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15–21 April 2013: Decentralized action week of international solidarity with Athens IMC and 98FM radio station

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15–21 April 2013: Decentralized action week of international solidarity with Athens IMC and 98FM radio station

Since the morning of April 15th, comrades are gathered at Zografou campus in Athens in factual support of Indymedia Athens, which is currently transmitting from temporary addresses via tor, and Radiozones of Subversive Expression 98FM, which is currently broadcasting only on the radio (at 93.8FM).

- Protesters occupied administration offices at the Polytechnic campus in the district of Zografou, while the rector himself (Simos Simopoulos, who cut off internet access to Athens IMC and 98FM radio station in the first place) vanished into thin air… calling in sick for the day.

- Comrades got internet connection from within the occupied offices and re-launched 98FM radio on the web, thus broadcasting live online for a while.

- In retaliation for this direct action, state authorities ordered a complete internet shutdown at the academic facilities: this time, they unplugged the internet in the entire Zografou campus of the Athens Polytechnic School. In other words, not only the two self-organized projects, but the whole campus services are left without internet as of yet (16.00 local time). Internet provider in the campus is none other than the telecommunications organization OTE, which is owned by Deutsche Telekom and the Greek State.

One Comment

  1. Jack Jones wrote:

    How can people abroad help raise theses issues during the week of action? (and after, since this is an ongoing part of the class war)

    j.

    Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 1:58 pm | Permalink

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