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Dark Nights #39 : ‘Long live the new Anarchy!’ – Jan 2014 (ACN)

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Dark Nights #39

32 page issue of Dark Nights covers two months prisoner’s letters and extended direct action chronology (always incomplete), all translations via the international network of informal counter-info!

1. Letter from anarchist comrade Gabriel Pombo da Silva
2. Letter from anarchist comrade Claudio Lavazza
3. Solidarity with Maria, Javier & Gabriel
4. Text about the struggle against torture and the FIES isolation units
5. Letter from comrades Monica and Francisco
6. Text in solidarity with Franscisco Solar and Monica Caballero by CCF
7. Anarchist comrade Sebastián Oversluij killed during bank expropriation
8. Update on the CCF trial
9. “Let’s become dangerous… For the diffusion of the Black International” by CCF-FAI/IRF
10. ‘Requiem for the Passing Moon’ by Hans Niemeyer
11. Letter from eco-anarchist comrade Marco Camenish about his hungerstrike
12. Letter from Giannis Mihailidis
13. Letter from Spyros Mandylas
14. Carlos, Amelia & Fallon – 3 anarchist comrades arrested for molotov attacks
15. Adriano Antonacci and Gianluca Iacovacci accused of subversive association with terrorist intent
16. Inter Arma’s text about being targeted by the lackeys of the anti-terrorist agency
17. ‘A Vision of the Future: Where All the Roberto Adinolfis Walk With a Limp’ by Sean Swain
18. Direct Action Chronology

http://325.nostate.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/dark-nights-39.pdf

ACN 2014

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Gabriel Pombo da Silva in prison transfer to Galicia (Spain)

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Anarchist comrade Gabriel Pombo da Silva has been transferred to the prison of A Lama in Galicia, Spanish State. It isn’t known yet what wing he is in, but details will follow. Write to Gabriel here:

Gabriel Pombo Da Silva
Centro Penitenciario de A Lama
Monte Racelo s/n, 36830
A Lama (Pontevedra)
Spain

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Bristol: FAI / Borderless Solidarity Cell torch 6 vehicles at UKBA crime team building & smash Tascor transporters (UK)

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Hidden inside a quiet business park in Portishead, just outside Bristol, is a UK Border Agency office from where an immigration crime team work with police, including launching raids in the south-west. We visited Thursday night into Friday (with the death of anarchist Carlo Guiliani in combat with police during the G8 summit 12 years ago still fresh in our minds) to set fires that damaged the building and burnt 6 vehicles stationed there – 3 cars, 2 blacked-out people carrier vans (known to be used for dawn snatches of immigrant family groups) and 1 large van. The border regime mercenaries draw the attention of our total contempt the same as any other cop does, and now this long arm of the State has felt that we are close and we don’t stop.

A couple of weeks earlier, high noon on Sunday 2nd at a Tascor corporation depot at a Cribbs Causeway/Patchway area trading estate, 2 minibuses with barred passenger windows had their windscreens smashed and multiple dents to the bodywork of the cabs. Tascor (formerly Reliance Secure Task Management) work for the Border Agency and Border Force to ‘escort’ detainees between immigration prisons and to their deportations, utilizing the consequence-free violence their position furnishes them with such as during the recent forced removals of Marius Betondi and Raul Ally, and are the largest private sector provider of this ‘service’ worldwide (having taken over these duties in the UK from Group 4 Security in 2011). They also run designated holding rooms and short-term holding facilities throughout the UK as well as for UK border forces in Calais and Coquelles, France.

Capitalism profit greatly from a pool of cheap migrant labor, including known ‘illegals’ who are even more vulnerable to the bosses’ blackmail. The State criminalizes those they decide are non-productive, utilizing poisonous nationalism to further divide the exploited (like the recent wave of hatred against anyone thought to appear ‘Muslim’) and to win elections. The ‘lucky’ migrants get to arrive in the slums of alienated Western society and are thrust into competition with other urban poor, the ‘unlucky’ or unprofitable in deportation prisons, in both cases governed by fear and racialized policing. However this sorting of human bodies doesn’t always go as smoothly as planned: mass hungerstrikes in Dutch detention facilities and heavy rioting on the streets of Sweden are recent instances of refusal to submit to such degradation.

We don’t want a world where the tyranny of immigration bureaucrats can mean the difference between life and death, and unique beings are categorized and labelled to wring the maximum profit and subordination from us all. We don’t want the indignity of every movement being scrutinized for the purposed of social control and enclosure, whether at borders, on the housing estates, in school or at work.

