We take responsibility for the arson attacks on 2 stores owned by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias, in vuronas area , as well as in the house of the Vice President of Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator ΔΕΔΔΗΕ.
CAPITALISTIC RESTRUCTURING AGAINST THE HEALTH CRISIS
The government of N.D. , strategically choosing the repressive management of the pandemic, has launched a violent class and social attack on youth and the world of work, which aims at the collapse of rights and conquests, but also the wider restructuring of the capitalist state.
In a time of global capitalist and health crisis, the government has created a bleak environment of insecurity and fear. Like all previous governments it tried to abdicate its criminal responsibilities for dismantling the public health system, leaving them to the “individual responsibility” of each and every one.
But really, who is responsible for the thousands of dead in the pandemic? Who is responsible for the non-existent protection measures in the workplace? When were measures taken or large industries closed? Who is responsible for stacking the poor on public transport? Who is responsible for the fact that private ICU beds were not ordered, at the same time as our fellow human beings were dying on trollies in the hospital corridors? Who has been served by the government’s policy of opening borders to tourists, if not the tourist lobbies? Who is responsible for the sharp rise in drugs and psychotropic drugs, as well as domestic violence during the lockdown period? What politics is sinking more and more people into dependencies, unable to cope with the daily deadlocks of capitalist everyday life?
Even during the period of hard lockdown, the government, instead of giving funds for the staffing of the public health system, preferred to give huge sums to rulers to reproduce the dominant propaganda, as well as equipment to the police and the NATO imperialist mechanism. At Chrysochoidis’ (Minister for Citizen Protection of Greece ) command, thousands of recruits were made and hundreds of vehicles, motorbikes, armour, technological equipment were purchased, in order to strengthen the mastiffs of capital and its state, in the logic of precautionary counter-insurgency and social-class resistance.
This repressive management is made clear both by the bans and arrests made in the mobilisations of November 17 and December 6, and by the extreme repressive attack on the demonstrations for the hunger strike of the political prisoner D. Koufontinas, the repression of the student occupations in Athens and Thessaloniki, the beating and torture of militants, the criminalization of political action through the banning of demonstrations, the imposition of fines and the creation of a misdemeanor for the dispersal of COVID-19. Continue reading “Athens,Greece: Responsibility claim for arson attacks on 2 stores by Proletarian Cell”