Greece: Nikos Romanos released from prison

Greek anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos was released from prison last week after serving 6 years out of his 18-year sentence. He was freed following a legal battle: despite his good behavior behind bars, the court originally had not admitted any mitigating circumstances necessary for early release. However, this decision was eventually reversed by the Greek

Greece: anarchists raid Athens Voice offices in protest at ‘funny comment’ regarding the death of migrant woman

Anarchists from  Rouvikonas (Greek for Rubicon) group have raided the offices of Athens Voice newspaper in Athens in protest at a ‘funny comment’ the paper made in relation to the death of Gayane Kassardjian. Gayane Kassardjian, a 50 year old Armenian woman and hospital caregiver, died last Saturday after she jumped out of the window

Statement against repression of resistance in Greece

After being identified following the attack on the Greek Parliament building on May 21st – an action in support of Dimitris Koufontinas, a comrade imprisoned for life who is on a hunger strike – two activists must collect 60,000 euros before 14 June, otherwise they will spend 10 years in jail. Link to the financial

Greece: general strike paralyzes Athens

Athens was brought to standstill today after Greek trade union GSEE called for general strike, inviting all workers, pensioners, students and unemployed to participate. GSEE stands for General Confederation of Greek Workers. The union is the largest in the country and represents public sector workers. The strike greatly affected public transport in Athens, with metro,

Refugee crisis: three women found dead in Greece

Three women attempting to reach Europe were found dead with their necks slashed close to the border of Turkey and Greece. The bodies of the women were discovered near the Greek village Pragi on Wednesday by a local farmer. The women were found 50 metres from the River Evros which extends along the land border

Greece: queer activist Zak Kostopoulos lynched to death in Athens

CW: descriptions of violence Queer activist and performer Zak Kostopoulos was beaten to death, allegedly following his attempted robbery of a jewellery store at Glastonos Street near Omonia Square in the centre of Athens. The incident happened in a bright day last Friday. Kostopoulos was a well-known queer and LGBTQ+ activist and drag performer who