Category Archives: Athena Tsakalou

Greece: Chronicle of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire trials by Christos Tsakalos

Chronicle of  the trials (“250 actions” case, escape plan case) Conspiracy of Cells of Fire – Christos Tsakalos  i) Posthumous sentences When something comes to an end, we are usually concerned only about the overall review.                    We calculate the profit … Continue reading

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Greece: 10 defendants in the CCF escape plan trial receive 115 year sentences from the vengeful Greek state

08.07.16: Breaking news from Greece: 10 Conspiracy of Cells of Fire defendants sentenced to 115 years each for the attempted prison escape. Relatives / loved ones of the CCF comrades – Evi Statiri, Athena Tsakalou and Christos Polydoros have all been … Continue reading

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Greece: The Conspiracy of Cells of Fire escape plan trial will end this week

Hearing of June 29th On Wednesday the court heard the speech of the prosecutor I. Koutra. The speech went for almost the whole hearing which is approximately six hours. The bastard devoted himself to criticizing the approaches of anarchists and … Continue reading

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Greece: Statement to the court by CCF comrade Olga Economidou

Statement to the court by Olga Economidou regarding the attempted prison escape by the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire I did not come to this court room today to offer my apologies. I do not stand here and apologize to … Continue reading

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Greece: Updates from the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire escape plan trial

June 6th and 7th hearings The June 6th and 7th hearings were for the 250 attacks by the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and the attempted escape of 2015. Witnesses for the defense were presented for some of the defendants. … Continue reading

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Greece: Update from the fast-tracked trial of CCF (02/06 session)

Today the presiding judge A. Yfanti gave new meaning to the concept of fast-tracking proceedings. Within 2.5 hours thousands of pages of evidence documents were ‘read’. In normal proceedings such documents would be read to the court word for word … Continue reading

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Greece: Angeliki Spyropoulou – With No Trace of Remorse

This experience is the starter of the development on both a political and a personal level. Imprisonment is an almost inevitable experience for anyone who has decided to join the armed struggle. But the question, as in every experience, is … Continue reading

Posted in Anarchist Prisoners, Anarchist Women, Angeliki Spyropoulou, Athena Tsakalou, Christos Polydoros, Christos Tsakalos, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (CCF), Evi Statiri, George Polydoros, Gerasimos Tsakalos, Greek Prisons, Korydallos Prison | 1 Comment

Defiant of authority: moral panics and the social stigma of imprisonment in Greece

An effort is being made to disrupt the communication between prisoners with their loved ones as well as the flow of information that guides collectives, solidarity movements and campaigners to initiate actions in solidarity with prisoners’ rights and struggles behind … Continue reading

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Porto Alegre, Brazil: Graffiti in solidarity with the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire

Received and translated on 11.02.16: An escape attempt is a great provocation. What is more natural for those who love liberty passionately than to try and escape from their cage? This survival instinct strengthens bonds of affinity and solidarity with … Continue reading

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Greece: Evi Statiri and Athena Tsakalou are not allowed to attend their own trial

Regarding the trial for the escape plan from Korydallos prison against the members of the C.C.F. something truly incomprehensible is unfolding… Two of the defendants, Athena Tsakalou and Evi Statiri cannot be present at court during the trial because of … Continue reading

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