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Greece: Spyros Stratoulis released from prison

On June 2nd 2015, Spyros Stratoulis was granted release after serving 23 years in prison.

Stratoulis was incarcerated in 1992. In recent years, he developed comradely and friendly relations with antiauthoritarian individuals, both inside and outside the walls. After a long history of struggles on the inside, Stratoulis was finally able to walk free.

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Greek prisons: Anarchist prisoner Yannis Michailidis on hunger strike

On March 23rd, anarchist prisoner Yannis Michailidis, participant in the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK), started hunger strike.

Below is the comrade’s statement:

Today, Monday March 23rd, I join the hunger strike in order to counterattack the ever-intensifying repressive campaign of the State against the anarchist milieu and against every resistor in general. I am […]

Greece: Decision of judicial council on the case of imprisoned ex hunger striker Spyros Stratoulis

Volcanoes erupt from below.

Spyros Stratoulis was acquitted of the felony charge regarding his involvement in an alleged criminal organization, thus he is allowed to receive days of leave from prison again.

Hold strong, Spyros, until freedom.

Athens, Greece: Responsibility claim for arson barrage

SOLIDARITY TO SPYROS STRATOULIS

We take responsibility for the 3-day barrage of arsons and destructions on structures of the State and capitalism, from the 8th to the 10th of January, as a token of solidarity with the hunger striker Spyros Stratoulis. We attacked the following:

– One van of the Hellenic Post (ELTA) and […]

Greece: New Year’s Eve at Larissa prison, where hunger striker Spyros Stratoulis is incarcerated

Solidarity with all political prisoners, solidarity with Spyros Stratoulis… until the destruction of the last prison!

Greek prisons: Ergün Mustafa, Rami Syrianos and Michalis Ramadanoglou quit their hunger strike, respecting the wish of Spyros Stratoulis

Banner in the city of Kavala: “Strength and solidarity to comrade hunger striker (since 11.11.2013) S.Stratoulis”

On December 31st, 2013 imprisoned comrades Ergün Mustafa, Rami Syrianos and Michalis Ramadanoglou, who conducted hunger strike since late November in solidarity with prisoner in struggle Spyros Stratoulis, stopped their abstention from eating following this open letter:

Today […]

Veria, Northern Greece: Action for the four hunger strikers in prison

Banner drop in Rethymnon, Crete: “No prosecution against hunger striker S.Stratoulis”

Banner drop in Peristeri, Athens: “Strength and courage to S.Stratoulis, hunger striker as of 11/11”

During the holidays, we chose to celebrate in our own way, throwing paint on two central bank branches in Veria and painting slogans in solidarity with Spyros […]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Responsibility claim for incendiary action in solidarity with prisoners in struggle

Last Friday, December 13, 2013 we torched a diplomatic vehicle, as well as a van belonging to the Aristotle University, in Thessaloniki. This action is dedicated to the imprisoned hunger strikers Spyros Stratoulis, Rami Syrianos, Ergün Mustafa, Michalis Ramadanoglou, and the community of anarchist prisoners in Koridallos, Athens, who have shown us a way to […]

Greek prisons: Seven captive anarchists on hunger and thirst strike in Koridallos

Previous updates.

Anarchist demonstration at Koridallos prisons, in Athens, on the night of December 14:

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/81901456[/vimeo]

As of Sunday, December 15, 2013 seven anarchist prisoners are on hunger and thirst strike at Koridallos.

Specifically, Fivos Harisis, Argyris Ntalios, Yannis Michailidis, Dimitris Politis and Giorgos Karagiannidis find themselves on hunger and thirst strike already since the […]

Greek prisons: Anarchist prisoners on hunger and thirst strike in Koridallos

As of Friday, December 13, 2013 anarchist prisoners Fivos Harisis, Argyris Ntalios, Yannis Michailidis, Dimitris Politis and Giorgos Karagiannidis are on hunger and thirst strike after their disciplinary transfer for assaulting a jailer —read their open letter here.

