Support Irina Lipskaya, imprisoned anarchist and anti-fascist from Moscow (Russia)
27th of June 2013; The arrest of Irina was prolonged until 2nd of October. She was arrested on the 2nd of July 2012, so now Irina has already spent more than one year in prison without a court date! Arrest of Irina was prolonged due to dubious claims of her alleged “victims” that they still have not acquainted themselves with the results of the investigation.
Irina is accused of having taken part in an armed assault against a Nazi concert in Moscow club “Barrikada” the day she was arrested. She has been charged with three felonies, including “hooliganism, committed by a group and with a preliminary intent” and “involving minors to a felony hate crime”, as one of the persons arrested with her was 17 years old at the moment of the arrest.
Irina was arrested just few weeks after her graduation from the Journalist Faculty of the Moscow State University. She needs a medical care for her hand, as she was stabbed by Nazis during a fight in 1st of May of 2011, but in the remand prison she may not receive proper medical care.
During the remand court session of 27th of June, Irina was strong and showed that the system is not about to crush her. She is also not in a need of material support. However moral support is necessary, full year of remand prison is hard for anyone and during the investigation she has been betrayed by some of her former comrades.
You may write to Irina:
Irina Antonovna Lipskaya, k. 308
ul. Shosseynaya 92
109383 Moscow Russia
But note that letters in English are seldom accepted in Russian prisons, so if you do not have a chance to write in Russiam (i.e. by using simply phrases and translating them by google translation program), just send photos and postcards.
ABC Moscow list of prisoners in former Soviet Union:
Original (with photos):
Anarchist Black Cross Moscow
abc-msk A riseup D net
P.O. Box 13 109028 Moscow Russia
This entry was posted on Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 6:27 pm and is filed under Prison Struggle.