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Italy, “Prometeo” operation: Natasha was transferred to the Rebibbia prison in Rome

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Natascia was transferred from the prison in Gradignan, near Bordeaux (France), to the Rebibbia women’s prison in Rome. Here the address:

Natascia Savio
Casa Circondariale di Roma Rebibbia femminile
via Bartolo Longo 92
00156 Roma
Italia

Natasha, Beppe and Robert were arrested on Tuesday 21 May 2019 in the context of a repressive operation called “Prometeo” (“Prometheus”) and carried out by the ROS of carabinieri. Some searches have also been carried out. The main accusation is of “attack with terrorist or subversive purposes”, as they were held responsible for sending three bomb packages arrived in June 2017 to the p. m. Rinaudo (prosecutor in many trials against the antagonist movement and the anarchists) and Sparagna (prosecutor in the trial for the “Scripta Manent” operation) and Santi Consolo, at the time director of the DAP (“Department of Penitentiary Administration”) of Rome. They have not been accused of any “associative” crime (such as articles 270 or 270bis, c. p.).

Here the addresses of the other arrested comrades:

Robert Firozpoor

C. C. – C. R. di Opera
via Camporgnago 40
20090 Opera (Mi)
Italia

Giuseppe Bruna
C. C. – C. R. di Opera
via Camporgnago 40
20090 Opera (Mi)
Italia

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Updates on Juan and Manu, anarchists arrested on May 22 in Brescia (Italy)

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Translated from: https://roundrobin.info/2019/06/12699/

Juan was transferred to the prison of Terni. He is accused of “association with the purpose of terrorism or subversion of the democratic order” (art. 270bis of the penal code), “act of terrorism with deadly or explosive devices” (art. 280bis) and “massacre” (article 285) for the attack against the headquarters of the “Lega Nord” party in Treviso in August 2018, of “possession of forged documents” (497bis) and of “carrying of weapons or objects to offend” (for a small knife, article 4 of law 110/75). Manu was transferred to the Monza prison [this last comrade is accused of “personal aiding” (art. 378), in reference to the absconding of Juan].

To write to them:

Juan Antonio Sorroche Fernandez

Casa Circondariale di Terni
strada delle Campore 32
05100 Terni
Italia (Italy)

Manuel Oxoli

Casa Circondariale di Monza
via S. Quirico 6
20900 Monza (Mb)
Italia (Italy)

All free!

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Updates on the hunger strike of imprisoned anarchists for the closure of the AS2 section of L’Aquila (Italy)

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

The hunger strike for the closure of the AS2 section [“High Surveillance 2”] of the prison of L’Aquila continues [it was started by the anarchists Anna Beniamino and Silvia Ruggeri on 29 May, 2019].

The anarchists prisoners Salvatore Vespertino, Giovanni Ghezzi, Alfredo Cospito, Marco Bisesti and Luca Dolce also joined the hunger strike.

In our closeness, we will not publish or in any way give space to petitions, telegrams, faxes, mail bombings or any means of civil pressure aimed at emphasizing the current repressive situation; we consider these means not only useless but harmful, counterproductive and objectively enemies of anti-authoritarian thought and action, which unfold in a very different horizon.

Translated from here:
https://www.autistici.org/cna/2019/06/03/aggiornamenti-sullo-sciopero-della-fame-dei-prigionieri-anarchici-per-la-chiusura-della-as2-de-laquila/

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Arrest of Two Anarchists in Brescia, Italy

Saturday, June 1st, 2019

On May 22, Anarchist comrades Juan Antonio Sorroche Fernandez and Manuel Oxoli were arrested in Brescia, Italy for their alleged involvement in the bombing of the headquarters of the far-right wing Lega party in Villorba, Treviso on August 16, 2018.

The Lega is the ruling party of Italy, led by Matteo Salvini, who has aligned himself with fascist and far-right figures around the world, including Trump and Bolsonaro, and supports a racist anti-immigrant policy.

