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[Greek prisons] Text of five imprisoned anarchists for Black December

Delegation, frustration and the internalisation of inaction are characteristics that gain more and more ground in the world of struggle in its totality. And this is something that cannot be hidden within our milieu either. Although the occasions that arise are many, we feel social peace dominating and increasingly fending off CONFLICT that could shake […]

Greek prisons: The 8 anarchists from the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK) terminated their hunger strike

On April 18th 2015, the eight anarchist prisoners of DAK Antonis Stamboulos, Giorgos Karagiannidis, Fivos Harisis, Argyris Ntalios, Grigoris Sarafoudis, Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos, Dimitris Politis and Yannis Michailidis announced the end of their hunger strike, considering that a significant portion of their demands were partially fulfilled after the new prison reform bill was passed by parliament:

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Piraeus: Giorgos Karagiannidis, on hunger strike since 2/3, currently hospitalised

insurrection inside and outside the prison walls

On April 12th, anarchist prisoner on hunger strike Giorgos Karagiannidis, participant in the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK), was transferred from Koridallos prison to the General State Hospital of Nikaia in Piraeus.

The comrade has now lost 19% of his initial body weight and presents with symptoms such […]

Greek prisons: Words from 8 hunger strikers of the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK)

Banner drop at a shopping mall in Thessaloniki, Greece (April 9th 2015): “Victory to the struggle of the hunger strikers – since 2/3. Fire and arson to all the prison cells (A)”

Below is an excerpt from an open letter released in the small hours of April 11th 2015 by hunger strikers of the […]

Greek prisons: Medical report about 8 anarchist hunger strikers, participants in the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK)

Eight anarchist prisoners of the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK) are still on hunger strike in different hospitals and Greek prisons, demanding the abolition of type C maximum security prisons; abolition of the antiterrorist legislation (articles 187 and 187A); abolition of the anti-hoodie law; abolition of forcible taking of DNA samples, abolition of analysis of […]

Greek prisons: Hunger strike statement by the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (issued 2/3/2015)

A total of nine participants in DAK are currently on hunger strike: the imprisoned anarchists Antonis Stamboulos, Tasos Theofilou, Giorgos Karagianidis, Fivos Harisis, Argyris Ntalios (since March 2nd), Grigoris Sarafoudis (since March 9th), Dimitris Politis, Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos (since March 16th), and Yannis Michailidis (since March 23rd).

Below is their joint statement issued 2/3/2015.

Greek prisons: Combative prisoners on collective hunger strike as of March 2nd 2015

On March 2nd 2015, combative prisoners launched a hunger strike in various Greek prisons. Their main demands are: the abolition of Article 187 (criminal organisation) and Article 187A (terrorist organisation) of the Greek Penal Code; of the “hoodie law” (acts committed with concealed physical characteristics); of the legal framework for type C prisons; of the […]

Greece: Text by anarchist Stella Antoniou after her detention in Thessaloniki

On July 14th, I traveled from Athens to Thessaloniki to stay there until the 16th of July, when I planned to return to Athens; personally, when I got bail conditions, I was not banned from exiting Attica.

There I was hosted by a couple of comrades. Thanos Chatziaggelou, who is one of the comrades that hosted […]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Bank branches attacked

On Thursday, February 20th we took advantage of street traffic, and attacked two bank branches (the Hellenic Postbank, and the National Bank) at the junction of Tsimiski and Pavlou Mela streets, smashing their glass facades and ATMs.

This action is dedicated to: Tasos Theofilou, who was sentenced to 25 years imprisonment; Alexandros Mitroussias and Giorgos Karagiannidis, […]

Athens, Greece: Statement of ten anarchists from the 4th wing of Koridallos prison (26.1.2014)

We are forced once again to talk about things which should be obvious, hoping and wanting this to be the last time we do so. We refer to two texts published on Monday night, January 20th, on ‘Inter Arma’, one by Gerasimos Tsakalos and another by people in solidarity with the CCF; both […]

Athens: Update on CCF comrades from Koridallos men’s prison

Today, January 20th, 2014, 6 comrades of the Conspiracy* were called to appear before the prison prosecutor, who imposed disciplinary sanction against them after prisoners from the 4th wing released a text which pointed them** out as culpable for the beating of another inmate, as she told them, and after the prison staff […]

Koridallos prisons: Anarchist prisoner Yannis Naxakis beaten and hospitalized

Today, Sunday 5/1 at 18.30, outside the A wing, our anarchist comrade Yannis Naxakis was ambushed and beaten up by at least 5 members of the CCF, who were holding stakes. The comrade has been transferred to a hospital outside the prison.

Babis Tsilianidis Yannis Michailidis Tasos Theofilou Dimitris Politis Fivos Harisis Argyris Ntalios Giorgos Karagiannidis […]

Athens: Anarchist prisoners stopped the hunger and thirst strike in Koridallos

Late Sunday night, December 15, 2013 the hunger and thirst strike of 7 anarchists incarcerated in Koridallos prison came to an end. Grigoris Sarafoudis, Babis Tsilianidis, Giorgos Karagiannidis, Fivos Harisis, Argyris Ntalios, Yannis Michailidis and Dimitris Politis are in good health, and announced they have accepted to be moved to the 4th wing, where comrade […]

Greek prisons: Seven captive anarchists on hunger and thirst strike in Koridallos

Previous updates.

