Posts Tagged ‘Arson’
Friday, February 1st, 2019
What does the lair of a procurer do at Heraklion avenue, uh?
IT’S ON FIRE!
At the dawn of Thursday 20/12/2018 an unpleasant surprise roiled the whole family of Aggelos Giannakopoulos, boss of “Horiatiko” and “Attica Bakeries” baker’s shops, at the family apartment building of 29 Heraklion Avenue in Ano Patisia. Three of the family’s cars were wrapped in flames, the front was damaged and the windows of the ground floor were broken. The forementioned dorm is the same building where, years ago, Giannakopoulos bros were imprisoning, blackmailing and prostituting women from the Eastern Bloc, in their owned lap-dancing clubs, at private appointments, as well as in sleazy “bars” all over Greece.
In the summer of 2007, cops, prosecutors and Department of Financial Crime auditors bust in the said block of flats. In the press, information is leaked that Angelos Giannakopoulos is the head of an international trafficking network. The pimps with the synergy of employment agencies in Eastern European countries were bringing women, withholding their credentials, and selling their bodies to punters. Despite the “coordinated” operation, the two Giannakopoulos brothers get away, while dozens of smaller fish are captured, among them the name of retired cop Konstantinos Kyrou being exposed. The network’s profits were laundered in dozens of “legal” bakeries and shops of Giannakopoulos bros and with the facility of an off-shore company. In addition, those wanted are accused of trafficking of minor and adult women, abduction, injuries, drug trafficking, forgery and money laundering. The next act of the drama is played sixteen months later in November 2008 when a second police operation for the activities of Giannakopoulos is conducted, in cooperation with Interpol (as well as the first time). (more…)
Monday, January 28th, 2019
During new years eve in Leipzig, eastern Germany, the night of excess was used to initiate an attack on a target that, up until then, deemed itself as heavily protected and untouchable. Every year for the first half hour of the new year, the
big cities in are covered in thick layers of fog and smog, never ending noises of explosions and masses of people who take over the sidewalks and community spaces to get a good look at the fireworks. The attackers goal was the federal court and the state prosecution. This institution figuratively and literally represents the central organ of the judiciary, this state and its democratic society.
200 meters away from the federal court, a burning barricade blocked the crossroad, so that the group could carry out the attack on the federal court and the neighbouring fraternity Corps Lusatia without any disturbances. Stones broke
through the windows of the fraternity house and paint balls were thrown at the facade. The mobile cameras of the court house were sprayed followed by people jumping the fence and trying to break through the security glass. Fire was set to the front door and the window frame, sadly the insides of the building were left undamaged. In front of the court, another barricade was set ablaze, cars were smashed and burned. The whole street was covered in smoke, released from the
cartridges of the attackers.
A choreography, which led saxonies attorney general to believe in a high level of professionalism behind the attack. He was very quick to announce a new level of left radical violence. Not only did the delinquents attack the state, but the whole society. Nothing that actually hasn‘t been heard before.
Around the new year, several attacks against state property were carried out. For example the arson attack against the district court in Berlin-Wedding and the district court and the district attorneys office in Hamburg in the last week of December 2018. In the first weeks of January there were attacks on the Court Building in the south of Germany, Stuttgart and some days later in Freiburg and against the Court in Göttingen, as an attack against deportations and the racist law regime.
Let‘s continue to target these institutions.
As long as we walk these streets we will try to burn down every court, that people get dragged in front of every day!
Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
Columns of smoke escaping from the roofs of the rich district of Elbchaussee, helicopters turning in the sky. By far, that was what let some early-bird residents guess that something was going on, perhaps beyond the statements of the riot police and secret services. A crowd of hooded people pursued their goal of publicizing their vision of things, destroying both in a targeted and blind manner a tiny part of this world of prosperity.
A wonderful sign. A street of cars in flames, souls completely helpless absolutely not wanting to understand why they had just been the victim of this useless violence. We have a great mark of respect for the risk that people had been ready to take.
After all, it already seemed to appear on the radar of all the intelligence services, before the summit, that the limits of the city were going to be surpassed. A moment of offensive demonstration, whose character has only rarely been achieved in this country.
