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Koridallos underground prison cells: Protest in solidarity with hunger striker Evi Statiri

As of today, September 30th 2015, we participate in the mobilisation of prisoners throughout Greece (at the prisons of Trikala, Domokos, Grevena, and the women’s and men’s prisons of Koridallos in Athens) for the immediate RELEASE of Evi Statiri, wife of political prisoner-member of the Cells of Fire Gerasimos Tsakalos.

Evi has already been admitted to […]

Trikala, Greece: Comrade Vaggelis Koutsibelas released from prison!

Vaggelis Koutsibelas was eligible for conditional release after being given a reduced sentence (eight years and three months) by a court of appeals.

Today, October 24th, 2014, the comrade was released from the prisons of Trikala, where he was held captive since April 2012.

According to the conditions of his parole, he must report every month to […]

Greece: Update on the case of imprisoned comrade Vaggelis Koutsibelas

Vaggelis Koutsibelas was sentenced to 15 years in prison at first instance, accused of a string of arsons in the city of Trikala. The heavy indictment against him was based largely on statements of a police informant.

On the 17th of June 2014, the comrade’s case was tried in the second instance at the Court of […]

Trikala, Greece: Anti-election stroll

Two days ago (14/5), late in the evening, a group of some 15 comrades carried out an intervention against the elections in the city’s main streets. We went flyposting, and also paid a visit to the Golden Dawn’s local office, where we pasted a poster at the entrance of their stable to let them know […]

Greek prisons: Joint statement of prisoners in Koridallos

Today, March 29th, we the prisoners in the first wing of Koridallos men’s prison refuse to enter in the cells at noon as a minimum token of protest against the military-style invasion of the EKAM special suppressive antiterrorist units that conducted unannounced inspections and cell searches on the night of March 28th until the morning […]

Greece: Text of Tasos Theofilou from Domokos prison

The following text was written only 24 hours before the magic escape from the prison in Trikala on the 22nd of March 2013.*

Probably it has some interest to comment on the last two attempted escapes from maximum security prisons in Greece: the one with a helicopter from Trikala prison, and the other with […]

Greece: Anarchist comrade Vaggelis Koutsibelas sentenced to 15 years in prison

The trial against anarchist Vaggelis Koutsibelas started on March 6th, 2013 in the Larissa mixed criminal court. The comrade has been remanded for almost a year, accused of a string of arson attacks that took place in the city of Trikala during March and April 2012.

In the first day of trial, the defense lawyer refuted […]

Trikala: Another letter from imprisoned Vaggelis K.

On Saturday, December 29th, 2012 solidarians spread a text of comrade Vaggelis Koutsibelas on the occasion of his upcoming trial. He has been on remand since the 5th of April 2012, accused of committing a series of incendiary attacks with gas canisters in the city of Trikala. Below is his short letter from the D2 […]

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 […]

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 cynically […]

Greece: New trial against anarchist revolutionary prisoner Christos Stratigopoulos is scheduled for tomorrow

Banner drop in Lisbon, Portugal, on March 23rd, 2010: ‘Against the Greek State and all prisons – Freedom for Bonanno and Christos’

On July 26th, 2012, a trial will take place in the city of Patras (Western Greece) against anarchist Christos Stratigopoulos, who is accused of robbing a bank on Cephalonia Island that […]

Trikala, Greece: Letter of prison inmate S.M.

I don’t care if I am now held in prison because I stood a just or unjust trial, or because my charges were cooked inside a department of the Greek police; not even if some mass media, like zougla, espresso, and so forth, were in a hurry for their next edition, and thus wrote whatever […]

Greece: Letter of 41-year-old comrade Evangelos ‘Vaggelis’ Koutsibelas from Trikala prisons

Trikala prisons’ correctional facility

Who said that prisoners eat for free, who said that prisoners do not provide to the State? Who said that multinational companies, employees and suppliers do not play a game at the expense of prisoners?

In Trikala prisons, the alleged correctional facility has set up the game with […]

Greece: 41-year-old anarchist remanded in custody, accused of arsons in the city of Trikala

On Tuesday, April 10th, at 8pm, a PA’s gathering will be held in Rigas Fereos Square, organized by the anarchist group ‘Pyrakanthos’ in solidarity with Evangelos K., who is remanded in custody accused of involvement in the incendiary devices’ case in Trikala. Already prior to his pretrial detention, the cops tortured him in detention rooms, […]

Greece: Text by unemployed anarchists from Trikala

Arson and wildfire for the Prefecture and all Municipalities in our regional unit [nomos].

We should not let any polling station open in the regional unit where we live. Let all polling places burn just like they’ve burned our lives.

People of Trikala, you must finally wake up!

How did our regional unit come to be in such […]