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Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Comrade Sergio Maria Stefani released from prison

On December 20th, 2013 anarchist Sergio Maria Stefani finally walked out of the Italian galleys, having completed 18 months of pretrial detention. Sergio was the last one of the prosecuted in operation ‘Ardire’ that remained incarcerated. As was the case with the rest of his co-accused comrades, he was released under restrictive conditions (regular appearance […]

Spoleto, Italy: About the death of the anarchist comrade Damiano Corrias

With these few lines, we announce the horrible news of the death on September 26th, 2013 of Damiano Corrias, at the age of 31; he was one of the kids from Spoleto arrested on October 23rd, 2007 during the so called Operation Brushwood, accused of terrorism.

Now is not the time for conspiracy theories, or, […]

Perugia – Operation Shadow: Sergio Maria Stefani sentenced to 3 years and 3 months

On the 22nd of October 2013 the court of Perugia issued the first-instance judgment in the so-called operation “Shadow”. The accusatory construct collapsed entirely. However, comrade Sergio Maria Stefani was sentenced to 3 years and 3 months for car theft. All other accused comrades were acquitted because the alleged facts had never occurred.

This time […]

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Stefano Fosco and Elisa Di Bernardo released from pretrial detention

In September 2013 anarchists Stefano Gabriele Fosco and Elisa Di Bernardo, editors of Culmine arrested on June 13, 2012 during operation ‘Ardire,’ walked out of prison upon request for release on expiry of their pretrial detention. Both comrades—just as Giuseppe Lo Turco and Alessandro Settepani, who were released in mid-June 2013—are subject to […]

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Alessandro and Giuseppe released from pretrial detention; Paola and Giulia free from house arrest

Cassa di solidarietà Aracnide (solidarity fund against repression) reports that comrades Alessandro Settepani and Giuseppe Lo Turco were released from Ferrara prison on June 12th, and now have an obligation to stay in Montegabbione (Terni) and Catania (Sicily), respectively, as well as the restrictions of signing in at the nearest police station (for Alessandro […]

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Immediate release of the 5 anarchist prisoners!

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: The Milan prosecutor asked for further extension of the precautionary measures against 5 imprisoned anarchists

The public prosecutor of Milan has requested another six months of pretrial incarceration for Alessandro, Stefano, Sergio, Elisa and Peppe [all incarcerated since June 13th, 2012]. In the prosecutor’s request it is specified that, despite their imprisonment, the comrades continue to communicate with members of the same space outside the prison, and promote ‘solidarity […]

Spain: Update on Gabriel Pombo Da Silva

Anarchist solidarity against Europe of police forces and every authority

On June 13th, 2012, after several different government operations targeting other comrades, the Italian state launched a wave of repression against dozens of anarchists, called ‘operation Ardire,’ consisting of 40 raids, 24 targeted investigations of individuals, and 8 incarcerations. This time, the State wanted […]

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Giulia Marziale released from pretrial detention

After Katia Di Stefano and Paola Iozzi, Giulia Marziale was also released from prison!

The court of review, whose hearing was held on Friday, March 15th, dismissed the council chamber’s ruling on Tuesday morning, March 19th, and thus ordered the release of Giulia and her transfer under house arrest. So, Giulia was able to […]

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Paola Francesca Iozzi released from pretrial detention

Our fire burns for freedom

After Katia Di Stefano, Paola Iozzi was also released from prison!

Currently Paola, who was arrested on June 13th, 2012 in the context of ‘Operation Boldness (Ardire)’, is held under house arrest with all possible restrictions (no visitations, no telephone calls, no internet access, etc.), but at least she […]

Italy: Imprisoned anarchists Alfredo Cospito and Sergio Maria Stefani on hunger strike

As of Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 anarchists Alfredo Cospito and Sergio Maria Stefani, who are incarcerated in the AS2 wing of Alessandria prison, are conducting a hunger strike until communication and visits from their respective companions are granted.

We recall that Alfredo has never been authorized to talk to or […]

Italy: Letter of Stefano Gabriele Fosco and Elisa Di Bernardo about solidarity with Culmine

CULMINE – To all those who love the revolt as a savage bush all their lives from their own roots.

In ‘our’ prison cells, perhaps with unavoidable delay, we receive news, updates, texts and communiqués for actions… We revel in them; these phrases are the lifeblood of us, they open up gold […]

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Katia Di Stefano released from pretrial detention

Informa-azione transmits that an appeals court decided to release Katia Di Stefano from prison. She was arrested on June 13th, 2012 in the context of ‘Operation Boldness (Ardire)’.

