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Genoa, Italy: Telecommunications repeater sabotaged

Ericsson repeater sabotaged in Genoa in solidarity with Greece’s prisoners Pola Roupa and Konstantina Athanasopoulou and the prisoners of operation Scripta Manent. Against the State. Against technology. Against armchair anarchists.

Source: CNA | In Greek

Italy: Incendiary solidarity from Genoa

Genoa: ATM set on fire in solidarity with the prisoners in the AS2 section of Ferrara and with the struggles inside and outside the Greek prisons.

source: informa-azione | french, spanish, greek, portuguese

Italy: Alberto Funaro, convicted of rioting against the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa, was released from prison!

Alberto Funaro was released on probation, after two and a half years in prison for the events in Genoa in 2001, for which 10 people were convicted of devastation and looting by Italian courts.

Marina Cugnaschi and Francesco Puglisi, sentenced in the same case, remain imprisoned.

Vincenzo Vecchi, also convicted in the ‘Genoa 10’ trial, […]

Genoa: Incendiary attack on motorbike of DIGOS cop

Genoa, April 25th, 2014 – An homage to those who have fought and those who still struggle for freedom. We set fire to the private scooter of Pantanella, operator of DIGOS [General Investigations and Special Operations Division]. We’re only sorry that the arson took place near an occupied house; we also tried to avoid causing […]

Italy: Comrades Alfredo Cospito and Nicola Gai sentenced by Genoa court

Genoa, November 12th, 2013: The sentences against Nicola Gai and Alfredo Cospito were announced this morning, in the abbreviated proceeding of first instance for kneecapping Adinolfi, act vindicated by both anarchists in the courtroom during the previous session, on October 30th. The comrades did not attend this hearing.

The sentences are: – 10 years and […]

Genoa, 30 October 2013: First day of trial for Roberto Adinolfi shooting

Alfredo Cospito:

On a splendid May morning I took action, and during those few hours I enjoyed life to the fullest. For once I left fear and self-justification behind, and I ventured toward the unknown. . . .

I want to be very clear: the Olga Cell of the Informal Anarchist Federation/International Revolutionary Front […]

Anarchist prisoner Francesco Puglisi extradited to Italy and locked up in Rebibbia prison

Since Friday the 5th of July, Francesco Puglisi was in the transit section of Rebibbia prison in Rome, “waiting until the dogs of the administration or the Department of Penitentiary Administration decide in which section to put me.” On the 18th of July it was disclosed that the comrade was moved to […]

Spain: Francesco Puglisi, convicted in the ‘Genoa 10’ trial in Italy, was arrested in Catalonia

Anarchist comrade Francesco ‘Jimmy’ Puglisi, who went on the run after being sentenced to 14 years in prison following a trial for ‘devastation and looting’ in regards to the 2001 Genoa revolt, was arrested on the 5th of June 2013 in Barcelona.

Comrades in Spain estimate that he may have been taken to a […]

Italy – October 15 repression: Call for a day of mobilization in solidarity with accused and arrested

April 4, 2013. Nationwide day of mobilization in solidarity with arrested and accused of October 15, 2011

On April 4, first hearing for 25 people accused for destruction and looting and resistance during riots that broke out in Rome on October 15, 2011 will be held. Sixteen other people have been convicted in the […]

Italy: Update on anarchist prisoners Alfredo Cospito and Nicola Gai

On November 21st it was confirmed that Nicola Gai was transferred into the first high security wing (AS1) of San Michele prison in Alessandria, after two months of isolation regime in the prison of Sanremo.

The ban of meeting between Nicola and Alfredo has finally been revoked, and […]

Italy: Imprisoned anarchists Alfredo Cospito and Nicola Gai got transferred

In the morning of November 12th, Alfredo Cospito was transferred from Sanremo hellhole to the prison of Alessandria, while Nicola Gai was still held in solitary confinement in Sanremo. On November 14th, Nicola Gai got transferred to another prison, too (unknown so far). Both comrades are accused of shooting CEO Roberto Adinolfi […]

Italy: Update on imprisoned anarchists Nicola Gai and Alfredo Cospito

October 19th, 2012

Over a month after their arrest, comrades Nicola Gai and Alfredo Cospito remain in solitary confinement, currently in the prison of Sanremo; namely they undergo personal body search and cell search every morning, they are not allowed to contact each other or communicate with other prisoners, they […]

Italy: Letter of Anna Beniamino in solidarity with her comrades Alfredo Cospito and Nicola Gai

September with whomever you want?

