Posts Tagged ‘Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)’
Phoenix Project #14: ‘Live Wires FAI/ELF’ take responsibility for 4 Arsons against Bristol’s cellular transmission infrastructure over 24 Hours (UK)
Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
325 receives and transmits this communique released on the June 11th International Day of Solidarity for Marie Mason, Eric McDavid and all long-term anarchist prisoners:
Around Bristol between June 9th-10th, we left 7 mobile phone antennae in flames. Daily continuation of capitalist society is dependent on uninterrupted flows (of goods, people, data, and energy) and the communications grid is no exception. The limited uses most of us can make from these flows only mask the way they are mainly used to oversee and impose the dominant order, and increase its’ reach and control.
You need only look to how the values of connectivity, speed, and mobility that are embodied in a mobile phone (for example) facilitate a relentless consumer culture and the requirement to be available and flexible at all times: as much for the benefit of the boss and the advertiser as for your family or friends. This is fully consistent with the modern restructuring and decentralisation of the gigantic productive system which this society subjects us to. Hindering all this was our objective.
2 antennae went up simultaneously, in Hambrook and outside Ram Hill business park in Coalpit Heath, both owned by O2. This is also not the first time O2 have been singled out for damage acts because of the contracts they hold in the migrant detention industry, with cops, and tagging for the probation service. Some hours later a 3rd O2 antenna went up in Coombe Dingle, at the same time as a 4th fire was lit after gaining access to transmission units connected to the huge BT telecommunication tower in Lockleaze. Signals that will have been affected are those of O2, T-Mobile, Orange and Vodaphone.
These corporations variously are connected to the field of military equipment and armament, use prison labour, and are famous for readily collaborating with electronic policing by the secret services (now that widespread data-surveillance is well known) while not even stopping at financing Oxford university with its’ extensive animal experimentation labs. This has already led to their interests being attacked in Berlin (T-Mobile’s parent company*), Paris (Orange*), and Banbury (Vodaphone*).
For all above reasons it is always good to harm these corporations, structurally and economically, and then there is the issue of the antennae themselves radiating who knows how much harmfulness to nearby species. There were the publicised cases in Bristol even some years ago of a woman in Shirehampton who complained of the affects of an antenna put up on her high rise flatblock and later died from a brain tumor, while an antenna nicknamed The Tower of Doom was withdrawn from Staple Hill after cancer rates soared. Evidence has mounted up that prolonged use of mobile phones damages the immune system, decreases fertility, and causes brain tumors and cancers: especially in the young. We should mention that the antenna we burned in Coombe Dingle is one of three on the grounds of a university sports pitch also marketed for schools, as are many others. Additionally, twisted lab technicians claim to have deduced from experimentation on other mammals (built on torture like so much scientific research) that exposure while still in the womb “significantly damages brain function, structure and behaviour and suggested that these exposures could contribute to children’s behavioural disorders”.
These products were and still are pushed on us as harmless, although nearly every study that claims this was funded by the industry itself, when we had no idea of the long term affects, similarly to the marketing of asbestos or smoking before they began to show their deadly toll (to use only 2 better known examples among thousands). These days even researchers at Bristol university concede the dangers of cellular use. What a surprise….the permanently wired environment turns out to be toxic, while companies make a killing in profits and the government receives billions in taxes and licensing. For most people prolonged contact with mobile phones or wireless networks in general seems unavoidable, for work or to avoid social marginalisation, in the street, on public transport, or at home: we are soaking in one more accumulative barrage in a poisonous, anti-human and anti-life civilisation that grows by the day.
A recurring feature of the estrangement that technologies such as mobile phones actually cultivate between individuals, is how many addicted to their constant use now prefer to text message or to “tweet” to avoid the prospect of real life contact, and how many only feel safe communicating from behind a device. It is now completely standard for people to spend the majority of their waking hours interfacing with one screen or another. Up and coming inventions such as Google Glass attempt to make this enclosure near total (although also dependent in part on uninterrupted transmission infrastructure). As a society that lives through highly complex technologies, we no longer fully inhabit our bodies and environment but instead some part of the techno-hive: and it is no longer only nerds and the young who practically call this virtual reality their home. As the sphere dominated by information technology expands, what is considered socially of importance in our actual lives shrinks to what can be conveyed and received by the device, and so narrowing human emotion and experience. Or think about the obsessive urge to treat modern life as something less to be lived than to be documented in each detail for passive consumption on the “social” networks, as another example of colonisation by capitalism and its’ technology.
Planning and carrying out your existence digitally also allows the possibilities of unprecedented surveillance, and it hinders active rebellion or even questioning of the dominant order by flagging up “abnormalities” in what you often voluntarily share with your friends or “Friends.” At the same time, concerted exploitation of the base populations around the world and ecological pillage to the point of collapse continues to fatten the same rich parasites’ pockets, and technological immersion helps people neither relate nor care. On the contrary millions now hunger for their part in the way of life that is killing everything.
With an anarchist perspective in search of free and fulfilling existence, we fight to do away with all technologies born from the toxification and slavery of mines, factories, and industrial infrastructures, and for our daily communication to be as unmediated as possible. Taking down these few nodes was not enough for us, it is not a case of simply abandoning the uses of a particular device alone, but it is erasing the whole social system which first trapped us in its’ “necessity” which is the challenge. We found antennae an easy way to start: it is simply a matter of burning tires between the exposed cables and away you go. In North Lanarkshire, Scottish villagers even felled one. By reflecting on radical and anti-industrial history in Britain (such as the Swing and Luddite insurrections), as well as contemporary anarchist guerrilla praxis, we can see the advantage of low-tech, cheap, and easily reproducible tactics to wreck machinery that encloses and impoverishes us, on an even more intimate level presently than ever before. These ubiquitous (and highly expensive) structures are spread around every town or city and further industrialising the countryside, where they are sometimes painted green in the attempt to camouflage them: and disgustingly even have bird and bat nesting boxes mounted on some. Their guardians cannot always be watching them all so it is up to our ingenuity to remain a step ahead and stretch their forces thin. This and every network has its’ weak points, in these cracks in the architecture of control that afford us leverage: a destructive capacity we are appropriating. As the promises of hyper-technified modern culture continue to show their shallowness, rebels will carry on acting against the noxious installations and the way of life they feed.
