June 24, 2019
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Italy, “Panico” repressive operation: Anarchist comrade Salvatore Vespertino (Ghespe) transferred to house arrest

 Yesterday, Friday 21 June, after almost 2 years of detention [he was arrested on 3 August 2017], house arrest for Ghespe was accepted, with all restrictions, but with the possibility of colloquy an hour three times a week, to bring … 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 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

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

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

July 26, 2019
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Italy: Op. Panico – Technical considerations about the sentence

Italy: Op. Panico – Technical considerations about the sentence In essence, much has remained unchanged from the requests of the pm, some of the sentences are even worse. These are the substantial differences / considerations at a glance: The qualification … Continue reading

July 24, 2019
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Italy: ”Operation Panico” Sentences

22/07/2019 Awaiting further information, we are publishing some of the sentences (news received via text message) for the 28 comrades accused in Operation Panico. None acquitted Salvatore Vespertino Ghespe 9 years Giovanni Ghezzi  Giova 9 years, 10 months and 15 … Continue reading

July 20, 2019
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Florence, Italy: Towards the end of the “Panico” trial

 The week of final hearings of the “Panico” trial ended today. On Monday 15th and half of Tuesday 16th the final part of the trial phase took place; on the prosecution side, the treatment of the last tranche of expert … Continue reading

July 14, 2019
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Florence, Italy: Last hearings of the trial for the “Panico” operation

The hearings from 15 to 18 July, 2019, are confirmed, but due to the absence of one of the judges the sentence (scheduled for July 22nd) could slip, by a maximum of one week, apparently. For Giova, Paska and Ghespe … Continue reading

July 4, 2019
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Italy, Prison of L’Aquila: Anna, Silvia, Nat – “A throw of the dice”

End of hunger strike communique Life is a role of the dice with destiny wrote a poet, that we know anarchists like to play. We have ended a first game. A month to see how the land lies and sniff … 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

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

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

March 25, 2018
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Italy – Updates on ‘operation Panico’

On 9th January, after about 2 years, the closure of ‘operation Panico’ was notified, so we had access to almost all the investigation files. After getting a genetics expert to examine the forensic report concerning the evidence, DNA sample-taking and … Continue reading

November 8, 2017
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Florence, Italy – Verdict of the court of review concerning the events of 1st January 2017

From the local press we learn that the court of review pronounced a verdict concerning the prosecutor’s appeal against the orders of release concerning the comrades arrested following an attack on a Casapound bookshop on 1st January 2017. The court … Continue reading