Monday, September 13, 2010

Left-wing, anarchist terror on rise

Left-wing and anarchist terrorist attacks in the European Union increased by 43 percent in 2009 compared to 2008 and have more than doubled since 2007, the European Police Office, or Europol, has noted in its annual report on terrorism. The phenomenon is most evident in Greece, Spain and Italy, where 40 such attacks were recorded last year, the Hague-based force said.
EU member states continue to be exposed to the threat of Islamic terrorism, it noted, though there was only one such incident (a bomb in Italy) last year. The overall number of terrorist attacks in the EU decreased by 33 percent compared to 2008 and was almost half that reported in 2007. (Europol does not include data from Britain due to different criteria applied to record terrorist incidents, the report said.)
In Greece, there were 15 attacks by six different left-wing or anarchist groups. A Greek “speciality” noted by Europol is the use of improvised explosive devices as well as firearms. It said that Revolutionary Struggle continued its attacks, claiming responsibility for a hit on police officers that left one officer seriously injured. Sect of Revolutionaries claimed another attack which killed a police officer. A group called OPLA claimed an attack on a police station in the Athens suburb of Aghia Paraskevi, which injured several police officers in October 2009.
The authorities in six EU member states arrested 29 people for alleged involvement in left-wing and anarchist terrorism. About 40 percent of them were aged under 30. In Greece, five alleged members of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire were arrested. The report notes that attacks by left-wing and anarchist groups are becoming more violent, suggest international links and are becoming a serious problem for Europe’s security forces. The report said separatist terrorism continues to affect the EU, citing attacks by Basque and Corsican groups in Spain and France. In 2009, though the total number of separatist attacks fell 40 percent year-on-year, the number of fatalities increased from four to six.

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Solidarity Poster for Polykarpos Georgiadis and Vaggelis Chrisohoidis (greece)

did anyone speak of a
“…A handful of capitalists
have organized a criminal gang
and have kidnapped the proletarians,
demanding for ransom
their labor force,
merchandising their human activity,
their time (which is turned into money),
their own being itself…”
to vaggelis Chrisohoidis and Polykarpos Georgiadis
who the persecuting authorities, exactly because they denied to betray values and people,
accuse them as participators in the kidnapping of industrialist Milonas
anarchists from Serres from north-greece

Anarchists solidarity protest outside Korydallos prison, the main prison in Athens, at the time of the change of the year. This protest happens every New Year's Eve for the past six years. This year more than 400 people took part in the protest that interacted with the prisoners inside through shouting mutual slogans and fireworks. The main slogan was "The passion for freedom is stronger that your prisons".
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A society that punishes/the condition of incarceration/the prison of the mind/the prison as punishment/the rage of the damned will sound on the ruins of prisons/those denying obedience and misery of our era even within its hellholes/will dance together on the ruins of every last prison/with the flame of rebellion avenging whatever creates prisons.

To the prisoners struggle already counting one dead and thousands in hunger strike across greece, we stand in solidarity and anger until the destruction of every last prison.



Keny Arkana - La Rage English Subtitles

1976 - 2000 Greek Anarchists Fight for Freedom

(December Riots in Greece)