Category Archives: Christos Tsakalos

Greece: Conspiracy of Cells of Fire statement for the April 20th court of appeal

“The distance that separates freedom from slavery…is boldness…” On April 20, at Korydallos prison, begins the Court of Appeal of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire. We’re on trial for the explosive device found at the house in Halandri (“Halandri” … Continue reading

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Greece: Intervention by imprisoned CCF member Christos Tsakalos at an event held in Karditsa

The following text is an English language translation of a talk given via phone by imprisoned Conspiracy of Cells of Fire member Christos Tsakalos at an event that was held recently at a self-managed hangout space in Karditsa. “Good evening … Continue reading

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Greece: Judge continues the trial against CCF despite concerns raised by District Attorney & defense lawyers

Today on March 31st the court convened for the trial against members of the C.C.F. accused to have planned an escape from prison. Due to an ongoing lawyers’ strike, the defense attorneys asked for the trial to temporarily discontinue. The … 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

Conspiracy of Cells of Fire – FAI/IRF: The Free Besieged

Conspiracy Cells of Fire “The Free Besieged”*  Prison is a milestone in the revolutionaries’ path towards freedom. It’s an intermediary stop, but not the end. The authority often chooses the subtraction from mathematics. Like when they subtract lives with bombings … 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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Greece: ‘The Perpetual Movement Towards Freedom’ by Christos Tsakalos member of CCF / FAI

“It’s like playing a game with marked cards…you know that the odds are against you, but you keep playing…Why? In order to continue the game..and to find others in the future to win the game…This is our heritage.” On February … Continue reading

Posted in Anarchist Prisoners, Athena Tsakalou, Christos Tsakalos, Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (CCF), Evi Statiri, Greece, Greek Prisons, Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI), Prison Struggle, Urban Guerrillas | 1 Comment