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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] ABC Solidarity Cell: Strength to the anarchist hunger striker Martin Ignačák

Update by AntiFénix: Martin has suspended his hunger strike.

Action at the embassy of the Czech Republic in Athens; the banner reads: “Solidarity with the anarchist hunger striker Martin Ignačák – ABC Solidarity Cell”

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Athens spray-painted: “Freedom to Martin Ignačák – Anarchist Black Cross”

Czech embassy’s […]

[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 […]

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 […]

Athens: Court ordered that anarchist Kostas Sakkas be released on bail

On January 21st, 2014 Kostas Sakkas was granted conditional release. Α monetary bail of 5,000 euros was imposed against him in addition to existing restrictive conditions.

Koridallos prison, Athens: Open letter of Gerasimos Tsakalos concerning attempted charges against Kostas Sakkas in the CCF case (20.1.2014)

Ever since the escape of urban guerrilla fighter Christodoulos Xiros,* the anti-terrorist force, that promotes itself as the police elite of Power, has unleashed a witch-hunt in an attempt to get revenge and restore their wounded prestige.

In parallel, the mainstream media as if they were the exclusive proprietors and manufacturers of truth […]

Germany: At last, Sonja Suder is free!

Having spent more than two years in pretrial detention, 80-year-old Sonja Suder was released on November 12th, 2013 following the court’s decision.

Meeting the prosecutor’s demands, the Frankfurt regional court sentenced her to 3 years and 6 months for involvement in three incendiary attacks in the 1970s. Sonja was acquitted of the raid on the […]

Frankfurt – 12 November 2013: Final day of the trial against Sonja Suder

Organize revolutionary carpooling! Come to support Sonja at sentencing! After more than one year of trial sessions, on the 12th of November 2013 the regional court of Frankfurt (Main) will announce its verdict against Sonja Suder. We wouldn’t miss this moment for anything, and we call for revolutionary carpooling to the court to show […]

Greece: Open letter from ex-prisoner Chrisovalantis Pouziaritis ahead of his appeal trial on 18.10.2013

My name is Chrisovalantis Pouziaritis, and I’m one of those arrested on December 6th, 2009—sad first anniversary of the murder of Alexis Grigoropoulos.

I was caught while walking out of the Thessaloniki university campus. Even though I had nothing incriminating on me (backpack, hood, etc.), two anti-riot squadrons pounced on me and started to […]

Frankfurt – ‘Revolutionary Cells’ trial: Sibylle S. free at last

Sibylle S. (witness not cooperating with authorities) stayed four months in prison under ‘coercive detention’ because she had repeatedly refused to testify as a witness against Sonja Suder. On August 6th, 2013 it finally became evident that her continued detention would not change her unyielding stance, so Sibylle walked out free.

On the other […]

Germany: Solidarity with Sibylle S., Sonja Suder and Christian Gauger

Since September 2012 the trial against Sonja Suder and Christian Gauger is underway at the Frankfurt federal court. In this context, two women are currently imprisoned. Sonja is in custody since September 2011. Sibylle S. was called as a witness in the trial case but firmly denied to give any statements. For this reason, on […]

$hile: Solidarity with the comrades arrested in Temuco on March 28th

Click on image to get the details of yet another police frame-up.

Read more: a, b, c ~ Solidarity blog in Spanish here

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Frankfurt, Germany: Reportback from the ‘Revolutionary Cells’ trial against Christian Gauger and Sonja Suder

See previous summary here.

No more torture minutes and principle-witness lies! Freedom now for Sonja!

We continue our coverage on the trial against our comrades Sonja and Christian in Frankfurt, who are both holding strong, despite being dragged to court already since the 21st of September 2012. The State as usual reveals its vindictive […]

Greece: Notes by imprisoned anarchist communist Anastasios (Tasos) Theofilou

postscripts of a plot

6.9.2012 Eventually we arrive at Domokos (central Greece). I did not know this city because of its notorious katiki cheese but instead because of the homonymous prison. That’s why I’ve always used the feminine article for ‘Domokos’, since prison has a feminine article in Greek; just like I’ve always referred […]

Frankfurt, Germany: Reportback from the ‘Revolutionary Cells’ trial against Sonja Suder and Christian Gauger

The trial against the two radical leftist fighters is underway in Frankfurt. Both are implicated in actions of the Revolutionary Cells (Revolutionäre Zellen, RZ) against nuclear companies, the racist Apartheid regime and urban renewal in late 70s. The charges against them are based on the one hand on forced ‘testimonies’ of a seriously injured person, […]

Russia: Letter from the 26-year-old antifascist Alexey Sutuga, imprisoned in Moscow

26-9/2012

Hello everyone!

Yet another period of our remand imprisonment is approaching its end, but I am certain that we will be kept locked up a few months more, even without any developments whatsoever in the fabricated criminal case against us.

You already know the details of our arrest and the violations connected […]

Chalkida trial: Anarchist comrades Alexandros Kossyvas, Michalis Traikapis, Maria Economou and Venos Polykretis acquitted

On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011, all comrades accused for the bank robbery in Psachna (Evia) were acquitted! We’ll be waiting for related posts on the new site of Act for freedom now! in great anticipation.

A big thanks to all comrades who factually proved what solidarity is all about. We shall continue the anarchist struggle […]

It’s no news that the Greek State prosecutes ‘perpetrators’ of militant social struggles on fabricated evidence

On September 17th, 2010, four people robbed a branch of National Bank of Greece at gunpoint in the town of Psachna on Evia Island (north of Athens). A half hour later, on a motorway road in Panorama area near the island’s capital Chalkida a 27-year-old man, a 28-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman were […]