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Financial Support to Solidarity Fund for Imprisoned and Persecuted Militants

Comrades from Greece and abroad, in March 2020 the Solidarity Fund for imprisoned and persecuted militants issued an international call for financial support. During a time of lockdown measures, public space evacuations and the general prohibition of public activities, the Solidarity Fund had been unable to further carry out its planned actions. The concerts, festivals, yearly book-fairs and similar events that comprise its main source of income have been cancelled or postponed. We were once again faced with the possibility of reducing the monthly financial support of 25 political prisoners that the Solidarity Fund had been collecting. The money we set aside had been just enough to cover the expenses for a month. Such reductions of financial aid have been present in the past. What is more, we were also challenged to avoid a worst case scenario in which we would have to completely cut off our financial support to the prisoners due to our extremely limited resources.

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