The legend has it that ‘we’ are lucky to live here, under democratic totalitarianism with some comfortable cages and technological addiction to escape from reality. But infact we are surrounded by depression, divides of wealth and race and gender, devoid of any earth-based selfsufficiency and dependant on the very machine we hate. This machine is only fuelled by rampant exploitation here and largely in the countries that migrants have fled from, creating a disgusting feedback loop as industrial civilization consumes everything in its path. We want to demolish the myth that there is any good place to be within a global system of interconnected misery.

Our struggle is far from the calls for peaceful (re)integration of ‘illegals’ into this faceless society. We also don’t want to set ourselves up as advocates of homogenized groups of migrants, nor to sanctify them all for their specific oppression. Instead of abstract humanitarian charity, we search for the rebel affinity that may be found with migrants who maybe want more than a different regime, and who breach borders, wound guards and destroy prisons from the Mediterranean to Australia; that may be found in the hearts of those who self-organize, with or without accomplices.

Borders are just one significant expression of the currently dominant order, in a world of divisions both physical and psychological, of walls segregating populations, classes and imaginations. Our attack carries the seeds for another world. One where each and every creature is free to roam as they choose. Our borderless solidarity bursts out like our flames for people struggling for life unchained, for Gabriel Pombo da Silva, the CCF imprisoned members, comrades raided in Belgium, Marco Camenisch, Henry Zegarrundo, the anarchists held in Italy and Denmark, the dignified criminals, lawless fugitives, rebellious migrants and other socially disaffected who arm their rage to fight for liberation.

We would consider this our leaving gift to the UK Border Agency, due to be renamed and reorganized in the future – except it turns out it’ll mainly be “the same jobs”, “in the same places”, “with the same mission”. We know that their same regime of exploitation will continue more adapted and integrated, so likewise our war is perpetually against all forms of categorization and control that attempt to hinder free movement and wild life on Earth. Nothing is over, everything continues.

Borderless Solidarity Cell (Informal Anarchist Federation)

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Dark Nights #34 : ‘In Memory of Mauricio Morales’ – June 2013 (ACN)

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Download: Dark Nights #34 – Corrected

June issue of Dark Nights dedicated to the combative memory of Mauricio Morales.

Other contents include: CCF trial reports; Letter from A.Theofilou; Letter from anarchist prisoners Fivos Harisis & Argiris Dalios; Update on Gabriel Pombo da Silva by Marco Camenisch; Italy: ‘Operation Ardire’ – Update; Belgium: ‘Operation Ashes’: Comrades’ houses raided; Catalunya: Raids and arrests as 5 anarchists are jailed in Madrid.

For a black plague that spreads the virus of anarchy.

http://325.nostate.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/dark-nights-34.pdf

Anti-Copyright Network 2013
International Translation & Counter Information

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Dark Nights #33 : ‘The Submissive Crowd’ & ‘About the case of the arrested anarchists in Nea Filadelfia (Northern Athens)’ – May 2013 (ACN)

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Download: Dark Nights #33

1. About the case of the arrested anarchists in Nea Filadelfeia (Greece)
2. ‘The Submissive Crowd’ by L
3. Athens, Greece: Conspiracy of Cells of Fire – Trial updates
4. Letter from anarchist prisoner Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos
5. Manolada: Workers demand pay, Golden Dawn open fire (Greece)
6. Gabriel Pombo da Silva transferred back to Villena Prison (Spain)
7. Mayday build up for anti-G8 (UK)
8. Accused anarchist, Henry Zegarrundo, given house arrest (Bolivia)
9. Letter from Stefano Gabriele Fosco about a non-controversy (Italy)
10. RadioAzone: Wires of the telephone line and ADSL found cut (Italy)
11. Update about anarchist prisoners Nicola and Alfredo (Italy)
12 Lecce: Update on repression and anti-militarist protests (Italy)
13. Three letters of advice for saboteurs from Marco Camenisch
14. Marcelo Villarroel ‘Let’s walk together: it’s time to fight!!’ (Chile)
15. Extracted Interview with Alfredo Bonanno

http://325.nostate.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/dark-nights-33.pdf


ANTI-COPYRIGHT NETWORK 2013

INTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF COUNTER-INFORMATION & TRANSLATION

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Gabriel Pombo da Silva transferred back to Villena Prison (Spain)

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

from materialanarquista, transl waronsociety:

Remember that he was already in Villena and was transferred to Valdemoro to bring him to the National Hearing to give testimony in relation to the events in Italy (Operation Ardire). After Gabriel’s refusal to give any statement, he was again transferred to Villena, again to keep him distant from his environment of family and friends.

