Michalis Nikolopoulos was wanted since September of 2009, for being a member of CCF. He was arrested on 26/01/2011 after being chased by cops of DIAS squad, in an accidental road blockade. The cops found a gun, a fake id and a fake police badge on him.
He is prosecuted for his involvement with explosives and guns, which were found on other people prosecuted for the same case (arrests in Pireus and Kallithea), for the 14 parcel bombs case (ongoing trial), for the case concerning 250 attacks by CCF between 2008 and 2011 (ongoing trial), for the text in solidarity with Anarchist Squat Nadir (second eviction in October 2011), for squatting a radio station in 2007, in solidarity with a formerly imprisoned anarchist, for an attempted prison escape along with another three CCF’s members in December 2011 and for taking three prison guards hostage and for instigation concerning “Phoenix” project.
He is also under investigation concerning “Ardire” case, which was launched on June 2012 by the Italian prosecuting authorities.
The comrade has been sentenced to 68 years (37 combined) of imprisonment for being a member of CCF and for the rest of the charges concerning “Halandri case” (three explosive attacks and possession of an explosive device).
In 2014 was sentenced to 20 years of jail in the third trial of CCF. In 2016 received a term of 115 years for the escape attempt and other attacks of the CCF.
Letter by Michalis Nikolopoulos and Gerasimos Tsakalos
M.Nikolopoulos-statement for participation in Conspiracy of Cells of Fire