However, seven other comrades remain imprisoned in the Italian hellholes awaiting trial on the same case. We must take them all back!

Please continue to send […]

Germany & Italy: Anarchist prisoners conduct hunger strike in solidarity with Marco Camenisch, who is still held in the Swiss dungeons

FREEDOM FOR MARCO CAMENISCH

RadioAzione reports that, as of December 15th, imprisoned comrade Gabriel Pombo Da Silva is on hunger strike in solidarity with anarchist Marco Camenisch, who is facing yet another proceeding starting from scratch regarding his just request for conditional release.

Gabriel will be on strike in the prison of Aachen, Germany, […]

Italy: Contribution from the AS2 wing of Alessandria prison

Informa-azione and RadioAzione have received and disseminated a letter sent by five anarchist prisoners from the second high security section (AS2 wing) in the prison of Alessandria to those in Tolmezzo prison, in response to the solidarity expressed by the latter with them through a prison food abstention, as announced in the communiqué ‘From Tolmezzo […]

Italy: Communiqué of Tomo from ParoleArmate about operation Thor

Federico Buono – editor of Edizioni Cerbero (Cerberus Editions) and among the prosecuted under operation Ardire (Boldness) – announced that he is threatened with further prosecution for ‘subversive association’ under Article 270bis of the Italian Criminal Code since September 1st, 2012, day marked with a new repressive operation called Thor regarding direct actions that took […]

Italy: Note of Anarchaos.org regarding two communiqués by the eight prisoners of ‘Operation Boldness (Ardire)’ against the publication of the Ordinance of remand in custody

We are sorry that the publication of the Ordinance has been a cause for so many polemics. In fact, we did so* on the recommendation of the companion of one woman among the prisoners. We apologize and hope the incident is resolved.

We regret that the only information must be kept […]

Barcelona: Actions for the antirepression call in August

Below are some slogans and a banner that appeared in the metropolitan area of Barcelona in the night of August 10th, in the context of Contra Info call to propaganda actions against repression.

Prisons, detention centres for immigrants (CIE), raids, borders are constructing the European wealth. Neither fascism, nor democracy: Anarchy.

Freedom for […]

Switzerland: Imprisoned anarchist Marco Camenisch conducts hunger strike from August 20th to September 10th

On the 15th of August, friends and supporters of Marco Camenisch announced that the imprisoned comrade will conduct a limited hunger strike from 20/8 until 2/9, in the context of the latest anti-anarchist construct in Italy (‘operation boldness/ardire’), but also because of a series of humiliating harassments in Lenzburg prison every day.

Solidarity group’s contact […]

Italy: Updated contact info for ‘operation boldness’ imprisoned comrades

Get the latest updates here.

Italy: To write to anarchist prisoners of ‘operation boldness’

July 24th, 2012: Currently the eight Italian anarchist prisoners of ‘Operazione Ardire’ (Alessandro Settepani, Sergio Maria Stefani, Katia Di Stefano, Stefano Gabriele Fosco, Elisa Di Bernardo, Giuseppe Lo Turco, Paola Francesca Iozzi, Giulia Marziale) can receive mail ONLY IN ITALIAN, so anyone who wishes to write to the comrades in another language can email […]

Switzerland: Letter of Marco Camenisch about the latest anti-anarchist construct in Italy

Note from ABC Berlin: Anarchist Marco Camenisch, imprisoned in Switzerland, has drafted a first letter regarding the “operation boldness” (operazione ardire). He is one of the accused in this frenzied construct against anarchists in Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Greece. Here follows a translation of Marco’s words (we gave it our best shot):

Brief no.1 about […]

Greece: ‘Chaos just around the corner’ –by the R.O. Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and Theofilos Mavropoulos

CCF — CHAOS JUST AROUND THE CORNER (Italy, Mexico, Greece)

On Wednesday, June 13th, the international anti-anarchist campaign under the name ‘operation boldness’ was set up. The Italian antiterrorism forces of ROS and carabiniers were put under the command of the Inquisitor-prosecutor of Perugia Manuela Comodi, and proceeded to arrest eight anarchist comrades. […]

Switzerland/Germany: Update on Marco Camenisch and Gabriel Pombo Da Silva regarding the Italian ‘operation boldness’

We learn via the International Red Aid that Marco Camenisch and Gabriel Pombo Da Silva—prisoners in Switzerland and Germany, respectively—haven’t yet received any notice whatsoever for additional cautionary measures, international rogatory letters, searches of their prison cells, or anything alike, contrary to what was supposedly ordered by the filmmaker of this repressive machination: the public […]

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 […]