On the night to March 6, 2014, we set fire to a Santander bank branch in Neukölln, Berlin. We destroyed a windowpane and ignited a delayed-action incendiary device. We dedicate this action to the captured and murdered by the capitalist system in Chile and Spain.
First off, to Tamara Sol and Sebastián Oversluij Seguel:
‘On the morning of December 11, 2013, anarchist comrade Sebastián Oversluij Seguel was shot dead in Pudahuel, a suburb of Santiago, during an attempted bank robbery. A private security guard of Banco Estado killed the 26-year-old with six gunshots. Since then, there were numerous reactions from the anarchist movement on this murder. On January 21, 2014, comrade Tamara Sol Farías Vergara walked into a branch of the same bank in the centre of Santiago, and opened fire on the guard while she cried out: “Revenge!” Then, she is said to have taken the security guard’s weapon. Shortly thereafter, she was arrested. Tamara refused any cooperation with the authorities, and is held in preventive detention.’ (excerpt from an article in German about Chile’s Day of Combatant Youth)
‘Complicity’ video was released from the movement, on the murder of Sebastián and the retaliatory action that Tamara is charged with.
Recently (on February 3, 2014), the Vergara Toledo family from Villa Francia, Santiago, expressed themselves in an open letter regarding the arrest and current situation of Tamara.
In addition, we would like to mention Mónica Caballero and Francisco Solar. After an operation launched by Chilean and Spanish authorities, they are incarcerated in Spain before trial; both were already prosecuted in Chile in the Caso Bombas construct.
Greetings also to the accused in the Caso Security (Chile), and to activists in Barcelona that, like us, consider banks suitable for solidarity actions.
Santander, as the largest bank in the Spanish-speaking world, is responsible for forced evictions and warranties for arms deals. This is also a good reason for us to see the fights here and there as our common struggle. Institutions that put the Capital before human life will always be targets of our attacks.
Commando Sebastián Oversluij Seguel FREEDOM FOR ALL PRISONERS