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Larissa prison: Banner action in solidarity with the hunger strikers

DAK [Network of Imprisoned Fighters] – 35 Days of Struggle – Victory to the Hunger Strikers

Comrades inside the prison of Larissa raised a banner in solidarity with the hunger strikers who request the abolition of the “hoodie law”, abolition of type C prisons, abolition of antiterrorist laws, delimitation in the use and analysis […]

Larissa, Greece: Antonis Stamboulos, on hunger strike since 2/3, currently hospitalised

On Friday morning, April 3rd, anarchist prisoner on hunger strike Antonis Stamboulos, participant in the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK), was transferred to the hospital in Larissa, where physicians on duty denied his treatment because he refused to take in intravenous drips. Then the hunger striker was moved back to Larissa prison.

The same day, […]

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 […]

Greek prisons: Comrade Antonis Stamboulos suspends hunger and thirst strike

(solidarity banner in Berlin)

On October 11th, Antonis Stamboulos ended his hunger and thirst strike. After almost 5 days of protest, his demand was not met, so he remains incarcerated in Larissa prison. Below is a short excerpt from his latest open letter:

[…] Today, that the messages of solidarity can reach the prison’s […]

Greece: Anarchist Antonis Stamboulos transferred to Larissa prisons

Solidarity banner in the city of Veria, northern Greece: “War on cops, judges, journalists, bosses – Solidarity with anarchist revolutionaries – Strength to anarchist Antonis Stamboulos, who was arrested on October 1st in Athens”

On October 7th, nearly 25 comrades gathered for about an hour outside the prison of Larissa as a small token […]

Greece: Update on the case of imprisoned comrade Vaggelis Koutsibelas

Vaggelis Koutsibelas was sentenced to 15 years in prison at first instance, accused of a string of arsons in the city of Trikala. The heavy indictment against him was based largely on statements of a police informant.

On the 17th of June 2014, the comrade’s case was tried in the second instance at the […]

Greece: Decision of judicial council on the case of imprisoned ex hunger striker Spyros Stratoulis

Volcanoes erupt from below.

Spyros Stratoulis was acquitted of the felony charge regarding his involvement in an alleged criminal organization, thus he is allowed to receive days of leave from prison again.

Hold strong, Spyros, until freedom.

Athens, Greece: Responsibility claim for arson barrage

SOLIDARITY TO SPYROS STRATOULIS

We take responsibility for the 3-day barrage of arsons and destructions on structures of the State and capitalism, from the 8th to the 10th of January, as a token of solidarity with the hunger striker Spyros Stratoulis. We attacked the following:

– One van of the Hellenic Post (ELTA) and […]

Greece: New Year’s Eve at Larissa prison, where hunger striker Spyros Stratoulis is incarcerated

Solidarity with all political prisoners, solidarity with Spyros Stratoulis… until the destruction of the last prison!

Greek prisons: Ergün Mustafa, Rami Syrianos and Michalis Ramadanoglou quit their hunger strike, respecting the wish of Spyros Stratoulis

Banner in the city of Kavala: “Strength and solidarity to comrade hunger striker (since 11.11.2013) S.Stratoulis”

On December 31st, 2013 imprisoned comrades Ergün Mustafa, Rami Syrianos and Michalis Ramadanoglou, who conducted hunger strike since late November in solidarity with prisoner in struggle Spyros Stratoulis, stopped their abstention from eating following this open letter:

Today […]

Athens, Greece: Only one month hospitalization for imprisoned guerrilla fighter Savvas Xiros

“Political act is what really counts, not plain words. There are quite many who use big words, and behave differently behind the scenes doing what they do, and by saying this, I do not mean the politicians—their conduct is well known—, I mean people who generally partake in our milieu, so to speak, and use […]

Athens: Anarchist solidarity initiative with prisoner Spyros Stratoulis, on hunger strike since 11/11

Banner drop in the town of Agrinio: “Against the vindictiveness of Power – Hunger strike (since 11/11) for life and dignity – Freedom for S.Stratoulis”

Comrade Spyros Stratoulis was incarcerated in Greek prisons at the age of 17, and has been held for nearly 22 years in a peculiar hostage situation. He has fought […]

Greek prisons: Prisoner in struggle Michalis Ramadanoglou went on hunger strike, too, in solidarity with Spyros Stratoulis

I wish to inform you that from November 25th, 2013 I started a hunger strike, and sent a related memo to the ministry, to sympathize with my fellow prisoner, friend, brother and co-fighter Spyros Stratoulis, who is incarcerated in the prison of Larissa. Since November 11th, 2013, he refrains from eating, thus claiming his acquittal […]