From Croce Nera Anarchica:

“The lawyer was able to meet his companions and found them strong and determined.

Further updates coming soon.

To write to Juan: Juan Antonio Sorroche Fernandez, c.c. Canton Mombello via Spalto S. Marco 20, 25100 (BS), ITALIA”

Via: https://www.autistici.org/cna/cassa-croce-nera-anarchica/ & https://secoursrouge.org/Italie-Arrestation-de-deux-anarchistes-en-Venitie
AMW

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Updates and addresses of imprisoned anarchists (Italy)

Saturday, June 1st, 2019

Italia, operazione “Renata”: Stecco trasferito nel carcere di Ferrara
Italy, “Renata” operation: Stecco transferred to the prison of Ferrara

https://insuscettibilediravvedimento.noblogs.org/post/2019/05/29/it-en-italia-operazione-renata-stecco-trasferito-nel-carcere-di-ferrara/

Italia: Aggiornamento ed indirizzi degli anarchici prigionieri per l’operazione repressiva “Prometeo”
Italy: Update and addresses of imprisoned anarchists for the “Prometeo” repressive operation

https://insuscettibilediravvedimento.noblogs.org/post/2019/05/30/it-en-italia-aggiornamento-ed-indirizzi-degli-anarchici-prigionieri-per-loperazione-repressiva-prometeo/

Italia: Dichiarazione di Silvia e Anna sull’inizio dello sciopero della fame nel carcere de L’Aquila
Italy: Declaration of Silvia and Anna on the beginning of the hunger strike in L’Aquila prison

https://insuscettibilediravvedimento.noblogs.org/post/2019/05/29/it-en-italia-dichiarazione-di-silvia-e-anna-sullinizio-dello-sciopero-della-fame-nel-carcere-de-laquila/

Aggiornamento dal carcere di Canton Mombello di Brescia (24/05/2018)
Update from Canton Mombello prison in Brescia, 24 May, 2019

https://insuscettibilediravvedimento.noblogs.org/post/2019/05/28/it-en-brescia-italia-aggiornamento-sugli-arresti/

Brescia, Italia, 22.05.2019: Arrestato il compagno anarchico Juan
Brescia, Italy, 22 May, 2019: Arrested anarchist comrade Juan

https://insuscettibilediravvedimento.noblogs.org/post/2019/05/23/it-en-brescia-italia-arrestato-il-compagno-anarchico-juan/

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Update on Operation “Scintilla”, Turin (Italy)

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Update from Turin

Operazione Scintilla
Beppe and Antonio free, Boba arrested.

Freely translated from the Turin blog “Macerie”, 23 May 2019

Antonio and Beppe released.
Antonio and Beppe were released on the 6th of May 2019. They must report to the police every day.
Silvia remains in prison because she is charged with an additional crime.
More about Silvia: Article on barrikade.info (in German) (more…)

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21 May, Italy: Three comrades were arrested (“Prometeo” repressive operation)

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Update here.

We learn of the arrest of anarchists comrades Natascia, Beppe and Robert, which took place on 21 May, 2019, and was carried out by the ROS of carabinieri as part of a repressive operation called “Prometeo” (“Prometheus”). Some searches have also been carried out. The regime’s media report that the main accusation is of “attack with the purpose of terrorism or subversion”, as they are considered responsible for sending three bomb packages arrived in June 2017 to the p. m. Rinaudo and Sparagna (the latter is the public prosecutor in the trial for the “Scripta manent” operation) and to Santi Consolo, at the time director of the DAP (“Department of Penitentiary Administration”) in Rome.