His address is:

Gabriel Pombo da Silva

Centro Penitenciario Alicante II,
Ctra. N-330, km. 66,
03400 Villena (Alicante)
Spain

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Dark Nights #32 : Words from José Miguel Sánchez to all the comrades and underground action groups of the world – Apr 2013 (ACN)

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

PDF Freesheet to be printed off and distributed. Assembled from international news and reports. Returns after a month break in the regular release schedule… change is coming…

Dark Nights #32

1. Words from José Miguel Sánchez to all the comrades and underground action groups of the world.
2. Editorial – Who are we?
3. Letter from Alfredo Cospito and Nicola Gai.
4. Marco Camenisch writes about the decision of the court of review on Stefano and Elisa’s case.
5. Report from imprisoned anarchist comrade Giuseppe Lo Turco.
6. Anarchist comrade Giulia released from prison and put under house arrest.
7. Turin: Arrests and other restrictive measures: three comrades are jailed.
8. Update about Gabriel Pombo Da Silva.
9. Mail addresses for the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire.
10. Italy: FAI/FRI claim parcel bombs against La Stampa and Europol.

ORGANISE / RESIST / REPLICATE

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Anger Unit / ICR-FAI-IRF torch 3 buildings owned by the Major of Aceh Tamiang, Hamdan Sati (Indonesia)

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

We speak through fire. To remember and always keep on our mind, our sisters and brothers who are kidnapped by the state and seized behind bars. To continue the urban guerrilla warfare against enemies of freedom. Let the action speak for us.

On March 31, we burned down 3 buildings owned by the Major of Aceh Tamiang, Hamdan Sati. This is our first action done in Aceh, a region where religious fundamentalists in the past threw 64 punks into a rehabilitation camp and made them ‘normal’. But, we want to clarify that we aren’t Acehnese. We have no citizenship because we are borderless. We are the angry ones who light the fire of freedom.

Solidarity to the imprisoned members of CCF and Th. Mavropoulos, Camenisch, da Silva and Italian comrades arrested during the Ardire, Thor, and Mangifuoco operations and to Cospito and Gai. And last but not least, we salute our fire to comrades of Kozani 4 who were recently arrested.

War continues

Anger Unit
ICR/FAI/IRF

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Mass media video links about the action:
video.news.viva.co.id/read/24435-kelompok-misterius-bakar-3-gedung-milik-bupati-aceh-tamiang

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Jakarta: Claim of responsibility for shopping area arson by Anger Unit / ICR-FAI-IRF (Indonesia)

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

There is no reason to step back. War continues as always and must be more violent each and every time. All of the infrastructures of the society are our targets and there are no excuses to let one still stand against the beautiful sky. All the buildings are the walls against our sight to see the stars, the same stars which our imprisoned and guerrilla comrades in other part of the world are also seeing.

Through the fire, we want to send our warmest greetings to the knights warriors around the globe who still carry on attacks as our revolutionary way. To the brave and dignified prisoners who kept their head up against the misery and cowardice of ‘reformist’ anarchists.

Last night (Friday, 22 February), we burned down another property of Society. We placed an incendiary of fire in the middle-class shopping areas in North Jakarta. We burn the shops as our sample and to once again call the individuals to create their own attacks –especially in Indonesia and South East Asia. We showed through practice that each individual can bring their anger into fire and gasoline without the specializations of elite units. We are not vanguards or the messiah to save the Society. We are the angry individuals who only want to burn down Society.

Only cowards –even self-proclaimed as anarchists– who only see the fire is rising and covering the sky with dark smokes and doing nothing. Cowards are the integral parts of the Society who are always waiting for the ‘right moments’ and trying to keep their life in the comfort zones. And we point out the cowards as our enemies and we will hunt you down also. In the future, we will not feel sorry if in our actions to attack Society, we are risking the life of someone.

From now, we will limit our revolutionary greetings to the comrades who in our judgements are revolutionary. We will not let our fire warm the ‘innocent’, ‘reformist’, ‘pacifist’, ‘formal and pro-judicial anarchists’, ‘facebook anarchists’ and other cowards. Our actions always are only for ourselves and our individualistic values and for the revolutionary comrades.

And through the fire, we send our love to the imprisoned comrades: Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, the 4 anarchists who are recently accused for double robbery in Greece, Alfredo and Nicola and other comrades who accused in Operation Thor, Ixodae, Mangifuoco, and similar repressions in Italy, to Gabriel Pombo da Silva and to Marco Camenisch, to Marcelo, Juan, Fredy, Ivan & Carla in Chile, to Henry in Bolivia, to injured one Tripa Lopez in Mexico, to Tukijo and to the insurrectionary prisoners behind state bars who always kept their dignity and revolutionary values. We also want to send our love to the comrades on the run: Felicity, Hans and others. Keep running and do not let the enemies catch you.

Love and revolutionary greetings to the individuals, cells and groups of Informal Anarchist FederationInternational Revolutionary Front. Let’s surround Society with our fires.

