Released

Francesco Carrieri

Francesco, one of the comrades arrested following the events on October 15 2011 in Rome, has been accused of breaking his bail conditions and sent back to jail. Three months later released on house arrest again.

Rome, Italy, October 15 2011: anger explodes uncontrollable during a demonstration against the austerity measures imposed by the government to tackle its economic crisis.

Evangelos "Vaggelis" Koutsibelas

41-year-old anarchist Vaggelis Koutsibelas has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment (with the right to appeal) and a 300 euro fine – the prosecution initially requested a total of 27 years in prison – for a string of arson attacks that took place in the city of Trikala during March and April 2012. The main evidence against him appears to have been a police informant, who admitted that the cops had forced him to sign a forged testimony because he had drug charges hanging over him, and whose evidence was refuted by the defense.

Eric McDavid

Eric McDavid is a green anarchist who was entrapped by an FBI informant and charged with a single count of conspiracy to use fire or explosives to damage corporate and government property.

After serving nearly 10 years in prison his judgment and sentencing were vacated when it became known that the FBI had failed to disclose potentially exculpatory evidence to the defense.  Eric pleaded guilty to a lesser charge that carried a 5 year maximum sentence.  He was released almost immediately.

Abdelhaleem Ashqar, Dr.

A Palestinian nationalist who has fought for the liberation both in Palestine and here in the US.  Jurors acquitted Ashqar of racketeering conspiracy, but was still sentenced to 11 years and 3 months in prison for refusing to testify before a grand jury that was investigating money-laundering and non-profits funding “terrorist” organizations.  These charges are broad sweeping and are the same types of charges being brought against Dr. Dhafir.  He was released on June 13, 2017.

Artsiom Prakapenka

Detained on January 17, 2011 on suspicion of the attack on the KGB headquarters in Bobruisk launched on October 14, 2010 in solidarity with the anarchists arrested in September 2010.

Artsiom comes from Grodno and studied in Bobruisk. On May 18, 2011 he was found guilty of intentional destruction of property and sentenced to 7 years of colony with reinforced regime.

Released on August 22, 2015 on the grounds of pardon by president Lukashenko.

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