Anarchist Dinos Giagtzoglou was arrested in central Athens on 28 October 2017, one of Greece’s national days, in an ambush by anti-terrorist police forces as he left a safe house-hideout rented by him under a false name, carrying weaponry.
John Paul Wootton is a vegan anarchist prisoner and IWW/IWOC member, wrongfully convicted of the murder of a police officer in the "Craigavon 2" case, after a trial before a "Diplock" court, a secret military court with no jury. The case has been supported as a miscarriage of justice by high profile campaigners, legal experts & human rights activists.
On May 22, 2019, anarchist comrade Juan was arrested, a fugitive and wanted for about two years. Two houses were searched in the province of Brescia, as well as two homes of parents of a comrade, and a comrade in the Brescia hinterland. Another comrade was also arrested and detained in the Brescia prison, accused of “personal aiding” (article 378 of the Criminal Code), with the aggravating circumstance of ”aiding the subtraction of the execution of the sentence“ (in reference to Juan).
On May 21, 2019, three anarchists were arrested in the context of a repressive operation called “Prometheus” and carried out by the ROS carabinieri. Some searches have also been carried out. The main accusation is of “attack with terrorist or subversive purposes”, as they were held responsible for sending three bomb packages arrived in June 2017 to the p. m.
On April 5, 2019 in Cremona, Tommy was arrested. He is an anarchist who tried to resist a police arrest under the house of a fascist (who in the previous days had put himself on display with some cowardly provocations). A police car was smashed during the episode. On April 10, the sentence was pronounced by the Cremona court: one year, eight months and ten days of imprisonment for charges of “resistance, aggravated damage, injuries, threats and outrage”.