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Athens: Update about the Nea Filadelfeia arrestees

Fight the terrorism of Power

Information about the arrest of five anarchists on Tuesday noon, April 30th, the criminal proceedings against them, and the hunger/thirst strike of comrade Dimitris Hadjivasiliadis.

On Tuesday, April 30th, at around 4pm, anarchists Yannis Naxakis and Grigoris Sarafoudis were arrested on Dekeleias avenue in the district of Nea Filadelfeia, as they were […]

Athens: Oral declaration to the court by Pola Roupa, member of Revolutionary Struggle – October 24th, 2011

Let me begin by commenting on the main accusation against us, that we have founded a ‘terrorist organization,’ by which ‘we were targeting the country’s established constitutional order seeking its overthrow or even its alteration.’ I would like to underline this point. This charge by itself is the biggest proof that this is in fact […]

Athens: Outcome of the trial against anarchists for the occupation of FLASH commercial radio station

After consecutive postponements, the trial for the occupation of Flash radio station which was carried out on January 10th, 2012 in solidarity with all prosecuted for the Revolutionary Struggle case and resulted in mass detentions, took place on March 8th, 2013.

The people charged for the occupation of Flash radio station read a collective political statement […]

Northern Greece: Struggle against the gold-mining projects in the Halkidiki Peninsula

OUR SILENCE… THEIR GOLD: Video of the Open Coordinative of Thessaloniki against the goldmines that was first screened in an event of counter-information at Aristotelous Square in the city of Thessaloniki (April 26, 2012) —press cc button to enable English subtitles (trans. by Contra Info)

Frankfurt, Germany: Reportback from the ‘Revolutionary Cells’ trial against Christian Gauger and Sonja Suder

See previous summary here.

No more torture minutes and principle-witness lies! Freedom now for Sonja!

We continue our coverage on the trial against our comrades Sonja and Christian in Frankfurt, who are both holding strong, despite being dragged to court already since the 21st of September 2012. The State as usual reveals its […]

Melbourne, Australia: Solidarity action for anarchists in Egypt

On the 6th of February, in answer to a worldwide call-out to support anarchists in Egypt facing repression, we gathered outside the Egyptian consulate in Melbourne. A related invitation can be found here. Below are photos from the action.

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Athens: Police raid in Lelas Karagianni squat

The upper banner reads: ‘FASCISM SHALL NOT PASS. NO PASARAN!’ and the other reads: ‘24 YEARS LK37 SQUAT’

On January 15th, at about 12.00pm, cops raided Greece’s oldest anarchist squat, Lelas Karagianni 37. Solidarians and neighbours gathered at Amerikis square and then outside the squat, trying to prevent the eviction.

San Francisco: Greek consulate paint bombed in solidarity with the anarchist squats Villa Amalias and Skaramaga in Athens

Click on photo to read the responsibility claim and call-out for action.

Public statement of Ch.T. on the press and website publications about his person in both Greece and Italy

An offensive news report was widely spread in September 2012 linking ‘suspects’ among others with the 7th of May shooting of Adinolfi, the CEO of Italian nuclear firm Ansaldo Nucleare. Below are some reflections of a comrade on the slanderous mention of his name in the bourgeois Press.

I am writing this text because I continue […]

Athens: Responsibility claim by ‘the lawless ones’ for arson attack on the peace court of Halandri

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

The new period of repression, which was launched with the police raid in Villa Amalias and followed by the invasion in the self-managed hangout of ASOEE, should mark beginning of the end for state terrorism. Samaras, Dendias, Kaminis, you’ll take the first hoods off us only when your own heads will fall. […]

Trikala: A letter from prison

Good evening, comrades, from the D2 wing of the Trikala closed prison.

Autumn 2012 saw a lot of action in this particular wing. In September, we stopped working in our section but also in almost all the prison wards. It was a massive protest, in which all prisoners participated, that resulted in […]

Barcelona: Testimony of Ester Quintana, protester who lost an eye to police brutality on November 14th, 2012

November 29th —press cc button to enable English subtitles Ester Quintana, 42 years old, lost an eye to the impact of a projectile fired by the Mossos d’Esquadra (the Catalan anti-riot police) during the 14N general strike in the city of Barcelona. Her version frontally contradicts the statements of the Catalan minister for Home […]

Italy: Contribution from the AS2 wing of Alessandria prison

Informa-azione and RadioAzione have received and disseminated a letter sent by five anarchist prisoners from the second high security section (AS2 wing) in the prison of Alessandria to those in Tolmezzo prison, in response to the solidarity expressed by the latter with them through a prison food abstention, as announced in the communiqué ‘From Tolmezzo […]

Mexico City: Brief summary of the December 1st protests

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The 1st of December marks the change of federal government every six years, when a new President of Mexico is sworn. The office was won by the ‘imposition’ of Enrique Peña Nieto, a member of the dominating Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). Uniformed scum held a huge military parade in honor of the […]

Athens: Responsibility claim for attack on the State Legal Council headquarters on Akadimias street

International solidarity days with the Revolutionary Struggle

On Friday, November 23rd, at 12pm, we chose to attack the State Legal Council symbolically.

