June 7, 2020
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Turin, Italy – News from macerie.org

Ultras-19 12th May. “Thousands dead in every city but all you can think of is restarting serie A [the Italian premier league]” and also “The real virus to be destroyed is you who want to start playing again”. Words written … Continue reading

August 29, 2018
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Turin, Italy – The infinite ways of Habeas Corpus

A few months ago Camille, a comrade for a long time subjected to reporting daily to the police station, decided to leave and subtract herself from the burden of presenting herself to the police every day. Yesterday she was arrested … Continue reading

July 30, 2018
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Turin, Italy – Updates on the trial concerning the events of new year’s eve outside Le Vallette prison

This morning 13/7/18 , the first hearing of the trial against comrades concerning the events of new year’s eve outside Le Vallette prison took place in Turin. Witnesses for the prosecution (all policemen obviously) were heard, and Cello’s defence lawyer … Continue reading

January 10, 2018
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Turin, Italy – Municipal policemen’s private cars damaged

1st January. Some private cars belonging to municipal policemen, recognizable by the Municipal Police tag, were damaged on New Year’s Eve in Via Bologna. The perpetrators, probably two people, were masked and seen on a CCTV camera. Windscreen smashed, scratches … Continue reading

August 8, 2017
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Turin, Italy – Protests and deportations at the local CPR [migrant’s first reception centre]

It’s midday and anyone  inside the CPR on Corso Brunelleschi can see huge clouds of smoke rising in the sky. Three mattresses and some blankets piled up near the Area Blu door are burning. What triggered the anger was the … Continue reading

June 26, 2017
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Turin, Italy – Updates on the 1st May arrests and a letter from Fran [Francisco Esteban Tosina], one of the arrested comrades

macerie From the New Arrivals unit in B block of Le Vallette prison, Fran sent a letter to let us know that he and another comrade in the unit were on hunger strike for 24 hours, from Saturday 27th May … Continue reading

June 1, 2017
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Turin, Italy – Pronouncement of the court of review concerning the comrades arrested on 3rd May and a letter from Camille, Giada and Fabiola

Informa-azione.info and macerie Translated and summarized by act for freedom now! —————————————– The court of review, chaired by judge Loretta Bianco, has decided that comrades Antonio Pittalis, Franciso Tosina and Antonio Rizzo are to remain in prison, whereas Giada, Fabiola … Continue reading

May 24, 2017
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Turin, Italy – Update on the 3rd May arrests and a letter from one of the arrested comrades

Informa-azione.info Translated by act for freedom now! —————————— The comrade not found by the police on the day of the arrests (Turin, 3rd May) is Greg. We hope he remains on the run without too much anxiety. From macerie, we … Continue reading

May 14, 2017
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Turin, Italy – Police storm several occupied spaces and make 6 arrests

Informa-azione.info Translated by act for freedom now! —————————- At 6:30am on 3rd May antiriot police and carabinieri squads coordinated by Digos and ROS, stormed Asilo Occupato, the squats on Corso Giulio Cesare and Borgo Dora and two houses in Turin … Continue reading

December 21, 2016
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Turin, Italy – ‘In twenty-four hours’: more words on yesterday’s repressive operation

Well, we have been sensing something nastier than usual in the air these last few days. As police were raiding some homes in Aurora yesterday morning to deliver arrests and restrictive measures, some comrades were already on the roof of … Continue reading

December 9, 2016
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Turin, Italy – Anarchist Antonio Pittalis also arrested following police operation (29th November 2016)

At 6am on 29th November the digos of Turin notify 9 eviction notices and carry out four arrests. The charges relate to the resistance staged during an anti-eviction picket on 2nd May. The accusations are: aggravated bodily harm in collusion … Continue reading

September 1, 2016
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Turin, Italy – 2nd September: Court of Review concerning the case of the storming of Turkish Airlines

We receive and publish If you thought you’d scare us you chose the wrong target! This is how we ended our last communiqué and we are taking up again from there to give a few updates and relaunch new initiatives. … Continue reading

June 20, 2016
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Turin, Italy – Road block against borders

We receive from anonymous mail and spread: TRAFFIC BLOCK AGAINST BORDERS As the usual raising-of-the-flag ceremony was being performed in piazza Castello in the afternoon of 2nd June [the Italian Republic celebration day] amidst the protests of an antimilitarist demo … Continue reading

January 25, 2016
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Turin, Italy – 10 compulsory residence orders notified following an initiative against Urban premises

At around 7pm on 19th January, a repressive operation carried out by Turin police led to the notification of 10 compulsory residence orders to as many comrades, following an initiative that took place in May 2015 outside the premises of … Continue reading

August 2, 2015
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Turin, Italy – Food and books collection for the comrades arrested on 20th May

Paolo, Erika, Toshi, Marco and Luigi have been under arrest since 20th May for having tried to liberate ‘undocumented’ migrants during one of the many police raids in the streets of Aurora. The judges in charge of the case don’t … Continue reading