Posts Tagged ‘14/14’
Thursday, March 9th, 2017
Read the communique from Monica and Francisco on contra-info.
SANTIAGO – Chilean Anarchists, Monica Caballero and Francisco Solar, arrived this morning at Santiago’s International Airport, after having been expulsed from Spanish custody and deported back to their home country.
Monica and Francisco had been charged under Spanish Anti-terrorism legislation for the alleged bombing of the Basilica del Pilar Church in Zaragoza, on Oct 2nd, 2013, and were arrested a month after the incident. Spanish prosecution initially sought a 44 year sentence for the accused, but instead received a 12 year sentence in 2014. The Defense took Monica and Francisco’s case to the Spanish Supreme Court, where the sentence was further reduced to 4 and a half years this past December, having dropped one of the initial charges. (more…)
Prosecutors request 44-year sentence against anarchist comrades Monica Caballero and Francisco Solar (Spain)
Thursday, December 24th, 2015
Prosecutor Teresa Sandoval, of the Audiencia Nacional, has submitted the prosecution’s demand to the 6th tribunal of the Audiencia Nacional, a demand that reflects the investigators’ thesis on comrades Monica and Francisco’s lives.
In their thesis the powerful falsely maintain that GAC (Grupos Anarquistas Coordinados) are an action group responsible for several explosive and incendiary attacks, which the group allegedly claimed. The inquisitor in charge is trying to take advantage of the antiterrorist hysteria caused by the attacks perpetrated by ISIS religious fascists in Europe, remarking that ‘the insurrectional affinity groups, like the jihadist cells, are perfectly clear about their generic enemy and therefore need no superior command in order to set an attack in motion.’
The prosecutor acknowledges that before the attack on the Basilica del Pilar a warning telephone call was made to a nearby beauty centre so that the authorities were alerted. As the receivers believed it was a joke they didn’t alert the authorities and the device detonated while people were inside the building; as a result a person suffered ear damage.
Following this rambling on terrorism, the sentence demanded against the comrades is 44 years each, comprising:
Belonging to a terrorist organization: 9 years
Ear damage caused to a victim: 12 years
Terrorist attack (the explosion at the Basilica del Pilar): 18 years
Conspiracy to commit similar attacks (alleged reconnaissance of the Basilica de Montserrant in Barcelona): 5 years
The threat of stratospheric sentences is nothing new to the comrades: at the trial for the ‘Caso Bombas’ in Chile the prosecutors’ request was 20 years for Monica and 25 for Francisco. It won’t be the threat of years in prison made by the Spanish State that will stop insurrection or the will to struggle.
International and insurrectional solidarity for the destruction of all sentences!
Eternal love in revolt for the comrades… Always ready for action, not a step back!
Monday, December 7th, 2015
I want to salute the event organized in solidarity with the African
American political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is imprisoned at the
State Correctional Institution at Mahanoy a medium security prison in
Pennsylvania. For 30 years, Mumia was a resident of death row until he
was sentenced to life imprisonment without possibility of parole.
I had the opportunity to read the book «From Death Row» and remember the
fortitude and temperance to face prison. Mumia belonged to a generation
of militants for black liberation and self-reliance of African American
communities against repressive onslaught of State and US capitalism,
repression comeback today as seen in the systematic executions of young
blacks, as like Laquan McDonald, who was killed at age 17. (more…)
Marseille: 12th Feb – Film screening of the film "Caso Bombas" on anarchists in Chile / Solidarité avec les incuplée de l'Opération Pandora (France)
Saturday, February 7th, 2015
Vegan food, liberated price
For the address: firstname.lastname@example.org
*The film is in Spanish but the subtitles are in English
International solidarity with those implicated in Operation Pandora
“For those who struggle, the sense of solidarity intends to dismantle
the loneliness of incarceration, waging a battle against forgetting our
comrades abducted by states, bringing to light the logic of domination
that seeks to condemn them to surrender.”