“….Resistance against the Technological-Industrial Machine lives only through the path of liberation from every power and order, runs towards an event horizon where nothing has been written yet.” – Letter from Gianluca Iacovacci, from C.R. San Michele prison
Our attack is not separate from overall anarchist subversion by all means, which naturally includes solidarity with our prisoners in enemy hands. A wild greeting from Bristol to Adriano Antonacci, no less than to his friend and comrade Gianluca (FAI/IRF Subversive Anti-Civilisation Individualities) whose brave lone acts in Rome he is also accused of. Hello to the new anarchist and anti-colonial groups in Hong Kong and Australia, and solidarity to the Paris ten accused of sabotaging prison profiteers.
Our attack came at a time when the networks are already set to be overloaded by the World Cup hysteria, to show our complicity with the insurgent fighters in Brazil as they answer massive dispossession and militarised slum clearances for the opulence of the games with street battles and arson. Because it should be remembered that the enthralling spectacle, that is staged to make the rich yet more money and to distract us from our daily humiliations, is based on the State and Capital’s violence against resisters, the indigenous, and the poorest in Brazilian society.
Let’s not forget Marie Mason and Eric McDavid: both are still behind bars after State repression and entrapment which followed an early string of Earth Liberation Front strikes in the USA. Years later the earth liberation struggle is not defeated either in spirit or in practice. The fight goes on with fur farms raided and emptied across North America, and our incendiary-minded sisters or brothers prowling the besieged Turkish forests, the streets of the Costa Rican metropolis, or the techno-industrial developments in Switzerland (on the last note: a quick reminder that the continuing legal threats against the released anarchists Silvia, Costas and Billy, and also the latest vindictive treatment of Marco Camenisch around his prison transfer, have not gone unnoticed by the international fire-starters).
Down with the society based on dominating earth and all its’ creatures.
Live Wires FAI/ELF
(14th contribution to the international Phoenix Project, one more part of a war that will never be contained by a legal code)
Tags: Arson, Bristol, Earth Liberation Front, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Solidarity, June 11th Solidarity, Live Wires FAI/ELF, Phoenix Project, Sabotage, UK, Vodafone
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Sunday, June 8th, 2014
Inter Arma received and translated:
One and a half months after my arrest, I made a public statement claiming responsibility for the shipping of a parcel bomb to the former chief of the counter-terrorism agency. In this action there are no instigators. I acted alone, based on my values and none of my comrades, who are being trialed with me today, took part in it. Lastly, I want to send my solidarity to all the imprisoned anarchists of the Informal Anarchist Federation.
Saturday, June 7th, 2014
The decisiveness of our struggle and our solidarity are our only “lethal weapons”.
Dear comrades I am imprisoned, like many others, targeted by the oppression of the state, which seeks to annihilate us. Not for what one does, but for what we “risk” to be, to say, to think.
I am riding, along with Adriano and many others, on the judicial roller coaster of the mediated anti-terrorist clique of democracy. First of all, I want to thank all the comrades, who expressed their solidarity, directly or indirectly, even from beyond the borders, as I am convinced that they support us with their very presence within the struggle.
We share the same rage for this grey and miserable existent, which crushes us and for which we feel the same wounds but also the same joy for the wonderful reality of our dreams and our desires. My state is the one of a hostile individual, a captive and a prisoner. (more…)
Tags: FAI - Subversive Individualism Anti-civilization, Gianluca Iacovacci, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front-Informal Anarchist Federation/Subversive Anti-Civilization Individualities, Italy, Letter
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Notes from the statement by the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire in the trial about “Phoenix” Project (Greece)
Saturday, June 7th, 2014
Inter Arma received and translated:
Obviously, all this shows the fury and vengeance of authority against us, as it creates a stifling court vice around us, with recurrent trials. Trials, in which we are accused two and three times for the same “offense.”
This one trial, however, has a characteristic in relation to the preceding. This is a trial for the “Project Phoenix” guerrilla operations, made while we were already prisoners in the prisons of the state. Of course, this is not the first time during our imprisonment, that we face instigation charges. Charges, which lack any logic, even according to your own legal culture. I am talking about the vindictive prosecutions against us, for public texts released from prison, such as the texts in solidarity with the Anarchist Squat Nadir, and the texts in which we refuse to apologize and recognize the judicial authorities. Of course, we could not omit the highlight of the legal coup, which is the indefinite extension of the pre-trial detention of four of our comrades of the Conspiracy, Gerasimos, George, Olga and Theofilos, who despite having surpassed the stipulated limit of 18 months, they remain in captivity. To be specific, Gerasimos has been in custody for 43 months, George, Olga and Theofilos over 36 months. (more…)
Tags: Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire : Imprisoned Members Cell, Greece, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front, Letter, Phoenix Project, Trial
Posted in Prison Struggle
Saturday, June 7th, 2014
Inter Arma received and translated:
First of all, I want to say that I support and stand alongside my comrade Andreas Tsavdaridis and my ten comrades and friends of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire.
As far as the circumstances of this trial are concerned, I want to comment on two things:
- The fact that a trial, a political trial, is taking place in special courtroom, inside Korydallos prison.
- The fact that our comrades, in order to attend the trial, they have to give their identities to the authorities.
As far as my case is concerned, what I have to say is, that my targeting and my arrest took place in the context of an atmosphere of fear, imposed by the State on anarchists and especially on the current of which I am also a part, the current of New Anarchy. (more…)
Monday, June 2nd, 2014
A true life may end too soon,
but a meaningless one may not even really begin
The restless war against this world and its civilization has its own calendar. A calendar of fire, in whose pages, thousands of moments of hostilities between anarchists of Praxis and dominion, come alive. A calendar of memory against oblivion, which tries to cover within its dark veil all these moments, when anarchy armed itself and went on the offensive. A calendar of honor for all our brothers, who fell fighting in the dangerous journey for Dignity, Freedom and Anarchy. But even if they fell, they are not lost. They live among us. They are present in every moment of war against the existent, in every moment when conspiracies and dark plans of attack are woven. They live through acts of vengeance and they will continue to live as long as there are armed consciences ready to put their negations into action.
