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Greece: Statement of Revolutionary Struggle member Nikos Maziotis about the U.S. State Department list of international “terrorists”

In 2009, the anarchist urban guerrilla group Revolutionary Struggle (Epanastatikos Agonas) was designated a “foreign terrorist organization” by the U.S. Department of State, in the aftermath of a rocket propelled grenade attack against the U.S. Embassy in Athens in January 2007.

On April 21, 2015, the State Department issued “terrorist designation” against one of the members […]

Hunger strikes in Greek prisons

A brief chronicle of the past few days:

While the Greek society is watching the post-election fables of the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government in an almost dormant state, incarcerated anarchists and combative prisoners in the galleys of democracy have once again decided to clash with the Power and its laws, using hunger strike […]

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 […]

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: Update on the application of Savvas Xiros

‘Freedom to Savvas Xiros’ —banner raised in Thessaloniki by comrades who organized an initiative in support of Savvas Xiros and called for a solidarity gathering on December 17th

On December 18th, 2012 the appeals court of Piraeus dismissed the umpteenth motion of Savvas Xiros for his release from Koridallos prison on health grounds […]

Koridallos prisons: Text in solidarity with Savvas Xiros

December 7th, 2012

On December 18th, 2012 the Piraeus court will examine the appeal/motion which was filed by Savvas Xiros, who requests anew his release from prison on health grounds and home hospitalization.

His health condition presents multifactorial symptoms, from his eyes (he is practically blind), ears (he is almost deaf), circulatory system (he suffers […]

Greece – Updates on the case of Savvas Xiros: The policy of torture goes on as usual

As already reported, the First Three-Member Misdemeanor Court of Piraeus decided to discontinue the prison sentence of Savvas Xiros for a 5month period (under constant police custody), in order to receive a medical treatment for his serious health problems in his eyes, ears and legs at the AHEPA hospital in Thessaloniki.

Even though the antiterrorist unit […]

Greece: Update on the case of Savvas Xiros

On Thursday, July 19th, the court of Piraeus rejected as unfounded the motion of the chief prosecutor of Piraeus, who sought to change the hospital where Savvas Xiros would be treated.

Savvas has already been transferred into the AHEPA hospital of Thessaloniki, since Wednesday, July 18th, and remains under constant police custody.

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Athens: The Greek judiciary succumbs to the pressure of the terror unit

Savvas Xiros has not yet been transferred to Thessaloniki’s hospital, and remains in the dungeon of Koridallos prisons. The public prosecutor of Piraeus reintroduced the case of Savvas’ motion for a stay of execution of his sentence. The prosecutor now demands that the prisoner will not be treated in a hospital of his own choice—as […]

Athens: Piraeus court decided five months’ hospitalization, under constant police custody, for the imprisoned 17N member Savvas Xiros

On July 5th, 2012 the First Three-Member Misdemeanor Court of Piraeus decided to discontinue the prison sentence of Savvas Xiros only for five months, accepting this time his umpteenth motion for a stay of execution of his sentence so as to be hospitalized at the AHEPA hospital of Thessaloniki. According to the ruling, Savvas will […]

Massive Administration of Substances in Greek prisons —by Savvas Xiros

Introduction

In my new book, extracts of which follow, an outline of the drug command of all prisoners in Greek prisons by cognitive degrading is attempted. My experience I have gained from psychotropic substance administration has proven useful for the writing of this book – “with rape and rape of will” – throughout my 65 day […]