In the early morning hours of January 5th 2017, two Revolutionary Struggle members, fugitive comrade Pola Roupa and anarchist Konstantina Athanasopoulou were captured at a southern suburb of Athens. Anti-terror cops raided a hideout with Pola and her six-year-old son inside, while Konstantina was arrested in another house nearby.
After being forcibly removed from his […]
NON SERVIAM – I WILL NOT SERVE YOU “Worse than enslavement is getting used to it…”
Life in the modern civilized world comprises false representations, false patterns, and false formalities. Formalities that determine our upbringing within a family, our education, our professional career, our relationships, our emotions, our smiles or tears. Patterns that castrate the […]
Soledad Brothers (from left to right): John Clutchette, George L. Jackson (September 23, 1941 — August 21, 1971) and Fleeta Drumgo
“Gentlemen, the Dragon Will Fly Out” In Support of September 9th Mobilization in US Prisons
“Gentlemen, the dragon will fly out” is a saying attributed to prisoner George Jackson. On August […]
The US prison operation relies heavily on the work of the prisoners themselves, while many prisons have now been privatized. Also, prison labor is being exploited by multinational companies (Honda, McDonald’s, Victoria’s Secret, Starbucks, etc.). Payment that prisoner-workers receive for their labor varies from minimal to nonexistent. Furthermore, surveillance, inhumane conditions of detention, discipline, various […]
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 […]
“Strength to the comrades Sakkas and Seisidis – Nothing is over – The struggle for revolution and Anarchy continues” (paper-banner by Terra Incognita squat in Thessaloniki, Greece)
On August 17th 2016, Kostas Sakkas and Marios Seisidis stood trial in Athens concerning the circumstances of their arrest in Sparta (August 4th).
During the trial, which […]
Below is the statement of Athena Tsakalou (the mother of CCF anarchist prisoners Christos Tsakalos and Gerasimos Tsakalos) which was read out in Koridallos prison court by her defense lawyer in late June 2016, while the CCF escape case trial was still underway.
I haven’t chosen silence, even though it expresses me on […]
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 […]
In the context of June 11th, international day of solidarity with anarchist prisoners, the Assembly of Anarchists for the Solidarity Inside and Outside the Walls pasted large posters across the city of Volos (central Greece).
Click images to read the slogans (in English & Greek).
FROM KORIDALLOS PRISONS IN GREECE, TO THE FIES UNITS […]
April 18th 2016 | Updates via Athens IMC:
Last night, shortly after midnight, the EKAM special suppressive antiterrorist unit and other police forces raided the 1st and the 4th wing of Koridallos men’s prison.
At least 150 cops, along with judicial functionaries and representatives of the justice ministry, conducted raids in the cells of all […]
A few words about the appeal’s trial of 22 anarchists on April 20th 2016
The Conspiracy of Cells of Fire case – the judicial, legal and repressive moves of the State in regard to this anarchist organisation – spreads over a period of 7 years and is still underway.
As of April 20th 2016, after […]
Published March 18th:
These last weeks 8 ATMs were sabotaged by various means (hammer, expanding foam, extinguisher) in the north of Paris.
Instead of complaining alongside social partners (the guards of the revolt), destroy that which destroys us! No need for demos!
The “labour law”, we couldn’t give a shit, we just want to break […]
On March 3rd 2016, the Koridallos prison court sentenced all co-accused in the second trial against Revolutionary Struggle with regard to the attack with a car bomb containing 75kg of explosives against the Bank of Greece’s Supervision Directorate in central Athens on April 10th 2014; the shootout in Monastiraki on July 16th 2014 (when comrade […]
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 […]
On September 24th 2015, Giorgos Petrakakos – wanted for bank robberies – was arrested in the city of Volos together with his life companion Maria Theofilou (who is also the sister of imprisoned anarchist Tasos Theofilou). Both are currently held in Koridallos prisons, Athens.
On October 16th 2015, the second trial against Revolutionary Struggle began […]
The poster reads:
The prison door opens, and now he knows what to do; keep the memory alive, leave no space for oblivion, never forget the comrades left behind, pick up the thread of insurgency from where it was interrupted, pour the poison of insubordination into the reproduction networks of the capitalist society. For lasting […]
TO ALL COMRADES WHOSE ACTS HAVE GIVEN ME MOMENTS OF FREEDOM
“Only in those moments when our tension for freedom encounters with praxis do we really manage to live anarchy, here and now. Unfortunately the dream we carry in our hearts is too great to avoid the risk of finding ourselves up against […]
Below, anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos gives his account of what preceded the assassination of Alexandros Grigoropoulos on December 6th 2008.
Received November 30th 2015:
Requiem for a Journey of No Return
Today, I will begin to speak about what should be imprinted as an authentic testimony of the soul to revolutionary memory. My […]
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 […]
I hate the individual who bends his body under the weight of an unknown power, of some X, of a god.
I hate, I say, all those who, surrendering to others, out of fear, out of resignation, a part of their power as a man, are not only crushed themselves but […]
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 […]