Category Archives: Italy

For A Dangerous June: Call for a Month of Mobilization in Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners in Italy

For a Dangerous June A text that sums up the ideas expressed during the meetings ‘With our heads held high’ State repression is the most important part of the system of dominion and one of its most disgraceful expressions; it … Continue reading

Posted in Alfredo Cospito, Anarchist Prisoners, Anna Beniamino, Direct Action, Emiliano Danilo Cremonese, International Solidarity, Italy, Marco Biseti, Nicola Gai, Nicola Recci, Operation Scripta Manent, Sandrone

Italy: Anarchist prisoner Alfredo Cospito on 10 Day Hunger Strike against isolation & censorship

03.05.17: Today anarchist prisoner Alfredo Cospito begins a ten-days hunger strike against the censorship imposed to him by prosecutor Sparagna [in charge of op. “Scripta Manent”], which blocks almost the whole incoming and outgoing correspondence. Alfredo asks all comrades outside … Continue reading

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Ferrara Prison, Italy: Update on censorship / Anarchist comrade Nicola Gai in isolation

(31.03.17): We have learned from our correspondence with anarchist comrades in the AS2 [high security] of Ferrara prison, that with the renewal of censorship over the past three months, the censorship of their correspondence has started again, and many of … Continue reading

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Italy: Update on Operation ‘Scripta Manent’ 16.01.17

(Received 17/1/17) The Court of Cassation decided to commit Daniele Cortelli for trial, concerning the decision of Court of Liberty [provincial appeals court]. Additionally, on January 10th the judge for the preliminary investigations rejected the house arrest. We have been … Continue reading

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Latina Prison, Italy: Texts written by anarchist comrade Anna Beniamino confiscated by the prison censors

Anarchist comrade Anna (arrested in Operation ‘Scripta Manent’) has told us that for the first time her outgoing mail has been blocked. This is regarding two texts she wrote for the fourth issue of the publishing project ‘Croce Nera Anarchica’ … Continue reading

Posted in Alfredo Cospito, Anarchist Black Cross, Anarchist Prisoners, Anna Beniamino, Censorship, Italy, Latina Prison, Operation Scripta Manent

Italy: Bomb against neo-fascist bookshop, a bomb disposal cop wounded & anarchist places raided

We learn from the national media of the explosion of a bomb in front of a neo-fascist bookshop in Florence and of an unspecified number of raids in homes and places of anarchist comrades. A police bomb disposal expert was … Continue reading

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Italy: Update on Operation ‘Scripta Manent’ – 01.01.17

Dates set for the Supreme Court hearings against the order of the Court Of Liberty (provincial appeals court) that confirmed the pre-trial detentions ordered by the judge for preliminary investigations. Daniele Cortelli (not under investigation in operation “Scripta Manent” but … Continue reading

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