WEDNESDAY, 4 MAY 2011
Florence, Italy – Anarchists raided and arrested
Note how this attack on the anarchist movement and students in Florence, as well as having obvious promoters in local administration, has involved the central apparatus of Italian repression as explained in this excerpt:
“The measures were carried out by the Digos and coordinated by the Central Directorate of Police Prevention (Ucigos). […] The Secret Service (AISI)also contributed with their supporting information.”[Ansa.it]
Adding up specific minor criminal offences and bringing them together under the umbrella of the crime of association appears to be a strategy to be administered at the national level, directly involving the nerve centres of repression, to undermine the reality of conflict, dissent and counterinformation in the different cities.
Attacks of this kind reveal the fear that it instills in Democratic Power, observing how certain practices and certain relationships that can reproduce and multiply may disturb the rites and forms with which it tries to conceal the reality of oppression and violence.
In solidarity with the comrades in Florence