Saturday, April 7, 2012

Greece: anarchist prisoners initiate hunger strike

The four anarchist prisoners consider themselves to be a political scapegoat for the legitimate anger of the Greek People against the Capitalist regime. They demand the lifting of the maximum security regime imposed to them before trial, as well as the release of one of them Stella Antoniou, on health grounds. 

Giorgos Karagiannidis, Alexandros Mitroussias and Kostas Sakkas began their hunger strike yesterday, while Stella Antoniou will join them in a week because of her delicate health. 

A demo has been called for today at Syntagma Square in solidarity with them. However there are other calls for anti-austerity demos in that same place at the same time. 

Solidarity graffiti from Murcia, Spain

Police beating detainees to near death

An unnamed Cretan young man had to be urgently flown to Athens for treatment after masked police agents detained and beat him to near death. He was intervened surgically in lung and pancreas for severe injuries. The victim was enjoying a party night when he got arbitrarily detained without any charge.

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