A calendar, in which our brother, anarchist comrade Mauricio Morales, has his own page written with the ink of memory, which seeks revenge…
“Arm yourselves and become violent, beautifully violent, until everything is blown up… Arm yourselves and fight state terrorism, burn, conspire, sabotage and be violent, beautifully violent, physically violent, deliberately violent…”
On the 22nd of May, 2009, a black day dawns in its darkness. Our brother Mauricio Morales, putting his words into action, headed to the prison wardens’ school in Santiago, Chile, planning to blow it up. But the bomb he was carrying exploded prematurely and he fell dead before he was able to fulfill his plan of attack.
But our comrade was not forgotten. For five years now, dozens of attacks all around the world, were dedicated to him, honoring him in the way he deserves to.
In our world we do not weep for our dead, we do not perform memorials, sticking to miserable customary formalities. We carry our dead in our hearts. We carry them with us, in the fierce moments, where anarchist attack disturbs the order of this world.
Anarchy has neither victims, nor heroes.
Anarchy has a memory of living forms that honored their lives with their deaths and not shadowy zombies, which day by day honor their slow death with their life.
Mauri is on our side. He is the comrade we never met but shared with him the same passion for the destruction of this world. We shared with him the same desire to act aggressively, promoting continuous anarchist insurrection. Any of us could have been in his place and so we feel that he is one of us and we will never forget him…
Nothing is over
We still have much to do…
For us, for our dead…
“Because the eyes of the dead –our dead- are bright meteor, which roam in the infinite to find their way to us…
The eyes of our dead tell us about the “why” of life, showing us the secret flame, which burns our mystery…”
Conspiracy of Cells of Fire FAI/IRF – Imprisoned Members Cell
Andreas Tsavdaridis – Commando Mauricio Morales – FAI/IRF
Tags: Andreas Tsavdaridis, Chile, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire : Imprisoned Members Cell, Greece, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front, Korydallos Prison, Letter, Mauricio Morales
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Friday, May 30th, 2014
On May 29, at about 11 PM, we burned down an ATM branch of Yapi Kredi Bank in
Kadikoy, Istanbul. This act is to be a reminder that without bringing damage to the system and its institutions there can be no real talk of freedom. Those who seek to disrupt the power relations that shape all the aspects of our daily life can only do so by permanent attack.
We call everyone who is fed up with the tyranny of the forces of establishment to sabotage the oppression-and-injustice-yielding state apparatus and the finance organizations that pull its strings, and thereby to reverse the ordinary flow of life.
This act is dedicated to Berkin Elvan and Uğur Kurt who has been murdered by the police.
SABOTAGE, DAMAGE, DESTRUCTION!
FAI-IRF/ NIHILIST CELL
29 Mayıs Perşembe gecesi, saat:23.00 sularında, Kadıköy Moda Caddesi’nde bulunan Yapı Kredi Bankası’na ait bankamatik şubesini molotoflayarak tahrip ettik. Bu eylemi, sisteme ve sistemin kurumlarına zarar vermeden özgürlükten bahsedilemeyeceğini bir kez daha hatırlatmak için yaptık. Gündelik hayatın tamamına nüfuz eden güç ilişkilerini parçalamak isteyenler, bunu ancak kesintisiz biçimde saldırarak başarabilirler.
Düzen güçlerinin zorbalığından rahatsız olan herkesi, zulüm ve adaletsizlik üreten devlet aygıtını ve onun iplerini elinde tutan finans kurumlarını sabote ederek hayatın akışını tersine çevirmeye davet ediyoruz. Unutmayın; saldırmadığımız sürece yaşayan ölülerden bir farkımız yok.
Eylemimizi polis tarafından katledilen Berkin Elvan’a ve Uğur Kurt’a adıyoruz.
SABOTAJ, TAHRİBAT, YIKIM!
FAI-IRF/ NİHİLİST HÜCRE
Incendiary attack at Yate Magistrates Court on 22nd May in memory of Maurico Morales by FAI – Conscience & Fury (UK)
Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Communique censored by the pacifist-judiciary of Indymedia UK:
RESPONSIBILITY CLAIM – SOLIDARITY KNOWS NO LAW
We firebombed the courthouse in central Yate, on 22nd May. 10 camping gas canisters were enough to devastate the front lobby, with a homemade napalm mixture as the detonator. We chose the early hours to avoid any injuries. Social war doesn’t sleep: at any given time, irrepressibles somewhere are awake and angry, raging against impositions of the governing system which wants us as its cogs. That night it happened to be us.
New and bigger custody centers; more restrictive laws, injunctions and “anti-social behavior” legislation; legal aid reduced to entrap the poor; phonelines for snitching; different shades of cops embedding themselves throughout the layers of society; probation schemes to reinsert convicts into the world of wage-slavery and consumerism; a whole prison-world of concrete cities and surveilled data-streams overseen by the powerful, armed with CCTV, biometrics and electronic tagging to defend their wealth and social order…
And also carrying out this authoritarian disciplining of the individual, are the courts. Enforcers of human misery, shamelessly applying laws drawn up by the upper classes, politicians and business leaders. Stamping down to subdue people who are mostly trying to find means of survival while capitalism pits all against all.
The justice system tries to pass itself off as the only protection from the very same desperation and imbalances that civilized society creates. Its real function is and has always been to protect and sanctify property and privilege above all: and to usurp free communities or individuals capacity for autonomy, retaliation or reconciliation. (more…)
Tags: Arson, FAI - Conscience & Fury, Fuck the Law, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front, International Solidarity, Mauricio Morales, Sabotage, UK, Yate, Yate Magistrates Court
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Friday, May 23rd, 2014
We, the Autonomous Cell for Revolutionary Class Struggle/Informal Anarchist
Federation/International Revolutionary Front, would like to announce our formation. We are ready to strike at the capitalist beast and it’s rotten state protectors. For in a city with a glamorous reputation and image like Hong Kong, the facade of success and business as usual is a slap in the face to the reality and the widening wealth gap and the alienation which this reality brings with it.
