Category Archives: Italy

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

Posted in Anarchist Prisoners, Censorship, Ferrara Prison, Italy, Nicola Gai

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

Posted in Anarchist Prisoners, Daniele Cortelli, Italy, Marco Biseti, Operation Scripta Manent

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

Posted in Alessandro Mercogliano, Anarchist Prisoners, Anna Beniamino, Daniele Cortelli, Emiliano Danilo Cremonese, Italy, Marco Biseti, Operation Scripta Manent, Valentina Spaziale | Leave a comment

Italy: Operation ‘Scripta Manent’ — Solidarity poster

How many beings have gone through life without ever waking up! And how many others have realized that they have lived only for the monotonous tick-tock of the clocks. It is a great joy to see blown up barracks, courthouses and agents of Power. The system and its structures are not abstract, they are clearly visible; the perpetrators have names and surnames and they can be easily identified. To each his own choice. Since 2003 various cells of Informal Anarchist Federation have carried out dozens of direct actions across … Continue reading

Posted in Alessandro Mercogliano, Alfredo Cospito, Anarchist Prisoners, Anna Beniamino, Emiliano Danilo Cremonese, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), Italy, Marco Biseti, Nicola Gai, Operation Scripta Manent, Posters, Valentina Spaziale | Leave a comment

Italy: Operation ‘Scripta Manent’ update 23.12.16

(Received 27/12/16) The anarchist comrade Alessandro Mercogliano informed us by letter that upon his arrival at Ferrara prison on November 19th he refused to give his fingerprints or have photographs taken of him. A few days later the prison authorities reported … Continue reading

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