March 18, 2019
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Italy : Anarchist comrade Gioacchino Somma’s final declaration to the court of the trial of ”Scripta Manent” in Turin

Today, two years since the beginning of this trial in which I am accused along with the others, my anarchist comrades, brothers and sisters, and after letting this public prosecutor with an unsurprisingly sick imagination talk, I reiterate all the … Continue reading

March 7, 2019
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Italy: ”Scripta Manent” – P.M. requests for sentencing

The Turin Public prosecutor Roberto Maria Sparagna made the following requests for sentencing of those accused in the ‘Scripta Manent’ trial: Alfredo Cospito: 30 years Anna Beniamino: 29 years Gioacchino Somma: 7 years and 6 months Valentina Speziale, Marco Bisesti, … Continue reading

February 24, 2019
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Italy : Text read in solidarity to anarchists under trial following Scripta Manent operation

[Below in French and Italian / Sotto in francese ed italiano]. Text read in solidarity to anarchists under trial following Scripta Manent operation On Monday 11 February in the bunker hall of the Turin prison a large group of comrades expressed their solidarity with the anarchists on trial following the … Continue reading

February 21, 2019
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Cremona, Italy : Tattoo Circus Benefit for those caught up in operation Scripta Manent

22 Feb 2019 – 23 Feb 2019 TATTOO CIRCUS Benefit for those caught up in operation Scripta Manent Tattoo Circus is a solidarity initiative that takes place in various anarchist places; its aim is to support some prisoners and paths … Continue reading

February 12, 2019
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Italy : Presence in court in solidarity with those on trial for Scripta Manent

11TH FEBRUARY 2019, 9AM SOLIDARITY PRESENCE IN COURT AT THE SCRIPTA MANENT TRIAL The first phase of the Scripta Manent trial, following which seven comrades have been locked up in pre-trial detention for over two years, will come to an … Continue reading

January 28, 2019
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Italy : NEW SOLIDARITY CARD FOR ”SCRIPTA MANENT”

There has been a change in the postepay card number for paying money in support of the comrades on trial for operation ”Scripta Manent”: 5333 1710 7777 2446 Those who prefer to make a bank transfer can contact us through … Continue reading

December 30, 2018
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Milan, Italy : Meeting in solidarity with those on trial for ”operation Scripta Manent”

The first part of the trial for operation ”Scripta Manent’‘, for which seven comrades have been locked up in pre-trial detention for over two years, is due to end in the early months of 2019, with the first-grade sentence. As … Continue reading

December 12, 2018
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Italy : Updates on the ‘Scripta Manent’ trial

At the hearing on 14th November a calendar of future hearings was once again announced after the expert appointed by the court to transcribe phone tapping asked for more time, obtained a 60-day extension and a second expert was also … Continue reading

October 4, 2018
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Italy : April-July , 2018 reports on the “Scripta Manent” trial

After the hearing of winter 2018, mainly reports on specific alleged facts against the accused and the outline of the accusatory scheme on the crime of association according to the Digos of Turin, from 8th April to 16th May some … Continue reading

September 29, 2018
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Italy : Updates on the Scripta Manent trial

During today’s hearing (12th September), the judge confirmed that tomorrow’s hearing (13th September) was cancelled owing to a defense consultant’s sick leave. Therefore the hearing that was due tomorrow 13th September will be held on a date to be decided. … Continue reading

September 20, 2018
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Italy – ‘Scripta Manent’ pamphlet (it)

On the ‘Scripta Manent’ trial – News, texts, communiques, actions… DOWNLOAD PDF: A4 document and A5 pamphlet A pamphlet which revisits the almost two years that have passed since the beginning of operation Scripta Manent,  reconstructing the events that have … Continue reading

August 8, 2018
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Volano, Italy : Repeater burnt, writings in solidarity with the anarchists of Operation ”Scripta Manent”

We learn from the local media that in the first light of dawn on Saturday 4 August an incendiary attack destroyed the Wind and Vodafone repeater near the railway underpass of Volano in Trentino. The fire spread throughout the pylon … Continue reading

July 27, 2018
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Italy: Appeal for financial solidarity to the comrades in Operation ”Scripta Manent”

Appeal for financial solidarity to the comrades in Operation Scripta Manent (Italy) About a year since its inception, the Scripta Manent process will resume in September. The hearings were scheduled weekly until November 22. Given the pace of court appointments, … Continue reading

July 5, 2018
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Italy – ”Operation Scripta Manent”: on witnesses’ statements in the bunker court

A witness, a so-called ‘person informed of the facts’, is always a prosecutor’s product. An identity, a role, a belonging are built up around the individual, according to the use that the counterpart wants to make of it. A summons, … Continue reading

June 18, 2018
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Italy – Request for the release of two comrades arrested in operation Scripta Manent rejected (05/06/2018)

On 5th June 2018 a request for the release of anarchist comrades Alessandro Mercogliano and Marco Bisesti was rejected; the comrades have been held in pre-trial detention since September 2016, after being arrested in the context of operation ‘Scripta Manent’. … Continue reading

June 8, 2018
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Italy – ”Scripta Manent” trial: solidarity presence in court 14/06

Anyone who forgets the prisoners of the social war has forgotten the war itself! (Paris, 2016) The State is striking anarchists and revolutionaries and will continue to do so for as long as they are worthy of their name. The … Continue reading

May 24, 2018
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Italy: Declaration of “Scripta Manent” accused at the hearing of May 31st

In view of the presence in solidarity at the court on 31 March, we are writing these few lines to reaffirm a few fundamental concepts regarding this trial and the court carrying it out. First of all, we reaffirm our … Continue reading

May 24, 2018
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Italy: Op.Scripta Manent – Solidarity Presence in the Court (31/05/2018)

Anyone who forgets prisoners of social war, has forgotten the war itself! (Paris, 2016) The state strikes and will continue to strike anarchists and revolutionaries as long as these are worthy of their name. The Scripta Manent trial, begun in … Continue reading

May 2, 2018
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Italy: Updates on Scripta Manent No. 2 – March 2018

Text written by Anna and Marco about the progress of the trial in which they are defendants for the Scripta Manent operation. At the hearings of January and February the witnesses for the accusation (originally the PM Sparagna mentioned there … Continue reading

April 16, 2018
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en/it/ Italy: Update on anarchist comrades (arrested in September 2016 in the framework of operation ”Scripta Manent”

The anarchist comrade Anna Beniamino (arrested in September 2016 in the framework of operation Scripta Manent, currently detained in Rebibbia prison, Rome) has informed us (2 April 2018) that “the inevitable loudly comments”, made during the ongoing trial for the … Continue reading