War continues until the collapse of the society.

Anger Unit
International Conspiracy for Revenge
FAI – IRF

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Dark Nights #31 : ‘Letter from the 4 arrested anarchists – Kozani case’ + ‘Soli-days for Felicity Ann Ryder’ – Feb 2013 (ACN)

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Black February freesheet to download and distribute. Dark Nights is the relentless printed contribution to the internationalist struggle from the Anti-Copyright Network – produced from the updates and reports of the informal and ever-changing International Network of Counter-Information and Translation.

PDF: Download Dark Nights 31

1. Greece: Letter from the 4 arrested anarchists concerning their double robbery in Velvento, Kozani.
2. Call for two weeks of solidarity actions with fugitive anarchist Felicity Ann Ryder.
3. Concerning the 4 arrests in Kozani, Greece by CCF imprisoned members.
4. Brief message of solidarity with the arrested comrades from 325.
5. Brief message of solidarity with the arrested ones from Asimetris & ex-Negasi.
6. Switzerland: An update from imprisoned anarchist Marco Camenisch concerning his failed release.
7. Spain: Gabriel Pombo Da Silva is moved to Alicante.
8. Italy: Anarchist comrades Alfredo and Sergio on hunger strike.
9. Italy: Conspiracy charges are dropped at the appeal trial – Operation ‘Brushwood’.
10. Direct Action Chronology.

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Gabriel Pombo Da Silva, Incommunicado in Spain

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Anarchist prisoner Gabriel Pombo da Silva, arrested as one of the Aachen 4, has recently been transferred to Spain, where he is currently being held incommunicado – without visits or telephone access.

Please send faxes protesting his treatment to Soto del Real prison:
00 34 91 844 78 03
00 34 91 844 77 12

Send cards and letters of solidarity to Gabriel at:

Gabriel Pombo da Silva
Centro Penitenciario Madrid V
Soto del Real
C.P. 28770
A.C. 200 MADRID
SPAIN

Leeds Anarchist Black Cross

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Series of incendiary attacks by the Earth Liberation Front- Indonesia Fraction

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

(KOMUNIKE VERSI BAHASA INDONESIA)

Perjuangan kami tidak dapat dibatasi dalam terma-terma peradaban. Kami tak dapat dimengerti. Kami liar dan merupakan musuh peradaban. Tidak hanya negara dan kapital, tapi seluruh peradaban: kami menentang seluruhnya.

Kami adalah mereka yang dengan bangga menanggalkan kedamaian sosial, melangkah keluar dari zona-zona nyaman kami dan melakukan serangan terhadap apa yang kami benci. Kami mendeklarasikan perang terhadap peradaban dan seluruh propertinya dan bergabung dalam perang gerilya urban internasional bersama saudara-saudari seperjuangan kami di Federasi Informal Anarkis dan Front Revolusioner Internasional.

Kami mengklaim dan mengambil tanggung jawab atas aksi pembakaran terhadap mobil dan rumah Wakil Sekretaris DPD Demokrat (partai pemenang pemilu 2009) di Sumatera Selatan, aksi pembakaran terhadap 4 mesin ATM di Makassar, dan serangan terhadap dua gardu listrik di Jakarta selama seminggu terakhir.

Aksi-aksi kami dipersembahkan sebagai solidaritas terhadap perjuangan petani Ogan Kemilir Ilir, kepada pemberontak di Papua: Buktar Tabuni dan Dominikus Sorabut yang ditahan oleh pemerintah Indonesia, kepada seluruh perjuangan anti tambang yang tersebar dan mekar di sepanjang pesisir selatan Jawa, dan kepada masyarakat adat di Kalimantan, Mentawai, Jambi dan Papua.

Kami juga mengirimkan salam revolusioner teruntuk Tukijo: petani pemberani dan terhormat dari Kulon Progo, teruntuk tahanan-tahanan kasus NO TAV, tahanan-tahanan ELF di Amerika Serikat, teruntuk Marco Camenisch dan Gabriel Pombo da Silva, juga teruntuk para tahanan anarkis yang tidak pernah mundur dan tunduk di bawah hukum.

Juga kepada organisasi-organisasi revolusioner: Konspirasi Sel-sel Api (KSA) dan Perjuangan Revolusioner (PR) di Yunani, seluruh seksi dan fraksi dari Front Pembebasan Bumi (FPB) dan Front Pembebasan Hewan (FPH) di seluruh dunia, Individu-individu Yang Liar (IYL) di Meksiko, dan seluruh sel Federasi Informal Anarkis/Front Revolusioner Internasional (FIA/FRI).

Kepada para kamerad Konspirasi Internasional untuk Balas Dendam: mari bakar habis kemeleratan dan perbudakan!

