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Letter from Rami Syrianos about political isolation at Ioannina Prison (Greece)

Monday, June 27th, 2011

From culmine via this is our job:

Rami Syrianos, arrested on January 31 and charged with robbing an auction in Thessaloniki, recently released the following letter-

Shortly after being transferred to Ioannina Prison, prison authorities began a process of selective censorship of the printed matter (books, pamphlets, printouts from the Internet, newspapers, fanzines) being sent to me. Their excuses were that it was “being done for the good of the prisoners” (who evidently shouldn’t be be exposed to such reading material), that “writings that defend terrorism can’t be allowed inside,” and other such imaginative notions, accompanied by demonstrations of Power (without which they would never be able to do what they’re doing) via statements like: “I administrate this prison, and if I feel like it, I won’t give you anything.” (more…)

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