Long live the Informal Anarchist Federation – International Revolutionary Front

“Lightning never travels in straight repetitive lines. It breaks out
suddenly. Even an apparent ‘silence’ is not a retreat, but the calmness
before the storm…”


The imprisoned members of the R.O. CCF

A flame of solidarity from the C.C.F. to the brothers and sisters in Chile

Forever free

Forever anarchists.

Long live the FAI / IRF

The imprisoned members C.C.F.
And the anarchist revolutionary Theofilos Mavropoulos

Monday, November 7, 2011

New indictment against the members of the R.O. CCF and revolutionary anarchist Theofilos Mavropoulos

A few days ago we were  summoned for a preliminary investigation by the anti-terrorist unit, in the prisons where we’re detained. This investigation concerns our possible prosecution according to Article 184 of the Penal Code, under which ‘Whoever publicly causes or triggers in any manner a felony or misdemeanor commitment, shall be punished with up to 3 years imprisonment.’ The investigation refers to the text which we had published in solidarity with the anarchist hangout Nadir.
The police’s persecution of texts is nothing new within the circles of insurrectionary anarchy.
On the contrary, there are precedents for similar persecutions in countries such as Italy, Chile, etc. where there is a strong presence of comrades who promote direct action.
The common pursuit of the contemporary international thoughtpolice is the prevention of anarchist propaganda of the deed and the dissemination of our ideas.
That’s why in these cases they do not hesitate to remove the gentrificated facade of democracy that supposedly allows the ‘free flow of speech and ideas.’
Thus, any remaining illusions that some people may have, now vanish. Things become clear: the anarchist action or discourse will be either illegal or nothing at all!
At this very moment, the new thoughtpolice is applied piloted against us, the imprisoned members of the anarchist revolutionary organization CCF, and against comrade Theofilos Mavropoulos.
It is certain that in future this strategy of preventive repression and persecution of texts will also be applied against those anarchist hangouts and self-organized projects that defend and spread anarchist principles.
At the same time, this new persecution is a general rehearsal of the new anti-terrorism law which the State wants to implement.
The new anti-terror law is actually a repressive upgrade of the Article 184 which establishes the preventive suppression of subversive expression. Under its provisions, the publication and distribution of practical manuals for action or texts that promote the anarchist urban guerrilla warfare shall be treated as ‘terrorist acts’ and be punishable by years of imprisonment.
In this way Power seeks to count reactions and silences.
However, it’s not the first time that we’re faced with the cops and prosecutors of thought. A few months ago a new persecution was unleashed against our sister Olga Ekonomidou and our brother Giorgos Polydoros, who had co-signed the international brochure ‘The Sun Still Rises’ as members of CCF. With the joint signature as sole evidence, their names were added in the case file for the 14 incendiary parcels that were sent to embassies and international police–prosecution organizations, for which our organization claimed responsibility.
All these facts form new ties in the judicial Gordian knot that is wrapped around the CCF. The cops of the anti-terrorist unit in cooperation with the special appellate investigators, who have undertaken our prosecution, are inventing a hostageship of constant new indictments at our expense. The court order against our comrade Haris Hadjimihelakis was obviously not accidentally inspired, since he was accused of moral instigation in the parcels’ case (even without any ‘evidence’ via phone tapping) just before his release from prison on the grounds of reaching the limit of 18month pretrial detention.
Furthermore, the State has unleashed so far four different trials against the CCF, which will be carried out in the future.
This judicial campaign against us will be inaugurated with the trial regarding three explosions (at the home of New Democracy deputy interior minister Panagiotis Hinofotis, at the Macedonia–Thrace ministry, at the home of PASOK official Louka Katseli), as well as the possession of one explosive device in Halandri’s house. The four comrades who were still wanted during the first hearing of the case, will now be judged by this court. Its start date has been set for December 14th.
In addition, most members of the CCF will also stand trial for the December’s six case (six people of the anarchist milieu arrested for possession of weapons and explosives). In this trial, three members of the CCF will be tried on charges of ‘leadership role in the organization’.
Then comes the trial of the booby-trapped parcels, which we will highlight as the central hearing of our organization, since all nine members of the CCF will stand trial together for the first time. There is also the case file against the five members regarding their arrest in Volos, which was joined with the case file of the gunfight with cops in Pefki (Athens), and so we’re prosecuted along with our brother Theofilos Mavropoulos.
At the same time two comrades of the organization (Christos Tsakalos, Giorgos Nikolopoulos) are prosecuted in Italy too, for the mailing of the booby-trappedparcel to Berlusconi.
Of course, there are still tens of open case files regarding CCF’s attacks at the desks of inquisitors.
It is a fact that over the last two years the names of those arrested for anarchist action are rotating as fast as someone leafs through a telephone directory.
The arrests, prosecutions, incarcerations, convictions shape a relatively common situation due to their frequency.
The State implements the strategy of shock, seeking to create an acceptable reality where henceforth no one would question anything, nor would be surprised by all that’s happening. Imagine how it would look like, a few years ago, if some anarchist prisoners had been prosecuted because of one of their texts. Today, Power attempts to establish a conceptual and practical wilderness within the metropolises and their periphery.
But we insist on speaking and taking action. We realize that perhaps our texts do not appeal to many people, but we know that there are still new comrades who do not like conveniences or to wait in their line until the next demonstration, in order to take action, leaving the interim period in standby and inertia mode.
Moreover, the anarchist guerrilla action has no start or expiration date; on the contrary, it breaks out 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.
These are the wolves we’re looking for; they who make the nights in metropolis more interesting, carrying along them fumes from petrol and rage. They are the new nihilists, the anarchoindividualists, the comrades of the new insurrectionary wave, the tendency of anti-socialism (anti-societism), who come together on the threshold of the deed.
Our words escape from prison in an attempt to break the paper wall of texts and be turned into actions. It’s a way of communication with our sisters and brothers, not only in Greece but also internationally, so as to support and promote the Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI) and the International Revolutionary Front (IRF).
That is why, within this judicial cyclone which has been unleashed against us, the new preliminary investigation by the anti-terrorist unit aiming at a further prosecution because of our statement of solidarity with the hangout Nadir, gives us joy and makes us feeling stronger.
Apparently, even though we’re locked up in prison, they bear us in mind and are concerned about the spread of our discourse. We sincerely want to vindicate their concerns.
For this, we do our very best.
In addition, the prosecution regarding this solidarity text confirms the authentic substance of speech; because the anarchist discourse is the quintessence of life that we ourselves define through our acts.
So let us repeat, to remove any doubt they might have.

