May 14, 2017
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Italy – Solidarity with Alfredo Cospito, on hunger strike, from the anarchist paper ‘Vetriolo’

Informa-azione.info Translated by act for freedom now! ———————————– On 3rd May anarchist Alfredo Cospito – imprisoned in the AS2 unit in Ferrara following the kneecapping of Adinolfi, managing director of Ansaldo Nucleare, and recently subjected to another arrest warrant following … Continue reading

May 14, 2017
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Italy – Anarchist Alfredo Cospito, on his third day of hunger strike, shouts: ‘BREAK ISOLATION!’

Croceneranarchica Translated by act for freedom now! ——————————— From Alfredo’s letter which we received yesterday 04/05/17, we learn the hunger strike he started on 03/05/17 will continue for ten days, a hunger strike that follows extensive ongoing censorship and the … Continue reading

May 7, 2017
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Prison of Ferrara [Italy]: Anarchist comrade Alfredo Cospito on hunger strike (03/05/2017)

Today anarchist prisoner Alfredo Cospito begins a ten-days hunger strike against the censorship imposed to him by prosecutor Sparagna [in charge of op. “Scripta Manent”], which blocks almost the whole incoming and outgoing correspondence. Alfredo asks all comrades outside to … Continue reading

November 7, 2016
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Ferrara, Italy – Anarchist Alfredo Cospito’s communiqué on the hunger strike

Note: Alfredo Cospito and Anna Beniamino are no longer on hunger strike. They had begun the protest on 3rd October and 10th October respectively, and both ended it on 22nd October. This communiqué was received by croceneranarchica.org a few days … Continue reading

October 27, 2016
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Italy – Anarchist comrades Alfredo Cospito and Anna Beniamino ended their hunger strike on 22nd October

On 22nd October, following the revocation of solitary confinement, Alfredo and Anna stopped their hunger strike, which they had begun on 3rd October and 10th October respectively. via:Croceneranarchica

October 15, 2016
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Anarchists Anna Beniamino and Alfredo Cospito continue their hunger strike – Italy

From CNA 15 October We learn that anarchist comrade Alfredo Cospito – today on his 12th day of hunger strike – has lost 13 kg. He is continuing his hunger strike… Strength to you comrade!

October 13, 2016
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Italy – Anarchist Comrades Anna and Alfredo on Hunger Strike and Updated addresses for the 8 comrades:

As of 11th October the comrades arrested as part of the operation “Scripta  Manent” have been transferred to 4 different prisons and are all in High Security AS2 sections – all in isolation. They are all subject to censorship in … Continue reading

September 15, 2014
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Italy – Anarchist prisoner on hunger strike Xabier Gonzalez Sola is transferred to Rebibbia prison

From informa-azione.info Translated by act for freedom now Xabier Gonzalez Sola, a comrade from the Basque countries, has been on hunger strike since Sunday 31st August, when he was detained in Regina Coeli. He’s protesting at the solitary confinement regime … Continue reading

June 21, 2014
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Italy- Anarchist comrade Nicolò on hunger strike at Le Vallette prison

From informa-azione.info Translated by act for freedom now   We learn that on Tuesday 17th June Nicolò, imprisoned following the repressive operation of 3rd June against Turin’s comrades, chose not to go back to the cell after the hour in … Continue reading

April 9, 2013
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Italy – Communiqué of anarchist prisoner Sergio on why he interrupted his hunger strike

From informa-azione.info  Translation act for freedom now/B.pd We receive and transmit a communiqué of Sergio, anarchist prisoner detained in the AS2 unit of Ferrara, on why he interrupted his hunger strike: On January 29 I decided to undertake a hunger … Continue reading

March 8, 2013
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Italy – A letter and updates from anarchist prisoner March 4, we learn that Madda Calore is on hunger strike.

From informa-azione.info Translation act for freedom now/B.pd  We receive and transmit some extracts of Madda’s letter written at the end of February. Later we learned that she was denied house arrest in Sardinia.  Petrusa, 19/02/2013 Dear comrades, sorry for my … Continue reading

February 11, 2013
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Alessandria, Italy – Update on anarchist prisoners Sergio and Alfredo’s hunger strike

From RadioAzione Translation act for freedom now/B.pd We receive and transmit: Saturday, February 9 Sergio Maria Stefani and Alfredo Cospito, locked up in the AS2 unit of the prison of Alessandria, are still on hunger strike, which they started on … Continue reading

January 31, 2013
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Italy – Anarchist comrades Alfredo and Sergio on hunger strike

From RadioAzione  Translation act for freedom now/B.pd From informa.azione.info we learn that two comrades, Alfredo Cospito – arrested following the investigation on the wounding of Ansaldo Nucleare manager Roberto Adinolfi, which occurred in May 2012 in Genoa – and Sergio … Continue reading

December 27, 2012
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Italy – A communiqué from imprisoned anarchist Elisa, who is undertaking hunger strike in solidarity with Marco Camenish

From informa-azione.info Translation act for freedom now/B.pd  We receive and transmit a communiqué from Elisa, an anarchist comrade imprisoned since June 13 following operation ‘Ardire’.  To all those who don’t stop struggling  6 months after my arrest (‘Operation Ardire’… June … Continue reading

December 17, 2012
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Germany & Italy: Anarchist prisoners conduct hunger strike in solidarity with Marco Camenisch, who is still held in the Swiss dungeons

from:contrainfo FREEDOM FOR MARCO CAMENISCH RadioAzione reports that, as of December 15th, imprisoned comrade Gabriel Pombo Da Silva is on hunger strike in solidarity with anarchist Marco Camenisch, who is facing yet another proceeding starting from scratch regarding his just request for conditional … Continue reading

October 1, 2019
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SOLIDARITY WΟΝ AND WILL WIN! After 25 days of hunger strike, Deniz Resit Pinaroglu is now free

Deniz, who was forced to leave Turkey and seek asylum in Europe for political reasons, was found held in one of Italy’s infamous detention centers at Turin’s CPR. He went on a hunger strike on September 1st, determined to reclaim … Continue reading

September 26, 2019
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Italy: “Scintilla” repressive operation – Silvia has been transferred to house arrest

We learn that on Wednesday September 25th, 2019, following the acceptance of the request for house arrest, Silvia was transferred from the “Le Vallette” prison in Turin to house arrest, with all restrictions. The comrade is the last anarchist to … Continue reading

September 9, 2019
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Italy: “Prometeo” operation – Text of Robert from the prison of Bancali (Sassari)

 Hello everyone! I am Robert and from 6 July I find myself locked up in the prison of Sassari. I am accused together with two comrades of sending “explosive bags” to two public prosecutors, Sparagna and Rinaudo, and to the … Continue reading

September 4, 2019
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Italy – Issue seven of the radical ecologist paper L’URLO DELLA TERRA is out

L’Urlo della Terra: In this issue: – The Green New Deal and state environmentalism: the trap of sustainability (Costantino Ragusa) – The paradoxes of identity politics (Silvia Guerini) – …Or towards post-human civilization? Knowledge versus knowing, science versus the sensible … Continue reading

August 21, 2019
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Rome, Italy – On the gathering outside the detention centre for migrants of Ponte Galeria on 28th July

On Sunday 28th July about a hundred people gathered outside the walls of the detention centre for migrants at Ponte Galeria in solidarity with those inside. This time they had also intented to greet the prisoners in the male unit, … Continue reading