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[Spanish State]: Communiqué from anarchists Mónica Cabellero and Francisco Solar

Received on March 10th, 2017:

(These words arrived with a delay due to the restrictive communications of the Spanish extermination centers. On March 7th, 2017 Mónica and Francisco were finally released to Chile, where they were greeted with a great deal of media and repressive threats. Finally today, they have returned to the street with […]

[Spanish State] Prison sentence against Francisco Solar and Mónica Caballero reduced to four and a half years

On December 16th 2016, the Supreme Court announced its decision on the appeal filed by the defense of anarchists Francisco Solar and Mónica Caballero, who were each sentenced to 12 years in prison at first instance.

Their sentence was reduced to 4½ years of imprisonment, in addition to 143,317 euros as compensation for damages caused […]

Zaragoza, Spain: Solidarity with the fighters of Hambach forest

From Zaragoza we want to show our support to the comrades recently arrested in Hambach forest (Germany) for the struggle that is happening to save the forests, against an open-pit mine.

More specifically, we send warm greetings to the two comrades from the Spanish State who are incarcerated in Cologne’s prison (Germany), accused of possessing […]

Spain: Month of solidarity (19 November/19 December): 10, 100, 1000 occupied social centres

We understand occupation (squatting) as a tool of fight whose main purpose is far from the idea of shaping recreational places. It is an strategy to fight, theoretically and practically, against property as a key pillar of capitalist democracy. Occupation (squatting) is beyond merely logistic.

It brings partnership among comrades, builds affinity networks and solidarity, […]

[Greece] Solidarity with the anarchists accused of bank robberies in Aachen

Poster & flyer in Greek, spread in Athens & Patras.

SOLIDARITY with the anarchists accused of bank robberies in Germany

In July 2015 a Dutch comrade was arrested at the Greek-Bulgarian border. There was an international warrant against her coming from Germany, where she is suspected to have participated in a bank robbery in Aachen […]

Barcelona: McDonald’s spray-painted in solidarity with US prison strike

In the early hours of September 9th, some anarchists of Barcelona went to McDonald’s on Travessera de Gràcia Street to show our solidarity with the imprisoned comrades on strike in the United States.

A small action with which we intend to manifest that solidarity between the oppressed knows no borders or nations.

We also took […]

Catalonia: Lleida Chamber of Commerce attacked

On Monday June 27th 2016, the Chamber of Commerce in Lleida woke up with the facade paint-bombed and the front door windows smashed, this being a minimum gesture of solidarity with the comrades in Girona* and the continuity of a daily struggle that doesn’t stop in the face of repression or prosecution.

AGAINST REPRESSION, SOLIDARITY […]

Altsasu, Navarre: Banner drop in solidarity with the compañera Lisa, incarcerated in Germany

Prisoners to the street! Freedom for Lisa!

On Sunday July 3rd 2016, we dropped a banner in solidarity with the anarchic comrade Lisa, imprisoned by the Spanish state in collaboration with the German state in order to protect the private property of banks; a facade, as everyone knows, of arms trade and international funding […]

Barcelona: Attack in solidarity with the comrade arrested on April 13th

In the early hours of June 22nd 2016, we decided to break the routine of the city of Barcelona and show our solidarity with the comrade arrested on April 13th, who will soon be extradited to Germany,* by shattering the windows of the offices of FEDA (German business school) with hammers.

The FEDA German dual […]

Barcelona: Deutsche Bank branch sabotaged

On May 21st 2016, we attacked a branch of Deutsche Bank located at Gran de Sant Andreu Street. All windows and the ATM screen were smashed, and slogans were spray-painted demanding the release of the compañera who was arrested on April 13th, accused of robbing a Vatican bank in the German city of Aachen.

We […]

[Portugal] Callout for solidarity with anarchists accused in Aachen bank robbery cases

Solidarity with anarchists arrested during investigation into several bank robberies in Aachen, Germany

Over the past weeks, various persons have been arrested in Spain and the Netherlands under orders of the German criminal police. A person has been extradited to Germany, another is held in the Netherlands. The investigation is related to various bank robberies […]

Lisbon, Portugal: Actions in solidarity with Mónica and Francisco – March 2016

On March 24th 2016, at about 17:30, a gathering was held outside the Consulate General of Spain in Lisbon to protest the parody trial against Mónica Caballero and Francisco Solar, anarchists held captive by the Spanish State since November 2013. The gathering was attended by nearly two dozen antiauthoritarians and anarchists. Texts and […]

Netherlands: Solidarity actions in The Hague with the compañera imprisoned in Spain since April 13th on charges of expropriation

Last Thursday night, June 30th 2016, we carried out actions in solidarity with our comrade who is imprisoned in total isolation in Spain on charges of participation in a bank expropriation in Aachen, Germany two years ago. She is now awaiting extradition to Germany, which will probably happen this week.

