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Santiago: Incendiary sabotage against PROQUIMSA industries

“Life is a journey by parachute, and not what you want to believe. We are falling, falling from our zenith to our nadir, and we leave the air stained with blood to poison those who will come to breathe it tomorrow. Within yourself, outside yourself, you will fall from your highest to lowest point because […]

Greece: Nea Anchialos operation resulted in the death of Spyros Dravilas and the capture of Grigoris Tsironis and Spyros Christodoulou

‘… as of now forever free’ Honour to Spyros Dravilas –Anarchists

On May 29th 2015, during an anti-terrorist operation of the Greek police in the area of Nea Anchialos in Magnesia (in close distance to the city of Volos), Spyros Dravilas fell dead inside a safe house under unverified circumstances. The police […]

Athens: Update on the health condition of CCF member Panagiotis Argirou

On Monday, March 11th, anarchist comrade and Conspiracy of Cells of Fire member Panagiotis Argirou was transferred from the general hospital of Nikaia back to Koridallos prison’s hospital. His transfer was made after the state of his health was much improved.

Panagiotis has now fully recovered from his serious injury and talked with his comrades […]

Greek prisons: Spyros Dravilas has ended his hunger strike

‘Solidarity with Spyros Dravilas, on hunger strike since 4/2 for a breath of freedom’ (banner at Dimarhiou square in the city of Veria)

“[…] Criminal Justice is not blind. If a human identity could be attributed to it, this would be none other than vengefulness. Spyros Dravilas is convicted and serves prison term as […]

Attica: Words of anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos to comrades who gathered in solidarity outside the walls of Avlona youth prison

On the afternoon of Sunday, February 17th, approximately 70 comrades attended the scheduled solidarity gathering in front of Avlona prison, where Nikos Romanos has been locked up since February 11th. Four anti-riot squadrons guarded the prison gates the whole time. Comrades set up a sound system. So, when they managed to have telephone contact with […]

Ghent, Belgium: Solidarity actions during Black February

From the solidarity-info evening for Marco Camenisch, with the Babboo Theatre

Banner drop opposite the main train station in Ghent; it reads: “For (A) Black February – Solidarity with autonomous and liberated spaces worldwide – Solidarity with hunger striker Spyros Dravilas”

“Freedom for all – Reclaim the street – Fight back”; wild […]

Greek prisons: Collective communiqué by 253 prisoners in solidarity with hunger striker Spyros Dravilas

Since Monday, February 4th, prisoner Spyros Dravilas started a hunger strike. He only requests he be granted the days of leave for which he longs for, and to which he is entitled already (just like dozens of other prisoners) because he has served the prison term stipulated by the law in order to get […]

Greek prisons: Solidarity to hunger striker Spyros Dravilas, incarcerated in Domokos

‘All my life, I’ve never learned how to bow my head or to swallow injustice. So, starting from Monday, February 4th, I conduct a hunger strike until my struggle is vindicated and my stolen right to days of leave from prison is given back to me, so as to reclaim a breath of freedom […]

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~ The imprisoned members cell of the R.O. CCF and Theofilos Mavropoulos announced the end of their hunger strike, after their demands were met on 30/4:

May 1st, 2012 ‘A battle has been won, but the war doesn’t end just here yet…’

After 23 days of […]

Greek prisons: Update on comrades’ hunger strikes (ongoing)

Ten comrades conduct hunger strike to date, namely the prisoner Spyros Dravilas, eight of the 9 CCF imprisoned members, as well as the anarchist revolutionary Theofilos Mavropoulos.

you may read previous updates: i, ii, iii

SOLIDARITY WITH THE ARMED GUERRILLAS

Olga Ekonomidou announces beginning of hunger strike as of 30/4:

One […]

Greek prisons: More updates on comrades’ hunger strikes (ongoing)

FREEDOM TO THE REVOLUTIONARY ANARCHIST THEOFILOS MAVROPOULOS (solidarity banner in Eleftherias Square, before the solidarity demonstration to Koridallos prisons, 27/4)

Nine comrades conduct hunger strike to date, namely the prisoner Spyros Dravilas (since 4/4) and the CCF imprisoned members, anarchists Gerasimos Tsakalos, Panagiotis Argirou, Christos Tsakalos (since 8/4), Damiano Bolano, Haris Hadjimihelakis, Giorgos Polidoros […]

Greek prisons: A few updates on comrades’ hunger strikes (ongoing)

Eight comrades are on hunger strike to date. You may read previous short notes here

Update, April 27th In an announcement from Koridallos prisons on their end of hunger strike, the imprisoned anarchists Alexandros Mitroussias, Giorgos Karagiannidis, Kostas Sakkas mention, among others, that ‘we were objectively defeated since none of our requests was met in […]

New York: Brief report from the anarchist rally outside the Greek Consulate in solidarity with imprisoned hunger strikers in Athens

from our brothers and sisters in NYC:

“We were a small but lively group of about 20 Anarchists assembled outside the Greek Consulate yesterday evening (19/4).

We had two banners, and we passed fliers to bring attention to the corrupt matter of the imprisoned political Anarchist hunger strikers and the poor conditions and pre-trial detentions.

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USA: Solidarity rally at Greek Consulate in New York – Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Solidarity Is Praxis Not Just Words rally outside the Greek Consulate (69 East 79th Street) Thursday, April 19th, at 6.30pm (NYC time)

Over the course of the past two weeks, eight imprisoned Greek comrades have declared a hunger strike that has spawned a growing wave of resistance throughout Greece.

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Greek prisons: Short notes on comrades’ hunger strikes and prison food abstentions (ongoing)

April 4th – Hunger strike declaration of Spyros Dravilas (inmate of Domokos prisons, who is currently held in the hospital of Koridallos prisons), titled ‘The State and its institutions get revenge on those who don’t succumb to their system by depriving them of the acquired right of temporary leave’. Authorities deny Spyros Dravilas the temporary […]

Athens: CCF imprisoned members Gerasimos Tsakalos and Panagiotis Argirou declare hunger strike

‘The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction’

Each of us knows that to get his life in his hands, he must refuse the dialogue and the illusions of democracy and come into conflict with the Power, having his knife between his teeth.

From the first moment of our imprisonment, […]