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Poland: Tribute to the fight of anarchist Kostas Sakkas in Greece

The solidarity banner reads: “Our struggle has no borders. Tribute to Kostas.”

On the night of 15th to 16th of July 2013 we placed a banner in the city of Toruń, in solidarity with anarchist Kostas Sakkas in Greece.

Kostas was arrested in December 2010. Early summer of 2012, he had already spent 18 […]

Athens: Anarchist Kostas Sakkas was ordered released from prison – 30,000 euro must be raised for his bail

On Thursday, July 11th, 2013 a council of appellate judges decided to grant the release of anarchist Kostas Sakkas. The comrade completed 38 days of hunger strike, and is still in the Nikaia hospital.

The restrictive conditions imposed are: – a monetary bail of 30,000 euros (he must pay this amount to walk out of prison), […]

Spain: Update on the situation of the 5 prisoners of Sabadell (Barcelona)


Last week, the 5 anarchists arrested in the province of Barcelona were dispersed to various prisons. Up to this point, they were held in the prison of Soto del Real (Madrid) under pre-trial detention due to “flight risk” and within the FIES3 isolation regime, as ordered by judge Pedraz, […]

Greece: Text of imprisoned anarchist Panagiotis Argirou

As has been known, in the first days of January 2013, I suffered a serious head injury after an accident. What followed were two successive head surgeries and a three-month stay in various hospitals. Of course, for some time now, I have escaped danger and I’m on the mend, awaiting a final restoration surgery on […]

Exarchia, Athens: Benefit event for imprisoned comrades

Rebetiko revelry of financial aid to imprisoned fighters

Live music, food and drinks Sunday, June 9th by 13.00, at the squatted social centre VOX, Exarchia

‘We support the prisoners in struggle morally, politically, materially’ Athens assembly of the Solidarity Fund for imprisoned and persecuted fighters



Santiago, $hile: Benefit party for anarchist prisoners

Benefit event in solidarity to the imprisoned comrades in Temuco, and for the surgery of CCF member Panagiotis Argirou (prisoner in Greece)

Saturday, June 1st from 22.00 at the anarchist counter-cultural and social centre Libereco, on 345, Arzobispo Valdivieso (metro Cementerios), Recoleta community, Santiago

June 1st marks the third anniversary of the explosion that left comrade Luciano […]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Benefit gig for the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire comrades

Live concert for financially supporting the CCF comrade Panagiotis Argirou, who will soon need another surgery.

Saturday, May 25th, 2013 at 22.00 in Asteroskopeio, Thessaloniki.

Anarchist hangout Nadir

Contra Info note: Recall the grave injury and hospitalization of imprisoned anarchist Panagiotis Argirou (e.g. see here). The CCF member will soon need to undergo another special […]

Barcelona: 2013 Expo/Auction for supporting prisoners in struggle

The exhibition/auction for supporting prisoners is an initiative with which we intend to aid all those behind bars through our paintings, drawings or other forms of expression, as much as we wish the extermination of any type of prison.

We are not artists, nor do we like to commodify our ideas. This is an activity that […]

Melbourne, Australia: Antifascist fund-raiser in support of Rocinante anarcho-syndicalist initiative

RIOT DOG is an ALL AGES antifascist fund-raiser, in support of our Greek anarchist mates Rocinante that are part of a movement fighting Golden Dawn.

Golden Dawn have unleashed a wave of terror and violence in the streets in every major city and region in Greece; they are a fascist group targeting immigrants, activists, and the […]

UK: Greek anarchist prisoner and squat benefit gig in Nottingham

“Let’s not give free reign to our jailers, strike the tiger’s heart every day, in every way, according to our differences, against the sadness and solitude of our cells of confinement.” —Os Cangaceiros

Our Solidarity Is Non-Negotiable

Doors kicked in at the early hours of the morning by armed thugs, fascists roaming the streets for migrants, systematic […]

London: Benefit event for opening solidarity fund to support imprisoned comrades

We are pleased to invite you and your friends to our Popular Revelry! Please feel free to spread the word and come along to whoop it up! We’d also like to ask you for your understanding to respect the fact that we do not wish this event to be republished on social networks such as […]

Wuppertal, Germany: Benefit concert for ABC Belarus

Saturday, April 6th, at 20.00, in the Autonomous Centre Wuppertal

For more information about the anarchist prisoners and the ABC in Belarus:


Paris: Call for solidarity gathering ahead of the appeal trial of Ibrahim El Louar

On January 18th, 2013, the Évry court sentenced Ibrahim El Louar to two year imprisonment and imposed him a fine of 1,200 euros for damages to cops. He is accused of participation in the escape of five persons from the Palaiseau detention centre for migrants on December 16th, 2012.