Waiting for more information we report the only address we know of:

Robert Firozpoor
Casa di Reclusione di Opera
via Camporgnago 40
20090 Opera (Mi)
Italia [Italy]

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Italy: Three days against the techno-sciences – 26-27-28 JULY 2019

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

“Capo di Ponte Theme Park” in Prada – Capo di Ponte (BS)

FRIDAY 26TH

13.00 lunch

14.30 Presentation of the meeting

15.00 In the temple of Janus. About the relationship between technology, exploitation and racism
For the Italics Janus had two faces: a bearded one depicting the sun and a beardless one depicting the moon. For the Romans, the sun and the moon soon became peace and war. The temple of Janus, in the Roman Forum, was closed in time of peace and open in time of war. Today the door of that temple is always closed because of the war and the unnamed of the present time. Embodied in the technological apparatus and its silent injunctions, war is the planetary movement of digital democracy. Racism is its “moment of truth”, in that it explicitly affirms what its machines have never stopped doing to the colonial peoples. The algorithm command prepares the chief’s orders. The abstraction from the body, from the earth, from nature produces the comfortable bulwark of national belonging and the desire to lynch the different as a backlash. What was experienced in the colonies goes back.
Some of the editors of the anarchist magazine “I Giorni e le Notti” (Days and Nights) (Italy)

(more…)

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About the sentences in “Scripta Manent” trial and update on comrade Marco Bisesti (Italy)

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

About the sentence in “Scripta Manent” trial:

On April 24, the Turin Assise Court issued the first instance sentence for the “Scripta Manent” trial (which followed the repressive operation for which five comrades had been arrested on September 6, 2016, and two others had received notification of pre-trial detention while they were already in prison for the attack against Roberto Adinolfi of May 7, 2012).

Alfredo was sentenced to 20 years, held responsible for the possession and transport of explosives in relation to the bomb in Parco Ducale near the Parma RIS (“scientific investigation department” of Carabinieri) of 24 October 2005 (acquitted of the crime of attack because “crime impossible” because the switch of the bomb was off), of the explosive envelope sent to the then mayor of Bologna Cofferati in 2 November 2005 (convicted of the bombing plus “possession and transportation of explosives”), of attacks with multiple explosive devices at the Carabinieri school of Fossano in June 2, 2006, and in the Crocetta district in Turin in 7 March 2007 (crime of “massacre aggravated by the fact that the goal would have been the police” and acquitted of the aggravating circumstance of political motivation), of sending explosive parcels to the then mayor of Turin (Chiamparino), to the editor of the newspaper “Torino Cronaca” (Giuseppe Fossati) and to COEMA Edilità (company involved in the restructuring of the CIE, “identification and expulsion center” for migrants) in July 2006. He is also indicated as promoter of the FAI (Federazione Anarchica Informale), recognized as a “subversive association with terrorism purposes”. The aggravating circumstance of transnationality has fallen. (more…)

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Update about Operation “Renata”: 5 comrades were transferred to house arrest (Italy)

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

On May 9, five anarchist prisoners from February 19, 2019 following “Renata” repressive operation were transferred under house arrest. They are Agnese Trentin (who had recently been transferred to the AS2 prison section of L’Aquila), Giulio Berdusco, Roberto Bottamedi (who were detained in Tolmezzo), Andrea Parolari and Nicola Briganti (who were detained in Ferrara). Comrade Luca Dolce (known as “Stecco”) remains in prison because of other final sentences. While another comrade, Sasha, who was also arrested on 19 February and immediately placed under house arrest, had this last “precautionary measure” transformed into an obligation to stay and return home from 9.00 pm to 7.00 am, with the obligation to stay in the municipality of residence. The comrades were initially accused of “subversive association with the purpose of terrorism and subversion of the democratic order” (art. 270bis c. p., in four persons) and of “terrorist attack” (art. 280 c. p., all), plus other related crimes (“interruption of public service”, “damage”, “sabotage of telematic devices”, “fire” and “transport of explosive material”), because they are considered responsible for some direct actions taken in Trentino in the last two years. Subsequently the aggravating circumstance of terrorism fell, therefore the main accusation became of “subversive association” (art. 270 c. p.).

