Category Archives: Repression

Athens, Greece: Logic flies out the window as the Prosecutor proposes Tasos Theofilou be found guilty of all charges

Reporting by Sylvia Varnava & Bayramidis Christos for OmniaTV, translated into English for Insurrection News by 187A 15.05.17: In a marathon of faulty reasoning, distortions, inaccuracies and prejudice – the proposal of the prosecutor Anna Kalouta was completed with the … Continue reading

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

Bure: Illegitimate vote, legal disaster, police invasion- the inexorable headlong rush of CIGEO (France)

A village is in a state of siege over its city council,  the “300 000 pas” demonstration is under close surveillance, a helicopter hedge hops and flies above Bure, several groups of mobile policemen stand with helmets and shields in … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Nuclear Struggle, Bure, Direct Action, Environmental Struggle, Forest Occupation, France, Lejuc, Repression

Athens, Greece: 13th hearing – Provocative questions highlight the political nature of Tasos Theofilou’s trial

Sylvia and Giant reporting for OmniaTV from the 13th hearing of the appeals trial of imprisoned anarchist communist comrade Tasos Theofilou. Translated into English for Insurrection News by BlackCat, with thanks to ΚαρβουΝινα for their assistance.  The 13th hearing started … Continue reading

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

Sydney, Australia: Solidarity against repression in Copenhagen, Denmark

On May 17th police in Copenhagen raided 10 separate addresses arresting 25 people in all. They are all facing heavy charges in relation to a riot in inner Copenhagen on March 1st 2017, on the ten-year anniversary of the eviction … Continue reading

Posted in Anarchist Prisoners, Australia, Copenhagen, Denmark, Graffiti, International Solidarity, Repression, so-called 'Australia', Social Centers, Sydney, Ungdomshuset

France: Former Action Directe militant Jean-Marc Rouillan sentenced on appeal to 18 months on ‘apology for terrorism’ charges

Last Tuesday, Jean-Marc Rouillan, sentenced to life imprisonment in 1989 and enjoying a semi-liberty regime since 2011, was convicted on appeal by the Paris Court of Appeal for apology for terrorism on the basis of a truncated quotation about the … Continue reading

Posted in Action Directe, France, Jean-Marc Rouillan, Political Prisoners, Repression, State Of Emergency

A call from Venezuela to the anarchists of Latin America and the world: Solidarity is much more than a written word

Editorial Collective of the anarchist newspaper El Libertario We address all the expressions of the libertarian movement, particularly those of this continent, not only to draw their attention to the situation we are living in Venezuela since April 2017, but … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis, Anarchist Movement, International Solidarity, Latin America, Repression, Venezuela

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

Posted in Alfredo Cospito, Anarchist Prisoners, Censorship, Ferrara Prison, Hunger Strike, Italy, Repression