Greece: Chronicle about the hunger strike of anarchist and political prisoners

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On 02/03/2015, five members of the Network of Fighting Prisoners, Tasos Theofilou, Antonis Stamboulos, Fivos Harisis, Argyris Dalios and Giorgos Karagiannidis go on hunger strike demanding:

– the abolition of the law articles 187 and 187A

– the abolition of the aggravating provision for acts committed with concealed characteristics (hood-law)

– the abolition of the legal framework that defines the operation of  type C prisons

– the abolition of the persecuting provision which imposes the violent DNA sampling

– access and analysis of the genetic sample from an expert biologist who the accused trusts

– the abolition of analyzing samples that contain a mixture of genetic material of more than two persons

– the immediate release of Savvas Xiros in order for him to receive the medical treatment he needs

On the same day, the member of R.S., Nikos Maziotis, goes on hunger strike demanding:

– the abolition of the first “counter-terrorism” law of 2001, Article 187 (criminal organization)

– the abolition of the second ” counter-terrorism” law of 2004, Article 187A (terrorist organization)

– the abolition of the hood-law

– the abolition of type C prisons

– the release of the convicted for N17 Savvas Xiros for health reasons

On the same day, Kostas Gournas (member of R.S.) and Dimitris Koufodinas (member of 17N) go on hunger strike demanding:

– the abolition of the law articles 187 and 187A

– the abolition of the special courts – military tribunals, with special judge compositions, the special unconstitutional laws, the special unscientific and fraudulent use of evidence (eg DNA), the special manufacturing of evidence

– the abolition of all special repressive laws against protesters during popular mobilizations

– the immediate abolition of type C prisons, which are the symbol of the exception status of political prisoners and an intimidation to the resisting society

– the immediate release of Savvas Xiros

Also eight Turkish political prisoners in Greece participate in the hunger strike with rolling strikes.

On 02/03, the ten members of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and Aggeliki Spyropoulou go on a hunger strike with the single demand of the release of the mother of Christos and Gerasimos Tsakalos and the girlfriend of the latter.

On 04/03, anarchist prisoner Panos Mihalakoglou begins to abastain from prison meals in a sign of solidarity with the hunger strike of the members of CCF.

On 09/03, anarchist Grigoris Sarafoudis announces his participation in the hunger strike, supporting the demands of the Network of Fighting Prisoners. The same goes for Dimitris Politis and Dimitris-Andreas Bourzoukos (16/03) and Giannis Mihailidis (23/03).

On 14/03, Spyros Mandylas goes on hunger strike demanding his release.

On 05/04, Nikos Maziotis announces the end of his hunger strike, following Dimitris Koufontinas (27/03) and Kostas Gournas (01/04). The members of CCF and Aggeliki Spyropoulou also ended their hunger strike (04/04) after the proposal of the bill adjustments which release their relatives.

0n 09/03, Tasos Theofilou announces the end of his hunger strike.

The remaining eight members of the Network of Fighting Prisoners continue their hunger strike until the satisfaction of their demands.

Inter arma

3 Comments

  1. αθηνά says:

    μπορεις να βαλεις τωρα και μια αναρτηση γι’αυτους που συνεχιζουν….?

  2. αθηνά says:

    κι αν υπαρχει μαιιλ λιστα ενημερωσεις να μπει το μαιιλ μου παρακαλω…

    • Felis_Chaus {Inter Arma} says:

      Δεν υπάρχει λίστα με e-mail για ενημερώσεις. Ό,τι ενημέρωση υπάρχει, ανεβαίνει στο site.

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