Since 18 December, five comrades from Frankfurt, Offenbach and from France have been going before the higher regional court of Hamburg. They are accused of having been part of this ride. The relevant items are films and video material that the cops have analysed in detail . They claim to be able to identify people in a cohort of hooded individuals dressed all in black. (more…)
Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
Responsibility claim for the arson attack against the Courthouse in Wedding
Europe-wide raids and house-searches. Arrests and extraditions. Informers and denunciations. The joyous chaos of the summit days and the confirmation of the loss of control forces the State to react. The reactions are noticeably more hostile than they have been for many years. Direct attacks against us and our structures are the reply of the rulers. The intensification of the persecution, the will to punish and the depoliticization of our ideas and actions are promoted.
What is forgotten within this logic is that we are united by political fragments like small parts of a puzzle – be it events, trains of thought that are happening in other cities or suddenly appearing in texts – and also by the reduction of the accomplices that are to be removed from the common table. We don’t have to know the people who are on the streets with us. Through our sometimes unspoken ideas, we feel connected to each other and by meeting together in the streets, we act together, so that these ideas are not just dreamed of in a vacuum.
The enemy’s current attempts to condemn the few who have resisted the many cannot be left unanswered by our side. (more…)
Sunday, December 30th, 2018
Black December means action and memory, and, like any initiative of direct attack, it comes to life and continues when there is a will to go from words to deed – to break with the normality of the capitalist social routine and the comfort of civic life.
Always prepared for action, we liberate ourselves from the consumerist fever and the behavioral patterns imposed by the social order with its end of year traditions. And so, with planning, cunning and certain precautions, the anarchist attack never stops.
That’s why at dawn on December 28th we set fire to a truck in the city of Santiago, in a suburb of the so-called ‘middle class’. The action was reported by the media and now we can confirm: it wasn’t a short circuit, it was an intentional fire wrought by anarchic hands during the middle of the night in the streets of their disgusting city.
Setting fire to a truck is attacking the mega-machines and structures that contribute to the devastation of the Earth, it is setting fire to the ideas of progress and civilization, it is our contribution to the ongoing agitation against the IIRSA-COSIPLAN project and the construction of thousands of kilometers of roads that destroy eco-systems to facilitate the transit of trucks full of merchandise and accelerate the advance of the city that contaminates our life. (more…)
Tags: Arson, Black December, Chile, Incendiaries Complicit in Sabotage – Informal Anarchist Federation / International Revolutionary Front (FAI-FRI), Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front, International Solidarity, Santiago
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Friday, December 28th, 2018
Diciembre Negro significa memoria y acción y, como toda iniciativa de ataque directo, cobra vida y continuidad cuando hay voluntades que pasan de las palabras a los hechos para romper con la normalidad de la rutina social capitalista y con la comodidad de la vida ciudadana.
Siempre dispuestxs a la acción, nos liberamos de la fiebre consumista y de las pautas de comportamiento impuestas por el orden social y sus tradiciones de fin de año, así, con planificación, astucia y ciertas precauciones el ataque anarquista no se detiene.
Por eso la madrugada del 28 de diciembre prendimos fuego a un camión en la ciudad de Santiago, en una comuna de la llamada “clase media”. El hecho fue reportado por la prensa y ahora les confirmamos: no fue un cortocircuito, fue un incendio intencional forjado por manos anárquicas en medio de la noche entre las calles de su asquerosa ciudad.
Incendiar un camión es atacar las mega-máquinas y estructuras que contribuyen a la devastación de la Tierra, es prender fuego a la idea de progreso y civilización, es nuestra contribución a la agitación contra el proyecto IIRSA-COSIPLAN y la construcción de miles de kilómetros de carreteras que destruyen eco-sistemas para facilitar el tránsito de camiones llenos de mercancías y acelerar el avance de la urbe que contamina nuestra vida. (more…)
Tags: Arson, Black December, Car Burning, Chile, IIRSA (Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America), Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), International Revolutionary Front, International Solidarity, Santiago
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Friday, December 28th, 2018
In the night of 30th November at 8pm, as the neighbourhood of Sant Andreu (Barcelona) was in the middle of a celebration and patrols were going around, a cash machine of Deutsche Bank was happily burning.
A piece of writing, ‘prisoners of war’.
An individual action.
Coherent consequence of my anarchist orientation.
Let the flames lighten up my comrades’ nights, even if only with a simple smile.
