On the 20th of April and  5th of May, our four italian comrades were brought to trial for their participation in the massive and confrontational no-expo demonstration that took place on Labor Day 2015, at Milan. A demonstration whose aim was to discredit the international exhibition “EXPO Milano”-an exhibition whose preparation has been an ongoing operation for the past seven years and whose opening fiesta was at the exact date...

1. In May 1st of 2015, a large demo took place in the context of the May Day strike in Milan. It wasn’t just a day of national general strike, but a day of a meeting of movements from all over Italy (grassroots unions, social centers, students’ groups, struggle committees about housing, immigration communities, the No Tav movement etc) against the austerity measures that were voted and applied by the...

The european arrest warrant for the 5 activists students and their attempted extradition to the italian authorities, is a prosecution for political reasons and an attack to every human being. It is attempting to criminalise the participation to (national and international) protests and the social/class struggles, The broad solidarity movement for the 5 activists which struggles to block their extradition and the cessation of every prosecution against them, is a...

libcom.org A solidarity campaign is underway in Greece to block the extradition to Italy of five students in regards to the events in Milan on the 1st May. This is a case that will have implications for international organising. Early on November 12th, a general strike day, police arrested 5 students in northern Athens under a European Arrest Warrant. The 5 students are wanted by the Italian state for their...

On the 2nd of May in Milan, at a cafeteria near an occupied social center, a massive wave of adductions takes place, part of which were also 5 students from Ayia Paraskevi ( a suburb in Athens), who participate in the students’ movement and it’s struggles,  in the neighborhoods’ popular assembly and in labour and class demands. Thereafter the adducted stayed for 12 hours at the police headquarters of Milan,...

Ιn Thursday 12 November, day of national general strike, police officers with a prosecutor invaded into the homes of five students in Agia Paraskevi borough and arrested them, after the demand of the italian state which has issued a european arrest warrant against them. The same day, in Milan, the italian police arrested five Italians who are accussed for the same case. With their participation in the No Expo demo...

In 1/5/2015, while traveling abroad, we participated in the May Day strike rally in Milan, which had as frontline the opposition to the Universal Exhibition Expo Milano 2015, which was taking place those days in Milan and was creating a suffocating economic and social climate at the expense of the lowest social strata in Milan. In 2/5/2015, a day after the rally, and on the sole criterion of our departure...