– anarchists of Pandora
A year after the end of the “Caso Bombas” farce, the Spanish and Chilean
ministries, judges and cops are working together on a new case, this
time on this side of the ocean. Mónica Caballero and Francisco Solar,
both ex-suspects in the “Caso Bombas” case, are arrested in Barcelona,
suspected of placing an explosive at the Basílica del Pilar in Zaragoza,
planning a similar action and belonging to an alleged terrorist
Barcelona: Anarchist comrades Monica and Francisco arrested for Zaragoza bomb attack – Chilean 'Caso Bombas' resurrected (Catalunya)
Saturday, November 16th, 2013
Distributed by: The Women’s Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu (Toronto)
Also read this article on multi-language anarchist website Contra-info.
On November 13th, our comrades Monica and Francisco were arrested by the repressive forces of the Spanish State, accused of the explosive bomb attack on the Pillar Basilica in Spain. A hurricane of grandiloquent statements have been unleashed unto this situation between representatives of both [Chilean and Spanish] governments; congratulations of resurrected prosecutors and recycled Interior Ministers as well. Monica and Francisco were arrested in August 2010 in the so-called Chilean Bombs Case. Both confronted the trial against them with dignity and rebellion; more than 9 months in medium and maximum pre-trial prison, rejected the prosecutor’s blackmail, carried out a 65 day hunger strike and confronted one of the longest trials [in Chilean history], and had all their charges dropped by the Court with their convictions in tact. (more…)
Thursday, November 22nd, 2012
from vivalaanarquia – updated from liberacion total:
Gabriela is free without charges and not compelled to sign with the authorities. Welcome back to the streets!
In the morning hours of November 19, the comrade Gabriela Curilem has reappeared on the street, ending his period of hiding for two years and three months. Recall that Gabriela is wanted following the “Bombs Case”, specifically from August 14, 2010- the day the arrests were made, the case was closed on 1 June this year, the day that 5 comrades were absolved. In this case, Gabriela was charged as the alleged financier of an illicit association that is supposed to have manufactured and installed bombs. That same August 14, Gabriela was not in the CSO Sacco and Vanzetti (self-organised centre which was raided by anti-terrorist units), where other co-accused lived. During the morning of Nov 19, Gabriela appeared before the Chilean justice system and was compelled to sign with the authorities (we do not know whether weekly or monthly) and is now back on the street.
Sunday, June 3rd, 2012
After a long process during which the $hilean state and the plaintiff institutions tried by all means to condemn the compas at any cost, they were absolved of all the charges, in the final hearing today June 1st, 2012.
All the charges such as placement of explosive device and terrorist financing were dismissed; also they raised all the cautionary measures against the 5 compas.
Friday, March 30th, 2012
This issue features an as always incomplete round-up of direct action and sabotage reports from the month of March, coverage of the trial of the Revolutionary Organisation – Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, international repression reports and news about Thessaloniki 5 prison sentences, No Tav- letter from injured comrade Luca Abba, letter about Luciano Tortuga’s prison conditions, letter of comrade Kostas Katsenos, imprisoned anarchist accused of membership of the armed group – Revolutionary Struggle in Greece, report on the radical struggle in Russia & Ukraine over the past 2 months, trial updates about the Chilean frame-up “Bombs Case” against anarchists over there, “No Military on Our Streets” anti-Olympic/anti-Austerity text from UK, plus “Maybe they follow my account on Facebook” text from Anti-Authoritarians of Kalamata Messinias.
Fire to the Prisons
Anti-Copyright Network 2012
Tags: 14/14, Chile, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Dark Nights, Greece, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), Italy, Kostas Katsenos, Luca Abba, PDF, Revolutionary Struggle, TAV, UK, Zine
Posted in Library
Monday, February 27th, 2012
The political trial continues and begins to advance slowly chapter after chapter with the particular accusation against each comrade, bringing different police officers, experts or simply “at the scene” witnesses. This time the trial was suspended due to the extensive and continuous months of daily hearings, setting aside 5 days of “rest” to then return on February 13. (more…)
Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
Dark Nights is an anarchist & anti-prison PDF freesheet to download and print out on the fly.