Hingga pada keruntuhan peradaban!
Hingga pada kebebasan utuh dan kehidupan liar!

Front Pembebasan Bumi
Fraksi Indonesia


(ENGLISH VERSION COMMUNIQUE)

Our struggle can’t be limited under civilization terms. We out of it. We are wild and we are enemies of civilization. Not only the state and capital (in old terms of anarchism), but all the civilization: we are against it.

We are the ones who proudly throw out the social peace, walk out from our comfort zones and carried an attack actions against what we hate. We are declaring war against civilization and it’s property and join in the international urban guerrilla warfare with all our brothers and sisters in Informal Anarchist Federation and International Revolutionary Front.

We claim and take responsibility for arsons against car and shop belonging to the Vice Secretary of Demokrat in South Sumatera (winning party of 2009 general election), arsons against 4 ATMs in Makassar, and actions against two electrical substations during last week in Jakarta.

Our actions are dedicated to the farmers struggle in Ogan Kemilir Ilir, to the rebels in Papua: Buktar Tabuni and Dominikus Sorabut who are imprisoned by the Indonesian State, to the struggles against mining which spread and blossomed in south coast of Java, and to the natives in Kalimantan, Mentawai, Jambi and Papua.

We also want to send our revolutionary greetings to Tukijo: brave and dignified farmer from Kulon Progo, to the NO TAV prisoners in Italia, to the ELF prisoners in USA, to Marco Camenisch and Gabriel Pombo da Silva and to all anarchist prisoners who never step down and bow under the law.

Also to revolutionary organizations: Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (CCF) and Epasnatatikos Agonas (EA) in Greece, all the sections and fractions of Earth Liberation Front (ELF) and Animal Liberation Front (ALF) around the world, to Individualidades Tendiendo a lo Salvaje (ITS) in Mexico and to all cells of Informal Anarchist Federation/International Revolutionary Front (FAI/IRF).

To our comrades of International Conspiracy for Revenge: let’s burn down this misery and slavery!

Till the collapse of this civilization!
Till to the total freedom and wild life!


Earth Liberation Front
Indonesian Fraction

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Gabriel Pombo da Silva in Madrid prison transfer (Spain)

Friday, January 25th, 2013

According to a message we received from RadioAzione, Gabriel Pombo da Silva, anarchist fighter imprisoned by German authorities after a shootout with border cops, has been extradited to Madrid. Gabriel had escaped from the prisons of Spain and fled, now it is thought he’ll be forced to ‘finish’ his prison time before being released.

Destroy the prisons and detention centres

Freedom for Gabriel

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Tomohon: Vehicle arson by Argirou Cell / ICR – FRI – FAI (Indonesia)

Friday, January 11th, 2013

325 receives and transmits:

Last night [10/1/13], we did it once again. Direct action based on our revolutionary values, as nihilists, as individualists and as an expression of the hatred of this society. Covered by the night, we burned a private car in Tomohon (small city in North Sulawesi), owned by an unknown person. It was a car located near the local TV station in that town. A car as a symbol of slavery, eco-disaster and the meaninglessness of life.

We believe, through direct action each revolutionary can speak, even separated by continents and nation-state borders. We believe that revolutionary actions speak loud and reach our sisters and brothers in the Informal Anarchist Federation – International Revolutionary Front.

We dedicate our action to our brother in arms, Panagiotis Argirou, –revolutionary and proud member of Conspiracy of Cells of Fire– who fell down and has to face surgery. When we heard this news, it hurt our heart. We burned a car to send our warmest revolutionary greetings to you, comrade. To let our enemies know that no revolutionary will be left alone. Strength brother! Fire of health for you.

To other members of Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and revolutionary anarchist, T. Mavropoulos: all of you are never alone. Our actions are also your revenge.

Not to forget to mention our brothers in Italy who are kidnapped by the state and are seized behind bars. To Alfredo Cospito and Nicola Gai. Our hearts always with both of you.

We also want to send our revolutionary greetings to Villa Amalias and all the free spaces that are invaded by our enemies. To all squatters who are kidnapped by pigs of the state. Your bravery inspires us to keep our heads up. ‘Fire’ is how we spell solidarity.

And to all anarchist prisoners: to Ivan and Carla, Freddy, Marcelo and Juan, in Chile, to Henry in Bolivia, to John Bowden, to Gabriel Pombo da Silva, to Marco Camenisch, and others around the world. This fire is a metaphor of hugs from us full of respect, solidarity and anger against Power.

Salute!

Argirou Cell
International Conspiracy for Revenge
International Revolutionary Front
Informal Anarchist Federation

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A communiqué from imprisoned anarchist Elisa, who is undertaking hunger strike in solidarity with Marco Camenisch (Italy)

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

From informa-azione.info - Translation act for freedom now/B.pd

We receive and transmit a communiqué from Elisa, an anarchist comrade imprisoned since June 13 following operation ‘Ardire’.