To the prisoners of war in the Spanish peninsula. Onwards, comrades!
To the Italians persecuted in the operations panico and scripta manent.
To Paska, a comrade on hunger strike since 5th November. Strength to you, comrade!
To Anahi, in coma following an attack in Argentina. Resist, comrade!
To Hugo and Marcos, rebels and avengers. Onwards!
To Juan Aliste. Irreducible!
To the Greek and Chilean warriors.
To Lisa, I’m waiting for you with a complicit smile.
To all the coherent and consequent individuals. Let’s continue the struggle!
To the compas in Madrid.
Let M.I.L. cash machines burn!
Translated from Italian by act for freedom now!
Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
«You are waiting for the revolution? Let it be! My own began a long time ago! When you are ready (god, what an endless wait!) I won’t mind going with you for a while. But when you stop, I shall continue on my way toward the great and sublime conquest of the nothing!
Any society that you build will have its limits. And outside the limits of any society, unruly and heroic tramps will wander with their wild and virgin thought — those who cannot live without planning ever new and dreadful outbursts of rebellion! I shall be among them!»
Pretty words, but there must be more than just words.
I don’t want to run behind the masses. They say that this time it’s the big one, that the insurrection has arrived…mine arrived a long time ago and it’s an individual insurrection.
During the early hours of December 11th, I set fire to six cars belonging to the Paris City Council on Rue Corvisart (in the 13th arrondissement). It was not the City Council that was targeted, any more than it was Macron or any other power. All power must be destroyed.
So we do not forget the comrades who have left us. For Mikhail, Zak, Sebastian, Mauricio and all the others.
For those who are in prison. A thought in particular for Krème and the Scripta Manent defendants in Italy.
For a Black December!
Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
It seems that this Autumn, the fashion is neon yellow. It seems to be doing pretty
well with blue-white-red. It seems that it is absolutely necessary to be there, to
participate, to contribute; because there are people in the street, without leaders
and breaking things. It seems that if we don’t go there then we must stay in front
of the internet.
We don’t care.
The barricades on the Champs-Élysées don’t hide the confusion. The breakage cannot replace anti-authoritarian ideas. We were on the streets in 2016, and we will be there again, but not to defend the old world and its cars.
And we think that many other possibilities exist, you just have to look for them.
In the early morning of November 27th, a car belonging to the technical service of
the Police Prefecture was torched in front of the police station on Camille
Desmoulins street (the same one that lost their windows four years ago). The Enedis car parked opposite that station was torched too. Enedis, along with its subsidiary Gepsa, is making money from prisons. For example, they manage the jail in Meaux where Kréme is imprisoned (we send you a big hug comrade!).
Solidarity also with imprisoned anarchists around the world; those of Operation
Scripta Manet in Italy, the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire in Greece and the comrades
recently arrested in Argentina.
Gasoline price increases? We will use fire starters.
Stuart, Kevin and Bob
[NB: Stuart, Kevin and Bob are the main characters in the kid’s movie series
Sunday, November 25th, 2018
16.11.18: Last Friday night we torched a car belonging to the Spie Fleischhauer company in Leipzig Connewitz. And so, we made a small expression of our contempt and hatred towards the cruel prison industry. The direct attack against the property of those who allow domination and oppression is a necessary part of the struggle for a liberated society!
Our greetings go out to all those who sit in the dungeons of the rulers, do not lose heart and oppose each day of repression and exploitation. In particular, we send greetings to Nero and our comrades in Berlin after last week’s raids*. Your courage and determination give us strength!
Spie is one of the leading coal, lignite and nuclear industry service providers, and not just in Germany. After torching a Spie van in April, in Berlin, Sébastien Briat summed it up in a few words:
“In France, Spie is Vinci’s biggest competitor in the service sector. The company, based in France, is involved in the nuclear industry via its subsidiary Spie
Nucléaire. In Germany, Spie SAG is involved in the generation of electricty from coal and boasts of its long-standing partnership with RWE. For example, the settlers for lignite mining for RWE were transported from Spie to Hambacher Forest.”
The subsidiary Spie Fleischhauer GmbH is an information, security, media and electrical engineering company that is also active in the prison industry. Here Spie
Fleischhauer specializes, among others, in hazard management and telecommunication systems. For wealthy individuals, banks and corporations, it offers intelligent property protection surveillance systems. In Leipzig, the company is participating in the current expansion of Leipzig prison.
