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Athens: Prison sentences in the 2nd trial against Revolutionary Struggle

  • Posted on: 4 March 2016
  • By: thecollective

On March 3rd 2016, the Koridallos prison court sentenced all co-accused in the second trial against Revolutionary Struggle with regard to the attack with a car bomb containing 75kg of explosives against the Bank of Greece’s Supervision Directorate in central Athens on April 10th 2014; the shootout in Monastiraki on July 16th 2014 (when comrade Nikos Maziotis was injured and recaptured by police); and expropriations of bank branches.

Revolutionary Struggle member Nikos Maziotis was sentenced to life in prison plus 129 years and a fine of 20,000 euros.

Under Flags, Guns, and Judges: How the Courtroom Mirrors the Wider World

  • Posted on: 10 May 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From Fireworks - by EastWest

05.09.15 - When a friend was arrested during the recent rebellion against police and white supremacy, I found myself in a lot of court rooms. I've been in court rooms before, hell I've even stood before a judge a couple of times. Every time I've been in a court room, I've hated it. The entire system is designed to take agency and power away from everyday people; the State holds all of the cards.