June 4, 2019
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Florence , Italy : Ghespe is also on hunger strike

 We learn that the anarchist comrade Salvatore Vespertino (known as Ghespe) has been on hunger strike since May 30, in solidarity with comrades Anna Beniamino and Silvia Ruggeri, locked up in the prison of L’Aquila (Anna and Silvia declared the … Continue reading

June 12, 2018
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Italy – Preliminary hearing for anarchist comrade Salvatore Vespertino (Ghespe)

The preliminary hearing against Ghespe (we point out that he was taken out of so-called Operation Panico, and has been put on trial alone simultaneously) was held in camera on 15th May at the court in Florence. Preliminary investigating judge … Continue reading

March 1, 2018
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Italy , Florence – Repeater burned for Ghespè, prisoners in struggle and those on the run

Following claim: “FLORENCE 31/1 /18 FIRE TO A REPEATER BEHIND VILLA PANICO. FOR GHESPE, WHO CONTINUES TO FIGHT AUTHORITY INSIDE, WHO DECIDED NOT TO BE FOUND, WHO STRUGGLED TO THE END. AGAINST THE THEATRE OF JUSTICE AND GENETIC FILING. NOTHING … Continue reading

June 18, 2019
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Germany , Berlin :  WITH OUR BODIES – Solidarity communique for Anna and Silvia

WITH OUR BODIES Anna and Silvia’s story is like that of many other prisoners living under conditions of extreme physical and mental privation of freedom: for over two months they have been locked up in the high security section (As2) … Continue reading

June 14, 2019
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Italy: Anarchist comrades Giovanni Ghezzi and Pierloreto Fallanca (Paska) under house arrest

We learn that the precautionary measure of house arrest has been ordered for imprisoned anarchist comrades Giovanni and Paska, accused (along with comrade Ghespe) of an explosive attack against the fascist bookshop “Il Bargello” on 01/01/2017 (when one of the … Continue reading

June 13, 2019
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Italy : some news of solidarity actions and Updates on the hunger strike.

13/6/2019, Updates on the hunger strike of the imprisoned comrades Latest update: Ghespe ended the hunger strike on Monday June 10, while Giovanni Ghezzi ended it at the end of last week. Both are well. ——— Alfredo Cospito, in Ferrara … Continue reading

June 4, 2019
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Italy: News from courts and prisons

Boba, after being transferred to the prison of Saluzzo, has now been released. The custodial measures in prison have been substituted with those of house arrest with all restrictions, Boba cannot get visits, nor can he make phone calls or … Continue reading

May 2, 2019
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Italy : Relentlessly, For Anarchy! Posters for the April 20 gathering in Florence

On 9th May the sentence against 20 comrades accused of organized crime and carrying out anonymous attacks on fascist meeting places will be pronounced at the end of a trial in Florence. [The sentencing has been postponed to 22nd June]. … Continue reading

May 2, 2019
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Italy : Operation Panico: report on the 18th April hearing and new schedule

Today started with the first tricky one: the experts’ transcripts of the monitoring, not even complete, (some of those requested by the PM were missing, because they’d got it wrong when they photocopied them) submitted last week, in particular the … Continue reading

April 11, 2019
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Italy: Operation Panico : Updates from the hearing of April 4 and new schedule of hearings

Paska and about a dozen comrades were present at the hearing. To start with Paska made a brief declaration saying that his correspondence is being photocopied even though he has not been subjected to censorship by the judicial authorities. So, … Continue reading

March 27, 2019
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”Operation Panico”, Italy : News from the hearing of 12th March 2019

Today there the hearing concerning the  consultants for the defence was held. Statements were given by forensic consultants, an explosives expert, and again the prosecutor’s geneticist, with the cross-examination of the defence. In order not to bore anybody we won’t … Continue reading

March 13, 2019
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Florence, Italy : Updates on the trial ”Operation Panico” and new calendar

12th February: start of the discussion on the New Year Eve’s events. Witnesses for the prosecutor (Digos officers) and for the defence (Digos officers and a bomb disposal expert) gave statements on the reconstruction of the events. 14th February: discussion … Continue reading

February 23, 2019
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ABOUT THE REPRESSION AGAINST ANARCHISTS IN ITALY

Unfortunately, Italy has a long history of repressive operations against anarchists. Since Operation Marini in 90s, the waves of repression against comrades, which brought into jail many people with charges of terrorism or criminal association, were countless. Just to name … Continue reading

November 23, 2018
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Italy : Report on the 8th November hearing of the‘operation Panico’ trial

Source: Anarchici fiorentini Translated by act for freedom now! ——————— The third hearing of the trial concerning Operation Panico took place on Thursday 8th November. We don’t know how it went nor are we much interested. The events speak for … Continue reading

October 8, 2018
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Italy – The “operation Panico” trial begins on 09/10/2018

The trial for “operation Panico” is to begin on Tuesday 9th October in Florence. Ghespe, Pasca and Giovanni will be present, and there will be a solidarity presence at the court. Gathering outside Sollicciano prison at 4pm. ———————– Translated by … Continue reading

July 20, 2018
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Italy – Operation Panico: the hearing of 12th July has been postponed

What should have been the first hearing of the trial for Operation Panico took place on 12th July. In the court were Ghespe and Giova, a considerable number of comrades and some of the people on trial. The little said … Continue reading

July 20, 2018
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Florence, Italy : Paska’s communique ahead of the trial

The first hearing of the trial against Ghespe took place today, 4th July. It was very short because the judges accepted a request for the reunification of the trial, so they simply postponed the hearing to 12th July, the day … Continue reading

July 14, 2018
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Italy ,Rome : Arson Attack Aganst Diplomatic Corp and ENI Vehicles

When you set out at night with the intention of burning or putting something out of action, interrupting the paralysis inherent in everyday life, you never know exactly what you will find once you are on the street. Which is … Continue reading

July 10, 2018
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Italy,Florence: Poster of those present in court

  LONG LIVE THE REBELS Italy, second decade of the twenty-first century. In the midst of a security delirium of cameras, police and army everywhere, racist and fascist hatred is organizing and arming itself. As the disgusting ‘bulldozer man’ [Matteo … Continue reading