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Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Stefano Fosco and Elisa Di Bernardo released from pretrial detention

In September 2013 anarchists Stefano Gabriele Fosco and Elisa Di Bernardo, editors of Culmine arrested on June 13, 2012 during operation ‘Ardire,’ walked out of prison upon request for release on expiry of their pretrial detention. Both comrades—just as Giuseppe Lo Turco and Alessandro Settepani, who were released in mid-June 2013—are subject to […]

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Alessandro and Giuseppe released from pretrial detention; Paola and Giulia free from house arrest

Cassa di solidarietà Aracnide (solidarity fund against repression) reports that comrades Alessandro Settepani and Giuseppe Lo Turco were released from Ferrara prison on June 12th, and now have an obligation to stay in Montegabbione (Terni) and Catania (Sicily), respectively, as well as the restrictions of signing in at the nearest police station (for Alessandro twice […]

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Immediate release of the 5 anarchist prisoners!

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: The Milan prosecutor asked for further extension of the precautionary measures against 5 imprisoned anarchists

The public prosecutor of Milan has requested another six months of pretrial incarceration for Alessandro, Stefano, Sergio, Elisa and Peppe [all incarcerated since June 13th, 2012]. In the prosecutor’s request it is specified that, despite their imprisonment, the comrades continue to communicate with members of the same space outside the prison, and promote ‘solidarity campaigns’ […]

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Giulia Marziale released from pretrial detention

After Katia Di Stefano and Paola Iozzi, Giulia Marziale was also released from prison!

The court of review, whose hearing was held on Friday, March 15th, dismissed the council chamber’s ruling on Tuesday morning, March 19th, and thus ordered the release of Giulia and her transfer under house arrest. So, Giulia was able to walk out […]

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Paola Francesca Iozzi released from pretrial detention

Our fire burns for freedom

After Katia Di Stefano, Paola Iozzi was also released from prison!

Currently Paola, who was arrested on June 13th, 2012 in the context of ‘Operation Boldness (Ardire)’, is held under house arrest with all possible restrictions (no visitations, no telephone calls, no internet access, etc.), but at least she […]

Italy: Letter of Stefano Gabriele Fosco and Elisa Di Bernardo about solidarity with Culmine

CULMINE – To all those who love the revolt as a savage bush all their lives from their own roots.

In ‘our’ prison cells, perhaps with unavoidable delay, we receive news, updates, texts and communiqués for actions… We revel in them; these phrases are the lifeblood of us, they open up gold and red […]

Italy – ‘Operation Boldness’: Katia Di Stefano released from pretrial detention

Informa-azione transmits that an appeals court decided to release Katia Di Stefano from prison. She was arrested on June 13th, 2012 in the context of ‘Operation Boldness (Ardire)’.

However, seven other comrades remain imprisoned in the Italian hellholes awaiting trial on the same case. We must take them all back!

Please continue to send solidarity letters to […]

Germany & Italy: Anarchist prisoners conduct hunger strike in solidarity with Marco Camenisch, who is still held in the Swiss dungeons

FREEDOM FOR MARCO CAMENISCH

RadioAzione reports that, as of December 15th, imprisoned comrade Gabriel Pombo Da Silva is on hunger strike in solidarity with anarchist Marco Camenisch, who is facing yet another proceeding starting from scratch regarding his just request for conditional release.

Gabriel will be on strike in the prison of Aachen, Germany, until […]

Mexico City: Solidarity intervention across several embassies on September 28th

In the context of the days of mobilization and international solidarity with comrades kidnapped all over the world, from the 21st to the 30th of September, an anti-repression march was called on Friday noon, September 28th in Mexico City.

The anarchist demo paid a visit to embassies of various States where comrades are incarcerated, as well […]

Italy: Note of Anarchaos.org regarding two communiqués by the eight prisoners of ‘Operation Boldness (Ardire)’ against the publication of the Ordinance of remand in custody

We are sorry that the publication of the Ordinance has been a cause for so many polemics. In fact, we did so* on the recommendation of the companion of one woman among the prisoners. We apologize and hope the incident is resolved.

We regret that the only information must be kept always […]

Italy: Updated contact info for ‘operation boldness’ imprisoned comrades

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Italy: To write to anarchist prisoners of ‘operation boldness’

July 24th, 2012: Currently the eight Italian anarchist prisoners of ‘Operazione Ardire’ (Alessandro Settepani, Sergio Maria Stefani, Katia Di Stefano, Stefano Gabriele Fosco, Elisa Di Bernardo, Giuseppe Lo Turco, Paola Francesca Iozzi, Giulia Marziale) can receive mail ONLY IN ITALIAN, so anyone who wishes to write to the comrades in another language can email us […]

Switzerland: Letter of Marco Camenisch about the latest anti-anarchist construct in Italy

Note from ABC Berlin: Anarchist Marco Camenisch, imprisoned in Switzerland, has drafted a first letter regarding the “operation boldness” (operazione ardire). He is one of the accused in this frenzied construct against anarchists in Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Greece. Here follows a translation of Marco’s words (we gave it our best shot):

Brief no.1 about the […]

Greece: ‘Chaos just around the corner’ –by the R.O. Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and Theofilos Mavropoulos

CCF — CHAOS JUST AROUND THE CORNER (Italy, Mexico, Greece)

On Wednesday, June 13th, the international anti-anarchist campaign under the name ‘operation boldness’ was set up. The Italian antiterrorism forces of ROS and carabiniers were put under the command of the Inquisitor-prosecutor of Perugia Manuela Comodi, and proceeded to arrest eight anarchist comrades. In […]

Italy: More updates regarding the ‘operation boldness’; reports on police raids; all prison addresses

The new Inquisition, anarchists hunting

The witch hunt continues!

Just like the inquisitions once, yet this time the victims are not women suspected of witchcraft but anarchists accused of terrorism, word that is very much in vogue for nearly 12 years.

This time, however, the news we receive upset us somewhat more than usual as […]

Italy: A few updates regarding the ‘operation boldness’

Informa-Azione receives and transmits: June 13th: In the context of the operation ‘ardire’, which resulted to arrest warrants against ten comrades this morning, we’d like to mention the raids in homes of three comrades in Naples and one in Spigno Saturnia (Latina). The ROS carabiniers have seized computers, hard disk, usb pens, cell phones, brochures, […]

Anti-terrorist ‘operation boldness’: Arrests and house searches across Italy

previous related update here

At 4 o’clock in the morning of June 13th, 2012, the carabiniers of the Special Operations Group (Raggruppamento Operativo Speciale, ROS) raided about forty homes, implementing the so-called ‘operation boldness’ (operazione ardire), a crackdown against people from the anarchist movement ordered by Manuela Comodi, public prosecutor of Perugia. According to the regime’s […]