Here is the address of Stecco:

Luca Dolce
Casa Circondariale di Tolmezzo
via Paluzza 77
33028 Tolmezzo (Ud)
Italia [Italy]

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THREE DAYS AGAINST THE TECNO-SCIENCES 26-27-28 JULY 2019 Capo di Ponte (BS) – Italy

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

The program will come soon
Today more than ever, we feel the necessity to organize a meeting involving comrades from different countries already engaged in a critique and in opposition to developments of techno-sciences. An important moment to exchange and share analyses, reflections and experiences, to reinforce criticism and refine one’s thinking even more in confrontation with other groups and individualities that have been pursuing for a long time paths of opposition to the developments of techno-sciences.

In the face of the aridity and degeneration of contemporary thought and the lack of awareness of the pervasive, totalizing and above all irreversible nature of techno-sciences, a lucid analysis of the present is needed on the reality that transforms itself and transforms us. (more…)

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Italy : Text by Anarchist comrade Gioacchino Somma: Miserable wretches!

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Everything was ready from the morning: journalists and live TV on the national channel…
A miserable judge in Turin, Roberto Sparagna, left no stone unturned in putting pressure on a gang of equally miserable individuals (jury led by judge Alessandra Salvadori).
A poor madman in search of fame after having moved from the anti-mafia prosecution to the terrorism one, he succeeded where other miserable colleagues of his had failed for decades: subversive association for the purposes of terrorism.

Already I see him in a few days’ time sitting on the Vespa armchairs in “Porta a Porta” [long-standing populist TV news show], along with some failed criminologist spouting off about anarchism and how it is divided into groups, smaller groups, good and bad and his heroic deeds against the F.A.I.-F.R.I. (more…)

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Italy: Operation Scripta Manent Sentences

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

24/4/2019

Anarchist comrades sentenced:

Alfredo Cospito to 20 years,
Anna Beniamino to 17 years,
Nicola Gai to 9 years,
Alessandro Mercogliano and Marco Bisesti to 5 years each.
The other accused were acquitted.

HEALTH IS IN YOU!

croceneranarchica

via actforfree:

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International Animal Liberation Gathering 2019 – Rome (Italy)

Sunday, April 21st, 2019

Rome, 26th-28th July 2019

An occasion to meet each other, to share analyses and skills and to discuss experiences and strategies in the fight against the oppression of animals and the destruction of their habitats. A fight that for us is part of the wider fight against every form of exploitation, oppression and authority, for total liberation.

This gathering wishes to connect individuals and small groups of like minded people working for animal liberation in a way that is radically different from that undertaken by the majority of animal right groups nowadays. Animal activist groups that lack wider politics, be it for political apathy or for well thought out choices, are becoming increasingly appealing to people with fascist, nationalist, sexist and racist views. (more…)

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Trentino, Italy: TV & Mobile Phone Tower Torched in Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners

Sunday, April 21st, 2019

Local newspapers have reported that a TV and mobile phone tower was set on fire in Terragnolo, in the Potrich (Trentino) area on April 16th at around 10PM. Painted slogans reading “Solidarity With Anarchist Prisoners”, “Stop Video Conferencing” (which replaces prisoner transfers to court hearings), “Stop Blocking Mail” and “The Spirit Continues” were found at the site.

Of the four incendiary bottles used to start the fire, only one managed to ignite the cables, the other three that were located inside the electrical transformers failed to ignite due to ‘lack of oxygen’ according to the carabiniers [paramilitary police] in charge of the investigation. A person who lived nearby spotted the flames from the street and notified the fire brigade, however they arrived to late to prevent many of the cables from burning. This location is also part of a region that has been selected to experience the 5G network in the near future.

Technicians were able to restore TV service during the night, however mobile phone reception is still not properly restored.

Freedom For All,
Fire To The Prisons


Source and some good photos:

https://sansattendre.noblogs.org/post/2019/04/19/terragnolo-trentin-italie-incendie-dune-antenne-relais-en-solidarite-avec-les-anarchistes-incarceres-16-avril-2019/

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