Ibrahim was finally able to appeal this […]

London: ‘Greek Solidarity Night’ & Belarus ABC Infotalk this week

Click on photo to read details on the Belarusian ABC Infotour 2013

Events at Eileen House, 80-94 Newington Causeway, Elephant & Castle, SE1 6EF. Or, if we are evicted, then Library St Community Centre, 44-50 Lancaster Street.

Wednesday, March 6th, 8pm: ‘Greek Solidarity Night’

Talk & discussion on insurrectionary activity in Greece such as Conspiracy […]

France: From one prison to another

On December 16th, 2012 five people tried to get away from the Massy-Palaiseau detention centre. Four would make it but the fifth person, Ibrahim, was caught by the police that beat him up. He was taken into custody, held for two days and then brought before a judge, accused of having […]

Germany: Benefit gig for squats in Athens

On January 25th, 2013 in Witzenhausen, Germany, we organized a concert featuring the band Guts Pie Earshot in solidarity with squats under attack across Greece. We placed a banner in our self-managed student club which read: You can’t evict an idea. Hands off all squats. Solidarity to Villa Amalias, Skaramaga and […]

Mexico: Anarchist Mario López released from pretrial detention

On December 29th, at about 1am, our comrade Mario López ‘Tripa’ hit the streets again. With the help of solidarians, Mario paid the bail that was set for his release, so he will now await trial in ‘freedom’.

Thanks so much to all those who, one way or another, have supported this struggle. We still need […]

Athens: Benefit gig for Indymedia Athens – Saturday, December 1st

11 years of Indymedia Athens

11 years of self-organized anti-commercial counter-information

We overthrow the communication structures of the existent to open the way to a new society

On Saturday, December 1st, by 20.30pm, a DIY live concert will be held in the Polytechnic School (entrance from Stournari Street, Athens) […]

Athens: Party for the financial support of our comrade who is facing serious health conditions

The lazy are slaughtered, the world grows industrious./ The ugly are slaughtered, the world grows beautiful./ The fools are slaughtered, the world grows wise./ The sick are slaughtered, the world grows healthy./ The old are slaughtered, the world grows young./ The sad are slaughtered, the world grows cheerful./ The enemies are […]

[USA] Who are these Riseup birds?

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Brussels: ‘You Were Waiting For Us – Here We Are’

Soiree of financial aid to antifascists in Greece who were arrested and tortured by the police after a clash with militias of the Golden Dawn (30/9). Vegan meals – Free price

Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at 20.00pm (local time) at the Bokal Royal in Brussels (Belgium)

Search for the 7 Dwarfs! 123 Rue […]

Berlin: Call for solidarity with the antifascist fight in Greece

Events come thick and fast these days in Greece. While the attacks on immigrants, their houses and shops are still going on, the last months showed more and more antifascist activities like manifestations, leaflet distribution and direct answers. Last week, the state power showed once again on which side it stands.

In […]

Athens, Free radio 98FM: Party of financial aid – September 21st

Although this call concerns a party at a local level, this sort of initiative can give an example of self-organization, especially in what concerns free radio stations and necessary infrastructure:

After years of self-improvement, ‘Radiozones of Subversive Expression’ (broadcasting on both 93.8fm and 98.0fm) aspire to advance our technical level concerning sound quality, audio recording, live […]

North America: Combustion Books now free to anarchist prisoners

Combustion Books, an anarchist publishing collective based out of New York City, announced that they are making everything they publish or distribute (like titles from Strangers in a Tangled Wilderness) available for free to anarchist prisoners in North America. Get the details here.

All profits received from “These Burning Streets” will be passed along to imprisoned […]

USA: Happy Birthday to Anarchist news dot org

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