectorate, thus making official the threats of eviction that had already been addressed verbally to us over the last period, […]