Hans was arrested on November 30, 2011 near a BCI Bank in Macul after an explosive attack. Held in preventive prison under the Anti-terrorist Law, he was charged for installation of another device in memorial of Jaime Guzman. After a year in prison, Hans was granted house arrest and went underground on December 7, 2012 after his legal process was effectively sabotaged by the state. On April 26, 2013, he was arrested by the Investigative Police (PDI).
Freddy was charged with taking part in the September 2007 Banco Santander robbery in Valparaíso and the October 2007 Banco Security robbery in Santiago during which repressive agent Luis Moyano died in a shootout while they were making their escape.
After a period as a fugitive, he was arrested on March 15, 2008 together with Marcelo Villarroel in Neuquen, Argentina. They were then deported to Chile on December 15, 2009. Marcelo and Juan Aliste Vega were charged with the same, and were imprisoned for years awaiting trial and had it regularly postponed.
Charged on January 21, 2014, with the shooting of a Banco Estado security guard in revenge for the death of the anarchist comrade Sebastian Overluij. She was stopped when entering a nearby station a with the loaded revolver. Sol is the niece of the Vergara brothers, killed by the dictatorship and granddaughter of Luisa and Manuel, who have held a memorial every March 29th, the day that their children were murdered.
On Tuesday, April 30th, at around 4pm, anarchists Yannis Naxakis and Grigoris Sarafoudis were arrested on Dekeleias avenue in the district of Nea Filadelfeia, as they were coming out of a cafeteria. They were charged with past robbery cases on the basis of ‘findings’ from DNA samples that were forcibly taken by them.
In the terror court 17.7.14 for the ATE bank robbery in Pyrgeto: Guilty, because they are anarchists!
While the prosecution admitted during the hearing that there was no evidence of guilt concerning the accused comrades Grigoris Sarafoudis and Giannis Naxakis, because anyway guilt was implied in the indictment “You cannot ignore the fact that the defendants are related to the anti-authoritarian, anarchist movement”!
Nikos was sentenced to 86 years’ imprisonment in absentia in the Revolutionary Struggle case. His sentence was merged into 50 years. However, the maximum prison term is 25 years (which are typically served either as a full sentence or by day wages in prisons, or after the completion of 3/5 of the prison term, when a prisoner can be granted conditional release under specific conditions).
Kostas was sentenced to 87 years in the Revolutionary Struggle case, but the sentence was merged into 50 years and 6 months. However, the maximum prison term is 25 years (which are typically served either as a full sentence or by day wages in prisons, or after the completion of 3/5 of the prison term, when a prisoner can be granted conditional release under specific conditions).
On April 10, 2010, the Anti-terrorist Department of the Greek Police arrested six people in Athens: Nikos Maziotis, Panagiota “Pola” Roupa, Kostas Gournas, Vaggelis Stathopoulos, Sarandos Nikitopoulos, and Christoforos Kortesis. All were known for their long presence in the anarchist/anti-authoritarian movement. Two weeks later, Nikos Maziotis, Pola Roupa, and Kostas Gournas admitted to participating in the organization known as Revolutionary Struggle (Epanastatikos Agonas).
Alexandros was arrested on December 4, 2010. While he denies being a member of the Cells of Fire, Alexandros was tried in the so-called “Halandri case.” He was found guilty of manufacturing explosives, possessing explosives, and being an accomplice to the explosion at the home of PASOK ministers Louka Katseli and Gerasimos Arsenis. Sentenced to 11 years in prison out of a total combined sentence of 19 years, and chose not to submit an application for a suspended sentence.
An antiterrorist operation gave rise to the so-called Nea Smyrni Case (Nea Smyrni is the Athens neighborhood where Alexandros Mitrousias and Costas Sakkas were arrested in possession of numerous weapons while leaving a garage where explosives and more weapons were found). Charges stemming from this case are forming an “unnamed terrorist organisation.”