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

March 12, 2018
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Italy – Operation Scripta Manent: updates from anarchist comrade Marco Bisesti

Anarchist comrade Marco Bisesti tells us that he’ll be present at all the hearings [of the trial]. The next hearings will take place as follows: MARCH: 1-7-8-15-22-28 APRIL: 12-18-19 MAY: 2-3-9-10-17-23-24-30-31 JUNE: 6-7-14-15-20-21 JULY: 4-5-11-12-18-19-25-26 cna — 27th February 2018 … Continue reading

March 12, 2018
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Italy – Update on “Scripta Manent” Anarchist comrades prisoners.

All the defendants who are able to attend the hearings have expressed a desire to see a possible solidarity presence in the courtroom. Marco has attended some of the last hearings, but he doesn’t know whether he will attend or … Continue reading

January 29, 2018
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Italy – Hearings of the ”Scripta Manent” trail

The next hearings of the ”Scripta Manent” trial will be held in the bunker courtroom of the prison in Turin on January 24, 25,  31, February 1 ,7,8,  22 March 1-7-8-15-22-28 April 12-18-19 May 2-3-9-10-17-23-24-30-31 June 6-7-14-15-20-21 July 4-5-11-12-18-19-25-26 The … Continue reading

December 25, 2017
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Italy: Updates “Scripta Manent” : Anarchist comrade Valentina Speziale transferred to house arrest (22/12/2017)

The anarchist comrade Valentina Speziale, arrested in September 2017 in the operation “Scripta Manent”, was released from prison of Rome and transferred to house arrest. via: anarhija.info

December 9, 2017
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Italy – Cassa AntiRepressione Alpi Occidentali on the ”Scripta Manent” trial

No ifs no buts A trial is to begin on 16th November in Turin against 29 comrades accused of subversive association with intents of terrorism and other offences. Seven of these comrades have been in pre-trial detention since September 2016, … Continue reading

November 28, 2017
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Hamburg – Security company vehicle burnt in solidarity with the Scripta Manent accused, Greek prisoners, Lisa of the Aachen case and the G20 rebels

Sabotage is the appropriate means for destroying the facade of authority. When the agencies engaged in guaranteeing its security find their tools in ruins, their power is visibly questioned and this encourages us to keep on breaking the rules. It’s … Continue reading

November 27, 2017
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Italy – Freedom for all the comrades implicated in operation ‘Scripta Manent’

The first trial against the comrades implicated in operation ‘Scripta Manent’ is due to start on 16th November. As shown by the name given to the operation, the trial is based on thousands of files obsessively accumulated by the prosecutor, … Continue reading

November 21, 2017
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START OF THE ”SCRIPTA MANENT” TRIAL 16/11/2017 – Italy

STATEMENT OF ANARCHIST GIOACCHINO SUMA Today, as well as for all the future hearings of this trial that sees me accused along with my brothers, sisters, but above all anarchist comrades, I will not give you the satisfaction of seeing … Continue reading

November 19, 2017
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Italy : Declaration of Anarchists Claudia and Stefano facing Trial as a result of Operation ”Scripta Manent”

 We find ourselves facing you in order to be judged. Guilty or innocent? But what are we accused of? In the thousands of pages produced by the prosecutor, over twenty years’ history of anarchist struggle in Italy are covered and … Continue reading

November 19, 2017
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Madrid, Spain: Action in Solidarity with the Anarchist Comrades in Italy facing Trial as a result of Operation Scripta Manent

On November 15, a day before the start of the Operation Scripta Manent trials, a group of anarchist comrades gathered in front of the Italian Embassy in Madrid in support of the comrades detained in this operation. The comrades distributed … Continue reading

November 14, 2017
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Italy – updates on”Scripta Manent”

The Scripta Manent trial will begin on 16th November in the bunker courtroom in the prison of Turin. Anarchist comrades Alfredo Cospito, Anna Beniamino, Danilo Cremonese and Nicola Gai will not be allowed to be present in the courtroom and … Continue reading

October 12, 2017
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EN/SPAN/IT/GR/ [Italy] Call for International Solidarity on 16th of November 2017— ”Scripta Manent” Trial

On November 16th, at 10 am, in front of the high security court in Turin, will be held the first hearing of the trial ”Scripta Manent,” and it will be a long-running case, in which 22 anarchist comrades are charged, … Continue reading

August 28, 2017
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Italy- Updates on operation “Scripta Manent”

On 23/8, mail censorship expired for anarchist comrades Alfredo Cospito, Nicola Gai, Danilo Cremonese, Valentina Speziale, Anna Beniamino, Alessandro Mercogliano, Marco Bisesti. Turin prosecutors can’t renew it but the prison can for ‘security reasons’. Some of the letters were unblocked … Continue reading