To all those who don’t stop struggling

6 months after my arrest (‘Operation Ardire’… June 13 2012… Ordinance of the prosecution of Perugia) I announce that I am going to undertake a second round of hunger strike from 22nd December to 29th December. This is a protest for the release of our brother and comrade in the struggle Marco Camenisch. The protest is being carried out by a number of comrades taking turns (besides me and dear comrade Gabriel Pombo da Silva I still don’t know which other comrades are taking part in the protest… here I won’t dwell on organizational difficulties or on the ‘bad tricks’ of censorship).
Is this symbolic hunger strike or is it undertaken to make a claim? I no longer know, I’m no longer interested! (more…)

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‘In any case, no regret’ by RadioAzione (Italy)

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

In recent months, in spite of countless investigations and trials against a great number of anarchist comrades all over the world, solidarity with imprisoned comrades has made remarkable progress everywhere. Solidarity weeks and actions have been following one another for months and “solidarity” is increasingly becoming something more than a written word.

Not only has the informal FAI expressed their solidarity through an uproar of explosive powder but also many other groups, at times set up only for the occasion, have done so… through the heat of fire that burnt numerous symbols and pillars of State-Capital all over the world. However, as far as Italy is concerned, this roar is not being exposed openly, on the contrary, papers, websites and blogs are keeping it hidden or are overshadowing it. Perhaps this is due to fear of being involved in future investigations or due to other reasons… perhaps it is better to talk about ‘distant’ or ‘more presentable’ struggles rather than being committed to spreading communiqués, claims and actions concerning one’s own country. Some of the imprisoned comrades are receiving open support, whereas others are kept at a distance because they are considered ‘pests’.

As far as RadioAzione is concerned, we prefer to give solidarity to all the comrades, even those who don’t have affinity with us, and complicity to few of them without fearing of getting ‘polluted’.
If one thinks one is risking less if one only talks about less radical struggles, this is wrong (consider for example the heavy sentences inflicted for the Genoa G8 or the months in prison or under house arrest for the demos against the TAV).

In June the ‘Ardire’ investigation carried out by the prosecution of Perugia led to the arrest of many comrades. The goals of this investigation were two-fold:

- To prevent Marco Camenisch from being released and to make Gabriel Pombo da Silva’s transfer more difficult to be achieved.

- To silence with imprisonment those who had given voice to actions and communiqués in their blogs.

Needless to say, various public prosecutors invent a number of fanciful details in order to make ordinances of remand in custody effective: this is a well known practice and, honestly, those who are writing these lines are not interested in dwelling on this aspect or examine the thesis of our hangmen.
What we are interested in, is never taking a single step back but always one forward! Up to a few months ago the blog of RadioAzione was being updated but not as regularly as it is now. The Dirette d’Azione had no regular updating but viewers could know the date and time of broadcasting. In particular, the operation ‘Ardire’ has made it necessary to change our plans for both the blog and the radio. Among great difficulties we are trying to keep the blog updated every day and at the same time we are trying to keep in touch with many comrades all over the world. Live programmes (Dirette d’Azione) have been broadcast twice for a couple of weeks, in the same days and at the same time.

The most important thing for those involved in this project is to give voice to the imprisoned comrades (with affinity pieces of writing) and to direct actions and claims, to the face of some ‘Comodi-no’ [Comodi is the public prosecutor of operation ‘Ardire’; comodino means ‘bedside table’, TN] which would like to become ‘Comò’ [which means ‘chest of drawers’, TN], but which in the end will turn to a shoe racks full of shoes ready to kick her arse [Comodi is a woman prosecutor, TN].

RadioAzione, therefore, will continue to give voice to radical struggles against the existent, without problems or worries. Prison, house arrest and investigations didn’t manage to affect my ideas… let alone the ‘threat’ of possible incoming investigations.

And what if this should happen? Since I realized what I want, I have always remembered a sentence: ‘In any case, no regret’.

Solidarity with all the imprisoned comrades all over the world! Complicity with a few of them! Fire to all prisons! Freedom for all! For insurrection, for anarchy!

December 2012, A.M. (After Maya)
RadioAzione

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Anarchist prisoners conduct hunger strike in solidarity with Marco Camenisch, who is still held in the Swiss dungeons (Germany & Italy)

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

From Contrainfo:

RadioAzione reports that, as of December 15th, imprisoned comrade Gabriel Pombo Da Silva is on hunger strike in solidarity with anarchist Marco Camenisch, who is facing yet another proceeding starting from scratch regarding his just request for conditional release.

