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#58, 19:35 Nikos Kountardas to be released on Thursday morning (18.6)

According to a decision by the appeals committee of the city of Komotini, the detention of Nikos Kountardas will come to an end tomorrow morning. Nikos will be set free once the bail of 3,000 euros, demanded by the committee, is paid. The new bail conditions also include, once again, that he signs off at [...]

#57, 15.01: Attorney issues possitive recommendation for Kountardas; solidarity actions continue, court decision from Komotini awaited

On June 10, the attorney general responsible for Nikos’ case issued a recommendation according to which Nikos should be released with an additional bail. It is now down to the court of Komotini (in NE Greece) to make a final decision on Nikos’ immediate release. Noting that attorney generals tend to be conservative in their suggestions, [...]

#56, 17:04: Anarchist Nikos Kountardas continues hunger strike, resumes thirst strike. Letter from prison.

(reposted from athens imc with some minor alterations)   On Saturday May 16  anarchist Nikos Kountardas was ordered in pre-trial detention under the pretext of his supposed non-abiding to the bail conditions previously set to him. Nikos had been ordered to appear to his local police station (in the northern city of Xanthi) twice a [...]

#54, 13:50: Nikos Kountardas is off thirst strike, continues hunger strike – realease decision expected Monday

Last night, Nikos Kountardas was informed that there will be a court date set for him – and so, it seems, he is ending his thirst strike. Nikos continues to be on hunger strike, demanding his immediate release. It now seems likely that his demand will be decided upon tomorrow (Monday, 25.5). There is a national [...]

#53, 19.25: Anarchist Nikos Kountardas on thirst and hunger strike

(updates will follow) * A solidarity demonstration has been called for Saturday, 23.5 at noon, outside the Nikaia hospital in Athens. On Saturday 16 May anarchist Nikos Kountardas was ordered in pre-trial detention under the pretext of his supposed non-abbiding to the bail conditions previously set to him. Nikos had been ordered to appear to his [...]