Category Archives: Political Prisoners

Brazil: Rafael Braga sentenced to eleven years in prison

The judgment was published on the the Rio de Janeiro’s Court of Justice web site, on Thursday (20/04). The collector of recyclable material was held convicted for trafficking and association for drug trafficking. In a sentence published on the website … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil, Fire To The Judiciary, Fuck The Police, Political Prisoners, Rafael Braga Vieira, Repression

St Petersburg, Russia: Anarchist solidarity action for detained protesters in Belarus

Early in the morning in St Petersburg, some anarchists hung a banner on the Alexander Nevsky Bridge that read ‘The Will of the Belarusian people!’ as a sign of solidarity with the detained protesters and anarchists in Belarus. “We were … Continue reading

Posted in Anarchist Prisoners, Banners, Belarus, Fuck Lukashenko, International Solidarity, Political Prisoners, Russia, St Petersburg

France: Revolutionary prisoner Erdoğan Çakır on indefinite hunger strike for over 40 days

17.03.17: Erdoğan Çakır, imprisoned in France for membership of the DHKP-C (Revolutionary People’s Liberation Front), has been on an indefinite hunger strike since February 15, 2017. The reason for this is that he began a one week hunger strike in … Continue reading

Posted in Democratic People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C), Erdoğan Çakır, France, Gülcan Çakır, Hunger Strike, Political Prisoners, Prison Struggle, Repression, Revolutionary Prisoners, Turkey

Santiago, Chile: New explosive attack claimed by Antagonistic Nuclei of the New Urban Guerrilla

At about 01:40AM on Monday, February 27, 2017, a loud explosion shook the wealthy suburb of Providencia on Suecia avenue between Cornel and Lota streets. A fire extinguisher filled with gunpowder detonated in the Cap Ducal restaurant in front of the … Continue reading

Posted in Antagonistic Nuclei of the New Urban Guerrilla, Chile, Direct Action, Explosive Attack, Freddy Fuentevilla, Juan Aliste, Marcelo Villarroel, Political Prisoners, Teodoro Suarez Vandalism Gang

The Netherlands: Comrade placed in isolation due to inability to scan fingerprints

The comrade who was arrested last Saturday after a spontaneous demonstration in the Schilderswijk, The Hague (Netherlands), is still being kept by the authorities. They are building up the pressure on him and are making his situation even more difficult. … Continue reading

Posted in ACAB, Fire To The Judiciary, Political Prisoners, Repression, Schilderswijk, The Hague, The Netherlands

Greece: Sixth appeals trial hearing of imprisoned anarchist-communist comrade Tasos Theofilou

Yiannis Kontos The 6th hearing of the appeals trial of the anarchist-communist Tasos Theofilou at the Appeals Court of Athens, concluded today with the testimonies of the final prosecution witnesses. A high-ranking member of the counter-terrorism unit was the only witness … Continue reading

Posted in Anarchist Communist Prisoners, Anarchist Prisoners, Athens, Greece, Political Prisoners, Tasos Theofilou

Chilean Prisons: Words in solidarity with Tamara Sol, Tato and Claudia

Note from Insurrection News: The following text by imprisoned compañeros Fabián Durán, Enrique Guzmán,  Nicolás Rojas and Joaquín García was written in response to the cowardly attacks by prison guards against the imprisoned compañeras Tamara Sol, Tato and Claudia that took place at … Continue reading

Posted in Anarchist Prisoners, Chile, Claudia, Enrique Guzmán, Fabián Durán, Joaquin Garcia, Natalia 'Tato' Collado, Nicolás Rojas, Political Prisoners, Prison Struggle, San Joaquín Prison, Tamara Sol