Gabriel will be on strike in the prison of Aachen, Germany, until the 21st of December. Then it will be the turn of comrade Elisa Di Bernardo, who is held in the prison of Rebibbia, Italy. She will conduct hunger strike in the week from the 22nd to the 29th of December. A confirmation of a third round is awaited, which will likely include a strike by comrade Sergio Maria Stefani, incarcerated in the prison of Alessandria, Italy.

As Gabriel already suggested, the solidarity strike can be continued even in January 2013, if fellow prisoners are willing and able to participate in this protest for the immediate liberation of Marco.

Elisa (editor of Culmine, along with prisoner Stefano Gabriele Fosco) as well as Sergio are among the eight comrades who have been remanded in custody in the context of ‘Operation Boldness (Ardire)’. The particular anti-anarchist construct was initiated by the Italian State in June 2012, and implicates Marco and Gabriel, too, among others.

To all the comrades outside the prison walls, who want to feel closeness with Marco and other imprisoned anarchists: you do just that; let solidarity with imprisoned comrades shine.

Strength to prisoners in struggle!

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Dark Nights 29: Considerations on Action and Anarchy – Dec 2012 (ACN)

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Download and distribute – December 2012 version of the international anti-prison anarchist freesheet to copy on the fly.

PDF: Dark Nights 29: Considerations on Action and Anarchy

Frontpage article from Italy considers the laming of Ansaldo Nucleare CEO Roberto Adinolfi, the zine also includes letters from imprisoned anarchist comrades, news and a direct action/sabotage round-up. Gabriel Pombo da Silva penned a letter in solidarity with Marco Camenisch this month, Marco is a persecuted eco-anarchist standing firm against the inquisition of nun Manuela Comodi in Italy and the prison authorities of Switzerland. Lastly, but not least, the call for an International Direct Action Week in solidarity with the always unyielding Mario Antonio López ‘Tripa’ from the 15th to the 22nd of December by the Anticivilization Fraction of the Earth Liberation Front in Mexico.

Not forgetting the yearly call for international anti-prison demonstrations and actions on New Years Eve – the time when people are encouraged by the system to spend even more money in consumerist temples and forget their problems through illusions.

Merry Crisis & Happy New Fear – For a Black Xmas!

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Letter from Gabriel Pombo da Silva (Germany)

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Actforfreedomnow/ Read English version here. 325 receives and transmits:

Aachen, Noviembre 2012

“Nosotros vivimos más allá del bien y del mal, porque todo lo que es grande pertenece a la belleza!
También el “delito”, también la “perversidad”, también el “dolor”!
Y nosotros deseamos ser grandes como nuestro “delito”!
Para no calumniarlo.
Deseamos ser grandes como nuestra “perversidad”!
Para volverla consciente.
Deseamos ser grandes como nuestro dolor!
Para serle DIGNOS. Porque venimos de lo alto.
De la casa de la belleza..

Renzo Novatore

Con toda seguridad sea esta belleza infinita, compañer@s, aquello que le “reprochan” los llamados “servicios sociales” de la cárcel de Lenzburg a nuestro hermano Marco Camenisch. Su dignidad y grandeza debe ser una terrible amenaza para quienes se han acostumbrado a ejercer un poder absoluto sobre una población inerme y sin ningún tipo de conciencia política, como son los presos en el pequeño país Helvético.
Reproche y “temor”, pues ya se sabe lo que sucede cuando los “símbolos” se vuelven “ejemplos” y los “ejemplos” camino…camino a seguir.

En la diminuta y poderosa Suiza (donde Marco es el único prisionero político) l@s sum@s inquisido@s del dominio ya no se contentan con el secuestro del cuerpo durante décadas de nuestro compañero sino que pretenden (inútilmente) la “renuncia” de su espíritu combativo. No les “basta” que se hayan cumplido sus podridos y enfermizos “requisitos legales”, lo quieren absolutamente TODO!!!
Esta es la conclusión a la que he llegado después de haber leído el “Recurso de Apelación” presentado por su abogado Bernard Rambert en lo relativo a su excarcelación (libertad condicional) que hubiese debido efectuarse el pasado 7 de Mayo, después de haber “cumplido” las 2/3 partes de la condena máxima contemplada en este país.