Take our words literally.
That’s who we are, nothing more, nothing less.
The imprisoned members of the R.O. CCF
and revolutionary anarchist Theofilos Mavropoulos
One of the documents regarding the new persecution against the R.O. CCF and Theofilos Mavropoulos, in which Indymedia Athens is also mentioned

CCF trial updates & other anarchist trial updates from Greece

List of anarchist prisoners in Greece (November 3rd, 2011 update)

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Our Lives of Burning Vision – About the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire & more


Actforfreedomnow – Bourbouras present a 68 page publication about the most recent situations and events connected with the Revolutionary Organisation Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and their 17 January International Solidarity Call for an International Revolutionary Front / Informal Anarchist Federation (Global).

Free PDF – Paper copies available in single copies or bundles (10x = £20 + postage) from 325.nostate.net or from the radical distros which carry 325 magazine. Benefit for CCF prisoners and accused of the same case – Nonprofit.

“In the chaos of our own existence we are a part of the imponderable element which organizes subversion, plans mutinies, that leave even ourselves dazed. The translation of texts, letters, communiqués, etc. so that comrades in other countries around the world can read about the desires and ideas and projectuality of the comrades in Greece, is one more weapon at our disposal. What began as a simple desire and a challenge, has brought us into a new field of experiences, acquaintances and responsibilities. Now that we’re here, they will not get rid of us easily.
We have become another aspect of the asymmetric threat. The war to the end, has already begun. …”

This is why, as individuals with our actions and solidarity, we will continue with all means possible as anarchist revolutionary insurrectionalists, to express our thoughts and desires, whether it’s through the letters-texts of our fighting comrades who are hostages in the hell-holes of Greek democracy or through the actions of the comrades outside in the streets day and night with all means untilsocial liberation for Anarchy.

Actforfreedomnow - Boubouras

March 2011
From the introduction by Actforfreedomnow – Bourbouras.

A huge storm of revolt raged through the streets of Greece in December 2008. After the 15 year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos was murdered in coldblood by a cop, riots spread throughout the whole country for several weeks. Hundreds of corporate and government targets were attacked, plundered and set on fire. Although it was anarchists and anti-authoritarians who took the lead in this storm during the first week after the murder, it spread itself fast and many people got involved in this revolt against miserable living conditions, against the authorities and against the hopelessness offered by this world to the exploited and oppressed. But the revolt didn’t cease at the end of 2008, neither did it start on the day of the murder. The attacks against the structures of State and Capital went on and spread to several smaller towns in Greece.