On Friday, September 14th, Nicola and Alfredo were arrested –anarchists known for years in Turin and Italy– on charges that are not exactly the lightest: attack with intent of terrorism for the wounding of the CEO of Ansaldo Nucleare, action claimed in May 2012 by Olga Cell […]

Italy: Imprisoned anarchist Nicola Gai and Alfredo Cospito transferred to Sanremo prison

Nicola and Alfredo were transferred to Sanremo prison in Imperia.

New address: Nicola Gai Alfredo Cospito Casa Circondariale, via Armea 144 IT-18038 Sanremo, Imperia

Turin: Update on imprisoned anarchists Nicola Gai and Alfredo Cospito

FIRE TO THE PRISONS

September 18th

Alfredo and Nicola remain in the same prison (‘Le Vallette’ of Turin). It is not yet known if and when they will be transferred to another prison.

In the meantime, they have prohibition of meetings with each other or family members and with other anarchists.

The court hearing […]

Italy, 14/9: Two comrades arrested and charged with attacking Adinolfi

After a long summer during which operations “Ardire”, “Mangiafuoco”, “Ixodidae (Zecca)” and “Thor” were launched, anarchists take first place among the internal enemy that must be sterilized to avoid dangerous and virulent contagion of hostilities and struggle…

A new repressive operation, organized by Genoa’s prosecutor after the kneecapping of Roberto Adinolfi (on May 7th), the […]

Rome: Eleven years after the G8 summit in Genoa, demonstrators were sentenced to prison

According to an initial report on linksunten.indymedia, on July 13th, 2012, the first senate of the Supreme Court of Cassation (the highest court in the Italian judicial system) partially confirmed the harsh verdict against the ten accused activists.

Prosecuted for the street battles against the G8 summit in Genoa in July 2001, two people have […]

Italy: December 2009 arrestees write about their appeal trial on June 28th in Athens–Greece

Communiqué (29/6) by Italian comrades who were arrested during the December 2009 demonstration in Athens:

THE DISTURBERS OF COMMUNAL PEACE

The background On the night of December 6th, 2008, two police officers on patrol in the streets of Exarchia, popular neighbourhood of Athens, shoot to death the 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos. In the following hours, […]

Italy: More updates regarding the ‘operation boldness’; reports on police raids; all prison addresses

The new Inquisition, anarchists hunting

The witch hunt continues!

Just like the inquisitions once, yet this time the victims are not women suspected of witchcraft but anarchists accused of terrorism, word that is very much in vogue for nearly 12 years.

This time, however, the news we receive upset us somewhat […]

Italy: A few updates regarding the ‘operation boldness’

Informa-Azione receives and transmits: June 13th: In the context of the operation ‘ardire’, which resulted to arrest warrants against ten comrades this morning, we’d like to mention the raids in homes of three comrades in Naples and one in Spigno Saturnia (Latina). The ROS carabiniers have seized computers, hard disk, usb pens, cell phones, brochures, […]

Anti-terrorist ‘operation boldness’: Arrests and house searches across Italy

previous related update here

At 4 o’clock in the morning of June 13th, 2012, the carabiniers of the Special Operations Group (Raggruppamento Operativo Speciale, ROS) raided about forty homes, implementing the so-called ‘operation boldness’ (operazione ardire), a crackdown against people from the anarchist movement ordered by Manuela Comodi, public prosecutor of Perugia. According to the […]

Italy: Upcoming NO TAV actions in Genoa

People’s assembly on Thursday, March 8th, at 21.00 in CAP in via Albertazzi 3

Protest demo on Sunday, March 11th, at 18.00 in Piazza De Ferrari & solidarity gathering outside Marassi prisons at 20.00

Carlo Giuliani

We haven’t forgiven the death of Carlo Giuliani; an Italian activist born in 1978, he was one of millions of protesters who participated in the Genoa’s demos against the G8 leaders’ violence. Comrades had witnessed his assassination by Italian riot police’s Carabinieri in 20 July 2001.

After nine years, still no justice is served. Just […]