Posts Tagged ‘Italy’
Sunday, July 5th, 2020
The imprisoned deported Sardinian anarchist comrade Davide Delogu informs us that in the Caltagirone prison (in Sicily), where he has just been transferred, he has once again been subject to regime 14 bis. Updates will follow.
Cassa di Sostegno per l’Anarchico Sardo Prigioniero Deportato Davide Delogu
[Support Fund for the Imprisoned Deported Sardinian Anarchist Davide Delogu]
Note: Article 14 bis of the Italian penitentiary law (not to be confused with 41bis) provides for special supervision of a prisoner.
The text in Italian was published in sardegnaanarchica.wordpress.com.
Saturday, July 4th, 2020
PDF: Programme français
Tags: Alessandria, Anarchist Gathering, Anti-technology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Artificial Reproduction, Biotechnology, Italy, Nanotechnology, PDF, Resistenze Al Nanomondo, Technological Singularity, Transhumanism
Posted in Eco Struggle
Friday, July 3rd, 2020
The reasons for opposing the 5G network are many, often overshadowed by the predominant (and absolutely legitimate) concern driven by an extremely noxious technology that will invade bodies and spaces with grave consequences from the point of view of health and environmental pollution. But when it comes to 5G we cannot just think of a mere advancement of the current 4G network, therefore a more rapid way of navigating. When we talk of 5G we can’t even see it as “just” yet another toxicity, and oppose it exclusively in terms of health safety of individuals and protection of the environment. The 5G network is above all a necessary infrastructure for the various actors in the field. For the bosses to increase profits on the backs of the workers; for States to increase social control within national borders, and to better orchestrate military operations on the various war fronts.
Let’s take a look at these aspects…
Yet another infrastructure for the bosses’ benefit
The 5G network will permit more simultaneous connections and passing of data with zero delay. These characteristics are fundamental for the large scale explosion of technologies that use Artificial Intelligence. As we know, Artificial Intelligence is becoming part of the production process by replacing human labour (or trying to).
Thus the worker is becoming more and more dependent on a mechanism, often without knowing how it works, more and more alienated, more and more dominated by work rhythms dictated from above. Their autonomy can only be reduced. They are no longer a protagonist but the terminal of a machine which, if it doesn’t overwhelm them, is because it has already kicked them out of the production process and taken their place. The 5G network corresponds more to the needs of industrialists than to those of average users (as they want us to believe). In fact, the Industry 4.0 model foresees that industrial plants (manufacturing, post-production and energy generation) will benefit from services created on the new mobile network. (more…)
Tags: 5G, Analysis, Anti-Militarism, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Biometrics, Corealis, Facial Recognition, Fourth Industrial Revolution, Horizon 2020, Internet of Things, Italy, Livorno, Smart Cities, Surveillance
Posted in Social Control
Friday, July 3rd, 2020
Our friend Andreas is dying… (July 2, 2020)
… and everyone is watching. What has been happening to Andreas in jail in Naples for at least a year is a result that both the German and the Italian state are responsible for. In spite of his poor health, Andreas is denied adequate medical care despite promises to the contrary by the hospital management. He is brought to a hospital every hour for questionable or senseless examinations and then back to prison.
Andreas was diagnosed with cancer at least a year ago, it spread all over his body and he had unspeakable pain. He can hardly walk anymore, just eat more baby food, he loses blood and is often unconscious for days. His Italian lawyer is fighting at all levels, but transfer to house arrest has now been refused.
Andreas is doing very badly, suicide seems to be the only way out for him in the current situation.
Both the Italian and the German state know Andreas’ state of health. Nobody lifts a finger, fundamental human rights do not seem to apply to prisoners. What happens here is murder. And every suicide in jail is nothing else, because behind bars there are no free decisions.
We cannot stand by, although we are infinitely sad and angry and have no ideas what to do.
Confront the German and Italian authorities with their inactivity, call the Federal Foreign Office, Boschaft and the consulate.
Down with all prisons! Down with all states!
ABC Vienna, July 2nd, 2020
The address to write to him:
Via Roma Verso Scampia 250
CAP 80144 Napoli (NA)
He has to pay for the urgently needed medication and reasonably usable food himself. If you want to donate money:
Receiver Krebs IBAN: DE 90 1005 0000 1067 1474 26
BIC: LOADED BEXXX
Purpose: Donation / Andreas Krebs
Thursday, June 25th, 2020
I danni della globalizzazione sono arrivati anche in occidente e ci siamo trovati a farne I conti direttamente. La reazione non è stata certo in una prospettiva di soluzione delle cause, bensì un ulteriore passo veloce verso il progresso ed un intensificarsi del dominio tecno-scientifico, della trasformazione e del rapido adeguamento delle logiche di autoritarismo e profitto.
Anche in tempi di pandemia il governo ha garantito gli affari delle case farmaceutiche e dei signori della guerra. Attraverso le politiche capitaliste gli Stati hanno continuato la produzione industriale a scapito dei lavoratori e le operazioni militari a scapito di intere popolazioni.
