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Hunger strikes against the solitary confinement of anarchist prisoner Alfredo Cospito in Italy

Alfredo Cospito, an Italian anarchist militant, has been on a hunger strike for more than a month in protest against the solitary confinement he has been subjected to since May. So far, three other prisoners have joined the strike in solidarity with him.

From the newspaper El Salto Diario, an article by Pedro Castrillo (30/11/2022).

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We won’t allow the murder of Alfredo Cospito, on hunger strike sive October 20, 2022 – Call for a week of action from November 28 until December 5

On the 20th of October 2022 the anarchist Alfredo Cospito had began a limitless hunger strike.

Alfredo, a revolutionary prisoner since 2012, was transferred to the Bancali prison in Sardinia on the 5th of May and is currently subjected to the 41 bis prison regime, a situation repeatedly denounced as a form of torture based on sensory deprivation. We remember that this particular prison regime is also applied to three comrades of the BR.PCC, to whom it has been renewed for the past 17 years.

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30th November: Day of action in solidarity with Alfredo and other comrades on hunger strike [Alfredo Cospito]

Since 20 October, the anarchist Alfredo Cospito has been on hunger strike against his detention in total isolation and torture and against imprisonment without parole. Other detained comrades (Anna Beniamino, Ivan Alocco, Juan Sorroche and Toby Shone) as a sign of solidarity and to give strength to Alfredo’s struggle, have also started a hunger strike.

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No 41bis & hungerstrike Alfredo Cospito [Frequenz A]

Since the 20th of October the anarchist prisoner Alfredo Cospito started a hungerstrike against the 41bis regime he has to face in Italian prison. We had the opportunity to talk with comrades involved in the ongoing campaign against 41bis and in support of the prisoners affected by it.

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Gathering and Demo in solidarity with Alfredo Cospito anarchist prisoner in hungerstrike [Berlin]

Berlin. On the 23th November 2022 at 16:00 (04:00 pm)we will meet in front of the Italian embassy (Hildebrandstr. 1, 10785 Berlin) in solidarity with Alfredo Cospito, anarchist prisoner detained in Italy in extreme isolation (41bis regime). At 17:00 (05:00 pm) we will start a Demo from that location to bring in the streets our anger. Please come on time.

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Prisoners and war. What happens inside Russian and Ukrainian prisons while the whole world is not watching [ABC Belarus]

Data correct as of September 2022

The war in Ukraine has kept everyone’s attention for over eight months now. Many were horrified by the atrocities that accompany war efforts and are ongoing. We see dead soldiers, tortured civilians, sad faces of those who found their relatives killed and happy cries of locals on de-occupied territories. However, not much is known about one of the most marginalised and invisible groups of the population – the prisoners. This text will give you an overview of how prisoners are treated and used in war by both the Ukrainian and Russian state. We are not going to cover the topic of war prisoners (soldiers who were captured by the enemy and placed in special prison) as their conditions of imprisonment and prospects of release depends in many ways on diplomatic relations.

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Freedom for Alfredo Cospito – Intervention at the FU [Berlin]

Berlin. Today 31.10.2022 in solidarity with Alfredo Cospito, who has been on hunger strike since 20 October, a lecture at the law department of the Freie Universität Berlin was interrupted.

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Call for International Week of Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners 2022 // 23 – 30 August

The fact that capitalism does not focus on our needs but on profit, is demonstrated with all its brutality in times of climate crisis, the Covid-19 pandemic and the collapse of socioeconomic systems all around the world. Those who profit from capitalism enrich themselves through times of disaster. But with ongoing crises we are also experiencing a new era of uprisings from below.

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Giannis Michailidis: Notice of suspension – not termination – of the hunger strike

A statement by Giannis Michailidis on the suspension of his hunger strike.

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Solidarity with hunger striker Giannis Michailidis [Heraklion, Crete]

What is fair is for the oppressed to know, not for states nor for the judges.

Greek justice is just another tentacle of power.

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