FREEDOM WILL BLOSSOM FROM THE ASHES OF THE PRISONS
Longer format issue of Dark Nights; the frontpage carries the new open letter from Luciano ‘Tortuga’, anarchist in Chile hurt in a bomb attack against Santander Bank in Santiago. A major section of this issue is given over to a New Year Anti-Prison Actions Round-Up, which couldn’t begin to cover the vast nature of the second international call-out for anti-prison demos on the New Years Eve, but is nevertheless a contribution to be spread and distributed.
The remaining full articles include the cases of the revolutionary anarchist group Revolutionary Struggle, the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Stella Antoniou, Sonja Suder & Christian Gauger of the Revolutionary Cells (RZ).
Special separate supplement covers the latest sabotages and attacks in Italy; Update on the “Bombs Case” in Chile; Joint declaration of subversive and revolutionary prisoners in support of the comrade Luciano Tortuga (Chile); Sabotage and attacks against automated car tolls and social control (Portugal); Update on the Two Imprisoned Combatants in Yogyakarta (Indonesia).
Dark Nights will continue a more frequent publishing schedule generated from the international network of translation and counter-information for the present time as a new editorial and design collective take over the freesheet.
Anti-Copyright Network 2012
Friday, December 9th, 2011
A publication by the imprisoned members of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire
We hear the song of fire that comes from far away. The words smell of gunpowder. From the other side of the world rebellious comrades burn the nights and liberate places and moments. We can hear them… They conspire, plan, attack… We do not have to say anything else, we leave our brothers and sisters to speak for us.
“We are all Conspiracy Cells of Fire. C.C.F. is not an organization or just a group. On the contrary it is a antagonistic expression of rage and contempt towards authority and its structures. To spread the C.C.F. all you need is gasoline, matches and the desire to fight for absolute freedom. We have begun the war against the existing order.”
i)The wind blows against… from Indonesia to Chile.
These previous months from every corner of the earth more and more explosive messages of fire and gunpowder cross borders and seas reaching us here, in the Greek prisons where we are hostage, but not defeated.
Words mix with fire and behind the ashes of banks, government buildings, cop cars, nanotechnology labs, satellite antennas, private security cars and luxury shops, open a promise to friends and a threat to the enemy. They open a live proposition of the Informal Anarchist Federation (F.A.I.). An International Revolutionary Front (I.R.F.) is now organized in Italy, England, Chile, Mexico, Argentina, Russia, Holland, Peru, Bolivia, Indonesia, Australia, Greece…
An idea that started its journey ten years ago from Italy from the brothers and sisters of the Italian F.A.I. and today is stronger than ever. F.A.I. definitely is not a theoretic game of harmless words and symbols, but an idea to live dangerously and anarchically with all our senses, without dead time and cowardly excuses.
Often the texts that come to our hands like the one from the Italian F.A.I., the one from the English comrades of F.A.I. titled “Rain and Fire”, the announcement of the Russian F.A.I., the call of the 11 anarchist organizations from Mexico, and many more, fill us with a weird awkwardness. It’s this indescribable joy we feel when individuals and groups who do not know one another reach the same conclusions and feel the same feelings the exact same moment.
This feeling explodes in every word that unlocks the next and draws a common path of revolt. It is one of the few times that we do not have much to say. Most of our points are covered by our comrades. But we don’t want to consume the text in a series of compliments. (more…)
Tags: 14/14, Black International of Anarchists of Praxis, Chile, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire - Mexico, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire : Imprisoned Members Cell, Fire & Gunpowder, Greece, Holland, Indonesia, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front, Italy, Luciano Pitronello Schuffeneger, Mexico, Rain & Fire, RO-FAI (Indonesia Section), Russia, UK
Posted in Cognitive Liberty, Direct Action
Friday, November 18th, 2011
When the prison bars stop our hands from throwing the fire of anarchy into the world of power, our words become the sharp rasp of escape.
Armed with thoughts, desires, secret plans, new conspiracies, we give a warmest embrace in our imaginary meeting with the comrades of action across the world.
