Solidarity with the Hamburg G20 defendants!

The G20 summit in Hamburg earlier this month saw fierce, determined resistance in the streets, as chronicled by CrimethInc, Mark Bray on the Final Straw, …umz Ganze! and Plan C, among others. It sounds like the police tactics were based around beatings and street violence more than making arrests, but there are still a number of people who were arrested and now face charges for allegedly participating in the actions. United We Stand is a new initiative to support those facing repression as a result of the events in Hamburg; they don’t have a huge amount of English-language info yet, but here’s a list of the prisoners, along with a short machine translation of the blurb:

RICCARDO LUPANO (09/06/1985)
JVA Billwerder
Dweerlandweg n° 100
22113 Hamburg
Germany

EMILIANO PULEO (02/02/1987)
JVA Billwerder
Dweerlandweg n° 100
22113 Hamburg
Germany

ORAZIO SCIUTO
JVA Billwerder
Dweerlandweg n° 100
22113 Hamburg
Germany

ALESSANDRO RAPISARDA 
JVA Billwerder
Dweerlandweg n° 100
22113 Hamburg
Germany

MARIA ROCCO (05/02/1994)
Jva Billwerder
Dweerlandweg n° 100
22113 Hamburg
Germany

FABIO VETTOREL (02/12/1998)
JVA Hahnöfersand
Hinterbrack 25
21635 Jork
Germany

There are so many things you need when locked in a cell.

You need wine, sunsets, you need wind and hugs.

But above all, you need words.

Words to fill a long silence and break your isolation.

Very young companions and young comrades are still locked up without trial in Hamburg’s prison after the G20. They are sunny and alone, they have no cell phone, no computers, they can only make one phone call every day.

Our job is to be on their side, to share with them the aseptic space of a cell of a distant nation.

When we say ours, we talk about all of us, who was there and who did not go to Hamburg.

With a little effort each of us can be the breath of the entourage.

We write and send a letter to those still in prison for the G20 in Hamburg.

Solidarity on social networks unfortunately does not come to the hell of the prison, in the hours running all the same, endless.

Spend a few pounds in stamps to send a script, a greeting, a poem, a song, a letter, whatever is a precious act of care, a revolutionary act.

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The interview with Radio Onda d’Urto at Italo Di Sabato , of the Observatory Repression , Listen or Download Here

In arrests validating hearings, only one eighteen-year-old companion received the ok for the release, subject to a security deposit of 10,000 euros. Fabio – will remain in prison: the Hamburg Public Prosecutor’s Office has in fact brought an immediate appeal, which was accepted by the Court of First Instance.

The other four comrades and a companion are still in prison awaiting trial. The same thing happened to almost every other international: the pretext would be the danger of escape. The German arrestees were largely released, but around 30 protesters remain in prison.

Now, Legal Team lawyers will present a new release announcement next week, then wait for the process that could begin in August.

From Hamburg upgrading the hearings and conditions of detention of Italian comrades and others arrested with the lawyer’s lawyer Maja Beisenhertz Listen or Download

Solidarity is a weapon, but sometimes a pen.

About nothingiseverlost

"The impulse to fight against work and management is immediately collective. As we fight against the conditions of our own lives, we see that other people are doing the same. To get anywhere we have to fight side by side. We begin to break down the divisions between us and prejudices, hierarchies, and nationalisms begin to be undermined. As we build trust and solidarity, we grow more daring and combative. More becomes possible. We get more organized, more confident, more disruptive and more powerful."
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