Anche nel porto di Genova hanno continuato a transitare navi cariche di carri armati e altri armamenti, dirette verso gli Emirati Arabi.
Lo Stato ha chiarito quali sono I suoi interessi, molto lontani dai reali bisogni degli individui, ed in continuità con la politica tecno-industriale:
imposizione di tecnologie nocive come il 5G e controllo sociale di massa (realizzato con la militarizzazione dei territori, l’accellerazione tecnologica e l’utilizzo di vari mezzi come droni, GPS, motoscafi, elicotteri e vari progetti “smart”). (more…)
Monday, June 22nd, 2020
On June 12, 2020, a financial aid party was held in Thessaloniki/Greece for the case of the two arrested on 27/5 at Kalamaria/Thessaloniki.
The money raised was 1,000 euros and after it was initially handed over to the “Solidarity Assembly of the 2 arrested comrades”, if we were informed that the amount had been collected (20,000 euros) we decided to ask for it back to meet other needs of political anarchist prisoners.
Thus, the money will be allocated to the accused in the “Scripta Manent” case (500 euros) and to the members of the Revolutionary Struggle Nikos Maziotis (250 euros) & Pola Roupa (250 euros).
Below are the contact details where one can provide financial support.
For the “Scripta Manent” case
Account holder: Omar Nioi
Bank: Banco di Sardegna or Bank: Banca di Sassari
Bic / Swift code: SARDIT3S100 or BPSAIT31XXX
For the case of the “Revolutionary Struggle”
D wing of Domokos prison
Post Code 35010 Domokos
C wing of women’s prisons in Eleonas, Thebes
Post Code 32200 Thebes
Anarchist hangout Nadir
Friday, June 19th, 2020
ADESSO CHE AVETE PAURA.
E’ sempre più chiaro ormai come il modello economico dominante, sacrifichi alla legge del profitto e della competizione esasperata qualsiasi espressione di libertà individuale, uguaglianza e solidarietà sociale.
Di fronte a tutto ciò, numerosi sono gli scenari di rivolta che esplodono e si ramificano in ogni parte del mondo.
Dal confederalismo democratico curdo, ai territori autonomi zapatisti, da Hong Kong al Chile.
In questi ultimi mesi, il modo in cui la pandemia da Covid è stata gestita ha ulteriormente amplificato e reso evidente la disuguaglianza tra chi il sistema lo subisce e chi pretende di controllarlo.
Questo ha reso più estrema la tensione sociale e il suo potenziale esplosivo.
La morte di George Floyd, di per sé un evento non eccezionale nel contesto della brutalità di un sistema che giornalmente uccide e devasta, vissuto nel momento del lock down globale a causa della pandemia, ha scatenato a livello internazionale un’esplosione di rabbia che si è manifestata in molteplici forme: dall’assedio dei distretti di polizia, ai saccheggi di quei beni a cui molt* non hanno più o non hanno mai avuto la possibilità di accedere, alle grandi manifestazioni di piazza. (more…)
Friday, June 19th, 2020
The following interview is the 3rd part in an ongoing dialogue between anarchist comrade Alfredo Cospito, who is currently imprisoned at Ferrara Prison, and the editors of the Italian anarchist newspaper Vetriolo [Vitriol]. As far as we know, the first part of the interview has not been made available in English, however part two was translated by the Abolition Media Worldwide comrades in April 2019. Vetriolo have published the interview in parts, and have plans to publish the interview in its entirety in a forthcoming publication. We hope that we have captured the original spirit of the interview with our translation, however we are acutely aware of the possibility that some errors may have been made and we welcome any correspondence regarding any errors that may need correcting. To request copies of Vetriolo, they can be contacted via vetriolo[at]autistici.org
In some of your recent writings you have wanted to open a debate on: action and affinity groups, individual actions, claims of responsibility, ways to informally organize oneself among anarchists and propaganda through direct action. There are many different experiences that reach the present day, many and diverse within the different tensions of anarchism. We do not believe that there is, for the anarchism of action, an unavailability or impossibility with respect to the current historical context. Anarchists, in different ways and in every age, have always acted “here and now”. We would like to ask you, evaluating these experiences and different ways of acting and organizing in a horizontal and anti-authoritarian way: could one say that there is, especially in Italy, an ideological prejudice against “informal organization”, “anarchist groups”, and “claims of responsibility”? Equally, is the debate, which often ends up in mockery for its own sake, far from being able to confirm absolute validity or theoretical-practical evidence regarding “reproducibility, informality, anonymity”, in the Italian context conditioned by methodical, functional and a priori productive calculations, in a distorted logic of “factions”?