Now we want our voice to reach our brothers and sister in distant Chile to Luciano (Tortuga) prosecuted on November 22 and to Monica, to Felipe, to Francisco, to Omar, and Carlos on November 28, because they are anarchists and enemies of power. (more…)
Tags: 14/14, Black International of Anarchists of Praxis, Chile, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire : Imprisoned Members Cell, Cristobal Bravo Franke, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front, International Solidarity, Letter, Monica Cabellero, Theofilos Mavropoulos
Posted in Prison Struggle
Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
Saturday, October 29th, 2011
To all like-minded arsonists and antagonists, the fourth communiqué from the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire – Mexico / Informal Anarchist Federation:
Neither exasperated, indignant, nor broken! Arsonists at war against every authority!
All our solidarity with comrade Gabriel Pombo da Silva!
We’re celebrating two months of direct attacks on capital and the State!
Against the system of domination!
For Total Liberation!
Yesterday [26/10/11] at 6:23 p.m., liberatory fire again burned where it hurts most, destroying merchandise. The Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (CCF) faction of the Mexican Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI-M), Veracruz section, gave life to liberatory fire at the Wal-Mart located at Universidad and Avenida Las Palmas in the heart of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz. With this new attack, we avenge comrade Gabriel Pombo da Silva (held captive in Aachen prison) and demand his immediate release from the German and Spanish states. We also stand in solidarity with our comrade Tamara, with the Bombings Case compas in Chile, with the imprisoned Conspiracy of Cells of Fire compas in Greece, and with all our comrades abducted by the State in Mexico and the rest of the world. (more…)
Tags: 14/14, Arson, Coatzacoalcos, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire - Mexico, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire : Imprisoned Members Cell, Gabriel Pombo da Silva, Germany, Informal Anarchist Federation - Mexico (FAI-M), Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Solidarity, Luciano Pitronello Schuffeneger, Mexico, Revolutionary Struggle, Spain, Tamara, Veracruz, Wal-Mart
Posted in Direct Action
Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
On October 4th, 2011, Judge Valderrama announced the latest discharges within the “bombs case”.
The Prosecution solicited the discharges arguing there was a lack of evidentiary support to proceed to trial, in consideration of evidence that had been eliminated during the preliminary hearing.
Finally 13 comrades – and the one miserable informant- were discharged from illicit terrorist association.
Pablo Morales, Rodolfo Retamales, Camilo Peres, Vinicio Aguilera, Diego Morales, Felipe Guerra, Carlos Rivero, Andrea Urzua, Monica Caballero, Francisco Solar, Candelaria Cortez-Monroy, Omar Hermosilla and the filthy collaborator. Candelaria was also absolved of placing an explosive artifact (at Automotora Atal, on March 27th, 2007).
On his part, Cristian Cancino, is awaiting his own independent proceeding.
The Comrades that will be going to trial:
Without the specific charge of “Illicit Terrorist Association”, 5 comrades will be facing the judicial/political proceeding:
Francisco Solar: Accused of three counts of placing an explosive artifact (ANI on January 18th, 2006, State Defense Council on December 21st 2006, and Chilectrica on October 16th, 2007) under law 18.314 (the Anti-terrorist Law).
Mónica Caballero: Accused of placing an explosive artifact (Sacramentos Church on November 21st, 2009) under law 18.314 (the Anti-terrorist Law).
Felipe Guerra: Accused of placing an explosive artifact (School of Gendarmerie on May 22nd, 2009) under law 18.314 (the Anti-terrorist Law).
Omar Hermosilla: Accused of terrorist financing, under article 8 of law 18.314 (the Anti-terrorist Law).
Carlos Rivero: Accused of terrorist financing, under article 8 of law 18.314 (the Anti-terrorist Law).
Moreover, the miserable filthy informant, Gustavo Fuentes Aliaga, is also accused of two counts of placing an explosive artifact (ANI, State Defense Council) under the Anti-terrorist Law.
The trial against our comrades will take place on November 28th, 2011.
CALLING OUT TO EXPRESS SOLIDARITY, & REMEMBER THAT THE TRIAL DOES NOT END WITH THE DISCHARGE OF SOME OF OUR COMRADES.
Because the Bombs Case is not over: END THE ANTI-TERRORIST LAW! END THE POLITICAL TRIALS!! DROP THE CHARGES OF THE FINAL 5 ACCUSED!
Libertad a lxs 14.A.