Around the world the forces of reaction are on the rise and so must it’s
counter-force be also. Through both planned and spontaneous attacks against the system and the spectacle we aim to bring resistance to this shit state of affairs. (more…)
Monday, May 19th, 2014
In the early hours of Sunday, May 18 we went for a walk through the streets of the predominantly rich Sydney neighborhood of Woolahra looking for suitable targets for us to express our rage upon.
It didn’t take long for us to find what we were looking for!
We set fire to 3 luxury cars – a BMW and a Nissan X-Trail on Queen St and a Lexus on Moncur St.
We left the scene quickly as the flames of rebellion lit up the early morning sky.
We dedicate this action to our comrades from the Fire Wolves Cell & also the
Felicity Ann Ryder Cell in Melbourne, to all FAI / IRF fighters everywhere & to all imprisoned anarchist & insurrectionist fighters fighting for dignity behind the walls of injustice everywhere!
For The Total Destruction Of All Existence!
Anarcho Wildlings Cell / Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI) / International Revolutionary Front (IRF)
Phoenix Project #12 : ICR – FAI/IRF take responsibility for arson barrage in solidarity with Adriano Antonacci, Gianluca Iacovacci, other worldwide anarchist prisoners and the combative memory of Sebastian O. Seguel (Indonesia)
Friday, May 16th, 2014
Phoenix Project #12 [previous acts here.]
“Our words, carve today like a blade and our actions burn the bridges with yesterday… With tenacity and will, until we murder authority.”
- Conspiracy of Cells of Fire: Prisoners Cell, Andreas Tsavdaridis and Sypros Mandylas, (Letter to Alfredo Cospito and Nicola Gai)
The declarations of war against authority won’t stop with one single action nor one single letter of publication. It is a totality of our lives, each one of us, who stands here as egoists under the name of International Conspiracy for Revenge (ICR) as part of the Informal Anarchist Federation/International Revolutionary Front. We won’t step back, even if we are isolated or deserted by the other “revolutionary anarchists” who devoted themselves to the dreams of society, those who let their own values as anarchists be imposed wholly by reformism, negotiation and conformity. We are out of their league and we won’t play their game. We have our own, one of violence and direct action. With nihilist comradeship through fire and fists to our comrades locked behind bars everywhere, in Europe, in South America and Mexico. Our comradeship also goes to those anonymous comrades who went underground to carry on a constant confrontation with Power.
Recent Situation Concerning the General Election in Indonesia
Since the first New Year fireworks started, all forms of oppression revelled in the curiosity and impatience before the general election (both the parliamentary election and the presidential election). We saw how the oppressors and the oppressed were walking hand-in-hand to celebrate what they call: The time of new hope for a better change. They printed the faces of those who are running for parliament and others are debating what should they do to contribute to make democracy better than they have it nowadays. Mass and social media all filled with empty words and the camouflage of how the general election will bring the oppressed to gain their freedom. And that is definitely right, because Indonesians will have the chance to choose who will be their oppressors for the next five years.
We are not even surprised when we found out that those who claimed themselves as anti-authoritarians were also merely trapped into the logic of giving your voice during an election or abstaining.
They producing memes, producing posters, shouting it out, organizing people, just not to vote. To say no to voting boxes, to say no to the parliaments candidates; they say no to the parties, they say no to every infrastructure of the voting system, but forget one important thing. To say no to the boundaries that kept them away from real freedom. They wish a different result by trying the similar way as used by Power. And how it can lead you to freedom? A question that doesn’t need an answer, since it is useless to question the choices of these people.
Anarchism is dead. And these people are the ones who proudly carry the coffin of their so-called ideology: Anarchism. An ideology of the weak and cowardly who called us “obsessed with violence” to cover up their fear. They are afraid to arm themselves and walk alone into battle, a long battle without end or goal.
And how different are we from these mobs?
We performed our disagreement with both those mobs by burning down two offices of the general election committee located in Donggala, Central Sulawesi on 16th April. We won’t stay away and let our enemy play around with their party of democracy. We directly sent our anger and transformed it into fire. We are not abstaining in this war. We attack.
We are not those anarchists who went to voting spots and painted slogans and chants on the ballot boxes. We won’t smear our values by letting our finger be painted with purple ink, a sign used by the authorities to identify who voted and those who did not. We won’t let one single inch in our body be polluted by our enemy. On the contrary, we attacked them without compromise.
On another chance, we sabotaged two cars (28th April) which were planned to transfer the ballots from South East Minahasa district to the capital city of province, Manado. We hit them not only to cause delay, but for our further action, which we cancelled because of an intervention by some “good citizens”. Next time, we will hit those who prevent us from our actions. With violence, of course.
Abstaining by not giving our voices is not enough for us. We want to bring this confrontation to be more wild than mere words or posters. We want to speak through fire, as we mentioned in one of our communiques before. But we don’t invite anyone to join us. We are not interested to have new members. We are not a party nor an anarchist collective. We are an armed group of the tendency of violence. To attack, and not to open a dialogue with our enemies.
Solidarity and Fire
During our campaign, we targeted some important spots which were never targeted before. We are expanding our targets by adding some more variety to them. On 19th April, for example, we burnt down the branch of the national electric office in Madiun, East Java. This action is part of our campaign to hit the vital spots of the enemy. By causing as much damage as we can. Causing terror as wide as we can. We set the fire early morning 3.00am, and let the flames do the rest. Awakening people in the morning with fire is our way to show our sarcasm to the workers who need to get up in the early morning for eight hours of slavery.
We chose this target as our way to send a message to Adriano Antonacci and Gianluca Iacovacci. Both are Italian comrades arrested and accused for several actions claimed by Anti-Civilization Subversive Individualities FAI/IRF. And our fire is specifically dedicated to two of them, to share our thoughts and dreams, our values and solidarity and to let both of them know that they are in our hearts. We will never forget comrades who are captured by the enemy.
