Communique: International Conspiracy for Revenge / FAI take responsibility for blowing up the vehicle of Argiris Gelbouras, Navplio prison screw (Greece)
The Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI) – International Conspiracy for Revenge claims the responsibility for the placing of an explosive mechanism and the blowing up of the car of known people-guard Argiris Gelbouras who serves at Navplio prisons. This attack is a part of the “Phoenix Project” which began with the blowing up of the car of the director of Koridallos prisons by the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire.
The choice to strike this specific prison guard was not accidental. Argiris Gelbouras (a.k.a. Rex) is for years now a faithful watchdog of authority. He is one of those in charge of the dozens of beatings of prisoners in the prisons and is at the same time a good friend of the plain clothes cops of Navplio police station. Often he uses prisoners-lackeys of his in order to frighten or hit other prisoners who demand their obvious “rights” or simply do not belong in his circuit of influence inside the prisons. Argiris Gelbouras is a bully in a uniform. If some screws insist on having ‘relevant behaviours’ and take out their complexities and frustrations on the prisoners, we will visit them with worse intentions. Nothing will remain unanswered. The enemies of freedom have names and addresses.
Simultaneously with this attack, we wanted to break the veil of silence which covers up the tortures and the wretched living conditions of the prisoners in Navplio prisons (and not only). Navplio prisons are a cement grave where about 600 prisoners have been “buried” (at the same time when the “specifications” of the building are for 300). In the cells which fit 2-3 people, there are 6-7 prisoners, half of which sleep on the floor.
A few months ago on 4/3 a young prisoner in Navplio was let to die because of the homicidal negligence of some correctional employees. The specific prisoner suffered from tuberculosis and for days was complaining that he is in pain and did not feel well. The answer of the service and the prison doctor was the same which mockingly echoes in all prisons in Greece: “Take some paracetamol (if there is any) and be patient”. “Paracetamol” cures everything in prison… even tuberculosis. That day, the 26 year old died of cardiac arrest when transferred to the hospital too late. On Tuesday 5/3 the prisoners of wings 1 and 3 revolted because of his death and did not go into their cells. The answer of those in charge at the Ministry of Justice and Navplio prisons was as simple as the paracetamol, only now it’s called MAT (riotcops). So two units of the dogs raided the prison and the prisoners returned to their cells. Order and security triumphed in Navplio prisons. After that, for about a month and a half the prison guards of the gated cement bordelo of Navplio repeatedly beat the prisoners in revenge for the revolt and to remind those who disputed it even a bit, of who is boss. Society can calmly continue its eternal sleep. All its ugliness is well hidden away in the prisons of democracy, there where revenge is called justice and punishment correction.
In prison most prisoners become guinea pigs to the sadistic moods of every sergeant or employee. It is not only overpopulation, terrible food, lack of medical staff, but also the daily punishments of the service which roam around like axes over the heads of the prisoners. Because a prisoner in prison does not only have to do the sentence imposed by the scarecrows of justice, but often do double time because of the disciplinary punishments imposed by the self appointed little tyrants who wear a suit or tie and are called guards, sergeants, directors and prosecutors of prisons.
Disciplinary actions, isolation, beatings, humiliating searches, sudden transfers – kidnappings consist a part of the kidnapped daily life of the prisoners. But the authority of the little tyrants does not stop there. It poisons even the little daily moments of those captive. In each prison depending on the sadism of each sergeant or director the prohibitions are on the daily list. Each prohibition is accompanied always by the same answer: “Impossible because of security reasons”. Fans for the summer, heaters for the winter, hobs and utensils, weights for working out, mattresses to sleep on… “Impossible because of security reasons”.
The refusals and irrationality continues even for what the prisoners buy from the grocer. In some prisons you get some foods that in other prisons are forbidden. Of course, there are not many times where the irrationality meets the lure of economic interests. The economic agreements and supplies under the table between the suppliers and the prison directors or sergeants are known in the prison world. All this is known in the palaces of the Ministry of Justice of sensitive leftist clown A.Roupakiotis. Besides, it’s not long since his secretary Kanelopoulos pocketed many millions of euros from V.Milionis and the rest of the ENERGIA clique who took 560 million euro from the society of the self-enslaved, bribed prosecutors and juridical circles in order to be released from prison, at the same moment that thousands of poor-devils are piled up in the prisons. Of course, no one speaks up and everyone bows the head yet again. But no sheep ever saved itself with bleating. This is why we choose the path of the lone wolf. We have no illusions about peaceful changes and fair solutions from authority. Even if democracy created a “golden” prison with equal rights for the prisoners, with hot water, clean mattresses and larger yards, it would always remain a prison, a place of captivity. We are not looking therefore for better solutions, but for all those ways that we can tear down the prisons, with dynamite, with TNT, with guns, with bulldozers…
Simultaneously most prisoners must tear down the prison they have in their heads. The ethics of prison, the mentality of the incarcerated hyena which devours the weak, the pseudo-nationalisms of every kind, the humiliating dependency on drugs, the authority of the leaders and the enslaving of the subjects… This is the only way that the walls will collapse and the bars will bend.
On the other side of the walls, we the “free besieged” choose for ourselves the choice of weapons and dynamite against the prison guards of our lives, the bosses and their directors, the priests and their followers, the cops and their Golden-Dawners, the journalists and their viewers, the politicians and their voters.
The new anarchist urban guerrilla is not a means of struggle, it is our existence itself. All the rest which does not promote the continuous anarchist insurrection is ideological cowardice.
FAI (Informal Anarchist Federation) in cooperation with the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire aims to create a diffuse network of direct action cell in the Greek territory which will strike where the enemy does not expect it. Small autonomous flexible armed cells watch, collect info, sometimes cooperate sometimes not and choose the moment of sudden attack. Only in the attack is there life. We are anarchists of action, chaotic, nihilist, egoists, godless, we are the carriers of the black flags of anarcho-nihilism.
For the diffusion of FAI (Informal Anarchist Federation) and IRF (International Revolutionary Front).
Now and always
Insurrection, Attack, Revenge
SOLIDARITY and STRENGTH to the unrepentant outlaws and the guerrillas of the CCF
Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI) – International Conspiracy for Revenge
Tags: Argiris Gelbouras, Argos, 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, International Solidarity, Navplio, Phoenix Project, Sabotage
This entry was posted on Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 at 1:50 pm and is filed under Direct Action.