In solidarity we spray-painted ‘Freedom […]

Volos, Greece: June 11th flyposting

In the context of June 11th, international day of solidarity with anarchist prisoners, the Assembly of Anarchists for the Solidarity Inside and Outside the Walls pasted large posters across the city of Volos (central Greece).

Click images to read the slogans (in English & Greek).

FROM KORIDALLOS PRISONS IN GREECE, TO THE FIES UNITS […]

Spanish State: Against Democracy

Responding to the callout for an anti-electoral campaign [ahead of Spain’s repeat election on June 26th 2016], we’ve made these posters available for printing.

Let’s attack the democratic normality!

The posters read:

Democracy does not make you free

With your vote you contribute to the perpetuation of a system of misery and domination that every […]

[Spain] Anarchist Gabriel Pombo da Silva released from prison; driven into clandestinity

Gabriel Pombo da Silva has finally been released from prison, but apparently they want him locked up again in 45 days, leaving him with no choice but to go underground.

Gabriel has reaffirmed his anarchist convictions, expressed his gratitude and love to all those who’ve stood by him over the past 30 years, and made […]

[Spanish prisons] Immediate release of Gabriel Pombo da Silva, without further delay!

Let’s not allow the State to keep rebels in its clutches!

There seems to be some light at the end of the tunnel for comrade Gabriel Pombo da Silva, who has spent more than 30 years in Spanish and German prison cells.

He was extradited from Germany to Spain to serve a sentence of 3 […]

Update on Aachen repression

In July 2015 our friend and comrade got arrested at a passport control at the Greek-Bulgarian border. The Europe-wide arrest warrant against her had been issued by the prosecution office of Aachen, Germany, on the 24th of June 2015. In Germany she got locked up under the ‘U-haft‘ (Untersuchungshaft) regime in Cologne because of a […]

Spanish State: Francisco Solar and Mónica Caballero sentenced to 12 years in prison

“Freedom for Mónica & Francisco!” (detail of poster from Iruña/Pamplona)

On March 30th 2016, Refractario reported that anarchists Mónica Caballero and Francisco Solar (imprisoned since November 2013) were each sentenced to 12 years in prison.

The comrades were acquitted of charges of “membership in a terrorist organisation” and “conspiracy”. However, they were sentenced to […]

Lisbon, Portugal: Gathering 24/03 at the Spanish consulate in solidarity with Mónica and Francisco

NEITHER GUILTY NOR INNOCENT

For the State, terrorists are those that endanger its interests. Fed up with this reality of fear, corruption, police abuses, media manipulation, some decide not to give up, and fight. For this they are persecuted.

Thursday 24th March at 17:30 Consulate General of Spain 3, Salitre St., Lisbon

We gather to […]

Asturias: Spanish trains sabotaged in solidarity with Mónica and Francisco

On March 11th 2016, we cut the counterweights along the catenary of Avilés/Xixón rail line in both directions. The cuts were made at the height of the town of Villabona, locality where our comrades Mónica and Francisco are held hostage. These cuts produce a voltage drop on the line forcing a halt to train traffic, […]

Athens, 08.03: Action outside the embassy of Spain in solidarity with Mónica and Francisco

On Tuesday evening, March 8th 2016, we went with banners, flyers and sprays outside the Spanish Embassy in Athens (on Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, in the Makrygianni district) in a minimum display of solidarity with captive comrades Mónica Caballero and Francisco Solar, who stand trial in Madrid.

The banners read: “All laws are terrorism – Freedom […]

Euskal Herria: Postering in solidarity with Mónica Caballero and Francisco Solar

These posters were pasted in various locations of the Basque Country in solidarity with anarchist prisoners Mónica Caballero and Francisco Solar, who are facing trial in Madrid from 8th to 10th March 2016.

Let’s put our minds, hearts and hands to work to give meaning to the word Solidarity.

Now more than ever: tear […]

Video in solidarity with Francisco Solar and Mónica Caballero, held captive by the Spanish State

Informative and agitational video in solidarity with comrades Francisco Solar and Mónica Caballero, imprisoned in Spain since November 13th 2013.

On 8th, 9th, 10th March 2016, Mónica and Francisco will face a trial in which they are looking at 44 years in prison.

Anarchic, Insurgent and Internationalist Solidarity with comrades Francisco and Mónica!

Marseille, France: Nocturnal surprise at the Spanish Consulate

On February 6th 2014, the guardia civil assassinated several dozen migrants who attempted to enter Spain by swimming. On the occasion of this sad anniversary and following the call for solidarity acts sent from Rabat [Morocco’s capital], a few comrades were motivated to express their disagreement with “fortress europe” and their rage against all the […]