Sunday, March 13, 2011

Initiative solidarity from Greek and Portuguese Students and Workers in Lisbon.


“We are immigrant men and women, refugees from all over Greece. We came here to escape poverty, unemployment, wars and dictatorships. The multinational companies and their political servants left us no choice but to repeatedly risk our lives to journey towards Europe’s door. The West that is exploiting our countries while benefiting from much better living conditions is our only chance to live decent lives, to live as human beings. Whether by regular or irregular entry, we came to Greece and are working to support ourselves and our families. We live without dignity, in the dark shadow of illegalness. Employers and State agencies benefit from the harsh exploitation of our labour. We live by the sweat of our brow and with the dream that one day we will have the same rights as our Greek fellow workers.
We ask for the legalization of all migrant men and women, we ask for the same political and social rights and obligations as Greek workers.
We do not have any other way to make our voices heard, to raise awareness of our rights. Three hundred (300) of us have already gone on hunger strike in Athens and in Thessaloniki from the 25 January 2011. We risk our lives because, either way, there is no dignity in our living conditions. We would rather die here than allow our children to suffer what we have been through.”

With this action, we express our solidarity to the fair struggle of the 300 migrant workers who are on hunger strike for 44 days and we ask for the immediate satisfaction of their demands.

Initiative solidarity from Greek and Portuguese Students and Workers in Lisbon.


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Solidariedade com os 300 imigrantes que estão em greve de fome na Grécia.

“Nós somos homens e mulheres imigrantes e refugiados que estão por toda a Grécia. Nós viemos para escapar da pobreza, desemprego, guerras e regimes ditatoriais. As empresas multinacionais e os seus servos políticos deixaram-nos sem escolha, com a nossa vida repetidamente em risco e colocando-nos às portas de saída da Europa.
O Ocidente que explora os nossos países enquanto beneficia de condições de vida melhores, é igualmente a nossa única hipótese para viver-mos de forma digna e para viver-mos como seres humanos.
Embora entrando de forma legal e ilegal, nós viemos para a Grécia e trabalhamos para nos sustentarmos a nós e as nossas famílias. Nós vivemos sem dignidade, nas sombras da ilegalidade. Empregadores e Agências Estatais beneficiam injustamente do nosso trabalho como escravos. Vivemos com o suor do nosso rosto e com o doce sonho de que um dia vamos ter os mesmos direitos que os nossos colegas e trabalhadores gregos.
Nós imploramos pela legalização de todos os homens e mulheres imigrantes, nós imploramos pelos mesmos direitos políticos, sociais e deveres que os nossos colegas e trabalhadores gregos.
Nós não temos outra forma de fazer as nossas vozes ouvirem-se a fim de alertar os restantes para a consciência dos nossos direitos. Desde 25 de Janeiro de 2011, trezentos (300) de nós estão em greve de fome em Atenas e Salónica. Nós arriscamos as nossas vidas, pois de qualquer forma, não temos qualquer dignidade nas nossas condições de vida. Nós preferimos aqui do que permitir que os nossos filhos sofram o que nós sofremos.”

Com esta iniciativa, nós expressamos a nossa solidariedade para com a justa luta destes 300 trabalhadores imigrantes que há 44 dias fazem greve de fome e pedem resposta imediata aos seus apelos.

Iniciativa solidária de estudantes da Grécia, de Portugal e de trabalhadores de Lisboa.

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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".
Watch live streaming video from agitprop at

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)