About 180 fire attacks and, since a couple of months, artisan [‘homemade’] bombing attacks were carried out under the name of ‘Conspiracy of Cells of Fire’. The attacks targeted banks, car dealers, shopping centres, governmental institutions, police stations, offices of political parties, houses of politicians, judges, criminologists, journalists, private security firms and companies building prisons,… and always accompanied by elegantly critical and nihilistic claims of anarchist responsibility.

The claims did not only criticize Capital, State and Authority (in all of their aspects), but also the resignation of the exploited, their herd mentality, their collaboration with the system. The Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (CCF) refuse to regard oppression and exploitation as simply being imposed by batons and blackmail, but understand it as a social relation in which all have their responsibility –and make or don’t make the choice to fight against it.

In September 2009 extensive anti-terror raids attempted to strike the CCF, these raids became one more political tool to attack the wider anarchist & anti-authoritarian movement, a situation which intensified when two members of the CCF were captured during an operation in November 2010, Athens. Against the ongoing legalistic kidnapping of our comrades and for the escalation of struggle for total liberation, the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire : Illegal Sector called for an informal global project based on anarchist subversion, direct action and international solidarity. These papers document some of the many communiques, letters and legal & court updates concerning the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, the accused comrades of the same case, plus solidarity actions resulting from the call for a formation of an Informal Anarchist Federation / International Revolutionary Front.

Whilst this publication can of course only offer a partial view upon the situation and topics, it is produced in the spirit of rebellion which fuels the total war against domination. It is an unfinished document that seeks collaboration through acts of refusal. The international call which has been circulated for the subversive formation of an International Revolutionary Front / Informal Anarchist Federation (Global), which is based on the principles of international solidarity, permanent subversion and constant conflict should be discussed, debated and acted upon without delay.

Dedicated to:






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March 2011 / NET-DIY



Solidarity to all those persecuted for the Conspiracy Cells of Fire case who are on trial since 17/1 in Koridallos prisons(greece)

“Paths change, times change,

Ways change, but the aim is the same.

This is our fate, to fight and resist.

To fight and fall down, to fall down and win.”

Solidarity to all those persecuted

for the Conspiracy Cells of Fire case

who are on trial since 17/1 in Koridallos prisons


"Reventando lo existente. Reflexiones del combate minoritario" – Book in Spanish about the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire

Libro. Reventando lo existente,reflexiones del combate minoritario: Conspiración de Células del Fuego. Grecia.

In view of the trial that began on January 17 and for a better dissemination of ideas of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, a book is being published in Spanish, first in digital pdf format.

The book is called "Reventando lo existente. Reflexiones del combate minoritario"

(Destroying the existent. Reflections on minority struggle) and contains a chronology of the Halandri case, all the statements ofthe prisoners (Massouras, Hadtzimihelakis, Karakatsani, Tsakalos,Argirou), the chapter "Critique and contributions" (the statement

"The interpretations they give, time to talk about their aspirations," chapters 3 and 4 of the brochure "Conspiracy Theories ", thetext of G. Voutsis Vogiatzis
pages from "The Diary of a bomber" and the letter that Poly Georgiadis wrote to the Conspiracy ofCells of Fire) and all communiques and texts of the Conspiracy.

The back cover carries a famous phrase of the English poet
William Blake: He who desires but, actsnot, breeds pestilence."

our revolutionary solidarity comrades!
translate actforfreedomnow!

Mad arson attacks for Conspiracy of Cells of Fire

Athens, Greece

The communique spontaneously combusted shortly after appearing:

“Saturday night 15/1 and Sunday 16/1 we torched:
- bank of Proton Bank in Vironas area
- Local organization of PASOK (ruling party) in Moshato,
- Two vehicles of a security company in Gizi,
- Personal motorbike of a cop who lives in Exarchia (Asimaki Fotila street).