Anarchist demonstration at Koridallos prisons, in Athens, on the night of December 14:

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As of Sunday, December 15, 2013 seven anarchist prisoners are on hunger and thirst strike at Koridallos.

Specifically, Fivos Harisis, Argyris Ntalios, Yannis Michailidis, Dimitris Politis and Giorgos Karagiannidis find themselves on hunger and thirst strike already since the 13th of December, Babis […]

Greek prisons: Anarchist prisoners on hunger and thirst strike in Koridallos

As of Friday, December 13, 2013 anarchist prisoners Fivos Harisis, Argyris Ntalios, Yannis Michailidis, Dimitris Politis and Giorgos Karagiannidis are on hunger and thirst strike after their disciplinary transfer for assaulting a jailer —read their open letter here.

Currently the five of them are isolated in the disciplinary section of the 3rd wing in […]

Greek prisons: Text by anarchist prisoners Alexandros Mitroussias and Giorgos Karagiannidis

freedom for all

‘For sure, contradiction holds lead in our detractors’ criticism. Thus, the alleged “defeat” of claiming responsibility is used at the same time by innocent imprisoned anarchists, and solidarians of theirs, as main alibi for proving that they are not associated with what cops accuse them of (take the trial for the […]

Athens: New trial against the anarchist revolutionary organization Conspiracy of Cells of Fire

On the 5th of April 2013 begins yet another court-martial inside the women’s prisons in Koridallos on the case of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (recall that already a third CCF trial is underway on the incendiary package mailings, etc.).

This new proceeding deals with the 250 bombings and arsons of the organization (among others, […]

Greek prisons: Solidarity to hunger striker Spyros Dravilas, incarcerated in Domokos

‘All my life, I’ve never learned how to bow my head or to swallow injustice. So, starting from Monday, February 4th, I conduct a hunger strike until my struggle is vindicated and my stolen right to days of leave from prison is given back to me, so as to reclaim a breath of freedom which […]

Koridallos prisons: Text in solidarity with Savvas Xiros

December 7th, 2012

On December 18th, 2012 the Piraeus court will examine the appeal/motion which was filed by Savvas Xiros, who requests anew his release from prison on health grounds and home hospitalization.

His health condition presents multifactorial symptoms, from his eyes (he is practically blind), ears (he is almost deaf), circulatory system (he suffers […]

Athens: Reportback from demo in solidarity with the R.O. Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and all anarchists accused in the same case

SOLIDARITY WITH THE IMPRISONED FIGHTERS (Α)

On Friday evening, October 12th, a demonstration was held in downtown Athens in solidarity with the imprisoned members of the R.O. Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and the other ten anarchist comrades accused in the same case, under the new trial which began on October 8th. The […]

Athens: Statement of the nine members of the R.O. Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and Theofilos Mavropoulos in the first session of the new CCF case trial

October 8th, 2012: Konstantinos Papadopoulos and comrades Stella Antoniou, Giorgos Karagiannidis, Alexandros Mitroussias and Kostas Sakkas attended the first hearing of the new CCF case trial. At the start of the process, the nine members of the R.O. CCF and anarchist Theofilos Mavropoulos left the courtroom and were taken back to prison cells, […]

Athens: End of the 2nd ‘Halandri case’ trial – New CCF case trial in Koridallos prisons’ court underway

Solidarity with the members of the R.O. Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and those prosecuted for the same case

On October 2nd, 2012, in the last session of the 2nd ‘Halandri case’ trial (with all four defendants absent from the courtroom), Damiano Bolano, Michalis Nikolopoulos and Giorgos Nikolopoulos were each sentenced to 7 years’ […]

Greek prisons: On the occasion of recent events in Trikala prison

In mid July we heard from the TV news bulletins that the police have arrested three correctional officers in Trikala prison on charges of importing drugs and other hard-to-find staples into prison. We are shocked by the lack of esprit de corps in the police force and particularly those police officers that cynically […]

Greece: Text by prisoners in Larissa in solidarity with the imprisoned anarchist Babis Tsilianidis, who faces new court case

Banner in Thessaloniki: SOLIDARITY WITH ANARCHIST B.TSILIANIDIS – Trial 18/7 at 9am

[ Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 ]

In the past three years, several anarchists are held in Greek prisons and even more are under a judicial hostage, as a consequence of the escalating anarchist revolutionary violence that stepped up during this period.

Faced with an […]

Greece: Freedom for anarchist André Mazurek, 3.5 years imprisoned after a frame-up trial

André was one of the thousands of rebellious participants in the December ’08 uprising. The date of his appeal trial is approaching.

Monday, 11th of June 2012, Court of Appeals, Loukareos Street, Athens Call for morning gathering in solidarity with André, last prisoner of the December ’08 uprising

Here Andrzej himself presents a number of circumstances that […]