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#Italy: Anarchist comrade Nico’s letter from prison (28th September 2020)

Italy. One of the Bialystok 6 anarchist prisoners, Nico Aurigemma, wrote a letter fom prison.

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#Italy: International Call for Solidarity – 9th-24th November

Italy. This autumn several prosecutions, which involve hundreds of anarchists, will take place in Italy. In these investigations public prosecutors and judges want to put the anarchist ideal under trial.

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An update from the #NoTAV campaign and thoughts on its relevance for #StopHS2

The No TAV campaign in northern Italy has been fighting an expensive, unneeded and corrupt high speed railway link for over three decades. The proposed mafia-linked freight train service from Turin to Lyon has been repeatedly exposed for its fantastical predictions and is slated by local people who see no reason to leave their homes for a white elephant. If you are already thinking about the similarities to HS2 here in England then you are in the right place. I will start by giving a very brief history of No TAV, then an update on recent events. In the second half, I will concentrate on what the Stop HS2 movement can learn from No TAV.

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#Brennero trial – statement in the courtroom of about 20 defendants

What follows is a statement that has been read out in the so-called Brennero trial. In 2016 there were clashes between activists and cops on the Italian side of the Brennero border against the closure of the border, by Austria, to prevent refugees from entering the country.

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Who aspires to freedom cannot be “measured”

From 2019 to today the Italian State has carried out many repressive operations and inflicted a series of restrictive measures on anarchist comrades, limiting their freedom of movement and forcing them to remain within the limits of their city or to move away from the city or region where they reside.

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Cesare Battisti on hunger strike – Stop the isolation!

Italy. Since today, 8.9.2020, Cesare Battisti is on hunger strike, among other things to protest against the continuing isolation in prison. His lawyer has published the following statement, which we have translated.

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Some Words from Anarchist Prisoner Natascia from the Prison of Piacenza, Italy

Piacenza. Italy. A letter by anarchist prisoner Natascia, who was arrested on May 21, 2019 during the so-called “Operation Meteo” (“Prometheus”). Natascia is imprisoned in the prison of Piacenza, Italy.

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France / Italy: Letter from Imprisoned Anarchist Comrade Carla

On Tuesday 25 August 2020, Carla, arrested on 26 July, was finally extradited to Italy. She is now incarcerated in Vigevano prison, near Milan, in the AS3 module (alta sicurezza 3).

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