And revenge is the only way to reply to this repression.
We continued our campaign by putting a similar incendiary device in the national electric company located in Semarang, Central Java, in early morning 23rd April, which failed to ignite. In fact, we swarmed over the security guard that came by when we were sneaking into the office. He is lucky we decided to let him down and not put an end to his life.
It’s not a mercy from us, but merely a warning that we are not playground kids who are playing around with fire. If one steps before our path, we won’t regret to help you to meet your end. All snoopers or wannabe good-citizens are part of the enemy for us. And please take it serious and do not say that we never warned you beforehand.
In the early part of this month, we continued our campaign by attacking another three power plants in three different places. One in Ternate (5th May), North Maluku and another two in Ambon (8th May), Maluku. We would like the enemy to know that all the regions are not safe and we will attack more and more next time.
All these actions are dedicated to our beloved comrades, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire; Prisoners Cell, Andreas Tsavdaridis – Spyros Mandylas, Gabriel Pombo da Silva, Marco Camenisch, Monica Caballero, Fransisco Solar, Tamara Sol Vergara, Fredy Fuentevilla – Marcelo Villarroel – Juan Aliste Vega, Hans Niemeyer, Alvonso Alvial – Hermez Gonzales, Alfredo Cospito – Nicola Gai, Giannis Mihailidis, Grigoris Sarafoudis, Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos, Alexandros Mitrousias, Dimitris Politis, Fivos Harisis, Tasos Theofilou, Argiris Dalios, Giorgos Karagiannidis, Babis Tsilianidis, Giannis Naxakis, Nikos Romanos.
And to remember our brother, Sebastian O. Seguel, who fell in the battle against the enemy in Chile. These acts of revenge are for you, brother.
Through these actions, we want to re-call our comrades of FAI-IRF to once again strike and re-launch the Phoenix Project. This time, harder than before. We want to call all active cells of FAI/IRF to once again go to reinforce the war, this time until the end.
Violence of war against the existent
Down with Society
Fire to the enemies
International Conspiracy for Revenge (ICR)
Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)
International Revolutionary Front (IRF)
Tags: Adriano Antonacci, Alexandros Mitrousias, Alfredo Cospito, Alvonso Alvial, Andreas Tsavdaridis, Andreas-Dimitris Bourzoukos, Argiris Dalios, Arson, Babis Tsilianidis, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire : Imprisoned Members Cell, Dimitris Politis, Fivos Harisis, Francisco Solar, Freddy Fuentevilla Saa, Gabriel Pombo da Silva, Gianluca Iacovacci, Giannis Mihailidis, Giannis Naxakis, Giorgos Karagiannidis, Grigoris Sarafoudis, Hans Niemeyer, Hermez Gonzales, Indonesia, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Conspiracy for Revenge, International Revolutionary Front, International Solidarity, Juan Aliste Vega, Marcelo Villarroel Sepúlveda, Marco Camenisch, Monica Caballero, Nicola Gai, Nikos Romanos, Phoenix Project, RO-FAI (Indonesia Section), Sebastián Oversluij Seguel, Sol F. Vergara, Spyros Mandylas, Tasos Theofilou
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Thursday, May 8th, 2014
The trial for the case of “Phoenix” Project has been set for the 4th of June, 2014 and it will take place in the special courtroom, in the female section of Korydallos prison.
The charges are linked with three acts of the “Phoenix” Project (acts 1,3,4)
The defendants are:
1) Comrade Andreas Tsavdaridis, member of FAI/IRF
2) Anarchist Spyros Mandylas
3) All the imprisoned members of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire
The comrades’ accusations are:
1) Andreas Tsavdaridis:
I) Being a member of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire
II) Attempted homicide against the former chief of anti-terrorism agency, Dimitris Chorianopoulos
III) Attempted explosion (for the parcel-bomb sent to the former chief of anti-terrorism agency, Dimitris Chorianopoulos)
IV) Possession of explosives (for the parcel-bomb sent to the former chief of anti-terrorism agency, Dimitris Chorianopoulos)
2) Spyros Mandylas:
V) Being a member of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire
VI) Attempted homicide against the former chief of anti-terrorism agency, Dimitris Chorianopoulos
VII) Attempted explosion (for the parcel-bomb sent to the former chief of anti-terrorism agency, Dimitris Chorianopoulos)
VIII) Possession of explosives (for the parcel-bomb sent to the former chief of anti-terrorism agency, Dimitris Chorianopoulos)
3) Conspiracy of Cells of Fire:
I) Instigation to the attempted homicide against the former chief of anti-terrorism agency, Dimitris Chorianopoulos
II) Instigation to the attempted explosion (for the parcel-bomb sent to the former chief of anti-terrorism agency, Dimitris Chorianopoulos)
III) Instigation to the possession of explosives (for the parcel-bomb sent to the former chief of anti-terrorism agency, Dimitris Chorianopoulos)
IV) Instigation to an explosive attack (the car owned by the director of Korydallos prison, Maria Stefi)
V) Instigation to the possession of explosives (the car of the director of Korydallos prison, Maria Stefi)
VI) Instigation to an explosive attack (the car owned by prison guard of Nafplio prison, Argyris Gelbouras, in Argos)
VII) Instigation to the possession of explosives (the car owned by prison guard of Nafplio prison, Argyris Gelbouras, in Argos)
VIII) Instigation to severe damages (the car of the director of Korydallos prison, Maria Stefi and the car owned by prison guard of Nafplio prison, Argyris Gelbouras, in Argos)
A FEW WORDS ABOUT “PHOENIX” PROJECT
“Phoenix” Project, started on the 7th of June 2013 and it is a call made from the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and the Gangs of Conscience FAI/IRF, “Sole-Baleno” Cell, whose target is “the rebirth and the dynamic comeback of urban guerrilla”. A project, that would create the terms of the rise of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire from the ashes, left behind by police oppression.
