Post Tagged with: "Operation Piñata"

Spain: Update on comrades Francisco Solar, Monica Caballero and the recent repressive operation

Spain: Update on comrades Francisco Solar, Monica Caballero and the recent repressive operation

November 2, 2015 at 10:57 am 0 comments

On 27/10, took place a hearing that would determine whether to extend the pre-trial detention of comrades Monica Caballero and Francisco Solar. Despite the fact that the legislation of the Spanish state states a maximum period of  two years in pre-trial detention, the state has exercised the right of prolongation […]

Spain: Update on operations “Piñata” and “Pandora”

Spain: Update on operations “Piñata” and “Pandora”

June 8, 2015 at 7:37 am 0 comments

On June 1 we got the great news that three of the five comrades being held in preventive detention, accused of being part of a terrorist group under Operation Piñata (including one who was already arrested and imprisoned in Operation Pandora) are being released without bail. They still have all […]

Spain: June 13 – Day Of International Solidarity With Anarchists In Spain

Spain: June 13 – Day Of International Solidarity With Anarchists In Spain

June 7, 2015 at 1:06 am 0 comments

The last few years have seen an increasing wave of repression against Anarchists and other radicals, here in Spain, best characterized by the police operations Pandora and Piñata. Acting in response to movements, uprisings and upheavals across the country, particularly in Cataluña, the state has arrested dozens of comrades, often […]

Spain: Operation Piñata – Five imprisoned and ten conditionally bailed

Spain: Operation Piñata – Five imprisoned and ten conditionally bailed

April 18, 2015 at 2:36 pm 0 comments

Early afternoon on Wednesday 1st April, the judge of the Audiencia Nacional [National High Court] Eloy Velasco, remanded in prison 5 of the 15 individuals arrested on Monday 30th March during the police operation named Piñata. 24 others were arrested during the 17 raids, which took place in Madrid, Barcelona, […]