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Update on Anarchist Prisoner Vincenzo Vecchi

  • Posted on: 21 August 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Anarchists Worldwide, France / Italy

Following the arrest of the anarchist Vincenzo Vecchi, which took place in France on August 8, 2019, thanks to the joint work of the Italian and French police, this morning (August 14) at 11.00 am, at the Court of Appeal of Rennes, a hearing was held concerning his extradition to Italy. According to the limited information that has been revealed so far, the judges decided during the hearing to make no decisions about the extradition, due to a lack of relevant information from the Italian authorities. A further hearing has been set for August 23rd. So until then he would presumably remain imprisoned at Rennes prison.

"Prometeo Operation" – References for benefits and updates

  • Posted on: 6 August 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Act for Freedom!, (Italy)

Natascia, Robert and Beppe were arrested on May 21st 2019. They were accused of sending three explosive packages in 2017 to the PM (public prosecutor) Sparagna and Rinaudo, and to Santi Consolo, who was the director of the DAP (Department for the Penitentiary Administration) of Rome. More information is available at: https://insuscettibilediravvedimento.noblogs.org/post/2019/05/28/it-fr-italia-operazione-prometeo-comunicato-da-modena/.

A communique from Anarchist comrade Juan from the prison of Terni

  • Posted on: 6 August 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Act for Freedom!, (Italy)

Hi to all friends and comrades!! I’m Juan arrested on 22nd May after three years on the run. I’m writing from the AS2 unit of the prison of Terni, where I’m locked up. I’m calm, my morale is stable and I’m determined to move on.

Turin, Italy: Chasing the dream part 6

  • Posted on: 29 July 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Act for Freedom!

Notes Beginning with "Operation Scintilla"

After lively months as we tried to give a good response to the eviction of Asilo and the arrests of six comrades, as we tried to keep the will to struggle alive in this city, we are now taking time to reflect on this investigative theorem delivered by the Police, created by prosecutors and approved by a female investigating judge. A theorem which for now hasn’t passed the first impact with the Court of review; after three months, in fact, five comrades are out of prison, which still holds Silvia behind the walls under particularly hard detention conditions. 

Towards the end of the “Panico” trial

  • Posted on: 22 July 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Act for Freedom!

Florence, Italy: The week of final hearings of the“Panico” trial ended today.On Monday 15th and half of Tuesday 16th the final part of the trial phase took place; on the prosecution side, the treatment of the last tranche of expert interceptions of wiretapping, environmental and by telephone;by the defense, some objections have been raised regarding the interference of the prosecution expert in the court expert’s activities (that is: the main interception with which they accused Paska was first transcribed differently from the court expert, thencorrected after prosecution pressures to bring it back to the “original”). Then a defense witness was heard about the broken foot of Ghespe in the period around 2017 New Year

Kidnapping and attempted deportation of anarchist Divine Umoru + Saturday, July 20th

  • Posted on: 22 July 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Act for Freedom

Italy - Protest at the CPR of Bari - Transfers, violence and deportations:Yesterday [15 July 2019] we received the news of the deportation, now in progress, of Divine Umoru, made possible by an order issued directly by Salvini, despite having the documents in order. He is an anarchist comrade who has undergone several trials, we know him and we want to be in solidarity.

For this reason, although we have made it impossible to trace their movements, we will be at Malpensa at 17.30 (Tuesday 16th) at the terminal 1 departures entrance 16. Run and come all!

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