11 Project acts have taken place so far:
1) Greece (Athens):
7th of June 2013. The car owned by the director of Korydallos prison, Maria Stefi, was blown up by the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire-FAI/IRF and the Gangs of Conscience-FAI/IRF, “Sole-Baleno” Cell.
2) Greece (Athens):
12th of June 2013. The car owned by the prison guard of Nafplio prison, Argyris Gelbouras, was blown up by the International Conspiracy of Revenge.
26th of June 2013. The third floor of Sheraton hotel was torched by the Anger Unit-International Conspiracy of Revenge.
3rd of July 2013. A parcel bomb was sent to the former chief of the anti-terrorism agency, Dimitris Chorianopoylos by “Mauricio Morales” Cell-FAI/IRF.
24th of August 2013. A police academy was burned to the ground by “Freedom to Mandylas and Tsavdaridis” Cell, International Conspiracy of Revenge-FAI/IRF.
6) Greece (Athens):
1st September 2013. A parcel-bomb was sent to the special prosecutor Dimitris Mokkas by the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire-“Ryo” Cell.
7) Russia (Bryansk):
2nd of October 2013. A sawmill in a hunting resort was torched by ELF/FAI-“Nestor Makhno” Commando.
8 ) Chile (Santiago):
16th of November 2013. A Letter-bomb was sent to the 98th Electoral Council of La Reina community by the “Long live Ilya Romanov” Cell, in affinity with the Black International.
9) Mexico (Toluca):
I) 18th of November 2013. An incendiary device was placed outside a church and a bank in San Sebastian area.
II) 21st of December 2013. An incendiary-explosive device was placed outside a bank near the airport by the Anti-Civilization Faction of the Earth Liberation Front, in affinity with the Informal Anarchist Federation (FA/FLT/FAI).
10) Indonesia (Malang):
9th of January 2014. An ATM was blown up by the “Sebastian O. Seguel” Cell, International Conspiracy of Revenge, FAI.
11) Germany (Berlin):
I) 8th of April 2014. A vehicle owned by the municipal regulatory authority and a vehicle owned by a security company were torched.
II) 24th of April. An embassy vehicle owned by a Greek diplomat was torched by Autonomous Cell “Christos Kassimis.
SOLIDARITY IS OUR WEAPON
NOT A MILLIMETER BACK
NINE MILLIMETERS TO THE COPS’ HEADS
Translated by Inter Arma
Tags: Andreas Tsavdaridis, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire : Imprisoned Members Cell, Greece, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Conspiracy for Revenge, International Revolutionary Front, Korydallos Prison, Phoenix Project, Spyros Mandylas, Trial
Posted in Social Control
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Inter Arma received and translated:
THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS
i. Journey of Death: Malandrino Prisons – Itea’s Police Precinct
The Conspiracy of Cells of Fire claims responsibility for sending a book trapped with explosives to the police precinct of Itea.
Itea’s police precinct, which we chose to strike, is not just an enemy military base. It’s the place where prisoner Ilia Kareli was beaten and tortured, before he was delivered to his last executioners, at Nigrita prisons.
What happened in the penitentiary of the police precinct of Itea, was intentionally concealed. The prison guards of Nigrita prison insisted that they received the prisoner in very bad shape, before they paint their own hands with blood. But an executioner cannot incriminate another one. For this, irrefutable witness remains always the life itself and its miserable print at the basement of police detention facilities. There, in the concrete tombs, where human shadows are stacked upon one another for days, weeks, months…
People who are forgotten by daylight, as their sun is the yellow bulb on the ceiling, that never goes out. They are only remembered by the cells’ moldy walls, that are buried within the blood, despair and groans from the beatings of the uniformed pigs.
If these walls had a voice, the ugliness would be ashamed of itself. But you don’t narrate ugliness, you strike it. As a slogan in the streets says “Action replaces tears”. For this, we decided once again to act and hit the enemy in his face, in his own base.
ii. …Last stop Nigrita prisons…
In Nigrita prisons, in Serres, the “welcoming committee” of prison guards was waiting for its victim. A herd of hyenas ready to finish off the work of the previous tormentors. Cowardly and sadistic executioners picked their prey chained and for three-four hours taught him the correctional method and legal culture to his death. Of course, after Kareli’s assassination and the arrest of the prison guards, they started to snitch on each other and pretended to having regret.
We know that especially in the provincial closed prisons, several prison guards not only are they not ashamed of their job, but they behave like little tyrants instead, speaking derogatory to the prisoners and humiliating or even beating them. It seems that they act with the assurance of immunity, provided by the fact that they live away from the metropolis so they will probably think of themselves to be untouchable by the armed hand of the urban guerrillas. But this miserable tribe of shepherds and drunkards is quite wrong. The enemy always has a name and address, wherever he is hiding.
iii. International route: Stammheim – Guantanamo – Domokos
After the escape of urban guerilla Christodoulos Ksiros, the former commander – minister of Justice, and now puppet of Dendias, proceeded to announce the operation of a maximum security prison in Domokos.
Shortly after it, the proposal for a new bill regarding special detention conditions of type C was announced to be applied to most of closed prisons.
A guillotine-law for the political prisoners, the accused for the so called “organized crime” – 60% of prisoners is accused for “organized crime/criminal organization”- and the recalcitrant prisoners.
No one, of course, wondered how the whole bill does not even include a paragraph regarding construction-building changes that would confirm the title it’s been given, i.e. a bill for “maximum security prisons”. That occurs because maximum security prisons have been a reality for years in Greece.
All new closed type prisons of the last years are modern cement graves made of concrete and railings, built in the middle of nowhere. Even the sky is hidden by barbed mesh, while cameras watch every move of the prisoners.
The reality therefore belies the rhetoric of the authorities. This is not high-security prisons, but ones of utmost punishment. All the arrangements proposed by the subservient of Dendias have to do with the operation of a new prison inside the existing one, without the right to take a leave, without visiting, without communication with the outside world. This is a total deletion of prisoners meant to be disposed there. This is a deletion of senses and consciousness. This is an old trick of authority. A careful psychiatric/scientific version of retribution/revenge of democracy against those who dare to challenge it. The white cells of Stammheim, where the urban guerillas of RAF were murdered in West Germany, are ancestors of Domokos. Guantanamo is the embodiment of the American model. Loss of senses, communication, consciousness. A death sentence in replay.
