anarchist prisoners

Solidarity with Anarchists in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from Narrm / Melbourne ( so-called Australia ) Anarchists

  • Posted on: 15 May 2018
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

Solidarity with Anarchists in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from Narrm / Melbourne ( so-called Australia ) Anarchists.

Banner reads 'Solidarity with Yogja Comrades
May Day Setiap Hari ( May Day Every Day )'

On May Day in Yogyakarta 69 comrades were arrested. There has since been a huge crackdown involving raids and more arrests based on flimsy evidence. At present there are 11 comrades still locked up in Yogyakarta Police Prison, they are isolated and not allowed any contact with comrades outside.

Ambert, France – Two comrades arrested in the last repressive wave have been released

  • Posted on: 7 May 2018
  • By: thecollective

Since March 27, multiple searches, arrests and incarcerations have struck anarchists and kindred spirits throughout France (Ambert, Amiens, Limoges and Toulouse for the moment).

A note to announce some good news in the environmental fog. The two comrades of Ambert, in jail since March 28, have been released under judicial surveillance following the appeal trial against custody. They have to sign twice a week and cannot see or communicate with each other and with a certain number of people.

How many times does a person have to be retried? – Athens,Greece

  • Posted on: 7 May 2018
  • By: thecollective

As many times as it takes the “anti-terrorist” brigade to declare them guilty.

On March 27, 2018, the deputy attorney of the Supreme Court and the former supervising prosecutor of the “anti-terrorist” brigade appealed to the Supreme Court against the acquittal by the five members (of department A) of the Criminal Court of Appeal of Athens, which declared our comrade’s innocence.

Lecce, Italy – On the latest night against TAP: and updates on free comrade Saverio now!

  • Posted on: 17 April 2018
  • By: thecollective

In the night between 10th and 11th April the TAP began to prepare the bases for the extension of the work along the 8 kilometres of track between the thrust shaft tunnel located in San Basilio and the area designated for the reception terminal. In the early hours of the night, therefore, about forty TAP opponents gathered together.

Italy: Update Scripta Manent

  • Posted on: 16 April 2018
  • By: thecollective

The anarchist comrade Anna Beniamino (arrested in September 2016 in the framework of operation Scripta Manent, currently detained in Rebibbia prison, Rome) has informed us (2 April 2018) that “the inevitable loudly comments”, made during the ongoing trial for the aforementioned operation, “earned” her and Marco Bisesti (detained since 09/2016, too, currently in Alessandria prison) a couple of disciplinary reports, commuted to a few days of solitary confinement.

Solidarity greetings from anarchist comrade Lisa to the Vienna ABC Days of Solidarity

  • Posted on: 2 April 2018
  • By: thecollective

Dear comrades,

I send you solidarity and militant greetings for the Giornate della Croce Nera Anarchica a Vienna – [Anarchist Black Cross Solidarity Festival in Vienna 20 – 23 April]. Although these are certainly very difficult and confusing times both inside and outside the prison walls, it is still very important not to lose the courage and determination to face this miserable and unjust world.

Greece: Text from anarchist prisoner N. Romanos about the court decision for the case of «individual terrorists»

  • Posted on: 2 April 2018
  • By: thecollective

Received 31/03

Yesterday, the cycle of our criminal cases ended with the state condemning us for dozens of years of imprisonment as «individual terrorists» with elements and accusations that would be a routine case in a formal court of ordinary criminal law.

The decision of yesterday’s court is a decision point for the political trials and the new correlations that are shaped on the map of criminal repression against the anarchist movement.

Athens, Greece: “You Are An Anarchist, Therefore You Are A Terrorist As Well”

  • Posted on: 28 March 2018
  • By: thecollective

On November 29, 2017, in the Korydallos prison court, started the trial on 2nd degree (appeal court) of the comrades Argyris Dalios, Giannis Michailides, Dimitris Politis, Nikos Romanos and Gerasimos Tsakalos (member of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire). The accusations were bank and post office expropriations, possession of ammunition, forgery, incendiary attacks, while initially (in the 1st degree) the comrades were accused of participation in the revolutionary organization Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, an accusation that falls under the antiterrorist law 187A.

France: Statements to the Court from 2 Forest Defenders who were Remanded Following the Bois Lejuc Eviction

  • Posted on: 26 March 2018
  • By: thecollective

February 22nd, eviction of Bois Lejuc: The cops processed 32 people for identity control. Five people were taken to the remand centre for different reasons including outrage and rebellion (refusing arrest), of these 1 person was let out directly, 4 others were released 24 hours later. They will have a court date on June 12th.

2 other people were also arrested, taken to remand and refused an immediate trial (this tactic means people have a chance to build up their defense before the court case) they were both held in prison until their court date, Monday March 19th.

Following are statements they made in court on Monday, as well as their penalties.