Facto es que Marco lleva 21 años ininterrumpidamente desde que fué detenido en Italia el 5 de Noviembre de 1991 (después de 10 años en “búsqueda y captura” tras haberse fugado de la prisión de Pöschwies en 1981) y haber sido entregado (tras cumplir la condena en Italia) en el año 2001 al país Helvético…
Pese a tener todos los “requisitos legales” (omitiré aquí hablar de losmeramente “humanitarios”) para su libertad condicional, precisa, según parece, del “visto bueno” de los llamados “servicios sociales”, y esto es lo que reclaman de nuestro compañero los llamados “servicios sociales” y cito textualmente:

Se niega a “confrontarse con su pasado”
Se niega a aceptar “apoyo psicológico”
Se muestra “incoperativo”
Continúa manteniendo “contacto político con compañer@s de ideas”
Se niega a “distanciarse de su visión del mundo”
Y qué (por todo lo mencionado anteriormente) se “pronostica” un “elevado riesgo” de reincidencia en lo relativo a “delitos” de “asesinato”, “lesiones”, “atentados explosivos” y/o destrucción de estructuras públicas…

He traducido literalmente del alemán aquello que los redactores de este “informe” han escrito, lo único que yo le he añadido son las comillas. En cuanto a “Weltanschauung” puede traducirse como “ideales” y/o “visión del mundo”.

Yo pienso, herma@s, que cuando leáis los párrafos anteriores (lo que reclamas estos seres indignos de nuestro compañero) sentiréis arder en vuestra sangre lo mismo que yo he sentido cuando lo he leído… yo soy un hombre sencillo que os habla de igual a igual mirándoos a los ojos; no soy un político y tampoco un abogado, por eso no os pido “votos” ni “firmas” ni “peticiones”…No pido a mis herman@s más de lo que yo mismo no estaría dispuesto a hacer por cualquiera de vosotr@s en la misma situación. Predicar con el ejemplo siempre ha sido y será mi única “divisa”. Por eso deseo que sepáis que escribiéndome con la compañera Elisa (Di Bernardo) le he propuesto hacer una Huelga de Hambre rotativa (de una semana cada un@ reclamando la liberación inmediata de nuestro compañero Marco para el mes de Diciembre. El primer “turno” de esta HH solidaria sera el 1 de Diciembre al 8, y así sucesivamente. Por razones que ya expliqué a nuestra compañer a yo me cojo el tercer turno (del 15 al 22 de diciembre). Los compa ñeros presos que deseen sumarse a esta iniciativa deberann buscar la forma de hacerlo público..
Nosotros no vamos a mendigar ni a convencer a nadie a sumarse a esta iniciativa.
Quien lo desee ya sabe cómo actuar.

Ya me imagino a los “servicios” de todo tipo y color buscando en este nuevo “escrito/comunicado” más argumentos y razones para sus tribunales inquisitoriales.
A vosotr@s os digo sin ningún pudor: anda y que os jodan pendej@s!!!

“Lo terrible de verdad
es que te venza el miedo
Lo terrible es que no entiendas
que el precio de la libertad
no es nada
al lado de la opresión
Lo terrible es no luchar por tu dignidad
Lo terrible es ser como un gusano
que se deja aplastar
Lo terrible es la indiferencia
Lo terrible es vivir sólo para uno
Lo terrible es no tener esperanza
Lo terrible es no soñar…”

Oscar Fuentes (Estudiante asesinado en una protesta el 9 de Abril de 1985 en Santiago de Chile)

El apartado de saludos y abrazos es enorme no en vano la represión continúa a lo largo y lo ancho del mundo como lo hacen también las luchas (lo que siempre es un estímulo): a los hermanos de las CCF/FAI/FRI en Grecia y el mundo; a Nicola y Alfredo, recientemente detenidos en Italia y a la compañera Anna en arresto domiciliario; a nuestro hermano Tortuga que el 19 de Noviembre (día de mi 45 cumpleaños) se decidirá si lo vuelven a encerrar o no (suerte hermano!) a los compañeros del caso security, a los compañeros fugitivos, que vuestra libertad dure siempre: en fin, a tod@s l@s que luchan y han luchado: ayer, hoy y siempre…

Por una Navidad Negra! Por un invierno combativo! Marco libero!
Vivan los compañeros! Viva la Anarquía!

Gabriel

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Gabriel is an anarchist held hostage in Aachen prison, Germany, from where his letters, ideas and acts regularly escape, giving warmth and joy to numerous comrades. He is accused in Operation Ardire, the Italian anti-anarchist inquisition overseen by the nun Manuela Comodi.

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Gabriel Pombo Da Silva – “Don Pedro” an authentic stoic (Spain)

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

From liberaciontotal, transl waronsociety:

Don Pedro was (and may still be) a “true Stoic,” a “Unique” and “Egoist” being who ended up in prison for killing or stabbing someone (I have never been able to find out the entirety of that chapter of his life)…

I met him in the “Special Department” (FIES module) of “El Acebuche,” in Almería. Physically, he was a person who perfectly matched that stereotype we all have of Don Quijote: relatively tall, thin, in his fifties, with a pointy grey goatee and short hair… (more…)

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