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Letter by Spiros Christodoulou for June 11 Solidarity (Greece)

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Solidarity towards all prisoners, political and penal, without any division, who with their stance and their ideals dream of a fair way of dealing with the general good. Besides, the course of each person, their acts as well their stance over the years carves their personality too.

We must give a huge hug to people-fellow prisoners of ours who really need it without waiting for anything in return. In my opinion we must rely on the feeling of unity between those of us who are connected by common interests and common targets.

All we prisoners are connected with one another with a different judgement of real incidents.

And even in the most tough times where we are persecuted by our enemies for our ideas and courage, we must stand tall and give our thoughts and help to all those who need it. (more…)

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Letter by Spiros Christodoulou (Greece)

Monday, May 30th, 2016

May 29th 2015: The day was fiery, everything darkened…

We woke up to a cloudy sky and in mid-day while the sun was shining
everything darkened…

It was around 4 when the EKAM (special forces) and anti-terrorist force called for us to surrender!

I thought it was lie, I thought I was hearing things…

But on the contrary, the EKAM had surrounded the house, the helicopter
flew over us and we tried to see what we can do in two-three minutes.

My thoughts wandered to the hellholes I would go back to.

The hallways I would wander pointlessly.

My people who I would leave behind!

Suddenly Spiros, our little Spiros, the kid that knew not of diplomacy, who was distinguished by courage, integrity and passion for the freedom he fought for so much to acquire, grabs the Kalashnikov when hearing the EKAM and puts it under his throat ending his life!!!

Everything was erased! The room filed with smoke. He fell over and was
smiling!

He was happy with his decision and you could see it his little face.
It was his choice, which is why his face glowed!

I was startled, my heart was pounding so hard, I thought what I was
seeing was a lie.

But no, our beloved Spirakos (little spiros) was dead.

He had the courage and boldness, he had the soul to do what he did while I did not!

His decision was courageous while mine was not!

He was tired of wandering in the hallways of prison and spending the years with no meaning!

Spirakos I am sorry if sometimes we disagreed and sorry I did not make
it to stop you!

I am sorry little brother if sometimes I upset you!

You are and will always be in my life.

I will reminisce the moments we laughed, when you made me feel like a
child!

You are our Spirakos, the kid who gave it all with no reward.

I love you and you will always have a place in my heart and when we meet again you will play your special pranks played!!

Honour to Spiro Dravila who will always live in my heart!…

Spiros Christodoulou

Translated by Act for freedom now!

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Solidarity to arrested Grigoris Tsironis and Spiros Christodoulou and in active insurrectionary memory of Spiros Dravilas (Greece)

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

+ “For Spyros”, by the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire.

20 May 2015 – Greek police terror operation results in the arrest of two comrades and the execution of Spiros Dravilas:

Living a dignified path under the most adverse conditions

The police operation in Nea Aghialos on 20.5.2015 was crowned as a “success”. The TV cannibals stand over our friend’s dead body and scream: Grigoris Tsironis, Spiros Christodoulou and the deceased Spiros Dravilas are ruthless robbers and blood-thirsty murderers.

Grigoris was and remains a comrade. From his first arrests, a result of his participation in the Polytechnic occupation in 1995 and the struggles against the regeneration of Exarchia square in 1997, up to his participation in dozens of dynamic interventions of the anarchist movement and his active presence as a worker in the courier syndicate, Grigoris was always by our side. A fugitive as of January 2006 after the expropriation of a National Bank on Solonos street, he lived ten years of battle and survival against capitalism and its repressive mechanisms.

With a bounty on his head since 2009 for the same case and targeted all these years, he managed to maintain his humanity and militancy despite the adversities and the hunt set up against him by the modern persecution squad.

Spiros Christodoulou was and remains an unrepentant proletarian who carved and carves his own dignified path under the most adverse conditions: prison and illegality.

Just like Spiros Dravilas… He had tasted it from the age of 21 when he first came into contact with the harsh reality of incarceration. (more…)

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