We chose the particular target because of the judiciary’s contribution to the court proceeding against the Revolutionary Struggle. A trial conducted by a special court (an emergency court-martial), where […]

November 24th – December 2nd: Week of action against the gold-mining projects in the Halkidiki Peninsula in northern Greece

The poster reads:

Saturday, November 24th, Thessaloniki: Demo against the golden death

Gathering location: White Tower of Thessaloniki (Lefkos Pyrgos), by 11am

After the demo, there will be an open discussion/assembly for upcoming actions at the Ciné ‘Alexandros’

Counter-information events:

Thursday, November 29th, 7pm: Ioannina, in Antiviosi squat

Patras: Message from a group of immigrants

November 10th, 2012

We are a group of immigrants, illegal ones, who managed to avoid arrest during the “Xenios Zeus” operations that took place in Patras on the 1st of October. During this operation many of our friends were arrested and are now being held for no reason whatsoever in concentration camps (prisons). The […]

Thessaloniki: Urgent appeal for international support with Delta squat and imprisoned anarchist immigrant Gustavo Quiroga

Please spread the following statement along with these texts: i, ii and iiiStatement by Delta squat about the events of eviction

Sunday, September 16th, 2012 A BRIEF CHRONICLE On September 12th at 6.30 in the morning various different police departments were mobilized for the eviction of Delta squat. EKAM special suppressive antiterrorist units and MAT […]

Athens: Anti-repression leaflet by the open popular assembly in Peristeri

“If we don’t resist in every neighbourhood, our cities will become modern prisons”

October 20th


On Wednesday, September 26th, day of general strike, thousands of people protested against the upcoming harsh anti-labour measures, which will bring further impoverishment in our lives.

From early in the morning, heavy police […]

Frankfurt, Germany: Reportback from the ‘Revolutionary Cells’ trial against Sonja Suder and Christian Gauger

The trial against the two radical leftist fighters is underway in Frankfurt. Both are implicated in actions of the Revolutionary Cells (Revolutionäre Zellen, RZ) against nuclear companies, the racist Apartheid regime and urban renewal in late 70s. The charges against them are based on the one hand on forced ‘testimonies’ of a seriously injured person, […]

Greece: Text of compa Gustavo Quiroga González, imprisoned since the eviction of Delta squat in Thessaloniki

We hope you can help us spread the word.

On September 12th, at 6.30am, Delta occupied social centre was evicted. In the past, this building served as a university residence hall of the Alexandreio Technological Education Institute of Thessaloniki, and was occupied since 2007. During the eviction, ten of us were arrested […]

Thessaloniki: Symbolic occupation of the journalists’ union headquarters in solidarity with comrade Gustavo Ε. Quiroga González, imprisoned since the eviction of Delta squat (12/9)

On Thursday, October 4th, at 11am, a group of 30 comrades occupied the headquarters of the Journalists’ Union of the Macedonia and Thrace Daily Newspapers (ESIEMTH), in order to send mass emails and faxes and disclose the case of the Colombian comrade Gustavo, who is still held in a prison cell […]

Thessaloniki: ‘Now we are all persona non grata’ – Text by an English comrade who was arrested during the raid on Delta squat

Nine of the arrestees in Delta squat’s eviction were set free on bail after the trial, where they made a collective political statement. All defendants were found guilty for diverse misdemeanor charges, received suspended prison sentences (from 3 months to 16 months) and got 3 years probation. The total monetary amount of their […]

$hile: Claudia López, dance student and anarchist, was shot dead by a bullet in her back 14 years ago this week

Claudia López is here

Young anarchist Claudia López Benaiges, who studied dance at university, was participating in a protest against the 25th anniversary of the fascist coup of Pinochet when she was shot in the back by Carabiniers (police) in the village of La Pincoya in Santiago ($hile), on September 11th, 1998.

After […]

[$hile] Call for international solidarity with imprisoned and prosecuted comrades across the world

Read the full text of the call for 10 days of mobilization and international solidarity, from the 21st to the 30th of September, here

The poster reads:


‘They spare no “forms or means”. Why would we? Our moral is not their moral; our violence […]