Currently the five of them are isolated in the disciplinary section of the 3rd wing […]

Greece: Sabotage of ATMs in Thessaloniki

On Monday, December 9th, 2013 we carried out a coordinated sabotage of twelve ATMs at bank branches in Thessaloniki. By doing so, we chose to disrupt even for a while the smooth flow of financial transactions in the city, promoting at the same time a continuation of polymorphous struggle in solidarity with comrades […]

Athens: Anarchist solidarity initiative with prisoner Spyros Stratoulis, on hunger strike since 11/11

Banner drop in the town of Agrinio: “Against the vindictiveness of Power – Hunger strike (since 11/11) for life and dignity – Freedom for S.Stratoulis”

Comrade Spyros Stratoulis was incarcerated in Greek prisons at the age of 17, and has been held for nearly 22 years in a peculiar hostage situation. He has fought […]

Greek prisons: Prisoner in struggle Michalis Ramadanoglou went on hunger strike, too, in solidarity with Spyros Stratoulis

I wish to inform you that from November 25th, 2013 I started a hunger strike, and sent a related memo to the ministry, to sympathize with my fellow prisoner, friend, brother and co-fighter Spyros Stratoulis, who is incarcerated in the prison of Larissa. Since November 11th, 2013, he refrains from eating, thus claiming his acquittal […]

Greek prisons: Prisoner in struggle Ergün Mustafa goes on hunger strike in solidarity with Spyros Stratoulis, who is on hunger strike since 11/11

(anarchist demo at Malandrino prison in 2007)

As I mentioned in my previous open letter (here in Greek), I express my solidarity with my brother Spyros Stratoulis, who conducts a hunger strike since November 11th, 2013, and I stand more drastically beside him because today, November 25th, I go on hunger strike to support […]

Greek prisons: Anarchist prisoner Rami Syrianos went on hunger strike in solidarity with Spyros Stratoulis, prisoner on hunger strike since 11/11

On November 11th, 2013 brother Spyros Stratoulis started a hunger strike demanding an end of his prosecution for the case dubbed ‘Criminal Organization Hangouts of Thessaloniki’.

At this point, I could write who Spyros is, I could write about his fighting days throughout two decades of incarceration, his indomitable spirit, his integrity and humanity in […]

Greece: Reportback from the solidarity demo at Larissa prison, in solidarity with hunger striker Spyros Stratoulis

Against the enemies of freedom

Solidarity with S.Stratoulis, on hunger strike since 11/11

On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013, at around 6pm, nearly 200 supporters gathered at the back of the prison in Larissa, where we had visual contact with the cell of comrade Spyros Stratoulis.

Spyros is […]

Greece: Call for solidarity gathering at Larissa prison

“Solidarity with imprisoned comrade S.Stratoulis” (graffiti in the city of Larissa on the 17th of November)

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 at 17.30 (local time)

Gathering outside the prison of Larissa in solidarity with comrade Spyros Stratoulis, on hunger strike since November 11th

In the city of Thessaloniki, the appointment is […]

Greece: Dignified prisoner Spyros Stratoulis on hunger strike since November 11th, 2013

The poster reads:

Solidarity with Spyros Stratoulis, prisoner in struggle for over two decades in the Greek dungeons, who is conducting a hunger strike since November 11th, 2013, demanding a full acquittal from fabricated indictment charges for his alleged membership in a fictitious criminal organization (Thessaloniki, 2012), as well as the […]

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 […]

Greek prisons: On the occasion of recent events in Trikala prison

In mid July we heard from the TV news bulletins that the police have arrested three correctional officers in Trikala prison on charges of importing drugs and other hard-to-find staples into prison. We are shocked by the lack of esprit de corps in the police force and particularly those police officers that […]

Greece: Text by prisoners in Larissa in solidarity with the imprisoned anarchist Babis Tsilianidis, who faces new court case

Banner in Thessaloniki: SOLIDARITY WITH ANARCHIST B.TSILIANIDIS – Trial 18/7 at 9am

[ Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 ]

In the past three years, several anarchists are held in Greek prisons and even more are under a judicial hostage, as a consequence of the escalating anarchist revolutionary violence that stepped up during this period.

Faced […]

Greece: Freedom for anarchist André Mazurek, 3.5 years imprisoned after a frame-up trial

André was one of the thousands of rebellious participants in the December ’08 uprising. The date of his appeal trial is approaching.

Monday, 11th of June 2012, Court of Appeals, Loukareos Street, Athens Call for morning gathering in solidarity with André, last prisoner of the December ’08 uprising

Here Andrzej himself presents a number of […]

Greece: Update on the case of anarchist André Mazurek, prisoner of the December ’08 uprising

Three years later…

Three years after his arrest, the anarchist André Mazurek [of Polish origin] continues to be held in the prisons of the Greek State. The comrade was arrested on December 9th, 2008, in Canningos Square [downtown Athens] during the clashes that followed the murder of Alexandros Grigoropoulos by the cops-assassins Korkoneas and Saraliotis.

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