The “ideological” prejudice against informal organisation here is nothing new. Although there is no doubt that some concretizations of informal practice are more acceptable to “classical” anarchist organising than others. The “small” reproducible, unclaimed actions against structures of domination, without initials of any kind, create fewer problems than actions that endanger the lives of men and women in power, especially if these are claimed with initials that have a constancy over time. The former compared to the latter are more acceptable to the “movement” for the simple reason that they give rise to less intense repression by the State. The rejection of insurrectionism or informal experiences such as FAI/FRI by “classical” anarchism is almost always motivated as an “ethical” rejection of violence and specifically of certain actions (bomb attacks, arson attacks, parcel bombs, knee-cappings, expropriations…). (more…)
Tags: Alfredo Cospito, Analysis, Black International, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), Insurrection, International Revolutionary Front, International Solidarity, Italy, Roberto Adinolfi, Vetriolo
Posted in Interviews
Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
Received from AWW:
Germany: A Reply to the City of Berlin’s Declaration of War Against Anarchists
Matraville, Australia: Black Lives Matter Statement from Prisoners at Long Bay Prison
Italy: Updates & Reflections Regarding the Repressive Operation ‘Prometheus’
Italy: Those Who Do Not Die Find Themselves – Thoughts on Repressive Operation ‘Ritrovo’
Saturday, June 13th, 2020
12/6/20: Pending further information we learn from the regime press that this morning the judiciary in Rome carried out 7 arrests resulting in 5 people being taken to jail within a repressive operation named “Bialystok”.
Arrests in Rome [one arrest was made near Almerìa, Spain, and one in Saint Etienne, France, with the collaboration of police of those respective states]
The comrades Daniele, Nico, Francesca, Falla, Flavia, Claudio and Robi, have been arrested, perhaps for 270bis and instigation.
Named “operation Bialystock”, according to the newspapers seven comrades have been arrested with the accusation of association for the purpose of terrorism or subversion of the democratic order, act of terrorism with deadly devices and explosives, possession of and carrying explosive material, instigation to commit crimes against State personalities as well as fire and aggravated damage with the purpose of terrorism and subversion of the democratic order.
The investigations started after the explosive attack on the Roma San Giovanni carabinieri barracks on December 7 2017.
Translated by Act for freedom now!
About the Bialystok operation
The umpteenth anti-anarchist repressive operation began at dawn on 12/06/20 in the territories dominated by the Italian, French and Spanish states. In grand style, wearing balaclavas and carrying weapons, the guards searched several houses, seized the usual equipment and arrested 7 people, 5 of them are in jail and 2 under house arrest.
Nothing new under the starry sky.
The charges that the state moves against them are various, including the usual subversive conspiracy to commit terrorism as well as arson, incitement to commit crimes, etc., etc..
Now, it is not important to stay behind their judicial quibbles, but it is necessary to reiterate that direct action, mutual support, rejection of all hierarchy and all authorities and that the practice of solidarity are an expression of our anarchic tension.
We are not interested in entering into the logic of innocent / guilty, the individuals affected are our comrades and will have our closeness, solidarity and complicity.
To each their own.
– An occupant of the Bencivenga Occupato
For the moment, the known addresses of the arrested comrades are:
Viale Maestri Del Lavoro, 2 – 02100 Vazia (RI)
Flavia Di Giannantonio
C.C Femminile Rebibbia
Via Bortolo Longo 92. Roma 00156
C.C Siracusa Via Monasteri, 20C.
Thursday, June 11th, 2020
PDF: Dark Nights #49
Anarchist newsletter with info about the coming international meeting against the techno-prison world taking place in Italy, an article against the new social transformations of 4IR, report about 5G sabotage in UK and a quick point at two corporate targets in UK.
1. ‘Against the Fourth Industrial Repression’ – The Acorn
2. 2nd International Meeting: 3 Days Against Techno-Sciences, Italy
3. 5G Arson Sabotage, Conspiracy Theories and UK
4. Corporate Enemies List – Facelift + KN Group
SABOTAGE THE TECHNO-INDUSTRIAL SYSTEM
Print, copy and distribute…
Tags: 5G, Analysis, Anti-technology, Dark Nights, Facelift (Cherry Pickers), Fourth Industrial Revolution, Italy, KN Group / KN Circet, PDF, Sabotage, Technological Singularity, Zine
Posted in Library
Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
THREE DAYS AGAINST TECHNO-SCIENCES
24-25-26 July 2020
Second international meeting
At Altradimora, strada Caranzano 72, Alessandria (AL), Italy
Tags: Alessandria, Anarchist Gathering, Anti-technology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Artificial Reproduction, Biotechnology, Italy, Nanotechnology, Resistenze Al Nanomondo, Technological Singularity, Transhumanism
Posted in Eco Struggle
Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
On June 8, 2020, the imprisoned deported Sardinian anarchist comrade Davide Delogu was transferred from the prison of Palermo Pagliarelli to that of Caltagirone.
To write to him:
Tuesday, June 9th, 2020
Fascist group ‘Caspound’, their locations… Veneto region:
Via Nicola Mazza 61
Riviera Paleocapa 20/B
Via Pio X 20
Via del Parco 11
Vittorio Veneto (TV)
Via Manin 118
Thursday, June 4th, 2020
CALL FOR SUPPORT FOR SCRIPTA MANENT TRIAL
On the 1st July the first hearing of the Italian Appeal Court for the Scripta Manent trial will be held. We are asking comrades for financial support to help us face the legal fees as it has been very difficult to organise benefits during the lockdown.
Bank details below:
Account name: Omar Nioi
for any information email: firstname.lastname@example.org