We dedicate these actions to our imprisoned comrades accused in the case of the “Conspiracy of Cells of Fire” and tried as of today in the political court marshal in Koridallos prison. Three of those have taken the political responsibility for the organization, while the others deny their participation, but keep intact their rebelliousness and dignity. We pledge that we will not leave any imprisoned revolutionary alone. These violent acts of resistance are not only fair, but also the duty of every person who puts themselves against a world where exploitation and injustice reign and money is in charge. The individual agreements and disagreements are to be discussed; what is non-negotiable is: solidarity between individuals and groups who are fighting for freedom in every way and with any means. Also, towards the new treaty that criminalizes social, political and personal relationships (like in the case of the notorious “safehouse” of Halandri, but recently the case of the four comrades wanted for arson in Thessaloniki), we respond with even more rage and anger, more litres of petrol and butane bottles. Of course, we do not forget the famously disgusting minions of the system, the journalists, who for a salary and a career, mock and step on the freedom and the dignity of our comrades, repeating the lies of the police and presenting various scenarios of their imagination; to try, condemn and destroy lives and reputations, before “civil justice” does it officially. They should know that on this side of the war, memory and honour is in excess, and sooner or later they will pay for the dirty role they have chosen in life.

Finally, we want to say that we chose to act on this theoretically “tough” weekend before the beginning of the trial, when the police have unleashed their obvious and also hidden running dogs, in fear of a new armed attack, to break in this way the terror and fear that the State attempts to impose on society and on people who are fighting. As long as the State is unable to mend the holes of a system that’s collapsing, the noose will tighten and the measures will intensify. We must stand strong and act with all our power, until the Revolution and Liberation, social and individual.

Freedom to H.Hadjimihelakis, P. Argirou, G.Tsakalos who have taken the political responsibility for the “Conspiracy Cells of Fire” and P.Massouras, K.Karakatsani, A.Mitrousias, G.Karagiannidis who are imprisoned for the same case.

Solidarity to all imprisoned anarchists and revolutionaries.
Struggle by any means – Revolution First and Always.

Wolves of Solidarity”

Bombing at police station in Mexico State

Bombing at police station in Mexico State
Direct solidarity with Panayiotis Argyrou, Gerasimos Tsakalos, and the others charged with being members of the Fire Cells Conspiracy in Greece, who are now on hunger strike: Antisocial, nihilist, and anarchist until the end! —Earth Liberation Front (Informal Anarchist Federation/Global Network) clik n foto to read...

solidarity attacks for the greek comrades in trial for the connspiracy of Cells of Fire case.2011


Arson of security vehicle in solidarity with Conspiracy of Cells of Fire in Bristol (UK)
Attack in Bristol for Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (UK)

Attack in Bristol for Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (UK)
“In the early morning of 17 January, two telecommunications utilities vehicles, of British Telecom, were set on fire in Bristol.This attack was made in solidarity with Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and all those who are fighting inside and outside the prison walls.We denounce the trial against the accused and imprisoned of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire. We denounce all trials, refusing to recognise the authority of the State and its judicial apparatus.

We send comradely greetings to the imprisoned cell of Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and say that we recognise ourselves, our actions and our ideas in a common project of destruction.We salute all rebellious and revolutionary prisoners and all people rising up against capitalism and the State.

Long Live Anarchy!

For an international informal anarchist federation. “
17 January Group

Arson of security vehicle in solidarity with Conspiracy of Cells of Fire in Bristol (UK) 15 January 2011

“Early hours of saturday morning security and surveillance van set on fire in solidarity with members of conspiracy cells of fire group who face trial in Greece on monday the 17th.”

Solidarity with Cells of Fire

solidarity attacks for the greek comrades in trial for the connspiracy of Cells of Fire case.2011

London UK - Solidarity attack on Barclays Bank, Dulwich FROM www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2011/01/472295.html17 January 2011 - Solidarity attack. Barclays Bank, Dulwich, London got a visit early this morning just after midnight - a gift - can of petrol - left at the entrance - in flames - a small attack on the banking system -
in solidarity to the Greek comrades in court today 17 January for the start of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire trial.

midnight express

İstanbul, Turkey (16.01.2011) - In the night of 16th of January 2011 at 7 p.m. against the biggest one of the shopping centers in Istanbul, Cevahir AVM, there was an attack with fireworks.

The 4 of the exploded 7 fireworks hit the entrance and the windows of shopping center. While fireworks begin to explode, there had been no injury except a little bit panic.

While the banks, shopping centers, fasfoods and other part of the consuming culture reduce imagination and free time to shit and debt, while our planet began to unliveable because of the consumption and commodification, we see a little art-sabotage not inappropriate.

The actions that we took like this is for solidarity with our comrades who are now in hostages in Greece dungeons and with Conspiracy Cells of Fire.

Insurrectionary greetings


Source: http://istanbul.indymedia.org/news/2011/01/270789.php