Meanwhile, the “construction” of high security prisons prefigures the construction of a paramount prison society. Whatever is being experimentally implemented on prisoners today – the guinea pigs of scientists of law and order- will tomorrow be tested in the social machine. Since most of the economical illusions tend to recede increasingly because of the crisis, what will emerge is the zero tolerance and law and order doctrine. It is the passage from the ruins of the social state to the police one.
This moment, however, inside the Greek galleys of democracy, something seems to be moving…
The prisoners – although we do not like generalizations of collective subjects – have been participating in a large mobilization inside the walls, against the bill regarding the C type prisons: Abstinence of common meal, night mobilization, noun time protests etc. Via their mobilization, the prisoners refuse to accept the special conditions of isolation as a condition of life that the state prepares for them. In this struggle they are not alone…
iv. The call
Unfortunately, luck turned its back to us once again. While the package arrived at the heart of the police department’s snake nest [on April 29, 2014], a cop realized the true intentions of the ‘sender’. As a result, the EOD Section was called, in order to neutralize the bomb-book we sent them. This creates a negative legacy for the methodology and practice of parcel-bombs in Greece, as our aim is to be effective and not spend much time in symbolism. From now on, much will change. Soon we will return.
Tracing the paths of attack, we meet in practice with other fighters from completely different origins, who, with their own means, want to derail the route of maximum security prisons design. So, a salute to the fighters of the organization “Zero Tolerance” and consider our action as a small contribution to their own “revolutionary call” they promoted after the arson of Michelaki’s political office.
Of course, we wholeheartedly dedicate this gesture attack of us – which unfortunately remained incomplete – to our ten imprisoned brothers and sister of the prison cell: Panagiotis, Olga, Giorgos, Damianos, Gerasimos, Theofilos, Mihalis, Haris, Giorgos, Christos. We also dedicate it to the member of FAI A. Tsavdaridis and the anarchist comrade S. Mandilas, prosecuted for the “Phoenix Project”.
At the same time, we send our solidarity with all means to the wanted urban guerrilla Christodoulos Ksiros. Christodoulos practiced the phrase “ONCE A GUERILLA, ALWAYS A GUERILLA”… From clandestinity now an assault call. It does not really matter to us that sometimes the words do not match, and often sound so different. We do not belong to pseudo-ideologues drowning in words, without ever having been tested in practice.
The proposal of Ch. Ksiros reveals a crossroad – for those able to see it. An attack crossroad where people from different paths with separate experiences can meet. But we get to talking … From now on we will continue with expressing ourselves through action for the “call.” We also send our solidarity to the political prisoners who have taken responsibility for their participation in armed groups.
Finally, because our compass always remain ‘stuck’ to the orientation of the international conspiracy of the Informal Anarchist Federation , we could not forget to send our fraternal greetings to the two imprisoned comrades of FAI in Italy, Alfredo Cospito and Nicola Gai, who have taken the responsibility for the shots against senior member of a nuclear company. We also send our insurrectionary solidarity to Gianluca Iacovacci, who has taken responsibility for the FAI actions against targets of power and is held with the anarchist Adriano Antonacci, who is also accused of the same case. The two comrades are imprisoned in different Italian jails and a TV-trial will take place against them without being able to meet. That means that they will be up for through telecommunication while being hundreds of miles away from the court. Their hardest isolation is arranged this way.
At the same time, the official Italian movement is unconcerned with their case and has put them on the sidelines. These are familiar situations, as reformists everywhere, and in Greece, are of the same breed.
Alongside, this – incomplete – action of us is part of our participation in international call for solidarity to the imprisoned Italian comrades, which will take place from 16th to 22nd of May.
We also salute all the imprisoned anarchists of praxis worldwide: Monica Caballero, Francisco Solar, Gabriel Pombo Da Silva and Claudio Lavazza in Spain. Carlos, Amelie and Fallon in Mexico. Tamara Sol, Alfonso Alvial, Hermes Gonzalez and the charged with the «Security Case» [Caso Security] in Chile. Damien Camélio in France, Marco Camenisch in Switzerland and Ilya Romanov in Russia.
Honor to Sebastian Oversluij, who was killed during an armed robbery at a bank in Chile.
EVERYTHING CONTINUES. SOON WE WILL BE BACK….
CONSPIRACY OF CELLS OF FIRE – FAI/IRF
Thursday, May 1st, 2014
325 receives and transmits:
Hello, we have translated to Czech and brought together some texts about insurrectionary anarchism (the whole brochure of ‘A Conversation between Anarchists’, communiqués and texts about the Roberto Adinolfi case and finally some important texts about FAI).
You can download it from here:
(versions for printing)
We would be pleased, if you add them to your distro and help us with distribution. Thanks a lot.
Long live anarchy!
Cerná internacionála group
Tags: Black International of Anarchists of Praxis, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire : Imprisoned Members Cell, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Conspiracy for Revenge, PDF, Roberto Adinolfi
Posted in Library
“Fear first nests in our souls and then raises the walls of its prisons” – A communique by CCF about prisons (Greece)
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
Inter Arma received from C.C.F. – Imprisoned Members Cell and translated:
A provocation… The flight of Christodoulos Ksiros from prison and his return to the armed struggle.
Many lies… The tv monologue, which describes how things inside prison are, making them look like a movie. “Terrorists who run things in prison…”
“The members of CCF are bossing prison guards around”
“Terrorists celebrate new year’s Eve and plan a prison escape.”
The enemy… The contruction of a prison inside prison codenamed “maximum security prison, type C”.
A truth… All of the world’s locks are not enough to imprison our unfaltering decision to remain enemies of authority until the end…
i. Propaganda becomes practice
In recent months, journalists, as owners of the only truth, following the commands of authority, created a teriffying atmosphere. A television script of “truth”, that talked about “bloodthirsty terrorists” and which was enriched with a provocative bounty of four million euros for every aspiring snitch, who would contribute to the arrest of the wanted persons. Behind that ommunicative tide of lies, the truth of repression made its appearance.
