URGENT COUNTER-INFORMATION REPORT CONCERNING 16 YEAR-OLD K.B. Athens – Greece

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On september 16th, the day of anti-fascist protests in Keratsini and
Athens, for the 4 years since the murder of Pavlos Fyssas by neonazis of
the Golden Dawn, 16 year old K.B. is arrested in Exarchia. During his
arrest and transportation to GADA (central police hq of Athens), K.B. is
beaten and tortured by riot cops resulting in his severe injury.
Although this incident is publicized on social networks and
counter-information websites, on the same day false information is
leaked concerning the health of K.B. as well as the conditions of his
care in the intensive care unit of KAT hospital.
In an attempt to cover-up a very serious incident during an especially
explosive juncture, another attempt is coordinated to downplay this
incident.
Stray information on the same day say that the kid’s situation has
stabilized, that he has escaped danger, as well as that the detention
protocol in the hospital was upheld.
The reality however is far from that, and goes as such:
K.B. right now is being hospitalized in an induced coma, in tubed???? in
intensive care of KAT hospital. His relatives have had no hopeful news
(till now) about his health and the information they have been receiving
is extremely incomplete. It simultaneously became known after a
syndicalist doctor of that hospital denounced it, that the police had a
cop INSIDE the intensive care unit which is obviously forbidden. Doctors
cannot bring him out of the coma he is in right now because of his
situation and do not know when he will come out of it. His injuries are
severe, he had an epileptic episode as well as loss of consciousness.
Also, today he had an operation and had metal rods placed in both of his
legs.
Not trusting the state apparatus who only care about their
self-preservation in anyway, we call on anyone who knows anything
concerning the arrest and transfer of 16 year-old, to email:
againstpolicebrutality@espiv.net in order for us to investigate what has
happened exactly.
It is a matter of survival of the authoritarians to maintain the
illusion of social normality in any way.
On our side, we ought to not give even a bit of space to those who
attempt to silence and punish whoever resists.
Our solidarity is a given but also factual and we call for a gathering
at KAT hospital on Wednesday September 20th.
NO ONE ALONE IN THE HANDS OF THE STATE
EVERYONE TO THE STREETS
EVERYONE TO THE BARRICADES
Solidarity assembly to K.B.
*next assembly is on September 22nd at 7pm at the Polytechnic in Athens.

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