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Greece: Update on the recently arrested comrades Kostas Sakkas and Marios Seisidis

“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 […]

Greece: Captive comrades Marios Seisidis and Kostas Sakkas to stand trial on August 17th

Banner in the Athens district of Zografou which reads: “Fire to the prison cells! Strength to Sakkas and Seisidis!” (Anarchists expropriated material from the Zografou municipality for the purposes of this banner.)

On August 5th 2016, Kostas Sakkas and Marios Seisidis were brought to the Athens police headquarters and subsequently to the court, where […]

Greece: Call for solidarity gathering at the courthouse in Amfissa

Almost seven years after the Malandrino prison riot, some of the rebellious prisoners stand trial in the town of Amfissa. The poster reads:

When spring began at Malandrino prison…

Thousands of prisoners flourished on rooftops, in dark corridors and fetid wings almost in every prison across Greece’s territory. A spark was enough for them […]

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 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 […]

Greece: Text of Tasos Theofilou from Domokos prison

The following text was written only 24 hours before the magic escape from the prison in Trikala on the 22nd of March 2013.*

Probably it has some interest to comment on the last two attempted escapes from maximum security prisons in Greece: the one with a helicopter from Trikala prison, and the other with […]

Uprising in Greek prisons (2007)

The following post is part of the ‘Recent Past, Present Day‘ counter-information bulletin

What occasioned the uprising in prisons all over Greece was the fact that the anarchist Yannis Dimitrakis was beaten up in the prison of Malandrino on Monday 23rd April 2007. Detainees initially protested about the incident, but the guards confronted them violently […]