Propaganda is followed by action…
The police campaign started with dozens of evasions in the houses of comrades and other individuals of the anarchist movement. At the same time, the terror hysteria had already thrived and the time was right to test the proposition of starting the first Greek Guantanamo. A Guantanamo, which authority firstly seeks to apply in Domokos prison, then in every prison and then everywhere, in the streets, in the city squares, into the people’s brains and souls. Because that is the target, indeed.
Tags: Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire : Imprisoned Members Cell, Greece, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front, Letter
Posted in Prison Struggle
Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
Download English Hi-Quality PDF here.
FOR WILD ANARCHY! IN SOLIDARITY WITH GIANLUCA AND ADRIANO
“As a prisoner I can’t stop dreaming nor imagining a world free from authoritarian violence, free from the pairs of oppressed-oppressors, exploited-exploiters. Free from moral and social restraints that regulate-inhibit appetites and circumscribe the horizons. A world free from every cages… shame of mankind. A world where human arrogance is put aside for a symbiotic and empathic coexistence with all living beings, in the respect of natural balances and where the search for individual freedom is the only path to trace for a real and collective self-determination”
(from a letter of Adriano)
Since September 2013 two anarchists from Albano Laziale and Frascati (Rome) have been locked in the high security sections of the prisons of Ferrara and Alessandria, together with other anarchist and revolutionary prisoners. The charge of “subversive association with finality of terrorism”, which will bring them to trial on the 26th of may, concerns 13 incendiary attacks and sabotages against several banks, an ENEL branch, an ENI petrol station, the working site of a discharge and other companies responsible for ecological devastation and animal exploitation. (more…)
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
During the night of February 14th we, the silent shadows, sneaked into the tree cutters camp.
It was 3 o’clock in the night, but the workers were awake. They were going back-and-forth around the encampment, one quarry excavator was raping Nature while guards were watching TVs on their posts drinking beer. In our experience the camp was pretty large: 6-7 living sheds, several sheds for tools, 2 passenger cars, 3 excavators and 1 grader. Having sneaked between sheds and vehicles, we selected two excavators that looked as the most recent addition to local park (i.e., their loss will be most expensive). After that we followed routine procedure: put some rags around engine parts and oil pumps, soaked them with gasoline, etc. After we left the area, we tarried for some time to enjoy the night view. Both excavators were trailing huge columns of smoke into the air. We establish the damage done at around 6-8 million rubles (approx. 200 000 USD).
We hope this act will slow down operations in this quarry. The area already boasts several abandoned quarries. Since our initial recon in this district large tracts of wood were drained and cut in order to clear up space for more quarry works. The sand excavated in here is used for future development projects that do not take Nature or clean air into account.
We wish best of luck to all of you. Keep that fire burning.
MOSCOW 2014, ELF/FAI/IRF
Tags: Arson, Earth Liberation Front, Earth Liberation Front (Russia), ELF-Moscow, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front, IRF/ELF-Moscow, Moscow, Russia, Sabotage
Posted in Direct Action
Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
325 receives and transmits:
Here we send you the English translation of the conversation with Gustavo Rodríguez published in Conspiración Ácrata. Feel free to publish it on your pages.
A warm embrace,
Tags: Alfredo M. Bonanno, Black International of Anarchists of Praxis, Conspiracion Acrata, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Gustavo Rodriguez, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front, Mexico
Posted in Interviews
Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
Am 30. Oktober 2013 begann der Prozess gegen die beiden Gefӓhrten Nicola Gai und Alfredo Cospito. Ihnen wurde der Angriff auf den Atommanager Adinolfi, in Genua, vorgeworfen. Am 7. Mai 2012 wurde diesem vor seinem Haus aufgelauert und ins Knie geschossen. Zu der Tat bekannte sich die Zelle Olga FAI/FRI. Im darauffolgenden September wurden dann die beiden Gefӓhrten verhaftet. Dieser repressive Schlag reihte sich in eine ganze Serie von repressiven Operationen gegen AnarchistInnen in Italien: Z.B. die Operationen Ardire und Thor oder den langen Haftstrafen fϋr GefӓhrtInnen fϋr Genua 2001 und den Krawall 2011 in Rom. Immer werden den Verhafteten Angriffe oder Subversion in Form von Agitation vorgeworfen. Weder die Angriffe gegen das Bestehende, noch die Repression hören auf, so ist es wichtig sich nicht entmutigen zu lassen und sich mit den Gefӓhrten auf den verschiedenen Wegen solidarisch zu begnen.
In den Texten von Nicola und Alfredo können wir von ihrer kompromisslosen Haltung, gegenüber dem was uns unterdrückt, lesen. Beide sind trotz ihrer Situation im Knast weiterhin aktiv und beteiligen sich an Diskussionen.
greetings with love and solidarity
Thursday, February 27th, 2014
While we lit a cold and dark night with a pile of iron, the rising flames could be seen far from the site and aside from the pleasure that has given us, the action was taken in the service of eco-vandalism lobby which has a name that’s never been heard.
On Thursday, February 20th, in Poyraz rural regions of Anatolian part of Istanbul, we attacked an excavator which is left to sleep on the verge of excavating the nature and we spray painted several locations around the site with the signs of ‘ELF-FAI/IRF’. While this nature killer became unusable with a simple, time-set, handmade incendiary device, the message we wanted to give was clear: “If you build it, we will burn and destroy it!”.
Our major motivations for this action are;
We wanted to emphasize that the definitive attack against the dictatorship which legitimizes itself by conducting ecocide projects such as ’3. Bosphorus Bridge’ and ‘Canal Istanbul’, has to be manifested no more relying on stereotypes liberal-pacifist “consciousness raising campaigns” and “judicial process”. These kind of organizations are just trying to delay what is unavoidable and to hinder the reasonable eco-defense ground against current ecological destruction. Trying to get a positive decision from the State’s justice system which is actually the contractor of ecocides, they help weakening the anger by channeling it to polls or social media shares. (more…)