Greek prisons: Prisoner in struggle Ergün Mustafa goes on hunger strike in solidarity with Spyros Stratoulis, who is on hunger strike since 11/11

(anarchist demo at Malandrino prison in 2007)

As I mentioned in my previous open letter (here in Greek), I express my solidarity with my brother Spyros Stratoulis, who conducts a hunger strike since November 11th, 2013, and I stand more drastically beside him because today, November 25th, I go on hunger strike to support […]

Greek prisons: Anarchist prisoner Rami Syrianos went on hunger strike in solidarity with Spyros Stratoulis, prisoner on hunger strike since 11/11

On November 11th, 2013 brother Spyros Stratoulis started a hunger strike demanding an end of his prosecution for the case dubbed ‘Criminal Organization Hangouts of Thessaloniki’.

At this point, I could write who Spyros is, I could write about his fighting days throughout two decades of incarceration, his indomitable spirit, his integrity and humanity in […]

Greece: Reportback from the solidarity demo at Larissa prison, in solidarity with hunger striker Spyros Stratoulis

Against the enemies of freedom

Solidarity with S.Stratoulis, on hunger strike since 11/11

On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013, at around 6pm, nearly 200 supporters gathered at the back of the prison in Larissa, where we had visual contact with the cell of comrade Spyros Stratoulis.

Spyros is […]

Greece: Call for solidarity gathering at Larissa prison

“Solidarity with imprisoned comrade S.Stratoulis” (graffiti in the city of Larissa on the 17th of November)

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 at 17.30 (local time)

Gathering outside the prison of Larissa in solidarity with comrade Spyros Stratoulis, on hunger strike since November 11th

In the city of Thessaloniki, the appointment is […]

Greece: Dignified prisoner Spyros Stratoulis on hunger strike since November 11th, 2013

The poster reads:

Solidarity with Spyros Stratoulis, prisoner in struggle for over two decades in the Greek dungeons, who is conducting a hunger strike since November 11th, 2013, demanding a full acquittal from fabricated indictment charges for his alleged membership in a fictitious criminal organization (Thessaloniki, 2012), as well as the […]

Greece: Solidarity banner for anarchist Kostas Sakkas from inside the prison in Larissa

June 15th, 2013: Prisoners at the second wing of Larissa men’s prison unfolded this banner that reads: “Solidarity to hunger striker Kostas Sakkas!”

Greece: Anarchist comrade Vaggelis Koutsibelas sentenced to 15 years in prison

The trial against anarchist Vaggelis Koutsibelas started on March 6th, 2013 in the Larissa mixed criminal court. The comrade has been remanded for almost a year, accused of a string of arson attacks that took place in the city of Trikala during March and April 2012.

In the first day of trial, the defense […]

Larissa prisons, Greece: Andrzej Mazurek’s request for conditional release rejected

After the appeal hearing of June 11th, 2012, Andrzej’s prison term was reduced to 8.5 years. Since he had completed already 2/5 of his sentence, he was entitled to release. Nevertheless, in early July 2012 – thanks to comrades from the Redakcja Portalu Baader-Meinhof (raf.espiv.net, Poland) and the Fund of Solidarity and Financial […]

Cardiff, UK: A message of solidarity to prisoners in Greece who have been on strike since the 13th of September

September 25th, 2012

An Open Letter to Striking Prisoners in Greece We, the Red and Black Umbrella Anarchist Social Centre, wish to extend solidarity to the striking prisoners of: Larissa, Trikala, Grevena, Domokos, Malandrino, Komotini, Koridallos, Patras, Corfu, Chios, Nafplion, Diavata and Alikarnassos prisons in Greece; and every rebel that is mobilizing against the inherently […]

Greece: New trial against anarchist revolutionary prisoner Christos Stratigopoulos is scheduled for tomorrow

Banner drop in Lisbon, Portugal, on March 23rd, 2010: ‘Against the Greek State and all prisons – Freedom for Bonanno and Christos’

On July 26th, 2012, a trial will take place in the city of Patras (Western Greece) against anarchist Christos Stratigopoulos, who is accused of robbing a bank on Cephalonia Island that was […]

Greece: A poem by the inmates from the 2nd wing of Larissa men’s prisons dedicated to Lambros-Viktoras Maziotis Roupas, the little son of two members of Revolutionary Struggle

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 For Lambros-Viktoras Maziotis Roupas’ birthday

Born behind prison bars, the visible ones, that hide the heavens

The human guards, the cops and crows, the patrons of quiet sleep were the midwife of yours

You celebrated your first birthday with the shadows cast by steel barriers…

Bourgeois democracy is […]

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 […]