A free and self-determined life cannot exist with a state and its institutions. We stand in fighting solidarity with all the people who are harassed, exploited and imprisoned by cops, prosecutors and judges!
Freedom for Nero!
… In addition, we observed following our nightly excursion that cops seem to pass by and ignore burning company cars and luxury cars in Leipzig Connewitz. That means for us: Let more cars go up in flames!
It’s easy: instructions can be found here: https://militanz.blackblogs.org/42/
Sunday, November 25th, 2018
On the night of November 11th to the 12th, in the vicinity of Villeparisis, we
torched an Orange / SNCF relay antenna.
While on this day, the armistice was ceremoniously celebrated, we wanted to make a contribution to the only war that is worth fighting: the war against domination.
Alongside those who fight against social peace.
Paris, France: Diplomatic Vehicle Torched in Memory of Mikhail Zhlobitsky and in Solidarity with Anarchist Comrades Facing Repression
Saturday, November 17th, 2018
On Sunday the 11th of November, today’s greatest slaughterers commemorated the first world war’s butchery (and they prepared for future carnage). We continue to carry the old slogan of the anarchists from that era: against their war, against their peace, for the social revolution.
On the night of Monday, November 12th to Tuesday, November 13th, in this militarized capital and under video surveillance, we torched a car of the diplomatic corps at the intersection of Rue Spontini and Foch Avenue, as well as the big bourgeois Porsche that was parked next to it (yes, it is possible to bring war to the rich and the powerful!).
For the comrade Mikhail Zhlobitsky: we want to remember him this way, not with words, but with flames. Solidarity with Russian anarchists who respond to repression with direct action. Solidarity also to the anarchists who face the judiciary in Greece (CCF), in Italy (Operations Scripta Manent and Panico) and everywhere else. A thought for Krème and S., imprisoned in Limoges.
Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Lyon, France: Molotov Cocktail Attack Against the Tête d’Or Municipal Police Station, November 11th, 2018
By an incendiary moon, the night of November 11th. While others honor pointless deaths, while others are lounging peacefully in their sleep and false certainties, while most confine themselves to helplessness and fear, we light wicks. Some Molotovs inadvertently landed on the Tete d’Or police station. As the municipality
is armed and hosts the rest of the military, they must know that when they darken our lives, their walls will lose some of their luster.
Thoughts and courage to the six comrades from Lyon in their fight against the law.*
*Refers to the 6 antifascists arrested on November 13th for an action against local fascists Bastion Social. All of them have come under judicial supervision after being held in police custody.
Friday, November 16th, 2018
Anti-Gentrification Direct Actions
Gentrification has been completely changing the city to cater to yuppies, while at the same time erasing the memory and culture of the poor and black and brown people that make up the majority of Philadelphia.
Some might say gentrification is an unstoppable force, a monster that is too far gone and is irreversible in its devastation. Although some of that may be true we don’t want people to forget the struggles of resistance to it or for those struggles to become invisible.
Rome: Atacado Repeater set on fire in solidarity with Paska, Ghespe and Giova, and all anarchist prisoners (Italy)
Thursday, November 8th, 2018
Note from Instinto Salvaje: In the following claim it mentions what recently happened in Santiago, Chile, with the case of Kevin Garrido, who was murdered on November 2 in the prison of Santiago 1. We remember that this individual was not anti-authoritarian, since that he wrote communiqués whilst in prison his affinity to authoritarian groups called eco-extremists. We publish this action because it is a gesture of solidarity with jailed Italian anarchists, we are not going to silence it, but to clarify information delivered by irresponsible means of counter-information without positioning themselves in this social war.
On a September afternoon, we mobilized to set fire to a telephone repeater. We had in our eyes and in our hearts anger for the death of a person in the forest of Hambach, during the resistance to the eviction of the police. Telecommunications infrastructures are today one of the strategic points of the modern technological domain, functional to the development of other devices and technological structures that are also part of a complex network, in which each element depends on the other. The authoritarian essence of the system is clearly expressed in this technological interdependence. Despite the current tendency to create increasingly autonomous systems, it is still possible to hit an element by putting the whole network out of use with a cascade effect.